History of Mathematics at GVSU
Presentations in 2003 

Phone: 6163312041 Ted Sundstrom sundstrt@gvsu.edu Department of Mathematics Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI 49401 
Professional Presentations 2003
January
Ed Aboufadel and David Austin. The Center of Population Calculations is Flawed. The Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
Char Beckmann, John Golden, Karen Novotny, and Pam Wells. Enhancing the Core: Increasing PreService Teachers’ Understanding of Mathematical Concepts Through Inclusion of Exemplary K12 Materials into Core Courses in the Mathematics Major. The Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators.
Matt Boelkins and Clark Wells. Enhancing the Mathematical Core: Activities that Show Future Teachers the Value and Relevance of the Math Courses in their Major. The Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
Will Dickinson. Spherical Sketchpad: A Dynamic Java Program Modeling Spherical Geometry. The Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
February
Esther Billings and M. Schultz. Postal Rates: Middle Schoolers Explore Functions through a Realworld Context. Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
Matt Boelkins, Steve Schlicker, and Clark Wells. Summer Research at Grand Valley. The University of MichiganDearborn.
David Coffey and Pam Wells. Building a Better Understanding of Box Plots. Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
March
Marge Friar. Build, Sketch & Explore Patterns in Sequences of 3Dimensional Shapes. FireUp! Conference for Student Teachers, Grand Valley State University.
Jon Hodge. Permutations of Separable Preference Orders. The Meeting of the Public Choice Society and Economic Science Association.
Jon Hodge. Coorganized the session Consequences of Discreteness. The meeting of the Public Choice Society and Economic Science Association.
Jon Hodge. R. L. Moore and the Teaching of Mathematics. Science and Mathematics Division Research Colloquium at GVSU.
April
Char Beckmann. Math Education Forum, Full day workshop for elementary and secondary math teacher leaders at Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA.
Esther Billings and Melanie Schultz (student). Postal Rates: Middle Schoolers Explore Functions through a Realworld Context. The Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Nancy Mack. Exploring Geometric Ideas Through Children’s Literature and the Real World. The Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
May
Esther Billings and Pam Wells. Developing Children’s Number Sense and Computational Fluency. Presentation to a group of Home Schooling Parents.
Matt Boelkins. A Capstone Course in the Nature of Modern Mathematics. The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
Matt Boelkins, David Coffey, Karen Novotny, Steve Schlicker, and Akalu Tefera. Enhancing the Mathematics Core. The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
Will Dickinson. Spherical Geometry Theorems. The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
Will Dickinson. Dynamical Spherical Geometry. The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
Paul Fishback. Mandelbrot Sets in Matrix Rings: Tales of Binary and Ternary Number Systems. The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
Reva Kasman. Teaching by Example: Case Studies for Mathematics Instructors. The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
June
Reva Kasman. BNS Invariants and the Initial Tree. The 20^{th} Annual Workshop on Geometric Topology.
August
Rebecca Walker. NCTM 912 Data Analysis and Probability. The Professional Development Academy, Grand Rapids.
October
Ed Aboufadel, Will Dickinson, Steve Schlicker, and Jody Sorensen. The Grand Valley State University REU. Grand Valley State University.
Char Beckmann. Proportional Reasoning in Literature and Movies. Workshop presented at the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference.
Char Beckmann. Proportional Reasoning in Literature and Movies. FireUp! Conference for Student Teachers, Aquinas College.
Esther Billings. Panel Presenter: A Collage of Collaboration. First Annual Meeting of Michigan Association of Mathematics Educators.
Esther Billings, John Golden, and Pam Wells. Increments to Internship. The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Council of Teacher of Mathematics.
Esther Billings and Pam Wells. Activities That Help Children Explore the Concept of Prime Numbers. The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Council of Teacher of Mathematics.
Matt Boelkins. How to Grow a Polynomial. Invited talk at the Kalamazoo College Mathematics Colloquium.
David Coffey and Mary Richardson (Statistics). Tossing Kisses and Spitting Seeds. The annual meeting of the Michigan Council of Teacher of Mathematics.
Will Dicksinson. Hollywood Equiangular Rhombi. The Michigan Undergraduate Mathematics Conference.
Jon Hodge and Micah TerHaar (student). Separable Preferences and Admissible Characters. Western Michigan University.
Rebecca Walker. Navigating Through Data Analysis in Grades 912. The annual meeting of the Michigan Council of Teacher of Mathematics.
November
Ed Aboufadel. Wavelets, Secret Messages and Spam. Invited talk at Saginaw Valley State University.
Mary Ellen Barber. Group Activities for Trigonometry. The Annual Meeting of the American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges.
Matt Boelkins. Who’s the Greatest Polynomial of The All? Invited talk at the Hope College Mathematics Colloquium.
Cathy Gardner. Is It Worth The Effort? Coordinating Large Groups of Faculty. The Annual Meeting of the American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges.
Steve Schlicker. Lines, Lines, Everywhere Lines. Keynote address at the Annual Mathematical Association of America Michigan Section Upper Peninsula Zonal Meeting.
December
Rebecca Walker. NCTM 912 Data Analysis and Probability. The Professional Development Academy, St. Louis, MO.

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