Moulton, Benjamin
Title:
Associate Professor - Developmental Math
Office:
LA 217
Phone:
863-7034
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R. Benjamin Moulton, PhD Associate Professor Department of Developmental Mathematics Utah Valley University
Orem, UT

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. Education: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Dissertation: Research-Based Strategies of Developmental Mathematics Courses Taught Using Mediated Instruction
Walden University, 2014
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 Research-Based Strategies of Developmental Mathematics Courses Taught Using Mediated Instruction, presented at the conference of the American Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, Nashville, Tennessee, November, 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 Natureà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
UVU Autism Initiative Committee 2014-present
University Tenure Board of Review Committee 2013-2014
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 2006-2013
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 - 2014
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