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1991 Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Francisco, CA, January 1619, 1991
Meeting #863
Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS amagid@ou.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
AMSMAA Special Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education

Wednesday January 16, 1991, 1:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, I

1:15 p.m.
Teaching and learning college mathematics: A review of research.
Joanne Rossi Becker*, San Jose State University
Barbara J. Pence, San Jose State University
(8639820)

1:45 p.m.
Student understanding of calculus through computer graphics.
Charlene E. Beckmann*, Grand Valley State University
(86398270)

2:15 p.m.
Building concept images  supercalculators and students' use of multiple representations.
Dianne Hart*, Oregon State University
(86398269)

2:45 p.m.
The effects of using computer algebra in teaching undergraduate calculus.
Phoebe T. Judson*, Trinity University
(8639815)

3:15 p.m.
Even good calculus students can't solve nonroutine problems.
John Selden, Tennessee Technological University
Annie Selden*, Tennessee Technological University
Alice Mason, Tennessee Technological University
(8639831)

3:45 p.m.
An instructional treatment for functions that seems to help.
Ed Dubinsky*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8639866)

4:15 p.m.
Multiple representations for functions.
Albert A. Cuoco*, Woburn High School, Massachusetts
(8639819)

4:45 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Thursday January 17, 1991, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, II

7:00 a.m.
On the construction of knowledge in mathematics: Formation of entities, abstraction, and generalization.
Guershon Harel*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(86398104)

7:30 a.m.
A framework for understanding the learning and use of mathematical notations.
James J. Kaput*, Southeastern Massachusetts University
(86398395)

8:00 a.m.
Symbiotic effects of collaboration, verbalization, and cognition in elementary statistics.
Martin V. Bonsangue*, Mount San Antonio Community College
(86398157)

8:30 a.m.
Exploratory study of the proofwriting performance of college students in elementary group theory.
Eric W. Hart*, Maharishi International University
(86398296)

9:00 a.m.
Learning abstract algebra via programming in ISETL.
Uri Leron*, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology, Israel
(8639880)

9:30 a.m.
A unified approach to developing intuition in mathematics.
Anne Dow*, Maharishi International University
(86398175)

Thursday January 17, 1991, 1:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, III

1:15 p.m.
Engagement in mathematics problemsolving.
Frances Rosamond*, National University
(86398540)

1:45 p.m.
Mathematical experience and mental models of graphically presented data.
Curtis C. McKnight*, University of Oklahoma
Mark A. Fisher, University of Oklahoma
(86398208)

2:15 p.m.
Understanding how students acquire concepts underlying set formation.
Nancy Baxter*, Dickinson College
(86398103)

2:45 p.m.
Student constructions of mathematical concepts and visualization using computers.
Keith E. Schwingendorf*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(86398315)

Friday January 18, 1991, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, IV

7:00 a.m.
Students' conceptions of infinity in the calculus.
Gontran Ervynck*, Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium
(86398231)

7:30 a.m.
A Krutetskiian perspective on and cognitive obstacles to the learning of calculus.
F. Alexander Norman*, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Mary Kim Prichard, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
(86398147)

8:00 a.m.
Calculus courses and their conceptual residue.
Shlomo Vinner*, Hebrew University, Isreael
(86398580)

8:30 a.m.
Research in calculus learning: Understanding of limits, derivatives, and integrals.
Joan FerriniMundy*, University of New Hampshire
Karen Graham, University of New Hampshire
(86398197)

9:00 a.m.
Informal Discussion

Saturday January 19, 1991, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, V

7:00 a.m.
Improving the achievement of minorities in mathematics: A formative evaluation of a community college program.
Susan L. Ganter*, Western Washington University
(86398501)

7:30 a.m.
Formal logic and key concepts as a foundation for calculus and discrete mathematics.
Robert B. Davis*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(86398384)

8:00 a.m.
Minimal expanded proofs.
Annie Selden, Tennessee Technical University
John Selden*, Tennessee Technical University
(8639830)

8:30 a.m.
Learning about linear functions.
Alan H. Schoenfeld*, University of California, Berkeley
(86398337)

9:00 a.m.
Informal Discussion
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