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

MAA Session

Innovations in Teaching Linear AlgebraOrganizers:

David C. Lay, University of Maryland lay@math.umd.edu

Steven J. Leon, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

ATLAST Lesson Plans for Visualizing and Discovering Linear Algebra

Steven J Leon, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Using MATLAB to Promote Visualization and Discovery of the Concepts of Span and Subspace

Mary E Scherer, University of Redlands

David P Nasby, Orange Coast College

Jeff W Neslen, Ursinus College

Paul R Patten, North Georgia College

Marcus J Saegrove, Viterbo College

A geometric introduction to the SVD

Dan Kalman, The Mathematical Association of America

The Magnification Factor, Geometrically

David R. Hill, Temple University

Singular Value Decomposition as a Last Lecture for Linear Algebra Classes

Richard H. Elderkin, Pomona College

Colm Mulcahy, Spelman College

John F. Rossi, Virginia Polytechnic Institute

The Inclusion of Writing Assignments and Technology in a Linear Algebra Course

Jennifer M McNulty, The University of Montana

A project of Geometric Visualization in Linear Algebra

EnBing Lin, University of Toledo

Using The Joy of Mathematica in Linear Algebra

Alan Shuchat, Wellesley College

Fred Shultz, Wellesley College

Eigenshows using Mathematica

Tilak A de Alwis, Southeastern Louisiana University

Matrix inverses and linear independence - making the mysterious obvious

Patrick A. Rossi

When can (or should) we teach least squares?

Richard N Barshinger, Penn State-Scranton

Caroline Haddad, SUNY-Geneseo

``Tech'' Lesson Plans: Least Squares and the Normal Equations

William C. Calhoun, Kalamazoo College

Least Squares Problems and Developing the Concept of Projection in Linear Algebra Course

Mikhail M. Bouniaev, Southern Utah University

Strategies for teaching subspaces and spanning sets

David C. Lay,The impact of students' ways of thinking on their ways of understanding basic linear algebra concepts

Guershon Harel, Purdue UniversityInnovations in Teaching Linear Algebra

Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyOrthogonal triangularization and symmetric diagonalization

Charles R JohnsonUsing quantifiers and set-builder notation in elementary linear algebra

David Carlson, San Diego State UniversityStudent work groups in linear algebra classes.

A. Duane Porter, University of WyomingVisualization: pictures or algebra?

John Hannah, University of CanterburyComputation and Conceptualization: The Case of the Dot Product

Michelle A Manes,Change of Basis Made Simple.

Geza Schay, University of Massachusetts at BostonOn the Real Jordan Form for a Real Matrix

Nicholas J. Rose, North Carolina State University

Exploring Numerical Linear Algebra via a Spreadsheet

Deane E. Arganbright, University of Papua New GuineaAn ATLAST Lesson Plan on Linear Transformations

William J. Higgins, Wittenberg UniversityDirecting Student Application Projects in Mathematica

John R Wicks, North Park CollegeVisualization of Parametric Representations of Lines

Donald L Muench, St. John Fisher CollegeSuccessful strategies and projects for teaching linear algebra

Marta B. Pecuch-Herrero, Arizona State University WestLinear Algebra in Context

Thomas D. Morley, Georgia TechIntersecting (Affine) Subspaces: A Way To Measure The Realtive Size Of Subspaces.

John W. Davenport, Georgia Southern UniversityTurning Lights Out with Linear Algebra

Marlow Anderson, The Colorado College

Todd Feil, Denison University

College algebra reform.

MAA CRAFTY Panel DiscussionOrganizers:

Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Academy

Panelists:

Della Bell, Texas Southern University

Linda Kime, University of Massachusetts, Boston

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