Mathematics Education Doctorates

Vicki Schell, 1991

Lenior Rhyne College, North Carolina

Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Director: Merlyn Behr

*An Investigation of the Role of Symmetry in Partitioning
Tasks*

David Klanderman, 1996

Trinity Christian College, Illinois

Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Director: Helen Khoury

*Preservice Teachers' Level of Understanding Variables
and Functions within Multiple Representational Modes*

Esther M. Huntzinger Billings, 1998

Grand Valley State University, Michigan

Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Director: Helen Khoury

*Qualitative-Based Reasoning of Preservice Elementary
School Teachers in Proportion Situations*

Jason Thrun, 1999

University of Wisconsin at Plattville

Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Director: Helen Khoury

*College students' rational-number-as-operator strategies: A focus
on students' coordination of units and distributivity of operators in
problem-solving situations*

Bharath Sriraman, 2002

University of Montana

Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Directors: Robert Wheeler, Alan Zollman &
Harvey Switzky

*A Grounded-Research Qualitative Study of Ninth Grade Students'
Generalization Processes in Combinatorial Problem-Solving Items - with
Connections to Mathematical Creativity*

Robert Capetta, 2007

College of DuPage

Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Director: Alan Zollman

*Reflective Abstraction on the concept of limit: An experimental
study to improve student performance in College Calculus by promoting
Reflective Abstraction through Individual, Peer, Instructor and
Curriculum Initiates*

Phillip Kisunzu, 2008

CAMELA, University of Arizona

Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Director: Helen Khoury

*Teacher Instructional Practices, Students' Mathematical
Dispositions and Mathematical Achievement*

**Ed.D.'s from the College of Education**

Moti Shertzer, 1995

Ed.D., Educational Psychology

*The effects of metacognitive and metasocial processes on mathematical
problem-solving skills*

Lyle Harris, 1996

Ed.D., Curriculum & Instruction, Director: Frank Bazeli

*An analysis of mathematical achievement, differential aptitude, academic
attitudes, and demographic characteristics of ability grouped ninth-grade
mathematics students*

Rich Wyllie, 1996

Ed.D., Curriculum & Instruction, Co-Directors: Frank Bazeli
& Helen Khoury

*The effects of implementing a supplemental research-based instructional
unit on students' cognitive related obstacles associated with linear
equation solving in algebra.*

Ellen Hines, 1998

Ed.D., Curriculum & Instruction, Co-Directors: Frank Bazeli
& Helen Khoury

*Analysis of processes used by middle-school students to interpret
functions embedded in dynamic physical models and represented in
tables, equations, and graphs*

McKenna, Neal 1992

Ed.D., Curriculum & Instruction, Co-Directors: Frank Bazeli
& Merlyn Behr

*Relationships among community college algebra students' conceptions
of variable, working memory capacity, the complexity and context of
variable expressions, and their effects on the students' abilities to
unitize variable complexes*

Keith Drew, 1999

Judson College, Illinois, Director: Nina Dorsch

Ed.D., Curriculum & Instruction

*National vision and local practice: A discrepancy evaluation case study
of one teacher's geometry class*

Marilyn Zopp, 1999

Ed.D., Curriculum & Instruction, Director: Carla Shaw

*Mathematics anxiety, the adult student, and the community college*