Professor Curriculum & Instruction, University of Illinois, 1971 - present
Director Office for Research, Evaluation, and Dissemination, National Science Foundation, 1990 - 1992
Associate Professor Curriculum & Instruction, University of Illinois, 1968 - 1971
Assistant Professor Curriculum & Instruction, University of Illinois, 1965 - 1968
US Office of Education Post Doctoral Fellow, Stanford University, 1966 - 1967
University Fellow Curriculum & Instruction, University of Illinois, 1963 - 1965
Lecturer Education, University of Victoria, 1962 - 1963
Ph.D., Mathematics Education, University of Illinois, 1965
M.Ed., Mathematics and Educational Psychology, University of British Columbia, 1961
B.A., Mathematics and English, University of British Columbia, 1959
My past research projects have included international studies of school mathematics achievement, including the U. S. National Director of Second International Mathematics Study, 1980-87.
My current research is a Partnership Illinois grant to develop network-based curriculum modules in high school mathematics.
My future goals include developing a framework for quality indicators for the first two years of undergraduate mathematics.
Stout, W., Travers, K., & Marden, J. (1998) Statistics: Making sense of data: Mobius
Travers, K., Atkinson, D., & Funk, C. (1996) Probability and statistics (2nd Ed.).. Stipes: Champaign IL
Travers, K., & Robitaille, D. (1992) International studies in mathematics achievement: Handbook for research on the teaching and learning of mathematics.. MacMillan: New York
Travers, K., & al, e. (1987) The underachieving curriculum: Assessing U.S. mathematics from an international perspective.. Stipes: Champaign, IL
Principal Investigator Teachers of Mathematics, Science, and Technology in DuPage County, SBC Ameritech, 2001 - 2003