Dr James A. M. Alvarez
Name
[Dr James Anthony Mendoza Alvarez]
 Professor, Mathematics
Last Updated: September 21, 2019
Education


1996
PhD
in Mathematics
The University of Texas at Austin, 1996

1996
PhD
in Mathematics


1987
BS
in Mathematics/Physics
Texas A&M Univ Commerce, 1987(Supparea: with Academic Distinction (top 5% of class))

1987
BS
in Mathematics/Physics
Appointments


Sept 2017 to
Present
Professor
Mathematics ,The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)

Sept 2017 to
Present
Professor


Sept 2005 to
Aug 2017
Associate Professor
Mathematics ,The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington,

Sept 2005 to
Aug 2017
Associate Professor


Sept 2001 to
Aug 2005
Assistant Professor
Mathematics ,The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington,

Sept 2001 to
Aug 2005
Assistant Professor


Sept 1998 to
Aug 2001
Assistant Professor
Mathematics and Statistics ,Texas Tech University (Arlington, TX, United States)

Sept 1998 to
Aug 2001
Assistant Professor


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

Aug 1996 to
Aug 1998
Postdoctoral Fellow
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
MemberatLarge 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 UTArlington Honors College

 Dec 2015 Best Paper Award (3rd Place) sponsored by 2015 American Society for Engineering Education GulfSouthwest Annual Conference

 Dec 2013 The University of Texas at Arlington College of Science Piper Professor Nominee sponsored by UTArlington 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 UTArlington

 Dec 2010 The University of Texas at Arlington Provost’s Research Excellence Award sponsored by UTArlington
 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 UTArlington
 Dec 2009 The University of Texas at Arlington’s Innovation in Teaching Award sponsored by UTArlington

 Dec 2008 The University of Texas at Arlington Provost’s Research Excellence Award sponsored by UTArlington

 Dec 2007 The University of Texas at Arlington Provost’s Research Excellence Award sponsored by UTArlington

 Dec 2006 The University of Texas at Arlington Provost’s Research Excellence Award sponsored by UTArlington
 Dec 2006 University of Texas at Arlington Provost’s Research Excellence Travel Award sponsored by UTArlington

 Dec 2005 The University of Texas at Arlington Provost’s Research Excellence Award sponsored by UTArlington

 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

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]. 175185 [.] "Springer International Publishing". DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/9783319992143_9 
MAA Instructional Practices Guide (MAA Notes 89)
[Álvarez, James, Braun, B., Burroughs, E., Cleary, R., Keene, K., LaRose, G., Phelps, J., Strom, A., Abell, M., Braddy, L., Ensley, D., Ludwig, L., Soto, H.]. Washington, D.C.: "Mathematical Association of America".
https://www.maa.org/sites/default/files/Programs/InstructPracGuide_web.pdf 
Connecting advanced undergraduate mathematics to school mathematics
[Arnold, ElizabethG., Álvarez, JamesA. M., Weinberg, A., Rasmussen, C., Rabin, J., Wawro, M., Brown, S.]. 17041705 [.] San Diego, CA: "RUME". 
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.]. 16051606 [.] San Diego, CA: "RUME". 
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. ]. 15621567 [.] San Diego, CA: "RUME". 
Fostering student engagement through enhanced classroom practices
[Strom, April, Álvarez, James].
http://maateachingtidbits.blogspot.com/2018/03/fosteringstudentengagementthrough_6.html 
Effects of dynamic visualization software use on struggling students' understanding of calculus: The case of David
[Sutton, J.M.S, Epperson, JamesA. M., FukawaConnelly, T., Infante, N., Wawro, M., Brown, S.]. 13171324 [.] Pittsburg, PA: "RUME". 
Separating issues in the learning of algebra from mathematical problem solving
[Campbell, R.C., Rhoads, Kathryn, Epperson, JamesA. M., FukawaConnelly, T., Infante, N., Wawro, M., Brown, S.]. 605608 [.] Pittsburg, PA: "RUME". 
Using Modified Emerging Scholars Program Concepts In Professional Development for Tutors
[Epperson, JamesA. Mendoza, Peterson, Lynn]. T4C1T4C3 [.] College Station, TX: "FYEE". 
Linking Mathematics Research to Secondary School Classrooms: The GK12 MAVS Program
[Cordero, Minerva, Epperson, JamesA. M., Jorgensen, TheresaA, Gómez Chova, L., López Martínez, A., Candel Torres, I.]. 47154723 [.] Barcelona, Spain: "IATED Academy". 
Developing Models for Localized CrossInstitutional 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. ]. 15981605 [.] Columbus, OH: "The Ohio State University". 
North Carolina Math (Grades 16 Student and Teachers' Editions)
[Maletsky, E.M., Mcleod, J., Andrews, A.G., Bennett, J.M., CorderoEpperson, 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". 
South Carolina Math (Grades 16 Student and Teachers' Editions)
[Maletsky, E.M., Mcleod, J., Andrews, A.G., Bennett, J.M., CorderoEpperson, 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". 
H.S.P. Math: National Edition (16 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., CorderoEpperson, Minerva]. Orlando, FL: "Harcourt School Publishers". 
HSP Math: Texas Edition (Grades K  5 Student and Teachers’ Editions)
[Malesky, E.M., Mcleod, J., Andrews, A.G., CorderoEpperson, 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". 
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". 
Supporting and Strengthening Standardsbased 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".

Book Chapter
2018
Book 2018
Conference Proceeding 2018
Other 2018

Conference Proceeding
2016

Conference Proceeding
2014
Journal Article 2014

Conference Proceeding
2010
Book 2010

Book
2009

Book
2008

Conference Proceeding
2007

Conference Proceeding
2006
Abstract 2006

Book
2004
Conference Proceeding 2004
Other 2004

Book Chapter
1999
Journal Article 1999
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 & Researchbased 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), "Researchbased 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 GrantFunded 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", UTArlington 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 K12 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 Entrylevel 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 ResearchBased 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 K12 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 40Minute 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 CrossDisciplinary 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 Underrepresented Students in Gateway Mathematics Courses.", Seattle, WA.. (January 01, 2012).



January 2012
Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "The Role of Inquirybased 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 PreService 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 Researchbased 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 ResearchLevel 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 GK12 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 Researchbased 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., "MidLevel 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 InService Teacher Programs", Texas State UniversitySan Marcos. (January 01, 2010).



January 2010
Alvarez, JamesAnthony Mendoza, Epperson, J.A.M., "The Emergence of Treismanstyle 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 Mathematicsspecific 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 TechnologyEnhanced 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 Standardsbased 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., "Standardsbased 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., "MathematicsSpecific 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 UTAustin", 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., "FourYear 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
National Science Foundation (NSF)  $1167706
(Funded)

June 2018 to
May 2023
Preparing Highly Qualified STEM Teachers in High Need Schools through the NSF Robert Noyce Program sponsored by
National Science Foundation (NSF)  $1167706


Sept 2017 to
Aug 2020
The Mathematical Education of Teachers as an Application of Undergraduate Mathematics (META Math) sponsored by
Mathematical Association of America  $363831
James Alvarez (Funded)

Sept 2017 to
Aug 2020
The Mathematical Education of Teachers as an Application of Undergraduate Mathematics (META Math) sponsored by
Mathematical Association of America  $363831


Jan 2015 to
June 2020
Robert Noyce Scholarship Program for Science and Mathematics Teachers sponsored by
National Science Foundation (NSF)  $959955
(Funded)

Sept 2015 to
Aug 2018
MATH: EAGER: Mathematical Problem Solving Inventory Development Project sponsored by
National Science Foundation (NSF)  $270518
(Funded)

Jan 2015 to
June 2020
Robert Noyce Scholarship Program for Science and Mathematics Teachers sponsored by
National Science Foundation (NSF)  $959955


July 2016 to
June 2019
Enhancing Explorations in Functions for Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers sponsored by
National Science Foundation (NSF)  $300000
(Funded)

July 2016 to
June 2019
Enhancing Explorations in Functions for Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers sponsored by
National Science Foundation (NSF)  $300000


May 2009 to
Dec 2017
Auras: Arlington Undergraduate Reseachbased Achievement for STEM sponsored by
National Science Foundation (NSF)  $1999993
(Funded)

Apr 2009 to
Mar 2015
New, GK12: Mathematically Aligned Vertical Strands Connecting Mathematics Research, Pedagogy and Outreach for GK12 Fellows and Teachers (MAVS Project) sponsored by
National Science Foundation (NSF)  $2854024
(Funded)

Jan 2009 to
Sept 2014
Robert Noyce Scholarship Program for Science and Mathematics Teachers sponsored by
National Science Foundation (NSF)  $898967
(Funded)

July 2009 to
Aug 2013
UT  Arlington Mathematics Teacher Preparation Academy sponsored by
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  $850000
(Funded)

Jan 2009 to
Jan 2012
CCLI: Empowering Student Learning in Mathematical Analysis sponsored by
National Science Foundation (NSF)  $150000
(Funded)

May 2009 to
Dec 2017
Auras: Arlington Undergraduate Reseachbased Achievement for STEM sponsored by
National Science Foundation (NSF)  $1999993


Aug 2013 to
Dec 2016
The CIRTL Networks: 25 Research Universities Preparing a National Faculty to Advance STEM Undergraduate Learning sponsored by
University of WisconsinMadison  $203751
(Funded)

Aug 2013 to
Dec 2016
The CIRTL Networks: 25 Research Universities Preparing a National Faculty to Advance STEM Undergraduate Learning sponsored by
University of WisconsinMadison  $203751


Aug 2011 to
Aug 2012
STEM Research and Resources for Faculty: Preparing Teachers that will Prepare College and Career Ready Students sponsored by
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  $20000
(Funded)

Aug 2011 to
Aug 2012
STEM Research and Resources for Faculty: Preparing Teachers that will Prepare College and Career Ready Students sponsored by
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  $20000


Oct 2010 to
June 2011
2011 Math, Science and Technology Teacher Preparation Academies Leaders Collaboration Conference and Technical Workshop sponsored by
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  $8000
(Funded)

Oct 2010 to
June 2011
2011 Math, Science and Technology Teacher Preparation Academies Leaders Collaboration Conference and Technical Workshop sponsored by
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  $8000


May 2006 to
July 2008
TEKSAligned Concepts of Unit in K8 Mathematics sponsored by
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  $192750
(Funded)

May 2006 to
July 2008
TEKSAligned Concepts of Unit in K8 Mathematics sponsored by
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  $192750


Jan 2007 to
Apr 2007
Mathematics Achievement Project Professional Devbelopment Materials Analysis sponsored by
Texas A&M University  $21082
James Alvarez (Funded)

Jan 2007 to
Apr 2007
Mathematics Achievement Project Professional Devbelopment Materials Analysis sponsored by
Texas A&M University  $21082


May 2004 to
Oct 2005
Fostering Teacher Excellence in Algebra II sponsored by
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  $80000
James Alvarez (Funded)

Jan 2004 to
Jan 2005
Algebra II: Ensuring Teacher Quality sponsored by
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  $75545
James Alvarez (Funded)

May 2004 to
Oct 2005
Fostering Teacher Excellence in Algebra II sponsored by
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  $80000


Jan 2003 to
Dec 2004
Supporting and Strengthening Standardsbased Mathematics Teacher Preparation sponsored by
University of Texas at Austin  $60749
James Alvarez (Funded)

Jan 2003 to
Dec 2004
Supporting and Strengthening Standardsbased Mathematics Teacher Preparation sponsored by
University of Texas at Austin  $60749


May 2002 to
Sept 2003
Mathematical Problem Solving: A Treismanstyle Approach sponsored by
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  $79000
James Alvarez (Funded)

May 2002 to
Sept 2003
Mathematical Problem Solving: A Treismanstyle Approach sponsored by
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  $79000
Students Supervised


PresentAndrew Kercher,

PresentJanessa M. Beach, (Mathematics)

Dec 2018Deysi Estrada, (Mathematics)

Dec 2018Jessica Meyer, (Mathematics)
Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers' Use of Algebraic Patterns to Visualize Function Transformations 
Aug 2018Alexandra Skelton, (Mathematics)

Aug 2018Martin Cardenas, (Mathematics)
Understanding the Effectiveness of Teaching Students About Discontinuities of Rational Functions Conceptually Before Teaching Procedures 
May 2018Michael Greene, (Physics)
Factors that Influence Student Performance in Physics 
May 2018Michelle Jacques, (Mathematics)
The Impact of the Use of Math Manipulatives on the Learning of Secondary Mathematics Students 
Dec 2017Evangeline McDonald, (Mathematics)

Dec 2017Jody Turner, (Mathematics)
A Tale of Two Techniques: A Case Study of Mathematical Problemsolving Practices in College Algebra Students 
Aug 2017R. Cavender Campbell, (Mathematics)
Characterizing College Algebra Students’ Mathematical Problem Solving 
May 2017Afshan Boodhwani, (Mathematics)

May 2017David Tillotson, (Mathematics)

May 2017Hillary Peters, (Mathematics)

May 2017Pakorn Untimanon, (Mathematics)
An International Snapshot of Mathematical Problem Solving Profiles 
May 2017Duy 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 2016Pennie Greene, (Mathematics)

Aug 2016Kathryn Rhoads,

Aug 2015Julie M. Skinner Sutton, (Mathematics)
The influence of dynamic visualization on undergraduate calculus learning 
Dec 2009Paul Christian Dawkins, (Mathematics)
Nontraditional Sociomathematical Norms in Undergraduate Real Analysis

Courses


MATH 5340001
DISCRETE MATH FOR PROBLEM SOLV(Course Id: 108454)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2019 
MATH 6699003
DISSERTATION(Course Id: 110860)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2019 
MATH 5399002
RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS(Course Id: 112022)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2019 
MATH 5999001
RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS(Course Id: 112024)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2019 
MATH 5391002
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Qual Methods Math Ed Res  Course Id: 108486)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2019 
MATH 5337001
CONCEPTS/TECH IN CALCULUS(Course Id: 108451)Summer  Five Week  First  2019 
MATH 6699004
DISSERTATION(Course Id: 110860)Summer  Eleven Week  2019 
MATH 5395002
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Summer  2019 
MATH 5698001
THESIS(Course Id: 108496)Summer  2019 
MATH 5346001
CONCEPTS/TECH PROBLEM SOLVING(Course Id: 108460)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2019 
MATH 5399006
RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS(Course Id: 112022)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2019 
MATH 5699003
RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS(Course Id: 112023)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2019 
MATH 5395001
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2019 
MATH 4391001
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Course Id: 108404)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2019 
MATH 5698001
THESIS(Course Id: 108496)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2019



MATH 2330001
FUNCTIONS AND MODELING(Course Id: 111735)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2018 
MATH 5699003
RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS(Course Id: 112023)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2018 
MATH 5395001
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2018 
MATH 5391003
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Research in Math Curriculum  Course Id: 108486)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2018 
MATH 5395001
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Summer  Eleven Week  2018 
MATH 5391001
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Math Problem Solving Research  Course Id: 108486)Summer  Eleven Week  2018 
MATH 5341001
MODERN GEOMETRY(Course Id: 108455  Servlearn: No)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2018 Download Syllabus 
MATH 5395001
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2018 
MATH 5391005
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Research TopicsMath Education  Course Id: 108486)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2018



MATH 5345001
HISTORICAL APPCH REAL ANALYSIS(Course Id: 108459  Servlearn: No)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2017 Download Syllabus 
MATH 5395003
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2017 
MATH 5391003
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Qual. Res. Methds in Math Ed.  Course Id: 108486)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2017 
MATH 6699001
DISSERTATION(Course Id: 110860)Summer  Eleven Week  2017 
MATH 5391008
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Functions/Models in Math Ed  Course Id: 108486)Summer  Eleven Week  2017 
MATH 2326004
CALCULUS III(Course Id: 108349)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2017 
MATH 5346001
CONCEPTS/TECH PROBLEM SOLVING(Course Id: 108460)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2017 
MATH 7399001
DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION(Course Id: 111647)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2017 
MATH 5395001
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2017 
MATH 5391004
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Fdn Math Ed Research  Course Id: 108486)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2017 
MATH 5698001
THESIS(Course Id: 108496)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2017



MATH 5343001
CPTS/TECH PROB & STATISTICS(Course Id: 108457)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2016 
MATH 6699001
DISSERTATION(Course Id: 110860)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2016 
MATH 3307001
ELEMENTARY NUMBER THEORY(Course Id: 108363)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2016 
MATH 5391001
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Math Prob. Solving Assessment  Course Id: 108486)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2016 
MATH 2425300
CALCULUS II(Course Id: 108353)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2016 
MATH 2425310
CALCULUS II(Course Id: 108353)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2016 
MATH 2425320
CALCULUS II(Course Id: 108353)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2016 
MATH 6699001
DISSERTATION(Course Id: 110860)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2016 
MATH 5395004
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2016 
MATH 5391005
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Research TopicsMath Education  Course Id: 108486)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2016



MATH 5345001
CONCEPTS/TECH IN ANALYSIS(Course Id: 108459)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2015 
MATH 2330001
FUNCTIONS AND MODELING(Course Id: 111735)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2015 
MATH 5999001
RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS(Course Id: 112024)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2015 
MATH 5395003
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2015 
MATH 7399002
DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION(Course Id: 111647)Summer  Eleven Week  2015 
MATH 2326003
CALCULUS III(Course Id: 108349)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2015 
MATH 5341001
CONCEPTS/TECH IN GEOMETRY(Course Id: 108455)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2015 
MATH 6699002
DISSERTATION(Course Id: 110860)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2015 
MATH 4393002
HONORS THESIS/SENIOR PROJ(Course Id: 108406)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2015 
MATH 5699001
RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS(Course Id: 112023)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2015 
MATH 5395001
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2015



MATH 2425300
CALCULUS II(Course Id: 108353)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2014 
MATH 6699001
DISSERTATION(Course Id: 110860)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2014 
MATH 5999001
RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS(Course Id: 112024)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2014 
MATH 5395001
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2014 
MATH 5391007
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Concepts & Tech. in Linear Alg  Course Id: 108486)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2014 
MATH 6699001
DISSERTATION(Course Id: 110860)Summer  Eleven Week  2014 
MATH 5344001
MATHSPEC TECH(Course Id: 108458)Summer  Five Week  First  2014 
MATH 5395001
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Summer  Eleven Week  2014 
MATH 6699003
DISSERTATION(Course Id: 110860)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2014 
MATH 5999001
RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS(Course Id: 112024)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2014 
MATH 5395001
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2014 
MATH 4391001
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Research in Math Visualization  Course Id: 108404)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2014 
MATH 5391007
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Course Id: 108486)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2014



MATH 5348001
ADV ALGEBRA IN SECONDARY MATH(Course Id: 108462)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 1426700
CALCULUS I(Course Id: 108344)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 1426710
CALCULUS I(Course Id: 108344)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 1426720
CALCULUS I(Course Id: 108344)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 6699001
DISSERTATION(Course Id: 110860)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 2330001
FUNCTIONS AND MODELING(Course Id: 111735)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2013 
HONRSC 1426001
HONORS CALCULUS I(Course Id: 103830)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 4393001
HONORS THESIS/SENIOR PROJ(Course Id: 108406)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 5395002
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 5391003
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Research Design in Math Ed  Course Id: 108486)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 5337001
CONCEPTS/TECH IN CALCULUS(Course Id: 108451)Summer  Five Week  First  2013 
MATH 6699002
DISSERTATION(Course Id: 110860)Summer  Eleven Week  2013 
MATH 5392003
SELECTED TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Inquirybased Math Res Dev III  Course Id: 108487)Summer  Five Week  Second  2013 
MATH 5346001
CONCEPTS/TECH PROBLEM SOLVING(Course Id: 108460)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 6399003
DISSERTATION(Course Id: 110859)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 2330001
FUNCTIONS AND MODELING(Course Id: 111735)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 5395002
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 4391002
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Honors Thesis Research  Course Id: 108404)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2013 
MATH 5391004
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Research/Math Problem Solving  Course Id: 108486)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2013



MATH 1426700
CALCULUS I(Course Id: 108344)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2012 
MATH 1426710
CALCULUS I(Course Id: 108344)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2012 
MATH 1426720
CALCULUS I(Course Id: 108344)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2012 
MATH 5395002
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2012 
MATH 5391003
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Res. in Math Visualization/ Ed  Course Id: 108486)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2012 
MATH 5391007
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Research in Calculus Learning  Course Id: 108486)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2012 
MATH 5392001
SELECTED TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Inquiry Math Res Lesson Dev II  Course Id: 108487)Summer  Five Week  Second  2012 
MATH 5395001
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Summer  Eleven Week  2012 
MATH 5344001
MATHSPEC TECH(Course Id: 108458)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2012 
MATH 5395001
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2012 
MATH 5391004
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Research Topics in Math Ed  Course Id: 108486)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2012



MATH 1426004
CALCULUS I(Course Id: 108344)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2011 
MATH 1426007
CALCULUS I(Course Id: 108344)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2011 
MATH 5345001
CONCEPTS/TECH IN ANALYSIS(Topic: Concepts & Techniques  Course Id: 108459)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2011 
MATH 5337001
CONCEPTS/TECH IN CALCULUS(Course Id: 108451)Summer  Five Week  First  2011 
MATH 5392001
SELECTED TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Inquiry Math Res Lesson Dev I  Course Id: 108487)Summer  Five Week  Second  2011 
MATH 5391002
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Research on Function Concepts  Course Id: 108486)Summer  Eleven Week  2011 
MATH 5348001
ADV ALGEBRA IN SECONDARY MATH(Course Id: 108462)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2011 
MATH 2425003
CALCULUS II(Course Id: 108353)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2011 
MATH 2425004
CALCULUS II(Course Id: 108353)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2011 
MATH 5391003
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Rsch Topics in Calculus Lrning  Course Id: 108486)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2011 
MATH 5391006
SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: MathSpecific Technologies  Course Id: 108486)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2011 
MATH 5698001
THESIS(Course Id: 108496)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2011



MATH 1426004
CALCULUS I(Course Id: 108344)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2010 
MATH 5342001
CONCEPTS/TECH IN ALGEBRA(Course Id: 108456)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2010 
MATH 5698001
THESIS(Course Id: 108496)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2010 
MATH 5392002
SELECTED TOPICS IN MATH(Topic: Inquiry Math Res Lesson Dev II  Course Id: 108487)Summer  Five Week  Second  2010 
MATH 5346001
CONCEPTS/TECH PROBLEM SOLVING(Course Id: 108460)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2010 
MATH 5395004
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Spring  Regular Academic Session  2010



MATH 6999003
DISSERTATION(Course Id: 110861)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2009 
MATH 5344001
MATHSPEC TECH(Course Id: 108458)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2009 
MATH 5395001
SPECIAL PROJECT(Course Id: 108489)Fall  Regular Academic Session  2009

Service to the University


Sept 2018 to Present Committee ChairCollege of Science Student Success Committee

Apr 2016 to Present Committee MemberCollege of Science Student Success Committee

Dec 2014 to Present Committee MemberCollege of Science Teaching Awards Committee

Jan 2014 to Present Committee MemberCollege of Science Graduate Affairs Committee

2013 to Present Committee MemberCollege of Science Grade Appeals Committee

2013 to Present Task Force MemberPresident’s Hispanic Serving Institution Taskforce

2013 to Present Committee MemberResearch Conflict of Interest Committee

2012 to Present MemberCenter for the Integration of Research Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) Steering Committee (formerly Organizational Network for Teaching as Research Advancement and Collaboration (ONTRAC))

2012 to Present Committee MemberGraduate Affairs Committee

2011 to Present MemberUTeach Arlington Steering Committee

2001 to Present DirectorMaster of Arts Program in Mathematics

2016 to 2018 Committee MemberCollege of Education Program Coordinators’ Council

Apr 2012 to Apr 2018 Committee MemberUTArlington Academy of Distinguished Teachers
Leadership Committee for the ADT. 
Aug 2017 to Jan 2018 Committee MemberUndergraduate Affairs Committee

Past to 2017 Committee MemberUTA Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards Committee

2014 to 2016 EvaluatorHonors College Research Symposium

2014 to 2016 Committee ChairUndergraduate Affairs Committee

2012 to 2016 WriterCouncil for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Report (50 pages) and Revised Report on UTArlington Secondary Mathematics Program and the NCTM Professional Standards for Teachers of Mathematics

2012 to 2016 Committee MemberUndergraduate Affairs Committee

2012 to 2016 MemberUndergraduate Assembly

2010 to 2016 MemberCollege of Education Continuous Assessment Team

2001 to 2016 MemberTeacher Education Council

June 2015 to Sept 2016 ChairpersonUTArlington Academy of Distinguished Teachers

2001 to 2014 Committee MemberAdhoc Committee on Calculus

Past to 2013 Committee ChairTenure and Promotion Subcommittee on Mathematics Education

2010 to 2013 Committee MemberCommittee on Research Integrity

2011 to 2012 Committee MemberFaculty Recruiting Committee

2006 to 2012 Faculty AdvisorPreservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers and postbac certification

2004 to 2012 Committee MemberAdhoc Departmental Committee on Analysis and Proofs

2002 to 2012 Faculty LiaisonUTA Advanced Placement Calculus Summer Institute

Past to 2011 Committee ChairChair and contributing writer, Prelim B in Pure and Applied Analysis Committee

Past to 2011 Committee MemberSearch Committee for UTeach Arlington Master Mathematics Teacher

2009 to 2011 Committee ChairAdvisory Committee

2007 to 2011 Volunteer AnnouncerUTArlington Calculus Bowl

2003 to 2009 MemberUndergraduate Assembly

2004 to 2008 OrganizerMathematics Education Research Seminar

2005 to 2007 Committee MemberFaculty Recruiting Committee

2005 to 2007 Committee ChairUndergraduate Affairs Committee

2002 to 2007 Committee MemberUndergraduate Affairs Committee

2005 to 2006 Committee ChairFaculty Recruiting Committee

Past to 2003 Prepare documents, attend meetingsAssisted in UTA’s NCATE accreditation process by preparing documents aligning mathematics offerings to state teacher certification mathematics standards

Past to 2003 WriterModified degree plans for teacher certification in mathematics grades 48 and 812 for submission by UTA’s College of Education to the State Board for Educator Certification

Past to 2003 Committee MemberSearch Committee for Director of Science Education

Past to 2002 WriterPrepared documents aligning the State Board for Educator Certification Standards for Mathematics Teachers of Grades 812 with required mathematics coursework at UTA for UTA’s College of Education

Past to Aug 2002 Workshop OrganizerProblem Solving
Oneday 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 InterestsMathematical Association of America

2017 to Present Committee MemberMathematical Association of America Audit Committee

2017 to Present Committee MemberMathematical Association of America Gung & Hu Award Committee

2015 to Present Committee MemberSACNAS Distinguished Scientist and Mentor Awards Committee

Sept 2007 to Present Board of DirectorsConference 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 ProposalAmerican Mathematical Society (AMS)–NSF Mathematical Congress of the Americas (MCA) Travel Grants Review Committee

2014 to 2016 Committee MemberMAA Committee on Assessment

2013 to 2016 Committee MemberExecutive Committee of the Texas Section of the MAA

2013 to 2016 Board of DirectorsMathematical Association of America Board of Governors

Mar 2014 to Aug 2015 Task Force MemberMAA Governance Taskforce

2010 to 2014 Officer, Vice PresidentConference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching
