Elena Cheser
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Elena Cheser

WHY DO YOU ENJOY TEACHING STUDENTS IN HILLYER?

At the core of my teaching philosophy is a strong and sincere belief that education can change a person’s life in a very positive way. I believe this to be especially true with respect to Hillyer college which opens its doors and welcomes all of those who might otherwise never experience that special sense of personal accomplishment, intellectual enrichment, and unlimited future that an education can provide.

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

  • MAB 110: Mathematical Foundations I
  • MAB 111: Mathematical Foundations II
  • MAB 220: Trigonometry and Introduction to Calculus
  • MAB 290: Introduction to Statistics
  • QNB 130: Quantitative Applications for Business
  • QNB 230: Business Statistics 
  • M366: Engineering Probability and Statistics
  • M517: Applied Engineering Statistics

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Theoretical Physics, with an emphasis in Theoretical Mechanics, The Institute of Mechanics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine
  • B.S. & M.S., Theoretical Physics, with a minor in Teaching Physics, Donetsk National University
  • TACIS under EU Program Certifications: in Business Management for entrepreneurs and in Business Organizational Behavior
  • Diploma in Accounting, Kharkiv Economics Institute, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Research Interests

  • The use of technology in math teaching and learning, with real-world related applications (Minitab, StatCrunch, Excel Stat package, graphing calculators, MyMathLab, and MapleTA)

Selected Publications 

  • 2015-2017: Journal of ICTCM; International Journal of Mathematics & Statistics; American Journal of Mathematics & Statistics; Journal of Effective Teaching