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Thomas P. Dick

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Thomas P. Dick

Professor
Department of Mathematics

Background

Education

Ph.D., New Hampshire, 1984

M.S., Brandeis University, 1979

B.A., B.S., University of Kansas, 1978

Research

Dick's research interests include the study of factors related to mathematics achievement and participation, cognitive science as applied to the learning of advanced mathematics, uses of technology in the learning of mathematics, and mathematical discourse. He has worked extensively in the calculus curriculum reform movement. He has served on the joint AMS/MAA Committee on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Advisory Committee, and the Advanced Placement Calculus Development Committee. He is a past co-editor of Connecting Research to Teaching for NCTM's Mathematics Teacher journal, associate editor for School Science and Mathematics, an editorial panel member for the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, and an editorial panel member for the Mathematics Teacher Educator.

Research Interests

  • Mathematics Education