Ann Ryu

Center for Mathematics Education

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

College of Education

2226D Benjamin Building                                                                                                                                 

University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-1175                                                                                        

Office: (301) 405-6343

Fax: (301) 314-9055

annryu@umd.edu

 

Education                                                                                                                                       

2006    Ph.D.     Graduate School of Education                                       University of California, Berkeley

                        Education in Mathematics, Science & Technology

2002    M.A.       Graduate School of Education                                       University of California, Berkeley

                        Education in Mathematics, Science & Technology

1991    B.A.       Applied Mathematics                                                     Harvard University

 

Areas of Interest                                                                                                                            

Mathematical cognition and learning; mathematics teacher practice, learning and development; social/interactional processes of cognition and learning; equity in mathematics education.

 

Professional Experience                                                                                                             

1/2007 – present     Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction

                              University of Maryland, College Park

8/2006 – 1/2007     Lecturer, Department of Curriculum and Instruction

                              University of Maryland, College Park

 

Awards and Honors                                                                                                                       

2004 – 2005             University of California Office of the President, Dissertation Year Fellowship

2002 – 2003             Graduate School of Education Grant, University of California, Berkeley

2000 – 2001             Spencer Foundation Research Training Fellowship, Center for the Integrated Study of Teaching and Learning, University of California, Berkeley

1998 – 2001             Graduate School of Education Grant, University of California, Berkeley

1997 – 1998             Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University

 

Research Experience                                                                                                                     

8/2001 – 8/2006     Diversity in Mathematics Education CLT (DiME), The Discourse Change Study (PIs: Dr. Frederick Erickson, UCLA; Dr. Rogers Hall, Vanderbilt University)

                              Graduate Student Researcher

 

8/2002 – 8/2006     Diversity in Mathematics Education CLT (DiME), (PIs: Dr. Alan Schoenfeld, University of California, Berkeley; Dr. Thomas Carpenter, UW-Madison; Dr. Megan Franke, UCLA)

                              Graduate Student Fellow

 

6/1999 – 8/2000     The Necessity Project: Ordinary language resources and mathematical necessity, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley (PI: Dr. Rogers Hall, University of California, Berkeley)

                              Graduate Student Researcher

 

6/1998 – 11/1998    Mathematics Assessment Resource Services, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley (PI: Dr. Alan Schoenfeld, University of California, Berkeley)

                              Graduate Student Researcher

 

6/1996 – 11/1996    Harvard PACE Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University.

                              Research Assistant

 

Teaching Experience                                                                                                                    

8/1998 – 5/2001     Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley

                              Graduate Student Instructor: Mathematics 16a and 16b (Analytic Geometry and Calculus)

                              Teaching Consultant: “Learn to Teach” course for Graduate Student Instructors

 

7/1999, 2000, 2001   Academic Talent Development Program, University of California, Berkeley

                              Instructor: Patterns and Functions in Mathematics (5th grade), Baker St. Irregulars (6th grade course on problem-solving strategies and logic)

 

9/1995 – 6/1998     Department of Mathematics, Harvard University

                              Instructor: Math Ar (Pre-Calculus)

                              Course Assistant: Math X (Introduction to functions and calculus), Math 1a (Introduction to Calculus), Math 1b (Calculus, Series and Differential Equations)

                              Instructor: PALM Institute Teacher Professional Development Workshop for teachers of Calculus

 

8/1997 – 7/1998     Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University

                              Teaching Consultant: For graduate Teaching Fellows in math and science departments

 

7/1996 – 6/1998     Distance Education Program, Harvard Extension School, Harvard University

                              Program Coordinator

                              Instructor: Introduction to Differential Equations, The Integral, Approximations

 

6/1996 – 9/1996     Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

                              Instructor of Analytics

 

9/1995 – 6/1998     Harvard Extension School, Harvard University

                              Instructor: College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Differential Calculus

 

8/1992 – 6/1995     Seoul International School, Seoul Korea

                              High School Teacher: AP Calculus, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, Geometry, Algebra

 

8/1991 – 6/1992     Jakarta International School, Jakarta, Indonesia

                              Intern Teacher: Algebra I, Algebra II/Trig

 

Papers and Publications                                                                                                               

Diversity in Mathematics Education Group (in press). Equity and mathematics learning:  The affordances of different theoretical perspectives on understanding issues of culture, equity, and mathematics learning. To be published in F. Lester (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Mathematics Teaching and Learning.

 

Ryu, A. (manuscript).  Exploring the dynamics of developing professional community: The interplay of authority and access in collaborative reflection.

 

Ryu, A & Hall, R. (manuscript). Can I get a witness? Animating recipients of 'what must be so' in talk among undergraduate calculus students.

 

Ryu, A. (2002). Constructing Mathematical Argument in Context: An analysis of processes of contextualization in interaction. In D. Mewborn, P. Sztajn, E. White, H. Wiegel, R. Bryant, and K. Nooney (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty Fourth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Athens, GA, October 26 - 29, 2002. Columbus, OH: Eric Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education.

 

Banach, M., Brown, N., Carroll, C., Gillespie, N., Glaser, D., Hall, R., & Ryu, A. (2002). Constituting "missing objects" in learning conversations. In P. Bell, R. Stevens, & T. Satwicz (Eds.), Keeping learning complex: The proceedings of the Fifth International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) (pp. 606-610). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

 

Presentations                                                                                                                                

Ryu, A. (April, 2006). “Problematizing teaching practice: Collaborative reflection on video records of practice in mathematics teacher professional development.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

 

Diversity in Mathematics Education Group. (April, 2005). “Why they fail: Unpacking everyday explanations of the achievement gap within research on differential mathematics achievement. ” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

 

Ryu, A. (April, 2005). “Exploring the dynamics of developing professional community: The interplay of authority and access in collaborative reflection.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Research Presession, Anaheim, CA.

 

Brown, N., Gillespie, N., Loper, S. and Ryu, A. (April, 2004). “Integrating Situated Perspectives and Interactional Analysis: Knowing and Learning in Science and Math Education.” Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

 

Ryu, A. (February, 2004). “Seeing practice: An interactional analysis of video-based professional development.” Poster presented at the NSF CLT PI Meeting, Washington, DC.

 

Hall, R., Rubel, L., Ryu, A. and Erickson, F. (January, 2004). “Discourse change in research on diversity in mathematics education: Reformulation/recontextualization of case material during graduate training.” Paper presented at the Fifteenth Annual Winter Conference on Discourse, Text and Cognition, Jackson Hole, WY.

 

Ryu, A. and Speer, N. (2003). “Constructing a talk: Making decisions about content and organization.” Invited talk presented at the Center for the Integrated Study of Teaching and Learning, University of California, Berkeley.

 

Ryu, A. and Torralba, J. (2002). “Collecting and analyzing audio and video records: A discussion of tools in practice.” Invited talk presented at the Center for the Integrated Study of Teaching and Learning, University of California, Berkeley.

 

Brown, N., Gillespie, N., Loper, S. and Ryu, A. (October, 2003). “Knowing as an activity, part 1: Producing explanatory accounts and negotiating standards of accountability.” Presented at the annual Conference on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Ryu, A., Loper, S., Gillespie, N. and Brown, N. (October, 2003). “Knowing as an activity, part 2: Argumentation and the negotiation of technical terms.” Presented at the annual Conference on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Hall, R., Ryu, A., Rubel, L., Deneroff, V. and Erickson, F. (April, 2003). “Language change within mathematics education as a product of the cross-disciplinary study of a classroom cases.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Ryu, A. (October, 2002). “Constructing Mathematical Argument in Context: An analysis of processes of contextualization in interaction.” Paper presented at the Twenty-fourth Annual Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Athens, Georgia.

 

Banach, M., Brown, N., Carroll, C., Gillespie, N., Glaser, D., Hall, R., & Ryu, A. (October, 2002). “Missing objects in learning conversations.”  Paper presented at the Fifth International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Seattle, WA.

 

Ryu, A. (July, 2002). “Diversity in Mathematics Education: Building Infrastructure for Learning and Teaching Mathematics with Understanding.” Paper presented at the International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics at the Undergraduate Level, Crete, Greece.

 

Ryu, A. and Hall, R. (April, 2001). “Can I get a witness? Animating recipients of 'what must be so' in talk among undergraduate calculus students.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA.

 

Ryu, A. and Ho, M. (September, 2000). “Calculus students' language and representational use in the construction of proof.” Paper presented at the annual Conference on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Chicago, IL.

 

Ryu, A. (September, 1999). “Learning differential equations through collaboration: A case study of students in interaction.” Paper presented at the annual Conference on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Chicago, IL.  

 

Ryu, A. (November, 1997). “The Distance Education Program: Surprises and Successes.” Presented at the International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, Chicago, IL.

 

Professional Activities                                                                                                    

2001 – Present        Reviewer, American Educational Research Association

                              Division C, Division K, Research in Mathematics Education SIG

2002                       Reviewer, International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education

2001                       Reviewer, Journal of the Learning Sciences

1/1999 – 4/2000     Consultant, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, NY.

1/1997 – 7/1998     Manager, The Calculus Consortium at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

 

Professional Memberships                                                                                                           

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Association for the Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (ARUME)

International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME)

Mathematical Association of America (MAA)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

Society for Text & Discourse