Terri BeckettTerri Beckett, Professor
School of Arts & Sciences

Email: tbeckett@endicott.edu
Phone: (978) 232-2183
Office Location: Judge Science Center
Office Number: 211
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
 
RELATED ACTIVITIES:
            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 School

2002 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 teachers

 

ICTCM (International Conference for Technology and Computers in Mathematics) Atlanta, Nov. 2000.
·          Poster presentation entitled “Jump: Using the CBL to teach Introductory Statistics”

 

PUBLICATIONS
            Beckett,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