POSITION: Associate Professor
DEPARTMENT: Mathematics and Computer Science
LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | SSC 019B
PHONE: (540) 432-4430
Daniel Showalter received a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Urbana University, an M.S. in Mathematics from Ohio University, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from Ohio University. At EMU, Daniel teaches mathematics, statistics, and computer science courses. His research interests include rural mathematics education, statistics education, data visualization, and causal inference on quasiexperimental data. He enjoys coffee conversations, math puzzles, anything multicultural, and dancing with his two little girls.
PHD, Ohio University (Mathematics Education)
MS, Ohio University (Mathematics)
BS, Urbana University (Mathematics)
Showalter, D. A. (2021). Attitudinal changes in face-to-face and online statistical reasoning learning environments. Journal of Pedagogical Research, 5(2). doi: 10.33902/JPR.2021269257
Showalter. D. (2019). Replacing torture tests with broccoli quizzes. Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching [Special issue: Innovative teaching personal essays], 3(2), 160-165.
Kishbaugh, T.L., Cessna, S., Leaman, L., & Showalter, D. (2019). Seeking to improve retention through teaching strategies and peer tutoring. In Increasing Retention of Under-Represented Students in STEM through Affective and Cognitive Interventions. Washington, DC: ACS Books.
Showalter, D., Klein, R., Johnson, J., & Hartman, S.L. (2019). Why rural matters 2018–19: The time is now [Policy report]. Arlington, VA: Rural School and Community Trust. Available from www.ruraledu.org
Showalter, D. A., & Mullet, L. (2017). Sniffing out the secret poison: Selection bias in educational research. Mid-Western Educational Researcher, _29_(3).
Showalter, D. A. (2017). To math or not to math: The algebra-calculus pipeline and postsecondary mathematics remediation. Journal of Experimental Education, _85_(4). doi: 10.1080/00220973.2017.1299080.
Foley, G. D., Butts, T. R., Phelps, S. W., & Showalter, D. A. (2017). Advanced quantitative reasoning: Mathematics for the world around us, Revised Edition. Austin, TX: AQR Press.
Showalter, D., Klein, R., Johnson, J., & Hartman, S.L. (2017). Why rural matters 2015–16: Understanding the changing landscape [Online report]. Arlington, VA: Rural School and Community Trust. Available from www.ruraledu.org
Showalter, D. & Howley, C. (2016). Mathematics instruction for paraprofessionals [Set of 12 modules]. Dayton, OH: Ohio Partnership for Excellence in Paraprofessional Preparation.
Foley, G. D., Butts, T. R., Phelps, S. W., & Showalter, D. A. (2015). Advanced quantitative reasoning: Mathematics for the world around us, Texas Edition. Austin, TX: AQR Press.
Showalter, D. A. (2015). The game that does it all [Back Page: Favorite Lesson, April Issue]. Mathematics Teacher. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Howley, C., Howley, A., & Showalter, D. (2015). Leaving or staying home: Belief systems and paradigms in rural education. In T. Stambaugh & S. Wood (Eds.), Best practices for serving gifted students in rural settings. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Johnson, J., Showalter, D., Klein, R., & Lester, C. (2014). Why rural matters 2013–14: The condition of rural education in the 50 states [Online report]. Arlington, VA: Rural School and Community Trust. Available from www.ruraledu.org
Showalter, D. A., Wollett, C., & Reynolds, S. (2014). Teaching a high-level contextualized mathematics curriculum to adult basic learners. Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, _3_(2), 21–34.
Showalter, D. A. (2013). Place-based mathematics: A conflated pedagogy? Journal of Research in Rural Education, _28_(6), 1–13. Retrieved from http://jrre.psu.edu/articles/28-6.
Howley, C., Showalter, D., Klein, R., Sturgill, D., & Smith, M. (2013). Rural math talent, now and then. Roeper Review, 35, 102–114.
Howley, A., Showalter, D., Howley, M. D., Howley, C. B., Klein, R., & Johnson, J. (2011). Challenges for place-based mathematics pedagogy in rural schools and communities in the United States. Children, Youth and Environments, _21_(1), 101–127.
EMU Summer Teaching Grant (2019, 1K). “Beyond Normal Statistics.”
Virtual Library of Virginia Course Redesign Grant (2019-2020, 2K). “Python Jubilee”.
Math 470: Probability
Lang 135: Asian Languages
Math 333: Topics -- Coding Theory
STAT 220: Inferential Statistics
STAT 230: ANOVA/Regression