Dr. Carol Warner
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Dr. Carol Warner is the Mathematics Coordinator for Extended Learning and Associate Professor of Mathematics in the College of Art and Sciences. She also serves as the Alpha Chi Moderator for Barry University, and is on the Faculty Awards Committee, the Communique Committee and the Honors Committee.
A Phi Beta Kappa and recipient of the Fulbright Senior Scholar award, Warner earned her doctorate in 2005. Her area of expertise is math anxiety, math education, and factors influencing the success of mathematics students.
Dr. Warner joined Barry in 2009, after 17 years with the University of Arkansas system. She has chaired many faculty committees, sponsored numerous student organizations, and won several outstanding teaching awards. Warner has been involved in community service on every level. She was a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, the United Way, Meals on Wheels, Girl Scouts, the Adolescent Pregnancy Clinic, Project Compassion, the American Cancer Society, the Chamber of Commerce and the Red Cross. She was a founding board member of the Single Parent Scholarship program, designed websites for local non-profits, helped coordinate community art festivals, provided guided tours of historical homes, and was often an invited motivational speaker for the Women's Crisis Center. Warner is currently a sustaining member of the Junior League of the Palm Beaches, and volunteers at the Kravis Center in Palm Beach, the Morikami Museum, and at the Harmony House for Battered Women. She often served as a Judge for the South Florida Regional STEM Fair.
Thousands of online students learned math skills from the tuition-free online MOOC she created, and Dr. Warner has published and presented on many, diverse topics:
- "The odds of winning the Powerball Lottery have decreased, but have the number and percentage of participants decreased as well?"
- "What do Adult Students Value Most in a Math for Liberal Arts Course - the Applicable or the Theoretical?"
- "Flex Math: Lessons Learned from Teaching a Flexible Math for Liberal Arts Course"
- "Multipurpose Math MOOCing"
- "Using the Principles of Stand-up Comedy to Engage Your Students"
- "Retaining Highly Anxious Learners Opting-out of Remediation"
- "Strategies for Retaining Highly Anxious Adult Math Students"
- "Widespread Panic: Why math anxiety continues to multiply"
- "Divide and Conquer: A radical approach for raising math scores while lowering anxiety"
- "Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally: What makes a 40-year old afraid of grade school level math?"
- "Using Statistics to Affect Real Changes on Campus"
- "Using the CAMEO Model to Understand Student Performance in the Classroom"
- "Teaching Students to Program the TI-84" presenter and facilitator at Teachers Teaching with Technology Conference
- "Don't Guess, Ask: A Department-wide Student Survey, Applicable to Any Discipline"
- "Worst Fears in Teaching"
- Authored TI-83 Calculator Programming Book for the Department of Mathematics, UAFS
- Participant/Facilitator, NISOD, Austin, Texas, 2001-2008
- Attended MAA Arkansas/Oklahoma Regional Conferences, 1992-2009
- Attended MAA Florida Regional Conferences, 2010 - 2019
- Hawaii Great Teacher's Seminar Participant
- California Great Teacher's Seminar Participant
Since 2009, Dr. Warner has contributed in many ways to Barry University, as:
- Alpha Chi Honor Society Campus Moderator 2011-Academic Coordination Committee 2009-2020
- PACE Academic Council 2009-2020
- 2011-2016 Barry University Strategic Planning Committee
- Performed a Variety of Roles for the SACS Reaffirmation of Accreditation Process
- PACE Portfolio Committee Reader 2009-2020
- Experiential Learning Affiliate 2009-2020
- Communique Elected Committee Member 2011-2020
- Dean's Award Committee & St. Catherine's Medal Committee 2011-2020
- Honors Committee Member 2011-2020
- Honors Convocation Committee Planner and Presenter 2011-2020
- Adjunct Faculty Development Committee
- Academic Development Committee
- ACE Framework Committee
- Academic Affairs Committee
- Undergraduate Council Committee Representative 2011-12 & 2012-13
- Programmatic Reviewer for the Undergraduate Council
- Barry STEM Judge, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014
- Judge for the South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair, 2014, 2015, 2016
- Search Committee for Director of Instruction and Faculty
- Search Committee for Dean of PACE
- Search Committee for the Assistant Dean, Programmatic Assessment
- CAEL Institutional Self-Development Committee, 2011
- Presenter at Palm Beach Gardens Graduation 2009-2015, Emcee 2013