Ross Hall, Room 202
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Research interests: mathematics education
Ross Hall 221
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071-3302
Ph.D. Purdue University, 2002
M.S. Colorado State University, 1999
B.S. Colorado State University, 1997
Michelle T. Chamberlin is an Associate Professor of mathematics education in the Department of Mathematics. Her teaching responsibilities include mathematics classes for education majors and practicing teachers as well as graduate level mathematics education courses. Her various service activities include coordinating the mathematics classes for elementary education majors, collaborating with education faculty on the mathematics education doctoral program through the College of Education, leading the departmental assessment committee, and serving as an invited reviewer for various mathematics education journals.
She conducts research in mathematics teacher education. Specifically, she examines ways to enhance the effectiveness of mathematics and educational learning experiences of prospective and practicing teachers. Some of her recent professional publications follow.
Chamberlin, M. T. (in press). Prospective teachers’ perspectives on mathematics teaching and learning: Lens for interpreting experiences in a standards-based mathematics course. School Science and Mathematics.
Chamberlin, M. T., & Powers, R. A. (2010). The promise of differentiated instruction for enhancing the mathematical understandings of college students. Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications: An International Journal of The Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, 29(3), 113-139.
Chamberlin, M. T., & Chamberlin, S. A. (2010). Enhancing preservice teacher development: Field experiences with gifted students. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 33(3), 381-416.
Chamberlin, M. T. (2009). Teachers’ reflections on their mathematical learning experiences in a professional development course. Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 11, 22-35.