About this Event
Creating Systemic Transformation in Statistics and Data Science Education
February 21st | 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
223 Townsend Hall
Join us for “Creating Systemic Transformation in Statistics and Data Science Education" a keynote presentation by College of Education & Human Development – Learning, Teaching and Curriculum, MizzouForward faculty candidate, Dr. Travis Weiland. Dr. Weiland will present on his research for approximately 40-minutes with a 20-minute question and answer session to follow.
Dr. Travis Weiland is an Assistant Professor at the University of Houston, Texas. He completed his B.A. degree in Secondary Education & Mathematics from Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC, his M.S. in Mathematics Education from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Dr. Weiland earned his Ph.D. in Mathematics Education at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
Dr. Weiland’s work stems from two main principles: education is transformative, and the goal of public education is democratic equality. More specifically, his research is focused on issues of equity and justice, including the consideration of issues of access, achievement, identity, and power, at their intersection with statistics and data science education.
You can access Dr. Weiland’s CV via OneDrive here:
Weiland_CV_2023.pdf (University log in required to access)
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