Barbara Lontz
Assistant Professor of Mathematics - Montgomery County Community College

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Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Location: Montgomery County Community College - West Campus

Address: 101 College Drive, Pottstown, PA 19464

Office: Room 203 N5 (2nd floor North Hall)

Phone: 610-819-2058

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Concepts of Numbers for Arithmetic and Prealgebra Resources

Information Brochure

Internal success rates chart

External Data Analysis: Community College Research Center

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AMATYC

NADE

DREAM

AERA

League of Innovations

Course Materials (sample of materials)

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Progress Report

Flashback Problems

Assessment

Professional Development Group (CON-NECT) Materials

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Teaching video link

Reflections from participants

Concepts Videos, Links, News and Publications

Concepts Videos

Textbook Information:

Concepts of Numbers for Arithmetic and Prealgebra, 5th edition

Concepts in the NEWS links:

How to Fix America's Dire College Math Problem by Suzi Parker

http://www.takepart.com/article/2013/05/23/college-math-crisis

AtD webinar on Engaging Faculty in Curriculum Changes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIYMAUma7lE&feature=youtu.be

Leading Student Learning by Alana Mauger

http://www3.mc3.edu/bigDreams/2011-winter/feature2.html

Publications:

Redesigning Arithmetic for Student Success: Supporting Faculty to Teach in New Ways, Susan Bickerstaff, Barbara Lontz, Maria Scott Cormier, Di Xu, New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 167, Fall 2014 (Upon rerquest, I can send you a pdf version of this article.)

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cc.20106/abstract

NISOD INNOVATION ABSTRACTS, Vol. XXXVI, No. 29

Redesigning Mathematics for Student Success

Response article to Scaling Innovations, "Pathways to Faculty Learning and Pedagogical Improvement"

http://www.scalinginnovation.org/response-to-pathways-to-faculty-learning-and-pedagogical-improvement/

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Textbook Input

e-Journal

Reading Materials

Assessment Plan for Concepts of Numbers

What Community College Developmental Mathematics  Students Understand About Mathematics (Stigler, Givvin & Thompson, UCLA, 2010)

What Community College Developmental Mathematics Students Understand About Mathematics, Part 2: The Interviews (Stigler, Givvin & Thompson, UCLA, 2011)

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