Faculty and Staff
Dr. Marshall B Lassak
Professor - Mathematics Education
Office: 3364 - Old Main
Phone: 217-581-6450
Email: mblassak@eiu.edu
Education
B.S., Mathematics emphasis in Secondary Education, East Central University (1995)M.S., Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs (1997)
Ph. D., Educational Mathematics, University of Northern Colorado (2001)
Professional Organizations
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM)
Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE)
Research
Technology in mathematicsTeacher Image
Dynamical systems at the undergraduate level
Publications
2013- My favorite lesson: Introducing factorials. Mathematics Teacher, 106(8), 640.
- Areas within areas. Mathematics Teacher, 106(3), 234-237. (with Rene Fietsam)
2010
- Pathological examples with technology. Mathematics Teacher, 104(5), 350-355.
- UCSMP Functions, Statistics, and Trigonometry 3rd ed. Columbus, OH: Wright Group. (with: McConnell, J. W., Brown, S.A., Karafiol, P.J., Brouwer, S., Ives, M., McCullagh, R., Jakucyn, J., Usiskin, Z.)
2009
- Using dynamic graphs to reveal student reasoning. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 40(5), 690-696.
- Technology as a Communication Tool. In G. Zimmermann (Ed.). Empowering the Mentor of the Preservice Mathematics Teacher (pp.38-39) & Empowering the Mentor of the Beginning Mathematics Teacher (pp.31-32). Reston, VA: NCTM.
- UCSMP Advanced Algebra 3rd ed. Columbus, OH: Wright Group. (with: Flanders, J., Sech, J., Eggerding, M., Karafiol, P.J., McMullen, L., Weisman, N., Usiskin, Z.)