



Siham Alfred, Ed. D Professor of Mathematics

Office: Somerset Hall, S232 Phone: 9085261200, Ext. 8218

If you think mathematics is hard, try living without it.
Mathematics is one of the most creative human endeavors
Education
 B.S. in Mathematics, Beirut College For Women, Beirut, Lebanon.
 M. Sc. in Mathematics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon .
Ed.D. Mathematics Education, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, May 1999
Dissertation: An Analysis of Students' Cognitive Strategies Employed
in a Learning Experience from Chaos Theory.
Advisor: Dr. Anthony Kelly, Rutgers, The State University of NJ
Committee Members: Dr. Terry Perciante, Wheaton College, Chicago, Illinois, and
Dr. Wolmer V. Vasconcelos, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Research and Curriculum Supervision Experience
 Royal Scientific Society, Amman Jordan (Fulltime Mathematics Coordinator)
 Member of the National Mathematics Group, Amman Jordan (Supervising UNESCO Calculus Project).
Teaching Experience
 University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan (Full time Lecturer in Mathematics)
 University of Miami, Miami Florida, (Graduate Assistant, Mathematics Department)
 Miami Dade Community College, Miami, Florida (Fulltime, Associate Professor of Mathematics)
 Raritan Valley Community College ( Fulltime Professor of Mathematics)
Courses Taught at RVCC
 Unified Calculus I,
 Unified Calculus II
 Unified Calculus III
 Unified Calculus III On Line
 Linear Algebra
 Applied Calculus
 Foundation of Calculus
 PreCalculus I & II
 Introduction to Limits ( Honors Course)
 Statistics I
 Arithmetic
 Algebra Mod I
 Algebra Mod 2
 Algebra Mod 3
 Algebra Mod 4
 Intermediate Algebra
 Summations Sequences & Series
(Honors Course)
 Differential Equations
Professional Associations
Member of MATYCNJ, The Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges
Member of AMATYC, The American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges
Member of MAA, The Mathematical Association of America, NJ Chapter.
Professional Activities
1999 2000 President elect, President and Past President of MATYCNJ
2000, 2003. Delegate for AMATYC
Presentations
Created by S. Alfred
Last modified 9/14/12 by D. Britz