Friday, May 4, 2012

SBU Professor Co-Presented at NCTM Conference

Southwest Baptist University News Release
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BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University’s Dr. Robert Glasgow, professor of mathematics recently co-presented at the 2012 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Conference in Philadelphia.  The annual NCTM conference was attended by over 10,000 K-12 and university mathematics teachers.  The presentation was entitled: “Doctorates in Mathematics: A Shortage Continues and Jobs Exist”. 

Dr. Glasgow was a co-speaker with Dr. Robert Reys from the University of Missouri and Dr. Christa Jackson from the University of Kentucky.  The presentation highlighted a decade of research documenting the shortage of doctorates in mathematics education, the current job market, and the process of choosing and entering a doctoral program. 

The presentation was attended by over 200 participants, most of whom were K-12 math teachers considering entering a doctoral program in mathematics education.  Dr. Glasgow’s attendance at the conference was funded partially by Awad Scholarly Activities Funds.


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