Otto Shaw

Assistant Professor of Education
PhD, Ohio University
MS, Ohio University
BA, Capital University

Dr. Otto Shaw is an Assistant Professor of Education at Heidelberg University. He has taught mathematics courses at Ohio University, Capital University, and Zane State College. Dr. Shaw enjoys teaching mathematics and mathematics pedagogy to future teachers. He is an active member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM), and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and has presented at various conferences in his career. His primary interests include inquiry-based teaching and learning in mathematics and the relationship between teacher professional development and the use of cognitively demanding instructional tasks.

Courses Taught

  • EDU 110: Introduction to Education
  • EDU 220: Principles of Teaching
  • MTH 117: Development of Number and Operation Sense
  • EIS 281: Assessment & Grading for Equity in Education

Research Interests:

Inquiry-based teaching and learning in mathematics, teacher professional development, the development of quantitative reasoning courses in high school and college, the use of cognitively demanding instructional tasks in mathematics

Otto Shaw
Otto Shaw
Heidelberg University
oshaw [at]