Porter, Evelyn
Title:
Associate Professor - Developmental Math
Office:
LA217m
Phone:
801-863-6836
Mail Code:
176
Curriculum Vitae
Last Updated: 4/24/18 -

Evelyn A Porter, MEM

Developmental Mathematics

Utah Valley University

800 W. University Parkway, Orem, Utah

porterev@ uvu.edu

 

 

Education

Master of Engineering Management              Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

2006                                                               Engineering Management

 

Bachelor of Science                                        United States Naval Academy, Annapolis,

2000                                                                Maryland

                                                                        Mathematics (Honors)

 

 

Teaching

Teaching Experience

Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah            Associate Professor                                        7/14- Present

Department of Developmental Mathematics

Pre-Algebra, Beginning Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra

 

Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah            Assistant Professor                                        7/11- 7/14

Department of Developmental Mathematics

Pre-Algebra, Beginning Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra

 

Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah            Instructor                                                       9/08 – 6/11

Department of Developmental Mathematics

Pre-Algebra, Beginning Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra

 

Utah Valley State College, Orem, Utah                                                                   8/07 – 7/08

Adjunct Instructor of Developmental Math,

Department of Developmental Mathematics

Intermediate Algebra

 

Utah Valley State College, Orem, Utah                                                                   7/07 – 7/08

Developmental Mathematics Advisor,

Department of Developmental Mathematics

 

 

 

Teaching Awards

Alumni Outstanding Educator of the Year Award                                                      2012/2013

UVU University College

Faculty Senate Faculty Excellence Award                                                                 2017/2018

UVU University College

 

 

Scholarship

Grants

Gateway Course Initiative ($20,000)                                                                          Apr 2017

UVU Grant for Engaged Learning ($9680)                                                                Oct 2012

UVU Center For Engaged Learning Grant ($760)                                                     Dec 2009

 

 

Publications

Brinkerhoff, R. & Porter, E. (February 2014). The Collaborative Syllabus: What Happens when Developmental Students are Allowed to Choose Course Requirements? MathAMATYC Educator, 5(2)

 

Presentations

Intermountain Teaching for Learning Conference, Streamlining Developmental Math, Henderson, NV, March 2017

 

Hawaii International Conference on Education, Competition in the Classroom: Does it lead to better outcomes?, Honolulu, HI, January 2013

 

Lily West Conference, Making Math Fun, Pomona, CA March 2012 (co-presented with Roxanne Brinkerhoff)

 

Math Orientation, Mathematics presentation at UVSC, Orem, UT,

Presented information on Developmental Math Course progression, prerequisites and why Math is important regardless of a students’ major. September 2007 and January 2008

 

Division of Nuclear Physics, Conference Experience for Undergraduates, Presented information about Population and Fission Cross-section of the 236 minor isomer of Uranium 235.

Asilomar, CA, October 1999\

 

Service

Community

UVU Summer Youth Math Camp Organizer                                     Spring 2010 – Present

America Indian Services Pre-freshmen Engineering Program           Summer 2015

Saratoga Springs Moon Party Booth                                                  February 2014

Expanding Your Horizons Booth Committee                                    Spring 2011

Expanding Your Horizons Booth Committee                                    Spring 2012

 

Utah Valley University

Member Ad hoc Committee on CLOs & Course Description            Spring 2018

Member Curriculum Committee                                                        Fall 2017 - Present

Member Retention, Tenure, Promotion and Appeals Committee      Fall 2015 - Present

UC Voting Member on UVU Curriculum Committee                       Summer 2011 – Spring 2014

Member Planning Committee for UVU Policy 633                           Spring 2012 – Fall 2012

Faculty Senator for Developmental Mathematics                              Fall 2010 – Fall 2012

 

 

University College

Member Associate Dean – UC Search Committee                            Fall 2017

Chair University College Curriculum Committee                              Summer 2011 – Spring 2014

Member Assistant Dean-University College Search Committee       Fall 2009

 

Developmental Mathematics

Chair Gateway Course Initiative Committee                                     Spring 2017 – Present

Chair – RTP Committee                                                                     Fall 2015 – Spring 2016

Member RTP Committee                                                                   Fall 2014 – Spring 2015

Member Dev Math Faculty Search Committee                                  Summer 2013

Member Pre-Stats (MATH 1020) committee                                     Fall 2012

Member Dev Math Faculty Search Committee                                 Spring 2012

Chair Math Initiative Marketing Committee                                      Summer 2011

Chair Pre-Algebra Book Selection Committee                                  Spring 2010

Developmental Math Department Evening Coordinator                    Fall 2009 – Spring 2011

Member Pre-Algebra Book Selection Committee                              Fall 2009 – Spring 2010

Chair Department Curriculum Committee                                         Fall 2008 – Fall 2011

Member Intervention Committee                                                       Fall 2007 – Fall 2010