High Tech with a Human Touch
Professor and Dept. Head of Applied Mathematics an
Department of Mathematical Sciences, College of Science
Personal OverviewAlpha Phi Omega
Educational BackgroundB.A. University of Central Florida 1977
M.S. Florida Institute of Technology 1980
Ph.D. Florida Institute of Technology 1990
Recognition & AwardsState of Florida Teaching Certificate
Professional ExperienceDr. Knoll has taught mathematics on the college level since 1977. In addition, she has been an educational consultant and contributor. She is the current Department Head of Applied Mathematics.
Current ResearchUsing the mastery learning method in early precalculus and calculus courses
Graduate assistants teaching workshop
Using Mathematica in calculus laboratories
Selected PublicationsGO Tutorials for Calculus with Analytic Geometry, Wiley Publishing, 2009.
Using a computer algebra system (Mathematica) to simplify expressions for Titchmarsh-Weyl m-functions associated with the hydrogen atom on the half-line, C. Knoll and C. Fulton, arxiv:0812.4974, Cornell University, 2009.
To calculator or not to calculator, that is the question for mathematics classes, presented at NCSSSMST national conference in Dallas, TX, February, 2008.
Titchmarsh-Weyl m-functions for second order Sturm-Liouville problems with two singular endpoints,) by Charles Fulton, Mathematische Nachrichten 281, No. 10, 1418 1475, 2008, contributor.
Deo, S.G. and C.A. Knoll. 1998. Kth Order Convergence.
Knoll, C.A., M.D. Shaw, J. Johnson, B. Evans. 1995. Discovering Calculus with Mathematica; Wiley.
Fausett, L.V. and C.A. Knoll. 1991. "Effective Use of Teaching Assistants in First Year Calculus;" PRIMUS, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 407-414.