Orlando Sessions on College Standards

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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 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 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

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