Jeffrey Shih, Ph.D.
|Position: Associate Professor|
|Institution: University of California, Los Angeles|
|Phone Number: 702-895-4984|
Office: CEB 358
Biography: Jeffrey Shih is an associate professor of elementary mathematics education who joined the UNLV faculty in 1999. Dr. Shih earned a B.A. in Statistics with a minor in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley. His Ph.D. in Social Research Methodology/Quantitative Methods from UCLA focused on the development of frameworks of rational number understanding for preservice teachers. Dr. Shih currently teaches undergraduate and graduate mathematics education courses and advises mathematics education doctoral students.
Jeff is a member of the editorial panel of the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education (JRME), a Research Associate of the NSF-funded Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum (CSMC), and on the advisory board of the NSF-funded Longitudinal Investigation of the effect of Curriculum on Algebra Learning (LieCal) project. He also serves as Coordinator for the Nevada Collaborative Teaching Improvement Program (NeCoTIP), the Improving Teacher Quality State Grant program. He also currently serves on the Clark County School District (CCSD) Research Review Committee.
Jeff recently served as Chair of the AERA Outstanding Book Award Committee, as well as on the program committees for the NCTM Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City and the NCTM Regional Meeting in Kansas City.
Jeff’s research focuses on the effect of curriculum on student achievement. His current work examines the effect of secondary Standards-based mathematics programs on postsecondary access and success. His recent work has been published in JRME and SSMA.
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