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NCB Deposit # 84

Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education

AMS-MAA Meeting,  San Diego, CA
January 7, 2008

Session organized by

Jon W. Scott
Montgomery College
Montgomery County, MD

[ See pp. 90 - 92 of the Program ]

  2008 NSF Poster Session - San Diego
The National Curve Bank Project: A MATH Archive
   Shirley B. Gray, California State University, Los Angeles
   Chris Caldwell, University of Tennessee at Martin
   Lou Talman, Metropolitan State College of Denver
The PascGalois Project:  Visualization in Abstract Mathematics 
   Michael Bardzell, Kathleen Shannon and Donald Spickler, Salisbury University
Deposit #2  in the NCB
Math Across the Community College Curriculum
   Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins University
   Christie Gilliland, Green River Community College
   Deann Leoni, Edmonds Community College

Probability and Statistics

Statistics Online Computational Resource for Education
   Annie Che, Nicolas Christou, Jenny Cui and Ivo Dinov, UCLA School of Medicine

Classroom Response Systems in Statistics Courses
   Teri J. Murphy, Curtis McKnight, Michael Richman
   and Robert Terry, University of Oklahoma

Adapting and Implementing Innovative Materials in Statistics Courses (AIMS)
   Robert delMas, Joan Garfield and Andrew Zieffler, University of Minnesota

The Hybrids: Math in Science - Applied Mathematics

Note:  "UBM" in the title is for Undergraduate Traineeships in Biology and Mathematics, one of the jointly funded NSF programs involving DUE, DMS, and a bio division.

Paradigms in Physics: Multiple Entry Points
   Tevian Dray, Corinne Manogue, Barbara Edwards, David McIntyre
   and Emily van Zee, Oregon State University

Phaser: A Universal Simulator for Dynamical Systems
   Huseyin Kocak, Brian Coomes and Burton Rosenberg, University of Miami
Mathematical Methods for Biology and Medicine
UBM: Training Undergraduate Students in Mathematica and Biology at UL Lafayette
   Azmy Ackleh and Susan Mopper, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
   Jacoby Carter, USGS-National Wetlands Research Center

The Next STEP: Integrating STEM Learning Communities
   Jason Miller, Maria Nagan and Jennifer Thompson, Truman State University
The STEM Real World Applications Modules Project
   Darren Narayan, University of South Carolina, William Basener, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and Moises Sudit, Rochester Institute of Technology
UBM: Foundation in Mathematical Biology through Interdisciplinary Research, Training, and Curriculum Development
   Elissa Schwartz, Richard Gomulkiewicz, Robert Dillon, Judith McDonald,
   Martin Morgan, Charlotte Omoto and Bala Krishnamoorthy, Washington State University

Interdisciplinary Training of Undergraduates in Biological and Mathematical Sciences with Emphasis Fisheries Stock Assessment
   Tor Kwembe and Hyung Cho, Jackson State University
Preparing Computational Biologists by Encouraging an Academic Minor
   Dmitry Gokhman, David Senseman, Kay Robbins, James Bower, and Nandini Kannan, University of Texas at San Antonio

Biocalculus: Text Development, Dialog, and Assessment
   Yang Kuang, Hal Smith, Carlos Castillo-Chavez, James Elser and John Anderies, Arizona State University
Interdisciplinary Training for Undergraduates in Biological and Matematical Sciences at ASU
   Timothy Comar, Lisa Townsley and Brenda Alberico, Benedictine University
Research and Education Program (REP) in Bio Math
   Semen Koksal, Richard Sinden, Jewgeni Dshalalow, David Carroll and Robert van Woesik, Florida Institute of Technology
Synthetic Biology Research for Undergraduates (SyBR-U)
   Laurie Heyer, Davidson College
  Jeffrey Poet, Missouri Western State University
  A. Malcolm Campbell, Davidson College
  Todd Eckdahl, Missouri Western State University

Developing a Mathematics Curriculum to Serve the Biosciences: The First Step
  Sheldon Gordon, John Winn, Matthew Bahamonde, Farmingdale State College
  Linda Sabatino and James Fulton, Suffolk County Community College

From ILAP to iLabAP-Linking Investigative Biology Laboratories to the Mathematics Curriculum
  Kirk Bartholoomew, Hema Gopalakrishnan, Rose Kinik and Jennifer Mattei, Sacred Heart University
Team Research Training Program in Biology and Mathematics
   Edwin Tecarro, Steve London, Youn-Sha Chan, Jeong-Mi Yoon and Aaron Krochmal, University of Houston-Downtown

Note:  "UBM" in the title is for Undergraduate Traineeships in Biology and Mathematics, one of the jointly funded NSF programs involving DUE, DMS, and a bio division.

College Algebra

Renewal of College Algebra
   Norma Agras, Miami Dade College and J. Michael Pearson, MAA
Refocusing College Algebra
   Laurette Foster, Prairie View A & M University, and Don Small, U.S. Military Academy
College Algebra in Context: A Learner-centered Approach Incorporating Data-driven Activities Related to Social Issues
   Michael Catalano, Dakota Wesleyan University

Mathematics Education

PRofessional Enhancement Program (PREP)    J. Michael Pearson, MAA
   William Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
   Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College
   Nathaniel Dean, Texas Stae University-San Marcos
   Jon Scott, Montgomery College

Adapting K-8 Mathematics Curricular Materials fore Pre-Service Teacher Education
  William Moss, Clemson University
Transforming Science and Mathematics Teacher Preparation
   James Curry, Richard McCray, Carl Wieman, Valerie Otero and William Wood
   University of Colorado at Boulder

Math Question to Engage Students (Math Quest)
   Mark Parker, Holly Zullo and Kelly Cline, Carroll College
The Next STEP: Integrating STEM Learning Communities
   Jason Miller, Maria Nagan and Jennifer Thompson, Truman State University
History Across the Mathematics Curriculum for Preservice Teachers
   Gabriela Sanchis, Elizabethtown College
CSUMS: Computational Science Training in the Mathematical Sciences
  Victor Roytburd, Mark Holmes, Isom Herron, Gregor Kovacic snf Peter Kramer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Integrating Field Trips into Calculus Courses
  Despina Prapavessi and Karen Edwards, Diablo Valley College
Quantitative Literacy Across the Curriculum in a Liberal Arts Setting
  Semra Kilic-Bahi, Lavonne Batalden and Ben Steele, Colby-Sawyer College
Interdisciplinary Teaching: Using the Study of Sprouts to Teach Mathematics and Science at a Liberal Arts College
  Cheri Boyd, Beverly Brown and William Lammela, Nazareth College of Rochester
A Radical Approach to Teaching Object-Oriented Programming
  Ann Moskol and Kate Sanders, Rhode Island College
A Model Teacher-Scholar Program in Secondary Mathematics
  Saad El-Zanati, Sharon McCrone and Cynthia Langrall, Illinois State University
Mathematics Research Experience for Pre-service and for In-service Teachers
  Wendy O'Hanlon and Saad El-Zanati, Illinois State University
Computer Interfaces for Enhancing Viaual Learning for Students and Visual Processing Disabilities
  Karen Luxton Gour gey, Annette Gourgey, Baruch College
  Steven Landau, Touch Graphics Company

Other Topics Including Web-based Learning

WeBWorK, a Web-based Interactive Homework System
   Michael Gage, Arnold Pizer and Vicki Roth, University of Rochester
A Comprehensive WeBWorK Problem Library
   John Jones, Arizona State University, Jeff Holt, University of Virginia
   Willim Ziemer, California State University, Long Beach

Enhancing the Teaching of Linear Algebra with Digital Image Processing
   Mohamed Allali, Chapman University
Collaborative Research: Lessons in Mathematics and Art
   Annalisa Crannell, Franklin and Marshall College
   Marc Frantz, Indiana University

Technically Speaking
  Lew Ludwig, Denison Uiversity
Quantitative Reasoning in the Contemporary World
  Bernard Madison, Uiversity of Arkansas
  Stuart Boersma, Central Washington Univesity
  Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins Uiversity
  Shannon Dingman, Uiversity of Arkansas

Long Beach Project in Geometry and Symmetry
  Scott Crass and Temma Leiman, California State University-Long Beach

BioGrapher: An Excel Front-End for Computation of Graph Theoretical Properties and Graphical Visualization of Networks
  Rama Viswanathan, Han Lai, Hlaing Lin, Khalid Qumsieh and John Jungck, Beloit College

A Phase II Expansion of the Development of a Multidisciplinary Course on Wavelets and Applications
  Patrick Van Fleet, University of St. Thomas
  Catherine Beneteau, University of South Florida
  Caroline Haddad, SUNY Geneseo
  David Ruch, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Appropriately Using WeBWork, WebAssign and Maple in Calculus I and II: Preliminary Report
  Bryan Dorner, Daniel Heath, Jessica Sklar and Jeffrey Stuart, Pacific Lutheran University

National Science Foundation Program Officer

Elizabeth J. Teles
Program Director
Division of Undergraduate Education - EHR

Lee L. Zia
Program Director
Division of Undergraduate Education - EHR

Terry S. Woodin
Program Director
Division of Undergraduate Education - EHR

Dan Maki
Program Director
Division of Undergraduate Education - EHR


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Programs and Deadlines


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Jon Scott
Mary Kay Abbey
Poster Session Organizers

Lou Talman, Chris Caldwell
and Bill Austin
New Orleans 2007


National Curve Bank
Baltimore 2003

New Orleans  2007

San Antonio  2006

Atlanta  2005

Phoenix  2004

Baltimore  2003

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Continuing Projects

Probability and Statistics

The Hybrids: Math in Science

Applied Math

College Algebra

Mathematics Education

Other Topics

Other Web-based Learning Projects

National Science Foundation Poster Session - 2008

Please contact Shirley Gray, NCB-PI,
if you have questions regarding this list of posters.