Mara Alagic, PhD

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Alagic, M. (2013). Teacher Candidates’ Perceptions of Mathematical, Cognitive and Pedagogical Fidelity of the “fill & pour” Virtual Manipulative.  Martinez, M. & Superfine, C. A. (Eds.). (2013). Proceedings of the 35th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago. (p. 119 – 126).

Alagic, M. & Rimmington, G.M. (2013). Google Earth: Mathematical art forms. Proc. 16th Annual Bridges Conference. Bridges Enschede. Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture. Enschede, The Netherlands. July 27-31, Hertfordshire, UK, Tarquin Publications.

Liu, F. Alagic, M.(2013) Changing preservice elementary teachers' perceptions of teaching and learning the metric system. Journal of Mathematics Education, v.6 (1), 2013-Jun, p.1-16, [http://educationforatoz.com/images/Fuchang_Liu_-_1.pdf] 

Alagic, M. (2013). Book Review [Review of the book  Experience-centered approach and visuality in the education of mathematics and physics]. Journal of Mathematics and the Arts, Volume 7, Issue 2, p. 87-88.

Alagic, G. & Alagic, M. (2012).Collaborative mathematics learning in online environments. In  Martinovic, D; Freiman, V. & Karadag, Z. (Eds.).Visual Mathematics and Cyberlearning Series: Mathematics Education in the Digital Era, Vol. 1. Springer.

Alagic, M., Orel, T. & Rimmington, G.M. (2010, September). Frames as a model for understanding cultural sensitivity. Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Intercultural Communication Competence. September 14-16, Khabarovsk, Russia. p. 6-15.

 Rimmington, G.M. & Alagic, M. (2010, October). Creating a Third Place Learning Criteria for the 21st Century Globalizing Economy. Keynote. Proceedings of International Conference on the Innovational Teacher &  Innovational Economy, October 26-28, Khabarovsk, Russia. p. 1-20.

Alagic, M., Rimmington, G., Liu, F., & Gibson, K. (Eds.). (2010) Locating Intercultures: Educating for Global Collaboration. New Delhi, India: Macmillan.

 Alagic, M. (Guest Editor) (2009).  Arts in the Mathematics Classroom: Mathematics Education. Journal of mathematics and Arts 3(3).  London, UK:  Taylor & Francis http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/17513470903226438

Alagic, M., Rimmington, G. M., & Orel, T., (2009). Third Place Learning Environments: Perspective Sharing and Perspective Taking. I. J. Advanced Corporate Learning 2(4): 4-8.

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Rimmington, G. & Alagic, M. (2009). Learning Organizations and Cage Painting Framework as the Fifth Discipline. International Journal of Learning and Change (IJLC): Special Issue on Learning, Organizations and the Global Enterprise.

Alagic, M. & Rimmington, G.M. (2009, June). Developing intercultural and global communication competences: Third place learning environments. Proc. International Conference on E-Learning in the Work Place, Columbia University, New York City, June 10-12. CD.

 Alagic, M., Nagata, A. L. & Rimmington, G. M.  (2009).Improving Intercultural Communication Competence: Fostering Bodymindful Cage Painting. SIETAR Japan Journal (Issue #12).

Alagic, M., Nagata, A. & Rimmington, G.M. (2008, November). Promoting co-construction of mutual understanding using bodymindful cage painting. Proc. SIETAR Japan 23rd Annual Conference – The Promotion and Contribution of Intercultural Education and Training, Shinsu University, Nagano, Japan, November 8-9, pp. 40-41.

Alagic, M. & Rimmington, G.M. (2008, July). Mathematical eyes on intercultural communication processes. Proc. 11th Annual Bridges Conference. Bridges Leeuwarden. Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture. Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. July 24-28, Hertfordshire, UK, Tarquin Publications, pp. 441-444.

Rimmington, G. & Alagic, M. (2008). Third Place Learning: Reflective Inquiry Into Intercultural & Global Cage Painting. In book series Huber-Warring, T. Teaching <~> Learning Indigenous, Intercultural Worldviews International Perspectives on Social Justice and Human Rights. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing Inc.

Alagic, M. & Gailiunas, P. (2007). Understanding math via arts, Creating Arts via Math. In Sarhangi, R. & Barrallo, J. (Eds.) (2007). Proceedings of the 10th Annual Bridges Conference. Bridges Donostia: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture. San Sebastian, Spain. Hertfordshire, UK: Tarquin Publications. pp. 423-425.

Alagic, M., Gibson, K. L., & Rimmington, G. M. (2007). Co-constructing intercultural communication competence through an online cage painting simulation and scenario repository: A theoretical perspective. In S. Manikutty (Ed.), 3rd International Conference on Intercultural Communication Competence: Learning, Teaching and Research in a Borderless World (pp. 118-150). New Delhi, India: Macmillan.

Rimmington, G., Gibson, K., & Alagic, M. (2007). Improving strategies for intercultural communication through simulated experiences. In T. Schmalzer, G. Apfelthaler, K. Hansen & R. Singh (Eds.), Intercultural communication competence: Implications for learning and teaching in a globalized world (pp. 180-196). Delhi: Macmillan India Ltd.

Alagic, M. (2007). Innovations in mathematics education via the arts BIRS Workshop 07w5062 22-26 January 2007 Banff, Alberta, Canada (report). Journal of Mathematics and the Arts, 1(3), 203 - 207.

Rimmington, G.M., & Alagic, M. (2007). From Modeling Foliage with L-systems to Digital Art. In Sarhangi, R. & Barrallo, J. (Eds.) (2007). Proceedings of the 10th Annual Bridges Conference. Bridges Donostia: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture. San Sebastian, Spain. Hertfordshire, UK: Tarquin Publications. pp. 269-276.

Alagic, M., & Palenz, D. (2006). Teachers explore linear and exponential growth: Spreadsheets as cognitive tools. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE), 14(3), 633-649.

 Alagic, M. (2006). How to Put it all Together? Redesigning Learning Activities to Meet the Needs of Elementary Teacher Candidates. Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME30): Mathematics in the centre, Prague, Czech Republic.

 Alagic, M., Gibson, K., & Rimmington, G. (2006). Co-constructing intercultural communication competence through an online cage painting simulation and scenario repository:  A theoretical perspective. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Intercultural Communication Competence: Learning, Teaching and Research in a Borderless World. Ahmedabad, India.

 Alagic, M. (2006). Mathematics Investigations: Towards Curriculum design and implementation. Proceedings of the 17th ICMI (The International Commission on Mathematical Instruction) Study ‘Digital technologies and mathematics teaching and learning: Rethinking the terrain’. Hanoi, Viet Nam.

Rimmington, G., Gibson, K. L., & Alagic, M. (2006). Improving strategies for intercultural communication through simulated experiences. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Intercultural Communication Competence: Implications for Learning and Teaching in a Globalized World, Graz, Austria.

Huber-Warring, T, Mitchell, L., Alagic, M., & Gibson, I. (2005). Multicultural/diversity outcomes: Assessing students’ knowledge bases across programs in one college of education. Journal of Thought, 40(3), 25-50.

 Alagic, M., Doyle, C., Gibson, K., Yeotis, C., & Kear, D. (2005). Redefining learning activities in ICT- based environments. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE 2005), Phoenix, Arizona, 16, 1247-1251.

 Alagic, M., Doyle, C., Gibson, K., Yeotis, C., & Kear, D. (2005). Re-defining learning activities: ICT-generated paradigm change. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE 2005), Phoenix, Arizona, 16, 1252-1258.  

Kear, D., & Alagic, M. (2005). Enriching learning and assessment: Handhelds as cognitive tools. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE 2005), Phoenix, Arizona, 16.  

Alagic, M., & Palenz, D. (2005). Dynamic geometry/Art in mathematics classroom. In R. Sarhangi & R. V. Moody (Eds.), Renaissance Banff: Bridges: Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science, Proceedings 2005 (pp. 531-535). Winfield, KS: Renaissance Banff Conference, Central Plain Book Manufacturing. 

Alagic, M., Gibson, K. L., & Rimmington, G. M. (2005). Developing intercultural communication skills with the cage painting simulator. Proceedings of the Кopπopatиbhьiй Дух Обpaзовательноγо Учреждения Как Фактор Саморазвития Личности (Proceedings of the International Conference on the Corporate Spirit of Educational Institutions as a Factor for Personal Development), Xaбаровск. (Invited)

Alagic, M., & Emery, S. (2004). Differentiating instruction with marbles: Is this algebra or what? In Monograph I "International Research: Selected articles from the International Journal for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching and Learning": Muszaki, the Hungarian publisher and part of the Kluwer publishing house, Orszagos Muszaki Informacios Kozpont es Konyvtar (OMIKK).

Alagic, M., & Sarhangi, R. (Eds.). (2004). Bridges for teachers, teachers for bridges: 2004 workshop book. Bel Air, MD: Academx Publishing Services.

Alagic, M. (2004). Fostering understanding of mathematics visualization. In M. Alagic & R. Sarhangi (Eds.), Bridges for teachers, teachers for bridges: 2004 workshop book (pp. 1-17). Bel Air, MD: Academx Publishing Service.

Rayl, N., & Alagic, M. (2004, July 14-17). Assessment using technology: A case study in computer aided drafting. Paper presented at the TIME-2004, Montreal, Canada.

Thiel, R., & Alagic, M. (2004, July 14-17). TI-based learning environments: Developing conceptual understandings of functions-related concept. Paper presented at the TIME-2004, Montreal, Canada.

Alagic, M., & Palenz, D. (2004b). Cognitive tools: Exploring linear and exponential growth. Paper presented at the International Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE 2004), Atlanta, Georgia.

Yeotis, C., Gibson, K., & Alagic, M. (2004, in press). How does a learning cycle promote self-directed learning? Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Education, Athens, Greece.

Thiel, R., & Alagic, M. (2004). Developing conceptual understandings of functions and function-related concepts in graphing calculators based environment. Paper presented at the International Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE 2004), Atlanta, Georgia.

Rimmington, G., Gibson, K., Gibson, I., & Alagic, M. (2004). The cage model of global learning. Paper presented at the International Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE 2004), Atlanta, Georgia.

Gibson, K., Alagic, M., Gibson, I.,   & Rimmington, G. (2004). Assessment of global learning communication: A critical view. Proceedings of Ed-Media 2004 World Conference on educational multimedia, hypermedia, telecommunications. Lugano, Switzerland. 2871-2876.

Witherspoon, T., Reynolds, K., Copas, G., & Alagic, M. (2004). A model for an online, global, constructionist learning environment: Robotics around the world. Paper presented at the International Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE 2004), Atlanta, Georgia. 3083 - 3088.

Alagic, M., & Palenz, D. (2004a, July 14-17). Cognitive tools for exploring linear and exponential growth. Paper presented at the TIME-2004, Montreal, Canada.

Alagic, M., Gibson, K., & Doyle, C. (2004). The potential for autonomous learning through ICT. Paper presented at the International Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE 2004), Atlanta, Georgia.

Alagic, M. (2003b). Technology in the mathematics classroom: Conceptual orientation. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching (JCMST), 22(4), 381-399. CITATION: Cennamo, K. S., Ross, J. D., & Ertmer, P. A. (2009). Technology Integration with meaningful classroom use: A standards-based approach: CengageBrain. com.

Alagic, M., & Emery, S. (2003). Differentiating instruction with marbles: Is this algebra or what? [Electronic Version]. International Journal for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching and Learning from http://www.intermep.org.,

Gibson, K., Watters, J., Alagic, M., Rogers, G., & Haack, C. (2003). Global learning technology: Developing preservice elementary teachers' reflective practice through cross-cultural exchanges. Paper presented at the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications. Honolulu, HI. 2364 - 2367.

Alagic, M. (2003a). New learning environments: CALEM portals, quests, and guilds. Paper presented at the International Conference for Innovation in Higher Education (ICIHE 2003), Kiev, Ukraine.

Gibson, K., & Alagic, M. (2003). Teachers' reflective practice: Adding a global learning facet. Paper presented at the International Conference for Innovation in Higher Education (ICIHE 2003), Kiev, Ukraine.

Alagic, M., Yeotis, C., Rimmington, G.M. & Koert, D. (2003). Inquiry and information technology integration: Cognitive apprenticeship learning environment model (CALEM). Proc. SITE 2003 14th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. Association for Advancement of Computers in Education. Albuquerque, NM. 826-833.

Kear, D., & Alagic, M. (2003). The impact of technology integration on the learning and performance of pre-student teachers. Proceedings of  the International Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE 2003). Albuquerque, NM. _-_.

Gibson, K., Alagic, M., Haack, C., Watters, J., & Rogers, A. G. (2003). Using global learning to enhance the preparation of elementary teachers in the teaching of mathematics and science: What we learned. Proceedings of  the International Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE 2003). Albuquerque, NM. 1433-1436.

Haack, C., Alagic, M., Gibson, K., Watters, J., & Rogers, A. G. (2003). Tailoring a website to meet the needs of global learners. Proceedings of  the International Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE 2003). Albuquerque, NM. _-_.

Alagic, M., Gibson, K., & Haack, C. (2002). Learning to teach elementary mathematics and science: A global learning dimension. Paper presented at the International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2002), Auckland, New Zealand.

Gibson, K., Alagic, M., & Haack, C. (2002). Teaching mathematics and science: Using global learning for the effective preparation of prospective elementary teachers. Paper presented at the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications. Denver, CO. 616 – 617.

Alagic, M. (2002, March). Participatory cognitive apprenticeship: Teachers learning mathematics in the technology-based environment. Paper presented at the International Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE 2002).

Alagic, M., & Langrall, R. (2002). Differentiating mathematics instruction through technology: Deliberations about mapping personalized learning. In M. Borovcnik & H. Kautschitsch (Eds.), Technology in mathematics teaching (Vol. 25, pp. 33-36). Vienna, Austria: öbv&hpt.

Bolick, M., & Alagic, M. (2001). Fostering confidence in teaching science and mathematics. Science Teacher Education, 31, 7-9.

Alagic, M. (2000b). Structures: Categorical and cognitive. Paper presented at the Bridges - Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science, Winfield, Kansas.

Alagic, M. (1999). Abstraction, reflection, and learning (abstract). Paper presented at the Bridges - Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science, Winfield, Kansas.

Alagic, M. (1998). A visual presentation of rank-ordered sets. Paper presented at the Bridges - Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science, Winfield, Kansas.

Alagic, S., & Alagic, M. (1997). Order-sorted model theory for temporal executable specifications. Theoretical Computer Science, 179(1-2), 273-299.

Alagic, M. (1991). Relations with I-structure in categories with pullbacks. Publications de L'Institute Mathematique (N.S.), 50(64), 85-95.

Malenica, M., & Alagic, M. (1991). On the solutions of the functional equation x(t)+A(t) (f(t))=F(t). Radovi Matematicki, 7(1), 29-36.

Alagic, S., & Alagic, M. (1991). Joins as pullbacks. Paper presented at the Third International Workshop on Foundation of Data Models and Languages, Aigen, Austria.

Alagic, M. (1989). On categories of relations. Publications de L'Institute Mathematique (N.S.), 45(59), 33-40.

Alagic, M. (1988). Decompositions in the category of relations. Paper presented at the 5th Yugoslav Conference of Logic and Algebra, Sarajevo.

Alagic, M., & Alagic, S. (1987). Categorical approach to the relational model of data. Journal Informatica, 3.

Alagic, M. (1974). A monadic approach to k-spaces. Matematicki Vesnik, 11(26), 239-243.

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

Alagic, M. (2000). Mathematics: Everyone's future principles and standards for school mathematics: The compass. New Directions in Math and Science Education, 4(6).

 KOSM – Kansas Outreach School of Mathematics booklets

Alagic, M., & Kuchment, P. (in process). Boolean algebra and applications. In KOSM - Kansas Outreach School of Mathematics booklets: Wichita State University.

Kuchment, P., Lancaster, K., Jin, Z., & Alagic, M. (1996). Plane geometry #1. In KOSM - Kansas Outreach School of Mathematics booklets (pp. 1-75): Wichita State University.

Kuchment, P., Lancaster, K., Jin, Z., & Alagic, M. (1996). Plane geometry #2. In KOSM - Kansas Outreach School of Mathematics booklets (pp. 1-45): Wichita State University.

Mogilevski, M., Alagic, M., & Starke, K. (1996). Equations. In KOSM - Kansas Outreach School of Mathematics booklets (pp. 1-160): Wichita State University.

 

Lecture Notes for Students

Alagic, M. (1997). Algebra of Switches (Summer School, Upward-bound Math-Science Center - grades 9-12): Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas.

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Mathematics Education

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Wichita State University

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