Larissa B. Schroeder, PhD
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Larissa B. Schroeder, PhD

Associate Professor

Mathematics Department - Director of Math Secondary Education Program

Dana Hall 231


PhD   University of Connecticut   |   MS   University of North Carolina  |   BA   College of the Holy Cross

Larissa Schroeder received a BS In mathematics from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA (1989), an MS in mathematics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (1991), and a PhD in education (Curriculum and Instruction - secondary mathematics) from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (2011).  She joined the faculty at the University of Hartford in 2010.

Larissa is interested in issues associated with student understanding of calculus, and the preparation of secondary mathematics teachers.   Her current research uses research methodologies from the fields of education and neuroscience to examine the effect of learning an expert-like strategy for selecting an appropriate integration technique on behavioral performance and neural activation patterns.