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Faculty and Staff Biography

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Theresa Laurent

Chair Designate, Dept of Basic Sciences
Department of Basic Sciences


Ph.D in Mathematics Education - University of Missour - St. Louis, January, 2009

Dissertation: An Analysis of College Mathematics Departments' Credit Granting Policies for Students with High School Calculus Experience

M.S. in Mathematics - Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, August, 1990

B.A. in Mathematics - Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, May, 1987


Mathematics Education, High School to College Transition Issues, Calculus Reform, Applied Calculus for Health Professionals

Current Research

Flipped Classroom Curriculum and Assessment

Vita Highlights

Presenter: Healthcare Applications and Projects for Introductory College Mathematics Courses. Mini Course presentation at the Annual Joint Meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America, San Diego, CA, January 2015.

Katz, Marlene, Laurent, Theresa and McCall, Richard. (2010). Do They Know as Much as They Think They Know: Preliminary Studies in Metacomprehension. Presentation at the 30th Annual International Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Miami University, Oxford OH.

Author: Investigating birth control: comparing oestrogen levels in patients using the Ortho Evra Patch versus the Ortho-Cyclen pill. Teaching Mathematics and its Applications, 27(2), 81-90, 2008.

Joe E. Haberle Outstanding Educator Award, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, 2007.

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