Pat McKeague

 Owner of XYZ Textbooks and

patPat McKeague has over 30 years experience as an instructor and textbook author at the community college level, and has written over 20 best-selling textbooks in developmental mathematics. He is a popular speaker at mathematics conferences around the country, with interesting topics such as Islam and Mathematics: A Story of Cooperation and Peace, and What’s up with MOOCs? He was on the writing team that produced the educational standards in mathematics for the American Mathematics Association for Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC). He is the recipient of the AMATYC Presidential Award for his service to the two-year college mathematics community. In 2010 started two new companies, XYZ Textbooks and, with the intention of lowering the cost of developmental mathematics textbooks. XYZ Textbooks publishes textbooks from basic mathematics through applied calculus, and has produced over 10,000 instructional videos. Most recently Pat has created and taught his own MOOCs for college algebra.