# Sandra L. Bowen Franz

## Educator Associate Professor

### French Hall

4502

A&S Mathematical Sciences - 0025

## Education

Masters of Education, University of Maryland College Park, MD, 1982 (Secondary Mathematics Education)

Bachelor of Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, PA, 1976 (Secondary Mathematics Education)

Master of Arts in Teaching, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2012 (mathematics)

## Positions and Work Experience

1988 -To Present Educator - Associate Professor of Mathematics, To teach undergraduate mathematics courses, Director of the Math-Physics Learning Center (01 - 10), Coordinator the Technical Access Program (98-06), University of Cincinnati/ College of Applied Science & College of Arts & Sciecne, Cincinnati, OH

1984 -1986 Adjunct Instructor, Teach mathematics at the community college level, Casper Community College, Casper, WY

1984 -1986 High School Math Teacher, part-time, Teaching high school mathematics, Natrona High School, Casper, WY

1976 -1984 teacher, Department Chair (82 - 84), Teach high school mathematics, Connelly School of the Holy Child, Potomac, MD

## Abbreviated Publications

### Textbooks Authored

__College Algebra 15Math1021 Workbook__

Van-Griner Publishing

College Algebra 15MATH1021 Workbook V1.3

College Algebra: MATH1021 Workbook V2.0

College Algebra MATH1021 Workbook V2.1

## Presentations

### Invited Presentations

Rob Jeffs, Sandra Franz, Lee Wayand, Chelle Younker
(10-27-2016. )
*Redesigning Math Pathways: Implications for Engineering Technologies *.STEM Regional Collaboratives, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH 44035. Other Institution. .
Level:State

### Event Organized

Joint Meeting of Ohio and Michigan Mathematical Associations of Two Year CollegesJoint Meeting of Ohio and Michigan Mathematical Associations of Two Year Colleges Conference 04-20-2012 04-21-2012 Maumee Bay State Park, Toledo, OH Level:Regional

OhioMATYC Spring ConferencesOhioMATYC Spring Conferences Workshop Sinclair Community College Level:State

OhioMATYC Spring MeetingOhioMATYC Spring Meeting Prof. Meeting BAD DATE BAD DATE Mohican State Park, Ohio Level:State

## Honors and Awards

Distinguished Faculty Member For outstanding teaching and mentoring at the College of Applied Science/UC. CAS chapter of Tau Alph Pi Status:Recipient Level:College Type:Recognition

Faculty Who Make a Difference Awarded to a faculty member who had a significant impact on a student while at UC. senior class of UC Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

Faculty Who Make a Difference Awarded to a faculty member that has had a significant impact on a student while at UC Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

## Service

Ohio Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges President Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:State 04-2011 -04-2013

Department of Mathematical Sciences Program Coordinator Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-2013 -BAD DATE

Department of Mathematical Sciences Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Local

Department of Mathematical Sciences Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Local

Department of Mathematical Sciences (Math Learning Center ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-2011 -05-2014

Ohio Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges (Past President ) Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:State 04-2013 -04-2015

Math Bowl Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

Department of Mathematical Services Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-01-2014 -To Present

Department of Mathematical Sciences Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-2014 -To Present

Department of Mathematical Sciences (Math Bowl ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 02-2014 -To Present

Department of Mathematical sciences (Math Learning Center ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department

Department of Mathematical Sciences (Undergraduate Advising ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-2014 -To Present

College of Arts & Sciences (Review Comm. for the Head of Mathematical sciences ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:College 10-2014 -12-2014

Ohio Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges Executive Board Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:State

Ohio Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges (Spring Meeting ) Committee Chair Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:State

PARCC (Algebra II Postsecondary Educator's Judge Study ) Judge Type:Other Educational Service Level:Regional 12-01-2014 -01-15-2015

Department of Mathematical sciences (Hiring Comm for 3 Educator positions ) Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 05-20-2015 -07-20-2015

Department of Mathematical Sciences (Mentoring new faculty ) Mentor Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-20-2015 -To Present

Dana Center at the University of Texas, Austin (STEM Pathways ) Committee Member Type:Development Service Level:National 08-2016 -To Present

Department of Mathematical Sciences (Math Bowl ) Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Local 03-2016

## Professional Affiliation

11-2015 -To Present: American Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges

2004 -To Present: Past President Ohio Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges,

11-20-2015 -11-20-2015: The New Mathways'STEM-Prep Pathway: Preparing Students for Calculus A member of the panel presentation given at the AMATYC national conference in New Orleans. Dana Center: University of Texas/Austin, New Orleans

## Courses Taught

15-MATH-173 COLLEGE ALG I Level:Undergraduate

Math for Middle School Teachers I Level:Both

15-MATH-181 TRIGONOMETRY Level:Undergraduate

15-MATH-173 COLLEGE ALG I Level:Undergraduate

Math for Middle School Teachers III Level:Both

15-MATH-174 COLLEGE ALG II Level:Undergraduate

15-MATH-181 TRIGONOMETRY Level:Undergraduate

Math for Middle School Teachers II Level:Both

15-MATH-161 QUANTITATIVE REASON Level:Undergraduate

College Algebra Level:Undergraduate

College Algebra Level:Undergraduate

College Algebra Level:Undergraduate

-MATH-1021 COLLEGE ALG Level:Undergraduate

-MATH-1022 TRIGONOMETRY Level:Undergraduate

-MATH-1008 FOUNDATIONS OF QR Level:Undergraduate

-MATH-1021 COLLEGE ALG Level:Undergraduate

Foundations of Quantitative Reasoning Level:Undergraduate

Trigonometry Level:Undergraduate

Trigonometry Level:Undergraduate

Foundations of Quantitative Reasoning Level:Undergraduate

College Algebra Level:Undergraduate

STEM-Prep Pathways 1 Level:Undergraduate

Foundations of Quantitative Reasoning Level:Undergraduate

College Algebra Level:Undergraduate

Trigonometry Level:Undergraduate

College Algebra Level:Undergraduate

STEM-Prep Pathway I Level:Undergraduate

STEM-Prep Pathway II Level:Undergraduate

College Algebra Level:Undergraduate

## Faculty Development Activities

07-13-2015 -07-16-2015 The New Mathways Project Newcomers Faculty Workshop Training to teach a pilot STEM course at the University of Cincinnati., Dana Center, University of Texas/Austin Austin, TX Type:Workshop