Detailed Information for David Tucker

Dr. David Tucker 
Mathematics
 » Professor
Office Location
Bolin Hall 118 L
Office Hours

Summer II      2011

Class days :  2:15 to 4:00  pm

 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4414
Fax: (940) 397-4442
 
 

Contact Information

david.tucker@mwsu.edu

My Websites

http://faculty.mwsu.edu/math/david.tucker

Interests

Use of spreadsheets in the teaching of mathematics

Graphing with spreadsheets


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2014 Math 1634  201  Calculus I    Bolin Hall 314

MT RF  8:00  - 8:50 am

Details Spring 2014 Math 1053  201  Contemporary Mathematics    Bolin Hall 312

M W F 10:00 - 10:50

Details Spring 2014 Math 1053  X20  Contemporary Mathematics    Online pearsonmylabandmastering.com

internet

Details Fall 2013 Math 3293  101  Abstract Algebra I    Bolin Hall 212

M W F 8:00 - 8:50 am

Details Fall 2013 Math 1534  102  PreCalculus    Bolin Hall Bolin 309

MT RF 11:00 - 11:50

Details Fall 2013 Math 1233  112  College Algebra    Bolin Hall Bolin 311

T R  12:30 - 1:50 pm

Details Fall 2013 Math 1233  110  College Algebra    Bolin Hall Bolin 309

T R  8:00 - 8:50 am

Details Spring 2013 Math 3833   201  Linear Algebra    Bolin Hall 320

M W F 1:00 - 1:50 pm

Details Spring 2013 Math 1734  201  Calculus II    Bolin Hall 101

MT RF  8:00 am - 8:50 am

Details Spring 2013 Math 1053  X20  Contemporary Mathematics    Online pearsonmylabandmastering.com

internet

Details Spring 2013 Math 1053  202  Contemporary Mathematics    Bolin Hall 309

M W F 11:00 - 11:50

Details Spring 2011 Math 1053  X20  Contemporary Mathematics    Bolin Hall CourseCompass: tucker10543

internet




Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
Kansas State University AB Mathematics Aug 1 1966 12:00AM 
Florida State University Ph. D. Mathematics Aug 15 1975 12:00AM 
Michigan State University MS Mathematics Dec 15 1967 12:00AM 



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Morehead State University  Instructor of Mathematics  1969-09-01  1971-08-31
 Waynesburg College  Assistant/Associate/Professor of Mathematics  1975-09-01  1988-08-31
 Midwestern State University  Associate Professor / Professor of Mathematics  1988-09-01  



Research and Publications

 

Publications:

 

  The Ubiquitous Spreadsheet Program: A Tool For Teachers, D. Tucker,

             Faculty Papers, Series 3, Vol. XV,  Midwestern State University

 

  Spreadsheet Graphics for Curve Sketching in Mathematics, D. Tucker,

              Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, November 2002

 

  Some Geometric Applications Using Spreadsheets, D. Tucker,

               Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, November 2002

  

  A Spreadsheet Macro Program For The Simplex Algorithm, D. Tucker,

                 Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, November 1998

 

  Numerical Analysis: Programming, Spreadsheets, or Calculators?, D. Tucker,          

Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, November 1997

 

  Spreadsheet Graphics, A Mathematical Wonderland, D. Tucker, Journal of

Computing in Small Colleges, Vol 10 No 5, March 1995

 

  Visualization in Mathematics, D. Tucker, Faculty Papers 1994, Midwestern    State University

 

  Programming Assignments For Reluctant Programmers In Numerical Analysis,

D. Tucker, Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, March 1994

 

  Math Visualization With Spreadsheets, D. Tucker, Proceedings of the

26th Annual ASCUE Conference, June 1993

 

  Spreadsheets as an Alternative to Graphing Calculators, D. Tucker,

             Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, March 1993

 

  Using Stacks and Queues to Introduce Objects in Turbo Pascal, P. Montague and D. Tucker,

             Journal of Computing in Small Colleges,  March 1993

 

  Teaching Elementary Matrix Operations Using Spreadsheets, D. Tucker,

             Proceedings of the 25th Annual ASCUE Conference, June 1992

 

  Lecture room Demonstrations of Serial Data Communication, D. Walker and D. Tucker et. al.,

             SIGSCE Bulletin, March 1992

 

  Managing Hard-disk PCs in the Introductory Laboratory, D. Walker and D. Tucker,

             SIGSCE Bulletin, December 1991

Introduction to Complexity through Units and Objects in CS-II, D. Tucker,


Proceedings of the 24th Annual ASCUE Conference, June 1991

 

 

 Spreadsheet Macros as a Tool for Teachers, D. Tucker,

              Proceedings of the 24th Annual ASCUE Conference, June 1991 

 

Abstract Data Types, Objects, and Turbo Pascal 5.5, P. Montague and D. Tucker,

                 Proceedings of the 24th Annual ASCUE Conference, June 1991

  Modular field extensions, N. Heerema and D. Tucker,

              Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 1975