Directory



George Kuster

Department of Mathematics


George Kuster

Assistant Professor

Luter Hall 373
(757) 594-7193
george.kuster@cnu.edu

Education

  • Ph D in Mathematics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • MS in Mathematics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • BS in Mathematics, St. Joseph's College

Teaching

Mathematics and Mathematical thinking and learning.

Research

His research focuses on the learning and teaching of mathematics; specifically on student thinking and learning in differential equations. In addition to this, he is also interested in the implementation of inquiry-oriented mathematics and its connections to student learning.

Biography

George Kuster earned a B.S in Mathematics with a minor in Psychology from St. Joseph's College, and both an M.S. in Mathematics and a Ph.D in Mathematics from Virginia Tech.

  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2021). Examining students’ variational reasoning in differential equations. Journal of Mathematical Behavior. Volume, 64.
  • Conference Proceeding
    (2020). Expert and novice evaluation of generic proofs. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathemati. Pages, 897-902.
  • Conference Proceeding
    (2019). Variational Reasoning Used by Students While Discussing Differential Equations. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathemati. Pages, 348-356.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2019). The Inquiry-Oriented Instructional Measure. International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Education. Volume, 5. Issue, 2. Pages, 183-204.
  • Conference Proceeding
    (2018). Development of the Inquiry-Oriented Instructional Measure.. Proceedings of the 22st Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathemati. Pages, 348-356.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Inquiry-oriented instruction: A conceptualization of the instructional components and practices.. PRIMUS/Taylor and Francis. Volume, 28. Issue, 1. Pages, 13-30.
  • Jean Filetti, George Kuster , Sara Lenhart, Lisa Webb, "Recruiting, Preparing, and Producing STEM Teacher-Scholars: The Christopher Newport University Noyce Scholarship Program," Sponsored by National Science Foundation
  • Sara Lenhart, George Kuster , Lisa Webb, Jean Filetti, "Preparing Highly-Qualified STEM Teachers: Supporting Student-Centered Instruction," Sponsored by National Science Foundation
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