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1998 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Baltimore, MD, January 710, 1998
Meeting #930
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS daverman@math.utk.edu
Donovan H Van Osdol, MAA dv@christa.unh.edu
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform

Wednesday January 7, 1998, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I
Organizers:
William Henry Barker, Bowdoin College barker@polar.bowdoin.edu
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin bona@fireant.ma.utexas.edu
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Harvey B. Keynes, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu

8:00 a.m.
Calculus with Precalculus: lessons learned in implementation.
Doris J. Schattschneider*, Moravian College
Kay B. Somers, Moravian College
Dennis C. Ebersole, Northampton Comm. College
(93098542)

8:30 a.m.
Revitalizing Entry Level Mathematics.
Benny D Evans*, Oklahoma State University
(930981038)

9:00 a.m.
Outcomes Assessment of Teaching Methods in Remedial Mathematics.
Judith Lee Baxter*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(93098110)

9:30 a.m.
A Shift in Pedagogical and Curricular Focus: Impacting Students' Understanding and Attitudes.
Tabitha T. Mingus*, Morehead State University
Richard M. Grassl, University of Northern Colorado
(93098413)

10:00 a.m.
Evaluation of NonResearch Activities.
L. Pamela Cook*, University of Delaware
(930981215)

10:30 a.m.
Evaluation of Faculty  The NonResearch Side.
Richard E. Phillips*, Michigan State University
(93098540)

Wednesday January 7, 1998, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II
Organizers:
William Henry Barker, Bowdoin College barker@polar.bowdoin.edu
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin bona@fireant.ma.utexas.edu
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago U37158@uicvm.uic.edu
Harvey B. Keynes, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu

2:15 p.m.
Collaborating Across Communities: An Example.
Deborah Ball*, University of Michigan
Hyman Bass, Columbia University
(930971170)

2:45 p.m.
Collaborating Across Communities: The Building on Strengths Colloquium.
E.~Paul Goldenberg*, EDC
Wayne Harvey, EDC
(93097998)

3:15 p.m.
Educational reform and minority institutions.
James C. Turner, Jr.*, Arizona State University
(93098836)

3:45 p.m.
Curriculum Reform at Southern University.
Stella R Ashford*, Southern University
(930981148)

4:15 p.m.
Trends in Calculus Reform at the WBHRAMP Institutions.
Joshua A Leslie, Howard University
Adeniran Adeboye*, Howard University
(930981177)

4:45 p.m.
Ten Years of Calculus Reform: Where we've been and where we're going based on a study conducted at the National Science Foundation.
Susan L. Ganter*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(930981028)

5:15 p.m.
What Now, Brown Cow?  Thoughts on the Future of Calculus Reform.
D. J. Lewis*, National Science Foundation
(93098753)

5:45 p.m.
Lower Level Courses: What Lies Ahead?
Deborah Hughes Hallett*, Harvard University
(93098982)

Thursday January 8, 1998, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III
Organizers:
William Henry Barker, Bowdoin College barker@polar.bowdoin.edu
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin bona@fireant.ma.utexas.edu
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago U37158@uicvm.uic.edu
Harvey B. Keynes, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu

8:00 a.m.
What Should We Expect from the Best and the Brightest? A Further Look at TIMSS Results.
Curtis C. McKnight*, University of Oklahoma
(930971203)

8:30 a.m.
Bridging the Math Wars  Finding Common Ground Upon Which to Build.
Steve Leinwand*, Connecticut Department of Education
(93097922)

9:00 a.m.
The Saxon Method of Teaching Mathematics.
Frank Y. H. Wang*, Saxon Publishers
(93097979)

9:30 a.m.
School Mathematics Through the Years.
Richard A Askey*, Univ. of WisconsinMadison
(93097789)

10:00 a.m.
Standardsbased reform and its critics.
Judith Roitman*, University of Kansas
(93096210)

10:30 a.m.
{\bf Panel on Diversity in Education Reform}

11:00 a.m.
Influencing Mathematics Education at the State Level: A Report from New Jersey.
Joseph G. Rosenstein*, Rutgers University
(93097389)

11:30 a.m.
Grades are out, Standards are in, and the Math looks tough: Implementing Standardsbased Education and University Admissions in Oregon.
Robert O Robson*, Oregon State University
Paul M Latiolais, Portland State University
(93098107)

Thursday January 8, 1998, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, IV
Organizers:
William Henry Barker, Bowdoin College barker@polar.bowdoin.edu
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin bona@fireant.ma.utexas.edu
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago U37158@uicvm.uic.edu
Harvey B. Keynes, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu

2:15 p.m.
The Roles of Research Mathematicians in Developing K12 Mathematics Curricula.
Ralph L. Cohen*, Stanford University
(93097393)

2:45 p.m.
The Mathematics of K8 Textbook Adoption in California.
Bill Jacob*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(93096972)

3:15 p.m.
Standardsbased Reform, the Accountability System, and Equity: A Case Study from Texas.
Uri Treisman*, University of Texas at Austin
(930961224)

3:45 p.m.
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