Patricia Nugent

Associate Professor

Westlake Hall 235
(309) 677-3176
pnugent@bradley.edu

Ph.D., Mathematics Education from Illinois State University
M.S., Educational Administration and Foundations from Illinois State University
B.A., Mathematics from Millikin University

Teaching

Courses Taught (on order of most recent semester)

  • ETE 107: Conceptualizing Math for Teachers 1 (Spring 2010)
  • ETE 108: Conceptualizing Math for Teachers 2 (Spring 2010)
  • ETE 116: Field Experience – Schools and Schooling in American Society (May 2010)
  • ETE 220: Field Experiences (May 2010)
  • ETE 339: Methods of Teaching Mathematics K-8 (May 2010)
  • ETE 379: Novice Teaching in the Secondary School (Spring 2010)
  • ETE 380: Novice Teaching in a K-12 School (Spring 2009)

Scholarship

Current Projects (with approximate starting dates)

  • The Changing Number Line: Preservice Teachers’s Number Sense and the Importance of Communication (in collaboration with Dr. Jean Marie Grant, Associate Professor, Bradley University) (Fall 2008)
  • Developing a Culture of Caring in an Urban School (in collaboration with Dr. Heljä Antola Crowe, Full Professor, Bradley University) (Fall 2008)
  • Using Extended Student Responses from the NAEP Test in a Preservice Mathematics Methods Course in collaboration with Dr. Jean Marie Grant, Associate Professor, Bradley University) (Spring 2009)
  • Bradley PMA in Elementary Mathematics and Science (in collaboration with Dr. Wayne Evens, Dr. Heljä Antola Crowe, Full Professor, Bradley University) (Spring 2009)
  • Evaluation of Environmental Education Projects (in collaboration with Dr. Wayne Evens, Dr. Heljä Antola Crowe, Full Professor, Bradley University) (Fall 2009)
  • Investigating Pre-service K-8 teachers use of Proof in a Mathematics Concept Course (Summer 2010)

Service

  • Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Conference Proposal Reviewer (2008 – Present)
  • Bradley University Faculty Senate (August 2009 – Present)
  • Illinois Mathematics and Science Partnerships: Secondary Environmental Science
    • Review Board (2008 – Present)
    • Assistant Evaluator (2008 – Present)
  • Illinois Mathematics and Science Partnerships: Elementary Mathematics and Science
    • Review Board (2008 – Present)
    • Assistant Evaluator (2008 – Present)
  • Kemper PDS Coordinator for Manual Talent Development Middle and High School (August 2007 – May 2009)
  • Clinical Experience - Novice Teaching Review Committee (August 2007 – Present)
    • Interim Chair (Spring 2009 and Fall 2009)
  • Graduate Studies – EHS College, Bradley University (Fall 2007 – Spring 2009)

Special Events Committee, Teacher Education Department, Bradley University (August 2006 – August 2009)