Presentations in 2001

January

Akalu TeferaMultInt: A Maple Package for Multiple Integration Using the WZ-Method. The Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.

February

Ed Aboufadel, Will Dickinson, and Rany Pruim (Calvin College). Who Wants To Be a Math Millionaire. The Michigan Undergraduate Mathematics Conference.

March

Char BeckmannPlaying with Pascal's Triangle. Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.

Dave Coffey and K. Coffey. Ways to Make Ten. Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.

Pam WellsIf It’s Positive, then It’s Increasing: Using Writing Assignments to Foster Deep

Understanding of Calculus.   Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.

April

R. Verhey, T. Husband, and Char Beckmann.  Building Bridges: MET and CBMS Recommendations for the Preparation of Teachers of Mathematics. The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

Char BeckmannStandards Based Mathematics Curriculum at the College Level.   The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

Matt Boelkins and T. Ratliff.  How we use Email to get our Students to Read the Text Before Class.   Central Michigan University Mathematics Department Seminar.

Matt BoelkinsOn Using the Web in Teaching Mathematics. Project NeXT presentation, the Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

Gary KlinglerPierre + Pascal = Probability and Other Historical (and Herstorical) Episodes and Problems. The Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Akalu TeferaA Brief Tour of MultInt: A Maple Package for Multiple Integration. The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

May

Ed AboufadelApplications of Cryptography and Math Millionaire. Beaver Island Public Schools as part of the Michigan Section of the MAA Visiting High School Lecturer Program.

Esther Billings and D. Klanderman. College Students’ Misconceptions of the Graphical Representations of Speed. Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences, Calvin College.

Ted SundstromExploration, Proof, and Writing in Mathematics. Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

August

Rebecca WalkerStudent Voices on the Transition from Standards-Based High School Mathematics to College Mathematics. The Annual Summer Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.

September

Esther Billings and Pam WellsActivities that Help Students Explore the Concept of Prime Numbers. Regional Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

October

Char Beckmann and Esther BillingsFiguring Fitness: Healthy Math for Middle Schoolers. Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference.

Char BeckmannJohn Gabrosek (Statistics), and Phyliss Curtiss (Statistics). Wall of Infamy. Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference.

Char Beckmann, A. Brush, and K. Dean. Math Walks. Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference.

Marge FriarBuild, Sketch & Explore Patterns in Sequences of 3-Dimensional Shapes. Fire-Up! Conference for Student Teachers, Aquinas College.

Rebecca WalkerInsight into the Transition From the Core-Plus Mathematics Project Curriculum to College Mathematics. Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference.

November

Cathy GardnerJane Mays, and Mary Ellen RiversSo Many Instructors! How Do the Students Get the Same Course?  American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges Annual Conference.