University Scholar Series: Ferdinand Rivera


University Scholar Series: Ferdinand Rivera


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Emergence of Multiplicative Thinking Structures in Children and Adults: Building a Solid Foundation for Successful Learning in Mathematics

On September 24, 2014, Dr. Ferdinand Rivera spoke in the University Scholar Series hosted by Provost Andy Feinstein at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. Dr. Ferdinand Rivera’s research focuses on understanding the emergence of structures among children and adults in mathematical activities that involve patterns. His findings are synthesized in his most recent book, Teaching and Learning Patterns in School Mathematics: Psychological and Pedagogical Perspectives. Rivera is a full professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Science, and Chair of the Department of Elementary Education, College of Education.

Date of Event

Fall 9-24-2014


Mathematics | Science and Mathematics Education


Streaming video of the event will be available at a later date.

University Scholar Series: Ferdinand Rivera