Honors Program

University Honors

Date of Award


Thesis Professor(s)

Ryan Nivens

Thesis Professor Department

Curriculum and Instruction

Thesis Reader(s)

Jeff Knisley, Stephen Fritz


A variety of factors influence what teaching strategies an educator uses. I analyze survey responses from algebra teachers in Scotland and Appalachia America to discover how a teacher's perception of these factors, particularly their view of mathematics itself, determines the pedagogical strategies employed in the classroom.

Document Type

Honors Thesis - Open Access

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