FACULTY

Mary Goetting, PhD

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science


College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Goetting teaches calculus, statistics and proof to her students. Dr. Goetting’s students collect performance data and collaborate to run data analyses and present the results. Among her research interests is the understanding of mathematical proof at the college level. Dr. Goetting has been a member of Concordia’s faculty since 2001. 

Degrees

  • PhD, Mathematics Education, University of Maryland; College Park, Md.
  • MS, Mathematics, University of North Carolina; Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • BA, Mathematics, St. Olaf College; Northfield, Minn.     

Academic and Professional Highlights

Presentations:

  • Thesis: "The College Student's Understanding of Mathematical Proof"

  • Using Simulations to Make Probability Accessible,” Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference; Peoria, Ill., October 2008.

  • “Data Collection Activities for Linear and Quadratic Functions,” Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Fund workshop; Walter Lutheran High School; Melrose Park, Ill., August 2008. 

  • “A Brief History of Zero,” Mathematical Club of Chicago; Lemont, Ill., January 2008.

Contact

Work: 708-209-3640