Kenneth J. Travers

Professor of Mathematics Education, Emeritus

Director Emeritus, Office of Math, Science and Technology Education

Synergistic Activities

Involved in several international studies of school mathematics achievement, including the U. S. National Director of the Second International Mathematics Study, as well as Chairman of the International Mathematics Committee 1980-87.

Research involves a state grant to develop network-based curriculum modules in high school mathematics.

Director Emeritus of the Office for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education (MSTE), College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a model-builder for innovative, standards-based, technology-intensive mathematics and science instruction at the K-16 levels. The Office serves as a campus-wide catalyst for integrative teaching and learning in mathematics, science, and technology education. MSTE activities include workshops around the state of Illinois, the design and development of courses in the use of technology in mathematics instruction, and maintaining the MSTE Web site, which activities, attracts over two million hits and nearly one hundred thousand user sessions each month.