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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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