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Mark L. Daniels

Clinical Professor, Mathematics Department at The University of Texas at Austin

Areas of expertise

  • Topics in Analysis
  • Chaos and Dynamic Systems
  • Functions in Mathematics
  • Discovery/IBL teaching and learning in secondary and university-level Mathematics

Major works

Mark Daniels, Efraim Armendariz, Constructing Numbers: An Inquiry-Based Capstone Course in Mathematics, Cognella Publishing, San Diago, CA. - 108 pages, 2014.

Mark Daniels, Efraim Armendariz, Functions in Mathematics: Introductory Explorations for Secondary School Teachers, Cognella Publishing, San Diago, CA. - 95 pages, 2012.

Mark Daniels, Discovery Learning Pros and Cons, contributed article - Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy, Sage Publications, 2014

Mark Daniels, Efraim Armendariz, Primes and Denumerability: A Function Approach, Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Mathematics Education, pp. 13-16, September 2011.

Mark Daniels, Efraim Armendariz, Graphing ‘Cartesian Functions’ in Polar Coordinates, American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges journal V2. Number 2, pp. 34-36, February 2011.

About Me

Mark L. Daniels is a Clinical Professor of Mathematics and The Associate Director of the UTeach Program in Natural Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin. In addition, he is an Assistant Chair in the Mathematics Department. He has developed the curriculum for and teaches multiple inquiry-based mathematics courses, some specifically designed for pre-service teachers. Dr. Daniels is also the faculty advisor for teaching options in the Mathematics Department as well as the Director of the Discovery Learning Project for the College of Natural Sciences. Moreover, he is the Co-Director of the Inquiry-based Learning Project in Mathematics working with Dr. Michael Starbird. His research interests, of late, involve the preparation of pre-service mathematics teachers and the incorporation of discovery-based instructional methodology in university undergraduate mathematics courses.

Courses and Programs taught by Mark L. Daniels