Welcome to the Department of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics at Illinois State University

Dr. Jennifer Tobias

Associate Professor
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • MAT 599Sec 4 Dissertation
  • MAT 130Sec 8 Numerical Reasoning
  • MAT 201Sec 7 Tchg Math Elem Sch
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Elementary and Middle Mathematics Education
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Prospective teachers' understanding of rational number concepts and operations.
  • Ph D Mathematics Education - 2009
  • University of Central Florida
  • Orlando
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Preservice Elementary Teachers’ Development of Rational Number Understanding through the Social Perspective and the Relationship Among Social and Individual Environments
  • MS Applied Mathematics - 2005
  • University of Illinois
  • Urbana-Champaign
  • Other Elementary Education - 2005
  • University of Illinois
  • Urbana-Champaign
  • BS Elementary Education - 2002
  • University of Illinois
  • Urbana-Champaign
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology (CeMaST) Fellow
  • 2012
  • Outstanding University Teacher – Teaching Initiative Award
  • Illinois State University
  • 2012
  • Associate Graduate Faculty Status
  • Illinois State University
  • 2010
  • Outstanding Dissertation
  • College of Education, University of Central Florida
  • 2010
  • Service, Teaching, and Research for Early Career Mathematics Educators (STaR) Fellow
  • University of Missouri
  • 2010