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David Matthews

   MERLOT Contributor  MERLOT Author
Mathematics Instructor
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
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Primary Discipline: Mathematics and Statistics / Mathematics / Calculus
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Jan 30, 2012
Member Since: Aug 05, 2008

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Minnesota West Community and Technical Colleges (Education, Community/Technical College, MN, United States) - Primary Affiliation

Contact Information

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Address: US
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Skills and Interests

My primary publishing tool is GeoGebra, for creating math applets; I'm also an avid user of POVRay, a free 3-d raytracing program for making demonstration videos, as well as many other FREE software tools for creating mathematics learning objects.

Education History

BS Mathematics (05/1983)
University of Nebraska
MS Mathematics (08/1986)
University of Nebraska


Mathematics Instructor (08/2003 - Current) Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington, MN
Mathematics Instructor (08/2002 - 08/2003) Dine' College, Tsaile, AZ
Mathematics Instructor (08/2001 - 05/2002) Itasca Community College, Grand Rapids, MN
Mathematics Instructor (08/2000 - 05/2001) Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids, MN
Assistant Professor of Mathematics (02/1989 - 05/2000) Concordia University, St. Paul, MN
High School Teacher (Math, Language Arts) (01/1987 - 12/1988) Peace Corps-Liberia, Robertsport, Liberia


Member 08/2005 - Current
MERLOT (duh...)
Member 08/2008 - Current
Member, former Board Member 08/2003 - Current
Campus Liaison 08/2004 - Current


Presented at MERLOT2008. A hands-on workshop providing an introduction to GeoGebra (, an open-source java-based framewwork for creating interactive learning objects.