Anderson, Jon
Title:
Associate Professor - Developmental Math
Office:
LA012q
Phone:
863-6575
Mail Code:
176
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Last Updated: 10/17/17 -

Courses Taught

MAT1010 - Intermediate Algebra

MAT1030 - Quantitative Reasoning

Research Interest:

Flipped Classrooms and their Impact on Student Learning

Alternative Methods to teach Algebra

Student Engagement in Coursework  

Effective use of Technology in Classes

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education

 

Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT

A.S. in Science

2001

Was Utah Valley State College at the date earned

 

 

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

2007

Thesis: “Semi Autonomous Vehicle Intelligence: Real Time Target Tracking for Vision Guided Autonomous Vehicles”

 

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

2004

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

 

Alan E. Hall Innovation Award

2015

 

Dean’s Faculty Scholarship Award

2012-2013

 

Faculty Appreciation Award from the Utah Valley University Math Lab

2013

 

Outstanding Teaching Award – Live Interactive

2013

 

SPIE Intelligent Robot and Computer Vision Conference Best Student Paper

2005

 

 

 

Teaching Experience

 

Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

Assistant Professor

Developed syllabus and overall course structure, wrote and graded exams, developed online course material for students, prepared additional lecture notes to aid students in difficult concepts, and administered grades.

2013-Present

 

Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

Instructor

Developed syllabus and overall course structure, wrote and graded exams, developed online course material for students, prepared additional lecture notes to aid students in difficult concepts, and administered grades.

Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

2011-2013

 

Lecturer

2010-2011

 

Developed syllabus and overall course structure, wrote and graded exams, created worksheets to help students better understand concepts, and administered all grades.

 

Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

Adjunct Instructor – “Intermediate Algebra.”

2008 – 2010

Developed syllabus and overall course structure, wrote and graded exams, created worksheets to help students better understand concepts, and administered all grades.

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Teaching Assistant – at BYU in the ECEN department.

2002 - 2007

Collaborated on curriculum and exam development, met with students upon request,
and graded all written work, including final exam papers.

 

 

Publications and papers

 

Textbooks

Contributed a new method of factoring to be used as deemed appropriate by the authors Michael Sullivan, III, Kathrine Struve, and Janet Mazzarella for the Publisher (Pearson Education) in connection with the works entitled Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, Elementary & Intermediate Algebra, and Developmental Mathematics.

 

Published Journal Papers

D.J. Lee, J.D. Anderson, and J.K. Archibald, “Hardware Implementation of Spline-based Genetic Algorithm for Embedded Stereo Vision Sensor Providing Real-time Visual Guidance to the Visually Impaired”, special issue on “Signal Processing for Applications in Healthcare Systems (AHS)” of the EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2008, doi 10.1155/2008/385827, 10 pages, June 2008.

Refereed Conference Proceedings and Presentations

 J.D. Anderson, D.J. Lee, and J.K. Archibald, “Embedded Stereo Vision System Providing Visual Guidance to the Visually Impaired, The Third IEEE/NIH Life Science Systems and Application Workshop (LISSA), p. 229-232, Bethesda, MD, USA, November 8-9, 2007.

 J.D. Anderson, D.J. Lee, B.B. Edwards, J.K. Archibald, and C.R. Greco, “Real-time Feature Tracking on an Embedded Vision Sensor for Small Vision-guided Unmanned Vehicles,” The 7th IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (CIRA), p. 55-60, Jacksonville, FL, USA, June 20-23, 2007.

J.D. Anderson, D.J. Lee, and J.K. Archibald, “Hardware Implementation of Feature Density Distribution Algorithm for Autonomous Robot,” Proceedings of The 31st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), p. 357-362, Raleigh, NC, USA, November 6-10, 2005.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

D. Pedrotti, D. Butler, J. Anderson, S. King, “Building a Bridge to STEM: Transition Programs for Math Readiness,” STEMTech Conference 2015, Phoenix, AZ, November 1-4, 2015.

J. Anderson, “Flipping the Classroom: Integrating Videos, Online Instruction, and Classroom Lectures,” SWADE Conference 2014, Orem, UT, October 30-31, 2014.

J. Anderson, “Flipping the Classroom: Integrating Videos, Online Instruction, and Classroom Lectures,” UMATYC Conference 2014, Orem, UT, September 20, 2014.

J. Anderson, K. White, “Lessons Learned from a First Mathematical MOOC,” AMATYC 2013, October 31-November 3, 2013.

J. Anderson, D. Wiberg, “Synthetic Factoring: Success Focused Technique for Factoring Trinomials,” SWADE Conference 2012, Salt Lake City, UT, October 31-November 1, 2012.

J. Anderson, “A Student Centered Approach to Factoring Trinomials”, UMATYC Conference 2012, Ephraim, UT, September 15, 2012.

J. Anderson, D. Wiberg, “Helping All Students Master Factoring”, Southern Nevada Math and Science Conference, Las Vegas, NV, January 20-21, 2012.

J. Anderson, D. Wiberg, “Student Centered Factoring,” ALADE Conference 2011, November 3-4, Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL.

Eden Thompson and Jon Anderson, “Redesigning the Student Learning Environment,” Assessment Best Practices Conference, UVU University College, Orem, UT, USA, March 14, 2011.

J.D. Anderson, D.J. Lee, R.B Schoenberger, and B.J. Tippetts, “Using Real-time Vision to Control a Convoy of Semi-Autonomous Unmanned Vehicle,” AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America, online proceedings, Orlando, FL, USA, August 29-31, 2006.

J.D. Anderson, D.J. Lee, R.B Schoenberger, Z.Y. Wei, and J.K. Archibald, ”Semi-Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicle Control System,” SPIE International Symposium on Defense and Security, Intelligent Computing: Theory and Applications III, vol. 6230, 62301M, Orlando, FL, USA, April 17-21, 2006.

C. Archibald, E.S. Millar, J.D. Anderson, J.K. Archibald, and D.J. Lee, “A Simple Approach to a Vision-guided Unmanned Vehicle,” SPIE Optics East, Robotics Technologies and Architectures, Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XVIII, vol. 6006, p. 210-220, Boston, MA, USA, October 23-26, 2005.

J.D. Anderson, D.J. Lee, and J.K. Archibald, “FPGA Implementation of Vision Algorithms for Small Autonomous Robots,” SPIE Optics East, Robotics Technologies and Architectures, Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XVIII, vol. 6006, p. 401-411, Boston, MA, USA, October 23-26, 2005.

 

 

SkilLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

Strong oral and written communication in English

Working knowledge of statistical analysis