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Susan L. Beane

Susan L. Beane

Susan L. Beane

LecturerMathematics and Statistics

Degrees Earned

  • Bachelor of Science, Major in Mathematics with Teaching & Psychology Concentration, University of Houston-Downtown, May 1999
  • Post-Baccalaureate Initial Certification, Secondary Mathematics, Stephen F. Austin State University, May 2000
  • Master of Science, Major in Mathematics, University of Houston, May 2003

Courses Taught

  • MATH 0300: Beginning Algebra
  • MATH 1300: Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 1301: College Algebra
  • MATH 1310: College Math for Liberal Arts
  • UHD 1302: Freshman Seminar-Mathematics

Experience Qualifications

Teaching Experience:

  • 2004 - Present: The University of Houston-Downtown, Lecturer/Adjunct Lecturer in Mathematics
  • 2003 - 2007: University of Houston, Houston, Texas, Full-time Lecturer in Mathematics
  • 2000 - 2003: University of Houston, Houston, Texas, Graduate Teaching Assistant ~Courses taught include Finite Mathematics and Elementary Functions
  • 1999 - 2000: Cleveland Independent School District, Secondary Mathematics Instructor ~Courses taught: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra Lab Academic Scholarship/Research/Creative Endeavors:"A Study of High School Mathematics Teachers in Urban, Suburban, and Rural Schools,"
  • 1998-99 "Assessing the Value of Homework," 1995 "How Many Sea Creatures are at the Seashore?" a child's counting book, 1995 "Fundamentals of Algebra" a beginning college algebra textbook, in progress (2005)

More Information


"Masters of Math" New Horizons in Texas STEM Education Conference, 2014

"Sing and dance Your Way to Quadratic Factoring Success" Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT), 2014

"Warm-Up with Team-Based STAAR Algebra EOC Scratchers" CAMT, 2014
" Scratching, Talking, Assessing, Achieving, & Remediating" CAMT, 2013

"The Highly Successful, High-Impact Mastery Testing System" CAMT, 2013

"Testing For Success" CAMT, 2012

"Increase Success Using Stories That Teach Mathematics" CAMT, 2012

"High Impact Exchange: Home-Lectures & Class-Work" International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM), 2012

"A Variety of Options Can Help Students Succeed in Math" ICTCM, 2011
"2 F.A.C.T.O.R." CAMT, 2011

"Increase Success Using Stories That Teach Mathematics" CAMT, 2011

Presentations/Publications: "Increase Success and Retention in Your Class with Group Theory" 22nd ICTCM Proceedings, 2010

"Increase Success Using Stories That Teach Mathematics" a general contributed paper presentation "Teaching Introductory Mathematics " Math Fest, 2010

"Improving Student Success Can Be As Simple As 1-2-3" 21st ICTCM Proceedings, 2009

"Using Learning Groups to Remove Reasoning Gaps: Implications of Piaget's Theory of Numbers, Vygotsky's Social Theory and Glasser's Choice Theory" a contributed paper presentation "Current Research in Mathematics Education" MathFest, 2009

Educational Focus

Algebra, Assessment, Psychology of Teaching & Learning, Student Success

Academic Interest

Student Success, Assessment, High-Impact Practices, Service Learning Based Projects


Outstanding Faculty & Staff Award, Disability Awareness Week, University of Houston, 2003