Shane Goodwin


Phone Number   208-496-7534
Email Address
Address   206C CHP


  • B.A. in Mathematics Education from BYU
  • M.S. in Computer Science Education from U. of Oregon
  • Ph.D. in Adult Education from U. of Idaho

Work Experience

  • 7 years of public school teaching in mathematics, computer science, and Spanish
  • 24 years of higher education teaching at Ricks College and BYU-Idaho


  • Quantitative literacy connections to gospel and Church
  • Improving the teaching of financial mathematics for young Latter-day Saints coming into higher education
  • Researching the intensity/saturation rate of the titles of Deity in the four standard works

Current Projects

  • Improving intermediate algebra coursework for BYU-Idaho students


Originally from Wyoming, Brother Goodwin came to Ricks College in 1994 and has enjoyed being involved in quantitative literacy, statistics, calculus, discrete mathematics, and other basic undergraduate mathematics coursework. His wife and three married children are his main joys in life along with backpacking, fly-fishing, gardening, reading non-fiction, and trying to improve his chess playing.