Faculty Profile

Karisma Morton

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Teacher Education and Administration
College
College of Education

    

Education

PhD, The University of Texas at Austin, 2017.
Major: STEM Education
MAT, The University of the Virgin Islands, 2008.
Major: Mathematics
BA, The University of the Virgin Islands, 1999.
Major: Mathematics

Current Scheduled Teaching*

EDUC 6050.001, Culture, Identity, and Education, Spring 2021 Syllabus
EDEE 4350.502, Mathematics in Grades EC 8, Spring 2021 Syllabus
EDCI 6910.700, Special Problems, Spring 2021

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

EDEE 4350.003, Mathematics in Grades EC 8, Fall 2020 Syllabus
EDCI 5710.030, Research in Classroom Settings, Fall 2020 Syllabus
EDSE 5340.030, Innovations in Mathematics Teaching and Learning, Summer 5W2 2020 Syllabus
EDSE 5320.030, Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Teachers of Geometry, Summer 5W2 2020 Syllabus
EDEE 4350.013, Mathematics in Grades EC 8, Spring 2020 Syllabus
EDEE 4350.014, Mathematics in Grades EC 8, Spring 2020 Syllabus
EDEE 4350.004, Mathematics in Grades EC 8, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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