History of Mathematics at GVSU
Presentations in 2005


Phone: 616-331-2041
Ted Sundstrom
sundstrt@gvsu.edu

Department of Mathematics
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401
Professional Presentations 2005
 
January
Char Beckmann and D. Thompson. Guiding Teachers toward Publication.  The Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators.
 
Char BeckmannEnhancing the Mathematical Education of Teachers in Mathematics and Mathematics Education Courses.   Invited address at joint meetings preconference sponsored by the Benjamin Banneker Association and The National Association of Mathematicians in cooperation with the other member societies of the College Board of Mathematical Sciences.
 
Esther Billings, David Coffey, Pam Wells, Paul Yu, B. Bergeon, T. McCarthy, and J. Roy.  Helping Prospective Teachers Develop Reflective Habits of Mind: Laying the Foundation for Becoming Teacher Leaders.  The Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators.
 
Steve BlairUndergraduates’ Reasoning Within and Across Multiple Geometries.  The Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Matt Boelkins and Ben Vugteveen (student). From Chebyshev to Bernstein: A Tour of Polynomials Small and Large.  Andrews University Mathematics Seminar.
 
David Coffey, Boerst, and Sleep. Supporting Teacher Educator Learning: Four Instances of Teacher Educator Learning Communities.  The Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators.
 
Paul FishbackThe Least-Squares Property of the Lanczos' Generalized Derivative.  The Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Reva KasmanCreative Proof Critiques as Writing Assignments in Abstract Algebra.  The Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
  
Steve SchlickerVisualizing Concepts in Group and Ring Theory.  The Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
  
Steve SchlickerThe Strange World of the Hausdorff Metric Geometry.  Hope College Mathematics Colloquium.
 
Jody Sorensen. Organized the MAA Session on Mathematical Experiences for Students Outside the Classroom.  The Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Paul YuFostering Reflective Habits in Preservice TeachersPanel discussion participant at Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators annual conference.
  
February
Char Beckmann and L. Toth. Games to Encourage Mathematical Communication.  Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
 
Steve BlairThe Fifth van Hiele Level of Geometric Thinking.  The Eighth Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education.
 
Esther Billings, Rebecca Bergeon (student), Tara McCarthy (student), and Lindsay Slater (student). Using Pictorial Growth Patterns to Promote Algebra in Elementary and Middle Grades Classrooms.   Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
 
Matt BoelkinsIs it Totally Irrational to Ask What z(3) Is?  Hope College Mathematics Colloquium.
 
David Coffey. Facilitator for Perspective of Early Career Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Teachers.  Conversations Among Colleagues Conference.
 
David CoffeyProbability and Statistics for Preservice Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Teachers.  Conversations Among Colleagues Conference.
 
Will DickinsonBeyond Middle and High School GeometryMathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
 
John GoldenWhat’s happening at Burton? Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
 
Steve SchlickerDoes Anybody Really Know What Line It Is?.  The GVSU Science and Mathematics Research Colloquium.
 
Pam Wells, Matt Wyneken, and Paul YuMaking Math Fun for the Whole Family.  Mathematics in Action, GVSU.
 
Paul YuThe Crazy Universe where Math and Art Collide.  Mathematics in Action, GVSU.
 
April
Ed AboufadelWavelets and Applications.  Invited talk at Ferris State University.
 
Matt BoelkinsWhen Students Write the Text.  The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Manish ChakrabartiAn Invitation to Mathematical Induction through Computer ScienceThe Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
 
David Coffey and Pam WellsI’m Not Wrong, I Answered Another Question: What’s Right in Wrong Answers?  The Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
 
Will DickinsonSan Gaku Problems in Other Geometries. The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Jon HodgeA Moore-Style Course on the Mathematics of Voting and Elections.  The 8th Annual Legacy of R.L. Moore Conference.
 
Reva KasmanWhy Can't I Fold a Square into an Icosahedron?  Hope College Mathematics Colloquium.
 
 
Steve SchlickerThe Strange World of the Hausdorff Metric Geometry.  Kalamazoo College Mathematics Colloquium.
 
Akalu TeferaOn Proofs of Certain Combinatorial Identities. The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Rebecca Walker, C. Allen, and L. Paveglio. Some Consequences of No Child Left Behind.  Invited Luncheon Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America..
 
Rebecca Walker, E. Hart and H. Schoen. Summary of Research Related to Core-Plus Mathematics. Invited Presentation at LEADERS in Mathematics Conference.
 
Rebecca WalkerTeacher Support Materials and Student Assessment in the Core-Plus Mathematics Curriculum. Invited Presentation at LEADERS in Mathematics Conference.
 
Rebecca Walker and J. Stucki. District Reports and Results. Invited Presentation at LEADERS in Mathematics Conference.
 
June
David AustinPlaying Penrose’s Tile Game.  Public lecture in Portland, Oregon.
 
August
Manish ChakrabaritInvited talk at NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at DePaul University, School of Computer Science, Telco, and Information Systems (CTI).
 
Filiz Dogru and Sam Otten (student). Do Cyclic Polygons Make the Cut. Annual Summer Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Jon HodgeA Course on the Mathematics of Voting and Elections.  Annual Summer Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.
 
October
Ed AboufadelAdventures in Mathematical Modeling: Predicting Gas Prices and Detecting Forged Handwriting.  The Contemporary Science Seminar Series at Aquinas College.
 
Ed AboufadelProblem Solving Strategies for the Michigan Mathematics Prize Competition.  The Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Midwest Regional Conference.
 
Char BeckmannFunctions in Literature and Song, Mathematics & Technology: Making Waves Toward the Future.  The Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Midwest Regional Conference.
 
Char Beckmann. Closing Commentator for the Data Analysis Panel. Summarized panel and participant comments relative to data analysis of MEAP results in planning for curricular change for the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Pre-Conference.
 
Esther Billings, T. Tiedt, and L. Slater. Using Pictorial Growth Patters to Explore Exponential Relationships in the Middle School Classroom.  The Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Midwest Regional Conference.
 
Esther Billings and B. Bergeon. Using Pictorial Growth Patters to Explore Exponential Relationships in the Elementary School Classroom.  The Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Midwest Regional Conference.
 
Steve BlairBase Five Experiences for Preservice – Xmania at GVSU.  The Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Midwest Regional Conference.
 
David Coffey and Pam WellsI’m Not Wrong – I Answered Another Question! What’s Right in Wrong Answers?  The Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Midwest Regional Conference.
 
Will DickinsonTriangles and Quadrilaterals in Spherical Geometry.  The Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Midwest Regional Conference. 
 
Marge FriarBuild, Sketch & Explore Patterns in Sequences of 3-Dimensional Shapes.  Fire-Up! Conference for Student Teachers, Aquinas College.
 
John Golden. Implementing Problem Solving at an AYP School.  The Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Midwest Regional Conference.
 
Jon HodgeThe Mathematics of Voting and Elections.  The Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Midwest Regional Conference.
 
Nancy MackHooray! Today is Parallelogram Day!  The Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Midwest Regional Conference.
  
Steve SchlickerThe GVSU REU Program.  The University of Michigan-Flint.
 
Paul YuDiscourse and Prototype Development among Middle School Students in a Dynamic Geometric Environment.  The Psychology of Mathematics Education of North America Annual Conference.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
November
Paul FishbackThe Two Sides of the Lanczos Derivative Story.  The Mathematics Department Graduate Program's Enrichment Lecture Series at Miami University.
 
Paul YuMath and 3-D Art and Math and 2-D Art.  The Monroe County In-Service.  Monroe County, MI.
 
December
Jon HodgeClassifying Interdependence in Referendum Election Preferences.  Calvin College Mathematics Colloquium
 
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