Department Seminars 2006 to 2010
Department Seminars in 2008
Ted Sundstrom. The History of Mathematics at Grand Valley.
David Coffey. Learning through Research and Practice: The Professional Development of Inservice 5 8 Teachers in Mathematics.
Film Screening. Julia Robinson and Hilberts Tenth Problem
Department Seminars in 2007
Rebecca Walker. The Dynamics of Mathematics Curriculum Development with a Focus on Negotiation about Assessment.
Chris Plouff (Career Services). Career Advising for Math Majors.
Rebecca Walker and Nancy Mack. NCATE: What Are Our Strengths & How Can We Grow and Improve?
Steve Blair, Will Dickinson, and Paul Yu. Discourse, Metaphor, and Multi-Representational Instruction in the Teaching and Learning of Non-Euclidean Geometry.
Pam Wells. Writing Discussion: Part II.
Esther Billings. Practice-Based Professional Development and Communities of Practice.
Feryal Alayont. What kind of number is ...?
Marge Friar. The Mathematics of Mesoamerica.
Timothy D. Rey (Counselor-Statistics at the Dow Chemical Company). Use of Data Mining and Modeling in Industry.
Char Beckmann, Steve Blair, and Filiz Dogru. Turkish Travels, Tiles, and Treats.
Will Dickinson. Equal Circle Packings.
Matthew Stamps (student). How I spent my summer and fall vacations.
Firas Hindeleh. Introduction to Lie Algebras. (Postdoc Seminar #1)
Shirley Fleischmann (Engineering). Ever on the Never-lost System.
Firas Hindeleh. Lie Algebras and Maple. (Postdoc Seminar #2)
Darren Parker. Some Mathematical Games.
Carl Arendsen. TurningPoint in the Classroom. Jane Mays and Cathy Gardner. The GVSU Placement Exams.
Akalu Tefera. My Sabbatical Experience at MIT.
Jonathan Hodge. A Mathematics Teaching Idea Swap.
Department Seminars in 2006
Doug Kindschi. Chastened Realism: Mathematics as a Model for Theology.
Matt Stamps (student). A Genetic Algorithm For the Minimum Tollbooth Problem (MINTB).
Filiz Dogru and Sam Otten (student). Exploring Dynamics of the Outer Billiard Map in the Hyperbolic Plane.
Eric Simon (student) and David Austin. Limit Point Sets of Groups of Möbius Transformations.
Manish Chakrabarti and Paul Yu> L:Drive?R:Drive?&Addressbooks&Chalk.
Gib Hocking (Michigan State University). Unusual 2-Manifolds.
Steve Blair. Circle and Square Intersections: Engaging Students on the Process of Doing Mathematics.
Hugh McGuire (School of Computing and Information Systems). Harry Potter's Potions Puzzle.
Tim Pennings (Hope College). Do Dogs Know Bifurcations?
Brian Lerch. The Existence of Perfect Seating Arrangements.
Esther Billings. Ways We Use Writing to Facilitate and Deepen Mathematical Communication.
Bekki Dameron (Richard C. Owens Publishing and The Learning Network). Learning Transfer.
David Coffey and John Golden. Doing Math and Teaching Math: What's Reading got to do with it?