JMM 2018
 

Special Interest Groups of the MAA (SIGMAAs)

SIGMAAs will be hosting a number of activities, sessions, and guest lectures. There are currently fourteen such focus groups in the MAA offering members opportunities to interact, not only at meetings, but throughout the year, via newsletters and email-based communications. For more information visit www.maa.org/community/sigmaas.

SIGMAA Officers Meeting

Thursday, 10:30 am–noon; chaired by Andrew Miller, Belmont University.

SIGMAA on Mathematics and the Arts (SIGMAA ARTS)

Arts and Mathematics: The Interface, Wednesday morning and afternoon (see MAA Contributed Paper Sessions).

SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government (BIG SIGMAA)

MAA-AMS-SIAM Joint Panel on Multiple Paths to Mathematics Careers in Business, Industry and Government (BIG), Thursday, 2:35–3:55 pm (see MAA Panels).

Mathematics Experiences and Projects in Business, Industry, and Government, Friday morning (see MAA Contributed Paper Sessions).

Guest Lecture, Friday, 5:30–6:20 pm, Stephen Hobbs, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, Using Navy carriers for disaster relief, and the remarkable Hilbert space.

Reception, Friday 6:30–7:00 pm.

Business Meeting, Friday 7:00–7:30 pm.

SIGMAA on Mathematical and Computational Biology (BIO SIGMAA)

Business Meeting and Reception, Thursday, 6:00– 7:00 pm.

Guest Lecture, Thursday, 7:00–7:50 pm, Trey Ideker, San Diego Center for Systems Biology, UC San Diego.
Using Deep Learning to Model the Hierarchical Structure and Function of a Cell

Trends in Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Education, Thursday morning (see MAA Contributed Papers Section).

Trends in Mathematical and Computational Biology, Wednesday morning (see MAA Invited Paper Sessions).

SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics (SIGMAA EM)

Modeling and Understanding Environmental Risks, Thursday morning (see MAA Contributed Paper Sessions).

SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics (HOM SIGMAA)

Reception and Business Meeting, Wednesday, 6:00–7:00 pm.

Guest Lecture, Wednesday, 7:00–7:50 pm, Joseph W. Dauben, Herbert H. Lehman College, The history of Chinese mathematics: 60th anniversary of the founding of the IHNS (CAS), Beijing.

MAA Minicourse: Teaching Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Source Projects, Part A: Thursday 1:00–3:00 pm and Part B: Saturday 1:00–3:00 pm (see MAA Minicourses).

SIGMAA on Inquiry Based Learning (SIGMAA IBL)

Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning, Friday morning and afternoon (see MAA Contributed Paper Sessions).

SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers (SIGMAA MCST)

Business Meeting, Thursday, 3:25–4:10 pm, Room 31B.

Math Circle Topics with Visual or Kinesthetic Components, Thursday afternoon (see MAA Contributed Paper Sessions).

Math Circle Demonstration, Saturday.

Math Wrangle, Saturday.

MAA Minicourse: How to Run Successful Math Circles for Students and Teachers, Part A: Wednesday 2:15–4:15 pm and Part B: Friday 1:00–3:00 pm (see MAA Minicourses).

SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics (POM SIGMAA)

Reception, Thursday, 5:30–6:00 pm.

Business Meeting, Thursday, 6:00–6:15 pm.

Guest Lecture, Thursday, 6:15–7:05 pm, Rafael Núñez, University of California San Diego, Philosophy of Mathematics in the 21st Century: Why does it need the Sciences of the Mind?

Philosophy of Mathematics as Actually Practiced, Friday morning (see MAA Contributed Paper Sessions).

SIGMAA on Quantitative Literacy (SIGMAA QL)

Quantitative Literacy Across the Curriculum, Saturday morning (see MAA Contributed Paper Sessions).

MAA Panel: Ethics, Morality and Politics in the Quantitative Literacy Classroom, Wednesday, 2:15–3:35 pm (see MAA Panels).

SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (SIGMAA on RUME)

Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Thursday morning and afternoon (see MAA Contributed Paper Sessions).

Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education: Highlights from the Annual SIGMAA on RUME Conference, Saturday morning (see MAA Invited Paper Sessions).

SIGMAA on Statistics Education (SIGMAA Stat Ed)

A Mathematician Teaches Statistics: The Road Less Traveled, Wednesday, 3:50–5:10 pm (see MAA Panels).

MAA Minicourse: Teaching Introductory Statistics Using the Guidelines from the American Statistical Association, Part A: Wednesday 9:00–11:00 am and Part B: Friday 9:00–11:00 am (see MAA Minicourses).

MAA Minicourse: Teaching Statistics using R and RStudio, Part A: Thursday 9:00–11:00 am and Part B: Saturday 9:00 –11:00 am (see MAA Minicourses).

Scholarship on Teaching and Learning in Statistics Education, Saturday afternoon (see MAA Contributed Paper Sessions).

Technology and Resources for Teaching Statistics, Friday afternoon (see MAA Contributed Paper Sessions).

Reception, Friday, 6:00–6:30 pm.

Business Meeting, Friday, 6:30–7:15 pm.

Guest Lecture, Friday, 7:20–8:10 pm, Robert Gould, University of California Los Angeles, We are all data scientists (or we should be).

SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the Web (WEB SIGMAA)

Reception, Friday, 5:30–6:00 pm.

Guest Lecture, Friday, 6:00–6:50 pm, Jim Fowler and Bart Snapp, Ohio State University, Using Ximera to build online interactive math activities.

The Advancement of Open Educational Resources, Friday morning (see MAA Contributed Papers Section).

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