Talks

2013 Talks
  • Committee on Barriers and Opportunities in Completing 2- and 4-year STEM Degrees, NAS, Washington, DC, November 12

    • Characteristics of Successful Programs in College Calculus

  • University of Binghamton, Binghamton, NY, November 2

    • Characteristics of Successful Programs in College Calculus

  • Winona State University, Winona, MN, October 8–9

    • Episodes from the History of Trigonometry

    • The Death of Proof

  • WisMATYC, WCTC, Pewaukee, WI, Septmber 28

    • Characteristics of Successful Programs in College Calculus

    • Four Mathematicians Who Shaped our Understanding of Calculus

  • MathPath, Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN, July 16–27. Series of talks on the History of Calculus

    • Finding areas and volumes

    • Archimedes' derivation of the volume of a sphere

    • Al-Haytham's volume of the dome of a mosque

    • Area under graph of polynomial

    • Stirling numbers

    • Values of the sine function

    • Galileo

    • Napier and Newton

  • President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Washington, DC, July 18

    • Meeting the Challenges of Improved Post-Secondary Education in the Sciences

  • Foundation Workshop on Transforming Undergraduate Education in STEM, Washington, DC, June 17–19

    • Characteristics of Successful Programs in College Calculus (Poster)

  • McDougal Lecture, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, May 21

    • Four mathematicians who shaped our understanding of Calculus

  • North Central Section of the MAA, Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, MN, April 27

    • Characteristics of Successful Programs in College Calculus: Preliminary Findings

  • North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, MN

    • Four mathematicians who shaped our understanding of Calculus

  • NCTM, Denver, CO, April 19

    • ICME-12 Report on Second-Language Learners

  • Loyola University, Chicago, IL, April 4

    • Characteristics of Successful Programs in College Calculus: Preliminary Findings

  • Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, March 7

    • Characteristics of Successful Programs in College Calculus: Preliminary Findings

  • College Board, New York, NY, March 2

    • Selected Results from the MAA Calculus Study

  • Ohio State, Columbus, OH, January 17

    • Characteristics of Successful Programs in College Calculus: Preliminary Findings

  • Joint Math Meetings, San Diego, CA, January 8–12

    • Selected Results from the MAA Calculus Study (report to the College Board/MAA Committee on Mutual Concerns)

    • Reflections on Modeling Based on the MAA National Survey of Calculus (SIAM Minisymposium on Modeling Across the Curriculum)

    • The Transition from HS to College Math: MAA Calculus Study (MAA Session for Chairs)

    • Selected Results from the MAA Calculus Study (MAA Session on Transition from High School to College)