Becky J. Tallon

Associate Professor

 

 

 

 

 

Educational Background

  1. B.S., University of North Carolina - Greensboro (major-Mathematics, minor-Education) - 1968
  2. M.S., Clemson University, Mathematics, 1970
  3. M.S.C.S.E., University of Evansville, Computer Science Education, 1988

 

Academic Awards and Honors

  1. Summer Technology Grant to develop IT 1000 as an online course
  2. Eisenhower Grant (2005)  Enhancing Mathematics and Science with Technology
  3. Eisenhower Grant (1996) for teaching statistics with Minitab
  4. Eisenhower Grant (1994, 1995) for visualizing geometry with geometric sketchpad
  5. Eisenhower Grant (1993) for using function graphers and symbolic manipulators in science and mathematics (1993)
  6. Eisenhower Grant (1992) for function graphers and symbolic manipulators
  7. South Central Bell (Spring Semester, 1991) for using robotics and logo in the classroom

 

Academic Employment

  1. 1991 - present: Lipscomb University (Nashville, Tennessee)
  2. 1988 - 1990: Columbia State Community College (Columbia, Tennessee)
  3. 1979 - 1991: Santa Fe High School (Santa Fe, Tennessee)
  4. 1970 - 1971: Interlachen High School (Interlachen, Florida)

 

Academic Affiliations

  1. Member, SIGSCE (1999-present)
  2. Member of the Small College Computing Conference (1989-2011)
  3. Secretary of the Small College Computing Conference (1999-2009)
  4. Member, NCTM (1989-1988)

 

Extracurricular Activities

  1. Challenge Procedure Examination Supervisor for CSCI 1041, CSCI 1513, CSCI 2113, IT 2043, IT2053 
  2. Supervisor of the Web Design Internship for the College of Natural and Applied Sciences
  3. Coordinate the SCI website materials
  4. Design the web development degree

 

Current Educational Assignments at Lipscomb University

  1. IT 2223 - Web Development I
  2. IT 3223 - Web Development II
  3. IT 3053  -Web Server Technologies
  4. IT 4053  -  Senior Web Seminar
  5. Director of the ITP requirement--testing and curriculum

 

Scientific Conferences and Workshops Attended

  1. 1989-2002. Small College Computing Conference (locations vary in the Southeaster US)
  2. SIGSCE—2000-2003, 2006-2007, 2012
  3. Mid-South Instructional Technology Conference (Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 1996, 2002)
  4. National Computing Conference (Nashville, Tennessee, 1991)
  5. National Computing Conference (Orlando, Florida, 1993)
  6. Tennessee Educational Technology Conference (Nashville, Tennessee, 1992)
  7. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Nashville, Tennessee, 1992)
  8. MT Squared (Nashville, Tennessee, 1991-1996)
  9. Technology Conference in Mathematics (Rosemont, Illinois, 1992)
  10. MAA Conference (Jefferson City, Tennessee, 1994)

 

Scientific Presentations

  1. Tallon, Becky J., Teaching Statistics with Minitab. MT Squared. Nashville, Tennessee, 1995.
  2. Tallon, Becky J., Visualizing Geometry with Geometric Sketchpad. MT Squared. Nashville, Tennessee, 1993.
  3. Tallon, Becky J., Using Derive in College Algebra. MT Squared. Nashville, Tennessee, 1993.

 

Scientific Publications

  1. Tallon, Becky J., Derive, an Easy to Learn Computer Algebra SystemProceedings of the Seventh Annual Southeastern Small College Computing Conference. January, 1994.
  2. Tallon, Becky J., Microapplications for Math and Science Majors. Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Southeastern Small College Computing Conference. January, 1997.
  3. Tallon, Becky J., Creating Forms and Using Server-Side Validation. Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Southeastern Small College Computing Conference. January, 2000.
  4. Tallon, Becky J., Austelle, Al, Design of Internet Services. Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Southeastern Small College Computing Conference. January, 2001.