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Undergraduate Student Poster Session Abstract Book
Undergraduate Students

Loop Decompositions of Circulations in Strongly Connected Digraphs.
Michael J. Adams

A Curriculum Module for Modeling Bioaccumulation, Biomagnification, and Elimination of Toxins.
Frederick A. Adkins

Building Bridges to College Mathematics.
Dora Cardenas Ahmadi

Inquirybased learning in a discrete mathematics with graph theory course.
Feryal Alayont

Using Tablet PCs and the Ubiquitous Presenter to engage students and enhance the learning experience in service courses.
Shemsi I Alhaddad

Digital Signal Processing in the Service of Mathematics Courses.
Mohamed Allali

Arbitrary Roughness.
Elijah Miguel Allen

Waring's Problem in Number Fields.
Ala' Jamil Alnaser

Surprises from Ramanujan's Lost Notebook.
George E. Andrews

Estimating Relatedness Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Techniques.
Jennifer K Angelosante

A Particle System That Mimics Empirical Income Dynamics.
John Angle

Does ServiceLearning Make Sense When I Hate Math?
Rachelle M Ankney

Modeling Heraldry using Shape Grammars.
Barbara Ashton

How long was Vermeer's studio?
Helmer Aslaksen

Chances of a Cruise Ship Birthday Match.
David T. Atkinson

Potential literature and group theoretical poetry.
Patrick Bahls

Automated Torpedo Classification and Alerting Using Bayesian Methods.
Joni E. Baker

From groups to graphics: Stories of undergraduate research in visualizing abstract mathematics.
Michael J. Bardzell

Achieving Statistical Literacy in Elementary School Using Current Popular Curricula.
Anna E Bargagliotti

Reconstructing graphs given only a few marked cards.
Michael D. Barrus

Interactive Tools for exploring the standard normal curve and more.
Susan M Barton

Quantitative and Citizen Literacy through Key Environmental Issues of our time.
Harel Barzilai

Online Homework Delivery in an Introductory Statistics Course.
Leyla Batakci

Data Envelopment Analysis in Operations Research.
William C. Bauldry

Role of Mathematical Definitions in Proof: A Case of Prospective Mathematics Teachers.
Nermin Bayazit

The Kean STEM Scholarship Program: Successes in Recruitment and Retention of Math and Science Majors.
Louis M Beaugris

Laban's Choreutics and Polyhedra.
SarahMarie Belcastro

Posing and Pursuing One's Own Questions: Comparing Experiences of Graduate Students in Math Education and Mathematics.
Juliana V. Belding

Ascertaining the Professional Development Needs of Graduate Mathematics Teaching Assistants.
Jason K. Belnap

Mathematics Content Knowledge and Classroom Practice in Middle School.
Julie A. Belock

How Fit is Your Model? Interactive Data Fitting in Excel.
Eugene Belogay

Walking or Running in the Rain: Myth Busted?
Eugene Belogay

A Student Project on Lifting Algorithms for Wavelet Transformations.
Catherine Beneteau

The Role of the Sampling Distribution in Student Learning of Inferential Statistics.
Barbara Bennie

Evolution of a Capstone Course for Prospective High School Mathematics Teachers.
Michael D. Bice

Which Edgar Allan Poe Story is His Most Quintessential? A Word Analysis Using Galois Lattices of Formal Concepts.
Roger Bilisoly

Discontinuous open maps from $\\mathbb{R}^n$ onto $\\mathbb{R}^n$.
William Goldbloom Bloch

Discovering Theorems in Abstract Algebra using GAP.
Russell D Blyth

Recreating a Decagonal Star Polygon Design.
B Lynn Bodner

Medical Accuracy: Content for a Quantitative Literacy Course.
Stuart Boersma

Using Media Article to Drive a QL Course.
Stuart Boersma

Ghosts of Departed Errors: Berkeley's Mathematical Objections to the Calculus of Newton and Leibniz.
Eugene C. Boman

Network Implications of social exchange: an overview.
Phillip Bonacich

Effecting Systemic Change in the University: FiveYear Results from the NSF HoustonLouis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation.
Martin V Bonsangue

The Advanced Mathematics Program at the United States Military Academy: Exposing Students to Technology through a Rigorous Mathematics Curriculum.
Randy Boucher

Illustrating Algorithms for Computing Computer Graphics.
Paul Raymond Bouthellier

Using Linear Algebra for Image Processing.
Paul Raymond Bouthellier

Developing an interest in the conceptual meaning of calculus.
Carlos R. Bovell

What is mathematics and what kind of answers will satisfy this question?
Carlos R. Bovell

Students' Conceptual Understanding and Attitudes in an ActivityBased Modeling Approach to Teaching College Algebra.
Stephanie Bowers

Using a ModelEliciting Activity to Teach Exponential Growth: An Investigation of Student Conceptions and Affect.
Stacey A. Bowling

If only I had known then what I know now: A look back at six years of professional development programs.
Linda Braddy

Promoting Responsibility and Cooperation Through the Use of Discussion Boards.
Janet L. Braunstein

A Multiage Examination of Students' Approaches to Mathematical Induction Tasks.
Stacy A Brown

Outcomes Based Assessment of Student Learning in Mathematics.
Ronald M. Brzenk

Using Interactive Pedagogies to teach Operations Research.
Ronald M. Brzenk

Traditional vs. Online Homework in College Algebra.
Kimberly Jordan Burch

TwoDimensional Abstract Games.
Matthew M Burke

Fractal Gardens.
Anne M. Burns

Using Lesson Study to Enhance Content Knowledge and Use of Inquiry in Middle School Classrooms.
Elizabeth A. Burroughs

Student Proof Scheme Development in an Introductory Proof Course.
Todd CadwalladerOlsker

Geometric Representations of a 4x4 determinant.
Dean J Caffentzis

Strategies for Effective Use of Online Homework in Calculus.
Jenna P Carpenter

Mathematics Immersion for Freshman Engineers (MIFE).
Cathy W Carter

College Algebra in Context: A Learnercentered Approach Incorporating Datadriven Activities Related to Social Issues.
Michael T Catalano

Ancient Inca Mathematics.
Ximena Catepillan

A Flash Application Illustrating Napier's Bones.
Michael J. Caulfield

Apportioning Seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Michael J. Caulfield

Partial Fraction Decomposition Extensions.
Kevin E. Charlwood

Using mime to see the remainder.
Tim Chartier

Symmetry Groups of Chokwe Sona Drawings.
Darrah P. Chavey

Basic Skills Exam in College Algebra.
Karla Marie Childs

Perfect graphsStructure and recognition.
Maria Chudnovsky

Writing in Undergraduate Mathematics: From Special Topics Course to an Integrated Approach.
Jeffrey W. Clark

Activities Designed to Prepare Undergraduates for Research in Mathematical Biology.
Timothy D Comar

Integrating Engineering Technology into the Teaching of Mathematics.
Mary Ann Connors

Modeling the Spread of a Disease.
Mary Ann Connors

Calculus Assessment: Then and Now.
Sarah V. Cook

Assessment working instead of working for assessment.
Heather Coughlin

Assessment Across the Curriculum; Varying Strategies for Varying Situations.
J Winston Crawley

Math in Your Dorm Room  from Calculus to Number Theory  with Sage.
KarlDieter Crisman

Is Mathematics an Exact Science?
Lawrence A. D'Antonio

Semi InquiryBased Learning in Undergraduate Real Analysis.
Jialing Dai

Facing Up to the Realities of Quantitative Illiteracy: Do You Know What Your Students Do NOT Know about "Basic" Mathematics?
Betsy Darken

Mathematicians vs. Future K8 Teachers: Is Real Communication Possible? Is Deep Learning Achievable?
Betsy Darken

The role of the untrue in mathematics.
Chandler Davis

Bringing a Formative Approach to Definitions in Undergraduate Real Analysis: Theoretical Considerations and Preliminary Results.
Paul C Dawkins

Teaching Technology to First Year Students.
Luz M. DeAlba

Incorporating Software into College Algebra: Who Wins? We All Do, If...
Michelle R DeDeo

Some elementary problems that remain unsolved.
Nathaniel Dean

Deepening Mathematical Concepts through Presentations and Writing Research Findings.
Joyati Debnath

Involving Students in Conceptual Learning in College Algebra and PreCalculus.
Joyati Debnath

Sensitivity Analysis and Parameter Identification in Undergraduate Mathematical Modeling.
Steven M Deckelman

A math teacher sees the light: Photonics labs in an algebra class.
June I. Decker

Mathlets for Continuous and Discrete Dynamical Systems.
Robert J. Decker

Materials for Analyzing Sensitivity using the Partial Rank Correlation Coefficient.
J K Denny

A Two Semester Study of Interactions In MultiSection Undergraduate Mathematics Classes.
Jessica M Deshler

The Evolution of Cooperation on Random Networks.
Stephen Devlin

Toward a Numerate Culture: A Quantitative Literacy Project.
D. Scott Dillery

Interactive, DataDriven and TechnologyEnhanced Approach for Probability and Statistics Education.
Ivo D. Dinov

Wikis, Forums, and Group Assignments: Building a Learning Community over the Internet.
Lothar A. Dohse

How mathematics can contribute to solving the problems facing the world; Building civic engagement into mathematics courses as a way to motivate and inspire students.
Victor J. Donnay

``I'd rather be approximately right than precisely wrong'': moving beyond mathematicians' natural obsession with the exact in college algebra.
Suzanne I Dor\\'{e}e

Rubik's Cubes in the Classroom: How a Puzzle of Logic, Patterns, and Algorithms Can Build Confidence in Mathematics.
Eric W. Drake

Teaching Calculus Coherently.
Tevian Dray

The symmetry of M.C.~Escher's {\\em Circle Limit IV} pattern and related patterns.
Douglas Dunham

Teaching Applied Calculus through Environmental Modeling.
Rachel M Dunwell

Geometry: the hardest course?
H A Dye

Teaching Modeling College Algebra for 2000 students: Providing Professional Development and Course Materials for Instructors.
Ed Eades

A collection of resources for use in teaching statistics, including assessments, group activities, in and out of class calculator simulations, and several applets to demonstrate statistical concepts.
Rob Eby

Mathematics of Salsa Dancing.
Volker Ecke

Changing the Culture: Professional Development for an ActivityBased Modeling Approach to Teaching College Algebra.
Barbara E Edwards

Finding Irreducible Polynomials Using Miller Rabin Type Tests.
Jeffrey A Ehme

Undecidability in number theory.
Kirsten Eisentraeger

10 Questions about Numbers: A College Algebra Writing Assignment.
Elliott S. Elliott

Coordinating Tutoring with the Calculus I Classroom.
Sharon S EmersonStonnell

Leapin' lizards! It's mathematics!
Doug Ensley

The Calculus Concept Inventory  New Data. Correlation with Teaching Methodology.
Jerome Epstein

Connecting Higher Education Mathematics Faculty to K12 Mathematics Teachers.
Kathryn Ernie

Characterization of Compactness in Classical Banach Spaces.
Julius N Esunge

An Electronic Classroom Model for Mathematics Content Courses: Influences on K12 Classroom Teaching.
Brooke Evans

The Role of Mathematics Faculty in Supporting Teachers to Increase Retention: A Constructivist Model.
Terran D Felter

Toughness Extended to Infinite Graphs.
Kevin K Ferland

Using "real world problems" to guide mathematics learning: Challenges in instructional practice and research.
Joan FerriniMundy

A measure of interrater reliability when one rater is rating on a continuous scale.
James H Fife

Supporting Mathematics Teachers to Increase Retention Through Professional Development: Overview, Models and Research.
Davida Fischman

Using the Discrete Wavelet Transform to Illustrate Concepts from Linear Algebra.
Patrick J Van Fleet

Wavelet Packets and Applications.
Patrick Van Fleet

The Kentucky Center for Mathematics.
Kirsten Fleming

How to Stop a British Ship: Projectile Motion, the Revolutionary War, and West Point.
Doug M Fletcher

Developing Conceptual Underpinnings of the Derivative in courses before Calculus.
Thomas B Fox

Dynamical Systems Modeling for Iraq.
William P Fox

The "Artist Guild" Strike: An Example of Game Theory.
William P Fox

QL from a Service Division Perspective.
Gary T Franchy

The Effects of Wind and Altitude on 400m Sprint Performances with Various IAAF Track Geometries.
Michael Frantz

InService Teachers' Proof Schemes in Transition.
Evan Fuller

Visualizing Continuity and Differentiability of Functions of Two Variables.
Jim Fulmer

Math Faculty as Partners in Team Teaching a NonEuclidean Geometry Course for K12 Teachers.
Maria G Fung

Modelphobia  How does it arise; what can we do about it?
Ben Fusaro

The Sheffer BType 1 Orthogonal Polynomial Sequences.
Daniel Joseph Galiffa

Midwest Mathin: 24 Hours of Math.
Benjamin J. Galluzzo

Bioinformatics on the Cheap.
Jennifer R. Galovich

The MAA Curriculum Foundations Project: A report from the workshop on mathematics and the arts and implications for the undergraduate mathematics curriculum.
Susan L. Ganter

A Data Gathering Demo Using Three Stooges Films.
Robert B. Gardner

Females in mathematics: Why aren't they persisting? And what can we do to encourage them to stay?
Carla V. Gerberry

News Ways to compare NFL players, using Model Building.
Jacqueline Brannon Giles

Take a Good Look, using Mathematics.
Jacqueline Brannon Giles

Discussion and Revisiting of Calculus Concepts to Gain Understanding of Main Concepts.
Jose H. Giraldo

Making First Year Mathematics More Relevant To Science Students: Connecting mathematics and science courses.
Jose H. Giraldo

Evaluating STEM Intervention Programs.
Debbie Gochenaur

Addressing student difficulties with negating mathematical statements and translating statements from English to symbolic form.
Bonnie Gold

Limit theorems for the product of partial sums.
Hurlee Gonchigdanzan

Getting Students to DIGMath: Dynamic Interactive Graphics in College Algebra.
Sheldon P. Gordon

Modeling Logistic Growth and Extinction.
Sheldon P. Gordon

Starting in your own Backyard: Looking at Local Enviromental Risks in a Mathematical Modeling Class.
Jennifer A Gorman

The Doppler Effect in Radar as a Source of Mathematics.
John E. Gray

The Role of an InquiryBased Classroom in Promoting Deep Learning for Mathematics Majors: A Case Study.
Mairead Greene

On Ricochet Compositions for Ngons.
Gary R. Greenfield

RASM Reconstruction of the Developmental Mathematics Program.
Clyde L. Greeno

The Promises of Clinical Instructological Research.
Clyde L. Greeno

Historical Resources for Multivariable Calculus and Differential Geometry.
Sarah J Greenwald

Statistical significance of ranking paradoxes.
Raymond N Greenwell

Fractal applets in Flash.
Daniel Gries

Tiings, Compositions, and Generalizations.
Ralph P. Grimaldi

Fixed Points and Free Throws.
C. W. Groetsch

A Lesson Study Approach to Developing Productive Dialogue between University Mathematics Faculty and High School Teachers.
Randall E. Groth

Playing with Poetry: using mathematics to discover new verses.
JoAnne Growney

Complex Visualizations and Sculpture: An interdisciplinary project for undergraduates.
Zdenka Guadarrama

Students' understanding of slope and direction fields in a nontraditional differential equations class.
Samer S Habre

Zooming in on a Transformed Image: a Project for Students.
Caroline N Haddad

Quantum Computing for Undergraduates.
Thomas R. Hagedorn

An Update of a Professional Development Project focused on Preparing Students for Algebra.
Matthew J Haines

The Implementation and Impact of an ADVANCE IT Grant at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution.
Patricia L Hale

A simulation study comparing methods of estimating inbreeding coefficients.
Nathan W Hall

Synthetic Mathematical Thought.
Timothy G Hall

The American Statistical Association's Meeting Within a Meeting (MWM) Workshop and Followup Activities for K12 Mathematics and Science Teachers: An Example K12 Statistics Education Outreach Program
Katherine T. Halvorsen

Mathematics and Democracy.
Kira Hamman

Wavelets on Graphs via Spectral Graph Theory.
David K Hammond

Group Theory Art.
Hayden Harker

M\\"obius and Grassmann on Musical Tuning Systems.
Leon Harkleroad

Art from the Margins: Questions raised by artistic patterns illustrating FLT.
Stephen H. Harnish

Juggling sequences with number theory``A tale of two kingdoms''.
Stephen H. Harnish

A Substitute for the USubstitution.
Queen W. Harris

Magic from a Distance.
John M. Harris

Studying Affect in Undergraduate Mathematics: Efforts to Clarify Students' Experiences of Learning Mathematics.
MarjaLiisa Hassi

Mathematical Photo Scavenger Hunt.
Dale K Hathaway

The Continuous Birthday Problem.
Dale K Hathaway

Examining the box topology on the Cartesian product of connected spaces.
Jeremy D Hauze

Teaching Modeling College Algebra for 2000 students: Garnering support from Faculty and Administrators.
Bill Haver

An Interdisciplinary Project for Statistics and Physics.
Josh W. Helms

What Is a Mathematical Theory?
James R. Henderson

Using Discussion Boards to Enhance Understanding in Mathematics Courses.
Edwin P Herman

Which is better: homework or quizzes?
Edwin P Herman

Auditory Graphs in Excel for Calculus.
Steven Hetzler

Using Projects and Oral Reports in the First Linear Algebra Course.
Stephen Hilbert

Making Quantitative Reasoning Central to a PreCalculus Course.
Cinnamon Hillyard

Infusing RealLife Opportunities, Questions, and Concepts into the Mathematics Curriculum.
Erick B Hofacker

How precise is your calibration? Multiple linear regression and prediction error in Excel.
Terje Hoim

Math in Your Hands: The Use of Tablet PCs and Computer Algebra Systems in a Calculus Classroom.
Joshua Brandon Holden

Teaching the Group Theory of Permutation Ciphers.
Joshua Brandon Holden

Elementary Farkle Strategy: Have You Farkled Lately?
Donald E. Hooley

The Standard Genetic Code and Equivalence Classes.
Brian Hopkins

Introducing Series Using Error.
Mark Howell

Modeling Cumulative Home Run Frequencies and the Recent Home Run Explosion.
Mike Huber

The Calculus of the Quinto Acuto and Gothic Architecture.
Mike Huber

Modeling Voiceleading in Music: The Special Role of the Bass Voice.
James R Hughes

You Gotta Know How to Fold 'Em.
Thomas C. Hull

They Took AP, but Didn't Pass. Now What?
Patricia Humphrey

Major League Baseball Meets Facebook: Modeling Trades Using Social Network Theory.
David J Hunter

Effective use of Controls in the Clinical Laboratory : Analysis of Traditional and new Algorithms.
George V Woodrow III

Project Based Distance Delivered Elementary Statistics.
Colleen Ianuzzi

Elementary Central Limit Theorems Via Mathematical Induction.
Mark H. Inlow

Two Applets for Teaching IID Sampling, Sampling Distributions, and the Central Limit Theorem.
Mark H. Inlow

The Four R's in Math Education: Reading, WRiting, ARithmetic, and Rhyme.
Karen D. Ivy

Reliability as a Field in Aerospace: A NASA Application.
Richard D Jarvinen

Training Undergraduates in Mathematical Biology Using Research With Faculty.
E Miller Jason

Exploring Polarization: the Effects of General Inequality and Subgroup Relative Size on Distance between Subgroups and Dispersion within Subgroups.
Guillermina Jasso

Group Work: Motivation, Challenges, and How to Make it Work.
Theresa Lynn Jeevanjee

Developing Future Secondary Teachers' Mathematics Knowledge (for Teaching) with Student Presentations.
Erica L Johnson

The Superbowl Box Pool.
Michael A. Jones

A short B.I.G. introduction to Sage.
David Joyner

A Research Project for a Beginning Mathematics Student.
Anthony D. Berard, Jr.

Rock Math  Helping Underprepared Students make the Transition to College Mathematics.
Robert E. Burks Jr.

What's Math have to do with History: A Biological Application to Matrices and Difference Equations.
Robert E. Burks Jr.

Hitting golf balls and tee balls as far as possible.
Robert Kantrowitz

The Aha! Experience in AP Calculus: Projects Designed for a Stimulating Journey on a Road of Discovery.
Gail Kaplan

Guided Discovery in a Discrete Mathematics Course for Middle School Teachers.
Reva Kasman

ProblemCentered Learning in Mathematics Education.
Tracey Keck

Fluidstructure interaction mathematical models for studying biological systems.
Kevin Yorke Kelbaugh

Escalating Writing Assignments in Calculus 1.
Brian P Kelly

Investigations with Privatekey Ciphers.
Annela R Kelly

Wavelets in Vocal Identification of Great Horned Owls (Part II).
Nicole F. Kingsley

A Maplet for Encoding, Decoding, and Correcting Errors in Golay Codes.
Rick Klima

Using Music to Demonstrate Group Theory.
Vicky Williams Klima

La Loubere magic squares.
James Z Klingensmith

Modular Delivery and PeerLed TeamLearning for Precalculus.
Helmut Knaust

Active Learning in the Symbiosis Project.
Jeff R Knisley

Cryptology as FirstYear Seminar: Challenges and Rewards.
Alan Koch

Secret Diffusion Lessons of the Sea Monkeys and Other Math Bio Projects for Undergraduates.
Brynja R. Kohler

UBMResearch and Education Program in Biology and Ecology.
S. Koksal

Lobb's Generalization of Catalan's Parenthesization Problem.
Thomas Koshy

Focusing on Algebraic Understanding using a StudentCentered Questioning Framework.
Jennifer J. Kosiak

Teaching for understanding through a professional development partnership.
Jennifer J. Kosiak

Foundations of Mathematics, Survivor!
Deborah A Koslover

Teaching calculus through experimentation and empiricism.
Travis Kowalski

Examples of Embedded Minimal Spheres without Area Bounds.
Joel I. Kramer

Mathematical readiness of incoming college freshmen.
Marko Kranjc

How fair are BCS ratings? Analysis of Colley Methods for Sports Ranking.
Erich Kreutzer

Recursive formulae for Steady State Distribution of a Certain Class of Markov Process.
Alan Krinik

Mathematics of Southern Appalachian Folk Pottery.
Michelle Krolikowski

A Markov Chain Model of Baseball.
Eric W Kuennen

Measuring Mathematical Sophistication.
Eric W Kuennen

Numerical Integration before Antidifferentiation.
Doug Kuhlmann

Solution Matching for a Second Order Boundary Value Problem on a Time Scale.
Aprillya Lanz

An Analysis of College Mathematics Placement Policies for Students with High School Calculus Experience.
Theresa A Laurent

All You Add is Webassign and Maple.
Denise J LeGrand

Effect of WeBWorK on Student Performance in Calculus II.
Christopher C Leary

Magic Tortoise Puzzles.
Heakyung Lee

Universal Cycles of Classes of Restricted Words.
Arielle M Leitner

Multipliers for the Lower Central Series of Strictly Upper Triangular Matrices.
Louis A. Levy

Math Mistakes that Make the News.
Heather A Lewis

Testing the effects of predictors data generated by nonidentity link functions of the singeindex model: a Monte Carlo appraoch.
Larry Wayne Lewis

Designing Benchmarks for Assessing Undergraduate Students' Mathematics Performances in General Education.
Xuhui Li

Make College Algebra More Meaningful for NonCalculusBound Majors.
Xuhui Li

Optimizing data returned by pop up satellite tags.
Joseph B. Liddle

Sustained professional development in urban and suburban middle schools: is it effective?
Cathy S Liebars

Factors impacting the pursuit of mathematics for female PhD students.
Y. Kathy Lin

Middle School Teachers Connecting Content and Student Thinking.
Brian J Lindaman

Teaching Infinite Series: A Study on Students' Conceptual and Procedural Understanding of Infinite Series in Calculus.
Brian J Lindaman

Statistics: The Key to College Success for Educationally UnderPrepared Students.
John F Loase

The Positive Influence Generation (Our College Students).
John F. Loase

Should Statistics Tables be Banned from the Curriculum?
Robin H Lock

SiSSYS: A Senior Capstone Course Based on Statistics in Sports.
Robin H Lock

Some thoughts from teaching math for business course.
Yun Lu

A Mathematics \\& Music Course for Liberal Arts Majors.
Kurt E Ludwick

The Challenges and Benefits of Using ebooks and Web Companion Sites to Organize Statistics Resources on the Web for Statistics Education.
Deborah Lurie

Using Online Discussions in an Introductory/Intermediate Algebra Course.
Sarah L Mabrouk

Why Should I Take Statistics?  Let's "Talk".
Sarah L Mabrouk

Integrating College Algebra with Modularity and Technology (iCAM\\&T): A first year Followup.
A. Dale Magoun

Metaphors that work, calculus and the real world.
Aldo Maldonado

Written Papers and Oral Examinations to Deepen Students Understanding of Calculus.
Christine M Malone

Stabilizing vibrating beams with pointload damping.
Richard J. Marchand

Conjecturing the Sum of an Infinite Series: CAS Lab Exercise in Calculus I.
Bill Marion

Using the Pile Splitting Puzzle to Enhance Student Learning of Mathematics.
Bill Marion

Expert vs. Novice Understanding of Convergence of Taylor Series.
Jason Howard Martin

Mathematical Inquiry in the Elementary Classroom after Teacher Participation in Professional Development.
Heather R Mathison

Building the mathematical and computational skills of science students: what we are doing, what students think, and how it is working.
Kelly E Matthews

Translating the principles of BIO2010 into practice.
Kelly E Matthews

Retention Programs for Women in STEM Fields with a Significant Mathematical Emphasis.
Elizabeth K. Mauch

Contributing to the Professional Development of K12 Mathematics Teachers.
Katherine J. Mawhinney

Explorations of elliptic curves in undergraduate cryptography with minimal student background through the use of Maple worksheets.
Mike May

Weaving Mathematics.
Susan McBurney

Wavelets in Vocal Identification of Great Horned Owls (Part I).
Katherine L McCaffrey

Implementation of Refocused College Algebra at Howard University.
J F McGowan

ProofBuilder, a Tool for Showing Students How to Construct Basic Proofs.
Hugh W. McGuire

Circluar Insights into Geometry.
Jeffery T McLean

Counting the Mathematical Faces of All Regular Flexagons.
T. Bruce McLean

Using a Personal Response System.
T. Bruce McLean

Lessons Learned from a Calculus Redesign Project.
Jennifer C McLoudMann

Effective Teaching and Learning with the Right WebBased Resources.
Douglas B Meade

Chomp, chomp, bechewy chomp: research with undergraduates.
Alex Meadows

Thoughts on a modified moore method course in undergraduate analysis.
Alex Meadows

Mathematical Models of Talking in Discussion Groups.
Barbara F. Meeker

Mathematics From Work and Home: Lessons Learned.
Jos\\'{e} Mar\\'{i}a Men\\'{e}ndez

Dialogical Engagement in Two Interactive Mathematics Lessons.
Vilma Mesa

Mathematics and Collegiate Wrestling Tournaments.
T. S. Michael

Learning Through Generalization: Using First Semester Calculus Concepts to Teach Multivariable Calculus.
Thomas W Milligan

A Comparative Study of Online and Traditional Classroom Learning of College Algebra for NonTraditional Students in NonTraditional Higher Education Programs.
Michael Miner

Utilizing Webbased Statistical Resources in Teaching Nontraditional Undergraduate Students in Online Learning Environments.
Michael Miner

G.H. Hardy's Golfing Adventure.
Roland Minton

Incorporating Mathematics into a Study Abroad Experience.
Ellen Mir

Enumerating Graphs to Conveniently Produce Adjacency Matrices Using Maple or Mathematica.
Jason J Molitierno

Toy Proofs.
Kenneth G Monks

Least Cost Check Routing.
Michael G Monticino

An Investigation of Students' Problem Solving Abilities: Where's the quantity?
Kevin C. Moore

Challenges of Assessing Mathematics Content Courses Designed Specifically for Middle Childhood Education Majors.
Joy Moore

Successfully Transitioning UnderPrepared FirstYear PreCalculus Students.
Joy Moore

Evaluating the Success of a Calculus Placement Test: Aligning the Basis for Placement and the Basis for Assessment.
Carrie Muir

An Image Compression Introduction to Wavelets.
Colm Mulcahy

Six Fibs and Videotape.
Colm Mulcahy

On determining Paint by Numbers puzzles with non unique solutions.
Ryan Mullen

Revitalizing College Algebra: A Success Story.
Kimberly Muller

Mathematical Surface Modeling Problems in Industry.
Edmond Nadler

Algorithms for Multivariable Polynomial Interpolation.
Richard D. Neidinger

Using Game Theory to Get a Date: Strategy Selection for Two (or more) Suitors.
Darryl K Nester

Discovering Bernoulli Number Identities via EulerMaclaurin Summation.
Hieu D Nguyen

Embedded Assessments of DiscoveryBased Learning.
Susan D. Nickerson

Meet Colonel Blotto.
Andrew G Niedermaier

Parameters, Patterns, and the Phase Plane.
Douglas E Norton

Assessment of the undergraduate mathematics program.
Melvin A Nyman

Determining an Optimal Search Area for a Serial Criminal.
Mike P O'Leary

An Examination of the Mathematics and Technology Attitude Scale(MTAS): Implication to Assessment of Undergraduate Mathematics.
Jerry Obiekwe

Teaching Calculus Course using Creative handson Activities.
Ryo Ohashi

Group Presentations, Cayley Graphs, \\& Markov Processes.
Peter T Olszewski

Hooks and infinite product power series.
Ken Ono

Teaching Differential Equations OnLine: The Challenges and Changes.
Katrina Palmer

A powerful, easytouse computer algebra alternative that students love, but (most) teachers have not yet discovered!
Anand L. Pardhanani

Teaching introductory differential equations courses through reallife case studies.
Anand L. Pardhanani

Statistics Resources in a "Math for Practical Arts" Course.
Mary R Parker

Football Rankings Using Linear Algebra.
R. Drew Pasteur

Calculating the void fraction of carbon foam using a tetrahedron model.
Rika Paul

How to beat the lecture/textbook trap! An active classroom via advance student reading and writing.
David J. Pengelley

Jump Shot Mathematics.
Howard Penn

Newton and Fibonacci: Estimating The Golden Ratio.
Michelle Y Penner

Traditional Introductory Statistics Restricted to Sports.
Andrew B Perry

Generalizations of Varignon's and Steiner's Theorems to Simplexes Using Set Partitions.
John D Pesek

Geometreks.
Ivars Peterson

Java Mathlets with Blaise.
Elisha Peterson

Methods of estimating inbreeding coefficients by jointly estimating allele frequencies and accounting for the presence of null alleles.
Daisy L Phillips

Elementary Modeling Across the TwoYear College Curriculum.
Alice Eiko Pierce

Sociable numbers: new developments on an ancient problem.
Carl Pomerance

The Power of Five.
Robert D. Poodiack

Basic Mathematical Skills and Success in Introductory Level Statistics.
Phillip Poplin

Implementing SENCER ideals into an introductory statistics course.
Katarzyna Potocka

Discriminating graphs of third degree polynomial functions.
Lucio M.G. Prado

Calculus Field Trips.
Despina Prapavessi

Turning Point Technology: Using Personal Response Systems to Stimulate Class Participation.
Kimberly J Presser

The Clemson Calculus Challenge: A Calculus Competition for High School Students.
Shari Prevost

The Golden Ratio in the Arts: A Skeptic's Inquiry.
John F. Putz

Creating Active Learning Environments with Improved Student/Teacher Relationships and State Assessement Scores.
Juli D'Ann Ratheal

PenTechnology and Evolving WebBased Instruction Tools in Freshman Calculus.
Marilyn Reba

Development and Analysis of a New Course in Computational Mathematics with MATLAB at the University of HoustonDowntown.
Timothy A. Redl

Zero Product Sequences in Commutative Rings.
Shane P Redmond

Recent Developments in DerivativeFree Optimization.
Rommel G. Regis

The Role of External Consultants as Part of a Departmental Self Study.
Kyle L Riley

Let them eat cake: an introduction to volumes by cross section.
H. Smith Risser

Making Math out of Style.
Daniel N. Rockmore

An Introduction to Algebraic Cryptanalysis.
Amber M Rogers

Mathematics of the Olympics: From the Ancient Greeks to the Present.
Elizabeth C Rogers

Making Effective Use of the Uniform Distribution in an Introductory Probability Theory Course.
Paul S. Rossi

Mission Impossible  Hitting .400 for a Season.
Stanley Rothman

A Control versus treatment evaluation of the chemistry in calculus project at William and Mary.
George Rublein

A student summer research project on image segmentation using wavelet methods and matrix completion.
David K Ruch

Teaching series convergence effectively.
Robert Sachs

How a medieval troubadour became a mathematical figure.
Michael P. Saclolo

A Summary of Research about Perspectives on Knowledge with Implications for Undergraduate Mathematics Education.
Katherine SaffordRamus

On the beauty of mathematics.
Olya V Sahakyan

Mathematica Laboratory Assignments Inspired by the History of Mathematics.
Gabriela R Sanchis

A Brief Study of Designs on the Surfaces of Some SwingHinged Dissections.
Reza Sarhangi

Integral Appollonian packings and thin orbits.
Peter Sarnak

Should you take the bet? A problem from Marilyn Vos Savant.
Daniel Schaal

Dance and Mathematics: A Survey.
Karl Schaffer

Assessing Quantitative Literacy Using a Wide Range of News Stories.
Milo Schield

Exploring Goldbach's Conjecture Via CAS (Computer Algebra System)Technology.
Jay L. Schiffman

Engagement Across the Disciplines.
Laura J Schmidt

Teacher versus Student Motivation: Who wins the game?
Laura J Schmidt

The MoorePenrose inverse of a vector: Coping with a sometimes tricky case differentiation.
Karsten K. Schmidt

Preparing Preservice Secondary Math Teachers to Teach Statistics.
Kady Schneiter

Statlets: Statistics Applets and Activities.
Kady Schneiter

On the combined use of algebra and technology in the study of a family of sequences.
Sandra Schroeder

Why is One Usually First?
Sandra J Schroeder

A Mathematical Consideration of the Rule of Three.
Paul H Schuette

BiteSized Exams: A Tale of Two PreCalcs.
Rachel Schwell

Dynamic Visualization Tools for Multivariable Calculus.
Paul Seeburger

Making Calculus Come Alive with Dynamic Visualization Tools.
Paul Seeburger

Using 3Dimensional Bifurcation Diagrams to Enhance Student Learning.
Itai Seggev

How expert swing dancers exploit physics.
Megan Elise SelbachAllen

Technology driven investigations for Intermediate Algebra for Business Majors.
Wendiann R Sethi

Mathematical Methods of Operations Research.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi

Spreadsheet Modeling and Applications.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi

A Program of Courses to Prepare Highly Qualified Teachers of Middle School Mathematics.
Marie P. Sheckels

Comparisons of Guided Discovery and Problem Based Learning.
Marie P. Sheckels

A Geometric Complexity Problem in a Length Space.
David W Shoenthal

Engaging Precalculus Students in the Complete Process of Mathematical Modeling.
Paula Shorter

Combination of Formative and Summative Assessment Instruments in Elementary Algebra Classes at the College.
M. Vali Siadat

My teaching philosophy and the development of keystone method: A synergistic model for teaching and learning.
M. Vali Siadat

A DataBased Project to Enhance the Teaching of Functions in College Algebra.
Murray H. Siegel

Discovering the Derivative and Its Meaning with the Graphing Calculator.
Murray H. Siegel

An Interactive Demonstration of the Navajo Code of World War II.
Neil P Sigmon

Albrecht D\\"urer's Trochoidal Woodcuts.
Andrew J Simoson

Pre/post tests for undergraduate mathematics.
Jacob Sloujitel

Cracking Open the Books: Encouraging Undergraduates to Interact with Mathematic(al) Texts.
Jeffrey P. Smith

Developing a Video Tutorial Library to Service Upper Level MSE Courses.
Christopher M Smith

Duplication, Trisection, and Quadrature by Cheating.
Charlie Smith

The Linear Package and its Integration into an Undergraduate Linear Algebra Course.
Don Spickler

The WiVaM Consortium REURET.
Colin L Starr

Mathematical Models for Call Options on Stocks.
Nicole Stawasz

Developing Modern Algebra and Perspectives on the Nature of Mathematics in Victorian England.
Richard H. Stout

PairQuizzes: An Instructional and an Evaluative Tool in Mathematics Classes.
Harrison W. Straley

Teach illconditioning to introductory linear algebra students in a single lecture!
Jeffrey Stuart

BioCalculus: First Steps at a Small Liberal Arts College.
Margaret M Sullivan

Are You In Or Out? Mathematical Lessons From Fashion Design.
Jeff A Suzuki

Cut My Cote: When Geometry Met Fashion.
Jeff A Suzuki

Students' Reasoning about the Concept of Limit in the Context of Reinventing the Formal Definition.
Craig A Swinyard

Do the Ends Justify the Lengths? Actin Polymer Length Distribution.
Csilla Szabo

A Moment of Truth: Teaching an Honors Seminar Course.
Stephen D Szydlik

Guided Inquiry and Mathematical Sophistication.
Jennifer Earles Szydlik

Instructor Responses to Prior Knowledge Errors Within a Calculus I Course.
Jana R Talley

Be Rational! An Examination of Player Motives and Utility.
Charles Andrew Tannouri

Extended NewtonLeibnitz Theorem.
Zengxiang Tong

Bilingual and English language learners understanding and solving mathematics problems.
Belin Tsinnajinnie

Models of Undergraduate Computational Science Curricula.
Ignatios Vakalis

The Vigenere Cipher: A historical cipher with a modern day application.
Tamara B Veenstra

What if Your PreCalculus Student Asks a Good Question?
Stan VerNooy

Incorporating Quantitative Literacy into the Research Writing Classroom.
Kimberly M Vincent

The Role of an InquiryBased Classroom in Undergraduate Mathematics.
Christine VonRenesse

The Venona Project.
Maryam Vulis

Getting Your Hands Dirty in Linear Algebra.
Murphy Waggoner

Continual Compounding of a Conventional Mortgage.
William M. Wagner

Evaluating Communication Skills in a Modern Algebra Course.
Jennifer D. Wagner

Verifying Huppert's Conjecture for ${}^2G_2(q^2)$.
Thomas Philip Wakefield

A Cunning Trap Must be Set!
Maria C. Walpole

Weatherquakes, Earthquakes, Mathematics and Climate Change.
Martin E. Walter

Integration of the Keystone Methodology with Computer Technology.
MingJer Wang

How was \\it{that} picture helpful? Using online tabletPC software and corrective selfexplanation to increase student conceptual understanding in applied precalculus.
Aaron Wangberg

Designing and Assessing HandsOn Statistics Activities: The Central Limit Theorem and Hypothesis Testing.
Aaron D. Weinberg

Arithmetic in the field $F_{2^8}$ as used in the Advanced Encryption Standard.
Eric West

Portfolio Assessment of General Education Mathematics.
Rich West

Three Interesting Projects for College Algebra.
Rich West

A Simple Geometer's Sketchpad Sketch for Exploring Ideas of Function.
Ian Whitacre

Assessing the Effectiveness of InquiryOriented Teaching in the Context of TA Professional Development.
Ian Whitacre

Using Personal Response Systems (Clickers) for Preservice Teacher Candidates in Elementary Content and Secondary Methods Courses.
Janet A. White

My First Semester Using 'Clickers' for Rapid Feedback: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
Dexter C. Whittinghill

An Examination of the Social Class Backgrounds of California's Mathematics Professors.
Carol A Wilson

Stacking Bricks and Stoning Crows.
Peter Winkler

Students' Mental Models and Success on a Calculus Word Problem.
Dale J Winter

The AlarmOff puzzle.
Roman Wong

A ProjectOriented Undergraduate Course in Discrete Geometry.
Bill Wood

Elementary Statistics: To Lecture or Not To Lecture? That is the question.
Pamela K Wovchko

The ElGamal Cryptosystem on the TI83.
Bill Yankosky

A few new approaches to teach remedial math in the college.
Haishen Yao

Japanese Lesson Study: A Process to Build and Foster Communities of Practice Dedicated to the Professional Development of Mathematics Teachers.
Connie H. Yarema

Brazos Valley Math Teachers' Circle: Formation and Activities.
Philip B. Yasskin

Social Science Applications in an Applied College Algebra Course.
Lisa S. Yocco

The Modified Moore Method versus the Traditional One: A Case Study.
Mahmoud Yousef

A Student Project on Matrix Completion for Discrete Wavelet Transformations.
Roger Zarnowski

Using Peer Reviews in ProofBased Mathematics Courses.
Ryan J Zerr
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