These are excerpts from the program for the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 1013, 1996, Orlando, Florida.
Sessions
From the AMS Session on Education:
 Personalized research projects in the teaching of abstract algebra.
Bruce A. Magurn, Miami University
 Calculus connections: Using multimedia technology to enhance the math learning environment.
Douglas A. Quinney, University of Keele, UK
 Using guided discovery of recent research in an undergraduate course.
Brenda J. Latka, Lafayette College
 Recognition and construction of graphs of elementary functions.
Gerald Wildenberg, Saint John Fisher College
Carol L. Freeman, Finger Lakes Community College
 Calculus I and II with an extra laboratory hour.
Maria E. Calzada, Loyola University
 Constructing topographic maps from online data using Mathematica.
Allan A. Struthers, Michigan Technological University
 Apparent benefits of computer lab support for calculus.
Dietrich Burbulla, University of Toronto
Christopher T. J. Dodson, University of Toronto
 Improvement of students' performance on functions and mathematical models when using a graphic calculator.
Margo P. Alexander, Georgia State University
Teresa Joan Murphy, Georgia State University
 Calculus reading quizzes: Getting students to read the text.
Philip E. Gustafson, Emporia State University
 Teaching students to read technical material: The use of reading outlines.
Janet Lynn Andersen, Hope College
 An exploration into geometric visualization among preservice teachers: Do drawing skills promote understanding?
Dusty E. Sabo, University of Idaho
 Mathematics for the community: The ethnomathematics major.
Cynthia E. Trimble, University of California at San Diego, La
Jolla
Elinor L. Velasquez, University of California, Berkeley
 We reform with a little
help from our friendsErdos, Goldbach, and Pascal.
Emelie Kenney, Siena College
James R. Matthews, Siena College
Lester A. Rubenfeld, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 A concrete, collaborative course in algebra, or group exercises in group theory.
Sharon E. Persinger, Bronx Community College, City University of
New York
 Roles for research mathematicians in K12 mathematics education.
David Allen Singer, Case Western Reserve University
Susan L. Addington, California State University, San Bernardino
 Writing to learn mathematics.
Mahmoud AbuJoudeh, Saint Paul's College
 Leading the way to systemic changeinnovations in teacher preparation programs.
Elizabeth G. Yanik, Emporia State University
 Simulation and family income.
David E. Tepper, Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of
New York
 What affects women's decisions to pursue graduate degrees in mathematics?
Kathleen L. Bonn, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
From the AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform:
 A collaborative to promote excellence and diversity for future teachers.
William Burkley Jacob, University of California, Santa Barbara
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara
Myriam Steinback, Newton, Massachusetts
 Promoting success in undergraduate education.
William Burkley Jacob, University of California, Santa Barbara
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara
 Do we need Reform reform?
Richard J. Cleary, Saint Michael's College
 The preparation of elementary school teachers: Thoughts of an elementary curriculum writer.
Philip D. Wagreich, University of Illinois, Chicago
 What I learned through teacher enhancement.
Judith Roitman, University of Kansas
 Emerging changes in secondary school mathematics: Implications for transition to collegiate mathematics.
James T. Fey, University of Maryland, College Park
 The templateproblem dilemma and ways to avoid it.
Al Shenk, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
 Peerfacilitated cooperative learning in large classes: Integrating reading, writing, and discussion.
William E. Bonnice, University of New Hampshire
 Mathematics reform: Perspectives from the classroom.
Gail F. Burrill, University of Wisconsin, Madison
 The MIDDLE MATH Project: Reshaping the preparation of teachers of middle grades mathematics.
Sidney L. Rachlin, East Carolina University
 A model course portfolio for peer review.
Steven R. Dunbar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
 Mathematics education reform in spite of limited resources: Changes at a liberal arts college.
Thomas H. Rousseau, Siena College
Panel Discussions
Mathematical modeling as a precursor of mathematics reform.
MAA Panel Discussion
Organizers:
Henry J. Ricardo, Medgar Evers College (CUNY)
Panelists:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University
John Loase, Westchester Community College
William Lucas, Claremont Graduate School
Joyce McQuade, Westchester Community College
Making teaching more public.
MAA Committee on the Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics Panel Discussion
Panelists:
Linda H. Boyd, DeKalb Community College
Steven Dunbar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Bonnie Gold, Wabash College
Organizers:
James R. C. Leitzel, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Panelists:
Miriam Leiva, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Eli Passow, Temple University, Philadelphia
Tracking reform in undergraduate mathematics education.
MAA Panel Discussion
Rs:
John A. Dossey, Illinois State University
Carolyn Mahoney, California State University, San Marcos
Curtis McKnight, University of Oklahoma
Kenneth J. Travers, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Panelists:
Alfredo de los Santos, Maricopa Community College
Raymond L. Johnson, University of Maryland, College Park
James R. C. Leitzel, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Case studies in effective undergraduate mathematics programs.
MAA Panel Discussion
Moderators:
Alan C. Tucker, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Panelists:
Linda H. Boyd, DeKalb Community College
David J. Lutzer, College of William & Mary
Poster Sessions
Other Relevant Presentations
Some perspectives about mathematics and mathematics education.
NAM CoxTalbot Address
Evelyn B. Granville, University of Texas, Tyler
