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Dr Barbara A Shipman

Associate Professor, Mathematics
Last Updated: September 22, 2021
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Education

Education

    • 1995 PhD in Mathematics
      University of Arizona
    • 1989 BS in Mathematics
      University of Arizona

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

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    • Apr 2018 to Mar 2022 A comprehensive System for Undergraduates to Reach Goals in Education (SURGE) sponsored by  -  $998652
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2013 to Aug 2018 Scholarships for Undergraduates to Reach Goals in Education ( SURGE ) sponsored by  -  $623608
      (Funded)
    • June 2008 to May 2013 Scholarships for Undergraduates to Reach Goals in Education (SURGE) sponsored by  -  $483000
      (Funded)
    • Jan 2009 to Jan 2012 CCLI: Empowering Student Learning in Mathematical Analysis sponsored by  -  $150000
      (Funded)

Publications


      2020
      • Book
        The Little Orange Book II: Student Voices on Excellent Teaching
        [University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers]. Austin, Texas: "Tower Books, UT Press".

      2020
      • Book Chapter
        So much to learn, no time to think! In:
        The Little Orange Book II: Student Voices on Excellent Teaching
        [Shipman, BarbaraA.]. Arlington: "Tower Books, UT Press".

      2020
      • Journal Article
        Weierstrass representations for triply orthogonal and conformal Euclidean and Lorentzian systems
        [Shipman, BarbaraA, Shipman, PatrickD]. Journal of Geometry. 111(1), Article 18.

      2019
      • Other
        Commentaries on Four Essays: (1) “Modeling Critical Thinking for Students;" (2) “Let Them in on the Secret;” (3) “What’s in a Name?” and (4) “I Hated General Chemistry (and I’m a Chemistry Professor!)”
        THE LITTLE ORANGE BOOK Short Lessons in Excellent Teaching
        [Shipman, BarbaraA.]. "Academy of Distinguished Teachers, University of Texas System ".
        https://books.apple.com/us/book/the-little-orange-book/id1455425472?ls=1

Presentations

    • February  2020
      Shipman, BarbaraA (Author & Presenter), Davis, Patrick (Author & Presenter), Fleuriet, Jill (Author & Presenter), Ross, Catherine (Author & Presenter), "Defining and Teaching for Student Success", Tyler, Texas. (February 6, 2020).
    • January  2020
      Shipman, BarbaraA (Author & Presenter), Davis, Patrick (Author & Presenter), McNaughton-Cassill, Mary (Author & Presenter), Ross, Catherine (Author & Presenter), "Shaping Quality Teaching that Addresses the Best Habits, Skills, and Knowledge", Austin, Texas. (January 10, 2020).
    • November  2019
      Shipman, BarbaraA, "DNA and Mobius bands", UT Arlington. (November 8, 2019).
    • October  2019
      Shipman, BarbaraA, "Learning to learn", UT Arlington. (October 11, 2019).
    • October  2019
      Shipman, BarbaraA, "An infinite hierarchy of infinities", UT Arlington. (October 2, 2019).
    • March  2019
      Shipman, BarbaraA, "What happens when a^2 + b^2 = c^2 changes to |a^2 - b^2|= c^2?", Texas State University. (March 15, 2019).

Students Supervised

    • Dec 2019
      Undergraduate Honors Activities
      Gurashish Bagga, (Mathematics)
    • Aug 2019
      Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Dwight Williams, (Mathematics)
    • May 2019
      Other
      12 Graduate Students in Mathematics,
      Instructor of Graduate Teaching Workshop
      Directed a weekly Graduate Teaching Workshop for the Department of Mathematics
    • May 2019
      Other
      13 Undergraduate SURGE Fellows,
      NSF SURGE Program (System for Undergraduates to Reach Goals in Education)
      NSF-funded program (A comprehensive System for Undergraduates to Reach Goals in Education (SURGE)). Worked with four other faculty in mentoring 13 undergraduate mathematics majors in the SURGE Program; planned activities and invited speakers for the group meetings
    • Apr 2019
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Rawan Joudeh, (Mathematics)
      Mathematics of Medical Imaging

Courses

      • MATH 3335-001 ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 108373)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 1421-250 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 4391-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Topology | Course Id: 108404)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 1421-100 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 1421-100 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 3335-001 ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 108373)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 3335-900 ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 108373)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • MATH 4335-001 ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 108399)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 4391-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Fractals & Lorentzian Geomerty | Course Id: 108404)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • MATH 4322-001 INTRO COMPLEX VARIABLES
        (Course Id: 108393)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 1421-250 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 1421-100 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 1421-101 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MATH 4335-001 ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 108399)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 1421-350 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 4322-001 INTRO COMPLEX VARIABLES
        (Course Id: 108393)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 5307-001 MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 108421 | Mav Course: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 1421-100 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • MATH 1421-101 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • MATH 4335-001 ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 108399)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 5334-001 DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY
        (Course Id: 108448)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 4322-001 INTRO COMPLEX VARIABLES
        (Course Id: 108393)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 1421-250 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 1421-251 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 1421-252 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 4335-001 ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 108399)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 1421-350 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 1421-351 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 1421-352 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 4393-002 HONORS THESIS/SENIOR PROJ
        (Course Id: 108406)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 5307-001 MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 108421)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 1421-350 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 1421-351 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 1421-352 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 4335-001 ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 108399)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 1421-350 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 1421-351 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 1421-110 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 1421-250 PREPARATION FOR CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 111500)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 4335-001 ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 108399)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 3330-002 INTRO MATRICES/ LINEAR ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108372)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 4322-001 INTRO COMPLEX VARIABLES
        (Course Id: 108393)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 3300-001 INTRODUCTION TO PROOFS
        (Course Id: 108356)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 3319-003 DIFF EQUATIONS/LINEAR ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108370)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 5334-001 DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY
        (Course Id: 108448)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 5395-002 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 4322-001 INTRO COMPLEX VARIABLES
        (Course Id: 108393)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 3300-001 INTRODUCTION TO PROOFS
        (Course Id: 108356)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 3300-001 INTRODUCTION TO PROOFS
        (Course Id: 108356)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 5308-001 MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 108422)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 3300-001 INTRODUCTION TO PROOFS
        (Course Id: 108356)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 5307-001 MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 108421)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 4393-001 HONORS THESIS/SENIOR PROJ
        (Course Id: 108406)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 3330-001 INTRO MATRICES/ LINEAR ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108372)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 3300-001 INTRODUCTION TO PROOFS
        (Course Id: 108356)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 5395-004 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 5304-001 GENERAL TOPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 108418)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 3330-004 INTRO MATRICES/ LINEAR ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108372)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 4303-001 INTRODUCTION TO TOPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 108386)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 5395-001 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 3335-001 ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 108373)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 3300-001 INTRODUCTION TO PROOFS
        (Course Id: 108356)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 5395-004 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • FS-MATH 1300-001 FIRST YEAR SEMINAR IN MATH
        (Topic: Classical Math in Modern Day | Course Id: 111725)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 5392-002 SELECTED TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Differential Topology | Course Id: 108487)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 5334-001 DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY
        (Course Id: 108448)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 3300-001 INTRODUCTION TO PROOFS
        (Course Id: 108356)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 4391-002 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Course Id: 108404)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 3300-001 INTRO TO PROOFS
        (Course Id: 108356)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MATH 1313-001 LIB ARTS HONORS MATH
        (Course Id: 108326)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MATH 3330-002 MATRICES & LINEAR ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108372)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MATH 5392-010 SELECTED TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Geom & Alg Methods in Dyn Sys | Course Id: 108487)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MATH 5348-001 ADV ALGEBRA IN SECONDARY MATH
        (Course Id: 108462)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • MATH 3335-001 ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 108373)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • May 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      Advisory Committee
    • Dec 2018 to  Present Advisory Board Member
      Center for Research on Learning and Teaching Excellence (CRTLE)
      Provide recommendations to the Director on projects and initiatives for CRTLE according to current trends and faculty needs in the COS
    • Sept 2018 to  Present University Senate Service
      Faculty Senate
    • Aug 2016 to  Present Committee Chair
      Mathematical Analysis Preliminary Exam A Committee
    • Apr 2016 to  Present Special Institutional Assignment
      UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers
    • May 2019 to  Aug 2020 Committee Member
      Hiring Committee
    • Sept 2018 to  Dec 2019 Committee Member
      Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness Implementation Task Force
      Worked on creating effective ways to evaluate (and improve) teaching, in all its forms, on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington.
    • Sept 2018 to  May 2019 Committee Chair
      Awards Committee

Service to the Profession

    • Sept 2015 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies (PRIMUS)
    • Nov 2018 to  Apr 2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article (Refereed manuscript: "The pancake story and the epsilon-delta definition" First and second submissions.,
      PRIMUS
    • Past to  Jan 2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article (Refereed manuscript: "What Definitions are Your Students Learning?" ,
      PRIMUS

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Sept 2019 to  Aug 2020
      Recommender (Wrote recommendation letters for eight UT Arlington students applying to graduate schools and jobs,
      UT Arlington Students
    • Sept 2018 to  Aug 2019
      Recommender (Wrote recommendation letters for eleven UT Arlington students applying to graduate schools and jobs,
      UT Arlington Students