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Bibliography of useful books and articles that relate to the use of model-eliciting activities (MEAs)
Bransford, J., Brown, A.L., & Cocking, R.R. (Eds.) (2000). How people learn: Brain, mind, experience, and school. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
Chamberlin, S. A., and Moon, S. M. (2008). How does the problem based learning approach compare to the model-eliciting activity approach in mathematics? International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning.http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/journal/chamberlin.pdf
Diefes-Dux, H.A., Imbrie, P.K., & Moore, T.J. (2005). First-year engineering themed seminar - A mechanism for conveying the interdisciplinary nature of engineering.Paper presented at the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education National Conference, Portland, OR.
Kaufman, A., Mennin, S., Waterman, R., Duban, S., Hansbarger, C., Silverblatt, H., Obenshain, S. S., Kantrowitz, M. Becker, T., Samet, J, and Wiese, W. (1989). The New Mexico experiment: educational innovation and institutional change. Academic Medicine 64,285-294.
Lesh, R. and Caylor, B. (2007). Introduction to the Special Issue: Modeling as Application versus Modeling as a Way to Create Mathematics. International Journal of Computers for Mathematical Learning 12,173-194.
Lesh, R. and Doerr, H. M. (Eds.). (2003). Beyond constructivism: Models and modeling perspectives on mathematics problem solving, learning, and teaching. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Lesh, R., & Doerr, H. M. (2003). Beyond constructivism: Models and modeling perspectives on mathematics teaching, learning, and problem solving. In R. Lesh & H. M. Doerr (Eds.), Beyond constructivism: Models and modeling perspectives on mathematics problem solving, learning, and teaching(pp. 3-33). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Lesh, R. A., Hamilton, E. and Kaput, J. J. (Eds.). (2007). Foundations for the future in mathematics education. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Lesh, R., Hoover, M., Hole, B., Kelly, A., & Post, T. (2000). Principles for developing thought-revealing activities for students and teachers. In A. Kelly & R. Lesh (Eds.), Handbook of research design in mathematics and science education(pp. 591-646). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Moore, T. J., Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Imbrie, P. K. (2006). The quality of solutions to open-ended problem solving activities and its relation to first-year student team effectiveness.Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
Moore, T.J., Diefes-Dux, H.A., & Imbrie, P.K. (2007). How team effectiveness impacts the quality of solutions to open-ended problems.Distributed journal proceedings from the International Conference on Research in Engineering Education, published in the October 2007 special issue of the Journal of Engineering Education, 96(4).
Schwartz, D. L., & Martin, T. (2004). Inventing to prepare for future learning: The hidden efficiency of encouraging original student production in statistics instruction. Cognition and Instruction, 22(2),129-184.
Schwartz, D. L., Sears, D., & Chang, J. (2007). Reconsidering prior knowledge. In M. Lovett and P. Shah (Eds.), Thinking with Data(pp. 319-344). New York: Erlbaum
Schwartz, D. L., Varma, S., & Martin, L. (2008). Dynamic transfer and innovation. S. Vosniadou (Ed.), Handbook of Conceptual Change(pp. 479-506). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Web Resources which provide additional information on MEAs
https://engineering.purdue.edu/ENE/Research/SGMM/Problems/MEAs_html - Website with many MEAs created for Engineering students.http://modelsandmodeling.net/ - Another website with information and examples of MEAs