Title: Analytical and Physical Science Department Chair and Professor of Mathematics
Department: Analytical & Physical Science
Office Location: Vermeer Science Center 130
B.A. from College of Saint Benedict
M.A. from University of Kentucky
Ph.D. from University of Kentucky
geometry, mathematical and pedagogical preparation of prospective and in-service teachers and oral and written mathematical communication
Wendy Weber has taught at Central College since 1999. Her favorite classes to teach are calculus I, geometry, mathematical concepts (for elementary teachers) and mathematics seminar.
Recently she has focused on redesigning and implementing a learning-based pedagogy in calculus that emphasizes the growth mindset. Students are given a list of learning targets covering the course content and are graded on proficiency, not on accumulation of partial credit. And, most importantly, students have multiple attempts to reach proficiency; previous unsuccessful attempts are forgiven.
Weber is a past recipient of the Dr. John Wesselink Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching and the Frank W. Moore Award.