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These are excerpts from the program for the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 10-13, 1996, Orlando, Florida.

From the AMS-MAA Special Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education:

**Successful students' conceptions of mean, standard deviation, and the central limit theorem.**

David M. Mathews, Central Michigan University

**What is dynamic geometry?---How students learn mathematics using Geometer's Sketchpad, Cabri, Geometry Inventor.**

E. Paul Goldenberg, Education Development Center

**Enhancing learning in Calculus II with the use of the TI-92 graphing calculator.**

Phoebe T. Judson, Trinity University

**Critical thinking and calculus reform.**

Connie M. Yarema, East Texas State University

**The effects of writing to learn mathematics on conceptual and procedural understanding in introductory college calculus.**

Mary K. Porter, Saint Mary's College

**Concepts and procedure in mathematics and the MBTI.**

Dennis Sentilles, University of Missouri, Columbia

Robert F. Wheeler, Northern Illinois University

**Applications of pedagogical principles to undergraduate mathematics curriculum.**

Guershon Harel, Purdue University, West Lafayette

Richard Cole Penney, Purdue University, West Lafayette

**Trends in the organization and content of linear algebra courses.**

Natasha Warikoo, Educational Development Center

Wayne Harvey, Educational Development Center

**Enhancing fairness in mathematics placement testing.**

Alvin Baranchik, Hunter College, City University of New York

Barry M. Cherkas, Hunter College, City University of New York

**A statistical survey of the effectiveness of remedial college mathematics.**

Timothy W. Flood, Pittsburgh State University

**Evaluating the effects of changing a mathematics core curriculum.**

Richard Douglas West, U. S. Military Academy

**Anxiety in entry level mathematics and speech courses.**

Bette L. Warren, Eastern Michigan University

Kathy Stacey, Eastern Michigan University

**Basic algebra via modeling.**

Susan J. Lamon, Marquette University

**Symbolism in precalculus mathematics.**

Lillie F. Crowley, Lexington Community College

**Students' decision making for learning algebra.**

Albert D. Otto, Illinois State University

Cheryl Lubinski, Illinois State University

**An assessment of pedagogical content knowledge for prospective secondary teachers.**

Christine L. Ebert, University of Delaware

Linda A. Bolte, Eastern Washington University

**Preservice teachers' levels of understanding functions in multirepresentational environments.**

David B. Klanderman, Trinity Christian College

**Student preferences for representations of functions.**

Brian A. Keller, Iowa State University

Christian R. Hirsch, Western Michigan University

**Students' use of visual representations in the creation of proofs in advanced calculus.**

David R. Gibson, Murray State University

**College students' understanding of proof.**

Mary M. Goetting, Georgetown Day School

**Interviewing undergraduate majors about proof.**

Guershon Harel, Purdue University, West Lafayette

Larry K. Sowder, San Diego State University

**Making sense of abstract algebra: The student's view.**

Orit Hazzan, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Uri Leron, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

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