"Marc", Jorgensen, Marcus
Title:
Associate Professor - Developmental Math
Office:
BA004
Phone:
801-863-8547
Mail Code:
272
Last Updated: 7/16/14 -
 

Education

M.S. in Instructional & Performance Technology, Boise State University, Boise, ID

M.A. in Liberal Studies (Science/Chemistry emphasis), Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

B. S. (Ocean Engineering), Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT

 

currently in EdD program, Utah State University, Logan, UT


Previous Employment

2005-2006  Dean of Instruction for Computing, Math, & Science, Spokane Falls Community College , Spokane, WA

2001-2005  Dean of Instruction for Business, Computing, Math, & Science, Spokane Falls Community College , Spokane, WA

1974-2001  U.S. Coast Guard officer with various assignments including:

  • Commanding Officer, Coast Guard Training Center, Petaluma, CA
  • Commanding Officer, Coast Guard Institute, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Manager, International Policy & Operations,  Washington, DC

  • Chief, Reserve Training & Performance Analysis, Washington, DC

  • Commanding Officer, Pacific Area Training Team, Alameda, CA

  • Chemistry Instructor, Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT

  • Education Specialist, Coast Guard Training Center, Petaluma, CA

Publications

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

 

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

 

Jorgensen, Marcus E. (2005).Quantity versus quality: Finding time for innovations in the classroom. NISOD Innovation Abstracts. XXVII, 1. [NISOD is the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development which is devoted to community college issues.]

 

Jorgensen, Marcus 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, Marcus 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.]

 

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

Presentations

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.