# Presentations in 2002

**January**

**Ed Aboufadel **and **Steve Schlicker**. *Report on a REU Project on Wavelets. *The Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.

**Ed Aboufadel** and **Steve Schlicker**. Co-organizers of the *Special Session on Wavelets for Undergraduates. *The Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.

**Char Beckmann**, R. Rubenstein, and D. Thompson*. Integrating Content and Methods in a Constructivist Course for Middle Grades Mathematics. *The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Conference.

**Esther Billings**, **Jan Shroyer**, Tom Bassarear (Keene State College), and **Pam Wells**. *Using Cases to Enhance Elementary School Pre-Service Teachers’ Content and Pedagogical Knowledge. *The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Conference.

**Will Dickinson**. *Enhancing Geometry. *A Project NExT Special Session at the Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.

**Jon Hodge**. *Separable Preferences and The Symmetric Group. *The Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.

**Reva Kasman**. *Norms and the Bieri-Neumann-Strebel Invariant.** *Association for Women in Mathematics Poster Session at the Annual Joint Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.

**February**

**Char Beckmann**. *Figuring Fitness: Healthy Math for Middle Schoolers. *Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.

**Esther Billings** and **Pam Wells**. *Activities that Help Students Explore the Concept of Prime Numbers. *Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.

**David Coffey**. *Mapping a Leaf. *Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.

**Will Dickinson** and Randy Prium (Calvin College). *Who Wants to be a Math Millionaire. *The Annual Michigan Undergraduate Mathematics Conference.

**Jon Hodge**. *Separability and Symmetry and Algebra, Oh My! *For Pi Mu Epsilon at Western Michigan University.

**Steve Schlicker**, **Jody Sorensen**, and **Clark Wells**. *REU at GVSU. *Calvin College.

**Pam Wells** and Paula Riordan. *Solving Problems, Seeing Patterns, Making Sense of Mathematics: Mathematical Concept Boards in Action. *Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.

**April**

**Char Beckmann**. *Proportional Reasoning through Literature. *The Annual Meeting of the National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics.

**Jon Hodge**. *A Quick Introduction to Separable Preference Orders. *The Graduate Research and Teaching Awards, Western Michigan University.

**Jon Hodge**. *Separability and Symmetry and Algebra, Oh My! *Hope College.

**Rebecca Walker**. *Moving from Standard-Based Mathematics to College Mathematics. *The Annual Meeting of the National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics.

**Rebecca Walker**. *A Closer Look at the Mathematics in the CPMP Four-Year Curriculum. *Contemporary Mathematics in Context Regional User’s Conference.

**Rebecca Walker**. *Developing Algebraic Reasoning and Skills, Including Ways to Use the CPMP Reference and Practice Books. *Contemporary Mathematics in Context Regional User’s Conference.

**May**

**Char Beckmann**, **Phyliss Curtiss** (Statistics), **Will Dickinson**, **John Gabrosek** (Statistics), and **Pam Wells**. *Enhancing the Mathematical Core*. The annual meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

**Matt Boelkins**. *The Near Orthogonality of PIPCIRs. *The Annual meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

**Matt Boelkins**. *My First Foray into Undergraduate Research*. Michigan Project NExT Symposium at the the Annual meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

**David Coffey** and **Pam Wells**. *Teaching with Technology. *For mathematics teachers at Cedar Springs Middle School.

**Clark Wells**. *One Bad Turn (or Rotation) Deserves Another*. The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

**July**

**Jon Hodge**. *Reflections on My Research Experiences. *The Grand Valley State University REU.

**Jon Hodge**. *Separable Preference Orders. *Western Michigan University.

**August**

**Jon Hodge**. *Teaching Students to Write Proofs. *Panel member at the annual summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.

**Ted Sundstrom**. *Exploration, Writing, and Proof in Mathematics. *The Annual Summer Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America. **Clark Wells**. *The Mathematics of Move: Using Maple and Netscape to Solve Linear Algebraic Problems in Chemistry Web Page Design. *The Annual Summer Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.

**October**

**Ed Aboufadel**. *Geometry and the Shape of Delaware. * Northport Public Schools, Northport, MI, as part of the Mathematical Association of America High School Visiting Lecturer Program.

**Carl Arendsen**. *AP Statistics and the Central Limit Theorem. *The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

**Esther Billings** and **Melanie Schultz** (student). *Mailing a Publication: An Investigation of Middle School Students’ Understanding of Step & Linear Functions.* The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

**David Coffey**. *Is it Really Fair? *The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

**David Coffey** and **Pam Wells**. *Modeling Reform Mathematics. *For mathematics teachers at Hesperia Middle School.

**Jon Hodge**. *Separability and Symmetry and Algebra, Oh My!. *Calvin College.

**Jon Hodge**. *A Quick Introduction to Separable Preference Orders. *The Science and Mathematics Division Research Colloquium, GVSU.

**Gary Klingler**. *Emilie du Chatelet Awakens Europe to the Scientific Method. *The Regional Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

**Jane Mays** and **Mary Ellen Rivers**. *Designing a Dream Math Lab. *The Michigan Tutorial Association Conference.

**Steve Schlicker**. *The Geometry of the Hausdorff Metric. *The Department of Mathematics and Statistics Seminar, Aquinas College.

**Jody Sorensen**. *What I did on my Summer Vacations - Bifurcation Diagrams and Undergraduate Research. *The Annual Meeting of the Indiana Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

**November**

**Reva Kasman**. *When Groups Act on Trees*. Aquinas College Mathematics Club.

**Ernie Palmer**. *College Algebra as a Self-Esteem Booster: Rudy’s Growth Model. *The American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) Annual Conference.