Moulton, Benjamin
 
Department:
Title: Associate Professor - Developmental Math
Office: LA 217
Email: ben.moulton@uvu.edu
Phone: 863-7034
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R. Benjamin Moulton, Associate Professor

Department of Developmental Mathematics

LA 217e

Utah Valley University

Orem, UT

 

EDUCATION:

 

            Ph.D. Education: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Walden University, in progress

            M.S. Civil/Environmental Engineering, Brigham Young University, 1999

B.S. Mathematics, Montana State University, 1995

B.A. Modern Languages, Montana State University, 1995

 

AWARDS:

 

            2014 Alumni Outstanding Education from University College Award

2013 Utah Valley University Student Advocate Award

2010 University College Faculty Excellence Nominee

            2008 School of General Academics Faculty Excellence Nominee

2007 Alumni Outstanding Educator from the School of General Academics Award

2005 Alumni Outstanding Educator from the School of General Academics Nominee

            2005 School of General Academics Faculty Excellence Award

            2004 School of General Academics Faculty Excellence Award

            2003 School of Learning Resources Faculty Excellence Nominee

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

 

Presentation titled An Evolution from Prospectus through Proposal, presented at the Walden University Residency, Indianapolis, Indiana, February, 2014.

 

Presentation titled Research-Based Strategies of Developmental Mathematics Courses Taught Using Mediated Instruction, presented at the Walden University Residency, Indianapolis, Indiana, February, 2014.

 

Poster presentation titled Brock’s Theorem: An Alternative to the Binomial Theorem,  presented at the conference of the American Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, Anaheim, California, November, 2013.

 

Presentation titled Learning From Failure and Success, From a Hegelian Perspective, presented as part of the Freshman Reading Series, Utah Valley University, November, 2013.

 

Presentation titled What Happens When a 3rd World Community Is Suddenly Introduced To Industrialized Technology?, presented as part of the Freshman Reading Series, Utah Valley University, March, 2013.

 

Presentation titled SUMM: Success Through Math Mentoring, presented at the 2011 Mentoring Conference, University of New Mexico, October, 2011.

 

Presentation titled Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty Relations, a Followup, presented at the conference of the American Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, Las Vegas, Nevada, November, 2009.

 

Presentation titled Affiliate Sharing Session, presented at the conference of the American Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, Las Vegas, Nevada, November, 2009.

 

Poster presentation titled Freaks of Nature à Hot Air Balloons: Dimensional Experimentation, presented at the conference of the American Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, Las Vegas, Nevada, November, 2009.

 

Poster presentation titled The Beatles Have Revolution #9, Math has “Math and the Revolution” presented at the conference of the National Association of Developmental Education in Boston, Massachusetts, February, 2008.

 

Presentation titled Math and Rock-n-Roll presented at the College Reading and Learning Association conference, Orem, Utah, March, 2007.

Presentation titled Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty Relation, presented at the conference of the American Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, San Diego, California, November, 2006.

 

Presentation titled Math Is Fun! Reaching Out to Students Who Hate Mathematics, presented at the conference of the American Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, Orlando, Florida, November, 2004.

 

Presentation titled A Summary of Water Plans for Sevier, San Pete, and Duchesne Counties, presented at the conference of the Rural Water Association of Utah, St George, Utah, November, 2000.

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Moulton, B., & Brown, B. (February, 2014). A user-friendly approach to binomial sums coefficient. MathAMATYC Educator, 5(2).

 

Moulton, B., Colvin, J., & Tobler, N. (December, 2012). Math mentoring: An emerging model to aid college student success in developmental mathematics.  Manuscript submitted for publication.

 

Brown, C., Lambert, L., Moulton, B., & Sanft, M. (October, 2011). SUccess through math mentoring (SUMM).  Unpublished paper presented at the 2011 Mentoring Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

 

Moulton, B. (1999). Optimal flow rates in sanitary sewers. Master’s Project for the Department of Civil/Environmental Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

 

LEADERSHIP:

 

·     Tenure Criteria Committee Chair 2013-present

·     Faculty Connections Committee Chair 2011-2012

·     Faculty Connections Committee Co-Chair 2010-2011

·     Assistant Department Chair 2007-2010

·     Math Mentor Coordinator 2008-present

·     Utah Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges President 2008-2009

·     National Association of Developmental Education Certification Chair 2006-2009

·     Textbook Search Committee Chair 2007

·     School Curriculum Chair 2003-2007

·     Faculty Excellence Award Committee, Chair 2006

·     Faculty Search Committee Chair 2005, 2012

·     Utah Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges Secretary 2004-2005

 

SERVICE:

 

Utah Valley University

 

·     University Tenure Board of Review Committee 2013-present

·     University Planning Advisory Committee 2013-present

·     Student Success and Retention Committee 2011-2012

·     Faculty Connections Committee 2009-present

·     UVU Business Advisory Council 2008

·     Math Awareness Week Committee 2006-present

·     Tutoring Excellence Committee 2006

·     Math Task Force Committee 2005-2006

·     College Curriculum Committee 2003-2007

·     Faculty Senate Standing Committee for Intercollegiate Athletics 2004-2005

 

University College

 

·     Technology Specialist Search Committee 2011

·     Learning Strategist Search Committee 2008

·     School of General Academics Accreditation Committee 2004

 

Developmental Mathematics Department

 

·     Department Executive Committee 2013- present

·     Tenure Criteria Committee 2010 - present

·     National Association of Developmental Education Certification Committee 2010-2011

·     Department Research Committee 2008-2012

·     Website Committee 2008

·     Intermediate Algebra Course Coordinator 2007

·     Outcomes Assessment Committee 2007

·     Post-Tenure Policy Committee 2007

·     Mentor to Tenure-Track Faculty 2005-present

·     Developmental Math Public Relations Committee 2005

·     Department Accreditation Committee 2004-2005

·     Evening Coordinator 2003-2005

·     Faculty Search Committee 2003, 2004

 

Basic Composition Department

 

·     Equal Rights, Affirmative Action Representative on the Faculty Search Committee 2005

 

English as a Second Language Department

 

·     Faculty Search Committee 2008

 

Pre-Engineering Department

 

·     Equal Rights, Affirmative Action Representative on the Faculty Search Committee 2011

 

College Success Studies Department

 

·     Equal Rights, Affirmative Action Representative on the UV Mentor Coordinator Search Committee 2011

 

Profession

 

·     AMATYC Division/Department Issues Committee 2013 - present

·     AMATYC Mathematics Excellence Award Committee 2012 - present

·     LUMINA Task Force Committee 2011-2012

·     Board of Regents Developmental Mathematics Majors Committee, Utah System of Higher Education 2007-2010

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

2002 – Present         Utah Valley University                      Orem, UT

            Associate Professor of Developmental Mathematics, College Success

 

1999 – 2002             Franson Engineering                                    American Fork, UT

            Civil/Environmental Engineer

 

1996 – 1999             Brigham Young University               Provo, UT

            Graduate Assistant Math Instructor

 

1995 – 1996             Houston High School                         Houston, MN

            Math/Spanish Instructor

 

1993 – 1997             Concordia Languages Village           Bemidji, MN

            Spanish Instructor

 

GRANTS:

 

Community for Engages Learning grant, UVU, $15,000

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

 

American Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges

National Association of Developmental Education

Utah Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges

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