History of Mathematics at GVSU
Department Seminars from 1988 to 1991

Phone: 616-331-2041
Ted Sundstrom

Department of Mathematics
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401
1991 Department Seminars
Jan. 15
Ralph Wiltse. Reinventing the n-Dimensional Wheel.
March 12
George Sturm. Game Show Problem – Which Door to Choose.
March 19
Marty Levin. Evolution of the Spreadsheet Metaphor.
March 26
Paul Jorgensen. What Can We Learn from Testing?
Apr. 2
Hector Hevia (Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile). Graceful Labelings of Graphs.
Apr. 9
Rob Blanchard. KUMON: A Japanese Method of Teaching Mathematics.
Oct. 1
Dennis Shultz (Rockford School District).  Tiptoe Through the Tulips with Benjamin Bloom.
Char Beckmann. A Contemporary Approach to the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics.
Steve Schlicker. Sierpinski Polygons.
1990 Department Seminars
Jan. 16
David De Vries (Smiths Industries). Embedded Computer Systems.
Jan. 23
Soon Hong. Software Used in Elementary Statistics.
Jan. 30
Howard Stein (Research and Development Office). Learn How to Tap Funds for Your Research and Continued Development.
Feb. 6
Ralph Wiltse. Another Approach to Using Computers in the Calculus Classroom.
Feb. 13
Paul Jorgensen. R.T.I./G.V.S.U. CASE Tool Laboratory.
Feb. 22
Don Vander Jagt. A Sabbatical and Generalized Line Graphs.
March 20
Alverna Champion. What is Family Math?
Sept. 11
Ken Johnson. Fault Finding or Constructive Criticism? Error Detection and Error Correction (Part I).
Sept. 18
Ken Johnson. Fault Finding or Constructive Criticism? Error Detection and Error Correction (Part II).
Sept. 25
Joe Adamski. A PC Grade Book – CS 463 Student Team Project.
Oct. 2
Char Beckmann. Teaching Mathematics with the TI-81 Graphing Calculators.
Oct. 9
Phil Pratt. How to Publish a Textbook.
Oct. 16
Ted Sundstrom. Error Detecting Schemes using Modular Arithmetic and a Dihedral Group.
Oct. 30
Mary Ellen Rivers. Exploring the IBM Algebra Software.
Nov. 6
Jann-Huei Jinn. Introduction to Common Imputation Methods.
Nov. 13
Tom Gruszka. The Struggle for Life: From Calculus to Chaos.
1989 Department Seminars
Jan. 17
Ralph Wiltse. Distorted Conic Sections.
April 4
Pedro Rivera-Muniz, Tim Englund (student), Mike Peterson (student), and Charlie Vanden Hoek (General Motors). Fractal Geometry and Chaos.
April 18
Tom Gruszka. The Mystery of Mathematics.
Oct. 3
Ted Sundstrom, Charlene Beckmann, Ralph Wiltse, and Pedro Rivera-Muniz. Using Graphing Calculators in Calculus Courses.
Oct. 10
Carl Arensdsen. My Experiences in Malaysia.
Oct. 17
Ralph Wiltse. The Mathematics – Computer Science Connection: Scheduling a Golf Tournament.
Oct. 31
Report from Attendees to the Annual MCTM Conference.
Nov. 7
Paul Jorgensen. Scientific Visualization of Ground Water Contamination Data.
Nov. 14
Rosa Kavanaugh. Calculus: A Technology Approach.
Nov. 21
George Sturm. A Bird’s Eye View of Students’ Statistical Projects.
Nov. 28
Karen Novotny.  Mathematical Games, Puzzles, and Card Tricks.
1988 Department Seminars
Jan. 19
Pedro Rivera-Muniz, Ted Sundstrom, and Don Vander Jagt. Report from the Joint Meetings of the MAA and AMS.
Jan. 26
Lance Nelson. Artificial Intelligence.
Feb. 2
Soon Hong. EDA (?).
Feb. 9
Alverna Champion.
Feb. 23
Ted Sundstrom. Calculus Reform – Is It Needed?
March 31
Dr. Beth Rose (UCLA). Bayesian Vector Autoregressive Models for Economic Forecasting.
Sept. 13
Alverna Champion. A Report on the International Mathematics Education Meetings in Hungary.
Sept. 27
Paul Jorgensen. Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch – Representing Concurrency.
Oct. 4
Tom Gruszka and Ted Sundstrom, Using MicroCalc in Calculus Courses.
Oct. 11
Phil Pratt. Data Base Management.
Oct. 25
Dr. Ron Ward (Biology). Human and Natural Resouces Information Systems.
Nov. 1
Dr. Marion Kuras (University of Krakow). Computer Applications Growth in Poland.
Nov. 22
George Sturm. Statistics Slide Show.
Nov. 29
Georgi Klein. Mathematics Learning as a Constructive Activity.
  Last Modified Date: February 25, 2014
Copyright © 1995 - 2014 Grand Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution