Dordt's mathematics and statistics program aims to help students investigate, understand, contextualize, appreciate, and apply mathematical and statistical ideas for a life of Christian service.

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Faculty Work from 2017

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Best Sandbox, Tom Clark

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Dog Ownership and Dog Walking: The Relationship with Exercise, Depression and Hopelessness in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease, Susan L. Dunn, Michael Sit, Holli A. DeVon, and Nathan L. Tintle

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Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World (Book Review), Calvin Jongsma

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Identification and Analysis of Bacterial Genomic Metabolic Signatures, Nathaniel Bowerman, Nathan L. Tintle, Matthew DeJongh, and Aaron A. Best

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Improved Performance of Gene Set Analysis on Genome-Wide Transcriptomics Data When Using Gene Activity State Estimates, Thomas Kamp, Micah Adams, Craig Disselkoen, and Nathan L. Tintle

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Lies, Statistics, Mathematics and the Truth, Nathan L. Tintle

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Making and Breaking Mathematical Sense (Book Review), Calvin Jongsma

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Mathematical Beauty, Mike Janssen

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Mathematical Justice?, Valorie L. Zonnefeld

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Powerful Method for Including Genotype Uncertainty in Tests of Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium, Andrew Beck, Alexander Luedtke, Keli Liu, and Nathan L. Tintle

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Sourcebook in the Mathematics of Medieval Europe and North Africa (Book Review), Calvin Jongsma

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Specifications Grading in a First Course in Abstract Algebra, Mike Janssen

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Weighing Fog: Hands on Modeling for Day 1 of Differential Equations, Tom Clark

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Who is My Neighbor?, Tom Clark

Faculty Work from 2016

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Analyzing Unique-Matching Games Using Elementary Mathematics, Calvin Jongsma and Tom Clark

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Approaches to Christian Education: From Elusive Towards a Larger and Deeper Approach, Derek Schuurman

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Assessing the Association Between Quantitative Maturity and Student Performance in Simulation-Based and Non-Simulation Based Introductory Statistics, Nathan L. Tintle

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Bayesian Framework for the Classification of Microbial Gene Activity States, Craig Disselkoen, Brian Greco, Kaitlyn Cook, Kristin Koch, Reginald Lerebours, Chase Viss, Joshua Cape, Elizabeth Held, Yonatan Ashenafi, Karen Fischer, Allyson Acosta, Mark Cunningham, Aaron A. Best, Matthew DeJongh, and Nathan L. Tintle

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Be Not Afraid... To Vote for a Third-Party Conservative Candidate, Tom Clark

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Broadening the Impact and Effectiveness of Simulation-Based Curricula for Introductory Statistics, Nathan L. Tintle, Beth Chance, George Cobb, Allan Rossman, Soma Roy, Todd Swanson, and Jill VanderStoep

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Computing and Applying Atomic Regulons to Understand Gene Expression and Regulation, Jose P. Faria, James J. Davis, Janaka N. Edirisinghe, Ronald C. Taylor, Pamela B. Weisenhorn, Robert D. Olson, Rick Stevens, Miguel Rocha, Isabel Rocha, Aaron A. Best, Matthew DeJongh, Nathan L. Tintle, Bruce Parrelo, Ross Overbeek, and Christopher S. Henry

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Data Revolution, Nathan L. Tintle

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Discrete Mathematics: Chapter 0, Table of Contents and Preface, Calvin Jongsma

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Discrete Mathematics: Chapter 1, Sentential Logic, Calvin Jongsma

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Discrete Mathematics: Chapter 2, Predicate Logic, Calvin Jongsma

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Discrete Mathematics: Chapter 3, Mathematical Induction and Peano Arithmetic, Calvin Jongsma

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Discrete Mathematics: Chapter 4, Basic Set Theory & Combinatorics, Calvin Jongsma

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Discrete Mathematics: Chapter 5, Set Theory & Infinity, Calvin Jongsma

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Discrete Mathematics: Chapter 6, Functions & Equivalence Relations, Calvin Jongsma

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Discrete Mathematics: Chapter 7, Posets, Lattices, & Boolean Algebra, Calvin Jongsma

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Effects of Growth Mindset Training on Undergraduate Statistics Students, Valorie L. Zonnefeld

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Empty Patch of Sky, Tom Clark

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Explorers and Immigrants, Nathan L. Tintle

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Faith Connections in the Math Classroom, Valorie L. Zonnefeld and Ryan G. Zonnefeld

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General Approach for Combining Diverse Rare Variant Association Tests Provides Improved Robustness Across a Wider Range of Genetic Architectures, Brian Greco, Allison Hainline, Jaron Arbet, Kelsey Grinde, Alejandra Benitez, and Nathan L. Tintle

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Healing Hearts and Hurts, Valorie L. Zonnefeld

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He Meant to Pass by Them, Mike Janssen

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Home- and Hospital-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise: The Important Role of Physician Recommendation, Susan L. Dunn, L. Maureen Dunn, Madison P. Buursma, Jacob A. Clark, Lucas Vander Berg, Holli A. DeVon, and Nathan L. Tintle

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Homer Hanky, Valorie L. Zonnefeld

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Impact of Home- and Hospital-Based Exercise in Cardiac Rehabilitation on Hopelessness in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease, Susan L. Dunn, L. Maureen Dunn, Nicole P. Rieth, Grace B. Olamijulo, Lien L. Swieringa, Theresa P. Holden, Jacob A. Clark, Holli A. DeVon, and Nathan L. Tintle

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Improving Proof-Writing with Reading Guides, Mike Janssen

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Introduction to the Early Development of Mathematics (Book Review), Calvin Jongsma

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Machine Learning and Data Mining in Complex Genomic Data - A Review on the Lessons Learned in Genetic Analysis Workshop 19, Inke R. Konig, Jonathan Auerbach, Damian Gola, Elizabeth Held, Emily R. Holzinger, Marc-Andre Legault, Rui Sun, Nathan L. Tintle, and Hsin-Chou Yang

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Mathematics in Ancient Egypt: A Contextual History (Book Review), Calvin Jongsma

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Mathematics Without Apologies: Portrait of a Problematic Vocation (Book Review), Calvin Jongsma

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Mindset Training for Undergraduates in Developmental Mathematics, Valorie L. Zonnefeld and Kate Van Weelden

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Negotiating for Release Time and Leave, Maura Mast and Nathan L. Tintle

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Philosophical Introduction to Set Theory (Book Review), Calvin Jongsma

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Projective Geometry Hidden Inside: Can You Spot It?, Tom Clark

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Sharing the Gospel Well, Nathan L. Tintle

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Standards-Based Assessment in a Developmental Math Course, Valorie L. Zonnefeld, Michal Huizenga, Aaron Van Beek, and Kate Van Weelden

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Waldschmidt Constant for Squarefree Monomial Ideals, Christian Bocci, Susan Cooper, Elena Guardo, Brian Harbourne, Mike Janssen, Uwe Nagel, Alexandra Seceleanu, Adam Van Tuyl, and Thanh Vu

Faculty Work from 2015

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120 Seconds, Kari Sandouka

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Answering Your Question: The Electronics Effect, Kari Sandouka

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Application, Mike Janssen

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Cautions About the Reliability of Pairwise Gene Correlations Based on Expression Data, Scott Powers, Matthew De Jongh, Aaron Best, and Nathan L. Tintle

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Combating Anti-Statistical Thinking Using Simulation-Based Methods Throughout the Undergraduate Curriculum, Nathan L. Tintle, Beth Chance, George Cobb, Soma Roy, Todd Swanson, and Jill VanderStoep

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Computers and Procrastination: Why So Little Research?, Nick Breems

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Critical Thinking and High-Level Discourse in a 1:1 Environment, Ryan G. Zonnefeld and Valorie L. Zonnefeld

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Developing the Horizon Content Knowledge of Teachers through a Math Teachers’ Circle, Tom Clark

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Experiencing a Paradigm Shift: Teaching Statistics Through Simulation-Based Inference, Nathan L. Tintle, Dave Klanderman, and Mandi Maxwell

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If A, Then B: How the World Discovered Logic (Book Review), Calvin Jongsma

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Impressions from Sioux Center, Derek Schuurman

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Introduction to Statistical Investigations, Nathan L. Tintle, Beth L. Chance, George W. Cobb, Allan J. Rossman, Soma Roy, Todd Swanson, and Jill L. VanderStoep

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Mathematician's Apology, Tom Clark

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Mindsets, Attitudes, and Achievement in Undergraduate Statistics Courses, Valorie L. Zonnefeld

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Modest or Prude? Redeeming Our Wardrobes, Valorie L. Zonnefeld

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Novel Approach to Identify Optimal Metabotypes of Elongase and Desaturase Activities in Prevention of Acute Coronary Syndrome, Nathan L. Tintle, John W. Newman, and Gregory C. Shearer

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On the Fattening of Lines in P3, Mike Janssen

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Prolonged Fatigue in Ukraine and the United States: Prevalence and Risk Factors, Fred Friedberg, Nathan L. Tintle, Jake Clark, and Evelyn Bromet

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Rapture of the Geeks, Derek Schuurman

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Subject-Centered Approach to Integrate Faith and Learning, Valorie L. Zonnefeld

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Symbolic Powers of Edge Ideals, Mike Janssen

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Taming the Unknown: A History of Algebra from Antiquity to the Early Twentieth Century, Calvin Jongsma

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Technology and Mindful Evaluation, Nick Breems

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Technology and the Church, Derek Schuurman

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Technology Isn’t Just for Smart People, Kari Sandouka

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Understanding Everyday Use of the Computer: How Philosophy Can Be Practical, Nick Breems

Faculty Work from 2014

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Application of Family-based Tests of Association for Rare Variants to Pathways, Brian Greco, Alexander Luedtke, Allison Hainline, Carolina Alvarez, Andrew Beck, and Nathan L. Tintle

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Count Like an Egyptian: A Hands-On Introduction to Ancient Mathematics (Book Review), Calvin Jongsma

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Critical Thinking and High-level Discourse: Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development in a 1:1 Environment, Valorie L. Zonnefeld and Ryan G. Zonnefeld

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Evaluating the Concordance Between Sequencing, Imputation and Microarray Genotype Calls in the GAW18 Data, Ally Rogers, Andrew Beck, and Nathan L. Tintle

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Evaluating the Impact of Genotype Errors on Rare Variant Tests of Association, Kaitlyn Cook, Alejandra Benitez, Casey Fu, and Nathan L. Tintle

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Evaluation of the Power and Type 1 Error of Recently Proposed Family-based Tests of Assocations for Rare Variants, Allison Hainline, Carolina Alvarez, Alexander Luedtke, Brian Greco, Andrew Beck, and Nathan L. Tintle

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First-Year Students' Use of Social Network Sites to Reduce the Uncertainty of Anticipatory Socialization, Isolde Anderson, Alan Lerstrom, and Nathan L. Tintle

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General Approaches for Combining Multiple Rare Variant Associate Tests Provide Improved Power Across a Wider Range of Genetic Architecture, Nathan L. Tintle, Brian Greco, Allison Hainline, Keli Liu, Jaron Arbet, Alejandra Benitez, and Kelsey Grinde

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Genetic Analysis Workshop 18: Methods and Strategies for Analyzing Human Sequence and Phenotype Data in Members of Extended Pedigrees, Heike Bickeboller, Julia N. Bailey, Joseph Beyene, Rita M. Cantor, Heather J. Cordell, Robert C. Culverhouse, Corinne D. Engelman, David W. Fardo, Saurabh Ghosh, Inke R. Konig, Justo Lorenzo Bermejo, Phillip E. Melton, Stephanie A. Santorico, Glen A. Satten, Lei Sun, Nathan L. Tintle, Andreas Ziegler, Jean W. MacCluer, and Laura Almasy

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Genome-wide Association Study of Saturated, Mono- and Polyunsaturated Red Blood Cell Fatty Acids in the Framingham Heart Offspring Study, Nathan L. Tintle, James V. Pottala, Sean Lacey, Vasan Ramachandran, Jason Westra, Ally Rogers, Jake Clark, Ben Olthoff, Martin Larson, William Harris, and Gregory C. Shearer

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Human Use of Computers Framework: Assessment Using the Computer Procrastination Problem, Nick Breems

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Mixed Variational Formulation for the Wellposedness and Numerical Approximation of a PDE Model Arising in a 3-D Fluid-Structure Interaction, George Avalos and Tom Clark

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Pathway Analysis Approaches for Rare and Common Variants: Insights From Genetic Analysis Workshop 18, Stella Aslibekyan, Marcio Almeida, and Nathan L. Tintle

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Poythress’s Trinitarian Logic: A Review Essay, Calvin Jongsma

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Quantitative Evidence for the Use of Simulation and Randomization in the Introductory Statistics Course, Nathan L. Tintle, Ally Rogers, Beth Chance, George Cobb, Allan Rossman, Soma Roy, Todd Swanson, and Jill VanderStoep

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Rich Problem Solving Tasks, Valorie L. Zonnefeld

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Risk Factors for Physical Violence Against Partners in the U.S., K. Daniel O'Leary, Nathan L. Tintle, and Evelyn Bromet

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Spoiled Rotten, Valorie L. Zonnefeld

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Understanding of Computers and Procrastination: A Philosophical Approach, Nick Breems and Andrew Basden

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Value of Mendelian Laws of Segregation in Families: Data Quality Control, Imputation, and Beyond, Elizabeth M. Blue, Lei Sun, Nathan L. Tintle, and Ellen M. Wijsman

Faculty Work from 2013

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Al-Khwarizmi: Founder of Classical Algebra, Calvin Jongsma

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Assessing Methods for Assigning SNPs to Genes in Gene-Based Tests of Association Using Common Variants, Ashley Petersen, Carolina Alvarez, Scott DeClaire, and Nathan L. Tintle