Daniel Collins

Full Time Faculty

Mathematics and Computer Science

Contact:

Phone: (718) 368-6863
Email: Daniel.Collins@kbcc.cuny.edu
Office Location: F-221, F Cluster

Daniel Collins

Biography

Daniel R. Collins is a Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, and has been teaching at CUNY Kingsborough since 2005. His primary teaching areas focus on elements of Statistics, and College and Elementary Algebra. He directs Program Assessment for the A.S. degree in Mathematics, and also serves on the Achieving the Dream Data Team.

Prior to becoming a college lecturer, Mr. Collins worked in the PC computer gaming industry, holding positions as a designer and senior software engineer at Papyrus Racing Group (part of Sierra On-Line; NASCAR Racing, NASCAR Racing Online, Grand Prix Legends), and Genetic Anomalies (part of THQ, Inc.; producing games with online, collectible, virtual-property components). He also publishes in the fields of tabletop role-playing games and wargaming, and runs games at a number of regional conventions.

Courses

MAT 2000: Elements of Statistics

MAT 1300: Survey of Mathematics and Computer Concepts

MAT 1000: College Trigonometry

MAT 900: College Algebra

MAT 700: Principles of Mathematics

MAT R300: Elementary Algebra II

MAT M200: Elementary Algebra

MAT M100: Pre-Algebra

CP 1100: Introduction to Computers and Computer Applications

Education

University of Maine                    Master of Arts (Mathematics and Statistics)  (1995)

University of Maine                    Bachelor of Arts (Mathematics)   (1993)

University of Maine                    Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy)      (1993)

College Teaching

CUNY Kingsborough, Mathematics & Computer Science (2005-Present)

Massachusetts Bay Community College, Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics (2002-2005)

Research Interest

Developmental Mathematics Education

Basic Math Skills and Success in Statistics