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
Fall 2014 Classes

EDUC 204:
Dimensions of Teaching-Act

    This course introduces students to instructional and classroom management practices in the contexts of changing perspectives and environments of education for grades 7-12. The underlying assumption i
    s that inquiry into the dimensions of classroom experience from a variety of perspectives will enable students to make informed choices in structuring and implementing lessons that are consistent with NYS Learning Standards and take into account the commonalties and differences among adolescent learners. Field visits will involve systematic analysis of and reflection on effective practice. Prerequisites: INTD 203 and EDUC 215. Corequisites: SPED 205. Offered every fall
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EDUC 204:
Dimensions of Teaching-Lec

    This course introduces students to instructional and classroom management practices in the contexts of changing perspectives and environments of education for grades 7-12. The underlying assumption i
    s that inquiry into the dimensions of classroom experience from a variety of perspectives will enable students to make informed choices in structuring and implementing lessons that are consistent with NYS Learning Standards and take into account the commonalties and differences among adolescent learners. Field visits will involve systematic analysis of and reflection on effective practice. Prerequisites: INTD 203 and EDUC 215. Corequisites: SPED 205. Offered every fall
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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
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