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Dee E. Cochran

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics
Math Lab Coordinator

Physical Sciences 003
Phone: (812) 941-2605
dcochran@ius.edu

Biography

I am a senior lecturer in mathematics, have been with IUS since 1990 and love teaching math with technology. I believe in active learning using calculators, computers and math software. Using technology makes learning more fun, dynamic and interactive. It also allows students to learn and achieve mastery by doing mathematics and applying math to their life. I am working on course redesign projects in developmental mathematics using models developed nationally by NCAT (see links below).

I also serve as the coordinator of the math lab. This lab was funded by my strategic directions grant. Other grants from Ameritech, now called ATT funded our new math classroom and several curriculum development projects.

I belong to the International Society for Technology in Education and I am currently involved with the Special Interest Group for Mobile Learning. I am a former member of the board for ISTE and officer of SIGHC (handheld computing). I currently serve on The Editorial Advisory Board.

I am an editor not a writer. I consult with curriculum developers and comment for other math textbook authors and instructional design experts. I also serve on a panel of reviewers for the Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE) and review manuscripts as a member of The Editorial Advisory Board of ISTE and SIGML.

Academic Background

  • Masters

    • Indiana University, Bloomington, US
    • Instructional Systems Technology, Major in Instructional Systems Technology, Minor in Education
  • Masters

    • University of Louisville, Louisville, US
    • MA Mathematics, Major in Mathematics, Minor in Education
  • Bachelors

    • University of Louisville, Louisville, US
    • BS Mathematics, Major in University of Louisville, Minor in Computer Science

Professional Interests

Teaching

Technology 

Technology in Teaching Mathematics

Pedagogy: Redesign, Quantitative Literacy

Research

Mathematics Technology and Student Cognition in Graphing Functions

Teaching Resource Websites

Campus Events

Orientation (First-Year Students)

Orientation (First-Year Students)

July 17th, 2018

All day event

Orientation (First-Year Students)

Orientation (First-Year Students)

July 24th, 2018

All day event

Orientation (Transfer Students)

Orientation (Transfer Students)

July 24th, 2018

All day event

Orientation (First-Year Students)

Orientation (First-Year Students)

July 26th, 2018

All day event

Classes End for Summer II Session

Classes End for Summer II Session

August 6th, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Orientation (First-Year Students)

Orientation (First-Year Students)

August 8th, 2018

All day event

Orientation (Transfer Students)

Orientation (Transfer Students)

August 10th, 2018

All day event

Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate Student Orientation

August 11th, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2018 Champions Dinner

2018 Champions Dinner

August 18th, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fall Classes Begin

Fall Classes Begin

August 20th, 2018

All day event

Last Day to Register for Fall Classes

Last Day to Register for Fall Classes

August 26th, 2018

All day event

Labor Day Holiday - NO CLASSES

Labor Day Holiday - NO CLASSES

September 3rd, 2018

All day event

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