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  • "Discovering Questions as well as Answers When Writing a Departmental History," paper (co-authored with S. Wright and D. Zill) presented in the MAA Contributed Paper Session on Preserving and Writing the History of Mathematics Departments at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, GA, January 6, 2017.
  • "From Words to Conclusions: Converting Qualitative Data into Evidence for Your SoTL Story," a 90-minute workshop presented at the ISSOTL 2016 conference, Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 2016.
  • "Leading SoTL in the Disciplines: A Story of Building a SoTL Community in One Discipline," paper presented with C. Bennett, at the ISSOTL 2016 conference, Los Angeles, CA, October 13, 2016.
  • "Drafting Your Own SoTL Story: A Beginner's Guide to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning," a day-long pre-conference workshop at the ISSOTL 2016 conference, Los Angeles, CA, October 12, 2016.
  • "Women and mathematics: A course and a scholarly investigation," paper presented at the Mathematical Biography: A MacTutor Celebration conference, St. Andrews University, Scotland, September 17, 2016. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FT9enhU7cRQ
  • "Getting Started in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics," a two-session minicourse co-presented with C. Bennett, at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Seattle WA, January 7 and 9, 2016.
  • "Our classrooms as ecological systems," Invited panelist for "Developing the MAA Pedagogy Guide" at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Seattle, WA, January 6, 2016.
    Materials available at http://myweb.lmu.edu/jdewar/ecology
  • "Teaching for transfer: Investigating tough questions at the intersection of disciplines and practice," Invited keynote address, co-presented with C. Bennett, at 2015 Symposium on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning sponsored by the Institute for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at Mount Royal University, Banff, Canada, November 13, 2015.
  • "Evidence matters: Designing your SoTL study," Invited workshop, 2015 Symposium on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning sponsored by the Institute for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at Mount Royal University, Banff, Canada, November 11, 2015.
  • "Teaching Students about Women and Mathematics: A Dialogue between Two Course Designers," paper co-presented with S. Greenwald, Contributed Paper Session on The Contributions of Women to Mathematics, 100 Years and Counting, MathFest 2015, Washington, DC, August 8, 2015.
  • "A Well-Kept Secret: Women in Mathematics Education," paper presented in the Contributed Paper Session on The Contributions of Women to Mathematics, 100 Years and Counting, MathFest 2015, Washington, DC, August 7, 2015.
  • "Getting Started in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics," a two-session minicourse co-presented with P. Crawford at MathFest, Washington, DC, August 6 and 8, 2015.
  • "Turning Teaching Problems into Research Problems," a workshop co-presented with C. Bennett to Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, June 20, 2015.
  • "Words vs. Numbers: Analyzing Qualitative Data," a workshop presented at the Lilly Conference on University and College Teaching, Bethesda, MD, May 29, 2015.
  • "Doing and Teaching with the Mathematical Practices," a 5-session workshop series co-presented with K. Clemmer and K. Laskasky to the Loyola Marymount University Math Leadership Network, January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6, and May 4, 2015.
  • "Some Thoughts on Individual Success," invited panel presentation, MPWR II: Mentoring and Partnerships for Women in RUME (Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education), Pittsburgh, PA, February 17, 2015.
  • "Doing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics," a two-session minicourse co-presented with P. Crawford at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, TX, January 11 and 13, 2015.
  • "Could an ecology of teaching and learning inform us about best practices in classroom teaching?" Invited presentation made as part of the Committee for Undergraduate Teaching of Mathematics' Invited Panel - Making the Case for Faculty Relevance: Case Studies in Best Practices for Classroom Teaching at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, TX, January 12, 2015.
    Materials available at http://myweb.lmu.edu/jdewar/ecology
  • "Scholarship of Teaching and Learning," invited presentation for the Project NExT Panel on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, TX, January 11, 2015.
    Materials available at http://myweb.lmu.edu/jdewar/NExT2015
  • "Doing and Teaching with the Mathematical Practices," a 4-session workshop series co-presented with K. Clemmer and K. Laskasky to the Loyola Marymount University Math Leadership Network, September 8, October 6, October 27, and December 1, 2014.
  • "A Beginner's Guide to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics," a two-session minicourse co-presented with C. Bennett at MAA MathFest, Portland, OR, August 8 and 9, 2014.
  • "CCSS Mathematical Practice 2 Revisited: Reason abstractly and quantitatively," workshop presented to teacher-leaders in the Math Leadership Corps, Loyola Marymount University, June 2, 2014.
  • "CCSS Mathematical Practice 8: Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning," workshop presented to teacher-leaders in the Math Leadership Corps, Loyola Marymount University, May 5, 2014.
  • "Engaging students in active and critical thinking that promotes MP 1, 6, and 7," Common Core Professional Development workshop, Culver City High School, Culver City, CA, April 14, 2014.
  • "Where's the evidence: Designing and carrying out a pedagogical research study," Queensborough Community College, Bayside, NY, April 9, 2014.
  • "CCSS Mathematical Practices 4 & 5: Model with mathematics & Use appropriate tools strategically," workshop presented to teacher-leaders in the Math Leadership Corps, Loyola Marymount University, April 7, 2014.
  • "CCSS Mathematical Practice 2: Reason abstractly and quantitatively," workshop presented to teacher-leaders in the Math Leadership Corps, Loyola Marymount University, March 3, 2014.
  • "Words versus Numbers: Dealing with Qualitative Data," invited presentation, Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, Newport Beach, CA, February 22, 2014.
  • "CCSS Mathematical Practice 3: Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others," workshop presented to teacher-leaders in the Math Leadership Corps, Loyola Marymount University, February 3, 2014.
  • "CCSS Mathematical Practices 1 & 6: Making sense of problems and persevering & Attend to precision," workshop presented to teacher-leaders in the Math Leadership Corps, Loyola Marymount University, January 6, 2014.
  • "CCSS Mathematical Practice #7: Look for and make use of structure," workshop presented to teacher-leaders in the Math Leadership Corps, Loyola Marymount University, December 2, 2013.
  • "A SENCERized Approach to Quantitative Literacy Through Group Projects on Community Issues," paper co-presented with S. Larson and T. Zachariah, SENCER Regional Meeting, St. Mary's College, Moraga, CA, November 16, 2013
  • "Increasing math majors' skills, confidence, community and retention with a 1st year course," paper co-presented with S. Larson and T. Zachariah, MAA Contributed Paper Session on Curriculum development to support first year mathematics students, MathFest 2013, Hartford, CT, August 3, 2013.
  • "Advancing the Plot in Your SoTL Story: Where's the Evidence?", workshop presented at 2013 International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors (formerly the National CASTL Summer Institute: The Carnegie Foundations CASTL Leadership Program), Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, June 1, 2013.
  • Panel Discussion on "What Makes Good SoTL?", invited panelist, 2013 International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors (formerly the National CASTL Summer Institute: The Carnegie Foundations CASTL Leadership Program), Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA May 31, 2013.
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL): Turning Teaching Problems into Research, invited speaker, Institute for Mathematics and Education, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, May 4, 2013. See http://ime.math.arizona.edu/2012-13/0504_workshop.html
  • "Equity Lessons for Higher Ed - Can Unequal Be Equal?", paper presented at the 25th annual Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching, Pomona, CA, March 15, 2013.
  • "Scholarship of Teaching & Learning: Ideas to Publication", invited panelist, Project NeXT panel, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, January 12, 2013.
  • "Women & Mathematics for Future Teachers: Outcomes of a Tensor-MAA Women and Mathematics Grant", poster with A. Bargagliotti, A. Crans and L. Khadjavi, MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Mathematical Outreach Programs Poster Session, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego CA, January 10, 2013.
  • "Women and Mathematics: A Course and a Scholarly Investigation", paper presented at the Women in Mathematics Symposium, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, October 27, 2012.
  • "Where's the Evidence? Designing & Carrying Out a Research Study," workshop presented at 2012 International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors (formerly the National CASTL Summer Institute: The Carnegie Foundations CASTL Leadership Program), Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, June 2, 2012.
  • Panel Discussion on SoTL Present and Future, invited panelist, 2012 International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors (formerly the National CASTL Summer Institute: The Carnegie Foundations CASTL Leadership Program), Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA June 1, 2012.
  • "How a Teaching Problem Becomes a Catalyst for Research," invited speaker, Center for the Integration of Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, April 16, 2012.
  • "How Does Mathematics Contribute to a Liberal Education?" paper presented with C. Bennett at Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching, Pomona, CA, March 16, 2012.
  • "Sharing the Teaching Commons: SoTL and RUME," invited talk, 15th annual conference, Special Interest Group of the MAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics, Portland, OR, February 24, 2012.
  • "Future Teachers' Views of Mathematics and Intentions for Gender Equity: Are These Carried Forward into Their Own Classrooms?", paper presented at 15th annual conference, Special Interest Group of the MAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics, Portland, OR, February 25, 2012.
  • "Using the History of Women in Mathematics to Address Gender Equity and Prepare Future Teachers," paper with A. Crans and L. Khadjavi, Contributed paper session on the history and philosophy of mathematics, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boston, MA, January 7, 2012.
  • "Turning Teaching Into Scholarship," invited panelist, Project NeXT panel, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boston, MA, January 6, 2012.
  • "Women & Mathematics" for Future Teachers: Outcomes of a Tensor-MAA Women and Mathematics Grant, poster with A. Crans and L. Khadjavi, Mathematics Outreach Poster Session, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boston, MA, January 5, 2012.
  • "How does mathematics contribute to a liberal education?" paper presented with C. Bennett, Contributed paper session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boston, MA, January 4, 2012.
  • "Evaluating Faculty Work in the Creative Arts for Tenure/Promotion," POD Network 2011 Conference, Atlanta GA, October 27, 2011.
  • "Evaluating Faculty Work in the Creative Arts for Tenure/Promotion," ISSOTL 2011, October 22, 2011.
  • "SoTL and Community Reinforce One Another to Create Impact at Loyola Marymount University," poster, coauthored with S. August and D. Herreiner, 2011 ISSOTL Conference, Milwaukee, WI, October 21, 2011.
  • "The Scholarship of Teaching & Learning: How a Teaching Problem Becomes a Catalyst for Research," invited presentation, Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, CA, September 12, 2011.
  • "Extrapolating from a First Year Experience for Mathematics Majors," paper co- presented with S. Larson and T. Zachariah, MAA Contributed Paper Session on First-Year Seminars/First year Experiences Mathematics Courses, MathFest 2011, Lexington, KY, August 4, 2011.
  • "Where's the Evidence? Designing & Carrying Out a Research Study," workshop presented at 2011 International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors (formerly the National CASTL Summer Institute: The Carnegie Foundations CASTL Leadership Program), Creighton University, Omaha, NE, June 3, 2011.
  • "Project SHE 2011: Sharing Her Experiences in Science and Engineering," co- presented with Virginia Merriam in LMU Hannon Library Pub Night Series, March 15, 2011. Available here.
  • "Evaluating Faculty Work in Creative Specialties for Tenure and Promotion," co- presented with Steve Duncan, Adriana Jaroszewicz, Suzanne Larson, Laura Massa, Nick Mattos, and Kevin Wetmore, Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching, Pomona, CA, March 11, 2011.
  • "Mathematics and Equity, Past and Present, through the Lives and Work of Women Mathematicians," paper presented with A. Crans and L. Khadjavi, MAA Contributed Paper Session on Humanistic Mathematics, Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans LA, January 8, 2011
  • "Getting Involved in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning," invited panelist, Project NeXT panel, Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans LA, January 7, 2011
  • "Two Issues in Evaluating Teaching With Student Ratings: Developing a Form and Interpreting the Data," featured presentation, 30th annual International Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Miami University, Oxford OH, November 20, 2010.
  • "Do Faculty Beliefs about Teaching Predict their Professional Development Choices?" poster with V. Thadani and W. Breeland, 2010 POD Network Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 6, 2010.
  • "College Instructors' Implicit Theories About Teaching Skills and Their Relationship To Professional Development Choices," poster with V. Thadani and W. Breeland, 2010 AERA Conference, Denver, CO, May 2, 2010.
  • "Two Facets of SRT: Developing a Form and Interpreting the Data," paper presented in the symposium "Simplifying the Complexity in Teaching Evaluation: Faculty Taking Charge of Student Rating of Teaching (SRT)" at the 2010 AERA Conference, Denver, CO, May 1, 2010.
  • "Do Professors' Beliefs About Teaching Predict Their Responses to Professional Development?," poster with V. Thadani and W. Breeland, Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching, Pomona, CA, March 12, 2010.
  • "Multiple Facets of Quantitative Literacy," in "A Few SENCER Models overview," Science and Civic Engagement: a Symposium on New Approaches in Science and Mathematics Education, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, February 27, 2010.
  • "Using Group Projects on Community Issues to Develop Quantitative Skills," paper presented with S. Larson and T. Zachariah at Science and Civic Engagement: a Symposium on New Approaches in Science and Mathematics Education, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, February 28, 2010.
  • "Using a Knowledge Survey for Course and Program Level Assessment in Mathematics," MAA Contributed Paper Session, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Francisco, CA, January 14, 2010.
  • "Developing Student Ratings of Teaching Forms and Interpreting Their Data," 75-minute presentation, POD Network Conference, Houston, TX, October 30, 2009.
  • "The Attraction, Value and Future of SoTL as Seen by the Carnegie Affiliates," co-authored with A. Dailey-Hebert, Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Bloomington, IN, October 23, 2009.
  • "SoTL Creating Community Creating Impact at Loyola Marymount University," (poster) co-authored with S. August, Sixth Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Bloomington, IN, October 23, 2009.
  • "The Attraction, Value and Future of SoTL: Carnegie Affiliates Perspective and Beyond," co-presented with M. Cohn, A. Dailey-Hebert, M. Fisher, G. Hunt, M. Kiener, & T. Moore, Final Convening, CASTL Institutional Leadership Program, Bloomington, IN, October 21, 2009.
  • "A Beginner's Guide to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics," a two-session minicourse presented at MAA MathFest, Portland, OR, August 6 and 7, 2009.
  • "What is mathematics: Student and faculty views." Eleventh SIGMAA Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, San Diego, CA, February, 2008.
  • "A Beginners Guide to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning," Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching West, Pomona, CA, March 21, 2008.
  • "A Beginner's Guide to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics," a two-session minicourse co-organized and presented with C. Bennett at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, January 7 and 9, 2008.
  • "An Investigation of Student Understanding of Proof Leads to a Taxonomy of Mathematical Knowledge-Expertise," co-authored with C. Bennett at the AMS-MAA Special Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, January 6, 2008.
  • "The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Turning Teaching Problems Into Research Problems," Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching West, Pomona, CA, March 16, 2007.
  • "Developing and Applying a Taxonomy for Mathematical Knowledge-Expertise," Tenth SIGMAA Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, San Diego, CA, February 22, 2007.
  • "A Beginner's Guide to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics," a two-session minicourse co-organized and presented with C. Bennett at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans, LA, January 6 and 8, 2007.
  • "What Can Math Majors Tell Us About Quantitative Literacy?" co-presented with C. Bennett at the Third Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Washington, DC, November 9, 2006.
  • "Assessing Students' Understanding of their Disciplines," 36th annual conference, International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning, Palm Springs, CA, October 21, 2006.
  • "Emerging Model: Quantitative Literacy though Community Based Group Projects," co-presented with T. Zachariah and S. Larson, SENCER Summer Institute, Santa Clara, CA, August 6, 2006.
  • "Taking Your Work to the Rest of Your Institution," co-presented with L. Fathe, SENCER Summer Institute, Santa Clara, CA, August 6, 2006.
  • "Using Group Projects on Community Issues to Develop Quantitative Skills," co-presented with T. Zachariah and S. Larson, SENCER Summer Institute, Santa Clara, CA, August 5, 2006.
  • "Learning Quantitative Skills Through Local Civic Problems," co-presented with T. Zachariah and S. Larson, Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching West, Pomona, CA, March 18, 2006.
  • "A Beginner's Guide to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics," a two-session minicourse co-organized with C. Bennett and co-presented with T. Banchoff, C. Bennett, and J. Holcomb at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, TX, January 13 and 15, 2006.
  • "Incorporating Civic Engagement in Quantitative Literacy Courses", co-presented with T. Zachariah and S. Larson, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, TX, January 14, 2006.
  • "Mathematics is ....", Teaching Award Presentation, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, TX, January 14, 2006.
  • "Investigations with Shared Data" co-presented with C. Bennett and J. Sandefur at the Second Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Vancouver Canada, October 16, 2005.
  • "Assessing Disciplinary Understanding" co-presented with C. Bennett at the Second Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Vancouver Canada, October 14, 2005.
  • "The Trouble With 5 Examples," Southern California-Nevada Section, Mathematical Association of America Meeting, October 8, 2005.
  • "Problem Solving, Deep Understanding and Building an Inclusive Community," co-presented with C. Bennett, 9-12 Research Insights Session, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2005 Annual Meeting, April 9, 2005.
  • "The Role of 15-minute Problems," co-presented with C. Bennett at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, GA, January 8, 2005.
  • "A Tool for Describing Students' Journey to Proficiency in Proof," co-presented with C. Bennett, Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics Session, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, GA, January 8, 2005.
  • "A New Tool for Assessing Student Progress toward Proficiency," co-presented with Curt Bennett at the LMU Center for Teaching Excellence, November 16, 2004.
  • "Rich Representations of Student Learning," co-presented with Curt Bennett at the Inaugural Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, University of Indiana, Bloomington, October 23, 2004.
  • "SoTL Collaboration: A Case Study," co-presented with Curt Bennett at the Inaugural Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, University of Indiana, Bloomington, October 23, 2004
  • "Turning Teaching Problems into Research Problems: An Example - Students' Understanding of Proof," 75-minute session, SENCER Summer Institute, Santa Clara University, August 9, 2004
  • "Quantitative Reasoning and Civic Engagement," co-presented with M. Birgen, and D. Ferguson, SENCER Summer Institute, Santa Clara University, August 9, 2004
  • "Planning a Future Teachers Conference," poster presentation, SENCER Summer Institute, Santa Clara University, August 7, 2004
  • "Students' Journey on the Path to Proficiency in Proof" co-presented with Curt Bennett, Carnegie CASTL Final Report, Carnegie Foundation, Palo Alto, CA. June 5, 2004
  • Carnegie Scholars Work in Progress: Lesson Learned. (co-presented with K. McKinney and P. Donahue) Fifth Colloquium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Carnegie Foundation, San Diego, CA, April 1, 2004.
  • "Carnegie Scholars' Work in Progress: Lessons Learned," co-presented with K. McKinney and P. Donahue, Fifth Colloquium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Carnegie Foundation, San Diego, CA, March 2004
  • "What Types of Questions Promote Deep Learning and how might we find out?" Panel Moderator, Fifth Colloquium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Carnegie Foundation, San Diego, CA, March 2004.
  • "Turning Teaching Problems into Research Problems," co-presented with Curt Bennett at the LMU Center for Teaching Excellence, March 2, 2004.
  • Developing Skills, Confidence and Community in Freshman Mathematics Majors (co-presented with C. Bennett) Joint Mathematics Meetings, Phoenix, AZ, January 8, 2004.
  • Taking on a Developed Writing Class in Mathematics. (co-presented with C. Bennett) Joint Mathematics Meetings, Phoenix, AZ, January 8, 2004.
  • "Quantitative Reasoning in Mathematics. " (co-presented with D. Ferguson and M. Birgen) SENCER Summer Institute, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA. August 10, 2003. SENCER stands for Science Education for New Civic Engagement and Responsibility and is a major initiative of AAC&U funded by NSF to promote the teaching of mathematics and science through real world problems.
  • "A Curriculum Development Odyssey." (co-presented with L. Kjeseth, M. Greenhalgh, and J. Kasabian), Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching, Lake Arrowhead, California. March, 2001.
  • "Meet the Teachers Roundtable: Exemplary Teachers, Exemplary Lessons." (co-presented with J. Kasabian, F. Manion and S. Tummers), Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching, Lake Arrowhead, California. March, 2001.
  • Odds on You. Womens History Month, Loyola Marymount University, March 14, 2002.
  • "Cooperative Learning + Alternative Assessment: Adding Up to Make a Difference." (co-presented with L. Fathe, L. Kjeseth, M. Greenhalgh, and J. Kasabian), Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching, Lake Arrowhead, California. March 2000.
  • "Hands-on Activities Make a Difference." (co-presented with R. Vangor), Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching, Lake Arrowhead, California. March 2000.
  • "From Portfolio in a Math Class, To Portfolio in Your Class." Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching, Lake Arrowhead, CA, March, 1999.
  • "Teaming Up to Recruit and Prepare Future K-12 Math and Science Teachers." (co-presented with M. Greenhalgh and J. Kasabian), Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching, Lake Arrowhead, California. March, 1999.
  • "Recruiting and Encouraging Future Teachers." (co-presented with J. Kasabian." Joint LACTE/MASTEP (NSF-funded California Collaboratives for Teacher Excellence) Symposium, California State University, Los Angeles, CA, October 16, 1998.
  • "Women and Mathematics." Los Angeles City Teachers Mathematics Association Conference, California State University, Dominguez Hills, California, March 14, 1998.
  • "Building Skills, Confidence and Community in Freshman Mathematics Majors." Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching, Lake Arrowhead, CA, March, 1998.
  • "Calculus Reform." Universidad Rafael Landivar, Guatemala City, Guatemala, August 1997.
  • "Innovative Teaching Strategies in Mathematics." Universidad Rafael Landivar, Guatemala City, Guatemala, August 1997.
  • "Building Skills and Confidence in Math Majors Through Problem Solving and Writing." Universidad Rafael Landivar, Guatemala City, Guatemala, August 1997.
  • "Teaching With Technology." Universidad Rafael Landivar, Guatemala City, Guatemala, August 1997.
  • "Developing Skills, Confidence and Community in Freshman Mathematics Majors." Celebrating Our Successes; Understanding Our Challenges, a national conference for NSF-CETP programs, CSU Dominguez Hills, June 1997.
  • "Using E-mail Journals to Open Lines of Communication and Foster Self-reflection." Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching, Lake Arrowhead, California. March, 1997.
  • "Using Portfolios in a Mathematical Proofs Course." Session on Alternative Assessment, Los Angeles Collaborative for Teacher Excellence Faculty Development Workshop, November 1, 1996.
  • "Mathematics: Contributions by Women." AMS/MAA National Joint Mathematics Meeting, San Francisco, CA, January 1991.
  • "Building Confidence in Problem Solving, 11th Annual Conference." California Mathematics Council of Community Colleges South, Costa Mesa, CA. March 23, 1996.
  • "Problem Solving, Writing Mathematics and Building Confidence." 35th Annual Fall Conference of the California Mathematics Council Southern Section, Palm Springs, CA, November 5, 1994.
  • "Women and Mathematics in China." LMU Faculty Seminar Series, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, February 20, 1992.
  • "GREAT MATH: An Enrichment Program Staffed by Parent Volunteers." Seventh International Congress on Mathematics Education, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, August, 1992.
  • "Using the Computer Language LOGO to Provide College Students with a Mathematical Experience." Fuzhow University, Fuzhow, China, Women and Mathematics Delegation, People to People, July 1990.

Additional Conference Participation and Responsibilities
  • Co-organizer (with B. Burroughs and P.-s. Hsu) of a panel discussion, Highlighting Contributions to Mathematics Education from Members of Departments of Mathematical Sciences, co-sponsored by the MAA Committee on the Mathematical Education of Teachers (COMET) and AWM Committee on Education at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, GA, January 6, 2017.
  • Co-organizer (with T. Banchoff, C. Bennett, P. Crawford, and E. Herman) of an MAA Contributed Paper Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, GA, January 4, 2017.
  • Co-organizer (with P.-s. Hsu) of a panel discussion, Work in Mathematics Education in Departments of Mathematical Sciences, co-sponsored by the AMS & AWM Committees on Education at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Seattle, WA, January 7, 2016.
  • Co-organizer (with T. Banchoff, C. Bennett, P. Crawford, and E. Herman) of an MAA Topic Contributed Paper Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Seattle, WA, January 6, 2016.
  • Co-organizer (with R. Goodman, J. Hamm, and C. Bennett) of an MAA Themed Contributed Paper Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics at the MAA MathFest, Washington, DC, August 5, 2015.
  • Co-organizer (with T. Banchoff, C. Bennett, P. Crawford, and E. Herman) of an MAA Contributed Paper Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, TX, January 10, 2015.
  • Co-organizer (with T. Banchoff, C. Bennett, P. Crawford, and E. Herman) of an MAA Contributed Paper Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, MD, January 2014.
  • Member, Planning Group, 2013 International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors (formerly the National CASTL Summer Institute: The Carnegie Foundations CASTL Leadership Program), May 30 - June 2, 2013 at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Faculty sponsor, "Patterns + Women = Figures for Math," a hands-on workshop presented by Loyola Marymount University undergraduates Jaimarie Marcelin and Esmeralda Villapando at the Expanding Your Horizons Career Day, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA, April 6, 2013.
  • Co-organizer (with T. Banchoff, C. Bennett, P. Crawford, and E. Herman) of an MAA Contributed Paper Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, January 2013.
  • Member, Planning Group, 2012 International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors (formerly the National CASTL Summer Institute: The Carnegie Foundations CASTL Leadership Program), May 31 – June 3, 2012 at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Faculty sponsor, "Patterns + Women = Figures for Math," a hands-on workshop presented by Loyola Marymount University undergraduate Esmeralda Villapando at the Expanding Your Horizons Career Day, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA, March 17, 2012.
  • Co-organizer (with T. Banchoff, P. Crawford, E. Herman, and N. Wodarz) of an MAA Contributed Paper Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boston, MA, January 2012.
  • Member, Planning Group, 2011 National CASTL Institute, now called International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors, held June 1-4, 2011 at Creighton University, Omaha NB.
  • Mentor, 2011 International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors (formerly the National CASTL Summer Institute: The Carnegie Foundations CASTL Leadership Program), Creighton University, Omaha, NE, June 1-4, 2011.
  • Faculty sponsor, "Patterns + Women = Figures for Math," a hands-on workshop presented by three current Loyola Marymount University undergraduates at the Expanding Your Horizons Career Day, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 2011.
  • Co-organizer (with T. Banchoff, P. Crawford, E. Herman, and N. Wodarz) of an MAA Contributed Paper Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans, LA, January 2011.
  • Faculty sponsor, "Patterns + People = Figures for Math," a hands-on workshop presented by a Loyola Marymount University graduate at the Annual Future Teachers conference, Loyola Marymount University, October 2, 2010.
  • Mentor, 2010 National CASTL Summer Institute: The Carnegie Foundations CASTL Leadership Program, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, June 2 5, 2010.
  • Faculty sponsor, "Great Women in Mathematics," a hands-on workshop presented by three current and former Loyola Marymount University undergraduates at the Expanding Your Horizons Career Day, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA, April 10, 2010.
  • Co-organizer (with T. Banchoff & P. Crawford) of an MAA-AMS Invited Paper Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Francisco, CA, January 2010.
  • Faculty sponsor, "Great Women in Mathematics," a hands-on workshop presented by three former Loyola Marymount University undergraduates at the Expanding Your Horizons Career Day, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA, April 4, 2009.
  • Co-organizer (with C. Bennett & T. Banchoff) of an AMS-MAA Special Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Washington, DC, January 2009.
  • Faculty sponsor, "Women in Mathematics – a Well-kept Secret: Strategies to Encourage girls to Excel in Mathematics," a hands-on workshop presented by two Loyola Marymount University undergraduates at the Twelfth Annual Future Teachers conference, Santa Monica College, October 18, 2008.
  • Faculty sponsor, "Great Women in Mathematics," a hands-on workshop presented by six Loyola Marymount University undergraduates at the Expanding Your Horizons Career Day, Mount St. Marys College, Los Angeles, CA, March 22, 2008.
  • Co-organizer, AMS-MAA Special Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, January 6, 2008.
  • Co-organizer, MAA Contributed Paper Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, January 2007.
  • Multiple Facets of Quantitative Literacy, Session organizer at the Third Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Washington, DC, November 9, 2006.
  • "Connecting SENCER to Preservice Teacher Education," Co-facilitated with W. Bennett, J. Labov, and C. Huether, SENCER Summer Institute, Santa Clara, CA, August 7, 2006.
  • "Listening to Student Voices?" Panel Organizer and Moderator, Sixth Colloquium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Carnegie Foundation, Atlanta, GA, March 2005.
  • Panel Moderator. What Types of Questions Promote Deep Learning and how might we find out? Fifth Colloquium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Carnegie Foundation, San Diego, CA, April 1, 2004.
  • Organizer, Women History Month Career Panels, Loyola Marymount University "Changing Information Technology: A Path to Corporate Transformation," March 3, 2004 "Women in Technology: Pioneering the Future," March 2003 "Women in Technology: Hidden Jobs and Opportunities," March 21, 2002
  • Session Facilitator. Quantitative Reasoning. SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagement and Responsibility) Summer Institute, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA, August 2003
  • Organizer, Annual Expanding Your Horizons in Math, Science and Engineering, Career Day for Girls in grades 6-10, Loyola Marymount University, 1979-2003.
  • Organizer and Moderator, Annual Meet the Teachers Roundtable - Connecting Future K-12 Teachers with Role Model Teachers for Science and Mathematics, Loyola Marymount University, 1998-2003.
  • Co-organizer and co-facilitator with J. Kasabian. "Student Voices, What Are They Telling Us?" Panel discussion, NSF-CETP national conference. California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA. June, 1997.
  • Moderator. "Student Centered Learning: A View from the Trenches." Panel discussion, LMU Chapter, California Women in Higher Education, October, 1997.
  • Co-organizer. Future Teachers Conference, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA, 1996 and 1997.