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Shanna E Banda

Name

[Shanna Essiann Banda]
  • Other Faculty, Mathematics

Education

    • 2005 MS in Mathematics
      Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, 2005
    • 2002 BS in Mathematics, Minor: History
      Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas, 2002

Appointments

    • 2017 to Present Distinguished Senior Lecturer
      Mathematics ,University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX,
    • June 2013 to Present Learning Resource Director
      Mathematics ,University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX,
    • 2013 to 2017 Lecturer
      Mathematics ,University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX,
    • 2008 to 2013 Instructor/Assistant Department Chair
      Mathematics ,Weatherford College (Weatherford, TX,
    • May 2006 to Dec 2007 Business Analyst for Global Initiatives
      Patman Drilling International, Inc. (Rio Vista, TX,
    • 2005 to 2006 Lecturer
      Mathematics ,Angelo State University (San Angelo, TX,
    • 2003 to 2005 Graduate Assistant/Adjunct Faculty
      Mathematics ,Tarleton State University (Stephenville, TX,
    • Nov 2003 to July 2005 Accountant
      Bramlett Implement, Inc. (Stephenville, TX,
    • 2003 to 2004 Substitute Teacher
      Mathematics ,Stephenville ISD (Stephenville, TX,
    • 2003 to 2003 Teacher
      Mathematics ,Coleman ISD (Coleman, TX,
    • June 2000 to Dec 2002 Accounting Clerk
      San Angelo Tractor (San Angelo, TX,

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2019 Provost Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by UT-Arlington
    • Dec  2018 College of Science Excellence in Teaching sponsored by UT-Arlington
    • Dec  2011 NISOD Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Award sponsored by UT-Austin

News Articles

Publications

      Book 2020
      • College Algebra with Review - Student Workbook
        [Banda , ShannaE].(1), Cincinnati, Ohio : "Van-Griner Learning".

      Book 2019
      • Contemporary Mathematics - Student Workbook
        [Banda , ShannaE, Allen, AidaM, Hawkins, SarahE, ].(2), Cincinnati, Ohio : "Van-Griner Learning".

      Conference Proceeding 2019
      • Early prediction of student success: A case study of learning analytics and backward design
        [Goutam, Sarker, Berry, Lisa, Banda, ShannaE, Grover, James, Siemens, George]. "The National CIRTL Forum".
      2019
      • (Un)readiness for College Algebra: Using Learning Analytics to Design Inventions for Student Success
        [Goutman, S, Berry , L, Banda , S, Siemens , G]. Tempe, AZ: "Learning Analytics & Knowledge (LAK) Conference".

      Book 2018
      • Algebra for Economics and Business - Student Workbook
        [Banda , Shanna E].(2), Cincinnati, Ohio: "Van-Griner Learning".
      2018
      • Calculus for Economics and Business - Student Workbook
        [Banda , Shanna E].(1), Cincinnati, Ohio : "Van-Griner Learning".
      2018
      • Contemporary Mathematics with Foundations - Student Workbook
        [Banda , ShannaE, Allen , AidaM, Hawkins, SarahE].(2), Cincinnati, Ohio: "Van-Griner Learning".
      2018
      • Foundational Mathematics - Student Workbook
        [Banda , Shanna E].(1), Cincinnati, Ohio: "Van-Griner Learning".

      Book 2017
      • Foundational Algebra - Student Workbook
        [Banda , ShannaE].(1), Arlington, Texas.

      Book 2016
      • Algebra and Calculus for Economics and Business, A Combined Student Workbook
        [Banda , ShannaE].(1), Arlington, Tx.

Presentations

    • October  2019
      Banda, ShannaEssiann, "Co-Req Design and Success", Central Texas College; Killeen, Texas. (October 11, 2019).
    • July  2019
      Banda, ShannaEssiann, "Student Resources Achieving MATH Success", UT-Arlington. (July 17, 2019).
    • October  2018
      Banda, ShannaE (Author & Presenter), "Co-Requisite Design and Course Data ", Central Texas College; Killeen, Tx. (October 12, 2018).
    • October  2018
      Banda, ShannaE (Author & Presenter), Howell, ElizabethY (Co-Chair), "Personalizing Learning through Corequisite ", North Lake College; Irving, Tx. (October 12, 2018).
    • May  2018
      Banda, ShannaE (Author & Presenter), "A University Experience: Obtaining Success with Math Pathways ", Dana Center, University of Wisconsin; Madison, WI. (May 23, 2018).
    • March  2018
      Banda, ShannaE (Author & Presenter), Johnson-Winters, Kayunta (Co-Chair), Veerabathina , Nilakshi (Co-Chair), Frederick, Lee Ann (Co-Chair), Zhou, Yuan (Co-Chair), "Women in STEM ", Lone Star Auditorium; University of Texas at Arlington. (March 22, 2018).
    • March  2017
      Banda, ShannaE (Author & Presenter), "Practical Curricular Implementation", UT Rio Grande Valley . (March 24, 2017).
    • October  2016
      Banda , ShannaE (Author & Presenter), "Promising Practices for Developing Regional Agreements", Dana Center, Sam Houston State University . (October 28, 2016).
    • April  2016
      Banda , ShannaE (Author & Presenter), Cordero , Minerva (Co-Chair), Awtry , Tommy (Co-Chair), "60x30TX Mathematics as a Barrier ", Texas Coordinating Board, University of Texas at Arlington . (April 05, 2016).
    • February  2016
      Banda , ShannaE, "Success is Possible ", Dana Center, Austin Community College . (February 19, 2016).
    • September  2015
      Banda , Shanna (Author & Presenter), "Gateway Courses ", Tarrant County Community College-Southeast Campus. (September 30, 2015).
    • September  2014
      Banda, Shanna (Panelist), "Pathways to Progress", Dana Center, Fairmont Hotel; Dallas, Texas. (September 23, 2014).

Students Supervised

    • 2016
      Cavender Campbell, (Mathematics)
      Assisted student with Ph.D. Research

Courses

      • MATH 1308-200 ELEM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108323)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MATH 1308-201 ELEM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108323)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MATH 1302-400 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 1302-401 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 1302-450 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 1302-451 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 1308-088 ELEM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108323)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 1308-089 ELEM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108323)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MATH 1303-003 TRIGONOMETRY
        (Course Id: 108318)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 1308-098 ELEM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108323)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2018
      • MATH 1308-099 ELEM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108323)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2018
      • MATH 1303-002 TRIGONOMETRY
        (Course Id: 108318)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MATH 1302-400 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 1302-401 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 1302-450 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 1302-451 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 1308-098 ELEM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108323)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2017
      • MATH 1308-099 ELEM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108323)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2017
      • MATH 1302-100 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 1302-101 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MATH 1302-088 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 1302-100 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 1302-101 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 1302-200 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2016
      • MATH 1302-201 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2016
      • MATH 1302-088 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 1302-089 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MATH 1302-100 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 1302-101 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 1315-002 COLLEGE ALGEBRA ECON/BUS ANLYS
        (Course Id: 108328)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 1302-100 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 1302-101 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • MATH 1302-100 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 1302-101 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 1308-100 ELEM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108323)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 1308-101 ELEM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108323)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 1308-088 ELEM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108323)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • MATH 0302-088 FUNDAMENTALS OF ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108312 | Stearnz: 4 | Pctz: 31)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • MATH 1303-001 TRIGONOMETRY
        (Course Id: 108318)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2014
      • MATH 1302-500 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 1302-501 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 1302-900 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2014
      • MATH 1308-400 ELEM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108323)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MATH 1302-400 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 1302-401 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 1302-402 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 1308-002 ELEM STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 108323)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MATH 1302-100 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
        (Course Id: 108317)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2013

Service to the University

    • Sept 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      Undergraduate Assembly
    • Sept 2016 to  Present Program Coordinator
      Learning Analytics and MATH 1302 Project
      Partnered with University Analytics, Civitas Learning, the LINK Research Lab, and CIRTL-UTA to provide data-driven support through a student success platform and notification system called On-Task. We will work closely with researchers in Australia to develop an effective invention tool.
    • Sept 2016 to  Present Program Organizer
      UTA/Denton/Tarrant County Mathematics Pathways Projects
      Develop a network for vertical alignment in the midst of changing educational policies. Included the examination of state policies, recent research in mathematics education, and local curriculum as well as the discussion of teaching, learning, advising, and aligning mathematics courses and possible implications pertaining to college graduation rates, students in the workforce, mathematics curriculum, and college- readiness standards.
    • Jan 2016 to  Present Committee Member
      COS Success Committee
    • Sept 2015 to  Present Program Coordinator
      Course Coordinator for MATH 0311 - Foundations of Contemporary Mathematics
    • Sept 2015 to  Present Program Coordinator
      Course Coordinator for MATH 0312 - Foundations of Algebra
    • Sept 2014 to  Present Committee Member
      Assessment Input
    • Sept 2014 to  Present Committee Member
      Standing NTT Hiring Committe
    • Jan 2014 to  Present Program Coordinator
      UTA Math Online Course Direction and Instruction
      Ongoing direction and training for all online math faculty as well as program scheduling and course curriculum. Cross- functional activities with other departments serving the AOP population.
    • Sept 2013 to  Present Program Coordinator
      Course Coordinator for MATH 1302 - College Algebra
    • Aug 2013 to  Present Program Organizer
      Technology Training and Professional Development
      Continued assistance with curricular and technological needs of our department faculty including semesterly teacher trainings and mentorships.
    • June 2013 to  Present Program Coordinator
      UTA Mathematics Learning Resource Center
      Ongoing direction for our academic and tutoring resource computer lab, math clinic, and embedded tutor model. Our clinic tutoring center and our 154- seat computer lab assist around 7,000 students annually serving as both tutoring source and a testing center for math courses, both on campus and online. All facets of the center are staffed by undergraduate students who participate in bi- weekly training activities.
    • Nov 2018 to  Aug 2019 Special Institutional Assignment
      COS Canvas Faculty Champion
      As the champion for our college, I am working closely with the Center for Distance Education ( CDE), Office of Information Technology ( OIT), Faculty Affairs, and the Provosts's Office to ensure a smooth conversion of academic courses from BlackBoard to Canvas. My responsibilities include the identification of courses for migration, training of peer faculty, and guidance for the COS in the process.
    • Jan 2019 to  May 2019 Program Coordinator
      Course Coordinator for MATH 0312/1315 - Co-Req Business Algebra
    • Sept 2018 to  May 2019 Program Coordinator
      Course Coordinator for MATH 0312/1302 - Co-Req College Algebra
    • Jan 2018 to  May 2019 Program Coordinator
      Course Coordinator for MATH 0311/1301 - Co-Req of Contemporary Mathematics
    • Past to  2018 Program Coordinator
      UTA-TCCD MOU
      With the culmination of two years of negotiations, I obtained an amendment to the 2016 UTA-TCCD transfers MOU allowing for the sharing of data pertaining to transfer students enroll in Math courses. The initial requests to TCCD were sent spring 2018 and this work will transform operations for both institutions .
    • May 2014 to  Aug 2018 Program Coordinator
      Summer Bridge Initiative
      University program to provide a firm foundation for incoming, at risk, freshman students. Wrote the math curriculum including computer literacy and coordinated the math courses and instructors participating in the bridge program.
    • Sept 2016 to  May 2018 Committee Member
      IT Governance - Teaching and Learning Advisory
    • Sept 2014 to  May 2018 Committee Member
      CORE Curriculum Assessment
    • Past to  2016 Committee Member
      Analytics Discussions
      Began Analytics discussion and project for Pearson reporting, providing ongoing recommendations for improvement to assist instructors with data-driven decisions
    • Past to  2016 Program Organizer
      IDEAS Center Tutors
      Facilitated the creation of assessments for the IDEAS Center
    • Past to  2016 Program Coordinator
      MLP Courses
      Implemented the Learning Catalytics student engagement system to all MLP courses for active students learning during lecture and lab courses.
    • Past to  2016 Program Coordinator
      Online Components for MATH 2425 AND MATH 2326
      Facilitated the build of the online components for both MATH 2425 AND MATH 2326
    • Past to  2016 Program Coordinator
      TRIO/SSS Summer Programs
      Wrote Summer curriculum, developed assignments, and help facilitate the instruction of summer math courses within their cohort.
    • Past to  2016 Faculty Mentor
      Veteran Mentor
      Received Vet Zone training to better assist the student veteran population within the Mathematics Department.
    • Jan 2016 to  May 2016 Committee Member
      DCCCD STEM Accelerator
    • Sept 2014 to  May 2016 Committee Member
      STEM Academy
    • Past to  2015 Program Coordinator
      Coordination of Calculus Boot Camp
      Intensive online, one week calculus review for incoming students. Work included the creation of a website, the curriculum, online platform, student schedules, and communication for marketing the annual program.
    • Past to  2015 Program Organizer
      Instructional Tutor
      Facilitated the creation of assessments for Supplemental Tutors
    • Past to  2015 Program Coordinator
      MOU Documents
      Began Coordinating with TCCD to develop data sets and research initiatives for cross- intuitional work for transfer students.
    • Past to  2015 Committee Member
      PreCalculus Course Redesign
      Assisted members of the department with the PreCalculus consolidation and course redesign
    • Past to  Aug 2015 Program Coordinator
      Learning Catalytics
      Added Learning Catalytics program to all MyLabsPlus courses for active student learning.
    • Past to  Aug 2015 Program Coordinator
      New Course Creation (MATH 0311)
    • Past to  Aug 2015 Program Coordinator
      New Course Creation (MATH 0312)
    • Sept 2014 to  May 2015 University Senate Service
      Course Coordinator for MATH 0302 - Fundamentals of Algebra
    • Sept 2014 to  Dec 2014 Program Coordinator
      Course Coordinator for MATH 1308 - Elementary Statistical Analysis
    • Past to  2014 Program Coordinator
      GTA Training
      Fostered departmental collaboration through course team meetings as well as lab assistant and GTA training.
    • Past to  Aug 2014 Program Coordinator
      Implemented Online Homework
      Facilitated the online build for MATH 1421 and MATH 1426.
    • Past to  Aug 2014 Program Coordinator
      Smart Thinking
      Added Smart Thinking program to all MyLabsPlus courses to provide 24-hour on-demand tutoring.
    • Aug 2013 to  May 2014 Special Institutional Assignment
      Math Placement Test
      Creation of a new electronic, algorithmic placement exam for all students needing a math course.
    • Past to  Mar 2014 Committee Member
      University College Director Hiring Committee
    • Past to  2013 Committee Member
      Developmental English Coordinator Hiring Committee
    • Past to  2013 Faculty Mentor
      Honors College
      Mentor for Honors College Students
    • Past to  2013 Guest Speaker
      Success U Program
      Presentation to oncoming students with the Success U Program
    • Aug 2012 to  May 2013 Committee Chair
      Fundraising Initiatives
      Vice Chair for Weatherford College Campaign
    • Jan 2003 to  May 2003 Faculty Advisor
      Interscholastic League (UIL) Coaching
      Coaching of Coleman ISD students for the University Interscholastic League (UIL) calculator competitions

Service to the Community

    • 2014 to  Present
      Board Member
      New River Missions Advisory Board
    • 2008 to  Present
      Volunteer
      Habitat for Humanity
      Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity projects
    • Past to  2016
      Officer, Other Officer
      New River Singles' Ministry- The Mix
      Co-director of The New River Singles Ministry- The Mix
    • 2009 to  2012
      Program Coordinator
      New River Singles' Ministry- Oasis
    • Past to  2011
      Member
      Mission Trip
      Mission Trip to Talenga, Honduras to serve a local pastor with a building project
    • Past to  2010
      Member
      Mission Trip
      Mission Trip to Jalaca, Honduras to serve a children's home and orphanage