DR. KEVIN W. HOPKINS

DR. KEVIN W. HOPKINS

COLLEGES ATTENDED

    August 1983 - December 1988
    University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign
    M.S. Mathematics, May 1986
    Ph.D. Mathematics, May 1989
      Ph.D. Thesis: Efficient Quotient Representation of Meromorphic Functions
    September 1979 - May 1983
    Greenville College
    B.A. Mathematics and Physics, May 1983
    Senior Honors Papers:
    Computer Program Transformations
    Numerical Solution of the Problem of Heat Flow in a Wedge

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

  • August 1999 - present  Professor of Mathematics, Southwest Baptist University. Chairman of the Mathematics Department
  • Summer 2006-present  Directed Math Contest Camp.  See information on 2011, 2012, 2013 , and 2014
  • 2006-present  Have done some grading for International Baccalaureate
  • 2011-present  Grader for online scoring for Math Praxis.  Sample Selection meeting May 2011.  Promoted to Scoring leader with June 2011 reading.
  • May 2008-August 2010  Worked with Connect 9-an Improving Teacher Quality Grant through Three Rivers Community College.
  • Summer 2008 Reader for AP Calculus exam in Kansas City, MO
  • Summer 2007 Reader for AP Calculus exam in Louisville, KY  June 2007
  • Summer 2002-2006 Reader for AP Calculus exam in Fort Collins, CO, June 8-15, 2002; June 1-8, 2003; June 2-9, 2004, June 1-9, 2005,  June 2006
  • Summer 2004-2005  Taught a class called "MathCounts Mania" at Summerscape at Drury University.
  • August 1993 - August 1999  Associate Professor of Mathematics, Southwest Baptist University. Chairman of the Mathematics Department
  • January 1989 - August 1993
    • Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Southwest Baptist University. Chairman of Mathematics Department since May 1989 (served in an acting capacity the first two years of that time).
  • Summer 1992
    • Summer Faculty Research Participation appointment at Argonne National Laboratory . Working with Dr. Jim Boyle in Computer Program Transformations using TAMPR.
  • August 1983 - December 1988  Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant in Mathematics at the University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign.
  • June 1983 - August 1983 and September 1982 - December 1982
    • Student Researcher at Argonne National Laboratory. Worked with Dr. Jim Boyle in Computer Program Transformations using TAMPR.
  • June 1982 - August 1982
    • Summer intern at McDonnell Douglas Research Laboratory. Programmed in FORTRAN to control real-time wind tunnel experiments with Dr. Miklos Sajben.
  • January 1983 - May 1983 and May 1980 - May 1982  Student programmer in COBOL at Greenville College.

PRESENTATIONS

  • Not actually a presentation, but Dr. Hopkins has prepared a variety of GeoGebra worksheets for various classes.  Information on those is available at https://sites.google.com/site/collegealgebraworksheets/geogebra-resources  
  • GeoGebra Workshop: presented December 6, 2013 at MCTM Conference in Columbia, MO.
  • GeoGebra Workshop: presented October 5, 2013 at Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers.
  • GeoGebra training:  presented August 1-2, 2013 at Raytown Schools
  • Calculus Animations with Geogebra presented April 18, 2013 at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting in Denver.  Preliminary version of the talk is available https://sites.google.com/site/drhopkinsbackground/home/presentation-handouts/nctm13talk.zip?attredirects=0&d=1 
  • Calculus Animations with Geogebra, PreCalculus Animations with Geogebra, and General Geogebra presented October 26, 2012 at Kansas Association of Mathematics Teacher Conference in Pittsburg, KS.  I hope to show some of the worksheets I have developed for use in my College Algebra class.  https://sites.google.com/site/collegealgebraworksheets/ should get you to the current list of these worksheets.  All three presentations, and associated geogebra files, are zipped in one file here.
  • Encouraging Math Contest Participation-presented Sept. 8 at Springfield Catholic High School and Sept. 29, 2012 at Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers.  Here you can download a zipped version of the entire presentation.
  • Calculus Animations with Geogebra presented March 23, 2012 at the International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics in Orlando.    Here you can download a zipped version of entire presentation.
  • Calculus Animations with Geogebra presented October 27, 2011 at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference in St. Louis.
  • ALEKS presented October 8, 2011 at the Kansas City Regional Technology Expo
  • Calculus Animations with Geogebra presented April 15, 2011 at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting in Indianapolis Here you can download a zipped version of entire presentation.
  • PreCalculus Animations with Geogebra presented February 28, 2011 at the Interface B. 
  • PreCalculus Animations with Geogebra presented December 3, 2010 at Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference.  Here you can download a zipped version of entire presentation.
  • Math Contest Probability presented October 2, 2010 at the Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers.   Here you can see an pdf version of the presentation to Middle School teachers and here a pdf version of the Elementary School teacher presentation..
  • Calculus Animations with Geogebra presented October 1, 2010 at the Kansas City Regional Technology Expo
  • How to Recognize a Parabola-Geogebra style presented April 10, 2010 at the Missouri Section of the Mathematical Association of America in Warrensburg. You can download a zipped version of the presentation and all the geogebra files used to demonstrate.
  • Online Math Games presented October 24, 2009 at the Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers.   Here you can see an pdf version of the presentation to Middle School teachers (also did an Elementary School version, just a different ordering of the sites).
  • Classroom Response Systems presented October 3, 2008 at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference in Oklahoma City.
  • TI Study Cards presented October 3, 2008 at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference in Oklahoma City.
  • Math Contest Camp presented Sept. 18, 2008, at the Math Educators of South Central Missouri in West Plain, MO.
  • Classroom Response Systems:  presented Nov. 30, 2007 at Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference.
  • Classroom Response Systems:  presented Nov. 1, 2007 at SBU conference for first year teachers.
  • Classroom Response Systems:  presented Oct. 26, 2007 at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional conference in Kansas City.
  • Classroom Response Systems:  presented March, 2007 at Missouri Section of the Mathematical Association of America meeting.
  • Classroom Response Systems:  was to be presented Dec. 1, 2006 at Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference, but bad weather prevented attendance.
  • TI Study Cards presented October 1, 2005, at MEGSL (Math Educators of Greater St. Louis) conference, October 7, 2005, at Kansas City Area Math Technology Expo, and December 2, 2005, at Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference.
  • Experiences of a Beginning MathCounts Coach presented October 11, 2004 at the Gifted Association of Missouri Conference.   This was also presented December 3, 2004 at Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference and February, 2005 at Interface-A and B conferences at Tan-Tar-A, MO.
  • Careers in Mathematics presented April 6, 2004 at Clever High School.  
  • Careers in Mathematics presented December 6, 2002 at MCTM conference in Columbia, MO. 
  • How Can Computers Help Math Teachers? presented March 14, 2002 at  Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers. 
  • How Can Computers Help Elementary Math Teachers? presented February 22, 2002 at  Interface-A conference at Tan-Tar-A, MO.  
  • How Can Computers Help Elementary Math Teachers? presented Dec. 7-8, 2001 at MCTM conference in Columbia, MO.   
  • How Can Computers Help Elementary Math Teachers? presented October 6, 2001 at Southwest Baptist University's Education Day.   Participants actually are in the lab and could read, follow links, and experiment with on-line activities as they wanted to during the presentation.
  • My Computer ... Funny?? presented February, 2000 at Interface '2000 A and B.
  • My Computer ... Funny?? presented December, 1999 at the MCTM conference in Columbia, MO.
  • My Computer ... Funny?? presented November12, 1999 at the NCTM regional conference in Topeka, KS.
  • Preparing a  Class Website at Southwest Baptist University's Education Day held October 9, 1999. Participants actually are in the lab and could read, follow links, and experiment with a web page editor as they wanted to during the presentation.  It will be more of a hands-on learning experience than a presentation.
  • What is the Internet? Free Community Presentation for Bolivar, Missouri, held Feb. 18, 1999 at Polk County Christian School.   
  • How the Internet Can Help Meet Teachers’ Needs at Interface C, 1999 February 22, 1999 at Tan-Tar-A, MO.  
  • Preparing a  Class Website at Interface B, 1999 February 19, 1999 at Tan-Tar-A, MO.   
  • How the Internet Can Help Meet Teachers’ Needs at the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics held December 4-5, 1998, in Columbia, MO.
  • How Can the Internet Help Teachers? at the Southern Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics held October 29-31, 1998, in Little Rock, Arkansas.   
  • Preparing a  Class Website at Southwest Baptist University's Education Day October 10, 1998. .  Participants actually are in the lab and could read, follow links, and experiment with a web page editor as they wanted to during the presentation.  It was more of a hands-on learning experience than a presentation.
  • Professional Development Opportunities which Involve Higher Education as part of a panel presentation at the 1998 Articulation and Transfer Conference, held Feb. 11-12, at Tan-Tar-A, MO. 
  • How Can the Internet Help Teachers? at the Central Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics held January 29-31, 1998, in St. Louis, Missouri.  Here you can see an html version of the presentation (which is the same as the previous two presentations with the same name)
  • How Can the Internet Help Teachers? at Southwest Baptist University's Education Day October 18, 1997.  Participants actually are in the lab and could read and follow links as they wanted to during the presentation.  It was more of a hands-on learning experience than a presentation.
  • How Can the Internet Help Teachers? at Science Teachers of Missouri Fall Conference October 17, 1997. 
  • What‘s Available on the World Wide Web? at Greenville, Illinois, Kiwanis Club, July 22, 1997.
  • What‘s Available on the World Wide Web? at Warsaw High School Math Banquet, May 12, 1997.
  • What Educational Materials are Available on the World Wide Web? at Interface '97 B February 27-March 1, 1997 at Tan-Tar-A. 
  • What Educational Materials are Available on the World Wide Web? at Central Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics held Oct. 10-12, 1996, in Kansas City, Missouri. 
  • What Educational Materials are Available on the World Wide Web? at Southwest Baptist University's 9th Annual Education Day Conference held Oct. 5, 1996. 
  • Introduction to Mathematica , presented at the Regional meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, held in Springfield, MO Oct. 12-14, 1995.
  • What is CD-ROM? A Look at a CD-ROM Calculus Text at the Central Plains Small College Computing Conference in Bolivar, MO, March 31-April 1, 1995.
  • What is CD-ROM? A Look at a CD-ROM Calculus Text at the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting in Columbia, MO, Dec. 2-3, 1994.
  • What is CD-ROM? A Look at a CD-ROM Calculus Text at the Southern Region Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Oct. 13-15, 1994 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • Results of an In-Service Training for Missouri Secondary Mathematics Teachers in the Use of Graphing Utilities presented Dec. 3, 1993, with Bob Glasgow at the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics fall meeting.
  • Results of an In-Service Training for Missouri Secondary Mathematics Teachers in the Use of Graphing Utilities presented Oct. 2, 1993, with Bob Glasgow at the Third Annual Greater Kansas City Regional Mathematics Technology Expo.
  • Interface '93 Using Animation to Teach Mathematics , Feb. 21 & 23, 1993.
  • Various software workshops in the Springfield Public High Schools, fall 1992 and spring 1993.
  • Introducing Mathematica at Warsaw High School Mathematics Banquet, May 12, 1992.
  • Interface '92 Function Graphing Software , Three Dimensional Software, Computer Algebra Systems, Feb. 24, 1992, with Bob Glasgow.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

PROFESSIONAL MEETING ATTENDED

  • Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference, December 2013.
  • ARML Competition, June 2013.
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting in Denver April 18-19, 2013.
  • ARML Competition, June 2012.
  • Twenty Fourth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics at Orlando, FL March 23-24, 2012.
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference October 27-28, 2011, in St. Louis, MO.
  • Kansas City Area Math Technology Expo, October 8, 2011.
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting April  2011, in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers, Spring, 2011.
  • Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference, December 2010.
  • Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers, Fall, 2010.
  • Kansas City Area Math Technology Expo, October 1, 2010.
  • ARML Competition, June 2010.
  • Missouri Section of Mathematical Association of America, April 10, 2010
  • Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers, Spring, 2010.
  • Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers, Fall, 2009.
  • ARML Competition, May 2009.
  • Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers, Spring, 2009.
  • Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers, Fall, 2008.
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting Oct. 2-3, 2008, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • ARML Competition, May 2008.
  • Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers, Spring, 2008.
  • Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference, December 2007.
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting Oct. 25-26, 2007, in Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers, Spring, Fall, 2007.
  • Missouri Section of the Mathematical Association of America meeting at Point Lookout, MO March 2007.
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting April 2006, in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference, December 2, 2005.
  • Kansas City Area Math Technology Expo, October 7, 2005.
  • MEGSL (Math Educators of Greater St. Louis) conference, October 1, 2005.
  • Gifted Association of Missouri, Oct. 11, 2004.
  • Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers, March 11, 2004.
  • Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting in Columbia, MO Dec. 4, 2003.
  • Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers, October 9, 2003.
  • Mathematics Pre-Service Teacher Leadership Conference, April 4-5, 2003.
  • Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting in Columbia, MO Dec. 6-7, 2002.
  • Southwest Missouri District Association of Math Teachers, March 14, 2002
  • Mathematics Pre-Service Teacher Conference, March, 2002.
  • Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting in Columbia, MO Dec. 7-8, 2001.
  • Mathematics Pre-Service Teacher Conference, March, 2001.
  • Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting in Columbia, MO Dec. 4, 1999.
  • Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics November 14, 1999, in Topeka, KS.
  • Missouri Mathematics Leadership Conference, May 13-15, 1999 at Lake Ozark, MO.
  • Interface '99 C February 22, 1999 at Tan-Tar-A.
  • Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting in Columbia, MO Dec. 4-5, 1998.
  • Southern Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics October 29-31, 1998, in Little Rock, AR.
  • 1998 Articulation and Transfer Conference, held Feb. 11-12, at Tan-Tar-A, MO.
  • Central Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics held January 29-31, 1998, in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Interface '97 B February 28, 1997 at Tan-Tar-A.
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting Oct. 10-12, 1996, in Kansas City, Missouri.
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting Oct. 12-14, 1995, in Springfield, Missouri.
  • Missouri Section of the Mathematical Association of America meeting in Warrensburg, MO April 7, 1995.
  • Central Plains Small College Computing Conference in Bolivar, MO March 31-April 1, 1995.
  • (MAT)2 Middle School Math Teachers Preparation Conference-Jan. 2-4, 1995, at Lake of the Ozarks.
  • Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting in Columbia, MO Dec. 2-3, 1994.
  • Southern Region Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Oct. 13-15, 1994, at Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • Missouri Section of the Mathematical Association of America meeting in Joplin, MO April 1994.
  • 1993 Fall Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics meeting in Columbia, MO Dec. 3-4, 1993.
  • Third Annual Greater Kansas City Regional Mathematics Technology Expo , Oct. 1-2, 1993.
  • Interface 93 at Tan-Tar-A Feb. 21 & 23, 1993.
  • Fifth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics at Chicago, IL Nov. 13-15, 1992.
  • Interface 92 at Tan-Tar-A Feb. 24, 1992.
  • Fourth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics at Portland, OR Nov. 15-17, 1991.
  • Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences meeting at Wheaton, IL May 1991.
  • Missouri Section of the Mathematical Association of America meeting at Rolla, MO April 1991.
  • Missouri Section of the Mathematical Association of America meeting at Point Lookout, MO April 1990.

MATH CONTESTS COORDINATED

  • A complete history is available here. As of end of March, 2014, the count is at 66 (including camps) with about 10,365 students participating.

WORKSHOPS HELD

  • Assisting with Connect 9-an Improving Teacher Quality Grant through Three Rivers Community College.  Workshop August 4-7, 2008 in Poplar Bluff, MO.  In 2009 workshop is August August 3-7.  In 2010 workshop is August 2-6.
  • In-Service Training for Missouri Mathematics and Science Teachers in the Use of the Internet . Held June 6-11, 13-18, 20-25, and 27-July 2, 1999, at Penn Valley Community College Kansas City, MO. Funded for $73,478 by a Dwight D. Eisenhower Grant, Cycle XVI. Serving as Project Co-director with Mr. Tim Chappell of Penn Valley Community College.
  • In-Service Training for Willow Springs School District . Held Aug. 3-5, 1998 with Mr. Tim Chappell of Penn Valley Community College.
  • In-Service Training for Missouri Mathematics and Science Teachers in the Use of the Internet . Held June 7-12, June 14-19, July 5-10, and July 12-17, 1998, at Penn Valley Community College Kansas City, MO. Funded for $69,733 by a Dwight D. Eisenhower Grant, Cycle XV. Serving as Project Co-director with Mr. Tim Chappell of Penn Valley Community College.
  • In-Service Training for Missouri Mathematics and Science Teachers in the Use of the Internet . Held June 8-13, June 15-20, June 22-27, and June 29-July 3, 1997, at Penn Valley Community College Kansas City, MO. Funded for $68,737 by a Dwight D. Eisenhower Grant, Cycle XIV. Served as Project Co-director with Mr. Tim Chappell of Penn Valley Community College.   The site developed to disseminate information about these workshops has been recognized for inclusion in THE Journal 's Road Map to the Web for Educators II.
  • In-Service Training for Missouri Mathematics and Science Teachers in the Use of the Internet . Held July 14-19 and July 21-26, 1996, at North Central Missouri College , Trenton, MO. Funded for $30,420 by a Dwight D. Eisenhower Grant, Cycle XIII. Served as Project Co-director with Mr. Tim Chappell , then of North Central Missouri College.
  • In-Service Training for Missouri Secondary Mathematics Teachers in the Use of Graphing Utilities. Held July 30-Aug. 4 and Aug. 6-11, 1995. Funded for $30,559 by a Dwight D. Eisenhower Grant, Cycle XI. Served as Project Director.
  • In-Service Training for Missouri Secondary Mathematics Teachers in the Use of Graphing Utilities. Held Aug. 7-13, 1994. Funded for $17,449 by a Dwight D. Eisenhower Grant, Cycle X. Served as Project Director.
  • In-Service Training for Missouri Secondary Mathematics Teachers in the Use of Graphing Utilities. Held Aug. 8-14, 1993. Funded for $14,472 by a Dwight D. Eisenhower Grant, Cycle IX. Served as Project Director.

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

  • Introducing Calculus T/L II: A four hour workshop with J.D. Child at the Fourth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, November 1991.
  • Technology Strategies Workshop: A Two-week Workshop at Ohio State, summer 1991.
  • Introducing Derive: A four hour workshop at the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences meeting, May 1991.
  • Introducing Derive: A four hour workshop at the Missouri Section of the Mathematical Association of America, April 1991.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Editted Use of Internet Newsletter, fall 1999 to disseminate results of 1999 Summer Workshops.  The newsletter was composed by pulling information from Use of Internet HomePages .
  • Use of Internet HomePages , edited Feb. 1999-February 2000 to disseminate results of 1999 Summer Workshops.
  • Editted Use of Internet Newsletter , Novemer 1998-January 1999 to disseminate results of 1998 Summer Workshops.  The newsletter was composed by pulling information from Use of Internet HomePages .
  • Use of Internet HomePages , edited Feb. 1998-February 1999 to disseminate results of 1998 Summer Workshops.
  • Edited Use of Internet Newsletter , January 1998 to disseminate results of 1997 Summer Workshops.  The newsletter was composed by pulling information from Use of Internet HomePages .
  • Use of Internet HomePages , edited Feb. 1997-February 1998 to disseminate results of 1997 Summer Workshops.  These have been recognized by THE Journal 's Road Map to the Web for Educators II .
  • Edited Use of Internet Newsletter, November 1996 to disseminate results of 1996 Summer Workshops. 
  • Use of Internet HomePages , edited May 1996-February 1997 to disseminate results of 1996 Summer Workshops.
  • Southwest Baptist University Mathematics Department Web Site
  • Graphing Utilities Newsletter, edited November and December 1995 to disseminate results of 1995 Summer Workshops.
  • Directory of Software Reviews from Graphing Utilities Workshop , edited August 1995. 
  • Graphing Utilities Newsletter, edited October and December 1994 to disseminate results of 1994 Summer Workshop.
  • Directory of Software Reviews from Graphing Utilities Workshop , edited August 1994. 
  • Graphing Utilities Newsletter, edited October and December 1993 to disseminate results of 1993 Summer Workshop.
  • Directory of Software Reviews from Graphing Utilities Workshop , edited August 1993. 
  • Departmental Newsletter, published annually 1991-1993, 1997.
  • Where Do You Find Software Reviews?: talk co-authored with Bob Glasgow and presented Nov. 15, 1992, and appearing in Proceedings of Fifth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics .
  • Visualization in Calculus II: talk presented Nov. 16, 1991, and appearing in Proceedings of Fourth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics.

BOOKS REVIEWED

  • Fall 2012, class tested Calculus III book by  Briggs, Cochran, which included interactive figures.  Reviewed a section of a new PreCalculus book by Shulz, Briggs, Cochran which is also from Pearson which will include interactive figures as well.
  • Focus Group Participant for PreCalculus Project and Calculus Technology Project at Twenty Fourth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics at Orlando, FL March 23-24, 2012.
  • Reviewer for Wilson's College Algebra in Fall, 2009.
  • Reviewer for Smith/Minton Calculus, third edition, 2006.
  • Reviewer for Coburn College Algebra, 2006.
  • Reviewer for Mathematical Marvels card series from W.H. Freeman in Fall, 2005.
  • Reviewer for Rogawski's Calculus in Fall, 2005.
  • Reviewer for NSF AP Incentive Grants in February, 2005.
  • Answer Checker for Chapters 1, 7 & 9 for Lial/Miller/Hornsby, Introductory Algebra, 5th edtion.
  • Reviewer for Calculus with Derive for Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, November 1993.
  • An initial reviewer (May 1993) for Active Calculus , an ambitious Calculus Interactive Textbook Project conducted by Brooks/Cole Publishing Company. The interactive text is to use Calculus T/L II.

OTHER PAPERS

  • An Informal Introduction to Program Transformation and Parallel Processors, Argonne National Laboratory preprint MCS-P318-0892, September 1992.
  • An Informal Introduction to Program Transformation , Argonne National Laboratory preprint MCS-P319-0892, September 1992.
  • An Informal Introduction to Parallel Processors , Argonne National Laboratory preprint MCS-P320-0892, September 1992.

HONORS

  • In May 2011, he was honored with the Parkway Distinguished Professor Award, joining other award winners:  
  • Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2010 Outstanding Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year Award. 
  • Featured in SBU Life Faculty Feature, Fall 2010:  http://www.sbuniv.edu/Alumni/SBULife/SBULife_Fall2010.pdf
  • Southwest Baptist University, College of Science and Mathematics Faculty Service Award, April 2007
  •  Southwest Baptist University Faculty Life Beautiful Award, 2006, http://www.sbuniv.edu/academics/faculty/LifeBeautiful/2006_LifeBeau.htm 
  •  Empire’s Who’s Who, 2006.
  •  Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers-9th edition, 8th edition, 7th edition
  •  Who's Who in American Education-7th edition
  •  Who's Who in America-60th edition, 59th edition, 58th edition
  •  Was considered for Who’s Who in the World
  • COMMUNITY SERVICE

    • The work with math contest has been something I have viewed as community service.
    • Coached my children, and others, in after school math contest preparation (10 years and counting)
    • Served as a coach for Missouri ARML (American Regions Math League) team (7 years and counting)
    • Coached my children, and others, in a variety of sports (basketball, soccer, baseball/softball, 20 times)
    • Worked with children and youth at church in VBS, children’s choir, and youth handbells (15 years and counting)

    This web page is produced by the Mathematics Department at Southwest Baptist University. It was created March 14, 1996, by Dr. Kevin W. Hopkins and will be periodically updated by him. Questions/Comments can be sent to him . It was last updated March, 2014.

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