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Siham Alfred, Ed. D
Professor of Mathematics


Office: Somerset Hall, S-232
Phone: 908-526-1200, Ext. 8218

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If you think mathematics is hard, try living without it.

Mathematics is one of the most creative human endeavors


  • 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 Theor
    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 (Full-time 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 (Full-time, Associate Professor of Mathematics)
  • Raritan Valley Community College ( Full-time 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
  • Pre-Calculus  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



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