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Suzanne Rushton Harper
Professor Department of Mathematics 207 Bachelor Hall Oxford, Ohio 45056-3414 harpersr@MiamiOH.edu ACADEMIC
BACKGROUND 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) |
RECENT PUBLICATIONS 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. |