Director, The Emerging Scholars Program (ESP), 1989-2005

Assistant Coach and Administrative Assistant, UC Davis Men's Basketball, 1995-2013

** OFFICE:** 3135 MSB

**TELEPHONE: ** (530) 754-0469

** FAX: ** (530) 752-6635

** E-MAIL: **
kouba@math.ucdavis.edu

** GENERAL AREAS OF INTEREST: **
Real Analysis, Differential Equations, and the Dynamics of Cooperative Learning and Problem Solving. From Fall 1990 through Spring 2005 I was the
Director for the
Emerging Scholars Program ,
a highly successful, cooperative learning calculus laboratory for first-year engineering calculus students. A detailed, comprehensive ESP Report summarizes the specific successes.

** YEAR JOINING THE DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS: ** 1982

**DEGREE: ** Ph.D. 1982, Colorado State University

Teaching Awards

** Outstanding Mathematics Teacher of the Year, Spring 1992
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** Outstanding Mathematics Teacher of the Year, Spring 1999
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** Outstanding Mathematics Teacher of the Year, Spring 2006
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** G. Thomas Sallee Mathematics Teaching Award, Spring 2014
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** ASUCD Excellence in Undergraduate Education Award, Chosen as One of the Top Three Instructors in the Division of Physical Sciences, Spring 2004
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** ASUCD Excellence in Undergraduate Education Award, Chosen as the Top Instructor in the Division of Physical Sciences, Spring 2007
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** Nominee, ASUCD Excellence in Undergraduate Education Award, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2011
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** Nominee, James H. Meyer Distinguished Achievement Award (Voluntary Service) for the Academic Federation, 2012
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** Nominee, Mathematical Association of America (Golden Section of Northern California, Nevada, and Hawaii) Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching, Fall 2012
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** Winner, Mathematical Association of America (Golden Section of Northern California, Nevada, and Hawaii) Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching, Winter 2014, with citation and article
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** Nominee, UC Davis Academic Federation Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1994, 2013, 2015
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** Voted #1 Rated Professor at UC Davis according to a survey by the UC Davis blog , Fall 2018
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** The Award for Distiguished Teaching in the College of Letters and Science, 2020
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Content Review Expert (Common Core State Standards Textbook Adoptions) for the California State Board of Education, 2013-2014

Mathematics Content Creator and Specialist for Khan Academy , March 2013 - 2015, with an article in the UC Davis Aggie.

Mathematics Professor for COSMOS , Summers 2006, 2007, 2008

Recent Summer Teaching and Basketball Charities in the Philippines

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