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Danny Swensen

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Areas of expertise include mathematics and physics education, education technology, and statistics.

Started at Bethel

2008

Education

  • University of Wisconsin - River Falls - B.S. in Physics, 1984
  • University of Wisconsin - River Falls - M.Ed. in Education, 1991
  • University of Minnesota - Specialist Degree in Educational Administration , 1994
  • University of Minnesota - Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction , 2015

Biography

Danny Swensen is a Professor of Education at Bethel University.

Courses Taught

EDU 375      Integrating Technology in the Content Areas
EDU 370      Math Curriculum and Methods
EDU 320      Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner
EDU 274      Educational Technology
EDU 220      Introduction to Middle Level Education
EDU 200      Introduction to Education
NAS 400      Applied Research in STEM Design (Team Taught)
NAS 104D    Science Concepts - Physics (Team Taught)
MAT 207M    Statistical Analysis
PHY 100D    Concepts in Physics

Awards

Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching, Bethel University (2017)

Distinguished Alumnus Award (May 2014)

  • University of Wisconsin - River Falls
  • College of Education and Professional Studies

Teacher of the Year (Education Minnesota) - Semifinalist (2007)

SSP Roxanne Bliss Silver Apple Award (2006)

  • Awarded to a teacher who makes a significant difference in the lives of students

SSP Ties Exceptional Teacher Award (2005)

  • For integrating technology in the classroom and fostering engaged learning

Certificates and Licenses

Minnesota Teaching License (Mathematics, Physical Science, Secondary School Principal, Coaching)

Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards

Online Learning Oversight Committee

Faculty Development Team

Hobbies and Interests

Spending time with family, biking, hiking, traveling, and reading.

Areas of expertise

Areas of expertise include mathematics and physics education, education technology, and statistics.

Research interests

Culturally-relevant instruction