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Dr James A. M. Alvarez

Name

[Dr James Anthony Mendoza Alvarez]
  • Professor, Mathematics

Education

    • 1996 PhD in Mathematics
      The University of Texas at Austin, 1996
    • 1987 BS in Mathematics/Physics
      Texas A&M Univ Commerce, 1987
      (Supparea: with Academic Distinction (top 5% of class))

Appointments

    • Sept 2017 to Present Professor
      Mathematics ,The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2005 to Aug 2017 Associate Professor
      Mathematics ,The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington,
    • Sept 2001 to Aug 2005 Assistant Professor
      Mathematics ,The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington,
    • Sept 1998 to Aug 2001 Assistant Professor
      Mathematics and Statistics ,Texas Tech University (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Aug 1996 to Aug 1998 Postdoctoral Fellow
      The Charles A. Dana Center ,The University of Texas at Austin (ARLINGTON, TX, United States)
      Advisor: Uri Treisman

Memberships

    • 2018 to Present International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
    • 2008 to Present Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
    • 1999 to Present SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education
    • 1998 to Present National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
    • 1993 to Present Mathematical Association of America
      Member-at-Large for Minority Interests
    • 1993 to Present Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science

Awards and Honors

    • Jul  2017 Mathematical Association of America Certificate of Meritorious Service sponsored by Mathematical Association of America
    • Jun  2017 E. Glenadine Gibb Achievement Award sponsored by Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics
    • Mar  2017 Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America Distinguished Service Award sponsored by Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America
    • Sep  2016 The University of Texas at Arlington Outstanding Honors College Faculty Award sponsored by UT-Arlington Honors College
    • Dec  2015 Best Paper Award (3rd Place) sponsored by 2015 American Society for Engineering Education Gulf-Southwest Annual Conference
    • Dec  2013 The University of Texas at Arlington College of Science Piper Professor Nominee sponsored by UT-Arlington College of Science
    • Apr  2012 Mathematical Association of America Texas Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics sponsored by Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America
    • Apr  2012 The University of Texas at Arlington Academy of Distinguished Teachers sponsored by UT-Arlington
    • Dec  2010 The University of Texas at Arlington Provost’s Research Excellence Award sponsored by UT-Arlington
    • Aug  2010 The University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award sponsored by The University of Texas System Board of Regents
    • Dec  2009 The University of Texas at Arlington Provost’s Research Excellence Award sponsored by UT-Arlington
    • Dec  2009 The University of Texas at Arlington’s Innovation in Teaching Award sponsored by UT-Arlington
    • Dec  2008 The University of Texas at Arlington Provost’s Research Excellence Award sponsored by UT-Arlington
    • Dec  2007 The University of Texas at Arlington Provost’s Research Excellence Award sponsored by UT-Arlington
    • Dec  2006 The University of Texas at Arlington Provost’s Research Excellence Award sponsored by UT-Arlington
    • Dec  2006 University of Texas at Arlington Provost’s Research Excellence Travel Award sponsored by UT-Arlington
    • Dec  2005 The University of Texas at Arlington Provost’s Research Excellence Award sponsored by UT-Arlington
    • Dec  1999 Texas Project NExT Fellow, Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America sponsored by Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America
    • Dec  1998 Project NExT (National) Fellow, Mathematical Association of America sponsored by Mathematical Association of America
    • Dec  1994 Dodd Teaching Excellence Award sponsored by Department of Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin
    • Dec  1993 Department of Mathematics Teaching Excellence Award sponsored by Department of Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin
    • Dec  1992 Continuing Graduate Opportunity Fellowship sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin
    • Dec  1992 David Brunton, Jr., Graduate Fellowship in Mathematics sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin
    • Dec  1991 Dodd Teaching Excellence Award sponsored by Department of Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin
    • Dec  1987 Graduate Opportunity Fellowship sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin

Publications

      Book Chapter 2018
      • Making Mathematical Connections Between Abstract Algebra and Secondary Mathematics Explicit: Implications for Curriculum and Faculty Professional Development
        [Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Wasserman, N.H., White, Diana]. 175-185 [.] "Springer International Publishing". DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99214-3_9

      Book 2018
      Conference Proceeding 2018
      • Connecting advanced undergraduate mathematics to school mathematics
        [Arnold, ElizabethG., Álvarez, JamesA. M., Weinberg, A., Rasmussen, C., Rabin, J., Wawro, M., Brown, S.]. 1704-1705 [.] San Diego, CA: "RUME".
      2018
      • Features of tasks and instructor actions that promote preservice secondary mathematics teachers’ understanding of functions
        [Beach, Janessa, Álvarez, JamesA. M. , Jorgensen, TheresaA, Rhoads, Kathryn, Weinberg, A., Rasmussen, C., Rabin, J., Wawro, M., Brown, S.]. 1605-1606 [.] San Diego, CA: "RUME".
      2018
      • Identifying subtleties in preservice secondary mathematics teachers’ distinctions between functions and equations
        [Álvarez, JamesA. M., Jorgensen, TheresaA, Rhoads, Kathryn, Weinberg, A. , Rasmussen, C., Rabin, J., Wawro, M., Brown, S. ]. 1562-1567 [.] San Diego, CA: "RUME".
      2018
      • Resolving cognitive conflicts about functions: Preservice secondary mathematics teachers’ interactions with tasks
        [Rhoads, Kathryn, Jorgensen, TheresaA, Álvarez, JamesA. M., Bergqvist, E., Österholm, M., Granberg, C., Sumpter, L.]. 5, 147 [.] Umeå, Sweden: "PME".

      Other 2018
      Conference Proceeding 2017
      • Designing and Developing Likert Items That Capture Mathematical Problem Solving
        [Epperson, JamesA. M., Rhoads, Kathryn, Campbell, R.C., Weinberg, A. , Rasmussen, C., Rabin, J., Wawro, M., Brown, S.]. 1575-1576 [.] San Diego, CA: "RUME".
      2017
      • Undergraduates Representing and Connecting in Mathematical Problem solving.
        [Rhoads, Kathryn, Epperson, JamesA. M., Campbell, R. C., Olson, T.A., Venenciano, L.]. 129-136 [.] Fort Worth, Texas: "RCML".

      Journal Article 2017
      • Data Modeling Using Finite Differences
        [Rhoads, Kathryn, Álvarez, JamesA. M. ]. 110(9), 709-713 [.]

      Conference Proceeding 2016
      • Effects of dynamic visualization software use on struggling students' understanding of calculus: The case of David
        [Sutton, J.M.S, Epperson, JamesA. M., Fukawa-Connelly, T., Infante, N., Wawro, M., Brown, S.]. 1317-1324 [.] Pittsburg, PA: "RUME".
      2016
      • Separating issues in the learning of algebra from mathematical problem solving
        [Campbell, R.C., Rhoads, Kathryn, Epperson, JamesA. M., Fukawa-Connelly, T., Infante, N., Wawro, M., Brown, S.]. 605-608 [.] Pittsburg, PA: "RUME".
      2016
      • Toward Developing an Instrument to Assess Mathematical Problem Solving
        [Epperson, JamesA. M., Rhoads, Kathryn, Campbell, R.C.]. Hamburg, Germany.

      Book Chapter 2015
      • Recruitment and Retention
        [Siegel, M., Bozeman, S. , Epperson, James, Hsu, P., Mayfield, E., Peeples, J., Somers, K., Stone, D.R., Vélez, W.Y.]. Washington, D.C.: "The Mathematical Association of America".
      2015
      • Technology and the Mathematics Curriculum
        [Pollatsek, H., Winkel, B., Abell, M., Epperson, James, Shepherd, M., Yoshiwara, B., Wangberg, A.]. 81-93 [.] Washington, D.C.: "The Mathematical Association of America".

      Journal Article 2015
      • Choosing high-yield tasks for the mathematical development of practicing secondary teachers
        [Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Rhoads, Kathryn]. 6(1), 37-44 [.]

      Conference Proceeding 2015
      • Intervention in Calculus: Back-mapping performance differences to tasks in the Emerging Scholars Program
        [Epperson, JamesA. M., Peterson, Lynn, Houser, F.]. San Antonio, TX: "UTSA".

      Conference Proceeding 2014
      • Using Modified Emerging Scholars Program Concepts In Professional Development for Tutors
        [Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Peterson, Lynn]. T4C1-T4C3 [.] College Station, TX: "FYEE".
      2014
      • Linking Mathematics Research to Secondary School Classrooms: The GK-12 MAVS Program
        [Cordero, Minerva, Epperson, JamesA. M., Jorgensen, TheresaA, Gómez Chova, L., López Martínez, A., Candel Torres, I.]. 4715-4723 [.] Barcelona, Spain: "IATED Academy".
      2014
      • Studying the Role of Dynamic Visualizations in Learning Transformations of Functions
        [Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Byrns, Andrew, Gómez Chova, L., López Martínez, A., Candel Torres, I.]. 390-399 [.] Barcelona, Spain: "IATED Academy".

      Journal Article 2014
      • The development and nature of problem solving among first-semester calculus students.
        [Dawkins, PaulC., Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza]. 45(6), 839-862 [.]

      Conference Proceeding 2013
      • Toward Developing an Instrument Assessing the Effects of Student Generated Worked Examples in Calculus
        [Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Sutton, JulieM. S., Martinez, M.V., Superfine, A.C.]. 765-768 [.] Chicago, IL: "University of Illinois at Chicago".
      2013
      • Experience with a Modified Emerging Scholars Program in High-Loss Mathematics and Chemistry Courses
        [Peterson, Lynn, Epperson, JamesA. M., Lopez, Ramon, Schug, Kevin, Tierman, C.]. F1A1-F1A3 [.] Pittsburg, PA: "FYEE".

      Abstract 2013
      • AURAS: Increasing Retention in High-Loss Mathematics and Chemistry Courses.
        [Peterson, Lynn, Epperson, James, Lopez, Ramon, Schug, K., Tiernan, C.]. 102-106 [.] Arlington, TX: "ASEE".

      Journal Article 2011
      • A Cross -Institutional Collaborative Model
        [Quebec Fuentes, S., Parker, YolandaAnn, Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Kribs Zaleta, Christopher, Jorgensen, TheresaA, Mallam, W., Gawlik, C., Eddy, C.]. 15(4), 160-165 [.]

      Conference Proceeding 2010
      • Developing Models for Localized Cross-Institutional Mathematics Education Research Groups
        [Cory, B., Dawkins, P., Eddy, C., Epperson, JamesA. M., Quebec Fuentes, S., Gawlik, C., Jones, D., Jorgensen, TheresaA, Mallam, W., Ward, E., Wheeler, A., Brosnan, P., Erchick, D.B., Flevares, L. ]. 1598-1605 [.] Columbus, OH: "The Ohio State University".

      Book 2010
      • North Carolina Math (Grades 1-6 Student and Teachers' Editions)
        [Maletsky, E.M., Mcleod, J., Andrews, A.G., Bennett, J.M., Cordero-Epperson, Minerva, Dixon, J.K., Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Luckie, L, Larson, M, Molina, D.D., Norwood, K.S., Newman, V., Scheer, J.K., Roby, T., Wright, D.]. Orlando, FL: "Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company".
      2010
      • South Carolina Math (Grades 1-6 Student and Teachers' Editions)
        [Maletsky, E.M., Mcleod, J., Andrews, A.G., Bennett, J.M., Cordero-Epperson, Minerva, Dixon, J.K., Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Luckie, L, Larson, M, Molina, D.D., Norwood, K.S., Newman, V., Scheer, J.K., Roby, T., Wright, D.G.]. Orlando, FL: "Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company".

      Book 2009
      • H.S.P. Math: National Edition (1-6 Student and Teachers' Editions)
        [Maletsky, E.M., Mcleod, J., Norwood, K.S., Roby, T., Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Dixon, J.K., Scheer, J.K., Wright, D.G. , Molina, D.D., Bennett, J.M., Luckie, L, Andrews, A.G., Newman, V., Montalto, B., Cordero-Epperson, Minerva]. Orlando, FL: "Harcourt School Publishers".
      2009
      • HSP Math: Texas Edition (Grades K - 5 Student and Teachers’ Editions)
        [Malesky, E.M., Mcleod, J., Andrews, A.G., Cordero-Epperson, Minerva, Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Montalto, B., Norwood, K.S., Scheer, J.K. , Bennett, J.M., Dixon, J.K. , Luckie, L., Molina, D.D., Newman, V., Roby, T., Wright, D.G.]. Orlando, FL: "Harcourt School Publishers".

      Book 2008
      • Texas HSP Matemáticas (Spanish, Grades K-5 Student and Teachers’ Editions)
        [Malesky, E.M, Mcleod, J., Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Montalto, B., Norwood, K., Scheer, J.K., Bennett, J.M., Dixon, J.K., Luckie, L., Molina, D.D., Cordero-Epperson, Minerva]. Orlando, FL: "Harcourt School Publishers".

      Conference Proceeding 2007
      • Effects of Focused Mathematical Problem Solving Experiences on First-semester Calculus Students’ Mathematical Problem Solving Performance
        [Dawkins, P.C., Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Lamberg, T., Weist, L.R.]. 449-456 [.] Stateline (Lake Tahoe), NV: "University Of Nevada, Reno".

      Conference Proceeding 2006
      • Alternative Teaching Strategies' Effect on Inservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers' Attitudes and Beliefs About Mathematics Pedagogy
        [Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Peters, Jenny, Alatorre, S., Cortina, J.L., Sáiz, M., Méndez, A.]. 2, 839 [.] Mérida, México: "Universidad Pedagógica Nacional".

      Abstract 2006
      • Towards Improving Secondary Teachers' Understanding of Mathematical Problem Solving via Rich Task Design
        [Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza]. 581 [.]

      Journal Article 2005
      • Rational Functions and Crossing Asymptotes
        [Epperson, JamesA. M.]. LII(1), 26-32 [.]

      Book 2004
      • Ensuring Teacher Quality: Algebra II
        [Epperson, James, Jones, L., Jorgensen, TheresaA, Meeks, V., Olson, S., Shahan, J.]. Austin, TX: "The Charles A. Dana Center, The University of Texas at Austin".
      2004
      • Supporting and Strengthening Standards-based Mathematics Teacher Preparation: Guidelines for Mathematics and Mathematics Education Faculty
        [Beverly, L., Bryan, T., Childs, K., Epperson, James, Kribs Zaleta, Christopher, Pace, D., Starr, C., Epperson, James, Pace, D., Childs, K.]. Austin, TX: "The Charles A. Dana Center, The University of Texas at Austin".

      Conference Proceeding 2004
      • Strengthening Inservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers’ Understanding and Strategies in Mathematical Problem Solving
        [Epperson, JamesA. M.]. 1003-1009 [.] Toronto, Canada: "OISE/UT".

      Other 2004
      • Math Can Take You Places
        [Epperson, James]. "Educational Resources Center at KERA--Public Broadcasting for North Texas".

      Conference Proceeding 2002
      • Mathematics-Specific Technologies: Effects on Preservice Teachers’ Problem Solving Strategies and Attitudes Toward Technology Use in the Classroom
        [Epperson, JamesA. M.]. 114 [.] Hersonissos, Crete, Greece: "John Wiley & Sons Inc.".

      Abstract 2000
      • Influencing Preservice Middle School Teachers’ Beliefs on Mathematics-specific Technology Use in Mathematics Instruction: The Effects of a Technology-based Capstone Mathematics Course
        [Eagle, D., Epperson, James, Harris, G.]. 21(1),
      2000
      • Preservice Middle School Mathematics Teachers’ Visual Interpretation of Functions: The Effects of a Technology-based Capstone Mathematics Course
        [Jumper, B., Epperson, James, Harris, G.]. 21(1),

      Book Chapter 1999
      • Supporting Students as Emerging Scholars
        [Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Sheffield, L.J.]. 269-272 [.] Reston, VA: "National Council of Teachers of Mathematics".

      Journal Article 1999
      • Supporting Minority Mathematics Achievement: The Emerging Scholars Program at the University of Texas at Austin
        [Moreno, S., Muller, C., Asera, R., Wyatt, L., Epperson, JamesA. M.]. 5(1), 53-66 [.]

      Book 1998
      • Advanced Placement Program® Mathematics Vertical Teams Toolkit
        [Epperson, James, Holtzman, D., May, S., Sandow, D., Stanley, D.]. New York, NY: "The College Board and The Charles A. Dana Center, The University of Texas at Austin".

      Abstract 1993
      • The 'New Majority' student: Do we have the right perspective?
        [Epperson, James]. 14(1),

Presentations

    • August  2018
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author & Presenter), "Five Essential Elements for Cooperative Learning described in the MAA Instructional Practices Guide", Mathematical Association of America, Denver, CO. (August 2, 2018).
    • July  2018
      Cavallo, AnnM (Author & Presenter), Hale, GregoryR (Author & Presenter), Lopez, RamonE (Author), Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author & Presenter), "Preparing Teachers for High Need Schools: Research and Evaluation of the Noyce Scholarship Program at UTA ", AAAS and NSF, Washington, DC. (July 17, 2018).
    • July  2018
      Rhoads, Kathryn (Author), Jorgensen, TheresaA (Author), Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author & Presenter), "Resolving cognitive conflicts about functions: Preservice secondary mathematics teachers’ interactions with tasks", International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Umeå, Sweden. (July 7, 2018).
    • April  2018
      Beach, Janessa (Author & Presenter), Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author), Jorgensen, TheresaA (Author), Rhoads, Kathryn (Author), "Designing Tasks & Research-based Instructor Notes to Promote Preservice Secondary Math Teachers’ Understanding of Functions", Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America, Dallas, TX. (April 4, 2018).
    • February  2018
      Arnold, ElizabethG (Author & Presenter), Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author), "Connecting advanced undergraduate mathematics to school mathematics ", Special Interest Group of the Mathematical Association of America (SIGMAA) on Research in Undergraduate Education (RUME), San Diego, CA. (February 24, 2018).
    • February  2018
      Beach, Janessa (Author & Presenter), Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author), Jorgensen, TheresaA (Author), Rhoads, Kathryn (Author), "Features of tasks and instructor actions that promote preservice secondary mathematics teachers’ understanding of functions ", Special Interest Group of the Mathematical Association of America (SIGMAA) on Research in Undergraduate Education (RUME), San Diego, CA. (February 23, 2018).
    • January  2018
      Jorgensen, TheresaA (Author & Presenter), Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author & Presenter), Rhoads, Kathryn (Author), "Enhancing Explorations in Functions for Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers ", American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America, San Diego, CA. (January 11, 2018).
    • January  2018
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author & Presenter), "MAA IP Guide: Entry Points for Fostering Student Engagement in the Classroom", American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America, San Diego, CA. (January 11, 2018).
    • January  2018
      Jorgensen, TheresaA (Author & Presenter), Rhoads, Kathryn (Author), Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author), "Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers' Conceptions of Functions and Equations", American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America, San Diego, CA. (January 11, 2018).
    • January  2018
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author), Burroughs, Elizabeth (Author), Ensley, Doug (Author & Presenter), Neudauer, Nancy (Author), Tanton, James (Author), "The Mathematical Education of Teachers as an Application of Undergraduate Mathematics", American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America, San Diego, CA. (January 11, 2018).
    • January  2018
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author & Presenter), Arnold, ElizabethG (Author & Presenter), Burroughs, Elizabeth (Author & Presenter), Fulton, Elizabeth (Author & Presenter), "The Mathematical Education of Teachers as an Application of Undergraduate Mathematics", American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America, San Diego, CA. (January 11, 2018).
    • January  2018
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Panelist), "What are the roles and responsibilities do mathematicians and mathematics educators have in creating a just and accessible system? ", American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America, San Diego, CA. (January 10, 2018).
    • July  2017
      Cavallo, AnnM (Author & Presenter), Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author & Presenter), Hale, GregoryR (Author & Presenter), Lopez, RamonE (Author & Presenter), Solis, Jacqueline (Author & Presenter), "Research-based Practices: Preparing and Retaining STEM Teachers for the Future through the NSF Noyce Program ", AAAS and NSF, Washington, DC.. (July 20, 2017).
    • July  2017
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, "Mathematical Process Standards: Critical Bridge or Roadblock to STEM?", Fort Worth, TX. (July 12, 2017).
    • June  2017
      Peterson, Lynn (Author & Presenter), Tiernan, JaniceC (Author), Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza (Author), Lopez, RamonE (Author), Schug, KevinA (Author), "Focus on Sustainability in STEP Grant-Funded Initatives", ASEE, Columbus, OH. (June , 2017).
    • April  2017
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Panelist), "Perspectives on the North Texas Regional Mathematics Pathways Alignment Project", Fort Worth, TX. (April 22, 2017).
    • April  2017
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author & Presenter), "Exploratory Research in Mathematical Problem Solving", UT-Arlington Honors College, Arlington ,TX. (April 21, 2017).
    • April  2017
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza (Author & Presenter), "Guidance for Mathematicians Teaching Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers", Texas Section of the Mathematical Association of America, Commerce, TX.. (April 01, 2017).
    • March  2017
      Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza (Author & Presenter), "Opening the Gateway to STEM Disciplines: What Have We Learned From the Arlington Emerging Scholars Program in Calculus?", Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), Berkeley,CA. (March 16, 2017).
    • February  2017
      Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza (Author & Presenter), Rhoads, Kathryn (Author), Campbell, R. Cavender (Author), "Designing and Developing Likert Items That Capture Mathematical Problem Solving", Special Interest Group of the Mathematical Association of America (SIGMAA) on Research in Undergraduate Education (RUME), San Diego, CA.. (February 25, 2017).
    • February  2017
      Alvarez, JamesA. Mendoza (Panelist), "Concepts vs. Procedures in Mathematics", Southern Methodist University , Dallas, TX. (February 3, 2017).
    • January  2017
      Jorgensen, TheresaA (Author & Presenter), Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza (Author), Rhoads, Kathryn (Author), "Enhancing Explorations in Functions for Perservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers.", American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America, Atlanta, GA.. (January 06, 2017).
    • January  2017
      Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza (Author & Presenter), Rhoads, Kathryn (Author), Campbell, R.Cavender (Author), "The Mathematical Problem Solving Item Development Project", American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America, Atlanta, GA. (January 6, 2017).
    • January  2017
      Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza (Panelist), "Models for Mathematicians Working with K-12 Mathematics Teachers", American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America, Atlanta, GA. (January 05, 2017).
    • January  2017
      Rhoads, Kathryn (Author & Presenter), Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza (Author), Campbell, R. Cavender (Author), "The Role of Justifying in Entry-level Undergraduates’ Mathematical Problem Solving ", American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America, Atlanta, GA.. (January 5, 2017).
    • October  2016
      Alvarez, JamesA. Mendoza (Author & Presenter), "Research in Mathematical Problem Solving", Norman, OK. (October 09, 2016).
    • April  2016
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., Rhodes, K., Campbell, R.C., "Developing Likert Items to Capture Mathemtical Problem Solving", Washington DC.. (April 01, 2016).
    • January  2016
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Graduate Courses in Mathematics for Teachers:", 2016 Joint Meeting of the AMS and Mathematical Association of America (MAA), Seattle, WA.. (January 01, 2016).
    • January  2016
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., Chadler, R., Peterson, L., Lopez, R., Schug, K., Tierman, C., "The Alington Undergradruate Research-Based Achievement for STEM (AURAS)", Seattle, WA.. (January 01, 2016).
    • January  2016
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Rhodes, K., Epperson, J.A.M., Campbell, R.C., "The Mathematical Problem Solving Item Development Project", Seattle, WA.. (January 01, 2016).
    • March  2015
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Supporting Mathematics Who Want to Engage Prouctivelyin K-12 Mathematics Educations.", College Station, TX.. (March 01, 2015).
    • January  2015
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Leveaging Visualization in Mathematics Teaching, Learning, and Assessment. Invited 40-Minute presentation .", University of Maine, Orno, ME.. (January 01, 2015).
    • January  2015
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "The Role of Visualization in Mathematics Teaching and Learning:", Houston, TX.. (January 01, 2015).
    • August  2014
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Effect on Mathematics Graduate Student and Inservice Teacher's Views of Transformations of Functions", Portland, OR.. (August 01, 2014).
    • July  2014
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Studying the Role of Dynamic visualization in learning tranformations of Functions.", Barcelona, Spain. (July 01, 2014).
    • June  2014
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Cavallo, A., Epperson, J.A.M., Hale, G., Lopez, R., "The University of Texas at Arlington Robert Noyce Scholarship Program for Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics Teachers", Washington DC.. (June 01, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, "Does Experience with RichTask Design Affect Inservice Mathematics Teachers Mathematical Problem Solving Definitions?", Los Angeles,Ca.. (January 01, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "The Complexities of Mathematics Learning:", San Antiono, TX.. (January 01, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Understanding Theorems in Calculcus Using Active Learning Strategies and Technology.", Houston, TX.. (January 01, 2014).
    • November  2013
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., Meeks, V., "Probing Inservice Teachers Understanding of Functions VS. Equations", San Antoino, TX.. (November 01, 2013).
    • March  2013
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Collarborations, Connections, and Support for STEM. ", Nacogdoches,TX.. (March 01, 2013).
    • March  2013
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Increasing College Students Success in Precalculus and Calculus ", Granada, Nicaragua. (March 01, 2013).
    • January  2013
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Classroom Tasks in Calculus: Incorporating Best Practices for Productive Mathematics Discussion. ", Lubbock Tx.. (January 01, 2013).
    • January  2013
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.AM., "Effects of The Use of Dynamic Visualization on Inservice Teachers' and Graduate Students Content Knowledge and Pedgogical Content Knowledge of Transformations of Functions", San Antoino, TX.. (January 01, 2013).
    • January  2013
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "My Favorite tool for Teaching and Learning", Lubbock Tx.. (January 01, 2013).
    • January  2013
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "The Texas Mathematics Standards and The Common Core:", San Antoino, TX.. (January 01, 2013).
    • January  2012
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Conceptual Knowledge and Problem Solving in Introductory Calculus.", Seattle, WA.. (January 01, 2012).
    • January  2012
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, "fOCUSING ON tHE CCRS Cross-Disciplinary Standards when Teaching STEM.", EL Paso ,TX. (January 01, 2012).
    • January  2012
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Perspectives on Intuitive Ideas in Calculus .", Dallas, TX.. (January 01, 2012).
    • January  2012
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Supporting Access to STEM for First Generation and Historically Under-represented Students in Gateway Mathematics Courses.", Seattle, WA.. (January 01, 2012).
    • January  2012
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "The Role of Inquiry-based Learning and Metacogition Emerging Scholars Programs", Austin, Tx.. (January 01, 2012).
    • November  2011
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, "A Snapshot of Advanced High School Students Understanding of Continuity", Colorado, Springs CO.. (November 01, 2011).
    • October  2011
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Advancing Mathematics Education for Our Communities:", San Jose, CA.. (October 01, 2011).
    • April  2011
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Cavallo, A., Epperson, J.A.M., Hale, G., Lopez, R., "Examining Progress in Recruitment , Preparation, and Induction of Pre-Service Teachers in the NSF Noyce Program", Orlando, FL.. (April 01, 2011).
    • March  2011
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Peterson, L., Epperson, J., Lopez, R., Schug, K., Tierman, C., "AURAS: The Arlington Undergraduate Research-based Achievement for STEM Collaboration", Washington, DC.. (March 01, 2011).
    • March  2011
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Brown, A., Cordero, M., Epperson, J.A.M., Helixon, K., Jorgensen, T., Randell, K., Veerapen, P., "Faciliating the Integration of Research-Level Mathematics into The Classroom", Washington DC.. (March 01, 2011).
    • March  2011
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Brown, A., Cordero, M., Helixon, K., Jorgensen, T., Randell, K., Veerapen, P., "The NSF GK-12 MAVS Project:", Washington, DC. (March 01, 2011).
    • March  2011
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., Jorgensen, T., Kribs Zaleta, C., "The University of Texas at Arlington Mathematics Teacher Preparation Academy", 2011 Math, Science, and Technology Teacher Preparation Academies Leaders Collaboration Conference and Technical Workshop, Arlington, TX.. (March 01, 2011).
    • January  2011
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Mathematics Teachers as Learners: ", Huntsville, TX.. (January 01, 2011).
    • January  2011
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Thinking Outside the Parallelpiped.", Grapevine, TX.. (January 01, 2011).
    • August  2010
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Skinner, J.M., Epperson, J.A., "Task in Emerging Scholars Program In Precalculus and Calculus via an Active Learning Lens", Pittsburg,PA.. (August 01, 2010).
    • July  2010
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "New Rules for Transformations ", San Antonio, TX.. (July 01, 2010).
    • March  2010
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Peterson, L., Epperson, J., Lopez, R., Schug, K., Tierman, C., "AURAS: The Arlington Undergraduate Research-based Achievement for STEM Collaboration", Washington, DC. (March 01, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "cONNECTING 12X6=18 To Research in Mathematics and Mathematics Education", Commerce, TX.. (January 01, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "cONNECTING 12X6=18 To Research in Mathematics and Mathematics Education", Commerce, TX.. (January 01, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Do Our Explanations Build an Intuitive Understanding of The Limiting Process?", San Antoino, TX.. (January 01, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Shipman, B., Epperson, J.A.M., "Empowering Student Learning in Mathematical Analysis.", San Francisco, CA.. (January 01, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., Jorgrnsen, T., Lee, J., "Mid-Level and Secondary Mathematics Teacher Perparation Programs", Dallas, TX.. (January 01, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Qualitative Problems for Problem Solving in Precalculus and Calculus.", San Antoino, TX.. (January 01, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Successful Intervention Programs in Mathematics for Undergraduates Historically Underrepresented in The Mathematics -based Disciplines.", Orlando, FL.. (January 01, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Texas College and Career Readiness Standards in Mathematics into In-Service Teacher Programs", Texas State University-San Marcos. (January 01, 2010).
    • January  2010
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "The Emergence of Treisman-style Programs.", Abliene , TX.. (January 01, 2010).
    • July  2009
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Identifying Student and Teacher Misconceptions When Using Dynamic Software in The Mathematics Classroom.", 2009 Conference for The Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Houston, TX.. (July 01, 2009).
    • January  2009
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, "Empowering Student Learning in Mathematical Analysis. ", Portland, OR.. (January 01, 2009).
    • July  2008
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Crossing Asymptotes: When ,Why, Why not?", Houston, TX.. (July 01, 2008).
    • July  2008
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Natural Mathematics-specific Technology in The Classroom.", Dallas, TX.. (July 01, 2008).
    • March  2008
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Inservice Teachers Creating Mathematical Investigations That Arise from Observations Using Geometers Sketchpad", San Antoino, TX.. (March 01, 2008).
    • January  2008
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Engaging Students in College Mathematics Courses", San Diego, CA.. (January 01, 2008).
    • January  2008
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Partnering with Universities to Build and Ehance Teacher Content Knowledge in Matematics.", Dallas, TX.. (January 01, 2008).
    • August  2007
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Mathematical Knowlege and Fluency Inservice Teachers Need to Create Technology-Enhanced Mathematical Task.", San Jose, CA. (August 01, 2007).
    • April  2007
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Mathematical Understanding Secondary Teachers Need to Create Technology- Enhanced Mathematics Lessons", Edinburg, Tx.. (April 01, 2007).
    • March  2007
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, "Supporting Teachers in Desiging and Choosing Rich", Atlanta, GA.. (March 01, 2007).
    • January  2006
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Mathematical Thinking: Patterns, Relationships, and Algebra.", San Antoino, TX.. (January 01, 2006).
    • May  2005
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Promoting Undergrauate Students Success", Madison, WI.. (May 01, 2005).
    • January  2005
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., Kribs Zaleta, C., "Developing Rich Problems to Promote Problem Solving.", Irving, TX.. (January 01, 2005).
    • January  2005
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Mathematical Common Ground: College Readiness and Teacher Quality", Annual Mathematics and Science Higher Education Conference, Lakeway, TX.. (January 01, 2005).
    • April  2004
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Mathematics Teachers as Mathematical Problems Solvers", Corpus Christi, Tx. (April 01, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "A Guide for Helping Teachers Develop Rich Mathematical Task.", Orlando, FL.. (January 01, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, "Structure for Creating Rich Mathematics Problems.", San Marcos,Tx and Arlington. (January 01, 2004).
    • January  2004
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Structure for Creating Rich Mathematics Problems.", The University of Texas at Arlington, San Marcos TX. AND ARLINGTON ,TX.. (January 01, 2004).
    • December  2003
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., Hull, S., "Implementing Standards-based Reform in Preparation of Mathematics Teachers", Denver, Co.. (December 01, 2003).
    • April  2003
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., Cordero, M., "Applying the Treisman Model to Inservice Mathematics Teacher Education", San Antoino, TX.. (April 01, 2003).
    • April  2003
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Standards-based Mathematics Teacher Preparation: Linking Mathematical Tasks to The Mathematics Educator Standards", Huntsville,Tx.. (April 01, 2003).
    • January  2003
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Connected Tasks for Prospective Mathematics Teachers of Early Childhood -Grade 12.", Lakeway, TX.. (January 01, 2003).
    • January  2003
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Mathematicians and Teacher Education.", Waco, TX.. (January 01, 2003).
    • July  2002
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Mathematics-Specific Technologies;", Crete, GREECE. (July 01, 2002).
    • January  2002
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Supporting and Strengthening Standards- based Mathematics Teacher Preparation Project:", The University of Texas at Austin, Lakeway, TX.. (January 01, 2002).
    • January  2001
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Challeging Myths about Academic Achievement:", Arlington ,TX.. (January 01, 2001).
    • January  2000
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Using Experience to Learn Geometry.", EL Paso ,TX. (January 01, 2000).
    • July  1999
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, "Assessment of Writing Assignments in Geometry.", Dallas, TX.. (July 01, 1999).
    • January  1999
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Assessment, Evolution, and Teaching.", Ithaca, NY.. (January 01, 1999).
    • January  1999
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Encouraging Diverse Ideas in The Classroom.", Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.. (January 01, 1999).
    • January  1999
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Innovations in Teaching Assistant Training.", San Antoino, TX.. (January 01, 1999).
    • February  1998
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Collaboration, Community, and Mathematical Challenge:", Lubbock Tx.. (February 01, 1998).
    • January  1998
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Experiencing Geometry on The Plane and Sphere.", Lago Vista, Tx.. (January 01, 1998).
    • September  1997
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "The Emerging Scholars Program at UT-Austin", Kalamazoo, MI.. (September 01, 1997).
    • February  1997
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Mathematics Vertical Teams Topic: Limits", Houston, TX.. (February 01, 1997).
    • February  1995
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Porous Stones, Fractals, and the Edwards Aquifer.", Austin, Tx.. (February 01, 1995).
    • May  1994
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Adaptations of PDP Model.", Austin, Tx.. (May 01, 1994).
    • April  1994
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Four-Year College Educator's Experiences with the Emerging Scholars Program", Austin, Tx.. (April 01, 1994).
    • March  1994
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Percolation on the Randomized Sierpinski Carpet", Chicago,IL.. (March 01, 1994).
    • February  1994
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "La Educacion, Llave del Futuro.", Austin, Tx.. (February 01, 1994).
    • October  1993
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Diversity in Higher Education.", Austin, Tx.. (October 01, 1993).
    • November  1992
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Fractals.", The University of Texas of Texas at Austin, Austin TX.. (November 01, 1992).
    • January  1992
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.AM., "Sharing Concerns About Teaching.", Austin, Tx.. (January 01, 1992).
    • January  1992
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Thee Emerging Scholars Program at The University Of Texas at Austin", Austin, Tx.. (January 01, 1992).
    • November  1991
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Preparing Future Faculty for Teaching the New Majority Student.", Austin, Tx.. (November 01, 1991).
    • October  1991
      Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "Instructional Planning Issues.", Syracuse, NY.. (October 01, 1991).

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • June 2018 to May 2023 Preparing Highly Qualified STEM Teachers in High Need Schools through the NSF Robert Noyce Program sponsored by  - $1167706
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2017 to Aug 2020 The Mathematical Education of Teachers as an Application of Undergraduate Mathematics (META Math) sponsored by  - $363831
      James Alvarez (Funded)
    • Jan 2015 to June 2020 Robert Noyce Scholarship Program for Science and Mathematics Teachers sponsored by  - $959955
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2015 to Aug 2018 MATH: EAGER: Mathematical Problem Solving Inventory Development Project sponsored by  - $270518
      (Funded)
    • July 2016 to June 2019 Enhancing Explorations in Functions for Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers sponsored by  - $300000
      (Funded)
    • May 2009 to Dec 2017 Auras: Arlington Undergraduate Reseach-based Achievement for STEM sponsored by  - $1999993
      (Funded)
    • Apr 2009 to Mar 2015 New, GK-12: Mathematically Aligned Vertical Strands Connecting Mathematics Research, Pedagogy and Outreach for GK-12 Fellows and Teachers (MAVS Project) sponsored by  - $2854024
      (Funded)
    • Jan 2009 to Sept 2014 Robert Noyce Scholarship Program for Science and Mathematics Teachers sponsored by  - $898967
      (Funded)
    • July 2009 to Aug 2013 UT - Arlington Mathematics Teacher Preparation Academy sponsored by  - $850000
      (Funded)
    • Jan 2009 to Jan 2012 CCLI: Empowering Student Learning in Mathematical Analysis sponsored by  - $150000
      (Funded)
    • Aug 2013 to Dec 2016 The CIRTL Networks: 25 Research Universities Preparing a National Faculty to Advance STEM Undergraduate Learning sponsored by  - $203751
      (Funded)
    • Aug 2011 to Aug 2012 STEM Research and Resources for Faculty: Preparing Teachers that will Prepare College and Career Ready Students sponsored by  - $20000
      (Funded)
    • Oct 2010 to June 2011 2011 Math, Science and Technology Teacher Preparation Academies Leaders Collaboration Conference and Technical Workshop sponsored by  - $8000
      (Funded)
    • May 2006 to July 2008 TEKS-Aligned Concepts of Unit in K-8 Mathematics sponsored by  - $192750
      (Funded)
    • Jan 2007 to Apr 2007 Mathematics Achievement Project Professional Devbelopment Materials Analysis sponsored by  - $21082
      James Alvarez (Funded)
    • May 2004 to Oct 2005 Fostering Teacher Excellence in Algebra II sponsored by  - $80000
      James Alvarez (Funded)
    • Jan 2004 to Jan 2005 Algebra II: Ensuring Teacher Quality sponsored by  - $75545
      James Alvarez (Funded)
    • Jan 2003 to Dec 2004 Supporting and Strengthening Standards-based Mathematics Teacher Preparation sponsored by  - $60749
      James Alvarez (Funded)
    • May 2002 to Sept 2003 Mathematical Problem Solving: A Treisman-style Approach sponsored by  - $79000
      James Alvarez (Funded)

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Andrew Kercher,
    • Present
      Janessa M. Beach, (Mathematics)
    • Dec 2018
      Deysi Estrada, (Mathematics)
    • Dec 2018
      Jessica Meyer, (Mathematics)
      Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers' Use of Algebraic Patterns to Visualize Function Transformations
    • Aug 2018
      Alexandra Skelton, (Mathematics)
    • Aug 2018
      Martin Cardenas, (Mathematics)
      Understanding the Effectiveness of Teaching Students About Discontinuities of Rational Functions Conceptually Before Teaching Procedures
    • May 2018
      Michael Greene, (Physics)
      Factors that Influence Student Performance in Physics
    • May 2018
      Michelle Jacques, (Mathematics)
      The Impact of the Use of Math Manipulatives on the Learning of Secondary Mathematics Students
    • Dec 2017
      Evangeline McDonald, (Mathematics)
    • Dec 2017
      Jody Turner, (Mathematics)
      A Tale of Two Techniques: A Case Study of Mathematical Problem-solving Practices in College Algebra Students
    • Aug 2017
      R. Cavender Campbell, (Mathematics)
      Characterizing College Algebra Students’ Mathematical Problem Solving
    • May 2017
      Afshan Boodhwani, (Mathematics)
    • May 2017
      David Tillotson, (Mathematics)
    • May 2017
      Hillary Peters, (Mathematics)
    • May 2017
      Pakorn Untimanon, (Mathematics)
      An International Snapshot of Mathematical Problem Solving Profiles
    • May 2017
      Duy Vu Phan, (Mathematics)
      A Snapshot of the Alignment of University Students’ Mathematical Problem Solving Practices to a Likert Scale Assessment of Mathematical Problem Solving
    • Dec 2016
      Pennie Greene, (Mathematics)
    • Aug 2016
      Kathryn Rhoads,
    • Aug 2015
      Julie M. Skinner Sutton, (Mathematics)
      The influence of dynamic visualization on undergraduate calculus learning
    • Dec 2009
      Paul Christian Dawkins, (Mathematics)
      Non-traditional Socio-mathematical Norms in Undergraduate Real Analysis

Courses

      • MATH 5340-001 DISCRETE MATH FOR PROBLEM SOLV
        (Course Id: 108454)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 6699-003 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 110860)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 5399-002 RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS
        (Course Id: 112022)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 5999-001 RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS
        (Course Id: 112024)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 5391-002 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Qual Methods Math Ed Res | Course Id: 108486)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 5337-001 CONCEPTS/TECH IN CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 108451)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • MATH 6699-004 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 110860)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • MATH 5395-002 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Summer - 2019
      • MATH 5698-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 108496)
        Summer - 2019
      • MATH 5346-001 CONCEPTS/TECH PROBLEM SOLVING
        (Course Id: 108460)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 5399-006 RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS
        (Course Id: 112022)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 5699-003 RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS
        (Course Id: 112023)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 5395-001 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 4391-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Course Id: 108404)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 5698-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 108496)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 2330-001 FUNCTIONS AND MODELING
        (Course Id: 111735)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 5699-003 RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS
        (Course Id: 112023)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 5395-001 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 5391-003 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Research in Math Curriculum | Course Id: 108486)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 5395-001 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • MATH 5391-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Math Problem Solving Research | Course Id: 108486)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • MATH 5341-001 MODERN GEOMETRY
        (Course Id: 108455 | Servlearn: No)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 5395-001 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 5391-005 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Research Topics-Math Education | Course Id: 108486)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 5345-001 HISTORICAL APPCH REAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108459 | Servlearn: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MATH 5395-003 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 5391-003 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Qual. Res. Methds in Math Ed. | Course Id: 108486)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 6699-001 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 110860)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • MATH 5391-008 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Functions/Models in Math Ed | Course Id: 108486)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • MATH 2326-004 CALCULUS III
        (Course Id: 108349)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 5346-001 CONCEPTS/TECH PROBLEM SOLVING
        (Course Id: 108460)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 7399-001 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 5395-001 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 5391-004 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Fdn Math Ed Research | Course Id: 108486)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 5698-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 108496)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 5343-001 CPTS/TECH PROB & STATISTICS
        (Course Id: 108457)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 6699-001 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 110860)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 3307-001 ELEMENTARY NUMBER THEORY
        (Course Id: 108363)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 5391-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Math Prob. Solving Assessment | Course Id: 108486)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 2425-300 CALCULUS II
        (Course Id: 108353)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 2425-310 CALCULUS II
        (Course Id: 108353)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 2425-320 CALCULUS II
        (Course Id: 108353)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 6699-001 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 110860)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 5395-004 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 5391-005 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Research Topics-Math Education | Course Id: 108486)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 5345-001 CONCEPTS/TECH IN ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108459)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 2330-001 FUNCTIONS AND MODELING
        (Course Id: 111735)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 5999-001 RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS
        (Course Id: 112024)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 5395-003 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 7399-002 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • MATH 2326-003 CALCULUS III
        (Course Id: 108349)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 5341-001 CONCEPTS/TECH IN GEOMETRY
        (Course Id: 108455)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 110860)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 4393-002 HONORS THESIS/SENIOR PROJ
        (Course Id: 108406)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 5699-001 RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS
        (Course Id: 112023)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 5395-001 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 2425-300 CALCULUS II
        (Course Id: 108353)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 6699-001 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 110860)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 5999-001 RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS
        (Course Id: 112024)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 5395-001 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 5391-007 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Concepts & Tech. in Linear Alg | Course Id: 108486)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 6699-001 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 110860)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • MATH 5344-001 MATH-SPEC TECH
        (Course Id: 108458)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2014
      • MATH 5395-001 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • MATH 6699-003 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 110860)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 5999-001 RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS
        (Course Id: 112024)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 5395-001 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 4391-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Research in Math Visualization | Course Id: 108404)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 5391-007 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Course Id: 108486)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 5348-001 ADV ALGEBRA IN SECONDARY MATH
        (Course Id: 108462)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 1426-700 CALCULUS I
        (Course Id: 108344)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 1426-710 CALCULUS I
        (Course Id: 108344)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 1426-720 CALCULUS I
        (Course Id: 108344)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 6699-001 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 110860)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 2330-001 FUNCTIONS AND MODELING
        (Course Id: 111735)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HONR-SC 1426-001 HONORS CALCULUS I
        (Course Id: 103830)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 4393-001 HONORS THESIS/SENIOR PROJ
        (Course Id: 108406)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 5395-002 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 5391-003 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Research Design in Math Ed | Course Id: 108486)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 5337-001 CONCEPTS/TECH IN CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 108451)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2013
      • MATH 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 110860)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • MATH 5392-003 SELECTED TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Inquiry-based Math Res Dev III | Course Id: 108487)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2013
      • MATH 5346-001 CONCEPTS/TECH PROBLEM SOLVING
        (Course Id: 108460)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 6399-003 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 110859)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 2330-001 FUNCTIONS AND MODELING
        (Course Id: 111735)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 5395-002 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 4391-002 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Honors Thesis Research | Course Id: 108404)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 5391-004 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Research/Math Problem Solving | Course Id: 108486)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 1426-700 CALCULUS I
        (Course Id: 108344)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 1426-710 CALCULUS I
        (Course Id: 108344)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 1426-720 CALCULUS I
        (Course Id: 108344)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 5395-002 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 5391-003 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Res. in Math Visualization/ Ed | Course Id: 108486)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 5391-007 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Research in Calculus Learning | Course Id: 108486)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 5392-001 SELECTED TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Inquiry Math Res Lesson Dev II | Course Id: 108487)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2012
      • MATH 5395-001 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • MATH 5344-001 MATH-SPEC TECH
        (Course Id: 108458)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 5395-001 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 5391-004 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Research Topics in Math Ed | Course Id: 108486)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MATH 1426-004 CALCULUS I
        (Course Id: 108344)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 1426-007 CALCULUS I
        (Course Id: 108344)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 5345-001 CONCEPTS/TECH IN ANALYSIS
        (Topic: Concepts & Techniques | Course Id: 108459)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 5337-001 CONCEPTS/TECH IN CALCULUS
        (Course Id: 108451)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2011
      • MATH 5392-001 SELECTED TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Inquiry Math Res Lesson Dev I | Course Id: 108487)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2011
      • MATH 5391-002 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Research on Function Concepts | Course Id: 108486)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • MATH 5348-001 ADV ALGEBRA IN SECONDARY MATH
        (Course Id: 108462)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 2425-003 CALCULUS II
        (Course Id: 108353)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 2425-004 CALCULUS II
        (Course Id: 108353)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 5391-003 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Rsch Topics in Calculus Lrning | Course Id: 108486)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 5391-006 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Math-Specific Technologies | Course Id: 108486)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 5698-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 108496)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MATH 1426-004 CALCULUS I
        (Course Id: 108344)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MATH 5342-001 CONCEPTS/TECH IN ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108456)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MATH 5698-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 108496)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MATH 5392-002 SELECTED TOPICS IN MATH
        (Topic: Inquiry Math Res Lesson Dev II | Course Id: 108487)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2010
      • MATH 5346-001 CONCEPTS/TECH PROBLEM SOLVING
        (Course Id: 108460)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MATH 5395-004 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MATH 6999-003 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 110861)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • MATH 5344-001 MATH-SPEC TECH
        (Course Id: 108458)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • MATH 5395-001 SPECIAL PROJECT
        (Course Id: 108489)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Sept 2018 to  Present Committee Chair
      College of Science Student Success Committee
    • Apr 2016 to  Present Committee Member
      College of Science Student Success Committee
    • Dec 2014 to  Present Committee Member
      College of Science Teaching Awards Committee
    • Jan 2014 to  Present Committee Member
      College of Science Graduate Affairs Committee
    • 2013 to  Present Committee Member
      College of Science Grade Appeals Committee
    • 2013 to  Present Task Force Member
      President’s Hispanic Serving Institution Taskforce
    • 2013 to  Present Committee Member
      Research Conflict of Interest Committee
    • 2012 to  Present Member
      Center for the Integration of Research Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) Steering Committee (formerly Organizational Network for Teaching as Research Advancement and Collaboration (ON-TRAC))
    • 2012 to  Present Committee Member
      Graduate Affairs Committee
    • 2011 to  Present Member
      UTeach Arlington Steering Committee
    • 2001 to  Present Director
      Master of Arts Program in Mathematics
    • 2016 to  2018 Committee Member
      College of Education Program Coordinators’ Council
    • Apr 2012 to  Apr 2018 Committee Member
      UT-Arlington Academy of Distinguished Teachers
      Leadership Committee for the ADT.
    • Aug 2017 to  Jan 2018 Committee Member
      Undergraduate Affairs Committee
    • Past to  2017 Committee Member
      UTA Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards Committee
    • 2014 to  2016 Evaluator
      Honors College Research Symposium
    • 2014 to  2016 Committee Chair
      Undergraduate Affairs Committee
    • 2012 to  2016 Writer
      Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Report (50 pages) and Revised Report on UT-Arlington Secondary Mathematics Program and the NCTM Professional Standards for Teachers of Mathematics
    • 2012 to  2016 Committee Member
      Undergraduate Affairs Committee
    • 2012 to  2016 Member
      Undergraduate Assembly
    • 2010 to  2016 Member
      College of Education Continuous Assessment Team
    • 2001 to  2016 Member
      Teacher Education Council
    • June 2015 to  Sept 2016 Chairperson
      UT-Arlington Academy of Distinguished Teachers
    • 2001 to  2014 Committee Member
      Ad-hoc Committee on Calculus
    • Past to  2013 Committee Chair
      Tenure and Promotion Subcommittee on Mathematics Education
    • 2010 to  2013 Committee Member
      Committee on Research Integrity
    • 2011 to  2012 Committee Member
      Faculty Recruiting Committee
    • 2006 to  2012 Faculty Advisor
      Pre-service Secondary Mathematics Teachers and post-bac certification
    • 2004 to  2012 Committee Member
      Ad-hoc Departmental Committee on Analysis and Proofs
    • 2002 to  2012 Faculty Liaison
      UTA Advanced Placement Calculus Summer Institute
    • Past to  2011 Committee Chair
      Chair and contributing writer, Prelim B in Pure and Applied Analysis Committee
    • Past to  2011 Committee Member
      Search Committee for UTeach Arlington Master Mathematics Teacher
    • 2009 to  2011 Committee Chair
      Advisory Committee
    • 2007 to  2011 Volunteer Announcer
      UT-Arlington Calculus Bowl
    • 2003 to  2009 Member
      Undergraduate Assembly
    • 2004 to  2008 Organizer
      Mathematics Education Research Seminar
    • 2005 to  2007 Committee Member
      Faculty Recruiting Committee
    • 2005 to  2007 Committee Chair
      Undergraduate Affairs Committee
    • 2002 to  2007 Committee Member
      Undergraduate Affairs Committee
    • 2005 to  2006 Committee Chair
      Faculty Recruiting Committee
    • Past to  2003 Prepare documents, attend meetings
      Assisted in UTA’s NCATE accreditation process by preparing documents aligning mathematics offerings to state teacher certification mathematics standards
    • Past to  2003 Writer
      Modified degree plans for teacher certification in mathematics grades 4-8 and 8-12 for submission by UTA’s College of Education to the State Board for Educator Certification
    • Past to  2003 Committee Member
      Search Committee for Director of Science Education
    • Past to  2002 Writer
      Prepared documents aligning the State Board for Educator Certification Standards for Mathematics Teachers of Grades 8-12 with required mathematics coursework at UTA for UTA’s College of Education
    • Past to  Aug 2002 Workshop Organizer
      Problem Solving
      One-day workshop for faculty and graduate students on problem solving and cooperative learning

Service to the Profession

    • 2017 to  Present
      Congress Member at Large for Minority Interests
      Mathematical Association of America
    • 2017 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Mathematical Association of America Audit Committee
    • 2017 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Mathematical Association of America Gung & Hu Award Committee
    • 2015 to  Present
      Committee Member
      SACNAS Distinguished Scientist and Mentor Awards Committee
    • Sept 2007 to  Present
      Board of Directors
      Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching
      CAMT organizes and sponsors a conference for about 6,000 mathematics teachers each summer.
    • 2016 to  2017
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      American Mathematical Society (AMS)–NSF Mathematical Congress of the Americas (MCA) Travel Grants Review Committee
    • 2014 to  2016
      Committee Member
      MAA Committee on Assessment
    • 2013 to  2016
      Committee Member
      Executive Committee of the Texas Section of the MAA
    • 2013 to  2016
      Board of Directors
      Mathematical Association of America Board of Governors
    • Mar 2014 to  Aug 2015
      Task Force Member
      MAA Governance Taskforce
    • 2010 to  2014
      Officer, Vice President
      Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching