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1998 Fall Western Section Meeting
Tucson, AZ, November 1315, 1998
Meeting #938
Associate secretaries: Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu
Special Session on Striking the Balance:Theory, Technique, and Applications in Lower Division Mathematics Courses

Saturday November 14, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Striking the Balance:Theory, Technique, and Applications in Lower Division Mathematics Courses, I
Room 242E, Shantz Organizers: Joseph Watkins, University of Arizona jwatkins@math.arizona.edu

9:30 a.m.
A NonRadical Version of `Calculus Reform'.
Neal Koblitz*, University of Washington
(9389809)

10:00 a.m.
Balancing Theory and Applications in Multivariable Calculus.
William G McCallum*, University of Arizona
(93898115)

10:30 a.m.
Stirling's approximation for ln$(n!)$: An elementary proof and applications.
Keith A. Brandt*, Missouri Western State College
Anton S. Wallner, Missouri Western State College
(9389821)

Saturday November 14, 1998, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Striking the Balance:Theory, Technique, and Applications in Lower Division Mathematics Courses, II
Room 242E, Shantz Organizers: Joseph Watkins, University of Arizona jwatkins@math.arizona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Encouraging Effective Change within an Atmosphere of Flexibility.
John W. Hagood*, Northern Arizona University
(93898100)

3:30 p.m.
Within the Balance, A Tilt Toward Applications.
Lynne B Small*, University of San Diego
(9389881)

4:00 p.m.
Where will the applications be coming from?
Brad G. Osgood*, Stanford University
(9389818)

4:30 p.m.
The balance  a moving target: Experiences from 5 years teaching in an integrated engineering curriculum .
Matthias Kawski*, ASU
(93898112)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday November 15, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Striking the Balance:Theory, Technique, and Applications in Lower Division Mathematics Courses, III
Room 242E, Shantz Organizers: Joseph Watkins, University of Arizona jwatkins@math.arizona.edu

9:00 a.m.
Applications Inspire Student Confidence.
Simon J Bernau*, Cal Poly Pomona
Nancy C Marcus, University of Texas at El Paso
(9389813)

9:30 a.m.
Modular Pre Calculus and Clustering: Evolution of a Successful Program.
Simon J Bernau, Cal Poly Pomona
Nancy C Marcus*, University of Texas at El Paso
(9389814)

10:00 a.m.
An Introductory Modeling Course for NonScience Majors: Using Mathematica to Convey Mathematical Concepts.
Silvia P Heubach*, California State University Los Angeles
(9389879)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday November 15, 1998, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Striking the Balance:Theory, Technique, and Applications in Lower Division Mathematics Courses, IV
Room 242E, Shantz Organizers: Joseph Watkins, University of Arizona jwatkins@math.arizona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Institutional support for faculty members involved in teacher preparation and outreach.
David Gay*, University of Arizona
(9389898)

3:30 p.m.
High Standards: What are they and how do we achieve them?
Deborah Hughes Hallett*, University of Arizona
(93898113)

4:00 p.m.
Providing Challenges, Interest, and Comfort for Incoming AP Students.
David O Lomen*, University of Arizona
(9389863)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion
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