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28 June 2000 Vol. 5, No. 26A THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS - JUNE 2000 DISCUSSIONS This special issue of the Math Forum's weekly newsletter highlights recent interesting conversations on Internet math discussion groups. For a full list of these groups with links to topics covered and information on how to subscribe, see: http://mathforum.org/discussions/ Replies to individual discussions should be addressed to the appropriate group rather than to the newsletter editor. If you are familiar with a site we don't yet catalog, please use our Web form to suggest the link. Your own brief annotation will be much appreciated. http://mathforum.org/library/add.html ______________________________ + ______________________________ JUNE SUGGESTIONS: ALT.MATH.UNDERGRAD - an unmoderated group focused on undergraduate mathematics, archived by the Math Forum at http://mathforum.org/epigone/alt.math.undergrad/ - WEB PAGES FOR PH.D. QUALIFYING EXAMS (23 June 2000) http://mathforum.org/epigone/alt.math.undergrad/plulviglee/ "At the URL's below I posted a lengthy list of web pages for Ph.D. qualifying exam problems. Many of these problem sites also have solutions provided...." - Dave L. Renfro ______________________________ + ______________________________ MATH-TEACH, a list established to facilitate the discussion of teaching mathematics, including conversations about the NCTM standards (although not officially sponsored by or affiliated with the NCTM); open to subscription, unmoderated, and archived by the Math Forum at: http://mathforum.org/epigone/math-teach/ - When is CL not appropriate? (13 June 2000) http://mathforum.org/epigone/math-teach/khorglimpthou/ "Thanks to everyone who responded to my request for coop learning (CL) topics for a column. When I get all the responses sorted I will share the list with you. There are definitely areas of concern and interest that appear to be pretty universal.... One question came up several times and has me a little stumped... 'When is cooperative learning not appropriate?'" - Ted Panitz ______________________________ + ______________________________ SCI.MATH, a discussion group focused on general and advanced mathematics that can be read as a Usenet newsgroup or on the Web: http://mathforum.org/epigone/sci.math/ - Buses in threes (16 June 2000) http://mathforum.org/epigone/sci.math/stimzhidy/ [Was why do buses always come in 3s?, math book? (22 May 2000) http://mathforum.org/epigone/sci.math/plecroikhy/] "Buses typically bunch because of inaccuracies in basic timepoint-to-timepoint connection time data." - David Reed - Questions about Moebius strip (12 June 2000) http://mathforum.org/epigone/sci.math/peeplimgand/ "I was heard that if Moebius strip will be cute along it will be again Moebius strip..." - Perisic Dragoljub ______________________________ + ______________________________ HISTORIA-MATEMATICA - a virtual forum for scholarly discussion of the history of mathematics in a broad sense, among professionals and non-professionals with a serious interest in the field, archived at http://mathforum.org/epigone/historia_matematica/ - European or South American Long division? (9 June 2000) http://mathforum.org/epigone/historia_matematica/stermchymerd/ ______________________________ + ______________________________ We hope you will find these selections useful, and that you will browse and participate in the discussion group(s) of your choice. CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/ Ask Dr. Math http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Problems of the Week http://mathforum.org/pow/ Mathematics Library http://mathforum.org/library/ Teacher2Teacher http://mathforum.org/t2t/ Discussion Groups http://mathforum.org/discussions/ Join the Math Forum http://mathforum.org/join.forum.html Send comments to the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors |

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