Jorgensen, Marc
Title:
Associate Professor - Developmental Math
Office:
LA012r
Phone:
801-863-8547
Mail Code:
176
CV 01/2017
Last Updated: 5/28/17 -

 

Education

PhD in Curriculum & Instruction, Utah State University, Logan, UT

MS in Instructional & Performance Technology, Boise State University, Boise, ID

MA in Liberal Studies (Science/Chemistry emphasis), Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

BS (Ocean Engineering option), Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT

 

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chang, K. and Jorgensen, M. E. (2015). Reasoning for the division of polynomials. MathAMATYC Educator. 6(3).

 

Jorgensen, M. E. (2010). Questions for practice: Reflecting on developmental mathematics using 19th century voices. Journal of Developmental Education. 34(1), 26-35.

 

Jorgensen, M. E. (2010). Suuroji puzzles: Sudoku-like logic with a twist. MathAMATYC Educator. 1(3), 18-23.

 

Jorgensen, M. E. (1984). Effective and efficient use of classroom time. Journal of Chemical Education. 61, 523. 

 

Other publications

Jorgensen, M.E. (2016). Are mathematics faculty ready for Common Vision? Notices of the American Mathematical Society. 63(10), 2. 1186-1188.

Jorgensen, M. E. (2008). Have you been flossing? An analogy for educational program assessment. Assessment Update. 20(5), 9-10.

Jorgensen, M. E. (2005).Quantity versus quality: Finding time for innovations in the classroom. NISOD Innovation Abstracts. XXVII, 1.

Jorgensen, M. E. (1999).Why go to a trainer for non-training solutions? Eight reasons why trainers make good performance technologists. Performance Improvement Journal. 38(1), 20-24. [Article selected for inclusion in the American Society for Training and Development’s 2000 Handbook of Training and Performance.] 

Jorgensen, M. E. (1987).We need 'born-again' trainers. Performance and Instruction. Dec/Jan issue. [Article addresses need for student-centered training; selected as a finalist for Article of the Year in the “how-to” category at the 1988 annual convention of the National Society for Performance Improvement.]

 

Conference Proceedings

 

 Jorgensen, M. E. (2014). Simulating outside-the-classroom maths with in-class word problems. Conference Proceedings for the 21st Annual Conference of Adults learning Mathematics 

Jorgensen, M. E.(2011). Relevance as a bridge between college-preparation adults and the world. Conference Proceedings for the 18th Annual Conference of Adults learning Mathematics.

 

Presentations

Marcus Jorgensen. “Liars will figure: Illuminating numerical deception.” 42nd Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges. Denver, CO. November 2016

Marcus Jorgensen. “Reflections from a university sabbatical teaching experience in Samoa.” Annual Conference of the Utah Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Salt Lake City, UT. July 2016

Marcus Jorgensen and Linda Makin. “Flossing: Building Healthy, Aligned Planning and Assessment Habits Prior to Accreditation Reviews.” 51st Annual Conference of the Society for College and University Planning. Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 2016.

Marcus Jorgensen. “Increasing accessibility of mathematics education
through open sources.” 22nd Annual Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics. Alexandria, VA. July 2015. 

 

 

Marcus Jorgensen, Jeff Johnson, and Laura Snelson. “Assessment is the means not the end: Integrating assessment with planning and budgeting.” Assessment Institute annual conference hosted by Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, IN. October 2014.

Marcus Jorgensen. “Simulating (or not) the Real-World in Mathematical Word Problems.” Annual conference of the Southwest Association for Developmental Education. Salt Lake Community College, Larry Miller Campus, Sandy, UT. October 2014.

Marcus Jorgensen. "Simulating outside-the-classroom mathematics with in-class word problems." 21st Annual Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics. Bern, Switzerland. July 2014.

Marcus Jorgensen. “Using mathematics autobiographies to help students identify critical moments important to their success.” Southwest Association of Developmental Education. South Jordan, UT. Oct. 2013.

Marcus Jorgensen. "Using mathematics autobiographies to help students identify critical moments important to their success." 20th Annual Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics. Caerleon, Wales. July 2013.

Marcus Jorgensen. “Relevance as a bridge between college-preparation adults and the world.” 18th Annual Conference of Adults learning Mathematics. Dublin, Ireland. June 2011.

Marcus Jorgensen. “Reflecting on Current Practice Using 19th Century Voices.” American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges. Boston, MA. Nov. 2010

Marcus Jorgensen. “Connecting with the Past: Lessons Learned from 19th-Century Textbooks.” National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. San Diego, CA. Apr. 2010

Marcus Jorgensen. “Developmental Math: Building on a 19th Century Foundation.” Poster Session. National Association of Developmental Education. Columbus, OH. Feb. 2010

Marcus Jorgensen. “Developmental Math: Building on a 19th Century Foundation.” Southwest Association of Developmental Education. Las Cruces, NM, Nov. 2008

Marcus Jorgensen. “Accreditation: Don’t worry; be happy.” Assessment Institute annual conference. Indianapolis, IN, Nov. 2007.

Mark Bezzant, Marcus Jorgensen, Linda Makin, Cameron Martin, and Robert Loveridge. “Accreditation: Solid assessment.” Assessment Institute annual conference. Indianapolis, IN, Oct. 2006.

Ronni Hendel-Giller, Diane Gayeski, Marcus Jorgensen, and Don Winiecki "Webs of Learning: Student and Instructor Perspectives on Online Distance Education." International Society for Performance Improvement annual conference. San Francisco, Apr. 2001.

Marcus Jorgensen. “Do You Have What It Takes to be a Performance Technologist?.” International Society for Performance Improvement annual conference. San Francisco, Apr. 2001.

Marcus Jorgensen. “Do You Have What It Takes to be a Human Performance Technologist?.” Poster session. International Society for Performance Improvement annual conference. Cincinnati, OH, Apr. 2000.

 

 

Awards

Trio Instructor of the Year Award, Utah Valley University, for the 2012-2013 academic year.

 Faculty Excellence Award, University College, Utah Valley University, for the 2011-2012 academic year.

J.C. Penney Golden Rule Award and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal for outstanding support given to a disadvantaged elementary school in Oklahoma City (tutoring, student-of-the-month awards, playground & grounds maintenance).

Coast Guard Commendation Medal for service as Director of the Institute and, among other things, “employing a team approach to problem-solving … in the deploying of the new centrally managed tuition assistance program delivering equal access to educational funds by all personnel….”

Meritorious Service Medal for development of first U.S. Coast Guard International Strategic Plan.

Coast Guard Commendation Medal as the head of a special temporary training detachment that was critical to the successful deployment of Reserve Forces in support of Operation Desert Storm.

Coast Guard Commendation Medal for outstanding service as Director of the Pacific Area Training Team and helping to improve the performance of operational units through outstanding training and job-aids.

Coast Guard Commendation Medal for “ground-breaking efforts” in assessing the status of Haitian Navy and helping to develop an assistance plan “that was approved at the highest levels of U.S. leadership” in connection with Operation Uphold/Support Democracy

Coast Guard Achievement Medal for service as the Assistant Chief of Training for a technical training center.  Among other things, worked with each of the programs to successfully institute an Instructional Systems Design methodology. 

Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation for implementing six major training initiatives at the Coast Guard Institute while serving as Director.  Unit Commendations were also received at other units with which I served; i.e., the Pacific Area Training Team, Training Center Petaluma, the Coast Guard Academy, and a special Training Detachment during the Gulf War.  [The latter was presented to me personally by the Secretary of Transportation.]

Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation as a member of the Diversity Summit Support Team for serving as a panel member on women’s issues.