Curriculum Vitae

Jack Bookman

Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708-0320 (919) 660-2831 (office)

Ph.D.University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill1991
Areas of Research

Mathematics Education

Professional Experience / Employment History

Duke University
Professor of the Practice emeritus, May 01, 2012 - present
Duke University, Durham, NC
Associate Professor of the Practice, Mathematics, September 1, 1998 - May 01, 2012
Assistant Professor of the Practice, Mathematics, 1993-98
Lecturer, Mathematics, 1990-93
Instructor, Mathematics, 1984-90
Temporary Instructor, Mathematics, 1983-84
Part-time Instructor, Mathematics, 1982-83
Carolina Friends School, Durham, NC
teacher, Mathematics, 1978-79
Brooklyn Friends School, Brooklyn, NY
teacher, Mathematics, 1976-78
Clifford Scott High School East Orange, NJ
teacher, Mathematics, 1975-76
Visiting Positions
instructor, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, 1981-82
Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

Senior Fellow, Center for Teaching, Learning and Writing, Duke University, 2000-2001
Carnegie Scholar, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 2000-2002
Nominated for the Duke Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award: 1984-85; 1985- 86; 1987- 88
Spencer Post-Doctoral Fellowship 1995-1997

Major Grant Support

The Impact of Calculus Reform on Long Term Performance NSF REC-9912017

Recent Grant Support

Professional Service

University Committee
Chair, Ad-hoc Subcommittee of the Curriculum Committee to Review the Quantitative Studies (QS) Requirement for Students in Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, 2010 - 2012  
Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee, 2007 - 2010  
Undergraduate Judicial Board, 1997 - 2010  
promotion committee for Jan Rigsbee, to Associate Professor of the Practice, Program in Education, 2007  
reappointment committee for Joseph Harris, Director of the Undergraduate Writing Program, November 2006  
reappointment committee for Barbara Jentleson, Assistant Professor of the Practice, Program in Education, Spring 2005  
reappointment committee for Jan Rigsbee, Assistant Professor of the Practice, Program in Education, Spring 2004  
interviewer, Duke Fulbright Program, December 2005  
Assistant Director for CIT Search Committee, Spring 2005  
Secondary Teacher Preparation Program Director Search Committee, Spring 2004  
Academic Integrity Council, 2001-03  
Writing Across the Curriculum Director Search Committee, 2003  
Senior Fellow, Center for Teaching, Learning and Writing, 2000-02  
Academic Integrity Assessment Committee, 1999-2001  
Arts and Sciences Council, 1997-99  
Leave Policy Committee, January-February 1999  
Major Advisor
Mathematics Department Major Advisor, Major Advisor, 1 September 1995  
PreMajor Advisor
PreMajor Advisor, 1985 - 2006  
Dept Committee
Calculus Committee, 1996 - 2012  
Math Community Services
Editorial Board, PRIMUS ( Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies), 2006 - present  
Editorial Board, International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, 2006 - present  
Editorial Board, Journal of Faculty Development, 2003 - present  
MAA Committee on Assessment, MAA Committee on Assessment. 2009 - 2012, 2009 - 2012  
AMS-MAA Steering Committee on Computer-Based Homework Systems, AMS-MAA Steering Committee on Computer-Based Homework Systems. 2008 - 2010, 2008 - 2010  
Editorial Board, MAA Notes, 2001 - 2007  
Calculus Reform and the First Two Years (CRAFTY), a subcommittee of the M.A.A., 1998 - 2003  
Selected Recent Invited Talks

Some Mathematical Thoughts and Questions About Suduko, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL, March 02, 2006  
Learning in Interactive Technological Environments, Jacksonville University Jacksonville, FL, 16 March 2001  
How People Learn Mathematics, Jacksonville University Jacksonville, FL, 15 March 2001  
Evaluating Calculus Reform at Duke University, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 29 March 1996  
Professional Affiliations

Mathematics Association of America
North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics


Papers Published

  1. Schott, S; Slate Young, E; Bookman, J; Peterson, B, Evaluating a Large-Scale Multi-Institution Project: Challenges Faced and Lessons Learned, The Journal of Mathematics and Science: Collaborative Explorations (Jmsce), vol. 16 no. 1 (2020)
  2. Bartlett, KW; Whicker, SA; Bookman, J; Narayan, AP; Staples, BB; Hering, H; McGann, KA, Milestone-Based Assessments Are Superior to Likert-Type Assessments in Illustrating Trainee Progression., Journal of Graduate Medical Education, vol. 7 no. 1 (March, 2015), pp. 75-80
  3. Bookman, J, Why �False Implies False" is True - a Discovery Explanation, The Mathematics Teacher 71 (November 1978): 675 676. (1978)
  4. Bookman, J; Smith, DA, A Review of �The Electronic Study Guide: Precalculus Algebra, College Mathematics Journal, June 1985 (December, 2014)
  5. Bookman, J, NSF Workshop on Assessment in Calculus Curriculum Reform Efforts, Ume Trends, October, 1992 (October, 1992)
  6. Bookman, J, Evaluation of Calculus Reform at Duke University, Ume Trends, March 1992 (March 1992)
  7. Bookman, J; Friedman, C, A Comparison of the Problem Solving Performance of Students in Lab Based and Traditional Calculus, In Dubinsky, E., Schoenfeld, A.H., Kaput, J. (Ed) Research in Collegiate Mathematics Education I. , Providence, Ri: American Mathematical Society, 1994, Pp. 101 116. (1994)
  8. Smith, D; Bookman, J, Assessment in a Technological Age, Proceedings of the Seventh Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (1996) Addison Wesley 433 437 (1996)
  9. Bookman, J, There’s Glory For You! - Why We Define Mathematical Terms The Way We Do, Centroid, Spring 1996, 36 39 (December, 2014)
  10. Bookman, J; Friedman, C, Student Attitudes and Calculus Reform, School Science and Mathematics, March 1998: 117 122 (December, 2014)
  11. Bookman, J; Friedman, C, The Evaluation of Project CALC at Duke University 1989 - 1994, In B. Gold, S. Keith, W. Marion, Eds., Assessment Practices in Undergraduate Mathematics, Maa Notes # 49, Washington Dc: Mathematical Association of America, 1999: Pp. 253 256. (December, 2014)
  12. Bookman, J, Program Evaluation and Undergraduate Mathematics Renewal: The impact of calculus reform on student performance in subsequent courses, In Ganter, S. (Ed.) Calculus Renewal: Issues for Undergraduate Mathematics Education in the Next Decade, New York, Ny: Plenum Press, 2000: Pp.91 102 (December, 2014)
  13. Bookman, J, Duke University’s Mathematics Department Outreach to Secondary Mathematics Teachers: Problems, Potential, and Pitfalls, Conference Proceedings From the Invitational Conference on K 12 Outreach From University Science Departments, Raleigh, Nc: North Carolina State University, 2000: Pp.143 145 (December, 2014)
  14. Bookman, J, Learning Mathematics Meaningfully � A Challenge to College Faculty, Proceedings of First Annual Charleston Connections: Innovations in Higher Education Conference, Charleston, Sc: the Citadel, 2001: Pp.92 100 (December, 2014)
  15. Narayan, AP; Whicker, SA; Staples, BB; Bookman, J; Bartlett, KW; McGann, KA, Using an innovative curriculum evaluation tool to inform program improvement: the clinical skills fair., Journal of Graduate Medical Education, vol. 6 no. 1 (March, 2014), pp. 133-138
  16. Narayan, AP; Whicker, SA; Staples, B; Bookman, J; Bartlett, K; McGann, KA, The Clinical Skills Fair - An Innovative Curriculum Evaluation Tool, Journal of Graduate Medical Education (April, 2013)
  17. Bookman, ; Bar-On, R; Cooke, B; Schott, S, (Re)discovering SoTL through a Fundamental Challenge: Helping Students Transition to College Calculus, Maa Notes: Guide to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics (October, 2012)
  18. Lardner, ED; Bookman, J, Lessons Learned in Interdisciplinary Professional Development Designed to Promote the Teaching of Quantitative Literacy, Journal of Faculty Development, vol. 27 no. 2 (2012)
  19. Varsavsky, C; Waldock, J; Harding, A; Jack Bookman, LS; Luaces, VM, Undergraduate mathematics around the world, Delta Communications, Conference Proceedings of the Volcanic Delta ’11, the Eighth Delta Conference on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (2011)
  20. Turner, DA; Narayan, AP; Whicker, SA; Bookman, J; McGann, KA, Do pediatric residents prefer interactive learning? Educational challenges in the duty hours era., Medical Teacher, vol. 33 no. 6 (2011), pp. 494-496
  21. Alison Sweeney, MD; Alyssa Stephany, MD; Shari Whicker, M; Jack Bookman, P; David A Turner, MD, "Resident Educators" - Senior Pediatric Residents as Teachers for an Innovative Multidisciplinary Mock Code Curriculum, Journal of Graduate Medical Education, vol. 3 no. 2 (2011), pp. 188-195
  22. Bookman, J; Ganter, SL; Morgan, R, Developing assessment methodologies for quantitative literacy: A formative study, The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 115 no. 10 (January, 2008), pp. 911-929, Informa UK Limited, ISSN 0002-9890
  23. Bookman, J; Malone, D, Negotiating Roles and Meaning While Learning Mathematics in Interactive Technology-Rich Environments, The Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, vol. 6 no. 2 (October, 2006), pp. 41-65
  24. Bookman, J; Malone, D, The Nature of Learning in Interactive Technological Environments: A Proposal for a Research Agenda Based on Grounded Theory, edited by edited by Selden, A., Dubinsky, E., Harel, G., and Hitt, F., Research in Collegiate Mathematics Education (2003)
  25. Winter, D; Lemons, P; Bookman, J; Hoese, W, Novice Instructors and Student-Centered Instruction: Identifying and Addressing Obstacles to Learning in the College Science Laboratory, Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, vol. 2 no. 1 (2001)
  26. Bookman, J, Program Evaluation and Undergraduate Mathematics Renewal, in Calculus Renewal (2000), pp. 91-102, Springer US, ISBN 9781441933348
  27. Bookman, J; Blake, L, Seven years of project calc at duke university approaching steady state?, Primus, vol. 6 no. 3 (January, 1996), pp. 221-234, Informa UK Limited
  28. Bookman, J, An expert novice study of metacognitive behavior in four types of mathematics problems, Primus, vol. 3 no. 3 (January, 1993), pp. 284-314, Informa UK Limited, ISSN 1051-1970
  29. Bookman, J; Smith, D; Rossi, DE, Software Reviews, The College Mathematics Journal, vol. 16 no. 3 (June, 1985), pp. 218-218, Informa UK Limited


  1. Akin, V; Viel, S, Interpreting Student Evaluations of Teaching, edited by Maki, D; Bookman, J; Jacobson, M; Speer, N; Murphy, TJ (2019)
  2. Bar-On, R; Bookman, J; Cooke, B; Hall, D; Schott, S, BRINGING STUDENTS INTO THE PELOTON: LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD AT HIGHLY SELECTIVE UNIVERSITIES, edited by Chova, LG; Torres, IC; Martinez, AL, Edulearn12: 4th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (January, 2012), pp. 1260-1270, IATED-INT ASSOC TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION A& DEVELOPMENT

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