Mathematics, Physical and Life Sciences - Worldwide

The Department of Mathematics, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS) in the College of Arts and Sciences designs and delivers undergraduate mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, biology, environmental science, astronomy, chemistry, and weather courses required by all three Colleges. The Department’s dedicated faculty members have wide-ranging experience not just in education, but also in professional applications in the areas they teach. Additionally, the Department administers the skills assessment that assesses the mathematics competency of incoming students to ensure their success in MPLS coursework.

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Submissions from 2018

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An Investigation of the Relationship Between Grades and Learning Mode in an English Composition Course, Debra T. Bourdeau, Kelly V. Griffith, John Griffith, and John R. Griffith

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If At First You Do Not Succeed: The Student Benefits of Multiple Trials on Summative Assessments, Emily Faulconer, John Griffith, and Hayden Frank

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Adjunct Faculty Training, Mentoring and Evaluation at the Department Level, John Griffith

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Propeller Design Requirements for Quadcopters Utilizing Variable Pitch Propellers, Ian R. McAndrew, Elena Navarro, and Ken Witcher

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A Tale of Two Airlines: A Comparative Case Study of High-Road Versus Low-Road Strategies in Customer Service and Reputation Management, Donna L. Roberts and John C. Griffith

Submissions from 2017

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Increasing Student Interactions With Learning Objectives, Emily Kaye Faulconer

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Twin-Wing Design Options Used for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Achieve High Altitudes at Low Speeds, Ian R. McAndrew, Elena Vishnevskaya, and Andrew Carruthers

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Multi-Choice Questions and Their Problems When Used for Assessment of Aircraft Engineers Education, Ian R. McAndrew, Ken L. Witcher, Elena Navarro, and Peter Foreman

Submissions from 2016

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Investigating the Influence of the Level of Inquiry on Student Engagement, Emily K. Faulconer

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Bullying at the Fire Station? Perceptions Based on Gender, Race and Sexual Orientation, John C. Griffith, Donna L. Roberts, and Ronald T. Wakeham

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Faculty and Student Issues with Group Work: What is Problematic with College Group Assignments and Why?, Joanne P. LaBeouf, John C. Griffith, and Donna L. Roberts

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Glide Effects on Low Speed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles with Ice Formation, I. McAndrew, K. Witcher, and E. Navarro

Submissions from 2014

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Low Speed Re-Fuelling of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Using the Drogue System, Ian R. McAndrew and Elena Navarro

Submissions from 1998

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An Effective Investment: Teaching Study Skills to USAF Allied Health Professionals Prior to Extended Training, John C. Griffith