Schedule of the Fifth Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics

Friday, June 21, 1996

8.45 	Greeting
	William Kirwan, President, University of Maryland
	
9:00	Keynote Address: 
	William Thurston, Director, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
	Glimpsing the  Mind: Biology, Mathematics and Humility 
	
10:00	Break
	
10:20-	Contributed Papers 
12:00	

10:30	Mathematics: Working With Other Departments
	Samuel Rankin, American Mathematical Society (moderator) 
	Barbara Shipman, University of Rochester
	
	The Relationship Between Educational Research and Teaching Practice   
	David Mathews, Central Michigan University      
	
	Differential Equations:  Involving the Engineering Community
	Paul Blanchard, Boston University (moderator) 
	David Lomen, University of Arizona      
	Michael Ruane, Electrical Engineering, Boston University
	Andrew Douglas, Mechanical Engineering, John Hopkins University
	
12:00	Lunch Break
	
1:30	Evaluating New Curricula
	Howard Penn, United States Naval Academy (moderator)
	Tom Sallee, University of California, Davis
	Marilyn Carlson, Arizona State University
	
	Curriculum Reform in Large Institutions
	Harvey Keynes, University of Minnesota (moderator)
	Michael Sears, University of Witwatersrand, S. Africa
	Morton Brown, University of Michigan
	Sally Fischbeck, Rochester Institute of Technology and the AP
	
	Integrating Calculus and Physics:  Three Case Studies 
	David Johnson, Diablo Valley College (moderator)   
	Andrew Rex, Physics, University of Puget Sound  
	Tom Shumpert, Electrical Engineering, Auburn University 
	Phillip Zenor, Auburn University
	
1:30-	Contributed Papers
3:10	

3:00	Break
	
3:30	Cooperative Learning
	Janet Ray, Seattle Central Community College (moderator)
	Ward Henson, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
	Bob Megginson, University of Michigan
	Phyllis Leonard, Chemeketa Community College
	
	NETMATH:  A Coalition for Web-based Distance Learning in Mathematics  
	Debra Woods, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (moderator)          
	Scott Gray, Ohio State University
	Beverly Michael, University of Pittsburgh       
	Patricia Mills, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign  
	
3:30	The Clients'View
	Jeffrey Froyd, Electrical Engineering, Rose-Hulman 
	Institute of Technology (moderator)	
	Francis Sullivan, Institute for Defense Analysis
	Kelin Kuhn, Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
	Andrew Rappe, Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania
	
3:30 	Contributed Papers
-5:10	
	
6:00	Welcome
	Robert F. Watson, Director, Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science 	
	Foundation     
	
6:00	Cocktails and Reception
-8:00	
	Poster Session
	Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University 
	Benjamin N. Levy
	
	
8:00	Technology Workshops
-10:00

Saturday, June 22


8:30	Calculus:  Where Do We Go From Here?
	Donal O'Shea, Mt. Holyoke (moderator)
	Deborah Hughes Hallett, Harvard University
	Harriet Pollatsek, Mt. Holyoke College
	Daniel Teague, North Carolina School Math & Science
	Jerry Uhl, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
	Al Shenk, University of California, San Diego
	Denny Guilick, University of Maryland
	
8:30-	Contributed Papers
10:30

10:30	Break
	
11:00	Mathematics for the Life Sciences
	Clifford Taubes, Harvard University (moderator)
	Kelin Kuhn, Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
	Steve Massaquoi, MD, National Institute of Health
	
	Learning By Doing: The Active Role of Learning in the Reform Movement
	Elizabeth Mayfield, Hood College
	David Smith, Duke University
	Julie Ayres, Student, Hood College
	Aba Blankson,  Student, Hood College
	Elizabeth Kyle, Student, Hood College
	
11:00-	Contributed Papers
12:00	
	
12:00	Lunch Break
	
1:30	Integrated First Year Curricula: How Physicists, Mathematicians, 
	and Engineers Work Together 
	Jeffrey Froyd, Electrical Engineering, Rose -Hulman Institute of Technology
	Robin Carr, Drexel University
	                      
	Preparing for Calculus:  Reformed Precalculus
	Daniel Teague, North Carolina School of Math and Science (moderator) 
	Jere Confrey, Cornell University        
	Sheldon Gordon, Suffolk County Community College        
	Linda Almgren Kime, University of Massachusetts,  Boston
	
	Rigor, Mathematics and Calculus
	William G. McCallum, Institute for Advanced Study and the
		University of Arizona (moderator)    
	Andrew M. Gleason, Harvard University   
	Leonard Gillman, University of Texas
	George Andrews, Pennsylvania  State University
	Lawrence C. Moore, Duke University
	
1:30-	Contributed Papers 
3:10	

3:00	Break
	
3:30	Reform Across the Curriculum  
	Lee Zia, National Science Foundation (moderator) 
	William E. Boyce, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute      
	Dennis DeTurck, University of Pennsylvania      
	Brad Osgood, Stanford University        
	Alan Tucker, State University of New York at Stony Brook   



CONTRIBUTED PAPER SESSIONS

Friday, June 21


TOPICS IN TRANSITION: BEFORE CALCULUS

10:20		Michelle Manes, Education Development Center, Inc.
		A New Precalculus Curriculum:  The Gateways to Advanced 
		Mathematical Thinking Project

10:40		Ann Davidian, Andrew Lippai, General Douglas MacArthur High School
		Steve Okolica, The Wheatley School, The High School Experience

11:00		Emmett Dennis, Southeastern Louisiana University, Teaching 
		Precalculus Using Cooperative Learning Groups

11:20		Harold Mick, Wayne Patty, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and 
		State University A Transformational and Technological Approach to 
		Precalculus: A Collaborative Effort

11:40		Lin McMullin, Burnt Hills - Ballston Lake High School, Quo vadis Algebra? 
		(moderator)
                  
SPECIAL TOPICS

10:20		Noemi Halpern, Brooklyn College, Mathematics and the ESL Student

10:40		David Salb, Kingsborough Community College, CUNY; Hershey Friedman, 
		Noemi Halpern, Brooklyn College, CUNY
		Teaching Statistics with Fictional Anecdotes

11:00		A. F. Meiring, University of Pretoria, Ideas for a Workbook in Calculus 

11:20		Bob Case, Northeastern University
		Introducing Reformed Calculus in Inner City High Schools:  
		A School-University Collaboration in Progress in Boston

11:40		Nicholas Jones, Gregory Chirikjian, The Johns Hopkins University
		Calculus for Engineering Laboratory at The Johns Hopkins (moderator)


USING TECHNOLOGY

10:20		Kathleen Cage Mittag, University of Texas at San Antonio 
		Using the Sharp Graphing 	Calculator in Precalculus and Calculus

10:40		Karen  King, University of Maryland, How the Use of the TI-92 
		Affects Teaching Calculus

11:00		Gabriele Germann, Boston University, Effects of a Graphing Calculator 
		on Learning: A Student Perspective 

11:20		Joachim Bullacher, Baltimore City Community College, Short Algorithms 
		for "Nice" Graphing Calculator Domains

11:40		Iris Fetta, Clemson University, Making Derivatives Intuitive for Students 
		in an Applied Calculus Course
		
		Douglas Shaw, University of Minnesota, (moderator)


CHANGING PEDAGOGY

1:30		Linda Powers, Margaret McQuain, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and 
		State University, Using Writing in Calculus to Promote Critical Thinking     
      
1:50		Charlotte Rappe Zales, Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales
		Improving Student Achievement in Mathematics Through Active Learning

2:10		Jim Reynolds, Clarion University, Models for Prospective Teachers:  
		Calculus 	Reform and the NCTM Standards

2:30		Kathleen Cage Mittag, University of Texas at San Antonio, What Students 
		Think About a Consortium's Approach Calculus I Class

2:50		John Cole, Chichester Senior High School, Teaching Volumes of Solids of 
		Revolution - from the Concrete to the Abstract 	(moderator)


TOPICS IN TRANSITION: CALCULUS

1:30		John Armon, Robin Hocken, Patrick Ward, Illinois Central College, 
		Contracting for Calculus - Calculus Technology Projects

1:50		Anne Young, Loyola College in Maryland, A Calculus I Project: Discovering 
		the Derivative of an Exponential Function

2:10		Moses Glasner, The Pennsylvania State University, Shall We Prove the Mean 
		Value Theorem?

2:30		A. M. Haghighi, Benedict College, 
		Calculus Excellence Workshop Outcome Report:  A Case Study (moderator)


USING TECHNOLOGY
                       
1:30		Kimberly Long, The American University, A High School Student Survey 
		Via the Internet

1:50		Carol Bell, University of Texas, Introducing Preservice Mathematics Teachers 
		to Hypermedia

2:10		James Martino, Johns Hopkins University, How Effective is Technology in 
		Helping	Students Learn Calculus?

2:30		Kathy Yoshiwara, Bruce Yoshiwara, Los Angeles Pierce College, Precalculus 
		Lessons	Using Technology


                                       
ASSESSING STUDENTS' KNOWLEDGE

3:30		Chris Rasmussen, University of Maryland, 
		Qualitative Problem Solving Strategies of First Order Differential Equations: 
		The Case of Amy

3:50		Vidi  Sundar, California State University, Stanislaus, Experiments on 
		Holistic	Assessment

4:10		Brian Hunt, University of Maryland, Assessment Issues in Mathematica/Maple-based
		Courses

4:30		Shrinavs Dalal, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Using Technology in 
		Assessing Students' Knowledge

4:50		Edgar Acuna Fernandez, University of Puerto Rico, A Statistical Study to 
		Compare Reform Calculus and Traditional Calculus

		Karen Singer, University of Minnesota (moderator)
           

TOPICS IN TRANSITION: BEYOND CALCULUS
                        
3:30		Matthew Miller, University of South Carolina, A Project-Oriented Course in				Mathematical Biology using Maple

3:50		Henry Ricardo, Medgar Evers College City University of New York, Resources for 
		a Modern Differential Equations Course       
      
4:10		Robert Wheeler, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Linking 
		Differential Equations and Environmental Engineering

4:30		Michelle Manes, Education Development Center, Inc.
		Student Learning in Linear Algebra:  The Gateways to Advanced Mathematical 
		Thinking Project

4:50		David Lay, University of Maryland at College Park, Teaching Linear Algebra 
		to Calculus Reform Students 	(moderator)
                             

USING TECHNOLOGY

3:30		Charles Armstrong, University of Rhode Island, Instituting Statistics Reform

3:50		Anthony Ferzola, University of Scranton 
		Differential Equations Computer Projects:  Using Maple as a Resource for 
		Mathematical Information

4:10		Garrett Stuck, University of Maryland, A Sophomore Level ODE Course Based 
		on Maple/Mathematica

4:30		Ahlam El-Hage Tannouri, Morgan State University, Differential Equations:				A Laboratory Approach
     
4:50		Ron Lipsman, University of Maryland 
		A Sophomore Level Multivariable Calculus Course Based on Maple/Mathematica
		(moderator)

Saturday, June 22

TOPICS IN TRANSITION: BEFORE CALCULUS

8:50		Susan Hahn, Kean College, Workshops for Algebra Mastery at Kean College of 
		New Jersey

9:10		Darrell Abney, Maysville Community College, NKATE Reform Intermediate Algebra

9:30		Barney Krinsky, Eunice Krinsky, California State University, Dominguez Hills
		A Cooperative- Learning Based Precalculus Course

9:50		Yuri Rojas, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, An Integrated Calculus 
		With Precalculus Course

10:10		Mohammad H. Ahmadi, University of Wisconsin
		Teaching Intermediate Algebra Using Mentors and Cooperative Learning (moderator)


SPECIAL TOPICS

8:50		Clement  DeMayo, Providence College, 
		Preparing to Teach Logic:  Some Heuristics for the Non-professional Logician

9:10		James Cornette, Ralph Ackerman, Iowa State University, Life Sciences Lab for 
		Calculus and Differential Equations

9:30		John Kinney, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Using a Computer Algebra 
		System in Probability

9:50		Richard Barshinger, Pennsylvania State University-Worthington/Scranton, 
		Average, Average, Average, and Alternating Series, Series, Series

10:10		Robert Sachs, George Mason University, Using a CAS to Enhance Understanding 
		of Infinite Series
                               

USING TECHNOLOGY

8:30		Jay Appleman, Queensborough Community College
		Technology, Industry, and Cooperative Learning:  A Mixture that Works in Precalculus

8:50		Gene  Bennett, University of Evansville, Brief Calculus, Not Algebra

9:10		Lawrence D'Antonio, Ramapo College
		Teaching Students to Be Doers Not Users: Computer Programming  in the 
		Mathematics Classroom

9:30		Lawrence Husch, University of Tennessee, Visual Calculus

9:50		Carmen Artino, The College of Saint Rose, The Harvard Calculus Program 
		in a Computer Classroom

10:10		Jack Kinslow, Mid-Atlantic Eisenhower Consortium for Mathematics and Science			Education Internet:  Critical Thinking and Problem Solving On-Line in the Mathematics
		Classroom (moderator)

		
11:00-		Matthias Kawski, Arizona State University, Vector Calculus via Linearizations
12:00 noon                          

11:00-		Douglas Shaw, University of Minnesota, Calculus Initiative at the University of 
12:00 noon	Minnesota

11:00-		Linda Almgren Kime, Judy Clark, University of Massachusetts, Boston; 
12:00 noon	Beverly Michael, University of Pittsburgh, Collaborating on College Algebra


CHANGING PEDAGOGY

1:30		Norean Radke Sharpe, Joe Aieta, Babson College		
		Can We Do Better Than the "Black Box" Approach to Curve Fitting?

1:50		Turner Hogan, Texas Woman's University, Using Physics to Teach Calculus 
		in an Integrated Course

2:10		Margaret Sullivan, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Enhancing 
		Qualitative Interpretation of Graphs

2:30		Jim Loats, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Our Experiences with Collaborative			Course Reform Processes

2:50		G. Daniel Callon, Franklin College, Programmatic Reform:  The Care and Feeding 
		of a Mathematics Major (moderator)


TOPICS IN TRANSITION: CALCULUS

1:30		James Gloor, Boston University, A Place for Calculus in General Education

1:50		Sarah Mabrouk, Boston University, An Educator's First Reaction To Calculus Reform

2:10		John Hennessey, Loyola College in Maryland, Making Math Majors Out of 
		Harvard Graduates II

2:30		Bem Cayco, San Jose State, Calculus Reform at San Jose State

2:50		Randall Wills, Dennis Merino, James Morgan, Southeastern Louisiana University
		Team Teaching and the Harvard Calculus Project (moderator)  
                                

USING TECHNOLOGY

1:30		Carl Koreen, Monmouth University, Adi Ben-Israel, Rutgers University
		Illustrating the Root-Finding Problem for a Polynomial Using Derive, Mathematica,
		and Maple

1:50		Stephen  Hilding, Gustavus Adolphus College, Geometric Constructions Using
		Mathematica

2:10		Sherry Gale, University of North Carolina at Asheville, Calculus with Maple V,  
		An Integrated Approach

2:30		Bruce Char, Loren Argabright, Robert Busby, Drexel University
		Using Maple: An Interactive Multimedia CD-ROM

2:50		Pat Rossi, Troy State University, Using Scientific Programming To Reinforce 
		Vital Concepts (moderator)