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Nancy P. Autin, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor 

Office: Picard Center, Room 258
Office Telephone Number: (337)-482-1331
Email Address: nautin@louisiana.edu
Courses I teach:

  • EDFL 465 Classroom Assessment

Dr. Nancy Pellerin Autin earned her Ph.D. from the University of New Orleans in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in teaching and learning mathematics.  Prior to teaching at the university, Dr. Autin served in various capacities in K-12 education: Principal, Academic Assistant Principal, Supervisor of Instruction, Mathematics Department Chair, and classroom teacher.  Dr. Autin has taught high school mathematics courses at all levels, from Algebra I to Advanced Placement Calculus.  As a school administrator, Dr. Autin initiated programs to help both teachers and students achieve maximal success.  She conducted numerous workshops for teachers including cooperative learning strategies, transitioning to high school mathematics, homework strategies, improving performance on standardized tests, and designing classroom assessments. 

Dr. Autin serves as faculty coordinator for Classroom Assessment, a required undergraduate course for teacher candidates.  She also serves on several committees:  University Faculty Senate Student Evaluation of Instruction, Masters in Educational Leadership and the College of Education Honors Program and Commencement Committees.  Dr. Autin is a Lead Evaluator for schools seeking accreditation through AdvancED.  She also volunteers as a math tutor for students enrolled in high school and college mathematics courses.

Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background:
Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
M.S.,  Curriculum and Instruction, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.
B.S., Loyola University, Mathematics, New Orleans, LA 

Dissertation: The Effects of Graphing Calculators on Secondary Students’ Understanding of the Inverse Trigonometric Functions