Mary D.
Shepherd

GS 1677

Research Interests:

·
Differential
Geometry

·
Undergraduate
Mathematics Education (Reading Math in particular)

Recent Papers

Differential
Geometry:

Line Congruences as Surfaces in the Space of Lines, *Differential Geometry and its Applications*,
Vol. 10, (1999) pp 1-26.

Undergraduate
Mathematics Education:

Encouraging Students to Read Mathematics, *PRIMUS*, Vol. 15(2), June 2005, pp
124-144.

Good Readers Who Are Not Good Readers of
Mathematics: A Need for Specialized
Reading Strategies, joint with Annie and John Selden, being revised to be
submitted in 2008.

Some
Calculus 2 Students Seem to Prefer Procedural Approaches to Exercises over
Conceptual Ones, Electronic Proceedings of the

Other:

Groups,
Symmetry and Other Explorations with Cross Stitch, Electronic Proceedings
of the

Symmetry Patterns in Cross Stitch, chapter for book , *Making Mathematics with Needlework, * published by A.K. Peters.

Links:

Panel on *Capstone
and One-Semester Research Projects for a Variety of Students*, Joint
Mathematical meetings, 2008

Grading Rubric and Feedback
form from Sr. Barbara Reynolds

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