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Mike Shaughnessy

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PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Higher Ed: Mathematics 

BIO

PhD Michigan State University, Mathematics, 1976
17 years at Oregon State University, Mathematics Department, working in Mathematics Education with preservice and inservice K - 12 Mathematics Teachers. Subsequently, 15 years at Portland State University, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, directing doctoral program in mathematics education, and working with pre-service and inservice mathematics teachers. Elected to be president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, fall 2008. President elect 2009 - 2010; president 2010 - 2012, 

EXPERTISE

Principal areas of research and development are the teaching and learning of probability and statistics, and the teaching and learning of geometry. Have made over a hundred presentations in these areas at professional meetings, and have published over 50 papers, books, and book chapters in these areas of research and professional development. 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

SHAUGHNESSY, J.M., CHANCE, B., & KRONENDONK, H. (2009). Focus on Secondary Mathematic: Reasoning and Sense Making in Statistics and Probability. NCTM: Reston, VA.

SHAUGHNESSY, J.M. (2008). Research on Students' Thinking and Reasoning about Variability in Statistics. . In Abstracts, Briefs, and Clips (ABC's) from NCTM. Published on the NCTM website, www.nctm.org.

SHAUGHNESSY, J. M. (2007). Research on Statistics Reasoning and Learning. In F. Lester, Ed, (pp 957 - 1009). Second Handbook of Research on Mathematics Teaching and Learning. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Reston, VA: NCTM.

TARR, J. E., & SHAUGHNESSY, J. M. 2007). Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability. In Peter Kloosterman, Ed.(pp. 139 - 168). Results and Interpretations of the 2003 Mathematics Assessment of the National Assessment of Educational Progress. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Reston, VA: NCTM.

SHAUGHNESSY, J. M. (2006). Research on Students' Understanding of Some Big Ideas in Statistics. In Gail Burrill, Ed. (pp. 77-98). Data and Chance. 2006 Yearbook of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Reston, VA: NCTM.