Rann BarOn, Lecturer
Rann BarOn specializes in early undergraduate mathematics education. For the past decade, he has taught and supervised Math 105L and 106L, entrylevel calculus courses at Duke. He has edited the lab manual for these courses, introducing technological and pedagogical innovations adapted to each year's students. He has served as a college (premajor) advisor to dozens of undergraduate students and as major advisor to a few. In 2017, he won Advisor of the Year, as chosen by the Academic Advising Center based on comments from his advisees.  Contact Info:
Teaching (Fall 2019):
 MATH 105L.001, LAB CALC/FUNCTIONS I
Synopsis
 West Duke 108B, MWF 08:45 AM09:35 AM
 MATH 105L.01L, LAB CALC/FUNCTIONS I
Synopsis
 West Duke 106, Th 12:45 PM02:30 PM
 MATH 218.01, MATRICES AND VECTOR SPACES
Synopsis
 West Duke 108B, MWF 12:00 PM12:50 PM
 (also crosslisted as MATH 718.01)
 MATH 218L.01, MATRICES & VECTOR SPACES (LAB)
Synopsis
 West Duke 108B, TuTh 10:05 AM11:20 AM
 Office Hours:
 Office hours: Tuesdays 11am1pm
Calculus Help Room: Tuesdays 35pm
 Education:
Ph.D.  Duke University  2009 
M.A.  Duke University  2005 
MMath  University of Warwick  2003 
 Specialties:

Applied Math
 Research Interests: Mathematics Education
 Areas of Interest:
calculus education genetic networks
 Keywords:
boolean networks • Education • math education • mathematical biology
 Duties:
 Math 25L.02 Instructor, Fall 10
Math 25L.03 Instructor, Fall 10
Math 31L.04 Instructor, Fall 10
 Curriculum Vitae
 Recent Publications
 R. BarOn, 105L106L Coursepack, Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
(August, 2014)
 Rann BarOn, Jack Bookman, Benjamin Cooke, Donna Hall, Sarah Schott, (Re)discovering SoTL Through a Fundamental Challenge: Helping Students Transition to College Calculus,
in Doing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics, MAA Notes, edited by Jacqueline M. Dewar and Curtis D. Bennett, vol. 83
(2014),
pp. 5966, The Mathematical Association of America, ISBN 9780883851937 [abs]
 BarOn, R; Bookman, J; Cooke, B; Hall, D; Schott, S, BRINGING STUDENTS INTO THE PELOTON: LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD AT HIGHLY SELECTIVE UNIVERSITIES, edited by Chova, LG; Torres, IC; Martinez, AL,
Edulearn12: 4th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
(January, 2012),
pp. 12601270, IATEDINT ASSOC TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION A& DEVELOPMENT
 Rann BarOn, Paul Bendich, Benjamin Cooke, Michael Gratton, Timothy Lucas, Michael Nicholas, Nicholas Robbins, Abraham Smith, Joseph Spivey, Graduate Calculus Curriculum Review
(March, 2007) [pdf] [abs]
 Selected Curriculum Innovations
 25L/26L syllabus rewrite, 2011
 Grad Student Calculus Committee, 2007
 Recent Grant Support
 BIGDATA: F: DKA: CSD: Topological Data Analysis and MachineLearning with CommunityAccepted Features, National Science Foundation, 2014/092019/08.
