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Halina Goetz

Assistant Professor, Instructional Faculty
Schmid College of Science and Technology; Mathematics
Office Location: Keck Center for Science and Engineering 357
Phone: (714) 628-2768
Opole University, Bachelor of Science
Opole University, Master of Science


Teaching Interests

Working with gifted students, working with students who need remediation, the art of Socratic tutoring, creating and using algorithms in elementary and intermediate algebra, teaching how to study mathematics with understanding, andragogy versus pedagogy (teaching students as if they were children and dependent personalities in the classroom, versus teaching students as if they were adults).

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Halina Goetz, "By Caring too Much about Grades, Students Are Missing the Point of Education", Math, Orange County Register, February 2018