Nelson Carter

Nelson Carter, M.S.

Lecturer of Mathematics,
College of Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3730
Email: carter@uhcl.edu
Office: B3521-9

Biography

Nelson was born and raised in La Porte, Texas. He received an A.S. in Mathematics from San Jacinto College in 2007, a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2009, and a M.S. in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2012. Currently, he is working on an Educational Doctorate in STEM Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Houston-Clear Lake.


Courses (Current Academic Year)

Nelson has taught the following courses: Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Technical Mathematics, Finite Mathematics, Elementary Statistics, Business Calculus, Computational Statistics, Pre-Calculus, Calculus I, Calculus II, Calculus III, Differential Equations, Introduction to Modern Algebra and Number Theory, Problem Solving, and Fundamentals of Mathematics I.


Research Projects

Nelson is currently interested in Undergraduate Mathematics Education for freshmen and sophomore STEM majors. He is currently studying two common calculus curricula (Early Transcendentals and Later Transcendentals) and is researching whether they have an effect on students' self-efficacy and achievement.