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[Carol Scheftic]
Carol Scheftic

Title: Technical Researcher
Dates: August 1995 -- November 1996
E-mail: scheftic@geom.umn.edu
Personal Homepage: http://www.geom.umn.edu/~scheftic/

Carol has moved!

From September 15, 1997, Carol has been an Associate Professor with the:

University Center for Teacher Education
California Polytechic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0389

805-756-1574 (office / voicemail)
805-756-2126 (UCTE)
805-756-5682 (UCTE fax)

Activities at the Geometry Center

Carol was primarily involved with the education, communication, and outreach activities of the Geometry Center, including:


Carol is interested in the effects of various technologies on teaching and learning, particularly in the mathematical and computing sciences.
If machines can compute answers, what do students need to learn?
Her dissertation research involved looking at the effect of different programming environments on the learning of a given computer language. Much of her work since then has involved looking at the effect of different computing environments (e.g., computer assisted instruction, intelligent tutoring systems, various computer algebra systems and visualization tools) on students' learning of mathematics.


Ph.D. in Educational Technology, 1985
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

M.A.T. in Mathematics, 1973
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

B.S. in Mathematics, 1971
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Professional Experience


Carol has held a variety of positions that have combined mathematics, technology, education, publishing, marketing, and marketing research. Descriptions of her previous experience are available in a:

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