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1998 Fall Central Section Meeting
Chicago, IL, September 1213, 1998
Meeting #935
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Topics in Mathematics and Curriculum Reform

Saturday September 12, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Mathematics and Curriculum Reform, I
Room 8012, DePaul Center
Organizers:
Richard J Maher, Loyola University Chicago rjm@math.luc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Mathematicians and Mathematics Education.
John Baldwin*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9359859)

9:30 a.m.
Computer Lab On Wheels.
James R. Olsen*, Western Illinois University
(9359882)

10:00 a.m.
Calculus for the Liberal Arts Student.
Richard A Gillman*, Valparaiso University
(9359825)

10:30 a.m.
Historical, philosophical, and cognitive considerations of students' conception of proof.
Guershon Harel*, Purdue University
(9359844)

Saturday September 12, 1998, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Mathematics and Curriculum Reform, II
Room 8012, DePaul Center
Organizers:
Richard J Maher, Loyola University Chicago rjm@math.luc.edu

3:00 p.m.
How to Reinvigorate Undergraduate Mathematics Education.
Jerry Uhl*, University of Illinois
(9359851)

3:30 p.m.
In Praise of Thales.
Joseph J Rotman*, UniDepartment of Mathematics, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(9350018)

4:00 p.m.
Forging Connections Between Mathematics and Science General Education Courses.
Janet L Andersen*, Hope College
(93598101)

4:30 p.m.
Problems that students must actually use calculus to solve.
Charlene E. Beckmann*, Grand Valley State University
(93598208)

5:00 p.m.
Calculus assessment at the UIUC: The Indicators Project.
Paul M Weichsel*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9359852)

5:30 p.m.
Fostering Effective Communication in Mathematics Classes as a Means for Improving Learning.
Susan F Pustejovsky*, Alverno College
(93598131)

Sunday September 13, 1998, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Mathematics and Curriculum Reform, III
Room 8012, DePaul Center
Organizers:
Richard J Maher, Loyola University Chicago rjm@math.luc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Exactly What Parts Of The Sky Are Falling?
Richard J Maher*, Loyola University Chicago
(93598124)

9:00 a.m.
Quantitative Reasoning: A New Math Course for a New Century.
Carolyn Narasimhan, DePaul University
David Jabon*, DePaul University
(9359849)

9:30 a.m.
The Role of the History of Mathematics in the Reform Movement.
Herbert E. Kasube*, Bradley University
(9359837)

10:00 a.m.
A geometry course for prospective secondary school teachers.
Jeff Connor*, Ohio University
Barbara Grover, Ohio University
(9359820)

10:30 a.m.
Curricular Options for Undergraduate Topology.
Stephan C. Carlson*, RoseHulman Inst. of Tech.
(9359862)
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