Rezac, Lisa
Dr. Rezac does research in Feynman Integration, using Analysis and specific kinds of Measure Theory. She is also interested in Math Education and advises all Math Majors in the Math Education Track. Dr. Rezac is director of the University of St. Thomas SMEE program(Science and Mathematics in Elementary Education). Dr. Rezac is active in the MAA: Mathematical Association of America, and the MCTM: Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Education:
2000 University of Nebraska, Ph.D., Mathematics
Advisor: Gerald W. Johnson
Dissertation: The Effect of Time Changes on Feynman’s Operational Calculus as Made Rigorous by Wiener and Feynman Integrals
1994 University of Nebraska, MS Mathematics
1992 Concordia College, Moorhead MN, BA Mathematics and Economics
Research Interests: Analysis, Measure Theory, Feynman Integration, Math Education
Spring 2016 Courses
Course  Section  Title  Days  Time  Location  

MATH 109  07  Calculus with Review II  M  W  F    1335  1440  OSS 227  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 22954
4 Credit Hours
Instructor: Lisa M. Rezac
The second course of a twocourse sequence designed to integrate introductory calculus material with the algebraic and trigonometric topics necessary to support that study. Review topics include: exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions and their inverses and associated graphs. Calculus topics include: derivatives of the transcendental functions, applications of those derivatives and an introduction to integration. Prerequisite: a grade of C or better in MATH 108 NOTE: Students who receive credit for MATH 109 may not receive credit for MATH 105, 111, or 113.
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MATH 259  01  Elements of Geometry & Stat  M  W  F    1215  1320  OSS 122  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 21605
4 Credit Hours
Instructor: Lisa M. Rezac
Intended for elementary education majors who plan a licensure endorsement in mathematics for grades 58. Includes intermediate concepts in geometry and statistics essential for a middle school teacher of mathematics. Topics will include: axiometric systems of geometry with emphasis on Books I and VI of Euclid's Elements; an introduction to nonEuclidean geometry; geometric and inductive reasoning, with applications; introduction to geometric probability and the geometric display of data; organization and analysis of data sets; statistical support of decisions, including applications in education; prediction; the role of randomness in both formal and empirical probability. Prerequisites: MATH 100 and 121
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STEM 181  01  Noncredit Science Seminar     R     1715  1815  OSS 227  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 22901
0 Credit Hours
Instructor: Lisa M. Rezac
The seminar consists of five onehour meetings per semester and is offered for STEM for Elementary Education students enrolled in the laboratory science courses. Two semesters of the seminar are required.
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STEM 182  01  Noncredit Science Seminar     R     1715  1815  OSS 227  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 22903
0 Credit Hours
Instructor: Lisa M. Rezac
Same as STEM 181. This number is used for the second semester of the seminar.
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Summer 2016 Courses
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Fall 2016 Courses
Course  Section  Title  Days  Time  Location  

MATH 108  03  Calculus with Review I  M  W  F    1215  1320  OSS LL18  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 42308
4 Credit Hours
Instructor: Lisa M. Rezac
The first course of a twocourse sequence designed to integrate introductory calculus material with the algebraic and trigonometric topics necessary to support that study. Review topics include: number systems, basic algebra, functions, the Cartesian coordinate system and graphing. Calculus topics include limits, continuity, derivatives for algebraic functions, applications of derivatives and more graphing. This course is intended only for students planning to take MATH 109 and does not satisfy the mathematics requirement in the core curriculum. Offered Fall, Spring and Summer.
Prerequisite: Placement at MATH 108 or above, or successful completion of MATH 006.
NOTE: Students who receive credit for MATH 108 may not receive credit for MATH 105, 111, or 113.
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MATH 450  01  Adv Math:Explor & Exposition  M  W  F    1335  1440  OSS 122  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 42589
4 Credit Hours
Instructor: Lisa M. Rezac
A capstone mathematics course for students seeking to teach secondary mathematics. Students make substantial oral and written presentations. Topics are included from discrete and continuous mathematics. Students use publications, e.g. The American Mathematical Monthly, Mathematics Magazine, Mathematical intelligencer and Scientific American, as well as standard texts, as sources for their work. Offered in Fall of evennumbered years.
Prerequisite: one of MATH 301 or 317 with concurrent registration in the other; or permission of instructor
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STEM 181  01  Noncredit Science Seminar     R     1715  1815  OSS 226  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 42249
0 Credit Hours
Instructor: Lisa M. Rezac
The seminar consists of five onehour meetings per semester and is offered for STEM for Elementary Education students enrolled in the laboratory science courses. Two semesters of the seminar are required.
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STEM 182  01  Noncredit Science Seminar     R     1715  1815  OSS 226  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 42250
0 Credit Hours
Instructor: Lisa M. Rezac
Same as STEM 181. This number is used for the second semester of the seminar.
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