Dr. Jarvis teaches courses in the teacher education (BEd) and graduate education (MEd/PhD) programs within the Schulich School of Education (SSoE) at Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario. His research interests include instructional technology, mathematics of the workplace, curriculum integration, and innovation education.
He has completed a SSHRC-funded international (Canada/UK) research project exploring the use of Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) technology in undergraduate mathematics instruction; and has created the RE4MUL8 resource for teachers of mathematics. He has also worked on the following collaborative research projects: GeoVisage, a spatial decision support tool for northeastern Ontario farmers (with Geography & Computer Science); instructional CAS technology in undergraduate mathematics teaching (with colleagues from Brock U, U Alberta); the Education for Innovation (E4I), Canadian Teacher Resource (with SSoE colleagues); Choose a Path That Includes Math, an online resource for Grades 7-12 students and their parents/guardians (with CAPTIM creator Dr. L. Colgan, Queen’s U); and, the Mathematics Knowledge Network of Ontario (Fields Institute; Advisory Panel, Critical Transitions Community of Practice Member (Jarvis/Veres Report 2017 | Summary | Fields Workshop | FieldsLive Archives | NU News | Crossing the Divide website with Infographics)).
Dan is the co-author (with Dr. Irene Naested) of the book, Exploring the math and art connection: Teaching and learning between the lines (Brush Education, 2012); co-editor (with Dr. Susan Elliott-Johns) of the book, Perspectives on transitions in schooling and instructional practice (University of Toronto Press, 2013); co-editor (with Dr. Mumbi Kariuki) of the book, Co-teaching in higher education: From theory to co-practice (University of Toronto Press, 2017); and co-editor (with Dr. Julie Corkett, Dr. Jeff Scott, and Dr. Astrid Steele) of the book, Beyond and within: Living and teaching in majority world countries (CreateSpace, 2018).
Dan serves as a member of the Nipissing University Senate; the Academic Quality Assurance and Planning Committee (AQAPC); the SSoE Faculty Council Executive (Secretary); the Nipissing University Mathematics Education, Research, and Information Council (NUMERIC); the NU Graduate Faculty; the North Bay Symphony Orchestra (NBSO) Board of Directors; and the GeoGebra Institute of Canada (GIC).
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