Mathematics and Computer Science
Office Location: AC-2D03
|Thursday||10am - 11:50pm (and by appointment)|
|EdD||Teachers College Columbia University||Mathematics Education||2009|
|MA||Teachers College Columbia University||Mathematics Education||2000|
|BS||CUNY York College||Mathematics||1998|
Areas of Expertise
- Technology in Mathematics Education
Computer Algebra Systems
Teaching and Learning Online
Open Education Resources (OER)
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Thompson, V. & McDowell Y.. "A case study comparing student experiences and success in an undergraduate mathematics course taught online, blended, and face-to-face." International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology. 7(2) April 2019: 116-136.
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" Increasing the OER Capacity of Precalculus Courses at York College & Queensborough Community College " May 10th, 2019: CUNY Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) Conference.
" Zero Cost TextBooks " October 11th, 2019: Mathematics Department Faculty members and Students.
" Mathematical Resources Available to Students " March 22nd, 2018: Mathematics Department Faculty members.
" Promoting Student Engagement in Online Mathematics Courses " November 11th, 2017: First Northeast RUME One-day conference.
" Teaching Math 119 at York " October 13, 2015: Mathematics Department Faculty members.
" Effective Teaching Strategies with Computer Algebra Systems " May 9th, 2014: CUNY Mathematics Conference.
" Teaching and Learning Mathematics Online " May 8th, 2013: Mathematics Department Faculty and Students.
" How to Host a Successful Conference at York College " January 18th, 2013: Prof. 201 Faculty Development Workshop.
" Technology in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics " October 27th 2011: Mathematics Department Faculty members.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
Teachers College, Columbia University Minority Scholarship: 2005-2009.
City of New York, Mayor’s Excellence in Technology Award: 2001.
CUNY, Office of Research, Impact of fine particulate matter on COVID-19 deaths in proximity to two airports in New York City. 2021-2022: $38,084.
PSC-CUNY, Exploring Open Education Resources in Pre-Calculus. July 2019: $3,499.52.
CUNY Collaborative Open Educational Resources in STEM (COERS) Program, Increasing the OER Capacity of Pre-Calculus Courses at York College & Queensborough Community College. March 2018: $10,000.00.
PSC-CUNY, A case study comparing student experiences and success in an undergraduate mathematics course offered through online, blended, and face-to-face instruction. July 2017: $3,499.02.
Offices Held In Professional Societies
Member, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education: .
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Career Day Speaker for the Queens High School for the Sciences at York College: Spring 2017.