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NCB Deposit # 62

Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education

AMS-MAA Meeting,  San Antonio, Texas

January 14, 2006

Session organized by

Jon W. Scott
Montgomery College
Montgomery County, MD


[ See pp. 87 - 89 of the Program ]

A Tribute

The NCB wishes to list Ken Bogart first.  He had a long and distinguished career in mathematics.  He contributed to our NSF session last year in Atlanta but is now
no longer with us.  We will miss him.

Combinatorics by Guided Discovery
   Kenneth P. Bogart
http://www.math.dartmouth.edu/~kpbogart

  2006 NSF Poster Session
The National Curve Bank Project: A MATH Archive
   Shirley B. Gray, California State University, Los Angeles
   Bill Austin, University of Tennessee at Martin
   Phillip Johnson, Appalachian State University
   Lou Talman, Metropolitan State College of Denver
  http://curvebank.calstatela.edu
  http://curvebank.calstatela.edu/home/home.htm
 
The PascGalois Project:  Visualizing Abstract Algebra 
   Michael Bardzell, Kathleen Shannon, Salisbury University
http://curvebank.calstatela.edu/sierpinski/sierpinski.htm
http://faculty.salisbury.edu/%7Ekmshannon/pascal/welcome.htm
Deposit #2  in the NCB
   
Linking Visualizations Online to Discover and Unify Mathematics
   Robert A. Palais, University of Utah
http://curvebank.calstatela.edu/sine/sine.htm
http://www.joma.org/mathDL/4/
Deposit #1  in the NCB
 
Bridging the Vector Calculus Gap
   Tevian Dray, Corinne A. Manogue, Oregon State University
   http://www.math.oregonstate.edu/bridge
http://curvebank.calstatela.edu/earth/earth.htm
Deposit #27 in the NCB

Development of a Computer Lab Manual for use in a First Course in Abstract Algebra
   Julianne Rainbolt, Saint Louis University
http://euler.slu.edu/Dept/Faculty/rainbolt/manual.html

The Math Gateway
   Lawrence Moore, Duke University and Donald Albers, Mathematical Association of America
http://mathgateway.maa.org (early in 2006)

Biomathematics: Developing a Textbook and Case Study Manual for Introductory Courses in Mathematical Biology
   Raina Robeva, Sweet Brian College
http://www.biomath.sbc.edu

Developing a Mathematics Curriculum to Serve the Biosciences
   James Fulton, Linda Sabatino, and Rob Lowry, Suffolk County Community College
   Sheldon Gordon, Matthew Bahamonde and Jack Winn, Farmingdale State University
http://www2.sunysuffolk.edu/fultonj/index.htm

Math Across the Community College Curriculum
   Rebecca Hartzler, Seattle Central Community
   Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins University
http://www.mac3.amatyc.org

Integrating Computer Explorations into College Geometry
   Sr. Barbara E. Reynolds, Cardinal Stritch University
   William E. Fenton, Bellarmine University
http://faculty.bellarmine.edu/fenton/PREPworkshop.asp
http://www.keycollege.com/catalog/titles/college_geometry.html


Probability and Statistics

Adapting and Implementing Guided Discovery Notes in Combinatorics for Large Classes
   Mary E. Flahive, Oregon State University
http://oregonstate.edu/~flahivem/DMnotes.htm

Environmental Statistics Training Program for Undergraduates Using Real Data
   Nagambal Shah and Monica Stephens, Spelman College of Atlanta
http://www.stat.ncsu.edu/USTEPS
  
Statistics Online Computational Resource for Education
   Ivo Dinov and Annie Che, UCLA School of Medicine
http://www.socr.ucla.edu
  
Online Statistics Educaton: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study
   David M. Lane, Rice University
http://psych.rice.edu/online_stat/
  

Mathematics Education

Knot theory for Preservice and Practicing Secondary Mathematics Teachers
   Neil Portnoy, Thomas Mattman, California State University, Chico 
http://www.csuchico.edu/math/mattman/NSF.html

Development of Interactive Materials for the Constructivist Teaching of Mathematical Proof to Future Teachers
   Doug Ensley and Winston Crawley, Shippensburg University 
http://www.ship.edu/~deensl/DiscreteMath/flash/

Making Math Engaging: Discrete Mathematics for K-8 Teachers
  Valerie A. DeBellis, Shodor Education Foundation
  Joseph G. Rosenstein, Rutgers University
http://www.shodor.org/discretemath
 
Seeing the Connections: Promoting Profound Understanding of Secondary Mathematics
   Steve Benson and Al Cuoco, Education Development Center,
   Karen Graham, University of New Hampshire, Neil Portnoy, Stony Brook University
http://www2.edc.org/connect
 
Pathways through Algebra
   Terrie Teagardern, San Diego Mesa College
   Wade Ellis, West Valley College
   Wei-Jen Harrison, American River College
http://www.algebrapathways.org
 
Collaborative Development of JAVA Laboratories for College Algebra and Trigonometry
   Michael E. Mays and Laura Pyzdrowski, West Virginia University
http://www.math.wvu.edu/~mays/AVdemo/AVdemo.htm
 

Other Topics

Improving Calculus:  Developing Concepts Through Good Questions
   Maria Terrell, Robert Connelly, Cornell University
http://www.math.cornell.edu/~GoodQuestions
 
Full Realization of Visualization Tools for 3D
   Daniel McGee, Univesity of Puerto Rico Mayaguez
   David Lomen, University of Arizona
   Deborah Moore-Russo, Univesity at Buffalo
   Dennis Ebersole, Northampton Community College

http://quiz.uprm.edu/visual3d
 
Technical Mathematics for Tomorrow:  Recommendations and Exemplary Programs
   Mary Ann Hovis, Rhodes State College
   Robert Kimball, Wake Technical Community College
   John Peterson, Retired
http://ww.waketech.edu/~rlkimbal/CRAFTY/index.html
 
Teaching Discrete Mathematics via Original Historical Sources
  Jerry Lodder, Guram Bezhanishvili, Hing Leung,
  David Pengelley, Desh Ranjan, New Mexico State University
http://www.math.nmsu.edu/hist_projects/
 
A Motivational Course in Cryptology and Coding Theory
  Sarah Spence Adams, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
  Gordon Prichett, Babson College
http://faculty.olin.edu/~sadams/CryptoCoding.htm (temporarily inactive)
 
Core Mathematics
   Gary Krahn and Don Small, U.S. Military Academy
http://www.contemporarycollegealgebra.org  

National Science Foundation
Program Officers
 

Elizabeth J. Teles
EHR/DUE
Acting Division Director
 

Lee L. Zia
EHR/DUE
Program Director  


John R. Haddock

EHR/DUE
Program Director
 
 


 

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Bill Austin, Shirley Gray, Lou Talman, Phil Johnson

Members of the NCB Advisory Board attending the 2006 Joint Mathematics Meeting in San Antonio . . . .
Mary Kay Abbey, Montgomery College Bill Austin, University of Tennessee at Martin
Phillip E. Johnson, Appalachian State University
Herbert Kasube, Bradley University
Steve Kennedy, Carleton College Stacy Langton, University of San Diego
Ed Sandifer, Western Conn. State University David A. Smith, Duke University
Bob Stein, Calif. State University, San Bernardino Lou Talman, Metropolitan State Univ. of Denver
Shirley B. Gray, Calif. State University, Los Angeles

Herb Kasube, Bob Stein, Bill Austin, Ed Sandifer, Lou Talman, David Smith, Dorothy Smith,
Carolyn Johnson, Phil Johnson, Stacy Langford, Asher Langford, Shirley Gray