Terri Beckett, Professor

School of Arts & Sciences

Email: **tbeckett@endicott.edu**

Phone: **(978) 232-2183**

Office Location: **Judge Science Center**

Office Number: **124**

Office Hours: **1 - 3 M / W /F**

**Courses**

MTH 126 - Applied Statistics

MTH 115 - Perspectives of Geometry

MTH 326 - Advanced Statistics

ED 301 - Math Methods

**Resume/C.V.**

## EDUCATION

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· Ed.D. - Math Education University of Massachisetts - 1999

Dissertation Title: Development of Conceptual Understanding of Statistics for Concrete Thinkers in a Constructivist Learning Environment

· M.S. in Mathematics; Salem State College in Salem, MA. 1986

· B.S. in Systems Analysis; Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. 1971

RELATEDACTIVITIES:PALMS professor for the Northeast region

· attend workshops for the purpose of experimenting with new methodolgy for using inquiry based instruction in mathematics

STEMTEC professor

· attend a week long workshop of inquiry based, constructivist methodology for math and science teachers

2001 grant from Massachusetts Department of Education Summer Content Institute

· Develop, teach, and create assessment tools for 20 middle school teachers in a graduate level, 45 hour workshop entitled “Middle School Mathematics: Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability”.

2002 grant from Massachusetts Department of Education

· Develop technology based workshops and act as a mentor to 12 middle school mathematics teachers in the Danvers Middle School2002 grant from Massachusetts Department of Education Summer Content Institute

· Develop, teach and create assessment tools for 25 middle school teachers in a graduate level, 60 content hour workshop entitled “ Technology and Tools for Teaching Algebra”

## REARCH ACTIVITIES

NCTM (National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics) convention Annaheim, CA , April 6-9,2005.

· Present a workshop entitled “Picture It! AVisual Approach to Problem Solving”NCTM (National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics) convention in San Antonio,April 9, 2003.

· Present a workshop on inquiry based instruction for middle school teachers.NCTM (National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics) convention in Chicago, April 17, 2000.

· Presented a workshop entitled “Bringing Life to Statistics”f or middle school teachersICTCM (International Conference for Technology and Computers in Mathematics) Atlanta, Nov. 2000.

· Poster presentation entitled “Jump: Using the CBL to teach Introductory Statistics”

PUBLICATIONSBeckett,T (2004).Probability & statistics: Beyond the formula.Boston, MA, Pearson Custom

**Campus Involvement**

President, ECFA (Endicott College Faculty Association) 2005 - 2007

Chair, Curriculum Committee 2001 - 2003