S. Marcella Louise Wallowicz, CSFN

PhD candidate

Coordinator for Mathematics & Natural Sciences; Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Education

BA, Chemistry, cum laude, Holy Family University
MA, Mathematics, Villanova University
PhD candidate, Capella University

Courses Taught

Contemporary Math
Elementary Statistics
College Algebra & Trig
Calculus I, II and III
Linear Algebra
Probability
Graph Theory
Modern (Abstract) Algebra
History of Math
Statistics
Advanced Calculus
Senior Seminar

Teaching Focus or Philosophy

The role of the educator is evolving from instructor to facilitator.

Publications

"Assessing Student Learning in Statistics Using Power Point Presentations," International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM), Boston, MA, February 2007.

"Programs and Practices to Increase the Number of Mathematics Secondary Education Majors at Holy Family University," a presentation at Philadelphia Math and Science Coalition Fall Workshop, Arcadia University, December, 2008

"Mathematics Capstone Experience at Holy Family," a presentation given as part of a SEPCHE mathematics and science faculty forum funded by a Holy Family OIRA grant in April, 2012.

"iPad Implementation in Calculus III," a poster session at Sugarloaf Conference Center, Chestnut Hill College, May, 2012.

"Promoting Critical Thinking and Mathematical Proficiency in Visualization and Problem Solving," a poster session with research students Megan Kelly and Kevin Bates at Chestnut Hill College, September, 2013.

 

Additional Info

Areas of interest:
STEM initiatives
Post-Secondary and Adult Mathematics Education
Undergraduate Research
Assessment and Curriculum Development
Other roles:
Member of the Pre-Medical Advisory Committee and Pre-Med Advisor
Moderator of the Pre-Med Club
Moderator and Corresponding Secretary of PA Kappa Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, National Collegiate Mathematics Honor Society
President, Holy Family University Faculty Senate
Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Member, General Education Committee

S. Marcella Louise Wallowicz, CSFN
Contact
Office: 408B HFH
Phone: 267-341-3563
Email: smwallowicz@holyfamily.edu