These are excerpts from the program for the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 10-13, 1996, Orlando, Florida.
From the MAA Session on Standards for Introductory College Mathematics
Courses Before Calculus:
- An applications-driven curriculum: The Maricopa Mathematics
Consortium (M2C) addresses the AMATYC standards.
Alan R. Jacobs, Scottsdale Community College
- Connected geometry: Powerful mathematical "habits-of-mind"
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
Philip R. Carlson, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
- Modeling and simulation in
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 how-to 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
- Precalculus---A 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 real-world 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