James B. Dressler
www.JamesDressler.com
James.Dressler@SeattleColleges.edu

SEPTEMBER 1999 - PRESENT

MATHEMATICS/TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR

INSTRUCT IN CLASSROOM: Basic College Mathematics, Begining and Intermediate Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Quantitative Reasoning, Math for Automotive Technicians, Math for Culinary Arts, Computer Programming using Visual Basic.Net, Desktop Publishing, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Computer Lab Survival Skills

Seattle College District: Seattle Central - Time Magazine's 2001 College of the Year
INSTRUCT ONLINE: Elementary and Intermediate Algebra using ALEKS and/ or Academic Systems, Math for Non-Science Majors, and Introduction to Programming with Visual Basic.NET (using BlackBoard).

Edmonds Community College:
INSTRUCT IN CLASSROOM: Math 240S - Introduction to statistical methods and applications; organization of data, sampling, testing hypotheses, confidence intervals, regression, correlation. Heavy use of TI 84 technology.

Renton Technical College:
COURSE DEVELOPMENT & FACULTY TRAINING: Developed Computer Based Mathematics Course (Academic Systems). Trained Instructors in the use of Academic Systems. Instructed Pre-Algebra/ Elementary Algebra. Instruct Online Math Courses.



SEPTEMBER
2005 - 2007
ANNOTATION/ERROR CHECKER

Pearson Education
Addison Wesley Publisher
Have Error Checked: Bittinger's Intermediate Algebra Graphs and Models Student Solution Manual/ Basic College Mathematics Textbook/Instructors Resource Guide/Basic Mathematics Textbook/Applied Basic Mathematics and More


JUNE 2002 - 2003
AUTHORED SKETCHPAD PROJECTS
W.H. Freeman Publishers:
Authored a collection of Geometer's Sketchpad Projects to Accompany Harold Jacob's,
Geometry, Seeing, Doing, Understanding High School Textbook

JUNE 1999 - 2001
COMPUTER LAB MANAGER
Archdiocesan Housing Authority:
Network Adiminstator. Developed and Maintained Website.
Trained Homeless Individuals
to use of Windows, MS Office and the Internet.


EDUCATION
June 2005 36 Graduate Level Credits Towards my
Master of Science in Mathematics

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX                          
June 2001 Teaching Online: Planning for Success Certificate
Washington Online, Spokane, WA
Dec. 2000 90 Credits Towards my
Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
Seattle University, Seattle, WA
June 1996 90 Credits Towards my
Associate of Science Degree

Seattle Central Community College, Seattle, WA
Dec. 1994 45 Credits Towards my
Computerized Accounting Certificate
 
Seattle Vocational Institute (SVI), Seattle, WA
Grants, Presentations and Extra Curricular Activity
June 2004 Who's Who Among America's Teachers 2003-2004
Student Nomination
June 2001 Washington Online Course Development Grant
Awarded $10,000 for Developing Online Course:
Introduction to Programming using Visual Basic
July 1998 Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Selected to Present Philosophy Paper on Solipsism
Sept. 1994 Mathematics Club, Seattle Central Community College
Organized New Mathematics Club
Sept. 1993 Chess Club, Seattle Central Community College
Chess Club President
 
Volunteer Activity
Spring 2004 Saint Bernadette Parish School
Develop and Maintain School Website. Assistant "Toss Ball" Coach.
Winter 2003 Seattle Central Community College
Tutor College students in: Algebra, Pre-Calculus,
Trigonometry and Calculus
Summer 2001

Miller Community Center
Assistant Coach and Statistician for Youth Basketball Team

SKILLS
Mathematics, Developmental Computer Programming, Online Course Development, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, VB.Net, Dreamweaver, Maple, Matlab, Scientific Notebook, Acrobat, Photoshop, Academic Systems, Geometer's Sketchpad, TI Graphing Calculators, SPSS, and Mimio