Shannon Driskell

Contact Information

Curriculum Vita

Shannon Driskell

Professor

  • Full-Time Faculty

Courses Taught

Undergraduate
  • ASI 150: Introduction to the University Experience
  • MTH 114: Contemporary Mathematics
  • MTH 204: Mathematical Concepts I
  • MTH 205: Mathematical Concepts II
  • MTH 214: Mathematical Concepts for Middle School Teachers
  • MTH 215: Algebra, Functions & Graphs
  • MTH 216: Calculus Concepts & Applications
  • MTH 266: Discrete & Finite Mathematics for Middle School Teachers
  • MTH 270: Geometry Concepts & Applications
  • MTH 295: Historical Roots of Elementary Mathematics
Graduate
  • MTH 512: Geometry for Secondary Teachers
  • MTH 514: Advanced Mathematics for Secondary Teachers
  • MTH 517: Research Methods in Mathematics Education
  • MTH 541: Mathematics Clinic

Degrees

  • Mathematics Education, Ph.D. Education, 2004, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Instructional Technology, M.A. Education, 1997, East Carolina University, Greeneville, NC
  • Mathematics, B.S. Education, 1992, from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Selected Publications

Patent

Driskell, S. O., O'Connell, A. M., Smith, D. W., Richardson, L. A., Doepker, P. E., Schenk, D. E., Becker, S. J., Craven, J. R., Tremblay, V. L., & Chung, H. J. (August 24, 2010). Polygonal Device for Kinesthetic Learners, Utility Patent EFS ID: 8504587, United States.

Edited Books

M. L. Niess, S. O. Driskell, & K. F. Hollebrands (2016). Handbook of Research on Transforming Mathematics Teacher Education in the Digital Age. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Referred Journal Articles

Ronau, R. N., Rakes, C. R., Bush, S. B., Driskell, S. O., Niess, M. L., & Pugalee, D. (2015). The quality of mathematics education technology literature. Journal of Multidsciplinary Evaluation, 11(24), 12-36.

Ronau, R. N., Rakes, C. R., Bush, S. B., Driskell, S. O., Niess, M. L., & Pugalee, D. (2014). A survey of mathematics education technology dissertation scope and quality: 1968- 2009. American Educational Research Journal: Teaching, Learning and Human Development, 51(5), 974-1006.

Lee, H. S., Kersaint, G., Harper, S. R., Driskell, S. O., Jones, D. L., Leatham, K. R., Angotti, R. L., & Adu-Gamfi, K. (2014). Teachers’ use of transnumeration in solving statistical tasks with dynamic statistical software. Statistics Education Research Journal.

Lee, H. S., Kersaint, G., Harper, S., Driskell, S. O., Leatham, K. R. (2012). Teachers' statistical problem solving with dynamic technology: Research results across multiple institutions. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 12(3), 286-307. Retrieved from http://www.citejournal.org/vol11/iss3/mathematics/article1.cfm Manuscript awarded the National Technology Leadership Initiative Award.

Niess, M. L., Ronau, R. N., Shafer, K. G., Driskell, S. O., Harper, S. R., Johnston, C., Browning, C., Özgün-Koca, S. A., Kersaint, G. (2009). Mathematics teacher TPACK standards and development model. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 9(1), 4-24. Retrieved from http://www.citejournal.org/vol9/iss1/mathematics/article1.cfm

Driskell, S. O., & Herrelko, J. M. (2007). Using tiers to differentiate instruction on properties of two-dimensional shapes. New England Mathematics Journal, XXXIX(2), 36-44. Harper, S. R., & Driskell, S. O. (2006). An investigation of historical geometric constructions. Convergence, 3, Retrieved from http://mathdl.maa.org/convergence/1/?pa=content&sa=view Document&nodeId=1207

Rodrigues, M., Harper, S. R., & Driskell, S. O. (2006). Sliders and parameters extend interactive software. Mathematics Teacher, 99(9), 627-631.

Harper, S. R., & Driskell, S. O. (2006). Constructing recursive geometric sketches. Mathematics Teacher, 99(6), 442-445.

Driskell, S. O. & Harper, S. R. (2005). Capturing video of dynamic computer activity. Mathematics Teacher, 99(2), 126-130.

Driskell, S. O. (2004). Students’ strategies for fair shares. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle Grades, 10(3), 132-135.

*Schirack, S. O., & Garofalo, J. (2002). Using the Global Positioning System to teach angles of polygons. The Virginia Mathematics Teacher, 28(2), 38-41.

*Schirack, S. O., & Garofalo, J. (2002). Using the Global Positioning System to teach distance, perimeter, and area of polygons. The Virginia Mathematics Teacher, 29(1), 37-38.

Harper, S. R., *Schirack, S. O., Stohl, H. D., & Garofalo, J. (2001). Learning mathematics and developing pedagogy with technology: A reply to Browning and Klespis. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 1(3). 346-354. Retrieved from http://www.citejournal.org/vol1/iss3/currentissues/mathematics/article1.htm

Book Chapters and Monographs

Driskell, S. O., Bush, S. B., Ronau, R. N., Niess, M. L., Rakes, C. R., & Pugalee, D. (2016). Mathematics education technology professional development: Changes over several decades. In M. L. Niess, S. O. Driskell, & K. F. Hollebrands (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Transforming Mathematics Teacher Education in the Digital Age. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Harrington, R., Driskell, S. O., Johnston, C., Browning, C., & Niess, M. L. (2016). Technological pedagogical content knowledge: Preparation and support of mathematics teachers. In M. L. Niess, S. O. Driskell, & K. F. Hollebrands (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Transforming Mathematics Teacher Education in the Digital Age. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. 

Bush, S. B., Driskell, S. O., Niess, M. L., Pugalee, D., Rakes, C. R., & Ronau, R. N. (2015). The impact of digital technologies in mathematics pre-service teacher preparation over four decades. In M. L. Niess & H. Gillow-Wiles (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Teacher Education in the Digital Age (pp. 1-27). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Ronau, R. N., Rakes, C. R., Niess, M. L., Wagener, L., Pugalee, D., Browning, C., Driskell, S. O., Matthews, S. (2010). New directions in the research of technology-enhanced education. In J. Yamamoto, C. Penny, J. Leight, & S. Winterton (Eds.), Technology leadership in teacher education: Integrated solutions and experiences. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. 263-297.

Niess, M. L., Ronau, R. N., Driskell, S. O., Kosheleva, O., Pugalee, D., Weinhold, M. W. (2008). Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPCK): Preparation of mathematics teachers for 21st century teaching and learning. In F. Arbaugh & P. M. Taylor (Eds.), Inquiry into mathematics teacher education. Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Monograph Series, 5 (143-156). San Diego, CA: Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators.

Ronau, R. N., Niess, M. L., Browning, C., Pugalee, D., Driskell, S. O., & Harrington, R. (2008). Framing the research on digital technologies and student learning in mathematics. In L. Bell, L. Schrum, & A. D. Thompson (Eds.), Framing research on technology and student learning in the content areas: Implication for educators (pp. 13-31). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Refereed Proceedings

Driskell, S. O., Bush, S., Ronau, R. N., Niess, M. L., Pugalee, D. K., & Rakes, C. R. (2015). Research in mathematics educational technology: Trends in professional development over 40 years of research. In T. G. Bartell, K. N. Bieda, R. T. Putnam, K. Bradfield, & H. Dominguez (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 656-662). East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University, East Lansing. Available: http://www.pmena.org/proceedings/

Driskell, S. O., Ronau, R. N., Rakes, C. R., Bush, S., Niess, M. L., Pugalee, D. K. (2011). Research in mathematics educational technology: Current trends and future demands. In L. Wiest &Lamberg, T. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 33rd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 373-380). Reno, NV: University of Nevada, Reno. Available: http://www.pmena.org/2011/

Lee, H.S., Driskell, S.O., Harper, S.R., Leatham, K., Kersaint, G., & Agnotti, R. (2011). Prospective teachers' use of representations in solving statistical tasks with dynamic statistical software. In L. Wiest &Lamberg, T. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 33rd annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 268-275). Reno, NV: University of Nevada, Reno. Available: http://www.pmena.org/2011/

Niess, M. L., Browning, C., Driskell, S. O., Johnston, C., Harrington, R. (March 5, 2009). Mathematics teacher TPACK standards and revising teacher preparation. Peer-reviewed published proceedings for the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education 20th International Conference, Charleston, SC.

Other Scholarly Writing

Ronau, R. N., Rakes, C. R., Bush, S. B., Driskell, S., Niess, M. L., & Pugalee, D. (2011). Research brief: Using calculators for teaching and learning mathematics. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Brief. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Full text available at http://www.nctm.org/news/content.aspx?id=31192. LaBeau, B. C., Driskell, S. O., & Pfaffman, J. (2005). Product Reviews. Learning & Leading with Technology, 33(2), 40-42, 45.

Browning, C., Driskell, S., Harper, S., Johnston, C., Kersaint, G., Kosheleva, O., Mathews, S., Niess, M., Koca, A. O., Pugalee, D., Ronau, B., Shafer, K., & Weinhold, M. (June 19, 2009). Mathematics TPACK (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge) Framework. Association of Mathematics Teachers Educators Position Statement. Retrieved from http://amte.net/sites/all/themes/amte/resources/MathTPACKFramework.pdf

Selected Presentations

Driskell, S. O., Bush, S. B., Ronau, R. N., Pugalee, D., & Rakes, C. R. (2016, January 30). A proposed mathematics education professional development process framework and research framework. Session presented at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Twentieth Annual Conference, Irvine, California.

Driskell, S. O., Bush, S. B., Ronau, R. N., Niess, M. L., Pugalee, D., & Rakes, C. R. (2015, November 7). Research in mathematics educational technology: Trends in professional development over 40 years of research. Session presented at the Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, East Lansing, MI.

Bush, S. B., Driskell, S. O., Rakes, C. R., & Ronau, R. (2015, February 13). Technology inclusion in mathematics teacher preparation: Four decades of research. Session presented at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Nineteenth Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Rakes, C. R., Ronau, R. N., Pugalee, D. L. Bush, S. B., Niess, M. L., Driskell, S. O., (2014). A survey of mathematics education technology dissertation scope and quality: 1968- 2009. Session presented at the American Education Research Association 2014 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Driskell, S. O., Bush, S. B., Rakes, C. R., Niess, M. L., Pugalee, D. L. (2014). Professional development shifts in mathematics education technology. Session presented at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators 18th Annual Conference, Irvine, CA.

Rakes, C. R., Ronau, R. N., Bush, S. B., Driskell, S. O., Niess, M. L., Pugalee, D. (2013). A survey of mathematics education technology dissertation scope and quality: 1968- 2009. Presented at the 35th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Chicago, IL.

Driskell, S. O., Minge, S., & Dmytryk, M. (2013). Reasoning with 2D shapes and their attributes. Session presented at the 63rd Annual Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference, Dayton, Ohio.

Driskell, S. O., Browning, C., Johnston, C., Niess, M. L. (2013). Examining research on teachers’ knowledge needed for teaching mathematics with technology using the TPACK framework. Session presented at the 17th Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Orlando, Florida.

Driskell, S. O., & Harper, S. R. (2013). Using dynamic shapes to explore properties of shapes. Session presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Regional Conference & Exposition, Louisville, KY.

Harper, S. R., & Driskell, S. O. (2012). Using GeoGebra to enhance prospective middle school teachers' classification of two-dimensional shapes. Session presented at the GeoGebra Institute of Ohio Midwest Regional Conference, Oxford, OH.

Harper, S. R., & Driskell, S. O. (2012). Exploring middle grades geometry using Google SketchUp. Session presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Ronau, R. N., Rakes, C. R., Bush, S. B., Driskell, S. O., & Pugalee, D. (2012). A structured Inquiry of research in mathematics educational technology: Findings and implications. Session presented at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators 16th Annual Conference, Fort Worth, TX.

Lee, H.S., Adu-Gyamfi, K., Driskell, S.O., Harper, S.R., Kersaint, G., & Leatham, K.R. (2012). Teachers’ statistical problem solving with dynamic technology: Research results across multiple institutions. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Fort Worth, TX.

Driskell, S. O., Ronau, R. N., Rakes, C. R., Bush, S., Niess, M. L., Pugalee, D. K. (2011). Research in mathematics educational technology: Current trends and future demands. Session presented at the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Reno, NV.

Lee, H. S., Driskell, S. O., Harper, S. R., Leatham, K. R., Kersaint, G., Agnotti, R. L. (2011). Prospective teachers' use of representations in solving statistical tasks with dynamic statistical software. Session presented at the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Reno, NV.

Driskell, S. O., Browning, C., Johnston, C., Niess, M., & Harrington, R. (2011). Developing and enhancing teachers TPACK. Session presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2011 Research Presession, Indianapolis, IN.

Lee, H. S., Driskell, S. O., Harper, S. R., Jones, D. L., & Kersaint, G. (2011). Creating a framework to examine mathematics teachers’ exploratory data analysis. Session presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2011 Research Presession, Indianapolis, IN.

Harper, S. R., Shay, N., & Driskell, S. O., (2011). Interactive geometry in more dimensions using Google SketchUp. Session presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2011 Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.

Driskell, S. O., Browning, C., Harrington, R. A., Johnston, C., & Niess, M. L. (2011). Preparing teachers to integrate technology in teaching mathematics: What the research tells us. Session presented at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators 15th Annual Conference, Irvine, CA.

Ronau, R. N., Rakes, C. R., Niess, M. L., Pugalee, D. K., Driskell, S. O., Bush, S. (2011). Research in mathematics instructional technology: Current Trends and Future Demands. Session presented at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators 15th Annual Conference, Irvine, CA.