Joshua Baker

Faculty Chair / Assistant Professor Developmental Mathematic - School of Science & Mathematics

Contact Information

(918) 595-8645
Southeast Campus Room 8251

Courses Taught

  • Basic Math
  • Beginning Algebra
  • Intermediate Algebra
  • College Algebra
  • Plane Trigonometry
  • Business Calculus

Sample Syllabi

MATH 0003 pdf     MATH 1513 pdf

Education

  • 1994-Graduated Glenpool High School
  • 1998-Graduated with BSED in Mathematics Education from Northeastern State
  • 2011-Graduated with MSED in Mathematics Education from Northeastern State
  • Current-Pursuing PhD in Mathematics Education at OSU              

Research Interests

  • Why students get placed in Developmental Mathematics
  • How to improve pass rates for Developmental Mathematics courses
  • How MathPath students persist to and through college level math courses              

Publications & Presentations

College Math Expectations February 2016
How to prepare now for college-level math TCC/NAACP Achievement
Summit for Tulsa High Schools
Tulsa, OK

MathPath: An Update on TCC’s Highly October 2015
Successful Innovation Oklahoma Association of
Update on the new Basic Math/MathPath Model Developmental Educators
Tulsa, OK

Rethinking Remediation March 2014
Presentation of Tulsa Community Colleges North Texas Community College
Developmental Mathematics Innovation McKinney, TX

Using a Gradual Release Model in Math Class November 2011
Presentation of the gradual release instruction National Christian School Conf.
in mathematics classes. Dallas, TX

Rethinking Teaching Fractions November 2011
Connecting fraction algorithms to National Christian School Conf.
pictorial representations. Dallas, TX

Teaching Fraction Concepts April 2007
Connecting fraction algorithms to Arkansas Teachers Conference
pictorial representations. Little Rock, AR

Awards

  • 2016 Faculty Excellence Award
  • 1994 Two-time Senior of the Year

Community Involvement

I serve as the Director of Nyenga Christian School in Uganda, participate in United Way Day of Caring, serve others in various outreach projects, and coach youth sports at 3C.

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