Sheila Tabanli earned her Ph.D. in Computer Science at the Missouri University of Science & Technology. She is currently an Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics at Rutgers University–New Brunswick where her interests are developing student-centered, research-driven instructional strategies to improve student engagement and learning outcomes. Sheila has extensive experience designing and incorporating curriculum components to offer inclusive learning practices based on her teaching and administrative work in K-16 education system. She recently developed a transformational course where she passionately teaches cognitive science-based learning and studying strategies to address the Math achievement gap. Sheila also participates in STEM education research projects to investigate the factors that contribute to undergraduate student success. Sheila presents interactive workshops on how to effectively incorporate cognitive science principles into Math teaching and learning grounded on her instructional framework. She is a fellow of Rutgers OASIS Leadership & Professional Development program, MAA NJ-NExT, and Rutgers-New Brunswick Provost Teaching Fellowship Program.
Stipend: $500 for 1.5 hours hands-on workshop
Note: I am available on Tuesday afternoons, Wednesdays, and Fridays during Fall 2022. I can travel no more than 25 miles from Rutgers–New Brunswick.