Dr. Jerry Becker | Curriculum and Instruction | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Jerry Becker

Mathematics Education | Professor

Dr. Jerry Becker

Phone: (618) 453-4241
(618) 536-2441
Email: jbecker@siu.edu
Office: 326E
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.