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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
AMSMAA Special Session on The Uses of History in the Teaching of Mathematics

Thursday January 8, 1998, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The Uses of History in the Teaching of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Florence Fasanelli, Mathematical Association of America ffasanel@maa.org
V. Frederick Rickey, Bowling Green State University
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia

8:00 a.m.
Introduction

8:05 a.m.
Great Mathematics in Great Britain.
Timothy A. Sipka*, Alma College
(930011022)

8:20 a.m.
Teaching Classical Mathematics from Original Sources in a Senior Seminar.
Robert E. Bradley*, Adelphi University
(93001795)

8:35 a.m.
Biographies of Women Mathematicians: History in a Mathematics Course .
Larry Riddle*, Agnes Scott College
(93001375)

8:50 a.m.
Newton's Arithmetica Universalis.
Rebecca A Berg*, Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland
(93001689)

9:05 a.m.
History of Mathematics as a ProblemSolving Course.
Susann M. Mathews*, Wright State Universtity
(93001838)

9:25 a.m.
Recurring Patterns in the Historical Development of Mathematical Knowledge: Implications for Pedagogy.
Mary L Garner*, Emory University
(93001828)

9:45 a.m.
A mathematics education course on teaching algebra from an historical perspective.
Christopher E. Barat*, Virginia State University
(93001817)

10:05 a.m.
The Sumario Compendioso: The New World's First Mathematics Book.
Shirley B. Gray, California State University, Los Angeles
C. Edward Sandifer*, Western Connecticut State University
(93001727)

10:25 a.m.
A Historicallyoriented course in Rational Thermodynamics.
Stacy G. Langton*, University of San Diego
(93001723)

10:45 a.m.
Presenting Kepler's Second Law in Calculus 2 using Astronomia Nova.
Michael Frank Siddoway*, Colorado College
(93001984)

11:05 a.m.
Two multimedia presentations incorporating historical background for pedagogical emphasis.
Patricia A. Clark*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Rebecca E. Hill, Rochester Institute of Technology
(93001419)

11:25 a.m.
Every Course a History Course.
Richard J Jardine*, U. S. Military Academy
(93001852)

11:45 a.m.
Justifying Mathematics in the American Curriculum: The Lessons of E. H. Moore's Pedagogical Program.
David Lindsay Roberts*, Laurel, MD
(93001466)

Thursday January 8, 1998, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The Uses of History in the Teaching of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Florence Fasanelli, Mathematical Association of America
V. Frederick Rickey, Bowling Green State University
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia

2:15 p.m.
Viewing History Up Close: A Trip to a Rare Book Room.
Mark P Sand*, Northwest Missouri State University
(93001801)

2:30 p.m.
Four old problems revisited.
Radoslav M. Dimitri\'c*, University of California at Berkeley
(93001478)

2:45 p.m.
Olivier and Abel on series convergence: An episode from early 19th century analysis.
Michael S Goar*, New Mexico State Univ.
(93001981)

3:00 p.m.
A historical approach to the teaching of introductory analysis.
Saul Stahl*, University of Kansas
(93001408)

3:20 p.m.
Historically Based Discovery Exercises.
Robert G Stein*, CSU San Bernardino
(93001830)

3:40 p.m.
Volumes of Solids of Revolution: A Historical Approach.
Elyn K Rykken*, Indiana University Northwest
Jody M Sorensen, Grand Valley State University
(93001786)

4:00 p.m.
Barrow's Geometrical Methods for Finding Tangents.
Andrew S. Leahy*, Knox College
Nahyan A. G. Fancy, Knox College
(93001663)
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