Thompson, Virginia

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    EdD  Teachers College Columbia University  Mathematics Education  2009 
    MA  Teachers College Columbia University  Mathematics Education  2000 
    BS  CUNY York College  Mathematics  1998 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College  Assistant Professor  Mathematics  August 2017 - Present 
    York College  Doctoral Lecturer  Mathematics  August 2011 - August 2017 
    York College  Substitute Doctoral Lecturer  Mathematics  August 2010 - August 2011 
    York College  Substitute Assistant Professor  Mathematics  August 2009 - August 2010 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College  Adjunct Lecturer  Mathematics  August 2005 - May 2006 
    NYU - Steinhardt School of Education  Adjunct Lecturer  Mathematics  August 2003 - December 2004 
    York College  Adjunct Lecturer  Mathematics  August 2000 - May 2003 
  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    NYC Department of Homeless Services  Technical Writer / Computer Trainer  November 2004 - July 2006 
    NYC Department of Homeless Services  Help Desk Analyst  February 2000 - November 2004 
    NYC Department of Environmental Protection  Computer Service Technician  July 1996 - February 2000 
    NYC Department of Environmental Protection  Part Time Clerical Associate  July 1991 - July 1996 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Assistant Professor  August 2017 - Present 
    Doctoral Lecturer  August 2011 - August 2017 
    Substitute Doctoral Lecturer  August 2010 - August 2011 
    Substitute Assistant Professor  August 2009 - August 2010 
    Adjunct Lecturer  August 2005 - May 2006 
    Adjunct Lecturer  August 2000 - May 2003 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        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 Mathematical Education in Science and Technology. 7(2) April 2019: 116-136.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "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.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Teachers College, Columbia University Minority Scholarship: 2005-2009.

    City of New York, Mayor’s Excellence in Technology Award: 2001.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    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.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Member of Assessment Committe: Fall 2018 - Present.

      Math/CS Week (Planning Committee Member): Spring 2018.

      Math/CS Week (Planning Committee Member): Spring 2018.

      Alumni Outreach Coordinator: Fall 2017 - Present.

      Participated in Math and CS workshop entitled: “Fostering Success in Mathematics and Computer Science”: Fall 2017.

      Math/CS Week (Planning Committee Member): Spring 2017.

      Contributed towards the Academic Program Review: Spring 2017.

      Math/CS Week (Planning Committee Member): Spring 2016.

      Member of the Search Committee for Math/Teacher Ed. Dept. for vacant position: Spring 2015.

      Math 120 Coordinator: Spring 2015 - Present.

      Math/CS Week (Planning Committee Member): Spring 2015.

      Member of the Curriculum Committee: Fall 2013 - Spring 2018.

      Math 119 Coordinator: Spring 2013 - Present.

      Math 102 Coordinator: Spring 2013 - Present.

      Math 104 Coordinator: Spring 2012 - Fall 2014.

    2. Service to the School

      Volunteered at York’s 48th commencement: Spring 2018.

      Judge at the 14th Annual York College Science and Math Exposition 2017: Spring 2017.

      Volunteered at York’s 47th commencement: Spring 2017.

      CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise 2016 STEM Curriculum Development Workshop: Summer 2016.

      Judge at the 13th Annual York College Science and Math Exposition 2016: Spring 2016.

      Volunteered at York’s 45th commencement: Spring 2015.

      Judge at the New York City Metro JSHS: Spring 2015.

      Judge at the 12th Annual York College Science and Math Exposition 2015: Spring 2015.

      Volunteered at York’s 44th commencement: Spring 2014.

      Judge at the 11th Annual York College Science and Math Exposition 2014: Spring 2014.

      Judge at the New York City Metro JSHS: Spring 2014.

      Participated in the Adjunct Training Workshop: Winter 2014.

      Judge at the 10th Annual York College Science and Math Exposition 2013: Spring 2013.

      Judge at the New York City Metro JSHS: Spring 2013.

      Presented at the Prof. 201 faculty development workshop on the topic of: How to Host a Successful Conference at York College: Winter 2013.

      Co-Chaired T^3 Regional Conference at York College: Spring 2012.

      Judge at the 9th Annual York College Science and Math Exposition 2012: Spring 2012.

      Judge at the New York City Metro JSHS: Spring 2012.

    3. Service to the College

      Member, Instruction Committee: Fall 2018 - Present.

      Faculty Online Course Development Program: Fall 2017 - Present.

      Planning committee member for JSHS: Fall 2016 - Present.

      Instructional Support Advisory Committee: Fall 2016 - Present.

      Program Assessment Liaison: Fall 2016 - Spring 2019.

      Math Learning Center Director: Spring 2016 - Spring 2018.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    Member, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education: .

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Career Day Speaker for the Queens High School for the Sciences at York College: Spring 2017.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Course Description
      Math 104  College Algebra 
      Math 111  Introduction to Statistics and Probability 
      Math 119  Computer Algebra Systems 
      Math 120  Precalculus 
      Math 121  Analytic Geometry Calculus I 
      Math 300  Independent Study of Selected Topics in Mathematics 
      Math 400  Independent Study of Selected Topics in Mathematics 
      Educ 440  Supervised Student Teaching, Mathematics, Grades 7-9 
      Educ 441  Supervised Student Teaching, Mathematics, Grades 10-12 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      Math 119 Computer Algebra Systems (WEB), Developed an Online Course for Math 119.