These are excerpts from the program for the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 1013, 1996, Orlando, Florida.
Sessions
From the MAA Session on Standards for Introductory College Mathematics
Courses Before Calculus:
 An applicationsdriven curriculum: The Maricopa Mathematics
Consortium (M2C) addresses the AMATYC standards.
Alan R. Jacobs, Scottsdale Community College
 Connected geometry: Powerful mathematical "habitsofmind"
integrating geometric, algebraic, and analytical thinking.
E. Paul Goldenberg, Education Development Center
 Empowering underprepared college mathematics students.
Sylvia M. Svitak, Queensborough Community College, City
University of New York
Arlene H. Kleinstein, State University of New York Agricultural
and Technical College, Farmingdale
 Restructuring to effect change: A developmental algebra curriculum.
Philip A. DeMarois, William Rainey Harper College
Mercedes A. McGowen, William Rainey Harper College
Darlene Whitkanack, Indiana University, Bloomington
 Some real mathematics for elementary education majors.
Jerrold W. Grossman, Oakland University
 Guidelines for the mathematics preparation of prospective elementary teachers.
Jane F. Schielack, Texas A & M University, College Station
 A functional approach to algebra.
Shoko Brant, Essex Community College
Ed Zeidman, Essex Community College
 Using data to enrich an
algebra course.
Philip R. Carlson, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
 Modeling and simulation in
finite mathematics.
Richard D. Bronson, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck
 Difference equations and models at the college algebra level.
Dan Kalman, American University
 The Ohio State University Technology Summer College Short Course and the college instructor network.
Edward D. Laughbaum, Ohio State University, Columbus
 Mathematics for critical thinking: A general education mathematics course.
Curtis C. McKnight, University of Oklahoma
Andy R. Magid, University of Oklahoma
 Problem solving as a graduation requirement.
James R. Bozeman, Lyndon State College
Daisy C. McCoy, Lyndon State College
 Projects for finite mathematics.
Dale K. Hathaway, Olivet Nazarene University
 A standard for a terminal mathematics course in a liberal arts college.
Julia Roman, Incarnate Word College
Reginald Traylor, Incarnate Word College
 Explorations in geometry: A course for the liberal arts.
Gregory A. Fredricks, Lewis & Clark College
 Mathematical modeling in the liberal arts class.
Craig M. Johnson, Marywood College
 Sending secret messages: A howto guide to cryptology.
Steven Rex Benson, University of New Hampshire
 An algebra curriculum project.
Lillie F. Crowley, Lexington Community College
Darrell H. Abney, Maysville Community College
 Earth algebra/earth math: Precalculus with environmental focus.
Christopher Schaufele, Kennesaw State College
Nancy E. Zumoff, Kennesaw State College
 CBL experiments in college algebra.
Jacquelyn Wozniak, Brevard Community College
 What do our most
successful college algebra students know about functions?
Marilyn P. Carlson, Arizona State University
 PrecalculusA collaborative approach.
H. Louise Amick, Washington College
 Precalculus: A study of course content, organization, and pedagogy.
Despina Stylianou, Educational Development Center
 One attempt to implement the standards.
Dennis C. Ebersole, Northampton Community College
 Contemporary precalculus through applications.
Jo Ann Lutz, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
 Bridging the gap; using realworld projects, cooperative learning, and technology to motivate achievement in precalculus.
Jane T. Upshaw, University of South Carolina, Beaufort
 The Ohio State C^2PC project: A project ahead of its time whose time has come.
Franklin D. Demana, Ohio State University, Columbus
Bert K. Waits, University of Texas, Arlington
 Functioning in the real world: The math modeling/precalculus project.
Sheldon P. Gordon, Suffolk Community College
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology
 Modelling and precalculus (MAP).
Jere Confrey, Cornell University
Susan Piliero, Cornell University
Alan Maloney, Cornell University
