Karen   Cicmanec, PhD

Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education

 

Education: 

PhD, Educational Research & Evaluation, Ohio University, Athens, OH

MA, Education, Hood College, Frederick, MD

BS, Mathematics/Secondary Education, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Current Research:

Cicmanec, K. B.  (2008).  Dissertation Abstracts: Scientific Evidence Related to Teaching and  Learning Mathematics.  ERIC Document No:  502311

Cicmanec, K. B.  (2008).  Preparation, Endorsement, and Employment of Mathematics      Specialists. ERIC Document No:  ED503691

Dissertation Topic:

Dissertation:  High school mathematics teachers:  Grading practice and pupil control ideology - November 1999 (In 2001, awarded "Outstanding Paper" by AERA SIG:  Classroom Assessment) 

Classes Taught at Morgan State University:

EDUC 998/7 - Dissertation Seminar/Guidance

EDUC 730 - Principles of Program Evaluation in Mathematics & Science Education

EDSM 530 - Assessment of Learning in Mathematics & Science Education

EDSR 504 - Introduction to Educational Research

EDSM 631 - Issues and Applications of Educational Technology

EDMS 630 - Assessment & Evaluation in Mathematics & Science Education

EDMA 651 - Seminar:  Current Topics & Trends in Mathematics Education

EDSC 621 - Planning, Developing, & Evaluating the Science Curriculum

EDMA 621 - Planning, Developing, & Evaluating the Mathematics Curriculum

ASLL 601 - Psychology of Learning

Selected Publications:

Cicmanec, K. (In Press)  Book Review:  Those Who Dared:  Five Visionaries Who Changed  American Education, Edited by Carl Glickman Education Review.

Cicmanec, K (In Press)  Book Review:  Improving Testing for theInternational Journal of Testing

Cicmanec, K. (In Press).  Book Review:  Measuring Up (Koretz, 2008) accepted for publication in the Journal of Educational Measurement

Cicmanec, K. (2008).  Book Review: Faculty Incivility: The Rise of the Academic Bully Culture and What to Do About it by Twale & DeLuca. (September 19, 2008) Education Review:  A journal of book reviews. 

Cicmanec, K. (2007).  Book Review:  Handbook of Test Development. AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 4(2), 44-545. 

Cicmanec, K.(2006). A review of Studying Teacher Education. AMTE Connections,15(3),12-14.

Cicmanec, K. (2001).  Review of the book: Grading and reporting student progress in an age of standards.  Journal of Educational Measurement,38(2).

Connor, D., Saab, R., Cicmanec, K. (1997).  Student Loans Data Book 1997.  Department of Education.

Cicmanec, K. & Boston, C. (1996).  School-to-work transition in the K-12 classroom.  The ERIC Review, (4)2.

Cicmanec, K. & Viechnicki, K. (1994).   Assessing mathematics skills with portfolios:  Validating claims through existing literature.  Educational Assessment, (1)2, 167-178. 

Cicmanec, K. (1990).  Counting on Geometry Skills.  GED Items, Sept./Oct.

Recent Training

NCTM/NCATE Reviewer Training - Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators - 2008

Survey writing and development - Anderson, Neibuhr, & Associates, Inc. - 2004

School Law - 2004

Principles of Supervision - 2004

School Business Personnel - 2003

Professional Service

Editor - MSU Graduate Programs in Mathematics & Science New & Views - 2006 - 2008

Consulting Editor - Journal of Research in Education - 2001- present

Manuscript Reviewer - Journal for Research in Mathematics Education(NCTM) - 2005

Manuscript Reviewer - Journal of Effective Teaching - 2008 - present

Manuscript Reviewer - Journal on Excellence in College Teaching - 2002. 2007, 2008

Manuscript Reviewer - Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice - 2008

Judge - Morgan State University Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Fair - 2006

Volunteer Tutor - PenLucy Program, Baltimore, MD - 2005, 2006

Committee -  Towson U. Retention Council - 2001, 2002

Committee - Towson U. Writers' Group - 2001, 2002

Reviewer - Proposals for MW-AERA (2001) & AERA (2002, 2003, 2007) annual meetings

Evaluation Team Member - TU/COE Diversity Fellows Workshop - 2001

Task Force: Enhancing Adult Literacy in Mathematics - NCTM - 1992

Reviewer: Mathematics Teacher, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics - 1987- present

National Science Foundation Panel-Proposal Evaluator - 1987, 1990, 2001

NCATE folio & site reviewer-NCTM representative - 1984, 1986 

NCATE training for NCTM folio review - 2008