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1998 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Louisville, KY, March 2021, 1998
Meeting #931
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS
daverman@math.utk.edu
Special Session on The Use of the History of Mathematics and Science in the University and School Classroom

Friday March 20, 1998, 8:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Special Session on The Use of the History of Mathematics and Science in the University and School Classroom, I
Room 15, Founder's Union Building
Organizers:
Richard M. Davitt, University of Louisville rmdavi01@ulkyvm.louisville.edu

8:00 a.m.
Compiling and Updating an Annotated Bibliography Concerning Things Mathematical.
Richard M Davitt*, Univ of Louisville
(93101119)

8:40 a.m.
Problems and Projects from the History of Mathematics in Regular Mathematics Courses.
Daniel J. Curtin*, Northern Kentucky University
(9310131)

9:20 a.m.
Pleasures and perils of using original sources in the history of mathematics course.
Daniel E. Otero*, Xavier University
(93198269)

10:00 a.m.
Using History to Introduce Fractals.
John E Sasser*, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
(93101327)

Friday March 20, 1998, 2:45 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Special Session on The Use of the History of Mathematics and Science in the University and School Classroom, II
Room 15, Founder's Union Building
Organizers:
Richard M. Davitt, University of Louisville rmdavi01@ulkyvm.louisville.edu

2:45 p.m.
Equation Solving  Pleminary Report.
Bill R Austin*, U. TennesseeMartin
(93101161)

3:25 p.m.
Teaching Euler's Introductio in Analysin Infinitorium a Quarter of a Millenium After.
Lin Tan*, West Chester University
(93101268)

4:05 p.m.
Newton's Arithmetica Universalis.
Rebecca A Berg*, Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland
(93101192)

4:45 p.m.
Learning From The Masters: Using Original Sources in the Classroom.
Herbert E. Kasube*, Bradley University
(9310162)

Saturday March 21, 1998, 8:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Special Session on The Use of the History of Mathematics and Science in the University and School Classroom, III
Room 15, Founder's Union Building
Organizers:
Richard M. Davitt, University of Louisville rmdavi01@ulkyvm.louisville.edu

8:00 a.m.
Change, Probability, and Numbers: a course for nonmajors on Eighteenthcentury Mathematics.
Fernando Q Gouvea*, Colby College
(9310160)

8:40 a.m.
On the Uses of Pythagoras: Whig History and Mathematical Initiation in the capstone history of mathematics course.
James A. Murdock*, Iowa State University
(93101118)

9:20 a.m.
Using Informal Resources to Enrich a Mathematics Course for Elementary and Early Childhood Educators.
Nkechi M Agwu*, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
(93101278)

10:00 a.m.
Introducing the History of Math to PreService Teachers.
Diane E. Mason*, Indian Hills Community College
(9319644)
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