Whitman, Nancy C(hong)

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WHITMAN, Nancy C(hong)

WHITMAN, Nancy C(hong). American, b. 1932. Genres: Mathematics/ Statistics, Education. Career: Wisconsin State College-Oshkosh (now University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh), instructor in mathematics, 1958-60; University of Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, HI, mathematics supervisor at university high school, 1961-63, researcher at Educational Research and Development Center, 1962-64, professor of mathematics education, 1962-, associate professor of mathematics, 1967-72, teacher at university laboratory school, 1972-81, chair, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, 1989-92, cochair of secondary education, 1995-96, chair of secondary and middle level education, 1996-97. High school mathematics teacher in Hawaii, 1963; mathematics teacher in American Samoa, 1972 and 1984. Tianjin Institute of Light Industry, guest lecturer, 1988; Tsukuba University, visiting scholar, 1992-93; University of Washington-Seattle, visiting scholar, 1995. Publications: (with F. Baum) The Metric System, 1977; (ed. and trans.) Atarashii Sansuu (title means: New Mathematics), 1994; A Case Study of Japanese Middle Schools, 1983-1998: A Reflection on Practices, Trends, and Issues, 2000. Editor-in-chief and writer for junior high school textbooks used in Hawaiian schools. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: 3246 Huelani Dr., Honolulu, HI 96822, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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