DIEM M. NGUYEN
CURRICULUM VITAE
Education


Ph.D., Mathematics Education,
Texas A&M University, Aug. 2002.
M.S., Mathematics, Texas A&M University, May
1999.

Research Interests


Number theory and
mathematical reasoning.
Online
technology in mathematics teaching and assessment. 
Academic Positions


2008  present 
Associate professor of mathematics,
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.

2002  2008 
Assistant professor of mathematics,
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.

2001  2002 
Research assistant of mathematics education, MSMP
project, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Texas A&M
University.

2002  2002 
Educational Testing Service (ETS) assessment
consultant.


Publications


Articles Published:
 Nguyen, T. T., Sanqui, J. A. T., Nguyen, D. M., & Gupta, A. K.
(2009). A note on the maximum likelihood estimator of the skew parameter in a skewnormal distribution. Far East Journal of Theoretical
Statistics, 28(1), p. 18.
 Nguyen, D. M. (2007). Algorithmic variations and measurements of the WebMA: Online algebra system. Electronic Journal of Mathematics and Technology, 1(2), p. 107116.
 Nguyen, T.T.,
Gupta A.K., Nguyen D.M., & Wang Y. (2007). Characterizations of
negative multinomial distributions based on conditional
distributions. Metrika, 66(3), p. 315322.
 Nguyen, D. M.,
Hsieh, Y. C., & Allen, G. D. (2006). The impact of
webbased assessment and practice on students' mathematics learning.
Journal of Computers in Mathematics
and Science Teaching (JCMST), 25(3), p. 251279.
 Nguyen, D. M., & Allen, G. D.
(2006). Interactive
Mathematics QuizMaker and the online placement exams. Proceedings
of the 17th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics,
p. 195199, AddisonWesley.
 Nguyen, D. M., & Kulm, G. (2005). Using webbased practice to
enhance mathematics learning and achievement.
Journal
of Interactive Online Learning (JIOL), 3(3).
 Nguyen, T. T., Gupta, A. K., Nguyen, D. M., Dinh, T. K.
(2005). A location scale family generated by a given symmetric distribution and the sample
variance. Far East Journal of Theoretical
Statistics, 15(2), p. 235249.
 Nguyen, D. M. (2005). Webbased template for creating online test. Proceedings
of the 16th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics,
p. 232236, AddisonWesley.
 Nguyen, T. T., Nguyen, D. M., Dinh, T. K. (2004). A note on a
characterization of kvariate normal distribution. Special
edition of the. Far East Journal of Theoretical
Statistics, 13(1),
p. 1519.
 Nguyen, D. M. (2004).
How to go from data to functions. Teacher Quality Project.
 Nguyen, D. M. (2004).
Persistent student misconceptions about
Algebra and symbolisms: What is that x anyway? Teacher Quality Project.
 Nguyen, D. M. (2004).
Why we need functions: Stories to get
the students buyin. Teacher Quality
Project.
 Nguyen,
D. M. & Kulm, G.
(2002).
Learning, knowing, and doing:
A comparison of the U.S. and Vietnamese mathematics
textbook lessons.
Proceedings of the International Commission on Mathematics
Instruction (ICMI): Comparative Study, pp. 217223. Hong Kong:
Faculty of Education.

Presentations


Invited, National and International Presentations:

Online math
teaching and assessment with open source software. Invited talk at the colloquium series of the Department of Mathematics
and Statistics, University of Toledo, Mar. 28, 2008.

Optimization
and simulation with Maplet. Invited talk given to the
mathematics education group at Texas A&M University, Apr. 2007.

Using Moodle
and AIM in distance learning course for mathematics teachers.
Invited talk given to the VSA Mathematics and Computer Education at
Hilton Convention Center, College Station, TX, Apr. 8, 2007.

Templates for Creating Online Math Quizzes. Abstract submitted to the 12th Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics, ATCM,
Jun. 2007.

Incorporate Assessment in Mathematics into the Virtual
Learning Environment. Paper presented at the 18th
Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, ICTCM,
Orlando, FL, Mar. 2006.

Java Applets in teaching vector
calculus. Paper
was accepted for presentation at the Annual National Meeting of
Mathematics Association of America, Atlanta, GA, Jan. 2005.

Construction and implementation of
webbased assessment in mathematics. Paper presented at the 17th
Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, ICTCM,
New Orleans, LA, Oct. 2004.

Interactive QuizMaker: A
journey to explore an intelligent webbased assessment engine.
Invited talk at the 17th Annual International Conference on Technology
in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM), Presession,
New Orleans, LA, Oct. 2004.

Webbased template for
creating online tests.
Paper presented at the 16th International Conference on Technology
in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM), Chicago, IL, Oct. 2003.

Online
assessment – A new wave and affordable Webbased
assistedlearningandinstruction.
Paper presented at the 15th International Conference on Technology
in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM), Orlando, FL, Nov. 2002.

Online mathematics assessment as an assisted learning
tool. Invited talk at
the 101^{st} Annual Conference of the School Science and
Mathematics Association (SSMA),
Rochester, NY, Oct. 2002 with D. Chen.

Online technology as an alternative tool to
prepare students for standardized achievement testing in mathematics.
Invited talk at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics
Teaching (CAMT), Dallas, TX, Jul. 2002.

Webbased
assessment and students’ performance.
Paper presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the National Council
of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) research session, Las Vegas, NV, Apr.
2002.

Standardized testing 
A new format of multiplechoice test on both paperpencil and webbased
approaches. Paper presented at the Southern Conference of the
National Council Teachers of Mathematics, Oklahoma, OK, Feb. 2002 with C.E.
Lamb.
Regional and Local Presentations:

Technologybased instructional materials
and online formative mathematics assessment. Paper presented
at the 56th Annual Conference of the Ohio Council of Teacher Mathematics (OCTM),
Toledo, OH, Oct. 2006.

Using Webbased practice
to enhance mathematics learning and achievement. Paper presented
at the 55th Annual Conference of the Ohio Council of Teacher Mathematics (OCTM),
Dayton, OH, Oct. 2005 with R. Little.

Special features of TheOpenCD.
Colloquium speech given at the Faculty Learning Community organized by the
Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) at Bowling Green State
University, Feb. 2005.

Mathematics and Technology.
Colloquium speech given in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at
Bowling Green State University, Nov. 2003.

Online technology in Science and Mathematics
assessment and curriculum.
Topic was invited to present at the joint meeting of Science,
Mathematics, and Technology Education Center (SciMaTEC) and Center of
Science and Mathematics Education: Opportunities for Success (COSMOS),
Perrysburg, OH, Dec. 2002.

The
action code: Macromedia Flash
MX and the dynamic online mathematics courses.
Colloquium session given in the Department of Mathematics and
Statistics at Bowling Green State University, Oct. 2002.

Standardized testing – A new
format of multiple choice tests on both paperpencil and Web based
approaches. Paper
presented at the Regional Conference of the National Council of Teachers
of Mathematics (NCTM), Oklahoma City, OK, Feb.
2002 with C. E. Lamb.

Standardized achievement testing – An alternative description.
Paper presented at the Conference for the Advancement of
Mathematics Teaching (CAMT), San Antonio, TX, Jul. 2001 with C. E. Lamb.

Preparing students for
standardized achievement
tests in mathematics – an alternative. Paper
presented at the Conference on the Teaching of Secondary Mathematics at
Sam Houston University, Feb. 2000 with C. E. Lamb.

Projects and Workshops


Implementing Online Master of Art in Mathematics Teaching degree program in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at
BGSU, 2009.
Implemented Online Mathematics
Placement Exams system for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at
BGSU, 2002  2005.
Developed distance learning courses for the Master of Art in Teaching program at
BGSU, 2003 
2004.
Collaborated with Professor Allen at Texas A&M
University in designing online mathematics instructional materials,
developing data collection program and QizMaker software for online
mathematics assessment, 1998  present.
Collaborated with middle grades teachers, collected
and analyzed classroom data. Funded
by the NSF project, Improving Mathematics Teaching and Achievement through
Professional Development, Nelson, G., Kulm, G. & Manon, J.,
Oct. 2001 – Aug. 2002.
Assisted Professor Kulm at Texas A&M university
with an Assessment Analysis Workshop presented to train university and
school mathematics educators. Funded
by the NSF project, Resources for Science and Mathematics Literacy:
Assessment, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Nov.
2000.
Assisted Professor Kulm at Texas A&M university
with an Assessment Analysis Seminar presented to obtain input from
university and school mathematics educators.
Funded by the NSF project, Resources for Science and Mathematics
Literacy: Assessment, American Association for the Advancement of Science,
Oct. 1999.

Grants
and Honor Awards


Ohio Department of Education. Teachers Professional Development. CoPI. Awarded $ 192,710.00. Jun. 08  Aug. 09.
Texas A&M University. Teacher
Quality Sub Grant. PI. Awarded. $5000. Jun. 04  Sept. 04
College of Arts and Sciences. Implementing Online Mathematics
Placement Exams. PR. Awarded. $5100. Jul. 03.
Ohio Board of Regents. Designing an Online Algebra
Course for the M.A.T (Masters of Arts in Teaching Mathematics)
program. PR. Collaborated with Drs. B. Moses, J. Albert, and S. Van
Hook. Awarded. $65,000. 3/1/03.
Excellent Dissertation Award. Texas A&M University. Sept. 03.
Excellent Teaching Award. Department of Mathematics
at Texas A&M University. May 98.

Professional
Committee & Organizations


Graduate Examinations Coordinator, 2007  present.
Discrete Math for Computer Science Coordinator, 2006  present.
Director
of Scientific Computing Lab, 2006  2007.
Integrated
Math Education Advisor, 2004  present.
Chair
of Mathematics Placement Exam Committee, 2005  2006.
Chair
of Colloquium Committee, 2005  2006.
Faculty
Senator, Spring 2005.
Member of the International Conference on Technology in Collegiate
Mathematics (ICTCM), 2002present
Member of the National Council of Teachers of
Mathematics (NCTM), 2001present.
Member of the American Educational Research
Associations (AERA), 2000present.
Member of the Innovative Technology in Education
(Vietnamese Educational Club), 1997 present.
Member of the Mathematics of American Association (MAA),
1994 1999.

