**Marvin Stick**Professor

**College**College of Sciences**Department**Mathematical Science**Phone**(978) 934-2441**Email**Marvin_Stick@uml.edu

## Research Interests

Mathematics education, integration of technology for teachers and students

## Education

**Ph D: Educational Research, Tests and Measurements**, (1982), Boston College - Boston, MA**MA: Mathematics**, (1966), Boston University - Boston, MA**BS: Mathematics**, (1964), Boston College - Boston, MA

## Selected Awards and Honors

- Athletic Department teaching excellence award (2001)
*, Teaching - UMass Lowell* - Teaching Excellence Award (2001)
*, Teaching - UMass Lowell, Athletic Department* - Student Government Association teaching excellence award for the College of Arts and Sciences, Science Division (2000)
*, Teaching - UMass Lowell* - teaching excellence award for the College of Arts and Sciences, Science Division (2000)
*, Teaching - UMass Lowell, Student Government Association* - Department of Mathematical Sciences teaching excellence award (1998)
*, Teaching - UMass Lowell* - Teaching Excellence Award (1998)
*, Teaching - UMass Lowell, Department of Mathematical Sciences*

## Selected Publications

**Stick, M.**(1999) "Maclaurin and Taylor Series for Transcendental Functions: A Graphing-Calculator View of Convergence,"*The Mathematics Teacher*pp. 833–837**Stick, M.**(1997) "Calculus reform and graphing calculators: A university view,"*The Mathematics Teacher*90:5 pp. 356- Sullivan, B.F., Grossbard, N.,
**Stick, M.**(1984) "Data Analysis Techniques for Vehicle Attitudinal, Positional and Experimental Measurements.,"*DTIC Document* - GROSSBARD, N.,
**Stick, M.**, SULLIVAN, B. (1981) "Numerical and data analysis techniques applied to scientific research, 4[Final Report, 1 Jan. 1979- 31 Mar. 1981]," - Sullivan, B.F.,
**Stick, M.**, Mclnerney, R.E. (1977) "Special Utilization of Triaxial Magnetometer Measurements as Prime Attitude Determination Sensors,"*Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets*14:4 pp. 231–235 - Sullivan, B.F.,
**Stick, M.**(1976) "Attitude Determination System for Rockets Using Gyroscopic Platforms.,"*DTIC Document* **Stick, M.**(1976) "Tricks with Number Theory.,"*MATYC Journal*- SULLIVAN, B.,
**Stick, M.**, MARCOU, R. (1974) "Attitude determination techniques for rockets with inertial measuring systems(computation)[Final Report, 18 Oct. 1972- 17 Oct. 1974]," - Marcou, R.J., Fioretti, R.W.,
**Stick, M.**, Pruneau, P.N., Richards, E.N. (1973) "Satellite Data Processing Systems.,"*DTIC Document* **Stick, M.**(1972) "ON WHAT DAY WERE YOU BORN?,"*The Mathematics Teacher*pp. 73–75- Roxborough, J.A., Sullivan, B.F., Marcou, R.J.,
**Stick, M.**, Geezil, K.M. (1972) "Procedures for the Determination of the Attitude of a Rocket from Gyroscopic Data.,"*DTIC Document* - SULLIVAN, B.,
**Stick, M.**, MARCOU, R. (1972) "Techniques for determining the vehicle attitude of rocket AH 7. 886(Techniques for determining attitude of rocket axis for vehicle AH 7. 886)," - Marcou, R.J.,
**Stick, M.**(1967) "Aspect of the Axis and of a Vector Perpendicular to the Axis of the Satellite OV1-5,"*DTIC Document* **Stick, M.**(1966) "Synthesis of a Time Dependent Communication Network,"

## Selected Presentations

- Making Discoveries with Geometry Software
*- NCTM Eastern Regional Conference, November 2002*- Boston, MA - Geometry and Discovery Learning
*, April 2002*- North Shore Community College, Danvers, MA - Geometry Explorations
*- Annual Conference on Teaching for Transformation, January 2002*- University of Massachusetts Boston - A Comparison of TI-83 and TI-89 Technology to Enhance Learning in a Multivariate Calculus Course
*- Conference on Mathematics and Quantitative Thinking in Massachusetts Public Institutions of Higher and Secondary Education, June 2000*- University of Massachusetts Boston - Graphing Calculators Across the Calculus Curriculum
*- Special Session on Teaching Mathematics in the New Millennium, American Mathematical Society Regional Conference, April 2000*- University of Massachusetts Lowell - A Graphing-Calculator View of Convergence
*- University of Massachusetts Instructional Technology Conference 2000 (ITC 2000), March 2000*- Sturbridge, MA - Calculus Reform and Graphing Calculators Across Colleges of a University
*- National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) annual meeting, April 1998*- Washington D.C.

## Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

- Focus on Mathematics (2011),
*Grant - UMass Lowell mathematician, study groups for Lawrence* - Teaching and Learning grant award to explore a two-tiered management calculus course sequence (2010),
*Grant - UMass, Lowell* - Massachusetts Title IIB Mathematical Experiences grant (2008),
*Grant - Massachusetts Science and Math partnership program* - Focus on Mathematics (2003),
*Sponsored Research - NSF and UMass, Lowell* - Mass MAJIC, high school Mathematics improvement (1998),
*Grant - UMass, Lowell* - PI: Task Force on Teaching and Learning Excellence (1994),
*Grant - UMass, Lowell* - Campus Performance Improvement Grant, "Mass MAJIC" (1996),
*Grant - Mass. Board of Higher Education* - Eisenhower Science and Mathematics Program Grant (1995),
*Grant - U.S. Department of Education*