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Student presents at 40th PME-NA Conference

Debasmita Basu, presented her dissertation “Examining the social aspects of the Greenhouse Effect through mathematical modeling” in the poster session at the conference held in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Debasmita Basu with poster at PME-NA

Debasmita’s dissertation study is part of a larger project “Assimilating Mathematical and Computational Thinking into Earth and Environmental Science” funded by the National Science Foundation. In addition to this poster presentation, Debasmita also had two more presentations at the same conference that focused on her graduate assistantship work on the Dynamic Measurement project

About the North American chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA)

The major goals of PME-NA are:

  1. To promote international contacts and the exchange of scientific information in the psychology of mathematics education.
  2. To promote and stimulate interdisciplinary research in the aforesaid area, with the cooperation of psychologists, mathematicians and mathematics teachers.
  3. To further a deeper and better understanding of the psychological aspects of teaching and learning mathematics and the implications thereof.

Learn more on the PME-NA website.