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James Cangelosi Ph. D.

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Mathematics and Statistics

Professor

Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Animal Science (ANSC) 324
DialPhone: (435) 797-1415
SendEmail: jim.cangelosi@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Mathematics Education, Louisiana State University, 1972
The Development, Refinement, and Validation of a Measure of Analytical Cognition of Number Theory Content
MS, Mathematics, Louisiana State University, 1971
Med, Educational Administration and Supervision, Louisiana State University, 1967
BS, Mathematics, Louisiana State University, 1965

Awards

Carnegie Professor the Year, 2011

Eldon J. Gardner Teacher of the Year, 2010

Utah State University

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Cangelosi, J.S, (2014). Classroom Management Strategies: Gaining & Maintaining Students' Cooperation.
    • Cangelosi, J.S, (2008). Classroom management strategies: Gaining and maintaining students' cooperation. John Wiley & Sons, Inc
    • Cangelosi, J.S, (2007). Instructor’s manual for classroom management strategies: Gaining and maintaining students’ cooperation. John Wiley & Sons, Inc
    • Cangelosi, J.S, (2003). Instructor’s manual for teaching mathematics in secondary and middle school: An interactive approach. Prentice-Hall
    • Cangelosi, J.S, (2000). Assessment strategies for monitoring student learning. New York
    • Cangelosi, J.S, (2000). Assessment strategies for monitoring student learning. Addison- Wesley/Longman
    • Cangelosi, J.S, (2000). Instructor’s manual for assessment strategies for monitoring student learning. New York
    • Cangelosi, J.S, (1999). Cooperation in the classroom: Students and teachers together. National Education Association Publishing
    • Cangelosi, J.S, (1997). Classroom management strategies: Gaining and maintaining students' cooperation. Longman/Addison-Wesley
    • Kellough, R.D, Cangelosi, J.S, Collette, A.T, Chiappetta, E.L, Souviney, R.J, Trowbridge, L.W, Bybee, R.W, (1996). Integrating mathematics and science for intermediate and middle school students. Prentice Hall
    • Cangelosi, J.S, (1995). Strategie ízení T ídy. Portál Publishing
    • Cangelosi, J.S, (1992). Systematic teaching strategies. Longman, Inc.
    • Cangelosi, J.S, (1991). Evaluating classroom instruction. Longman, Inc
    • Cangelosi, J.S, (1990). Designing tests for evaluating student achievement. Longman, Inc.
    • Cangelosi, J.S, (1982). Measurement and evaluation: An inductive approach for teachers. W. C. Brown Company Publishers
    • Book Chapters

    • Cangelosi, J.S, (1978). Test your understanding of tests. Planting a garden. An experiment to help children understand fractions. Pies are for eating, fractions are for predicting. Children should be encouraged to make mistakes. An introduction to helping children learn mathematics: Help your child learn. Clay County School System

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

      • Cangelosi, J.S, (2014). Instructor's Manual for 7th ed. of Classroom Management Strategies. *
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1996). Effective classroom management techniques: Successful strategies for grades 7- 12. National Education Institute
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1996). Instructor’s manual for teaching mathematics in secondary and middle school: An interactive approach. Englewood Cliffs, NJ
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1993). Instructor’s manual for classroom management strategies: Gaining and maintaining students’ cooperation. Addison-Wesley/Longman, Inc
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1992). Instructor’s manual for systematic teaching strategies. Addison- Wesley/Longman, Inc.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1984). Principles of student discipline and Classroom management. Two instructional modules: A concise self study of selected instructional packages. State Office of Education
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1982). Instructor’s manual for measurement and evaluation: An inductive approach for teachers. W.C. Brown Publishers
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1982). Teachers' manual and item pools for measurement and evaluation: An inductive approach for teachers. W.C. Brown Company Publishers
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1974). APLCAI: A user friendly system for writing CAI in APL. Northeast Regional Data Center

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Journal Articles

        Academic Journal

      • Powell, J.A, Cangelosi, J.S, Harris, A.M, (1998). Games to teach mathematical modelling. SIAM Review, 40:1, 87-95.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1988). Development and validation of the underprepared mathematics teacher assessment. The Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 19, 233-245.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1988). Language activities that promote awareness of mathematics. Arithmetic Teacher, 36, 6-9.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1986). Evaluating teaching within a merit-pay plan. The Clearing House, 59, 405-409.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, Jesunathadas, J., (1986). The Common misinterpretation of statistical insignificance. College Student Journal, 20, 115-120.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1985). A "fair" way to discover circles. Arithmetic Teacher, 33, 11-13.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, Condie, F.A, (1985). Accountants' perceptions of undergraduate coursework and factors related to career satisfaction. Journal of Business Education, 61, 117-121.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, Hayes, B., (1985). Kindergarten reading instruction and students' reading achievement trends. Reading Improvement, 22, 305-315.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, Condie, F.A, Luthy, D.H, (1985). The influence of introductory accounting courses on career choices. Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 27, 60-68.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1984). Another answer to the cut-off score question. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practices, 3, 23-25.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, Condie, F.A, (1984). Compensation for transmission line easements (What price power poles?). Right of Way, 15, 28-33.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1984). Evaluating college teaching. Issues in Higher Education, 13, 355-364.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1984). Evaluating teaching: A suggestion for school principals. NASSP Bulletin, 68, 19-23.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1984). Increasing student engagement during questioning strategy sessions. Mathematics Teacher, 77, 462-472.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1984). Unfortunate misuse. In Backtalk of Phi Delta Kappan, 66, 158.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1981). Evaluation of instruction. Florida Research and Development Research Bulletin, 15, 115-125.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1980). Four steps to teaching for mathematical application. Mathematics and Computer Education, 14, 54-59.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1980). The language of children's mathematics. Hotline, 9, 5-8.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, Kirk, S., Dulaney, C., Keenan, D., (1978). Help for your child on your doorsteps. Phi Delta Kappan, 60, 245-247.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1975). Competency based teacher education: A cautionary note. Contemporary Education, 46, 124-126.
      • Cangelosi, J.S, (1974). Measurement and evaluation: A broader perspective. NCME Measurement News, 18, 18-24.

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      Publications - Literary Journal

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        Publications - MultiMedia

          Video

        • Cangelosi, J.S, (1999). Leading students to use their mathematical skills to describe biological phenomena: Episode 1: Questioning strategies for student discovery. U.S. Office of Education
        • Cangelosi, J.S, (1989). Using mathematics to solve real-life problems: Episode 1: Variables: Real-life and mathematical; Episode 2: Relations: Real-life and mathematical; Episode 3: Measurements; Episode 4: Numbers; Episode 5: Binary Operations; Episode 6: Interpretations and judgments. National Science Foundation
        • Cangelosi, J.S, (1988). Demystifying school mathematics: Episode 1: Mathematics: A discovery or an invention; Episode 2: The mystification of mathematics in schools; Episode 3 Real-life applications of mathematics. National Science Foundation
        • Software

        • Cangelosi, J.S, Koebbe, J.V, (2000). Measurement and analysis tool. Addison- Wesley/Longman, Inc.
        • Cangelosi, J.S, (2000). Readings in classroom management. Bell and Howell Corporation

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        Publications - Technical Reports

          Research Reports

        • Cangelosi, J.S, Forsyth, A., (1985). Case study of the ARTE II Utah mathematics teacher academy. Far West Laboratory
        • Cangelosi, J.S, (1981). Evaluation of parent involvement in basic skills of deaf children: Basic skills improvement report. U.S. Department of Education
        • Shetler, K., Graham, M., Cangelosi, J.S, (1981). Survey of the needs of hearing impaired adults. U.S. Department of Education
        • Other Reports

        • Snyder, N., Cangelosi, J.S, Messer, J., (1977). Behavioral observation for citizenship attitudes and skills manual. U.S. Office of Education
        • Cangelosi, J.S, Doyle, E., (1977). St. Johns County curriculum guide: Secondary school mathematics. St. Johns County School System
        • Cangelosi, J.S, (1976). St. Johns County curriculum guide: Elementary school mathematics. St. Johns County School System

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        Publications - Translations & Transcripts

          Publications - Other

            Magazine/Trade Publication

          • Cangelosi, J.S, (1990). The mathematics teacher inservice project. Utah Association of Teacher Educators Newsletter
          • Cangelosi, J.S, (1988). Classroom management needs of beginning teachers: Implications for preservice education. Classroom Management SIG Newsletter
          • Newspaper

          • Cangelosi, J.S, (1977). Help for parents.
          • Gentry, C., Cangelosi, J.S, Dulaney, C., Keenan, D., (1977). How to help your child learn. Florida Publishing Company

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Scheduled Teaching

          MATH 1051 - Classical Algebra for Teachers, Spring 2017

          MATH 4400 - History of Mathematics and Number Theory, Spring 2017

          MATH 4400,5810 - History of Mathematics and Number Theory, Spring 2017

          MATH 4310 - Introduction to Algebraic Structures, Spring 2017

          MATH 4500 - Methods of Secondary School Mathematics Teaching, Spring 2017

          MATH 6810 - Topics in Mathematics (Topic), Spring 2017

          MATH 7810 - Topics in Mathematics (Topic), Spring 2017

          MATH 2020 - Euclidean Geometry & Statistics for Elementary Education School Teachers, Fall 2016

          MATH 5020 - Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement, Fall 2016

          MATH 2910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Summer 2016

          MATH 4310 - Introduction to Algebraic Structures, Summer 2016

          MATH 5810 - Topics in Mathematics, Summer 2016

          MATH 5820 - Topics in Mathematics, Summer 2016

          MATH 2020 - Euclidean Geometry & Statistics for Elementary Education School Teachers, Spring 2016

          MATH 4400 - History of Mathematics and Number Theory, Spring 2016

          MATH 6810 - Topics in Mathematics (Topic), Spring 2016

          MATH 6810 - Topics in Mathematics (Topic), Spring 2016

          MATH 2020 - Euclidean Geometry & Statistics for Elementary Education School Teachers, Fall 2015

          MATH 5020 - Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement, Fall 2015

          MATH 4400,5810 - History of Mathematics and Number Theory, Summer 2015

          MATH 4310 - Introduction to Algebraic Structures, Summer 2015

          MATH 4400 - History of Mathematics and Number Theory, Spring 2015

          MATH 4500 - Methods of Secondary School Mathematics Teaching, Spring 2015

          MATH 4300 - School Laboratory for Mathematics Teachers Level II, Spring 2015

          MATH 1210 - Calculus I, Fall 2014

          MATH 5020 - Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement, Fall 2014

          MATH 4400 - History of Mathematics and Number Theory, Summer 2014

          MATH 4400 - History of Mathematics and Number Theory, Spring 2014

          MATH 4500 - Methods of Secondary School Mathematics Teaching, Spring 2014

          MATH 3300 - School Laboratory for Mathematics Teachers Level I, Spring 2014

          MATH 4300 - School Laboratory for Mathematics Teachers Level II, Spring 2014

          MATH 4400 - History of Mathematics and Number Theory, Fall 2013

          MATH 5020 - Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement, Fall 2013

          MATH 4500 - Methods of Secondary School Mathematics Teaching, Fall 2013

          MATH 3300 - School Laboratory for Mathematics Teachers Level I, Fall 2013

          MATH 4300 - School Laboratory for Mathematics Teachers Level II, Fall 2013

          MATH 2910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Summer 2013

          MATH 4310,5810 - Introduction to Algebraic Structures, Summer 2013

          MATH 2910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Spring 2013

          MATH 5910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Spring 2013

          MATH 4400 - History of Mathematics and Number Theory, Spring 2013

          MATH 4310 - Introduction to Algebraic Structures, Spring 2013

          MATH 2910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Fall 2012

          MATH 4400 - History of Mathematics and Number Theory, Fall 2012

          MATH 5020 - Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement, Fall 2012

          MATH 5020 - Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement, Fall 2012

          MATH 4500 - Methods of Secondary School Mathematics Teaching, Fall 2012

          MATH 3300 - School Laboratory for Mathematics Teachers Level I, Fall 2012

          MATH 4300 - School Laboratory for Mathematics Teachers Level II, Fall 2012

          MATH 6810 - Topics in Mathematics (Topic), Fall 2012

          MATH 2910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Summer 2012

          MATH 4200 - Foundations of Analysis, Summer 2012

          MATH 2910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Spring 2012

          MATH 5910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Spring 2012

          MATH 4400 - History of Mathematics and Number Theory, Spring 2012

          MATH 4310 - Introduction to Algebraic Structures, Spring 2012

          MATH 6820 - Topics in Mathematics (Topic), Spring 2012

          MATH 1210 - Calculus I, Fall 2011

          MATH 4400 - History of Mathematics and Number Theory, Fall 2011

          MATH 5020 - Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement, Fall 2011

          MATH 5020 - Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement, Fall 2011

          MATH 2910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Summer 2011

          MATH 4310 - Introduction to Algebraic Structures, Summer 2011

          MATH 4400 - MATH HIST/NUMB THRY, Spring 2011

          MATH 4500 - METH SEC MATH TCHNG, Spring 2011

          MATH 6500 - METH SEC MATH TEACH, Spring 2011

          MATH 3300 - SCHOOL MATH LAB I, Spring 2011

          MATH 4300 - SCHOOL MATH LAB II, Spring 2011

          MATH 2910 - ST: Algebra & Trigonometry, Spring 2011

          MATH 2910 - ST: Algebra & Trigonometry, Spring 2011

          MATH 2910 - ST: Algebra & Trigonometry, Spring 2011

          MATH 6820 - ST: HISTORY OF MATH & NUMBER, Spring 2011

          MATH 5910 - ST: METHODS OF TEACHING, Spring 2011

          MATH 5910 - ST: METHODS OF TEACHING, Spring 2011

          MATH 5910 - ST: METHODS OF TEACHING, Spring 2011

          MATH 5910 - ST: METHODS OF TEACHING, Spring 2011

          MATH 5910 - ST: METHODS OF TEACHING, Spring 2011

          STAT 4500 - STAT TEACHING METH, Spring 2011

          MATH 1100 - Calculus Techniques, Fall 2010

          MATH 2910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Fall 2010

          MATH 2910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Fall 2010

          MATH 2910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Fall 2010

          MATH 5020 - Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement, Fall 2010

          MATH 5020 - Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement, Fall 2010

          MATH 5020 - Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement, Fall 2010

          MATH 5020 - Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement, Fall 2010

          MATH 5020 - Mathematical Cognition and Assessment of Mathematical Achievement, Fall 2010


          Extension

          Utah Mathematics Endorsement Project, 2013 - 2014