Victor Kutsenok

Professor of Mathematics

Email: vkutsenok@sf.edu

Professional Education

  • Doctor in Teaching Mathematics, Moscow Scientific Research Institute of General Education, Russia

Certification

  • Indiana State Teacher’s License (Math 5-12)

Awards and Recognitions

  • Solutions to Proposals 1725, 1742, 1777, and 1809 were published in the Mathematics Magazine of the Mathematical Association of America

Professional Memberships

  • Mathematical Association of America, American Mathematical Society, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Presentations and Publications

  • “About the Method of Auxiliary Circle.”USSR Journal “Coach”, # 7, 1992, “Where Are the Problems Taken From?”USSR Journal “Quaint”, # 8-9, 1991
  • “Collective Forms of Lessons.” Kiev Pedagogical Newspaper, 1988
  • “Once More about the System of Lessons” USSR Journal “Mathematics at School” # 6, 1989.

Presentations/Exhibitions

  • Presentation “The System of Lessons as an Alternative to the Combined Lesson” at Research Conference in Collegiate Mathematics Education, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, 1996
  • Presentation “Comparative Analysis of Math Education in Ukraine and the USA”. Annual conference of math educators in Kiev, Ukraine, 2006
  • Presentation “Short-Cut Mathematics”. Three Rivers Science Symposium, 2008
  • Presentation” Complimentary Principle” at Science Symposium at USF, 2000
  • Presentation “Mathematical Puzzles and Games”. Three Rivers Science Symposium, 2006
  • Workshop Where Is the Mistake? Mathematical Sophisms and Fallacies Three Rivers Science and Mathematics Symposia, USF, Spring-2006

Research

  • Developed new math courses:
    • MATHEMATICS LABORATORY I,
    • MATHEMATICAL PUZZLES AND GAMES
    • MATHEMATICS LABORATORY II
    • MATHEMATICAL OLYMPIADS
    • SPECIAL SECONDARY METHODS
    • CALCULUS AND PHYSICS
  • Research on Math Teacher Education
    • Collaborate with the Art department to develop an geometry course for art majors
    • Designing an interdisciplinary course on Ethnomathematics, Biomathematics, Environmental Math, Art and Music Thru Math, and Fictional Math

Community Service

  • Helping immigrants with their tax papers, translations, shopping, and paperwork.

     

  • Collaboration with local schools in preparing documents and programs in different languages

     

  • Working with The Catholic Charities on helping immigrants to adjust to life in the USA

Curriculum Vitae

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