# Department of **Mathematics**

## Directory

## Sean Yee

Title: |
Associate Professor |

Department: |
Mathematics College of Arts and Sciences |

Email: |
yeesp@mailbox.sc.edu |

Phone: |
803-777-6884 |

Office: |
LeConte 334 Wardlaw 257 |

Resources: |
My Website Curriculum Vitae [PDF] |

### Research Interests

- Research and Teaching with Mathematics Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) Pedagogy
- Teaching Undergraduate and Graduate Mathematics and Pedagogy Courses
- Research in Mathematical Metaphorical Conceptualization to Improve Teacher Listening
- Research in Proof and Problem Solving within Collegiate and Secondary Education

### Education

- Ph.D. in Mathematics Education,
*Kent State University*(2012) - Licensed Mathematics Teacher in the State of Ohio, grades 7-12 (2012)
- Masters in Mathematics Education,
*Ohio State University*(2006) - Doctoral Work in Mathematics,
*University of Notre Dame*(2005) - M.S. in Mathematics,
*Ohio State University*(2004) - B.S. in Mathematics,
*Ohio State University*(2001)

### Experience

- Associate Professor, University of South Carolina (2014 – present)
- Joint Position with Department of Mathematics within the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Instruction and Teacher Education within the College of Education

- Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education,
*California State University, Fullerton*(2012 – 2014) - Part-Time Faculty,
*Cleveland State University*(2008 – 2012) - Full-Time Mathematics Teacher (Grades 9 – 12),
*Solon High School*(2006 – 2012) - Student Teaching in Secondary Schools (Grades 6 – 12)
*The Ohio State University*(2005 – 2006) - Lecturer and Instructor,
*The Ohio State University*(2002 – 2006) - Recitation Instructor, Teaching Assistant, and Tutor,
*The Ohio State University*(1999 – 2001)

### Courses Taught

- 2016 – present: Created, implemented, researched, and taught a mentor professional development (mentor PD) for experienced GSIs to learn how to mentor novice GSIs.
- 2015 – present: Created and taught new graduate student instructor (GSI) 3-day orientation workshop.
- 2014 – present: Doctoral committee member and advisor for three education doctoral students.
- 2014 – present: Developed, created, and taught new Mathematics Pedagogy I & II (MATH 791-792).
- 2014 – present:
*University of South Carolina, Columbia*: Practicum Seminar for Graduate Teaching Assistants, Advanced Doctoral Mathematics and Mathematics Education Research, Mathematics Pedagogy I & II, Elementary Teacher Mathematical Content, Calculus 1, Calculus 2, Vector Calculus, and Differential Equations. - 2012 – 2014:
*California State University, Fullerton*: Capstone Mathematics Course for Secondary School, Mathematics Course for Elementary Teachers, Supervising Student Teachers in the Secondary Classroom, and Teaching Action Research Course for Graduate Students. - 2008 – 2012:
*Cleveland State Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEOP)*: Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, and Linear Algebra. - 2006 – 2012:
*Solon High School*: Algebra 2, Honors Algebra 2,Geometry, Honors Geometry, Accelerated Pre-Calculus, Accelerated Algebra 2, Honors Algebra 2, and Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, and Linear Algebra. - 2005 – 2007: Student Teaching through Ohio State University, Grades 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12
- 2002 – 2006:
*Ohio State University*: Collegiate Algebra, Accelerated Collegiate Algebra, Pre-calculus, Basic Calculus Sequences, Integrated Calculus, Advanced Calculus for Engineers, and Multivariable Calculus.

### Selected Publications

- Yee, S.P., Roy, G., Graul, L. (In Press). Conditional reasoning online with Mastermind. Mathematics Teaching in Middle School. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
- Yee, S.P., Otten, S., & Taylor, M.W. (2018). What do we value in secondary mathematics teaching methods? Investigations in Mathematics Learning (IML). 10(4), 187-201.
- Yee, S.P., Boyle, J. D., Ko, Y. Y., & Bleiler-Baxter, S. K. (2018). Effects of constructing and communally critiquing arguments with classroom-generated criteria. Journal of Mathematical Behavior (JMB), 49(2018), 145-162.
- Yee, S. P. (2017). Students’ and teachers’ conceptual metaphors for mathematical problem solving. School Science and Mathematics, 117(3-4), 146-157.
- Ko, Y. Y., Yee, S.P., Bleiler-Baxter, S. K., & Boyle, J. D. (2016). Empowering students' proof learning through communal engagement. Mathematics Teacher, 109(8), 618-624.
- Boyle, J.D., Bleiler, S. K., Yee, S.P., & Ko, Y. (2015). Transforming perceptions of proof: A four-part instructional sequence. Mathematics Teacher Educator (MTE), 4(1), 32-38.
- Yee, S.P. & Bostic, J. D. (2014). Developing a students’ contextualization of problem solving. Journal of Mathematical Behavior (JMB), 36(2014), 1-19.
- Yee, S.P. (2013). Problem solving concretely with the word like. Investigations in Mathematics Learning (IML), 5(3), 25-43.