Brian Evans

 

 

 

 

 

Brian Evans, EdD
Associate Professor
E-mail: bevans@pace.edu
Phone: (212) 346-1248


Education

  • EdD, Temple University
  • MS, Temple University
  • BS, Temple University

Courses Taught

  • ED 501: Survey of Mathematics
  • ED 502: Survey of Geometry
  • ED 503: Survey of AlgebraED 629: Assessment and Evaluation
  • ED 629: Assessment and Evaluation
  • ED 630: Human Development in the School Context
  • ED 643: Secondary Math Methods
  • ED 656: Literacy Across the Content Areas

Publications

  • Evans, B. R. (2011). Secondary mathematics teacher differences: Teacher quality and preparation in a New York City alternative certification program. The Mathematics Educator, 20(2), 24-32.
  • Evans, B. R. (2010). Determining quality teachers: Mathematical content knowledge, perceptions of teaching self-efficacy, and attitudes toward mathematics among a Teach for America cohort. Journal of the National Association for Alternative Certification, 5(2), 23-35.
  • Evans, B. R., Leonard, J., Ryan, S., Krier, K. (2010). Elementary preservice teacher attitudes. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 14(4), 92-97
  • Evans, B. R. (2010). A comparison of two alternative pathways to mathematics programs of teacher certification: Teacher quality in the New York City Teaching Fellows and Teach for America programs. Mathematics Teaching-Research Journal, 4(1), 21-46.
  • Evans, B. R. (2009). First year middle and high school teachers’ mathematical content proficiency and attitudes: Alternative certification in the Teach for America (TFA) program. Journal of the National Association for Alternative Certification (JNAAC), 4(1).
  • Leonard, J. & Evans, B. R. (2008). Math links: Building learning communities in urban settings. Journal of Urban Mathematics Education (JUME), 1(1), 60-83.
  • Evans, B. R. (2008). Maps and math: Connecting cartography, art, and social justice to mathematics. Mathematics Teaching-Research Journal, 3(1), 3-18.www.hostos.cuny.edu/departments/math/mtrj.
  • Evans, B. R. (2008). A case study of teachers’ mathematics content knowledge and attitudes toward mathematics and teaching. Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA) Annual Conference Proceedings 2008, Paper 11. http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/nera_2008/11/.
  • Evans, B. (2007). Student attitudes, conceptions, and achievement in introductory undergraduate college statistics. The Mathematics Educator, 17(2), 24-30.
  • Evans, B. (2007). Math through democracy? An unexpected mathematics result to use in the classroom. Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) Magazine, 46(1), 25-26

Presentations

  • Evans, B. R. (2011, April 13). Middle and high school mathematics teacher differences in mathematics alternative certification. Paper presentation at the research pre-session meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Falk-Ross, F., & Evans, B. R. (2011, April 10). Word games: Content area teachers’ use of vocabulary strategies to build diverse students’ reading competencies. Roundtable presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • Evans, B. R. (2011, March 12). Teacher differences in mathematics knowledge, attitudes toward mathematics, and self-efficacy among NYC Teaching Fellows. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Evans, B. R. (2011, March 12).Determining teacher quality in Teach for America alternative certification teachers. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Evans, B. R. (2011, March 11). Alternative certification middle and high school mathematics teacher differences. Paper presentation at the annual conference of the National Association for Alternative Certification, Chicago, IL. Featured in NAAC’s Showcase for Success.
  • Evans, B. R. (2011, March 11). Teacher quality in Teach for America alternative certification. Paper presentation at the annual conference of the National Association for Alternative Certification, Chicago, IL
  • Evans, B. R. (2010, November 4). Mathematics teacher differences: Teacher quality and preparation in an alternative certification program. Paper presentation at the annual convention of the School Science and Mathematics Association, Fort Myers, FL.
  • Evans, B. R. (2010, November 4). Determining quality teachers: TFA teacher mathematical content knowledge, Self-efficacy, and attitudes. Paper presentation at the annual convention of the School Science and Mathematics Association, Fort Myers, FL.
  • Evans, B. R. (2010, October 31). Teacher differences in mathematics knowledge, attitudes toward mathematics, and self-efficacy among NYC Teaching Fellows. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education-North America, Columbus, OH.
  • Evans, B. R. (2010, October 29). Determining teacher quality in Teach for America alternative certification teachers. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education-North America, Columbus, OH.
  • Leonard, J., Krier, K., & Evans, B. R. (2010, October 29). Influence of a reform-based mathematics methods course on preservice teachers' attitudes. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education-North America, Columbus, OH.
  • Evans, B. R. (2010, October 21). Teacher quality, content knowledge, and self-efficacy in onemathematics Teach for America cohort. Paper presentation at the annual conference of the Northeastern Educational Research Association, Hartford, CT.
  • Evans, B. R. (2010, October 20). Middle and high school mathematics teacher differences inmathematics alternative certification. Paper presentation at the annual conference of the Northeastern Educational Research Association, Hartford, CT.
  • Evans, B. R. (2010, April 20). First year teachers’ mathematical content proficiency and attitudes. Poster presentation at the research pre-session meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, San Diego, CA.
  • Evans, B. R. (2010, March 13). Content proficiency and beliefs in the New York City Teaching Fellows program. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Conway, AR.
  • Evans, B. R. (2010, February 21). Content knowledge, attitudes, and self-efficacy in the mathematics New York City Teaching Fellows (NYCTF) program. Paper presentation at the annual meeting for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Atlanta, GA.
  • Evans, B. R. (2010, January 28). Content knowledge, attitudes, and self-efficacy in the mathematics NYC Teaching Fellows program. Paper presentation at the annual conference of the National Association for Alternative Certification, Summerlin, NV.