Teaching:

I am currently teaching MATH 2174 (Linear Algebra & Differential Equations for Engineers). My office hours are Wednesdays from 5:15-7:15 PM, Fridays from 9-10 AM, and by appointment; see the course page on Carmen Canvas for the syllabus and class announcements.

For Students:

I keep a list of resources related to graduate school, REUs, and other opportunities here; I am also an Experienced NSF GRFP Resource person, and am happy to answer questions about the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

Past Teaching:

  • Intro to Multivariable Calculus, Catalyst Summer Bridge Program. Brown University, Providence, RI. Summer 2015.
    • Lead math instructor for a week-long program for incoming freshman
    • Responsible for course design and topic selection; some materials available here
  • Business Mathematics. RI Women's Correctional Facility (Community College of RI program). Spring 2014.
    • Volunteer community college instructor (together with Matthew Harrison)
    • Responsible for designing and delivering half of the semester's lectures and homework assignments
  • Basic College Mathematics. RI Women's Correctional Facility (CCRI program). Fall 2013.
    • Volunteer community college instructor (together with Matthew Harrison and a team of other grad students)
    • Responsible for designing and delivering a quarter of the semester's lectures and homework assignments

TAing:

  • Honors Methods of Applied Math I. Brown University, Providence, RI. Fall 2013.
  • Methods of Applied Math I. Brown University, Providence, RI. Spring 2013.
  • Honors Calculus I. UMBC, Baltimore, MD. Fall 2010.
  • Honors Calculus I. UMBC, Baltimore, MD. Fall 2009.

Other:

  • Math Resource Center Tutor. Brown University, Providence, RI. Fall 2014.
  • Real Analysis II Grader. UMBC, Baltimore, MD. Spring 2011.

Course Materials for Catalyst Summer Bridge Program:

  • Lecture 1: Derivatives in 1 Variable and Intro to 3D Space
  • Lecture 3: 3D Space, Contour Plots, Partial Derivatives & Gradients
  • Homework Code: Matlab code to explore how changing step size leads to a better approximation of the derivative
  • Group Work Code: Matlab code to give exposure to surfaces in 3D and contour plots
  • Final Exam
Alexandria Volkening
Last updated Feb. 17, 2019