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34th AMATYC Annual Conference
Washington, DC, November 20-23, 2008

Conference Theme: Washington, DC-A Monumental Place for Mathematics



Session Number
Title (Presentation Documents)
Presenter(s)
Thursday, November 20, 2008
S3
Scientific and Algebraic Thinking: Visualizing with Interactive Excel (PDF), Stacking Cups Handout (PDF), Stacking Cups Spreadsheet (XLS)Scott A. Sinex
T1A
Using Political Polling to Explain Sampling Distributions (DOC)Annette F. Gourgey
T2C
Conic Sections and Skis (DOC), Handout 2 (DOC)Brenda Alberico
T2F
Misleading Graphs (PDF)Mark Harbison
T3A
Tablet PCs: The Ultimate Tool for Math on the Web (PPT)Fred Feldon, Jodi Cotten
T3C
Administrative Issues of Online Instruction (PPT)Patty Amick
T3D
Putting the Learning in Distance Learning (PPT)
Mary Beth Orrange
T3E
Cheap, Easy Online Videos and Office Hours (PPT), Handout 1 (DOC), Handout 2 (DOC)
Denise H. Robichaud
T3H
Mathematics on the Go! (PDF)O. Pauline Chow
T4A
Preventing Grade Drift - In My Own Classroom (DOC)Connie Buller
T4C
A Multiple Measures Approach to Mathematics Placement (PDF), Handout (PDF) Ed Owens, Joanna Pruden
T4D
Using Course Level Assessment for Development Mathematics (PPT)Sharon Gott
T4F
Using Software for Course Assessment (PDF)Benjamin Nicholson
T4G
Assessment of a New Three-Quarter Algebra Sequence (PPT)Ed Gallo
T4H
Mastery Skill Quizzes Make the Difference (PDF), Handout (PDF) Laura Bracken
S11
How Did They Do That? Successful Implementations of Beyond Crossroads (PDF) Bruce Yoshiwara
W1
Make It Real! Classroom Activities that Energize Students (PDF), Solutions (PDF), BLOGFrank Wilson
S17
Algebra for Precalculus and Calculus Students: Mindful Manipulation (PPT) Philip Cheifetz, Ellen Schmierer
S18
Experiences with NSF Grant DUE 0003065 - Tech Mathematics for Tomorrow (PPT) Mary Ann Hovis
S19
Plato and Mathematics (DOC)David Price
S20
"Friday Specials" to Enliven Your Class (PDF), Part 2 (PDF) Pamphlet (PDF - This is a pdf of the pamphlet that Professor Weiner distributed to participants at the talk.)Jack Weiner
S21
Course Redesign - Paradox or New Paradign for Standards-Based Math? (PDF) Judy E. Ackerman, Robert L. Carson, Susan M. Knights, Byron A. Dyce, Stephanie Pepin
S23
Math Success for All: How to help Minority Students Succeed (PDF)Kim Tsai Granger
S24
Achieve’s ADP Assessment Partnership: Algebra II End-of-Course Exam (PPT)Laura Slover, Tracy Halka
S26
Math Podcasting to Go - Design, Purpose, Format, Delivery (PDF)O. Pauline Chow
S27
Integrating Math Study Skills into Developmental Mathematics Classes (PPT) Lynn Marecek, Mary Anne Anthony
S28
Training and Support for Online Faculty (PPT)Peg Pankowski
S29
Am I My Students' Mother (PDF), Handout (DOC)JoAnn Williams, Nancy Rivers, Alison Schubert
W3
Rate, Ratio, and Average Rate of Change What Does It All Mean? (PDF), Handout (PDF)Scott Adamson
S31
Adapting Face-to-Face Course Materials for Distance Learning (PPT)Lois Martin
S34
Statistics in Action: Explore a Successful Service-Learning Project (PPT)Mary DeHart
S35
Making it All Add Up in a Learning Community (PDF)Mary Beth Angeline, Linda King, Martha Jean Bolyard
Friday, November 21, 2008
S36
Why We Must Achieve the Dream (PPT)George R. Boggs
S41
Third Time's a Charm: Changing Math Success for Developmental Students (PPT), Handout 1 (DOC), Handout 2 (DOC), Handout 3 (DOC), Handout 4 (DOC)Joni Pirnot, Julie Francavilla, Jana Bryant, Paul Nolting
W12
Cultural Contexts for Two-Year College Mathematics (PDF)Barbra Steinhurst
S45
Reflective Assessment and the Program Review Process (PDF), Handout (PDF) Laura Bracken
S46
Unexpected Occurrences of the Number e (PDF)Harris Shultz
S48
A Way to Help Students Read and Understand Their Math Textbooks (PDF), Handout (DOC)Joanna Pruden, Lauren Rhodes Gordon, LeAnn Henry, Diana Kuhns
S50
Online Course Tips & Techniques---Experiences From the Past Six Years (PPT), WebsiteShawna Haider
S56
March Math Madness: The Mathematics of the NCAA Basketball Tournament (DOC) Mark Colgan
S57
Development of a Web-based Placement Exam (PPT)Sandy Carlson, Edwin Owens
S59
A New Twist on Trigonometric Graphs (PPT), Overheads (PDF), Handout (PDF) Mark Turner
S61
Examining a Well-known Problem (PPT)Joseph E. Cicero
W16
Practicing What We Preach: Effective Cooperative Learning Practices (DOC) Karen Wells, Annette Leopard
S66
Liberal Arts Mathematics (PPT)Mark Roland
S68
Center, Spread, and Shape in Inference: Claims, Caveats, and Insights (PDF) Nancy Pfenning
S69
Assessing Critical Thinking (PPT), Handout (DOC)Mary Pearce, Sharon Welker
S127
Cool at School! Improve Attendance, Retention and Grades in Dev. Math (PPT)Julie Miller, Molly O'Neill
S74
Enhancing Your Students' Conceptual Understanding in Statistics (PPT) Michael Sullivan
S76
The Beauty of Mathematics: A New Course (PPT)Joseph Conrad
S77
You Too Can YouTube! (PPT), Handout 1 (DOC), Handout 2 (DOC)
Denise H. Robichaud
S80
Assessment Ideas for Mathematics Courses for Preservice Teachers (DOC)Mary Hohulin, Wendy O'Hanlon
Saturday, November 22, 2008
Morning Keynote
Physics is Phun (PPT), Script (DOC)
David Wright
S84
Is There a Place for Spreadsheets in Algebra or General Education Courses? (PPT) James Hall, Brian Mercer
S85
A Multiple Measures Approach to Mathematics Placement (PPT), Handout (DOC) Ed Owens, Diana Kuhns, Joanna Pruden
W18
Toward Quantitative Literacy: Interesting Problems in Finance (PPT), Handout (PDF), Handout Answers (PDF)Jim Ham
W21
The Log of Logs Mathematics Student Portfolio (PPT)Robert N. Baker
W22
Minute Motivators (PDF), Handout (PDF)Leslie Smith
S96
What Has Reading Got to do With Math? (PPT), Handout (DOC)Amber Rust
S99
Click Your Way to More Engaged Classes (PPT)Kenneth Takvorian
S100
Distance Ed & Equal Opportunities: Learning Math in Rural Alaska (PDF)Sandra J. Wildfeuer
Shirley Kruger
S101
What's Mathematics Got to Do with Reality Competition Shows? (PDF), Handout 1 (PDF), Handout 2 (PDF)Jerry Chen
S110
Euler at 301 (PDF)George DeRise
S111
Fast Track - Improving Placement/Retention in Developmental Math (PPT)William Coe, Suzanne Williams, Debra Moses, Jane Weber
S114
I Must Have Done Something Interesting Over the Last 35 Years (DOC)Ned Schillow

 



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