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Department of Science & Mathematics at Marylhurst University

JoDee Phillips

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Department of Science and Mathematics
jphillips@marylhurst.edu

Education

MBA, Marylhurst University
BS, Illinois State University

Classes Taught

Survey of Algebra
Intermediate Algebra
Basic Statistics
Real-World Math Applications

About

As a math instructor, JoDee Phillips has heard many students state they lost interest in mathematics when they studied algebra in high school.It is her opinion that there is more to mathematics than using a calculator and memorizing formulas, and she hopes to deepen her students' understanding of mathematics by encouraging them to invoke critical thinking of mathematical concepts and attempts to instill a deep understanding of "real-world mathematics" by posing questions that not only address the question of 'what?' but 'why?' and 'how?'

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