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Dr. Rebecca Swanson
Teaching Professor

  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, CO 80401
    USA

Education

  • PhD Indiana University
  • MA Indiana University
  • BA Dakota Wesleyan University

Research

  • Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, Combinatorics, Discrete Mathematics

Interests

  • Teaching Interests: Calculus, Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, Upper level pure mathematics (Introduction to Proofs, Topology, Abstract Algebra, etc...)
  • Mentoring Interests: Society for Women in Mathematics (CSM's local AWM Chapter), Putnam Team, Mathematics Outreach
  • Personal Interests: Travel! And running, baking, and reading

Publications

  • D. Carney, N. Ormes, R. Swanson, Partially Flipped Linear Algebra: A Team-Based Approach, Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies 25 (2015), 641-654
  • S. Pankavich, R. Swanson, Principal Components Analysis: Resources for an essential application of Linear Algebra, Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies 25 (2015), 400-420
  • D. Haunsperger, R. Swanson, High School Math Days, MAA Focus Magazine, 34 (Dec. 2014 - Jan. 2015), 22-23

Teaching Portfolio (Password Protected; Folder provided as .zip file)

        Calculus II (MATH 112/122)
        Foundations of Advanced Mathematics (MATH 300)
        Linear Algebra (MATH 332)
        Discrete Mathematics (MATH 358/ CSCI 358)
        Applied Topology (MATH 498/598)