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Luke Foster

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Dr. Luke Foster

fosterlb@nsuok.edu

  • Associate Professor
    Mathematics

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    Science Building LL064
    (918) 444-5848

Bio

Dr. Luke Foster has taught in higher education for almost thirty years, five of which were at another university before coming back to his alma mater, Northeastern State University, in 1997. He is currently an Associate Professor of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, and serves on many different committees throughout the university.

Education:

  • PhD, Education, Oklahoma State University, 2013
  • MS, Applied Mathematics, Oklahoma State University, 1995
  • BS, Education, Northeastern State University, Summa cum laude, 1992
Statistics & Mathematics Education
Statistics, Calculus, Algebra, Mathematics Education

Intellectual Content:

  • College Algebra: A Simple Approach (Book, Textbook-New), Discovery, Published, August, 2017
  • Elementary Statistics (Book, Textbook-New), Teaching & Learning, Published, 2019
  • Tinkerplots and Student Understanding of Data Displays (Conference Proceeding), Discovery, Published, March, 2017
  • Tinkerplots and Student Understanding of Data Displays (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Submitted, 2017
  • Video Streaming in the K-8 Mathematics Classroom (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Not Accepted, 2015

Presentations:

  • Humor in the Classroom - NSU Community & Collaboration Day - Tahlequah, OK - 2015
  • Influence of Online Connectivity and Online Attention on Student Performance - Tulsa Research Day - Tulsa, OK - November 2017
  • iPads in College Algebra - OSU Graduate Student Symposium - Stillwater, OK - 2011
  • Navigating the Video Stream - NSU Community & Collaboration Day - Tahlequah, OK - 2014
  • Navigating the Video Stream - Research Council on Mathematics Learning - Las Vegas, NV - 2015
  • Pascal's Triangle and the Law of Large Numbers - Oklahoma Council for Teachers of Mathematics - OKC, OK - 2012
  • Statistics Schmatistics: Why Should I Care? - NOMSTA - NSU Tahlequah - 2010
  • Tinkerplots and Preservice Teachers Understanding of Statistical Displays - Research Council on Mathematics Learning - Tulsa, OK - 2013
  • Tinkerplots and Student Understanding of Data Displays - Tulsa Research Day - Tulsa, OK - 2016
  • Tinkerplots and Student Understanding of Data Displays - Research Council on Mathematics Learning - Fort Worth, TX - 2017

Courses Taught:

  • ELEMENTARY STATISTICS - MATH 1313 - Fall 2020
  • UNIVERSITY STRATEGIES - UNIV 1003 - Fall 2020
  • STATISTICAL METHODS - MATH 3513 - Fall 2020
  • RATE OF CHANGE - MATH 5463 - Fall 2020
  • GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT - MATH 3413 - Fall 2020
  • ELEMENTARY STATISTICS - MATH 1313 - Summer 2020
  • TECHNOLOGY IN MATHEMATICS - MATH 5513 - Summer 2020
  • BIOSTATISTICS I - MPH 5153 - Spring 2020
  • GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT - MATH 3413 - Spring 2020
  • ELEMENTARY STATISTICS - MATH 1313 - Spring 2020
  • ELEMENTARY STATISTICS - MATH 1313 - Fall 2019
  • UNIVERSITY STRATEGIES - UNIV 1003 - Fall 2019
  • FUNCTIONS AND CHANGE - MATH 1523 - Fall 2019
  • CALCULUS I - MATH 2614 - Summer 2019
  • TECHNOLOGY IN MATHEMATICS - MATH 5513 - Summer 2019
  • MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS - MATH 3623 - Spring 2019
  • STATISTICAL METHODS - MATH 3513 - Spring 2019
  • RATE OF CHANGE - MATH 5463 - Spring 2019
  • COLLEGE ALGEBRA - MATH 1513 - Fall 2018
  • UNIVERSITY STRATEGIES - UNIV 1003 - Fall 2018
  • DATA ANALYSIS AND PROBABILITY - MATH 5233 - Fall 2018
  • GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT - MATH 3413 - Spring 2018
  • NUMBER SYSTEMS - MATH 5023 - Spring 2018
  • STATISTICAL METHODS - MATH 3513 - Spring 2018