Contact Info

Primary Title: 
Senior Instructor
Email Contact: 
Voice Contact: 
(541) 737-4946
Fax Contact: 
(541) 737-0517
Kidd 108B, inside the MLC.
Office Hours: 

Tuesday:  9:15 - 10:30 AM

Friday:  12:00 - 1:00 PM

Anytime by Appointment!  

Scott L. Peterson is a Senior Instructor II in Mathematics at Oregon State University. His primary teaching responsibilities have been in the areas of Teacher Education, Calculus, and College Algebra. Scott has been involved in redesigning the College Algebra at OSU with a new emphasis on conceptual understanding through cooperative learning. His educational interests lie in using visualization and multiple representations to promote students’ conceptual understanding and to facilitate students’ transfer of mathematical knowledge to other scientific fields.


ABD in Mathematics, Oregon State University, 1997
MMt in Mathematics, Utah State University, 1985
BS in Mathematics, Sioux Falls College, 1982


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