Dr. Judith A. Silver, MU-ADVANCE Co-PI
Professor, Department of Mathematics
Ph.D. (Mathematics), University of Kentucky
M.A.T. (Mathematics), University of Washington
B.S. (Mathematics), Walla Walla College
Dr. Silver's research interests include: WvEB Algebra laboratories and
lectures, computer utilization to teach proofs, and the creation of
a Lab Manual for Running Mathematica. Her most recent research on A
Great Circle Metric is a proceeding for the WV Academy of Science.
Dr. Silver is the current reviewer for The Mathematics Teacher,
and was also the reviewer of undergraduate textbooks for publishers
Addison/Wesley/Longman and Simon&Shuster.
Dr. Silver has taught a variety of mathematics courses, including:
Math for Liberal Arts Majors; Graphing Calculators; New Student
Seminar; Elementary Algebra; Intermediate Algebra; College Algebra;
Trigonometry; Finite Math; Elementary Statistics; Short Calculus for
Business Majors; Short Calculus for Science Majors; Calculus I, II,
& III; Integral Calculus for CS Majors; Linear Algebra &
Differential Equations for CS Majors; Linear Algebra; Differential
Equations; Partial Differential Equations; Differential Geometry;
Non-Euclidean Geometry; Modern Geometry; Projective Geometry;
Geometry for Math Educators; Theory of Statistics I & II; Advanced
Calculus I & II; Real Analysis I & II; Complex Variables; Number
Theory; Topology; Senior Seminar; Science & the Visual Arts;
Introduction to Higher Mathematics.
This year, Dr. Silver will teach the First Year
Seminar 100H course, a freshmen orientation course for honors
students, as well as an honors course focusing on arts and
Services and Outreach
Dr. Silver served as the Interim Associate Dean
of the College of Science for the 2008-2009 academic year.
From 2002-2005, Dr. Silver served as
the Associate Chair for the Department of Mathematics, after an
appointment as the Interim Head for the Division of Mathematics and
Applied Science from 2000 - 2002. Dr. Silver is the currently a
Mathematics professor and a Co-PI for the MU-ADVANCE program.
As a member of the West Virginia Math Task Force, Dr. Silver has
collaborated with the National Science Foundation through the MERIT
project. This project addresses the teaching and learning needs of
middle school and high school mathematics. She is a content
specialist for the RESA II Math Partnership Grant (No Child Left
Behind). Dr. Silver's contribution to the community is expansive.
In November 2001, she garnered grant monies for K-12 Math
Initiatives, has served as a Co-PI for an NSF Grant; CSEMS
Scholars: A GAME plan for Appalachian Student Success during the
spring 2001, and was a Co-PI for Pilot Program Grant for WvEB
algebra in the fall of 2000.
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