Brian Gleason, Ph.D.

Nevada State CollegeAssistant Professor

Location: NSE Building, Office 112
Phone: (702) 992-2627
Fax: (702) 992-2516
Email: brian.gleason@nsc.edu

Curriculum Vitae, Link to: (PDF)

Education

Ph.D., Mathematics Education, University of Georgia
M.S., Mathematics, Utah State University
B.S., Mathematics-Statistics Composite Teaching, Utah State University

Profile

Originally from Idaho, Dr. Gleason gained an early interest in mathematics education by observing his mother, a middle-school mathematics teacher. He taught high school mathematics in Heber City, Utah before attending graduate school. His own experience as a prospective and practicing teacher, along with his professional teaching and research activities involving prospective and practicing teachers has deeply influenced his beliefs about teacher education. He hopes to help current prospective teachers avoid some of the pitfalls endemic to the existing structure of teacher preparation. Before coming to Nevada State College, Dr. Gleason worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of New Hampshire.

Courses Taught

MATH 120 Fundamentals of College Mathematics
MATH 122 Number Concepts for Elementary School Teachers
MATH 123 Statistical and Geometrical Concepts for Elementary School Teachers
EDEL 433 Teaching Elementary School Mathematics

Recent Scholarly Activities

Dr. Gleason has recently been involved with two research projects studying teacher preparation. Preliminary results from both studies have been shared at national conferences with manuscripts in various stages of preparation.

Other Information

Dr. Gleason enjoys discussions of philosophy, sports, and Community.

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