Publications

Major Publications

Busynessgirl.com contains more than a thousand short articles about teaching ideas, resources for learning, tutorials for using technology, teaching in the digital age, game design, and general adventures.  This might not be considered a “scholarly” publication, but it was a heck of a lot of work and gets viewed by thousands of people every week.

Algebra Activities, a 1000-page Instructor resource binder of activities and teaching guides for algebra, published January 2010 by Cengage Learning.  This is accompanied by approximately 30 individual Algebra Activities student workbooks for the entire Cengage Learning Algebra textbook line. Visit the Cengage Community Site for Algebra Activities.

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Instructional Practices of Community College Mathematics Instructors: The Search for a KAP Gap in Collegiate Math, Dissertation for Western Michigan University, April 2011

The World is My School: Welcome to the Era of Personalized Learning, Jan/Feb 2011 issue of The Futurist

Columns

Bringing Color to the Classroom, MAA FOCUS, August/September 2012

Phone Cameras Handle Information in a Snap, MAA FOCUS, June/July 2012

The Secret Technology Club, MAA FOCUS, April/May 2012

Can Math and Discussion Boards Compute?, MAA FOCUS, December 2011 / January 2012

Abandon the Red Pen, MAA FOCUS, October/November 2011

Become a Screencasting Star, MAA FOCUS, August/September 2011

Organize Your Online Course Shell, MAA FOCUS. June/July 2011

Online Course Shell: Worth the Effort, MAA FOCUS, April/May 2011

Move Your Lecture into the Digital Age, MAA FOCUS, Feb/March 2011

Take Another Shot at Your Document Camera, MAA FOCUS, Dec 2010/Jan 2011

A “Really Simple Solution” to Information Overload, MAA FOCUS, Oct/Nov 2010

Open Faculty, EDUCAUSE, July/August 2010 (incidentally, this issue of EDUCAUSE won the Award of Publication Excellence for “Feature Series Writing).

Use Online Video to Create Context in Math Courses, MAA FOCUS, June/July 2010 (p.5)

Other/Older Publications

Tips for Effective Webinars, eLearn Magazine, January 21, 2010

eLearning Tools for STEM, eLearn Magazine, October 6, 2009

Jing and Math, MathAMATYC Educator, September 2009

Wolfram Alpha: What IS it and How Will It Affect You? AMATYC News, Volume 24, Number 4 (August 2009).

Instructor Resource Binders and Workbooks for Tussy/Gustafson Algebra Series, Andersen, M. H., Cengage Learning, 2009.
An extensive collection of teaching guides, assessments, and concept-oriented activities for the algebra classroom.  This set of publications includes three workbooks and three Instructor Resource Binders.
Sample Chapter or Teasers to Try (these may be used in your classrooms free of charge)

Student Solutions Manual and Instructors’ Solutions Manual for Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences, 8th edition, Harshbarger, Reynolds, & Andersen, Cengage Learning, 2009.

Back to the Board, NISOD Innovation Abstracts, Vol. 28, No. 19, 2006.

PreAlgebra Instructor’s Solutions Manual with Testing, 4th Edition, Aufmann, Barker, Lockwood, Verity, & Andersen, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005.

Instructor’s Resource Manual for Basic College Mathematics, 8th edition, Aufmann, Barker, Lockwood, & Andersen, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005.

Instructor’s Resource Manual for Introductory Algebra, 7th edition, Aufmann, Barker, Lockwood, & Andersen, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005.

Student Solutions Manual and Instructors’ Solutions Manual for Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences, 7th edition, Harshbarger, Reynolds, & Andersen, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004.

Instructor’s Resource Manual for College Algebra and Trigonometry, 5th edition, Aufmann, Barker, Nation, & Andersen, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004.

Selecting Applicants and Employees for Math Competency, Jackson, J. M. & Andersen, M. H., World at Work Journal, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2003.

Basic Algebra Review, Andersen, M. H., McGraw-Hill, 1998.

NOTE:  There are many other textbook supplements that I’ve authored, but at some point I lost track and this is simply a list of the ones I can remember that are relatively recent.

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