Jennifer Marsala

Jennifer Marsala

Instructional Designer

University of Houston Department of Mathematics

Email: jmarsala@central.uh.edu

Current and Past Projects:

- Creating accessible mathematics course materials for students who
are visually impaired.

- Teaching Math 2413 - Calculus I, Spring 2022 accessible section

- Taught Math 2312 - Precalculus, Fall 2021 accessible section

- Co-authored the following online textbooks, available through Courseware:

Math 2312, Precalculus (previously named Math 1330)

Math 1314, College Algebra (previously named Math 1310)

Math 1324, Finite Math with Applications (previously named Math 1313)

Math 1300, Fundamentals of Mathematics

Math 2303, Concepts in Algebra

(Currently writing Math 1351, Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning)

- Support high school math teachers using the University of Houston's High School Mathematics Quizzes, covering topics in AP Calculus, AP Statistics, Precalculus and Algebra 2.

- TExES 4-8 Teacher Preparation Materials - Preparation for Math Teacher Certification Exams

- UH Mathematics
Contest - Author of the Geometry high school contest exam
(2005-2021).

Also coordinate the exam writers and organize the materials for other subject exams.

- Middle
School Mathematics Training Materials - developed content for
portions of the Measurement
and Geometry
& Spatial Reasoning modules

- Create and code math exams for Courseware, using LaTeX along with Mathjax to render mathematical expressions and equations.

- Conducted departmental training on the use of
*The**Geometer's Sketchpad*software.

- Created CASA tutorial videos - to train instructors to view and build exam content using Courseware.

- Maintain and update numerous departmental websites, improving the
appearance and navigation of files in current desktop and mobile web
environments.

Past Teaching & Training Experience: - Lecturer for Math 1330 (Precalculus), University of Houston
- Lecturer for Math 1310 (College Algebra), University of Houston
- High School: Taught AP Calculus, Precalculus, Geometry, Algebra 3/Trigonometry, and Technical Math
- Middle School: Taught 7th and 8th grade mathematics
- Taught Intermediate Algebra while completing M. Ed in Mathematics at North Carolina State University
- Presented workshops at the NCTM and NCCTM conventions, comparing the
*Geometer's Sketchpad*software to the TI-92 graphing calculator for use in the Geometry classroom. - Served as a high school math team advisor.