Faculty ProfilesDr. Karen J. Edwards
Specialization: Mathematics, Education, Curriculum and Instruction
Year joined Paul Smith's: 1980
Division: Science, Liberal Arts, and Business
Bio: I grew up in the Paul Smith's area and call it my home. I graduated from Lake George High School and lived in the Albany area as well, but find the Adirondacks call me back whenever I leave. I enjoy teaching and learning and I have found the perfect place to work and learn.
Interests & Activities: My dissertation " Understanding College Students’ Disconnections with Mathematics" has been completed and I have been awarded my doctoral degree. My interests are in the Reform of Mathematics Teaching and Reflective Practice.
I like to kayak, camp, and, cook as well as most other outdoor activities.
|2010||Ph.D||University at Albany||Curriculum and Instruction- Math Ed.|
|1984||M.A.||SUNY Plattsburgh||Liberal Studies- Mathematics Education|
|1975||A.S.||Regents External Degree Program||Science|
MAT 125 College Algebra
MAT 135 Financial Mathematics
MAT 180 Precalculus
MAT 241 Calculus
Understanding College Students’ Disconnections with Mathematics"
|Relevant Work Experience|
|2006-present||Future Generations Graduate School Team Teach a course on Parks, People, and how they interact. |