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Fredricka Reisman

Fredricka K. Reisman, Ph.D.

Professor
Director of Drexel/Torrance Center for Creativity and Innovation
One Drexel Plaza
freddie@drexel.edu
215-895-6771

Program Affiliation:

M.S., Creativity and Innovation


Education:

Ph.D., Syracuse University
Post-Doc, Mathematics Education, Syracuse University
M.S., Elementary Education, Syracuse University
B.A., Liberal Arts, Syracuse University (completed at Barnard)

Areas of Expertise:

  • Mathematics education with emphasis on K-8 learning
  • Assessment in K-8 Mathematics
  • Assessment and instruction in creativity and innovation
  • Program evaluation
  • Teacher education K–12
  • Curriculum design and development
  • Pedagogy design and development

Research Interests:

  • Learning K-8 mathematics
  • Becoming aware of creative strengths
  • Applying creativity and innovation to learning in educational and corporate settings
  • Applying creativity and innovation to engineering education

Professional Experience:

  • Drexel University, Goodwin College of Professional Studies (2009-present)
  • Professor, Multidisciplinary and Emerging Programs
  • Drexel/Torrance Center for Creativity & Innovation (2003-present)
  • Director
  • Drexel University, Goodwin College of Professional Studies (2009)
  • Interim Associate Dean for Research
  • Drexel University (2008)
  • Assistant Provost for Assessment & Evaluation
  • American Creativity Association (ACA) (2002-present)
  • President, Treasurer, Recipient ACA Champion of Creativity award
  • Drexel University, Goodwin College of Professional Studies, School of Education (1984-2003)
  • Director, Founder, Professor
  • Syracuse University Arithmetic Studies Center
  • First Clinical Teaching Fellow

Publications:

  • Reisman, F.K. Creative, Critical Thinking and Logic in Research. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. July - September 2011, Volume 1 | Issue 2, Page Nos. 96 – 175.
  • Apple iTunes/iPhone App: Reisman Diagnostic Creativity Assessment (RDCA). 2010.
  • Reisman, F.K. & Hartz, T.A. (2011). Generating a culture for creativity and innovation. Talent Management Handbook 2nd Edition. Edited by Lance A. Berger & Dorothy R. Berger. NY: McGraw Hill.
  • Genis, V. and Reisman, F. K. (2010). Preparing a successful NSF grant: A case study. Journal of Engineering Technology. ˆSpring. Vol. 27, No.1. pp. 8-16.
  • Reisman, F.K (December 2010). “Creative and Critical Thinking in Biomedical Research” in From Getting Started in Research to Presenting Data in a Scientific Paper (Eds. Y.K. Gupta, M.D., G. Jagadeesh, Ph.D., Sreekant Murthy, Ph.D., Amitabh Prakash, M.D.). Wolters Kluwer Health (India), a subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer Health | Adis, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Reisman, F.K. (2008). Working with children with math problems in Handbook for School Psychologists, 4th Edition (Eds. Cecil Reynolds & Terry Gutkin). New York: John Wiley.
  • Reisman, F.K. and Torrance, E.P. (2002). Learning mathematics creatively: Place value. Bensenville, IL: Scholastic Testing Service.
  • Torrance, E.P. and Reisman, F.K. (2000). Learning mathematics creatively: Word problems. Bensenville, IL: Scholastic Testing Service.
  • Torrance, E.P. and Reisman, F.K. (2000). Learning mathematics creatively: Primes, fractions, decimals. Bensenville, IL: Scholastic Testing Service.