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35th AMATYC Annual Conference
Las Vegas, NV
November 12-15, 2009

Conference Theme: High Expectations



Keynotes | Sessions | Workshops | Themed Sessions | Poster Session | Colloquium | Symposium

Session #

Session Title/Documents

Presenter(s)

Thursday, November 12, 2009

S1

Apollonius and Normals to Parabolas (PDF)

John Thoo

S6

Oh Craps! Simple Probability in Gaming (PPT)

Lance Phillips

S10

Infusing Sustainability into Your College Mathematics Classes (PPT); HTM1

Tracey Clancy

S11

Infinite Fun in a Finite Math Class (PPT); PPT2; DOC1; DOC2; DOC3; DOC4; DOC5; DOC6

Nancy J. Rivers; Deborah S. Benton

S17

What Can We Learn from Studying How We Talk in the Classroom? (PDF)

Vilma Mesa

S18

Aids to Learning Logarithms (PDF); PDF2; PDF3; PDF4

Linda Tansil

S19

And the Textbook Is ... Free? Intro to Open Educational Resources (PPT)

Barbara S. Illowsky

S21

Beware of Blue Boxes:  Motivating Techniques in Calculus (PPT); PDF2

Robert Cappetta

S22

Tapping the Creative Energy of Adjuncts to Increase Student Success (PPT); DOC1

Joyce Lindstrom; Dorrit O'Hallaron; Dot Peterson; Jackie Radle

S27

Students' Perceptions of Unsuccessful and Successful Math Learning (PPT)

Laurel B. Howard

S30

Hybrid Courses:  Some Random Thoughts on Expectations and Outcomes (PPT); DOC1; DOC2; DOC3; DOC4; DOC5; DOC6

Martha T. Goshaw

S31

Technical Writing as a Vehicle to Learn Math (PPT); PDF1; DOC1

Jerry R. Kissick; Holli Adams

S32

Aristotle and Mathematics (PPT)

David Price

S34

Real-Life Projects for Assessment in Gen Ed Math (Online & Classroom) (PDF)

Joseph J. Sukta

S35

Making Calculus Come Alive with Dynamic Visualization Tools; PDF1; PDF2; PDF3; PDF4

Paul E. Seeburger

S36

PC: The Ultimate Tool for Teaching and Learning Mathematics (PPT); PPT2

Fred Feldon

S38

The ADP Assessment Consortium: Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead (PPT)

Tracy Halka

S39

Developmental Mathematics Redesign: What Do They Need to Know? (PPT)

Timothy (Tim) Britt

S41

Data: Not Just a Lot of Numbers (PPT)

James Stewart; Lothar Redlin; Saleem Watson

S44

Aviation Mathematics (PPT); DOC1

Dona V. Boccio

S45

Links to Literacy (PPT)

MaryAnne Anthony; Lynn Marecek

S48

Success with Developmental Mathematics in a Small Learning Community (PPT)

Arlene G. Rogoff

S51

Reading and Math - Vocabulary Knowledge Counts! (PPT); (DOC1)

Amber H. Rust

S52

Public-Key Cryptography (PPT); 

Richard N. Aufmann

Friday, November 13, 2009

S57

The Calendars of the Maya (PDF)

Ximena Catepillan; Waclaw Szymanski

S58

Free Online Mathematics Assessment and Course Management System (PPT); (DOC2)

David Lippman; Melonie Rasmussen

S64

MAC 'n MOD (PPT)

Carol Hay; Jessie W. Klein

S66

Recreational Mathematics - Mathemagics! (PPT)

Jeganathan Sriskandarajah

S67

Web-Enhanced, Blended or Online:  Do Options Increase Student Success? (PPT)

Mariana C. Coanda; Marcial L. Echenique

S69

Comparison Study of College Mathematics Placement Strategies (PPT)

Victoria Ingalls

S73

Faculty Math League Contest (PDF)

Steven Blasberg; Susan R. Strickland

S78

Lessons from the History of Mathematics (PDF)

David Bressoud

S79

Developing Quantitative Literacy (PDF); PDF2; PDF3; PDF4; PDF5; PDF6

Brian Beaudrie; Barbara Boschmans

S80

Using a Practicum to Train Tutors for Developmental Mathematics (PDF)

Laura Bracken

S81

Improving Student Performance in Developmental Mathematics Courses (PPT)

Wade Ellis, Jr.

S83

Do Attitudes of Developmental Students Toward Mathematics Matter? (PDF)

Godwin Y. Dogbey; Gregory D. Foley

S86

Using Technology to Dismiss Common Misconceptions – Quadratic Modeling (PDF); PDF2; PDF3; DOC4; TNS5 (TI NSpire)

Kimberly Johnson

S87

Corralling Ideas for Optimization (PPT); (Youtube Video)

Lalu Simcik

S89

Fostering Conceptual Understanding in a Developmental Algebra Classroom (PPT); PDF1; PDF2; PDF3; PDF4; PDF5; PDF6; PDF7; PDF8; PDF9; PDF10; PDF11; PDF12; PDF13; PDF14; PDF15; PDF16

Gowribalan A. Vamadeva

S93

Quantitative Literacy: Reaching and Teaching Today's Students (DOC); DOC2; XLS1

Patty Amick; Gerald L. Marshall

S95

No Teacher Left Behind (WIKI)

Sandra M. Villas

S99

Algebra2go: An Online Supplemental Instruction Tool Array (PPT)

Lawrence D. Perez

S100

Shortcut to College: Preparing Students in an Early College High School (PPT)

Katie Cerrone; Mona Kotran; Darlene Hensley

S101

A Sure Bet!  Promising Practices that Deepen Student Learning (DOC)

Robert L. Kimball, Jr.

S102

What Every College Graduate Should Know and How Curve Fitting Is Key (PDF)

Jay Lehmann

Saturday, November 14, 2009

S107

Video-based Analysis of Lesson Structures (PPT); (PDF1); (PDF2)

Lasse Savola

S110

Final Answer? (PPT); DOC1

Annette G. Cook

S111

Think Outside the Budget (DOC)

Alison J. Schubert; John Robert Bakken; Anne Magnuson

S115

And the Statistical Answer Is! (DOC)

John L. Climent

S124

Table PCs: A Flexible Tool for Mathematics Instruction (PPT); PDF1

Michael Lafreniere; Gregory D. Foley

S126

Revisiting The Function at the Shopping Junction (PPT)

Yojana V. Sharma

S129

A Sure Bet to Improve Placement (PPT)

William W. Coe; Suzanne Williams; Debra M. Moses; Jane M. Weber

S132

Quick and Fun Activities for Pre-Service Teacher Courses (PDF)

Terra A. Stamps, Kevin R. Marks

Sunday, November 15, 2009

S142

Using e-Portfolios in a Quantitative Reasoning Course (PPT)

Suzanne M. Topp

S143

Strategies for Motivating Developmental Mathematics Students (DOC); DOC2; DOC3; DOC4; DOC5

E. Lynn Kwiatkowski-Egizio

S144

Improving Successful Completion Rates of Online Math Classes (PPT)

Howard S. Speier; Maria Wise

S147

A Non-Intimidating Introduction to the Concept of a Function (DOC)

Matthew W. Funk

 

 

Session #

Workshop Title/Documents

Presenter(s)

Thursday, November 12, 2009

W2

Math in the Real World: Classroom Activities that Motivate Students (PPT); Website;

Frank C. Wilson

W3

Expected Return as a Function of Time (and Space) (KEY); PDF1

Don Hutchison

W6

Advanced Strategies for Craps and Poker (PPT); PPT2

Billy J. Duke; Joel A. Johnson

Friday, November 13, 2009

W10

Research in Mathematics Education: New Direction for Two-Year Colleges (PPT); DOC1

April Strom; Ann M. Sitomer; Mark Yannotta; Amy K. Volpe

W14

It Is a Sure Bet. The Appropriate Use of Technology Deepens Understanding (XLS); (XLS2)

Robert L. Kimball, Jr.

W18

The Probabilities of Basic Sports Wagering (PPT)

Ronald W. Yates; Patrick L. Villa

Saturday, November 14, 2009

W20

Implementing The New Life Vision of Developmental Mathematics (WIKI)

Rosemary M. Karr; Jack W. Rotman

W25

Excel at Note Taking (website)

Agnes Azzolino

W26

The Chinese Abacus and Number Sense (PPT); DOC1

Cheryl Ooten

W27

How Can I Incorporate the Appropriate Use of Technology in My Classes? (PPT); (PDF1)

Brian Mercer; James W. Hall

W28

Using Model Eliciting Activities to Teach Statistics (PDF); PDF2

Robert delMas; Joan Garfield; Andrew Zieffler

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