Cynthia Stenger, Ph.D.

Department of Mathematics

University of North Alabama

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Email: clstenger@una.edu

Telephone: 256-765-4286

Office: MAB 101

Postal: UNA Box 5051

University of North Alabama

Florence AL, 35632

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Current Courses

- MA 125 Calculus I
- MA 421 College Geometry

Education

- 1999 Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City
- 1983 M.A., University of Alabama in Huntsville
- 1980 B.A., Mid-America Nazarene University

Research Interest

- STEM education
- Advanced mathematical thinking
- Using computer programming as an instructional tool
- Conceptions of countably and uncountably infinite sets

Publications

[11] | Establishing the Impact of a Computer Science/Mathematics Anti-Symbiotic Stereotype in CS Students , In Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges (To appear), Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, 2013. |

[10] | Using Computational Thinking to Push Students to Acquire Mathematical Reasoning Skills , In 24th Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, 2012. |

[9] | Using Programming to Build Abstraction, Generalization, and Proof , In 62nd Annual Alabama Association of College Teachers of Mathematics Conference, 2012. |

[8] | A plan for immediate immersion of computational thinking into the high school math classroom through a partnership with the Alabama math, science, and technology initiative , In Proceedings of the 50th Annual Southeast Regional Conference, ACM, 2012. [pdf] [doi] |

[7] | The Influence of Stereotypes on STEM majors in a Problem-Based Curriculum Investigation: Computer Science vs. Mathematics Majors , In Proceedings of the 53rd Annual ACM Mid-Southeast Conference, 2011. |

[6] | Using spherical trigonometry to develop proof writing skills in a geometry for teachers course , In Abstract, in the proceedings of the Conference of the Southeastern Sectional of the Mathematical Association of America, 2010. |

[5] | A search for a constructivist approach for understanding the uncountable set P (N) , In Revista latinoamericana de investigación en matemática educativa, Comité Latinoamericano de Matemática Educativa, volume 11, 2008. |

[4] | Infinite iterative processes: The Tennis Ball Problem , In European Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, volume 1, 2007. |

[3] | Where did the tennis balls disappear to? Things you can see from over there, behind infinity, you can not see from here. , In Abstract, in the proceedings of the 2005 yearly conference of the mathematics teachers in Israel, 2005. |

[2] | Intimations of infinity , In Notices AMS, volume 51, 2004. |

[1] | Thinking processes of GCM: A cognitive inquiry , In Abstract, in the proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Creativity in Mathematics and the Education of Gifted Students. |