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Biography

Educator | Professor | Researcher

Devoe's current research focuses on and the implementation of Digital Game-Based Learning (DBGL) environments for advanced undergraduate and graduate applied mathematics courses such as vector analysis, differential equations, and mathematical biology and its effects on student learning.  His additional interest combine applied mathematics, neuroscience, biology, and engineering, with a main focus on the dynamics and control of biological and technological networks.

Education / Degrees

  • B.S., Computer Science, Morehouse College, 2004
  • M.S., Computational and Applied Mathematics, Georgia State University, 2012
  • Ph.D., Mathematics Education & Computational and Applied Mathematics, Georgia State University, 2018
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2017 Sections

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • MATH-1501 (Calculus I) Section: 50G

    Fall 2014 Sections

    • MATH-1113 (Precalculus) Section: 05G

    Spring 2014 Sections

    Fall 2013 Sections

  • Publication List

    Round 'N' Round We Go!

  • Other Information

    Presentations

    The Effects of Digital Game-Based Learning on Undergraduate Student Achievement and Motivation in A Calculus Course, Interdisciplinary STEM Teaching & Learning Conference, Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA (2017)

    The Effects of Digital Game-Based Learning on Undergraduate Student Achievement and Motivation in A Calculus Course, Georgia Scientific Computing Symposium, Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical & Health Science, Athens, GA 30602 (2017).

    Digital Game-Based Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics, First-Year Experience Program, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (2016).

    Educational App Modeling and Game Design, GAMTE Conference, Rock Eagle 4-H Center, Eatonton, GA (2014).

    Algebra and System of Equations with Epistemography of Algebra, Mathematics and Statistics Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA(2012).

    Cellular Neural Networks with Switching Connections, Mathematics and Statistics Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (2012).

    Pade` Approximation, Mathematics and Statistics Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (2011).

    Newton’s Method for Solving Nonlinear Systems, Mathematics and Statistics Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (2011).

    Linear Finite Difference Method, Mathematics and Statistics Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (2011).

    Equilibrium, Mathematics and Statistics Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (2011).

    Membrane Potential, Mathematics and Statistics Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (2011).

    Polynomial Cascading, Leadership Alliance National Symposium, Westfields Marriott Conference Center, Chantilly,VA (2003).

    Polynomial Cascading, SMART Research Symposium, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO (2003).

    Research Interest

    Research interests lie in the design of Digital Game-Based Learning (DGBL) environments for applied mathematics courses, and the implementation of complex dynamical systems and networks in mathematical biology and computational neuroscience.

    Teaching Interests

    Teaching interests include College Geometry, Calculus of One Variable I, Calculus of One Variable II, Multivariate Calculus, Linear Algebra, Vector Analysis, Differential Equations, and Numerical Analysis, Mathematical Biology, MATLAB Programming, and Math Models for Computer Science.