Show Me The World Archive
January 26, 2008 - - Tamkang University Faculty Interview [View Details]
Summary: Dr. John Wedman interviews guests David Ku, Chun Yi Shen, and Poly Cheng from Tamkang University about their partnership with the University of Missouri and activities related to their visit to MU in January 2008.
October 22, 2007 - - Puncky Heppner NTNU Interview [View Details]
Summary: Show Me The World host, John Wedman, talks with Dr. Puncky Heppner about his activities with National Taiwan Normal University.
October 22, 2007 - - Puncky Heppner Coping Research Interview [View Details]
Summary: Show Me The World host, John Wedman, talks with Dr. Puncky Heppner about his reseasrch taking a cross-cultural look at coping responses.
October 8, 2007 - - Carol Gilles Interview [View Details]
Summary: Carol Gilles, Associate Professor of Literacy Education describes a three-year teaching and research project involving her MU students and their counterparts at Hebei University in China. While the primarily focus was on English teaching, the project included many opportunities for exploring and understanding cultural differences.
October 8, 2007 - - Kathryn Chval Interview [View Details]
Summary: Teaching and learning mathematics in a multilingual classroom is increasingly common, not only in the USA but around the world. Kathryn Chval, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education and founding member of the Multilingual Mathematics Group describes her research and insights related to this global challenge.
October 8, 2007 - - Hsin-Liang (Oliver) Chen Interview [View Details]
Summary: Finding your way through a website can be a daunting experience, especially when multiple languages and cultures are involved. Hsin-Liang "Oliver" Chen, Assistant Professor of Library Science, describes a research partnership between the MU School of Information Science & Learning Technologies and the College of Education at Tamkang University in Taiwan, with the goal being to improve the 'information experience' of website visitors.
October 8, 2007 - - Robert Reys Interview [View Details]
Summary: Bob Reys, Curators Professor of Mathematics Education summarizes an International meeting involving over 150 faculty from around the world.
Hosted by the University of Missouri, meeting participants came for 90 different institutions in 40 states and five countries (Brazil, Japan, Norway, Spain, USA). The meeting focused on doctoral programs in Mathematics Education and included such issues as quality criteria and accreditation.