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Following is a selection of presentations from the Joint Mathematics Meetings, 8-11 January 1997, San Diego, CA.

MAA Session

The Uses of History in the Teaching of MathematicsOrganizers:

Florence D. Fasanelli, Mathematical Association of America ffasanel@maa.org

Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia vkatz@udc.edu

V. Frederick Rickey, Bowling Green State University rickey@math.bgsu.edu

Begin at the Beginning: Combining Euclid in Translation With a Conventional Text

Mark S. Foskey, Jacksonville University

Back to the academic year 1851-2.

Etienne Archinard, College de Saussure, Geneva, Switzerland

The use of Historical Numeration Systems in the South Dakota Native Americans Mathematics Enhancement Program

A. S. Elkhader, Northern State University

Using History to Provide Context

Janet H. Barnett

Euler's Proof of Fermat's Last Theorem for n=3.

Peter R. Flusser, Kansas Wesleyan University

Charles B. Pierre, Clark Atlanta University

Cauchy's Proof of the Power Rule: A Project for Real Analysis.

Maureen T. Carroll

Using Original Sources to Teach the Logistic Equation: A Module

Bonnie J. Shulman, Bates College

A non-traditional course in the history of mathematics

Elizabeth Mayfield, Hood College

Pascal and the Problem of the Points

Ruth Rebekka Struik, University of Colorado, Boulder

The role of History and Context in shaping Scholarship and Education in Mathematics

Alphonse Buccino, Contemporary Communications, Inc.Project-Based Investigations with Portfolio Assessment in a History of Mathematics Course for Teachers.

David Dennis, University of Texas at El PasoPreparing Elementary Mathematics Educators Using the History of Mathematics and Mathematics Education.

Nkechi M Agwu, BMCC, CUNYWriting Assignments in a History of Mathematics Course

Leon M. Cohen, Hampden-Sydney CollegeWhich came first, the Airy equation or the Airy function?

David J BarskyAn Historical Approach to the Central Limit Theorem

Amy L. Rocha, San Jose State UniversityHistory and Problem Solving

Agnes TuskaUsing Original Sources in Discrete Mathematics

Herbert E. Kasube, Bradley UniversityUsing Original Sources to Enhance the Introductory Real Analysis Course

Phillip E Johnson, UNC Charlotte

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