Betsy Darken

Professor of Mathematics

betsy-darken@utc.edu

 



Office:  EMCS  417C

Phone:  (423) 425-4580


Dept Fax:      (423) 425-4586

Dept Phone:  (423) 425-4545


Mailing Address:

Mathematics Department #6956

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

615 McCallie Ave.

Chattanooga, TN  37403


 
Curriculum Vitae            

 Research and Teaching Interests:      

Mathematics Education
Mathematical Knowledge of Teachers
Quantitative Literacy
Statistics Education


Textbook:       Darken, Betsy, Fundamental Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers, 2nd Edition,
                        Dubuque, IA
:  Kendall/Hunt, 2005.      ISBN:  0-7575-2266-1

  
                        Table of Contents


                        Sample Chapters:      Numeration and Measurement Systems

                                                            Multiplication and Division I:  Meaning

 


 

Links to Professional Societies in Mathematics and Mathematics Education

 

                    National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
                    Association for Mathematics Teacher Educators
                    Mathematical Association of America   
                    American Mathematical Association for Two Year Colleges  

 


 

Links to Interesting Sites Related to Mathematics Education

 

                    Center for Proficiency in Teaching Mathematics  
                    Knowing mathematics for teaching: Who knows mathematics well enough to teach third grade, and how can we decide 
                    Mathematics Education Network  
                    Quantitative Literacy Conference Proceedings     
                    NSF Mathematics Classroom Resources         
                    National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Mathematics
                    Tennessee Department of Education  
   

Links to Interesting Sites Related to Statistics

                    CLT with animations for four types of distributions:    http://www.statisticalengineering.com/central_limit_theorem_(summary).htm

  

          Multiple t graphs:  http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/cf/Student_densite_best.JPG

 

                   CLT with dice:  http://www.stat.sc.edu/~west/javahtml/CLT.html

            

                    Confidence Interval animation:    http://www.stat.tamu.edu/~west/applets/ci.html


  

 

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