Training and Events

We regularly host conferences and training workshops for STACK. You can find videos from previous events on our YouTube channel.

Upcoming events

Here is a list of upcoming events:

Title Date Location Description
EAMS 2021 21 June - 2 July
2021
Online.
eams.ncl.ac.uk
There will be various sessions of interest to STACK users at this conference.
"It had a very good mix of theory and practical applicatons."
"It told me exactly what I needed to get started on writing STACK questions, while also giving some feedback on why we use STACK."


Workshops in 2020

During 2020 we ran a series of online workshops, with support from the LMS, Universitas 21, and the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh.

You can access recordings and materials from these workshops through the links below:

Title Date Location Description
Workshop: Effective use of Maxima 2/12/2020
15:00-17:00 GMT
Online.
Course page - effective use of Maxima
Learn how mathematics educators use Maxima effectively with STACK, and how to use more advanced Maxima techniques to improve your own STACK questions.
Workshop: Addressing common student errors 25/11/2020
15:00-17:00 GMT
Online.
Course page - student errors 25-11-20
Gain insight into common student errors based on mathematics education research, and get practical experience of using STACK to detect and give feedback on errors.
Workshop: Assessment of proofs in STACK 7 September
2020
15:00-16:30 BST
Online.
Course page - assessment of proofs
Learn about important practical findings from educational research on how to teach mathematical proof effectively, and hear about practical approaches to assessing proof online using tools like STACK.
Workshop: Getting started with STACK 20 July
2020
10:00-12:00 BST
Online.
Course page - getting started 20-07-20
Learn about the features of STACK and write your first STACK question with experts on hand to help.
Workshop: addressing common student errors 3 July
2020
14:00-16:00 BST 
Online.
Course page - student errors
Gain insight into common student errors based on mathematics education research, and get practical experience of using STACK to detect and give feedback on errors.
Workshop: quality questions and assessing proof 19 June
2020
10:00-12:00 BST
Online.
Course page - quality questions
Learn about advanced features of STACK that help to make sure your questions work reliably, and get tips from experienced authors on how to write polished questions. In the second half, learn about ways to assess proof using STACK.
Workshop: getting started with STACK 15 June
2020
10:00-15:00 BST
Online.
Course page - getting started
Hear from some experienced users about how they use STACK in variety of courses, then write your first STACK question with experts on hand to help.

Past events

A list of past STACK workshops and conferences:

Title Date Location Description
The 4th International STACK Conference 26-29 April
2021
TTK University of Applied Sciences, Tallinn, Estonia
stack21.edu.ee
This conference aims to act as a forum for the exchange of experience, ideas and research associated with implementing STACK. The target group is academics who teach undergraduate and postgraduate STEM courses in higher education institutions.
EAMS 2020 Week of 22 June
2020
Online.
eams.ncl.ac.uk
There will be various sessions of interest to STACK users at this conference.
The 3rd International STACK Conference 27 April
2020
Online.
3rd International STACK Conference Website
The aim of the conference is to provide a platform for academics, researchers, and scholars, to address common challenges, share knowledge and ideas as well as recent trends and brainstorm creative solutions in the field of STACK.
Putting educational research into practice in HE Mathematics and Statistics teaching 29-30 April
2019
The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Putting research into practice conference website
Day 1: Putting educational research into practice in HE Mathematics and Statistics teaching.
Day 2: The 2nd International STACK Conference.
The 1st International STACK Conference 15-16 November
2018
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Fürth, Germany
www.stack-konferenz.de
The mission of the Conference is to offer a forum for the STACK Community, to exchange ideas about possibilities and challenges in creating questions, to get closer to solving technical questions and to shape the future of STACK.