Courses Taught:

Michigan State University:

[Students, see D2L or Math Department Class Pages for course webpages]


MTH 103 -- College Algebra -- Sample syllabus.

This algebra course covers functions, graphing, and modeling, with a focus on linear, exponential, logarithmic, polynomial, and rational functions. I have led a team redesigning the course and taught large (220 person) lectures.


MTH 124 -- Survey of Calculus I -- Sample syllabus.

This first semester applied calculus course covers the basics of differentiation and integration as well as applications to the life sciences or economics (depending on the section). I have redesigned the structure and curriculum of the course and taught several 300-person lectures.


LB 118 -- Calculus I-- Sample syllabus.

This course is the first in the Lyman Briggs calculus series, covering limits, differentiation, integration, and applications.


LB 220 -- Calculus III-- Sample syllabus.

This course is the third in the Lyman Briggs calculus series, covering multivariable calculus.


MTH 301 -- Foundations of Higher Math-- Sample syllabus.

This transition to proofs course covers material in logic, set theory, and functions, in addition to proof techniques.


MTH 317H -- Honors Linear Algebra-- Sample syllabus.

This advanced track course teaches proof-writing skills along with linear algebra content including vector spaces, linear transformations, determinants, spectral theory, inner product spaces..


MTH 327H -- Introduction to Advanced Anaylsis-- Sample syllabus.

This advanced track real analysis course covers topics including real and complex numbers, topology, sequences and series, continuity, differentiation, and integration.


MTH 490 -- Directed Studies - Algebraic Topology

This directed studies course covers an introduction to algebraic topology at a level appropriate for an undergraduate student.

                     

MTH 490 -- Directed Studies - Differential Topology

This directed studies course covers an introduction to differential topology at a level appropriate for an undergraduate student.

                     

MTH 869 -- Graduate Geometry and Topology II-- Sample syllabus.

This one semester qualifying exam course gives an introduction to algebraic topology. Topics covered include covering spaces, fundamental group, homology, and cohomology.

                     

Indiana University:

[Students, see Oncourse for course webpages]


M 119 -- Brief Survey of Calculus I

This application focused introduction to calculus course is aimed at students in business and social sciences. I have taught sections of this course with up to 250 students.


M522 -- Topology II

This is a graduate level course on algebraic topology, covering homology and cohomology.


M 211 -- Calculus I

This first semester calculus course covers limits, differentiation, integration, and applications


M 212 -- Calculus II

This second semester calculus course covers integration techniques, applications of integration, and infinite series.



MIT:


18.03 -- Differential Equations

Recitation Leader

This course covers ordinary differential equations, including modeling physical systems.


18.06 -- Linear Algebra

Recitation Leader

This is a first course in matrix theory and linear algebra.



Stanford University:


CS106A -- Programming Methodology

Recitation Leader

This is an introduction to programming course emphasizing modern software engineering principles: object-oriented design, decomposition, encapsulation, abstraction, and testing.

 


Grants Related to Teaching:

National Science Foundation REU Grant, REU Site in Applied and Discrete Mathematics, 2016-2019. PI: Bell, Co-PIs: Gerhardt and Zeleke. 


National Security Agency Grant, Summer Undergraduate Research Institute in Experimental Mathematics, 2016-2017. PI: Bell, Co-PIs: Gerhardt, Wang, Xiao, and Zeleke. 


National Security Agency Grant, Summer Undergraduate Research Institute in Experimental Mathematics, 2015-2016. PI: Bell, Co-PIs: Gerhardt, Wang, Xiao, and Zeleke. 


National Science Foundation REU Grant, REU Site in Applied and Discrete Mathematics,  2011 - 2014. PI: Zeleke, Co-PIs: Bell and Gerhardt.

National Security Agency Grant, REU Site in Applied and Discrete Mathematics, 2013-2015. PI: Zeleke, Co-PIs: Bell and Gerhardt.