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Poster Sessions

PosterFest 2019: Scholarship by Early Career Mathematicians

Friday, August 3, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Duke Energy Convention Center, Grand Ballroom B

Description

This poster session and networking event allows early career mathematicians to present and discuss their scholarly activities with senior mathematicians in an informal atmosphere. Untenured faculty and graduate students are especially encouraged to apply. Examples of scholarly activities suitable for this poster session include expository work, preliminary reports, scholarship of teaching and learning, and research reports. Please note that undergraduate submissions will not be accepted. Alternate opportunities for undergraduate students are available and can be found on the conference website. Questions regarding this session should be sent to the organizers.

Organizers:
Lisa Driskell, Colorado Mesa University
Holly Attenborough, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Sponsors:
The MAA Committee on Early Career Mathematicians (ECM)
MAA Committee on Graduate Students
Young Mathematicians Network
MAA Project NExT

 

The Program Review Experience

MAA Pavilion - time and location TBA

Description

Most mathematics departments and program across the country are now required to undergo periodic program reviews. Because there are usually large time lapses between these reviews, faculty may be new to the process and feel like undertaking the review is an overwhelming task with little reward for the effort. The posters in this session will address these concerns by having the presenters answer three questions: 1. What was the process that you implemented to complete the program review? 2. What challenges or difficulties did your program overcome in completing this process? 3. What did your program learn (and change) because of the program review? Because the presenters will be from a variety of institutions, session visitors will be able to compare and contrast the requirements and experiences of different institutions. The MAA Committee on Program Review describing its role and the resources that it has available to support the review process.

Organizer:
Rick Gilman, Valparaiso University

Sponsor:
MAA Committee on Program Review

 
Year: 
2019

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