Suzanne Rushton Harper
Department of Mathematics
207 Bachelor Hall
Oxford, Ohio 45056-3414
Ph.D., University of Virginia, Mathematics Education
M.S., Florida State University, Mathematics Education
B.A., Hollins College, Mathematics & Computer Science
ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Professor, Department of Mathematics, Miami University (2014-present)
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Miami University (2008-2012)
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Miami University (2002-2008)
Lecturer, Department of Curriculum, Instruction & Special Education, University of Virginia (2001-2002)
Graduate Fellow, Center for Technology and Teacher Education, University of Virginia (1997-2001)
Lecturer, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Hollins College (1997-1998)
Cox, D.C., Harper, S.R. & Edward, M.T. (in press, 2017). Screencasting as a tool to capture moments of authentic creativity. In V. Freiman & J. Tassell, (Eds.), Creativity and Technology in Mathematics Education (Vol. 9 in Mathematics Education in the Digital Era Series). New York: Springer.
Cox, D.C. & Harper, S.R. (in press, 2017). Using narratives to articulate mathematical problem solving and posing in a technological environment. In Proceedings of the 39th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Indianapolis, IN. Will be available: http://www.pmena.org/2017/
Harper, S.R. & Cox, D.C. (in press, 2017). Screencasting to study creative insight and create records of authentic problem solving practice. In J. Foster (Ed.) Proceedings of the Twenty-ninth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics [ICTCM]. Will be available: http://archives.math.utk.edu/ICTCM/
Harper, S.R. & Cox, D.C. (2017). Inspiring problem solving with quickfire challenges. Mathematics Teacher, 110(9) 686-692. [cover article]
Cox, D.C. & Harper, S.R. (2016). Documenting a developing vision of teaching mathematics with technology. In M.L. Niess, S. Driskell & K. Hollebrands, (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Transforming Mathematics Teacher Education in the Digital Age (pp. 166-189). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Lee, H.S., Kersaint, G., Harper, S.R., Driskell, S.O., Jones, D., Leatham, K., Angotti, R., & Adu-Gamfi, K. (2014). Teachers' use of transnumeration in solving statistical tasks with dynamic statistical software. Statistics Education Research Journal, 13(1), 25-52.
Naresh, N., Harper, S.R., Keiser, J.M. & Krumpe, N. (2014). Probability explorations in a cultural context. Mathematics Teacher, 108(3), 184-192.
Edwards, M.T., Harper, S.R., Quinlan, J., Phelps, S., & Cox, D. (2014). Fostering deductive thinking with angle chasing. Mathematics Teacher, 107(6), 426-431.
Edwards, M.T., Harper, S.R., & Klein, R.M. (2013). And now this problem: Neil Postman, technology, and the secondary school mathematics curriculum. In M. Clough, J. Olson, & D. Niederhauser (Eds.) The Nature of Technology: Implications for Teaching and Learning (pp. 157-182). Boston, MA: Sense Publishers.
Edwards, M.T., Harper, S.R., & Cox, D. (2013). Authentic tasks in a standards-based world. Mathematics Teacher, 106(5), 346-353.
Lee, H. S., Kersaint, G., Harper, S., Driskell, S. O., & Leatham, K. R. (2012). Teachers' statistical problem solving with dynamic technology: Research results across multiple institutions. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 12(3). Manuscript awarded the National Technology Leadership Initiative Award.
HONORS & AWARDS
National Technology Leadership Initiative Fellowship in Mathematics Education 2012
Miami University National Society of Leadership and Success, Excellence in Teaching Award 2012
Miami University Alumni Association 2010-2011 Effective Educator Award Nominee
Miami University Alumni Association 2008-2009 Effective Educator Award Nominee
Miami University M. Pauline Priest Barney Mathematics Fellowship 2011
National Technology Leadership Initiative Fellowship in Mathematics Education 2004
Technology in the teaching and learning of K-12 mathematics;
Content knowledge of prospective mathematics teachers; and
Teaching and learning of geometry.