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Northwest Missouri State University


Faculty/Staff Spotlight

Sept. 19, 2014

Shepherd discusses research on Math Ed Podcast

Dr. Mary Shepherd

Dr. Mary Shepherd

Dr. Mary Shepherd, professor in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Information Systems, was featured recently on Math Ed Podcast.

The program, which is hosted by Samuel Otten, assistant professor of mathematics education at the University of Missouri, features interviews with mathematic education researchers. The 24-minute podcast features Shepherd discussing an article she co-authored, “Reading Mathematics for Understanding – From Novice to Expert,” which was published this month in The Journal of Mathematical Behavior.

Listen to the podcast by clicking here.

Shepherd joined the Northwest faculty in 2001 and teaches a variety of mathematics courses. Her academic interests are geometry and reading mathematics.


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