Dennis Showers

SUNY Distinguished Service Professor

Ella Cline Shear School of Education

South Hall 222C
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5264
showers@geneseo.edu

Showers

Dr. Showers has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1986.

 

Faculty Information

Education

  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.Ed., Clarion State College
  • B.S., The Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests

Public education in science and mathematics, UFO's

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Showers, D.E. (2010). The mathematics of the pseudosciences. In D. Berlin and A. White (Eds.), Global Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities to Advance Science and Mathematics Education III. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press.
  • Showers, D.E. (2009). Teaching Time. In The Encyclopedia of Time, H. J. Birx (Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications
My Classes

INTD 376:
Adv Math Top-Early Chldhd&Educ

    This course is designed for the student with an interest in becoming an early childhood and childhood mathematics specialist. Its focus is on more advanced investigation and application of previously encountered mathematics material and its usefulness and relevance to the mathematics curriculum in the schools. l Prerequisites: MATH 140, MATH 141 and 12 additional hours of college level mathematics. Offered every fall

CURR 532:
Science Meth-Elem School

    Candidates will demonstrate knowledge of cognitive development, the nature of science as inquiry, active learning and constructivism, multicultural learner factors, interdisciplinary teaching, and authentic assessment as bases for designing, delivering, and assessing instruction that teaches basic concepts and principles of science and science process skills as identified in the New York State Standards for Science, Mathematics and Technology and exhibit the skills of a reflective practitioner in planning and achieving professional development. Offered: every spring, even years