SYLLABI
of imminent/current semester:
either go to http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=71778
and search under my name, or go to our Bb course
shell once the semester begins;
Video
to introduce me to students: http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/introducingProfessorLesser.mpg
(text: http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/introducingProfessorLesser.pdf)
Fall 2018 (subject to change)
MATH 4370001 (17866) Topics
Seminar ‘statistics for middle school student teachers’ 
BUSN 330 
T Th
910:20am 
STAT 1380003 (11485) Basics
of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 305 
T Th
10:3011:50am 
STAT 1380005 (11486) Basics
of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 305 
T Th
1:302:50pm 
PI of NSF EAGER grant Project SMILES, 2015present 
varies 
varies 
Associate Editor of national
journals (Teaching for
Excellence and Equity in Mathematics,
and Journal of Mathematics and Culture); I’m also a member of
the Editorial Board of the Consortium for the Advancement of
Undergraduate Statistics Education 
varies 
varies 
Fall
2018 OFFICE HOURS T 34 and by appointment, either via
technology (e.g.,Blackboard
Collaborate Ultra—see instructions in Bb course shell announcements) or at Bell
Hall 213, by the Bell Hall secondfloor water fountain (with additional hours (e.g.,
virtual group study sessions before exams) and changes to be announced in
class, on my door, or on this webpage)
feel free to ask me or leave me questions by phone or email at any time; for questions requiring live conversation, just email me several possible times that would work and I will reply with which option works in my schedule, or feel free to try dropping by Bell 213 without an appointment for quick questions—I’m around a lot and mi oficina es su oficina;
I have been assigned a statistics
graduate TA Mr. Ruben Solis who is offering office hour help at Bell Hall 306
MW 34 & Fri 23 and by email (rsolis5@miners.utep.edu);
also there is free walkin math
tutoring available at MaRCS Tutoring Center, (Library 218, 7475366; http://marcs.utep.edu; there are some hours
that lab specifically has someone on duty who is familiar with statistics, if
you want to make sure).
Spring 2018
MATH 5396003 (27768)
Graduate Research (in Mathematics
Education) 
Online M at 5pm; other times
as needed and arranged 

PI of 20152019 NSF DUE
EAGER grant (Project SMILES) 
varies 
varies 
Associate Editor of national
journals (Teaching for
Excellence and Equity in Mathematics,
and Journal of Mathematics and Culture); I’m
also an active member of (and
UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium
for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education and
member of its Editorial Board. 
varies 
varies 
Fall 2017
STAT 1380 (11553003) Basics
of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
(Old) MAIN 205 
T Th
10:3011:50am 
STAT 1380 (11556011) Basics
of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
(Old) MAIN 205 
T Th
1:302:50pm 
MATM 5361 (1713101) (Qualitative)
Research Methods in Mathematics Education 
BELL 130 (or 130A) 
T Th
56:20pm 
PI of 20152019 NSF DUE
EAGER grant (Project SMILES) 
varies 
varies 
Associate Editor of national
journals (Teaching for
Excellence and Equity in Mathematics,
and Journal of Mathematics and Culture); I’m
also an active member of (and
UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium
for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education and
member of its Editorial Board. 
varies 
varies 
Spring 2017
MATM 5364001 (28693)
Quantitative Research in Mathematics Education 
BELL 130 
W 57:50pm 
STAT 1380001 (22841) Basics
of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 103 
MW 1:302:50pm 
PI of 20152019 NSF DUE EAGER
grant (Project SMILES) 
varies 
varies 
I’m an Associate Editor of
national journals (Teaching for
Excellence and Equity in Mathematics,
and Journal of Mathematics and Culture); I’m also an active member of (and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium for the Advancement of
Undergraduate Statistics Education and member of its Editorial
Board. 
varies 
varies 
Finally, when you
are working on writeups, remember that there is help available from the Writing Center (Library 227, 7475112, http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=47508)
and there are resources on oral presentations at http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/speaking.html.
Fall 2016
MATM 536101 (18546) (Qual.)
Research Methods in Mathematics Education 
BELL 130 
TTh 6:307:50pm 
MATH 5396001 Graduate
Research (16983) jb 
varies 
varies 
PI of 20152019 NSF DUE EAGER
grant (Project SMILES) 
varies 
varies 
I
directed UTEP’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning a month into
the semester and then began helping the center’s transition to a much larger
structure. I’m
also an Associate Editor of national journals (Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, and Journal of Mathematics and Culture), active member of (and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium for the Advancement of
Undergraduate Statistics Education and member of its Editorial
Board. 
varies 
varies 
Spring 2016
STAT 1380007 (21483) Basics
of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 202 
MW 1:302:50pm 
PI of 20122016 NSF TUES
grant (Project UPLIFT); PI of 20152019 NSF DUE EAGER
grant (Project SMILES) 
varies 
varies 
I am Director of UTEP’s
Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. I’m
also an Associate/Asst. Editor of international/national journals (Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, and Statistics Education Research Journal), active member of (and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium for the Advancement of
Undergraduate Statistics Education and member of its Editorial
Board. 
varies 
varies 
Fall 2015
Math 5364001 (17495)
Quantitative Research in Mathematics Education 
Bell 130 
W 57:50pm 
Math 5399003 (19184) Thesis
(tt) 
varies 
varies 
Math 5396002 (18615)
Graduate Research (kg) 
varies 
varies 
PI of 20122016 NSF TUES
grant (Project UPLIFT); PI of 20152019 NSF DUE
EAGER grant (Project SMILES) 
varies 
varies 
I am Director of UTEP’s
Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. I’m
also an Associate/Asst. Editor of several international/national journals (Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, Journal
of Mathematics and Culture, and Statistics Education Research Journal), active member of (and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium for the Advancement of
Undergraduate Statistics Education and member of its Editorial
Board. 
varies 
varies 
Spring 2015
Math 5361001 (26961)
Research Methods in Mathematics Education 
BELL 130 
W 57:50pm 
PI of 20122016 NSF TUES
grant (Project UPLIFT) 
varies 
varies 
I’m an Associate/Asst. Editor
of several international/national journals (Teaching
for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, Journal of
Mathematics and Culture, and Statistics Education Research Journal), active member of (and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium for the Advancement of
Undergraduate Statistics Education and member of its Editorial
Board. I am the (Interim) Director of UTEP’s Center
for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 
varies 
varies 
Fall 2014
Math 43700 (15578) Topics
Seminar ‘statistics for middle school student teachers’ 
QUIN 202 
MW 4:305:50pm 
Math 5399005 (18736) Thesis (tt) 
varies 
varies 
PI of 20122016 NSF TUES
grant (Project UPLIFT) 
varies 
varies 
I’m an Associate/Asst. Editor
of several international/national journals (Teaching
for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, Journal of
Mathematics and Culture, and Statistics Education Research Journal), active member of (and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium for the Advancement of
Undergraduate Statistics Education and member of its Editorial
Board. I am
the (Interim) Director of UTEP’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and
Learning (a halftime appointment). 
varies 
varies 
Spring 2014
Math 5370001; 27640 
Seminar (tt) 
Math 5399002; 27549 
Thesis (js) 
Math 5399003; 27641 
Thesis (tt) 
Math 5396001; 27475 
Graduate Research (if) 
Math 5396003; 27551 
Graduate Research (hh) 
PI of 20122016 NSF TUES
grant (Project UPLIFT) 

I’m an Editor or
Associate/Asst. Editor of several international/national journals (Teaching
for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, Journal of Mathematics and Culture,
and Statistics Education Research Journal), active member of (and UTEP
departmental liaison to) Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate
Statistics Education, cofacilitator of one of its research clusters, and
member of its Editorial Board. Also, I am the (Interim) Director of UTEP’s
Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (a halftime appointment) 

Fall 2013
Math 5364001 (17382)
Quantitative Research in Mathematics Education 
NURS 213 
Mondays 57:50pm 
Math 43700 (16797) Topics
Seminar ‘statistics for middle school student teachers’ 
Old Main 201 
TTh 4:305:50pm 
Math 5396001 (17438) (js) Graduate Research 
varies 
varies 
Math 5399004 (18020) tt Thesis 
varies 
varies 
PI of 20122016 NSF TUES
grant (Project UPLIFT) 
varies 
varies 
I’m an Editor or
Associate/Asst. Editor of several international/national journals (Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, Journal
of Mathematics and Culture, and Statistics Education Research Journal), active member of (and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium for the Advancement of
Undergraduate Statistics Education, cofacilitator of one of its research
clusters, and member of its Editorial Board; also am on committees
of national organizations (e.g., American Statistical Association’s
Statistical Education Section Executive Committee). Also, I am the 201314 Provost’s Faculty
FellowinResidence with UTEP’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and
Learning. 
varies 
varies 
Summer 2013: Graduate
Research Math 5396, CRN 34620, tt
Spring 2013
MATH 5396007 (29469) (ss) 
varies 
varies 
MATH 5396006 (29468) (ah) 
varies 
varies 
MATH 5396005 (29271) (aa) 
varies 
varies 
STAT 1380003 (23839) Basics
of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 103 
MW 1:302:50pm 
MATH 5195006 (28810)
Graduate Seminar (“Teaching Mathematics and Statistics”) 
BELL 130A 
W 10:3011:20am 
PI of 20122016 NSF TUES
grant (Project UPLIFT) 
varies 
varies 
I’m an Editor or Associate Editor
of several international/national journals (Teaching
for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, and Journal
of Mathematics and Culture), active member of (and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium for the Advancement of
Undergraduate Statistics Education, cofacilitator of one of its research
clusters, and member of its Editorial Board; also am on committees
of national organizations (e.g., American Statistical Association’s
Statistical Education Section Executive Committee and the Program Committee
for the United States Conference on Teaching Statistics) 
varies 
varies 
Fall 2012
MATH 5360001 (14373) Introduction to Research in Mathematics
Education 
Bell 130A 
MW 6:307:50pm 
MATH 5396003 (CRN
15436) (ll) Graduate Research 
varies 
varies 
MATH 5399004 (15777) (bs) thesis 
varies 
varies 
PI of 20122016 NSF TUES
grant (Project UPLIFT) 
varies 
varies 
I’m an Editor or Associate
Editor of several international/national journals (Teaching
for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, and Journal
of Mathematics and Culture), active member of (and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium for the Advancement of
Undergraduate Statistics Education, cofacilitator of one of its research
clusters, and member of its Editorial Board; also am on committees
of national organizations (e.g., American Statistical Association) 
varies 
varies 
Summer 2012: mentoring/comentoring student research,
including a MAT thesis student (MATH5398 33659) and an LSAMP student
Spring 2012
STAT 1380003 (22443)
Basics of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 208 
MW 1:302:50 
MATH 5365800 (26561) Technology in the Mathematics
Classroom 
Bell 130A (with 56 and
7:307:50 available in the nearby lab area) 
T 57:50 pm 
MATH 5370 (27693) (gr) Seminar 
varies 
varies 



MATH 5396003 (21707) Graduate Research (eo) 
varies 
varies 
MATH 5396001 (25711) Graduate Research (bs) 
varies 
varies 
student finishing an
incomplete from spring 2011 
varies 
varies 
supporting faculty in
grants such as US Department of Education grants Project LEAPUP,
etc.; miscellaneous roles in CETaL, CenMaSTER,
etc. 
varies 
Varies 
I’m an Editor or Associate
Editor of several international/national journals (Teaching
for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, Journal
of Mathematics and Culture, and Model
Assisted Statistics and Applications), active member of
(and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium
for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education,
cofacilitator of one of its research
clusters, and member of its Editorial Board; also am on committees
of national organizations (e.g., American Statistical Association) 
varies 
Varies 
Fall 2011
STAT 1380005 (12968) Basics
of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 

MW 1:302:50 
STAT 5385001 (17038) Statistics in [Mathematics Education]
Research 
Bell 143 (with some time in the nearby lab area) 
MW 56:20pm 



student finishing an
incomplete from the spring 
varies 

various roles in various
grants; supporting roles in CETaL and CenMaSTER

Varies 
Varies 
I’m an Editor or Associate
Editor of several international/national journals (Teaching
for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, Journal
of Mathematics and Culture, and Model
Assisted Statistics and Applications), active member of
(and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium
for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education,
facilitator of one of its research
clusters, and member of its Editorial Board; also am on committees
of national organizations (American Statistical Association; National Council
of Teachers of Mathematics) 
Varies 
Varies 
Summer 2011 Math 5370002 (33642) bs
Spring 2011
STAT 1380003 (22254)
Basics of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 209 (tech help: LACIT lab x5375) 
MW 1:302:50 
MATH 5360001 (26033) Introduction to Research in
Mathematics Education (part two) 
Bell 130A 
MW 56:20pm 
Spring 2010 student
finishing an incomplete 
varies 

supporting faculty in
grants such as US Department of Education grants Project LEAPUP
and Project ACE,
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board grants MTA and SABE MAS,
etc.; miscellaneous roles in CETaL, CenMaSTER,
UTEP’s Carnegie
Foundation TNE grant; 
Varies 
Varies 
I’m an Editor or Associate
Editor of several international/national journals (Teaching
for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, Journal
of Mathematics and Culture, and Model
Assisted Statistics and Applications), active member of
(and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium
for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education, cofacilitator
of one of its research
clusters, and member of its Editorial Board; also am on committees
of national organizations (American Statistical Association; National Council
of Teachers of Mathematics) 
Varies 
Varies 
fall 2010
STAT 1380003 (12745)
Basics of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 108 
MWF 11:3012:20 
STAT 1380005 (12746)
Basics of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 323 
MW 1:302:50 
MATH 5360001 (16340)
Introduction to Research in Mathematics Education (part one) (final meeting: Dec. ____,
as scheduled by UTEP) 
LART 209 
MW 6:307:50pm 
MATH 4370002 (16774)
Topics Seminar (Introduction to Research in Mathematics Education) 
LART 209 
MW 6:307:50pm 



MATH 5195003 (12712)
Graduate Seminar (“Teaching Mathematics and Statistics”) 
Bell 130A 
F 1:302:20 
Spring 2010 student
finishing an incomplete 
varies 

supporting faculty in US
Department of Education grants Project
LEAPUP and Project
ACE, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board grant SABE MAS;
miscellaneous roles in CETaL, CenMaSTER,
UTEP’s Carnegie
Foundation TNE grant, THECB MTA grant, etc.; 
Varies 
Varies 
I’m an Editor or Associate
Editor of several international/national journals (Journal
of Mathematics and Culture, Teaching
for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, and Model Assisted
Statistics and Applications), active member of (and
UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium
for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education,
cofacilitator of one of its research
clusters, and member of its Editorial Board 
Varies 
Varies 
Spring 2010
STAT 1380007 (22746) Basics of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 210 
TTh 910:20am 
MATH 5396003 (21828) Graduate Research (section for MAT Cohort VI, etc.) 
Bell 130A 
TTh 6:307:50pm 
MATH 5399001 (TD; 27055) Thesis 
Varies 
Varies 
supporting faculty in US Department of Education grants Project LEAPUP
and Project ACE,
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board grant SABE MAS;
miscellaneous roles in CETaL, CenMaSTER, UTEP’s Carnegie
Foundation Teachers for a New Era grant, etc.; 
Varies 
Varies 
I’m an Editor or Associate
Editor of several international/national journals (Journal
of Mathematics and Culture, Teaching
for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, and Model Assisted
Statistics and Applications), active member of (and
UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium
for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education,
cofacilitator of one of its research
clusters, and member of its Editorial Board 
Varies 
Varies 
Fall 2009
STAT 1380001 (13341) Basics of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 206 
MWF 10:3011:20 
STAT 1380003 (13342) Basics of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 
MWF 11:3012:20 
MATH 5195005 (14855) Graduate Seminar (“Teaching Mathematics and Statistics”) 
Bell Hall 130A 
F 1:302:20 
MATH 5399003 (GV; 14863) Thesis 
Varies 
Varies 
MATH 5399002 (RG; 17082) Thesis 
Varies 
Varies 
PI of pending NSF CCLI grant that could start fall 2009; supporting
faculty in US Department of Education grants Project LEAPUP
and Project ACE,
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board grant SABE MAS;
miscellaneous roles in CETaL, CenMaSTER, UTEP’s Carnegie Foundation
Teachers for a New Era grant, etc.; 
Varies 
e.g., SABEMAS is alternate
Wednesdays 5:308:20 (A26,S9,S23,O7,O21,N4,N18,D2) 
CoEditor or Associate Editor of 3 international/national journals (Journal of Statistics Education, Journal of Mathematics and Culture, and Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics); active member(“activist”) of (and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education, member of its Editorial Board, and cofacilitator of one of its research clusters 
Varies 
Varies 
Spring 2009
STAT 5385 (25314) Statistics in Research (section for MAT Cohort VI) 
Bell 130A 
M 57:50 pm 
MATH 5396 (21456) Graduate Research (section for MAT Cohort V) 
Bell 130A 
TTh 56:20 pm 
MATH 5398 (RG; 24224) Thesis 
Varies 
Varies 
Faculty participant in L. Everett’s NSF CCLI Phase 2 grant “Cultivating Authentic Discourse for the 2020 Engineer” 
Varies 
Varies; grant period goes
through August 2009 
Work with UTEP’s Carnegie Foundation Teachers for a New Era grant 
Varies 
Varies 
Key supporting faculty in Project ACE
and Project LEAPUP
(also possible: SABE
MAS and CenMaSTER) 
Varies 
Varies 
Faculty chair of Statewide Discipline(math)based Vertical Team for work of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Education Agency around college readiness 
Varies 
Varies 
CoEditor or Associate Editor of 3 international/national journals: Journal of Statistics Education, Journal of Mathematics and Culture, Noticias de TODOS: Mathematics for ALL 
Varies 
Varies 
Member of the Research Advisory Board of CAUSE (Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education); active member (“activist”) of (and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education 
Varies 
Varies 
Fall 2008
STAT 1380005 (13166) Basics of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 
MW 1:302:50 pm 
MATH 5365 (15384) Technology in the Mathematics Classroom 
Bell 130A 
MW 56:20 pm 
Faculty participant in L. Everett’s NSF CCLI Phase 2 grant “Cultivating Authentic Discourse for the 2020 Engineer” 
Varies 
Varies; grant period goes
through August 2009 
Work with UTEP’s Carnegie Foundation Teachers for a New Era grant 
Varies 
Varies 
Key supporting faculty in Project ACE
and Project LEAPUP
(also possible: SABE MAS and CenMaSTER) 
Varies 
Varies 
Faculty chair of Statewide Discipline(math)based Vertical Team for work of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Education Agency around college readiness 
Varies 
Varies 
CoEditor or Associate Editor of 3 international/national journals: Journal of Statistics Education, Journal of Mathematics and Culture, Noticias de TODOS: Mathematics for ALL 
Varies 
Varies 
Member of the Research Advisory Board of CAUSE (Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education); active member (“activist”) of (and UTEP departmental liaison to) Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education 
Varies 
Varies 
Spring 2008
MATH 5360b (23951) Introduction to Research in Mathematics Education (MAT Cohorts IV & V) 
Bell Hall 130A 
MW 56:20pm 
MATH 5365 (23953) and MATH 4370 (22086): Technology in the Mathematics Classroom 
Bell Hall 130A 
MW 6:307:50pm 
CoPI (with Tchoshanov) of Teacher Quality grant “Strengthening Middle Grades Teachers’ Quantitative Reasoning as Classroom Researchers” by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 
Varies 
May 2007 through at least May 2008 
Faculty participant in L. Everett’s NSF CCLI Phase 2 grant “Cultivating Authentic Discourse for the 2020 Engineer” 
Varies 
Varies; grant period goes
through August 2009 
Funded subaward project from UTEP’s Carnegie Foundation Teachers for a New Era grant 
Varies 
Varies 
Varies 
Varies 

Supporting Faculty for Project ACE 
Varies 
Varies 
Member of the Research Advisory Board of CAUSE (Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education); active member (“activist”) of Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education 
Varies 
Varies 
Fall 2007
STAT 1380 (14046) Basics of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
EDUC 203 
TTh 121:20pm 
STAT 1380 (14045) Basics of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
Bell Hall 143 
MW 1:302:50pm 
STAT 5385 (15637) Statistics in Research (section for TQ & MAT Cohorts IV/V) 
Bell Hall 130A 
MW 56:20pm 
Direction of Research Pedagogical Laboratory work (via NSF’s Mathematics Science Partnership)
at 
@ Henderson MS and UTEP 
Varies 
CoPI (with Tchoshanov) of Teacher Quality grant
“Fostering Middle Grades Teachers’ Algebraic Thinking” funded by the Texas Higher
Education Coordinating Board 
Varies 
May 2006 through at least May 2007 
CoPI (with Tchoshanov) of Teacher Quality grant “Strengthening Middle Grades Teachers’ Quantitative Reasoning as Classroom Researchers” by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 
Varies 
May 2007 through at least May 2008 
Key faculty participant in L. Everett’s NSF CCLI Phase 2 grant “Cultivating Authentic Discourse for the 2020 Engineer” 
Varies 
Varies; grant period goes
through August 2009 
Funded subaward project from UTEP’s Carnegie Foundation Teachers for a New Era grant 
Varies 
Varies 
Advisor for MAT Cohort Program 
Varies 
Varies 
Supporting Faculty for Project ACE 
Varies 
Varies 
Member of the Research Advisory Board of CAUSE (Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education); active member (“activist”) of Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education 
Varies 
Varies 
Summer 2007
MATH 5360a (32270) Introduction to Research in Mathematics Education (MAT Cohort V takes this) Teamtaught with Dr. 
Bell Hall 143 
MTWTh 1012:45 (which includes 15 min. break) 
Direction of Research Pedagogical Laboratory work (via NSF’s Mathematics Science Partnership)
at 
@ Henderson MS and UTEP 
Varies 
CoPI (with Tchoshanov) of Teacher Quality grant
“Fostering Middle Grades Teachers’ Algebraic Thinking” funded by the Texas Higher
Education Coordinating Board 
Varies 
May 2006 through at least
May 2007 
CoPI (with Tchoshanov) of pending Teacher Quality grant “Strengthening Middle Grades Teachers’ Quantitative Reasoning as Classroom Researchers” by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 
Varies 
May 2007 through at least
May 2008 
CoPI (with Kosheleva) of Teacher Quality grant “Project MEET: Mathematics Education Enhanced through Technology”, funded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 
Varies 
January – July 2007 
Key faculty participant in L. Everett’s NSF CCLI Phase 2 grant “Cultivating Authentic Discourse for the 2020 Engineer” 
Varies 
Varies; grant period goes
through August 2009 
Funded subaward project from UTEP’s Carnegie Foundation Teachers for a New Era grant 
Varies 
varies 
Advisor for MAT Cohort Program 
varies 
varies 
Member of the Research Advisory Board of CAUSE (Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education); active member (“activist”) of Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education 
Varies 
Varies 
Spring 2007
direction (with Tchoshanov) of “Improving
Student Achievement in Mathematics Through Professional Development
Partnerships” grant awarded by Texas Education Agency (EMMAP) 
Varies 
200507 grant final report
submitted April 2007 
Direction of Research Pedagogical Laboratory work (via NSF’s Mathematics Science Partnership)
at 
@ Henderson MS and UTEP 
Varies 
MATH 4370003 (21770) Topics Seminar: Technology in the
Mathematics Classroom 
Bell
Hall 130A 
M
57:50 
MATH 5365 (24294) Technology
in the Mathematics Classroom (MAT
Cohort IV) 
Bell
Hall 130A 
M
57:50 
MATH 5370 (24309) Seminar: Number Concepts, Probability and Statistics from an Advanced Standpoint (48) (for Master Mathematics Teacher
students 
(cancelled
due to insufficient enrollment) 

MATH 5399003 (26366) Thesis (LM) 

Varies 
MATH 5396 (26426) Graduate Research (EL) 

Varies 
CoPI (with Tchoshanov) of Teacher Quality grant
“Fostering Middle Grades Teachers’ Algebraic Thinking” funded by the Texas Higher
Education Coordinating Board 
Varies 
May 2006 through at least
May 2007 
CoPI (with Tchoshanov) of pending Teacher Quality grant “Strengthening Middle Grades Teachers’ Quantitative Reasoning as Classroom Researchers” by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 
Varies 
May 2007 through at least
May 2008 
CoPI (with Kosheleva) of Teacher Quality grant “Project MEET: Mathematics Education Enhanced through Technology”, funded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 
Varies 
January – July 2007 
Key faculty participant in L. Everett’s NSF CCLI Phase 2 grant “Cultivating Authentic Discourse for the 2020 Engineer” 
Varies 
Varies; grant period goes
through August 2009 
Funded project as a subaward from UTEP’s Carnegie Foundation Teachers for a New Era grant 
Varies 
varies 
Advisor for MAT Cohort Program 
varies 
varies 
Member of the Research Advisory Board of CAUSE (Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education); active member (“activist”) of Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education 
Varies 
Varies 
Fall 2006
direction (w/Tchoshanov) of “Improving
Student Achievement in Mathematics Through Professional Development
Partnerships” grant awarded by Texas Education Agency (EMMAP) 
Varies 
Varies; grant period goes
through at least Feb. 2007 
Direction of Research Pedagogical Laboratory work (via NSF’s Mathematics Science Partnership)
at 
@ Henderson MS and UTEP 
Varies 
STAT 5385 (17505) Statistics
in Research (section for MAT cohort 3) 
Bell
Hall 130 
MW
56:20 
MATH 5195 (19127) Graduate
Seminar (“Teaching Mathematics and Statistics”) 
Bell
Hall 143 
M
12:301:20 
CoPI on Tchoshanov’s Teacher Quality grant
“Fostering Middle Grades Teachers Algebraic Thinking” funded by the Texas Higher
Education Coordinating Board 
Varies 
Varies; grant period goes
through at least May 2007 
Member of the Research Advisory Board of CAUSE (Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education); active member (“activist”) of Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education 
Varies 
Varies 
MATH 5370 (33633) Independent
Study/Seminar 
varies

varies 
direction (w/Tchoshanov) of “Improving Student Achievement in
Mathematics Through Professional Development Partnerships” grant
awarded by Texas Education Agency (EMMAP) 
Varies 
Varies; grant period ends October 2006 and
may get extended 
CoPI on Teacher Quality grant “Fostering Middle Grades Teachers
Algebraic Thinking” funded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
(PI: Tchoshanov) 
Varies 
Varies; grant period ends May 2007 and may get extended 
Member of the Research Advisory Board of CAUSE (Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education); active member (“activist”) of Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education 
Varies 
Varies 
Spring 2006
varies; usually TTh late afternoonevening 
direction (w/Tchoshanov) of “Improving Student Achievement in Mathematics Through Professional Development Partnerships” grant awarded by Texas Education Agency 
@ UTEP or YISD’s Tierra del Sol ES; serving middle school teachers from several El Paso schools 
Tues 57:50 pm 
MATH 5370 (27852) Number Concepts, Probability and Statistics from an Advanced Standpoint 
Bell Hall 143 
varies 
Research Pedagogical Laboratory work (via NSF’s Mathematics Science Partnership) 
@ Henderson MS, etc. 
Member of the Research Advisory Board of CAUSE (Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education); active member (“activist”) of Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education 
Varies 
Varies 
Also: Advising for MAT
Cohort 4; teaching “lottery
literacy” course for PACE
Fall 2005

implementation of “Improving Student Achievement in Mathematics Through Professional Development Partnerships” grant awarded by Texas Education Agency to Tchoshanov/Lesser 
@ UTEP or Tierra del Sol ES; serving middle school teachers from several El Paso schools 
MW 121:20; MW1:302:50 
STAT 1380001 (16658) Basics of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics STAT 1380003 (16659) Basics of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
LART 222; LART 205 
MW 56:20 
MATH 5385 (16678) Statistics in Research (“MAT” section—cohort 2) 

varies 
Research Pedagogical Laboratory work (via NSF’s Mathematics Science Partnership) 
@ Henderson MS, etc. 
Member of the Research Advisory Board of CAUSE (Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education); active member of Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education 
Varies 
Varies 
Spring 2005

MATH 5365 (27639) Technology in the Mathematics Classroom; MATH 4370 – section 3 (28687) Topics Seminar 
Bell Hall 130A; LART 211 
varies 
MATH 4399 section 9 (28998) Individual Studies in Mathematics 
TBA 
Tues 58pm 
MATH 5370 (25603) Number Concepts, Probability and Statistics from an Advanced Standpoint 
UGLC 208; Bell Hall ACES lab; 
Wed until 2ish 
Research Pedagogical Laboratory work (via NSF’s Mathematics Science Partnership) 
Fall 2004

teamtaught 3course Block IB for EC4 Generalists,
meeting both mornings at Canutillo ES in Math 3305 (17533) is Conceptual Mathematics from Multiple Perspectives I 
@ Canutillo ES (room 119) 
T & Th 1:302:50pm 
STAT 1380 (17610) Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 
@ UTEP in LART 209 
Wed until about 2 pm 
Research Pedagogical Laboratory 




* = actual meeting & break times will vary
within the 812:20 interval to accommodate flow and needs of the three courses
and instructors
Old SYLLABI: https://digitalmeasures.utep.edu/ai/lesser/schteach/21483STAT1380spring20162.pdf,
Math
4370 (fall 2014), Math
4370(fall 2013), Math 5364
(fall 2013), Math
5195 (spring 2013), Stat
1380(spring 2013), Math 5360
(fall 2012), Stat
1380(spring 2012), Math
5365 (spring 2012), Stat5385(fall
2011), Stat 1380
(fall 2011), Stat
1380 (spring 2011), Math
5360 (spring 2011), Math
5360a/4370 (Fall 2010), Math
5195(fall 2010), Stat
1380 (MWF, fall 2010), Stat
1380 (MW, fall 2010), Stat
1380(Spring 2010), Math
5396(Spring 2010), Math
5399(spring 2010), Stat
1380 (LEAPUP/ACE) 2009, Math
5195, Stat
5385, Math
5396, Math
5365, Math
5360b, Math
5360a, Math
5370, Math
3305, Stat
1380 (LEAPUP/ACE), Stat
1380 (ACE), Stat
1380