Jesse L. M. Wilkins
300-C War Memorial Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0310
wilkins@vt.edu

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EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE GRANTS

Ulrich, C., Wilkins, J. L. M., Kreye, B. C., Norton, A., Wawro, M. (2013). Virginia Teach, Phase II: A Community-Based Approach to Serving Mathematics Students in Need . National Science Foundation, Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (5 years, $800,000).

Ulrich, C. (PI), Wilkins, J. L. M. (Co-PI). (January 2015 - June 2015). CLAHS Grant-Writing Incentive Grant, Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech, $3,000.

Wilkins, J. L. M., Norton, A., Lovin, L. A., Stevens, A., Siegfried, J., & Busi, R. (2014). Fraction Schemes and Operations: An Extension to Prospective PreK-8 Teachers (Scale-Up Grant Proposal). Sponsored by 4-VA (1 year, $20,000.00).

Lovin, L. H., Norton, A., Wilkins, J. L. M., Stevens, A., Siegfried, J. (2013). Fraction Schemes and Operations: An Extension to Prospective PreK-8 Teachers.  Sponsored by 4-VA (1 year, $4,988).


Skaggs, G. E., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Hein, S. F. (2011).  Determining Algebra Readiness and Cognitive Skills Profiles by Using a Diagnostic Cognitive Model to Set a Performance Standard on a Pre-Algebra Test. National Science Foundation (2 years, $327,256).

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2011). K-8 Mathematics Specialist Program (Abingdon), Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, (3 years, $25,000).

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2008). Assessing Quantitative Literacy of Undergraduate Students. National Science Foundation, (3 years,  $199,964).

Wilkins, J. L. M. & Norton A. (2008). Strategies for Collaborative Teaching of Mathematics in Grades 6 and 7. Virginia Department of Education (1.5 years, $311,649).

Norton, A., Wilkins, J. L. M., Pitts Bannister, V. R., & Lloyd, G. M. (2008). Virginia Teach: Serving Mathematics Students in Need. National Science Foundation, Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (5 years, $890,307).

Evans, M. A., Wilkins, J. L. M., Quek, F., & Ehrich, R. (2008). Social Organizations, Learning Technologies & Discourse: System Features for Facilitating Mathematical Reasoning in PreK-3 Students, National Science Foundation, (3 years, $446,887).

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Lloyd, G. M. (2005). Mathematics Specialists in Southwest Virginia. Virginia Department of Education (1.5 years, $74,000).
 
Wilkins, J. L. M. (2005). The Virginia Mathematics Specialist Project. Sub-contract from the University of Virginia (1 year, $5,083).

Evans, M. A. & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2005). The Interaction Between Organizational Style and Interface Mode: Investigating Factors for Designing Advanced, Research-based Instructional Technologies for Mathematics. Office of Educational Research and Outreach, School of Education, Virginia Tech (1 year, $5,620).

Patty, C. W., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2000). Systemic Reform of Mathematics K-5 for Virginia. National Science Foundation (5 years, $2,800,000).

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2000). Enhancing preservice teachers' understanding of probability and data analysis. Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Mini-Grant, Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ($380).

Doolittle, P. E., Wilkins, J. L. M., Hicks, D., Hess, E., & Brown, L. (2000). Development of cross-curricular teaching strategies: An Internet resource project. Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching: Teaching-Learning Grant. Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ($3,590).

Wilkins, J. L. M. & Graham, G. (2000). The relationship between academic achievement and allocated time for art, music, and physical education. Department of Teaching and Learning Research Grant, Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ($1,766).

Wilkins, J. L. M. (Spring, 1999). American Educational Research Association Grant to attend the Advanced Institute on HLM for Education Policy Research, Montreal, CA.

Wilkins, J. L. M., (Fall, 1998). U. S. Department of Education (NCES) Grant to attend Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) Training Seminar, Rockville, Maryland.

Wilkins,  J. L. M. & Travers, K. J. (1997). The statistical literacy project. International Center for the Advancement of Scientific Literacy: The Chicago Academy of Sciences ($30,000).

Wilkins, J. L., Jr. (Spring, 1993). American Educational Research Association Grant to attend the Statistical Institute for the Study of Multilevel Modeling Techniques for the Social Sciences, Atlanta, GA.
AWARDS AND HONORS

Teaching Award, 2009, School of Education, Virginia Tech.

Excellence in Outreach Award, 2009, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech.

P-12 Outreach Award, 2008, School of Education, Virginia Tech.

William C. Lowry Teacher of the Year (College/University Level), 2008, Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Innovative Teacher Award, Phi Delta Kappa , 2002. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

Stevens, A. L., Wilkins, J. L. M., Lovin, L. A. H., Siegfried, J., Norton, A., & Busi, R. (in press). Promoting sophisticated fraction constructs through instructional changes in a mathematics course for preK-8 prospective teachers. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education. 

Skaggs, G., Hein, S. F. & Wilkins, J. L. M. (in press). Using diagnostic profiles to describe borderline performance in standard setting. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice.

MacDonald, B. L. & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2019). Subitising activity relative to units construction: A case study. Research in Mathematics Education, 21(1), 77-95.

Bowen, B., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Ernst, J. (2019). How calculus eligibility and at-risk status related to graduation rate in engineering degree programs. Journal of STEM Education, 19(5), 26-31.

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Norton, A. (2018). Learning progression toward a measurement concept of fractions. International Journal of STEM Education, 5:27. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40594-018-0119-2

Lovin, L. H., Stevens, A. L., Siegfried, J., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Norton, A. (2018). Pre-K-8 prospective teachers’ understanding of fractions: An extension of fractions schemes and operations research. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 21(3), 207-235.

Norton, A., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Xu C. Z. (2018). A progression of fraction schemes common to Chinese and U.S. students. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 49(2), 210-226.

Uribe-Flórez, L. J., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2017). Manipulative use and elementary school students' mathematics learning. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 15(8), 1541-1557.

Ulrich, C., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2017). Using written work to investigate stages in sixth-grade students' construction and coordination of units. International Journal of STEM Education, 4:23.
 
Skaggs, G., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Hein, S. F. (2017).
Estimating an observed score distribution from a cognitive diagnostic model. Applied Psychological Measurement, 41(2), 150-154.

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Ulrich, C. (2017). The role of skip counting in children's reasoning. Virginia Mathematics Teacher, 43(2), 8-14.

Parkes, K., Jones, B., Wilkins, J. L. M. (2017). Assessing music students’ motivation using the MUSIC model of academic motivation inventory. Applications of Research in Music Education, 35(3), 16-22.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2016). An assessment of the quantitative literacy of undergraduate students. Journal of Experimental Education, 84(4), 639-665.


Skaggs, G., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Hein, S. F. (2016).
Grain size and parameter recovery with TIMSS and the general diagnostic model. International Journal of Testing, 16(4), 310-330.

Skaggs, G., Hein, S. F. & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2016). Diagnostic profiles: A standard setting method for use with a cognitive diagnostic model. Journal of Educational Measurement, 53(4), 448-458.


Wilkins, J. L. M. (2015). Standards-based mathematics curricula and the promotion of quantitative literacy in elementary school. International Journal of STEM Education, 2:19.

Norton, A., Boyce, S., Phillips, N., Anwyll, T., Ulrich, C., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2015). A written instrument for assessing students' units coordination structures. Journal of Mathematics Education, 10(2), 111-136.

Kosko, K. W., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2015).
Does time matter in improving mathematical discussions? The influence of mathematical autonomy. Journal of Experimental Education, 83(3), 368–385.

Norton, A., Wilkins, J. L. M., Evans, M. A., Deater-Deckard, K., Balci, O., & Chang, M. (2014). Technology helps students transcend part-whole concepts. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 19(6), 352-358.

Wilkins, J. L. M.,
Norton, A. & Boyce, S. J.  (2013). Validating a written instrument for assessing students' fractions schemes and operations. The Mathematics Educator, 22(2), 31-54.

Norton, A., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2013). Supporting students' constructions of the splitting operation. Cognition and Instruction, 31(1), 2-28.

Jones, B., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2013). Testing the MUSIC model of academic motivation through confirmatory factor analysis. Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, 33(4), 482–503.

Norton, A., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2012). The splitting group. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 43(5), 557-583.

Jones, B., Wilkins, J. L. M., Long, M. H., & Wang, F. (2012). Testing a motivational model of achievement: how students’ mathematical beliefs and interests are related to their achievement. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 27, 1-20.

Kosko, K. W., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2012). Students' quality of mathematical discussion and their self-determination in mathematics. Investigations in Mathematics Learning, 4(3), 15-30.

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Norton, A. (2011). The splitting loope. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 42(4), 386-406.

Evans, M. A., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2011). Social interactions and instructional artifacts: Emergent socio-technical affordances and constraints for children’s geometric thinking. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 44(2) 141-171.

Kosko, K. W., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2011). Communicating quantitative literacy: An examination of open-ended assessment items in TIMSS, NALS, IALS, and PISA. Numeracy, 4(2): Article 3.

Kreye, B. C., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2010). Providing real-world experiences: The Virginia Tech externship for mathematics specialists.
Journal of Mathematics and Science: Collaborative Explorations, 12, 119-130.

Norton, A., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2010). Students' partitive reasoning. Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 29, 181–194.


Kosko, K., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2010). Mathematical communication and its relation to the frequency of manipulative use in fifth grade classrooms.
International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 5(2), 79-90.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2010). Modeling quantitative literacy. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 70(2), 267–290.

Uribe, L. & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2010). Elementary teachers' use of manipulatives. School Science and Mathematics., 110(7), 363-371.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2010). Elementary school teachers’ attitudes toward different subjects. The Teacher Educator, 45(1), 23-36.

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Jones, B. D. (2009). An examination of a state-level mathematics test: What type of learning does the test actually measure? Planning and Changing, 40(3/4), 194-206.


Norton, A. & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2009). A quantitative analysis of children’s splitting operations and fraction schemes. Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 28(2/3), 150-161.

Kosko, K., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2009). General educators' inservice training and their self-perceived ability to adapt instruction for students with IEPs. The Professional Educator, 33(2), 14-23.

Kosko, K., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Pitts Bannister, V. R. (2009). Writing sophistication in students answers to algebraic questions. The Mathmate, 33(1), 18-22.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2008). The relationship among elementary teachers' content knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 11(2), 139-164.

Ma, X. & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2007). Mathematics coursework regulates growth in mathematics achievement. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 38(3), 230-257.

Pitts Bannister, V. R. & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2007). "I can't write all the way to 100": Recognizing students' emerging algebraic strategies. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 13(5), 278-282.

Brand, B. R. & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2007). Using self-efficacy as a construct for evaluating elementary science and mathematics methods courses. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 18(2), 297-317.

Nichols, W. D., Wilkins, J. L. M., Rupley, W. H., Helfeldt, Jr., Young, C. A., & O'Connor, C. R. (2006). Examining elementary and middle-school teachers' beliefs and instructional practices related to reading. Journal of Balanced Reading Instruction, 13, 37-58.

Wilkins, M. M., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Oliver, T. (2006). Differentiating the curriculum for elementary gifted mathematics students. Teaching Children Mathematics, 13(1), 6-13.
Wilkins, J. L. M. (2004). Mathematics and science self-concept: An international investigation. Journal of Experimental Education, 72(4), 331-346.
Westfall, S., Parker, S. Graham, G., Fraser, R., Tembo, M., Wilkins, J. L. M. (2002). How much time do Virginia elementary schools allocate for specialists in art, music, and physical education. The Virginia Journal, 24(1), 11-13.

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Hicks, D. (2001). A s(t)imulating study of map projections: An exploration integrating mathematics and social studies. Mathematics Teacher, 94(8), 660-671.

Wilkins, J. L. M., Baroody, A. J., & Tiilikainen, S. (2001). Kindergartners' understanding of additive commutativity within the context of word problems. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 79, 23-36.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2000). Preparing for the 21st century: The status of quantitative literacy in the United States. School Science and Mathematics, 100(8), 405-418.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2000). Why divide by n-1? Illinois Mathematics Teacher, 51(1), 13-18.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2000). Why is the year 2000 a leap year? Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 5(6), 360-362.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999). Demographic opportunities and school achievement. Journal of Research in Education, 9(1), 12-19.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999). The cereal box problem revisited. School Science and Mathematics, 99(3), 117-123.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999). Predicting school-level success on the mathematics Standards of Learning tests. Virginia Mathematics Teacher, 26(1), 16-19.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999). An investigative approach to teaching mathematics: Excitement and concerns of K-8 preservice teachers. The Journal of Mathematics and Science: Collaborative Explorations, 2(2), 105-109.

Book Chapters

Sloane, F. C., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2017). Aligning statistical modeling with theories of learning in mathematics education research. In J. Cai (Ed.), Compendium for Research in Mathematics Education (pp. 183-207). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.


MacDonald, B. L., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2017). Seven types of subitizing activity characterizing young children's mental activity. In S. Marx (Ed.), Qualitative research in STEM, (pp. 256-286). New York, NY: Routledge.

Jones, B. D., Uribe-Flórez, L. J., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2011). Motivating mathematics students with manipulatives: Using self-determination theory to intrinsically motivate students. In D. J. Brahier (Ed.), 2011 NCTM Yearbook: Motivation and Disposition: Pathways to Learning Mathematics. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Wilkins, M. M., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Oliver, T. (2008). Differentiating the curriculum for elementary gifted mathematics students. In J. M. Bay-Williams & K. Karp (Eds.). Growing professionally: Readings from NCTM Publications for Grades K-8, (pp. 136-144). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Reprinted from Wilkins, Wilkins, & Oliver (2006).

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Hicks, D. (2004). A s(t)imulating study of map projections: An exploration integrating mathematics and social studies.  In K. W. Girard & M. P. Aukshun (Eds.), Using activities from the "Mathematics Teacher" to support principles and standards, (pp. 211-222). Reston , VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Reprinted from Wilkins & Hicks (2001).

Baroody, A. J, Wilkins, J. L. M., & Tiilikainen, S. (2003). The development of children's understanding of additive commutativity: From protoquantitive concept to general concept? In A. J. Baroody and A. Dowker (Eds.), The development of arithmetic concepts and skills: Constructing adaptive expertise (pp. 127-160).  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Wilkins, J. L. M., Zembylas, M., & Travers, K. J. (2002). Investigating correlates of mathematics and science literacy in the final year of secondary school. In D. F. Robataille & A. E. Beaton, (Eds.), Secondary Analysis of the TIMSS Results: A Synthesis of Current Research (pp. 291-316). Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Baroody, A. J., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999). The development of informal counting, number, and arithmetic skills and concepts. In J. V. Copley (Ed.), Mathematics in the Early Years (pp. 48-65). Reston, VA: national Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Books

Lloyd, G. M., Wilson, M., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Behm, S. L. (Eds.). (2005). Proceedings of the 27th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education [CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1996). Probability and statistics: Solutions to selected exercises using Resampling StatsTM. Champaign, Illinois: Stipes Publishing L. L. C.

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Girves, J. E. (1998). Degrees earned by CIC women in science, engineering, and mathematics:  Baseline data 1966-1995.  Champaign, IL:  Committee on Institutional Cooperation.

Book Reviews

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2000).  [Review of the books Teaching fractions and ratios for understanding and MORE in-depth discussion of the reasoning activities in "teaching fractions and ratios for understanding"]. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 5(6), 405.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999). [Review of the book Middle-grade teachers' mathematics knowledge and its relationship to instruction: A research monograph]. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 4(8), 548.
Refereed Conference Proceedings

Wilkins, J. L. M., Norton, A., & Ulrich, C. (2017). Activating a fourth level of units coordination. In Galindo, E., & Newton, J. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 39th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, (pp. 271-274). IN: Hoosier Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators.


MacDonald, B. L., Boyce, S., Xu, C. Z., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2015). Frank's perceptual subitizing activity relative to number understanding and orientation: A teaching experiment. In Bartell, T. G, & Bieda, K. N., Putnam, R. T., Bradfield, K., & Dominguez, H. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 37th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 149-156). East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University.


Busi, R., Lovin, L. A., Norton, A., Siegfried, J., Stevens, A., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2015). An investigation of preK-8 preservice teachers’ construction of fraction schemes and operations. In Bartell, T. G, & Bieda, K. N., Putnam, R. T., Bradfield, K., & Dominguez, H. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 37th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 616-623). East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University.

Norton, A., Wilkins, J. L. M., Boyce, S.. (2012). Supporting students’ constructions of fractions schemes: is there an app for that, too? In Van Zoest, L. R., Lo, J.-J., & Kratky, J. L. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 34th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 1135-1138). Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University.

Baldwin, R. M., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2011). Pre-service teacher conceptions of real number. In Wiest, L. R., & Lamberg, T. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 1259-1268). Reno, NV: University of Nevada, Reno.

Boyce, S. J., Wilkins, J. L. M., & MacDonald, B. L. (2011). Teaching students to estimate probabilities: The frequentist approach and its relationship with statistical understanding. In
Wiest, L. R., & Lamberg, T. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 233-241). Reno, NV: University of Nevada, Reno.

Johnston, A. L., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2011). Probabilistic misconceptions of preservice teachers. In
Wiest, L. R., & Lamberg, T. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 259-267). Reno, NV: University of Nevada, Reno.

Mistele, J. M., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2011). Probability knowledge and a preservice teacher. In
Wiest, L. R., & Lamberg, T. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 1076-1083). Reno, NV: University of Nevada, Reno.

Norton, A., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2011). The genesis of splitting: A gateway to algebraic reasoning. In
Wiest, L. R., & Lamberg, T. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Reno, NV: University of Nevada, Reno.

Norton, A., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2010). Mathematical structures and mental structures. In Brosnan, P., Erchick, D. B., & Flevares, L. (Eds.)., Proceedings of the 32nd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the  Psychology of Mathematics Education
, (pp. 728-735). Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University.

Uribe, L., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2010). Hispanic students’ mathematics learning and manipulative use. In Brosnan, P., Erchick, D. B., & Flevares, L. (Eds.)., Proceedings of the 32nd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the  Psychology of Mathematics Education, (pp. 481-488). Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University.

Kosko, K. W., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2010). Communicating quantitative literacy.  In Brosnan, P., Erchick, D. B., & Flevares, L. (Eds.)., Proceedings of the 32nd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the  Psychology of Mathematics Education, (pp. 345-353). Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University.

Conn, A., Johnston, A., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2010). Quantitative literacy: Preservice teachers’ mathematical knowledge, beliefs, and dispositions.
In Brosnan, P., Erchick, D. B., & Flevares, L. (Eds.)., Proceedings of the 32nd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the  Psychology of Mathematics Education, (pp. 902-909). Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University.

Norton, A., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2009). A comparison of part-whole and partitive reasoning with unit and non-unit proper fractions. In Swars, S. L., Stinson, D. W., & Lemons-Smith, S. (Eds.), Proceedings of he 31st annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the  Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol. 5, (pp. 748-756). Atlanta, GA: Georgia State University.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2007). Teachers' probabilistic thinking related to the representativeness heuristic. In T. Lamberg & L. R. Weist (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the psychology of Mathematics Education, (pp. 441-422). Reno, NV: University of Nevada-Reno.

Wilkins, J .L. M. (2005). What are state-level mathematics tests actually measuring? In Lloyd, G. M., Wilson, M., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Behm, S. L. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 27th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education [CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All-Academic.

Behm, S. L. & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2004). Quantitative literacy: The creation of a framework to analyze instructional materials for the promotion of a literate society. In D. E. McDougall, J. A. Ross (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-sixth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol. 1, (pp. 343-349).

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2002). The impact of teachers' content knowledge and attitudes on instructional beliefs and practices. In D. S. Mewborn et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol. 3, (pp. 1579-1587).

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999). Students' perceptions of instruction and its relationship to the development of quantitative literacy. In F. Hitt & M. Santos (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-first Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol. 1, (pp. 327-334).

PRESENTATIONS

Ulrich, C., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2016, November). Written assessment of units coordination in whole number continuous contexts. Poster presented at the 38th annual meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Tucson, AZ.

Ulrich, C., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2016, April). Using student written work to investigate stages in sixth-grade students' ways of operating with numbers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

Zwanch, K., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2015, November). Exploring upper elementary students' use of the representativeness heuristic. Brief report presented at the 37th annual meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, East Lansing, MI.


Wilkins, J. L. M., Lovin, L. A., Norton, A., Siegfried, J., Stevens, A., & Busi, R. (2015, February). Fraction Schemes and Operations: A Data-Driven Course Redesign for Prospective PreK-8 Teachers. Presentation at the annual Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Conference, Orlando, FL.

Jones, B. D., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2015, February). More validity evidence for the use of the music model of academic motivation inventory with upper-elementary and middle school students. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota, FL.

Parkes, K. A., Jones, B. D., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2015, February). Validity evidence for the use of a motivation inventory with music students: A pilot study. Paper and poster presented at the 5th International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education, Williamsburg, VA.


Wilkins, J. (2014, March). Understanding independent and dependent events. Presentation at the annual conference of the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Harrisonburg, VA.

Stevens, A. L., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2013, November).
Understanding Students' Attitudes Towards and Perceptions of Homework Journals.
Poster presented at the 35th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Chicago, IL.

Jones, B. D., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2013, May). Validity evidence for the use of a motivation inventory with middle schools students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation, Washington, D. C.

Skaggs, G., Hein, S., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2013, April). Diagnostic profiles: A method for determining a performance standard on a test developed from a cognitive diagnostic model (CDM). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA.

Bryant, L., Jones, B. D., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2013, April). Rural middle school students' beliefs about science ability: Examining a network of motivational variables. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association,
San Francisco, CA.

Norton, A., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Boyce, S. J. (2012, November). Supporting students' constructions of fraction schemes: Is there an app for that, too? Brief Report presented at the 34th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Kalamazoo, MI.
 

Stevens, A., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2012, November). College mathematics students' perceptions of journal writing. Paper presented at
the 34th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Kalamazoo, MI.

MacDonald, B. L., Xu, C. Z., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2012, November). Relating children’s topological understandings with number understanding through subitizing.
Poster presented at the 34th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Kalamazoo, MI.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2010, May). Epistemological beliefs related to mathematics. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

Kosko, K. W.,
& Wilkins, J. L. M. (2010, May). Students’ quality of mathematical discussion and their self-determination in mathematics. Round Table presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, SIG – Research in Mathematics Education, Denver, CO.

Norton, A., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2009, September). A comparison of part-whole and partitive reasoning with unit and non-unit proper fractions. Paper presented at the 31st annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Atlanta, GA.

Evans, M. A., Wilkins, J. L. M., McNeill, D., Ehrich, R. W., & Quek, F. (2009, April). Second graders' geometric reasoning with peers and manipulatives: Requirements for a multitouch, tabletop learning technology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Evans, M. A., Wilkins, J. L. M., Ehrich, R. W., McNeill, D., & Quek, F. (2009, April). Facilitating collaborative inquiry: A tangible user interface for pre-K-3 mathematics instruction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Kosko, K. W. & Wilkins, J. L. M. (November, 2008). Is mathematics discussion effective: Integrating results from a national data set and what they might mean. Paper present at the 2008 Annual Conference of the School Science and Mathematics Association, Raleigh-Durham, NC.

Jones, B. D., Wilkins, J. L. M., Long, M. H., & Wang, F. (2008,  August). Students' beliefs about mathematical intelligence and their effects on achievement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2008, May). Virginia's Standards of Learning tests of mathematics: Are they telling us what we need to know? Keynote address to the spring conference of the Rappahannock Region Association Teachers of Mathematics, Fredericksburg, Va.

Evans, M. E., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2008, March). Talk, technology, and transparency:  Investigating second graders' exploration of geometry. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New York, NY.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2007, October). The gambler's fallacy: Understanding the representativeness heuristic. Presentation at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference, Richmond, VA.

Uribe, L. J., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2007, October). Characteristics and beliefs of elementary schools teachers and manipulative use. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group-Psychology of Mathematics Education, Lake Tahoe, NV.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2007, April). School-level mathematics achievement of Appalachian schools in Virginia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2007, March). Elementary school teachers' favorite subject to teach. In J. L. M. Wilkins (Organizer), Mathematics Education Research in Virginia. Session at the annual meeting of the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Virginia Beach, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2007, March). Understanding the gambler's fallacy and other probabilistic misconceptions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Virginia Beach, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2006, March). What are Virginia's mathematics Standards of Learning measuring? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Blacksburg, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2006, March). Standards-based curricula and the promotion of quantitative literacy. In Wilkins, J. L. M. (Chair), Mathematics Education Research in Virginia. Research session conducted at the annual meeting of the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Blacksburg, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2005, October). What are state-level mathematics tests actually measuring? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the North American Chapter-Psychology of Mathematics Education, Roanoke, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M., Wilkins, M. M., Oliver, T. & Naff, D. (2005, October). A jumpstart for differentiating mathematics for gifted elementary students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Blue Ridge Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Roanoke, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2005, April). Standards-based mathematics curricula and the promotion of quantitative literacy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Quebec, CA.

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Brand, B. R. (2005, April). Promoting teacher self-efficacy in elementary mathematics and science methods courses. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Quebec, CA.

Kimmel, L. G., Wilkins, J. L. M., Miller, J. D. (2005, April). The imputation of missing and disparate data in a longitudinal study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Quebec, CA.

Brand, B. R., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2005, April). Using self-efficacy as a construct for evaluating elementary science and mathematics methods courses. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Dallas, TX.

Wilkins, J. L. M., Wilkins, M. M., & Oliver, T. (2005, March). A jumpstart for differentiating mathematics for gifted elementary students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Willamsburg, VA.

Behm, S. L., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2004, October). Quantitative literacy: The creation of a framework to analyze instructional materials for the promotion of a literate society. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Toronto, Ontario, CA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2004, October). Probability and statistics for primary students. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Blue Ridge Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Roanoke, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2004, September). Quantitative literacy. Thinking about mathematics for all. Keynote address presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Arlingdon, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2004, April). Modeling children's early developmental patterns in mathematics. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teacher of Mathematics Research Presession, Philadelphia, PA.

Ma, X., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2004, April). Mathematics coursework regulates growth in mathematics achievement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2003, April). Validating a model of quantitative literacy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2003, April). The relationship between mathematics and science self-concept and related achievement: An international investigation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2003, November). Hands-on fractions. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Virginia Valley Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Bridgewater, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2003, March). Recognizing misrepresentations of data. Paper presented at the annual meeting the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Richmond, VA.

Nichols, W. D., Wilkins, J. L. M., O'Connor, R., & Rupley, W. H. (October, 2003). Examining elementary and middle- school teachers' beliefs and instructional practices. Paper presented at the annual meeting the College Reading Association, Corpus Christi, TX.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2003, October). Hands-on fractions. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Blue Ridge Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Salem, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2002, October). The impact of teachers' content knowledge and attitudes on instructional beliefs and practices. Paper to be presented at the Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Athens, GA.

Susuwele-Banda, W. J., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2002, October). Mathematics curriculum reform and the rooted culture of teaching and learning: The case of Malawi. Poster to be presented at the Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Athens, GA.

Wilkins, J. L. M., Nichols, W. D., & O'Connor, R. (December, 2002). Examining middle- school teachers' beliefs and self reports of instructional practices. Paper presented at the National Reading Conference, Miami, FL.

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Ma, X. (2002, April). Predicting change in students' attitude toward and beliefs about mathematics. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Wilkins, J. L. M., Graham, G., Parker, S., Westfall, S., Fraser, R. G., Tembo, M. (2002. April).  School success on high-stakes tests and time allocated to art, music and physical education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2002, March). Everyday investigations in probability and statistics. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Manassas, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2001, October). Hands-on fractions. Paper presented at the fall conference of the Blue Ridge Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Roanoke, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. & Ma, X. (2001, April). Predicting student growth in mathematical content knowledge. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA.

Soares, D., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2001, April). Predicting college aspirations for African-American high-school students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA.

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Hicks, D. (2001, March). Investigating map projections using Monte Carlo simulations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Harrisonburg, VA.

Doolittle, P. E., Hess, E., Hicks, D., Brown, L., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Triplett, C. F. (2000, November). Effective teaching strategies for higher education. Paper presented at the Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Miami, OH

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2000, October). Attribute blocks: More than just shapes. Paper presented at the fall conference of the Blue Ridge Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Roanoke, VA.

Doolittle, P. E., Brown, L., Hess, E., Hicks, D., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Triplett, C. F. (2000, October). Pedagogy: 15 strategies and a web page. Paper presented at the Lilly Conference on College Teaching - NE, Boston, MA.

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Baroody, A. J. (2000, October). An additional  explanation for production deficiencies. Paper presented at the Twenty-second Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Tuscon, AZ.

Hicks, D., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2000, June). Investigating representations of our world: Playing with map projections in a collaborative social studies and math classroom. Paper presented at the National Council for the Social Studies International Conference Forum 2000: Building Democratic Villages, Calgary, Canada.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2000, April). Characteristics of demographic opportunity structures and their relationship to school-level achievement: The case of Virginia's Standards of Learning. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Ma, X., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (2000, April). The dynamics of science achievement in middle and high school: Individual differences and school effects. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (2000, March). How much did you say Inspector Gadget costs? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Norfolk, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999, October). Students' perceptions of instruction and its relationship to the development of quantitative literacy. Paper presented at the Twenty-first Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999, October). Quantitative literacy for the 21st century. Paper presented at the Research Tomorrow Project Conference. Roanoke, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999, September). Quantitative literacy: The emerging literacy of the 21st century. Paper presented at the joint meeting of School Science and Mathematics Association and the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Greensboro, N. C.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (Organizer; 1999, April), Understanding quantitative literacy.  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada, with Fey, J., McKnight, C., Travers, K, Miller, J. & Garden, R.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999, April).  A comparison of growth of quantitative literacy between middle-school and high-school students.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999, March). Frogs and peanut butter: Statistical investigations for the K-8 classroom. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Roanoke, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999, March). An investigative approach to teaching mathematics: Excitement and concerns of K-8 pre-service teachers. Paper presented at the conference on Preparing Virginia's K-8 Teacher in Math and Science, Charlottesville, VA.

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Reese, G. C. (1998, October).  The pedagogical persuasiveness of simulation in situations of uncertainty.  Paper presented at the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Raleigh, NC.

Wilkins, J. L. M., Girves, J. (1998, April). Women in science, engineering, and mathematics: How does the "BIG 10 Plus" stack up? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Harnisch, D. L. (1997, March). Item response patterns and classroom indicators of opportunity-to-learn. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Wilkins, J. L. M., Baroody, A. J., Tiilikainen, S. (1997, October). Kindergartner’s understanding of commutativity within the context of word problems. Paper presented at the Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Normal, IL.

Baroody, A. J., Tiilikainen, S., Wilkins, J. L. M. (1997, October). The development of children's understanding of additive commutativity. Paper presented at the Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Normal, IL.

Tiilikainen, S., Baroody, A. J., Wilkins, J. L. M. (1997, October). The effects of problem size on children's understanding of additive commutativity. Paper presented at the Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Normal, IL.

Travers, K. J., Hendrix, T., Wilkins, J. L. M., & Reese, G. C. (1997, April). Technology and teamwork: A model for pre-service teaching. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Minneapolis, MN.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1997, October). The effects of problem type on kindergartners’ understanding of additive commutativity. Presentation to the Monthly Symposium of the Office for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1996). Understanding opportunity-to-learn in the mathematics classroom. Presentation to the student chapter of the Mathematical Association of America at Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky.

Harnisch, D. L., Wilkins, J., Burton, N., Singley, K., Tatsuoka, K. K., Everson, H., Braun, H., Hambleton, R. (1996, April). Perspectives on reporting proficiency scaling results to students and teachers. Invited symposium presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New York, NY.

Harnisch, D. L., Tatsuoka, K. K., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (1995, November). Reporting math proficiencies based on new SAT-M. Paper presented at Evaluation ’95, Evaluation for a New Century: A Global Perspective. The annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Wilkins, J. L. M., & Sloane, F. C. (1995, April). Modeling correlates of gender differences in beliefs and attitudes about mathematics. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Harnisch, D. L., Campion, J., & Wilkins, J. L. M. (1994, October). Proficiency scaling of new SAT tests. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Springfield, IL.

Wilkins, J. L., Jr. (1985, October). Jeff Sebens: North Carolina builder of hammered dulcimers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Folklore Society, Cincinnati, OH.

TECHNICAL REPORTS AND OTHER SCHOLARLY PAPERS Wilkins, J. L. M. (1999). Assessment of  early number concepts and counting skills:  An assessment of kindergartners at Price's Fork elementary school (AR-01-1999). Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Tech.   Wilkins, J. L. M., Girves, J. E. (1998, May).  An evaluation of the CIC women in science and engineering (WISE) student leadership conference (WISE-ER-03-1998).  Champaign, IL: Committee on Institutional Cooperation.

Wilkins, J. L. M., Girves, J. E. (1998, May).  An evaluation of the CIC women in science and engineering (WISE) best practices workshop:  Undergraduate research and living-learning programs (WISE-ER-02-1998).  Champaign, IL: Committee on Institutional Cooperation.

Wilkins, J. L. M., Travers, K. J., Girves, J. E. (1998, April). An evaluation of the CIC women in science and engineering (WISE) best practices workshop:  The classroom (WISE-ER-01-1998).  Champaign, IL: Committee on Institutional Cooperation.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1997). Modeling correlates of problem-solving skills: The effects of opportunity-to-learn on the attainment of higher-order thinking skills in mathematics. (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997). Dissertation Abstracts International.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1997, May). Degrees earned by women in science, engineering, and mathematics from member institutions of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) initiative: Baseline data for 1992-1994 and trend data from 1966-1994. Report for the WISE Best Practices Workshop, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Wilkins, J. L. M. (1994). Additive versus interactive models of learning: A different look at Gamoran’s Study (1991). Unpublished manuscript.

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