Directory

Óscar Chávez

Associate Professor

oscar.chavez@utsa.edu
(210) 458-8721

FLN 4.01.14

Office Hours

TBA

Research Interests

Mathematics curriculum, technology in mathematics education

Education
  • Ph.D. (Mathematics Education), University of Missouri
  • M.A. (Mathematics), University of Missouri
  • B.S. (Mathematics), Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Presentations
  • Grouws, D., Tarr, J. E., Chávez, O., Sears, R., Soria, V., & Taylan, R. D. (2012) Curriculum and Implementation Effects on High-School Students Mathematics Learning from Two Curricula Content Organizations. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC. April 2012.
  • Cho, Y. H., Ding, N., Chávez, O., Tawfik, Chen, W. (2011) Design of Collaborative Concept Mapping Activities for Mathematics Preservice Teachers. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA. April 2011.
  • Chávez, O., Papick, I., Ross, D., & Grouws, D. A. (2010). The essential role of curricular analyses in comparative studies of mathematics achievement: Developing “fair” tests. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO. April 2010.
    Shih, J., Tarr, J, & Chávez, O. (2010). How many classroom observations are sufficient? Empirical findings in the context of a longitudinal study. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO. April 2010.
Publications
  • Chávez, O., Tarr, J.E., Grouws, D.A., & Soria, V. (in press). Third-year high school mathematics curriculum: Effects of content organization and curriculum implementation. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education.
    Tarr, J.E., Grouws, D.A., Chávez, O., & Soria, V. (2013). The effects of content organization and curriculum implementation on students’ mathematics learning in second-year high school courses. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education 44(4), 683-729.
    Grouws, D., Tarr, J. E., Chávez, O., Sears, R., Soria, V., & Taylan, R. D. (2013). Curriculum and implementation effects on high-school students mathematics learning from curricula representing content organization of two types. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 44(2), p. 416-463.
  • Chávez, O., Papick, I., Ross, D. J., & Grouws, D. A. (2011). Developing fair tests for mathematics curriculum comparison studies: The role of content analyses. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 23(4), 397–416., Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13394-011-0023-2.Chval, K. B. & Chávez, O. (2011). Designing mathematics lessons for English language learners. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 17(5), 261–265.

    Ross, D., Reys, R., Chávez, O., McNaught, M., & Grouws, D. (2011). Student strategy choices on a constructed response algebra problem. School Science and Mathematics, 111(8), 389–398.