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NCB Deposit # 62

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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

  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
The PascGalois Project:  Visualizing Abstract Algebra 
   Michael Bardzell, Kathleen Shannon, Salisbury University
Deposit #2  in the NCB
Linking Visualizations Online to Discover and Unify Mathematics
   Robert A. Palais, University of Utah
Deposit #1  in the NCB
Bridging the Vector Calculus Gap
   Tevian Dray, Corinne A. Manogue, Oregon State University
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

The Math Gateway
   Lawrence Moore, Duke University and Donald Albers, Mathematical Association of America (early in 2006)

Biomathematics: Developing a Textbook and Case Study Manual for Introductory Courses in Mathematical Biology
   Raina Robeva, Sweet Brian College

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

Math Across the Community College Curriculum
   Rebecca Hartzler, Seattle Central Community
   Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins University

Integrating Computer Explorations into College Geometry
   Sr. Barbara E. Reynolds, Cardinal Stritch University
   William E. Fenton, Bellarmine University

Probability and Statistics

Adapting and Implementing Guided Discovery Notes in Combinatorics for Large Classes
   Mary E. Flahive, Oregon State University

Environmental Statistics Training Program for Undergraduates Using Real Data
   Nagambal Shah and Monica Stephens, Spelman College of Atlanta
Statistics Online Computational Resource for Education
   Ivo Dinov and Annie Che, UCLA School of Medicine
Online Statistics Educaton: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study
   David M. Lane, Rice University

Mathematics Education

Knot theory for Preservice and Practicing Secondary Mathematics Teachers
   Neil Portnoy, Thomas Mattman, California State University, Chico

Development of Interactive Materials for the Constructivist Teaching of Mathematical Proof to Future Teachers
   Doug Ensley and Winston Crawley, Shippensburg University

Making Math Engaging: Discrete Mathematics for K-8 Teachers
  Valerie A. DeBellis, Shodor Education Foundation
  Joseph G. Rosenstein, Rutgers University
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
Pathways through Algebra
   Terrie Teagardern, San Diego Mesa College
   Wade Ellis, West Valley College
   Wei-Jen Harrison, American River College
Collaborative Development of JAVA Laboratories for College Algebra and Trigonometry
   Michael E. Mays and Laura Pyzdrowski, West Virginia University

Other Topics

Improving Calculus:  Developing Concepts Through Good Questions
   Maria Terrell, Robert Connelly, Cornell University
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
Technical Mathematics for Tomorrow:  Recommendations and Exemplary Programs
   Mary Ann Hovis, Rhodes State College
   Robert Kimball, Wake Technical Community College
   John Peterson, Retired
Teaching Discrete Mathematics via Original Historical Sources
  Jerry Lodder, Guram Bezhanishvili, Hing Leung,
  David Pengelley, Desh Ranjan, New Mexico State University
A Motivational Course in Cryptology and Coding Theory
  Sarah Spence Adams, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
  Gordon Prichett, Babson College (temporarily inactive)
Core Mathematics
   Gary Krahn and Don Small, U.S. Military Academy  

National Science Foundation
Program Officers

Elizabeth J. Teles
Acting Division Director

Lee L. Zia
Program Director  

John R. Haddock

Program Director


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Jon Scott
Mary Kay Abbey
Poster Session Organizers

National Curve Bank

National Science Foundation Poster Session

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