Dr. Jerry Becker
Mathematics Education | Professor
Phone: (618) 453-4241
625 Wham Drive, Mail Code: 4610
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Elementary Ed. - Math | Mathematics Education
Consulting Areas: School curriculum development, teaching, and working with teachers who teach math through professional development.
Instructional Interests: Pre-service teacher education in mathematics; mathematics education courses at the masters and doctoral levels.
Research Interests: International mathematics, teaching mathematics in different cultures, problem solving and cross-cultural research on problem-solving, the cognitive development of learners in mathematics and improving practices in teacher education, computational abilities of pre-service elementary and middle level teachers.