Publications and Proceedings

Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (Accepted). How do mathematicians learn math?: Resources and acts for constructing and understanding mathematics. To appear in Educational Studies in Mathematics.

Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (Accepted). Designed and emergent pedagogical supports for coordinating quantitative and agent-based descriptions of complex dynamic systems. Accepted for presentation at PME-NA 2011.

Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (Manuscript In Preparation). Students' reasoning about quantitative change in complex systems.

Stonedahl, F., Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2011). MAgICS: Toward a multi-agent introduction to computer science. To appear in M. Beer, M. Fasli, and D. Richards (Eds.) Multi-Agent Systems for Education and Interactive Entertainment: Design, Use and Experience. IGI Global. pp. 1-25.

Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2010). Restructuring change, interpreting changes: The deltatick modeling and analysis toolkit. In Proceedings of Constructionism 2010 (p. 97), Paris, France. [PDF]

Wilkerson, M. (2009). Computer Math Snapshots. Agents with attitude: Exploring coombs unfolding technique. International Journal of Computers for Mathematical Learning. 14(1), p. 51. [PDF]

Stonedahl, F., Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2009). Reconceiving introductory computer science curricula through agent based modeling. In Proceedings of the AAMAS 2009 Workshop on Educational Uses of Multi-Agent Systems (EduMAS '09) (pp. 63-70). Budapest, Hungary. [PDF]

Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2009). Understanding proof: Tracking experts' developing understanding of an unfamiliar proof. In Proceedings of the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction Study 19 (ICMI 19), Proof and proving in mathematics education (Vol. 2, pp. 268-274). Taipei, Taiwan: National Taiwan Normal University.

Wilkerson, M. & Wilensky, U. (2008). How Do Mathematicians Learn Mathematics? In Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the PME 32 and PME-NA XXX (Vol. 4, pp. 409-416). Morelia, Mexico: PME. [PDF]

Denning, T., Griswold, W. G., Simon, B. & Wilkerson, M. (2006). Multimodal communication in the classroom: What does it mean for us? In SIGCSE '06: Proceedings of the 37th SIGCSE technical symposium on computer science education (pp. 219-223). Houston, TX, USA: ACM Press. [PDF]

Wilkerson, M., Griswold, W. G. & Simon, B. (2005). Ubiquitous presenter: Increasing student access and control in a digital lecturing environment. In SIGCSE '05: Proceedings of the 36th SIGCSE technical symposium on computer science education (pp. 116-120). St. Louis, MO, USA: ACM Press. [PDF]

Paper Presentations

Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2011). Designing for multiple access points to powerful mathematics. In Veeragoudar Harrell, S. & Wilkerson-Jerde, M. (Chairs), Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Veeragoudar Harrell, S. (Orgs.) & C. Lee (Disc.), Rethinking STEM Content, Access, and Agency for Broad Participation: A Designer/Practitioner Dialogue. Symposium to be conducted at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA 2011), New Orleans, LA. [Proposal (abstract and my contribution only)]

Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2011). New tools for modeling quantitative variation in complex systems: A design and preliminary classroom study. To be presented at AERA 2011, New Orleans, LA. [Proposal]

Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2010). Qualitative Calculus of Systems: Exploring Students' Understanding of Rate of Change and Accumulation in Multiagent Systems. Presented at AERA 2010, Denver, CO, April 30 - May 4.
SIG-LS/ATL Best Student Paper Award
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Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2010). Reflected abstraction and knowledge reconstruction in expertise: Tracking mathematicians sensemaking around unfamiliar mathematical ideas. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society (JPS 2010), St Louis, MO, June 3-5.

Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2010). Deltatick: Using agent-based modeling to learn the calculus of complex systems. In U. Wilensky (Chair). Small Steps for Agents... Giant Steps for Students?: Learning with Agent-Based Modeling. In Proceedings of Constructionism 2010. Paris, France, Aug 16 - Aug 20.

Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2010). Seeing Change in the World from Different Levels: Understanding the Mathematics of Complex Systems. In M. Jacobson (Org.), U. Wilensky (Chair), and Peter Reimann (Discussant), Learning about Complexity and Beyond: Theoretical and Methodological Implications for the Learning Sciences. In K. Gomez & J. Radinsky (Ed.), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (Vol 2, pp. 187-194). Chicago, IL, Jun 29-Jul 2.

Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2009). Complementarity in equational and agent-based models: A pedagogical perspective. In M. Jacobson (Org.), Complexity, Learning, and Research: Under the Microscope, New Kinds of Microscopes, and Seeing Differently. Presented at AERA 2009, San Diego, CA, April 13-17. [PDF]

Wilkerson, M. & Wilensky, U. (2008). Embedding environments as a mechanism for mathematical reasoning: An expert study. Paper presented at AERA 2008, New York, NY, March 24-28.

Sengupta, P., Wilkerson, M. & Wilensky, U. (2007). On the relationship between spatial knowledge and learning electricity: Comparative case studies of students using 2D and 3D emergent, computational learning environments. Paper presented at AERA 2007, Chicago, IL, April 9-13. [PDF]

Posters and Other

Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2010). NetLogo HotLink Replay: A Tool for Exploring, Analyzing and Interpreting Mathematical Change in Complex Systems. In K. Gomez & J. Radinsky (Ed.), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2010) (Vol 2, pp. 374-375). Chicago, IL, Jun 29 - Jul 2. [PDF|Poster]

Wilkerson-Jerde, M., Jacobs, A., & Wilensky, U. (2009). Getting the whole picture: Tracking expert learning over time with networks. Presented at the Annual Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems Complexity Conference, September 2.
Best Student Poster Award

Wilkerson-Jerde, M. & Wilensky, U. (2009). DeltaTick: Applying Calculus to the Real World through Behavioral Modeling. In Proceedings of the Models in Developing Mathematics Education Conference, September 11-17, 2009.
Conference Travel Award
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Jacobs, A., Wilkerson-Jerde, M., Sengupta, P., & Wilensky, U. (2009). When does 3D visualization work?: In search of design principles for three-dimensional visuospatial agent-based models. Student poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division (AAAS-SWARM), March 29, 2009.

Wilkerson, M., Sengupta, P., & Wilensky, U. (2008). Perceptual supports for sensemaking: A case study using multi agent based computational learning environments. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2008) (Vol. 3, pp. 151-152). Utrecht, The Netherlands: ICLS. [PDF|Poster]

Wilkerson, M. (2004). Knot theory fashion: Brunnian style, infinite possibilities. Presented at Student Poster Session, Southern California & Nevada Section of the Mathematical Association of America, San Diego, March 2004.
Best Student Poster Award