Christopher Dennis Nazelli (ac3361)
University information
Contact information
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
1091 Faculty/Administration Building

Mathematics Education

Teacher Preparation

Lesson Study
 Ph.D. Curriculum & Instruction  Mathematics Education 2021, Wayne State University
 M.A. Mathematics 1996, Wayne State University
 B.A. Mathematics 1994, Wayne State University, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Inducted, WSU Academy of Teachers, 2021

Community Telecommunications Network Grant, 2018

NSF WIDER/SSTEPS Grant Fellow, 20162018

President's Excellence in Teaching Award, 2011

College of Science Teaching Award, 1999

Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Mathematics, 1996
Nazelli, C., Zopf, D., & ÖzgünKoca, S. A. (2022). Engaging elementary preservice teachers with high leverage mathematical practices. In P. Jenlink (Ed.), Mathematics as the science of patterns: Making the invisible visible through teaching (pp. 185204). Information Age Publishing.
Lewis, J. M., ÖzgünKoca, S. A., Hernandez, L., Nazelli, C., French, K. (2022). Does the choice of observation instrument matter? The Mathematics Educator 30 (2), 3363.
Lewis, J. M., ÖzgünKoca, S. A., Hardamon, K. T., Hernandez, L. Isaksen, S., McLeod, M., & Nazelli, C. (2016). Does observational instrument choice matter in teacher evaluation? In M. B. Wood, E. E. Turner, M. Civil, & J. A. Eli (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (p. 1418). University of Arizona.

MAT 2010 Calculus 1 (Emerging Scholars Program), 4 Credit Hours

MAT 2010 Calculus 1 (Emerging Scholars Program), 4 Credit Hours

MAT 1110 Math for Elementary School Teachers 1, 3 Credit Hours

MAT 5992 Teaching Mathematics in College, 1 Credit Hour
MAT 2010 Calculus 1
MAT 2020 Calculus 2
MAT 2030 Calculus 3
MAT 6130/2860 Discrete Mathematics
MAT 5990 Special Topics  Teaching Calculus Conceptually
MAT 1110 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 1
MAT 1120 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 2
MAT 1800 Elementary Functions
MAT 1050 Algebra with Trigonometry
MAT 0993 Beginning Algebra
MAT 2110 Calculus 1 Problem Solving Workshop
MAT 2120 Calculus 2 Problem Solving Workshop
MAT 1990 Elementary Functions Problem Solving Workshop
MAT 1060 Algebra with Trigonometry Problem Solving Workshop
Instructor, Director, SiteDevelopment Consultant, WSU Math Corps 1997  Present
Participant, IMPULS Lesson Study Immersion Program, Tokyo Gakugei University, Tokyo, Japan, Summer 2015
Lesson Study Facilitator, Warren Woods Public Schools 2014  2018
Lesson Study Facilitator, WSU REALM (Realizing Equity and Achievement through Literacy and Mathematics) Project, 2016  2020
Facilitator and Participant, WSU Lesson Study Faculty Learning Community, 2019  2021 (Supported by NSF WIDER/SSTEPS Grant)