Beth A. Jackson

DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • DOCTORAL CANIDATE IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION - Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania · Fall 2016 to Present
  • MASTER OF ARTS IN STATISTICS - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · August 1996
  • MASTER OF ARTS IN MATHEMATICS - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · April 1996
  • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MATHEMATICS - PHI BETA KAPPA GRADUATE - Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania · May 1993
  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - Pennsylvania State University - New Kensington Campus, New Kensington, Pennsylvania · May 1991

LinkedIn Account

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PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT

  • Applied Finite Mathematics
  • Basic Algebra
  • Calculus for Business
  • Elementary Applied Statistics
  • Excursions in Mathematics
  • Intermediate Algebra
  • Mathematical Concepts in Grades K – 8
  • Mathematics for Health Sciences
  • Modern Concepts of Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Success strategies in mathematics for non-mathematics majors
  • The use of technology in advancing student success
  • Strategies for improving the developmental mathematics experience
  • The importance/benefits of service learning

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

  • "On the Number of Invertible Matrices Over Galois Rings." Phi Mu Epsilon Journal. Volume 10 - Number    1, Fall 1994
  • "On Transposition Over Finite Fields." Phi Mu Epsilon Journal. Volume 9 - Number 7, Fall 1992

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2010 - Phi Theta Kappa International Advisor of the Year
  • 2010 - Phi Theta Kappa Top Regional Advisor – Middle States Region
  • 2009 - Venango Campus Employee Recognition Award
  • 1995-1996 - Teplitz-Culver Award for Excellence in Teaching - University of Pittsburgh

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Mathematical Association of America
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • The State System of Higher Education Mathematics Association
  • Association of Mathematics Teachers of Northwestern Pennsylvania

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Phi Theta Kappa – Alpha Kappa Delta Chapter Advisor (19 years)
  • Phi Theta Kappa International Advisor of the Year – 2010
  • Fitness Instructor
Last Updated 1/11/18