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Abstracts and Talk Materials
Kickoff Workshop for Project MOSAIC
June 30-July 02, 2010


Vittorio Addona - Macalester College
http://www.macalester.edu/~addona/

Statistical modeling for poets
July 01, 2010 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm


Olcay Akman - Illinois State University
http://my.ilstu.edu/~oakman/
Saber Elaydi - Trinity University
http://ramanujan.math.trinity.edu/selaydi/index.shtml
Jeff Knisley - East Tennessee State University
http://faculty.etsu.edu/knisleyj/
Eric Marland - Appalachian State University
Michael Pearson - Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
Andrew Zieffler - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
http://www.tc.umn.edu/~zief0002

Panel discussion: Institutional opportunities and obstacles (Saber Elaydi, moderator)
July 02, 2010 10:45 am - 12:00 pm


James Caristi - Valparaiso University
http://faculty.valpo.edu/jcaristi

Simulate THAT!
July 01, 2010 10:30 am - 11:15 am


Eric Cytrynbaum - University of British Columbia
http://www.math.ubc.ca/~cytryn/index.shtml

Science 1 course
July 01, 2010 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm


Robert delMas - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Model eliciting activities
July 01, 2010 11:15 am - 12:30 pm


Saber Elaydi - Trinity University
http://ramanujan.math.trinity.edu/selaydi/index.shtml

Discrete mathematical models in life sciences
June 30, 2010 11:15 am - 12:15 pm


Christophe Golé - Smith College

Calculus in context: History/Aftermath
June 30, 2010 9:45 am - 10:45 am


Nicholas Horton - Smith College
http://www.math.smith.edu/~nhorton/

A prototype M-CAST
July 01, 2010 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


 

Being Warren Buffet: a classroom and computer simulation of the stock market
June 30, 2010 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm


 

moderator
June 30, 2010 4:40 pm - 5:30 pm


 

Guiding student work in modeling using reproducible statistical analysis method
July 02, 2010 9:00 am - 10:30 am


 

moderator
July 01, 2010 10:30 am - 11:15 am


Daniel Kaplan - Macalester College

M-Cast: The cost of information: Lake volume and area
July 01, 2010 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


 

R and Matlab at Macalester
July 02, 2010 9:00 am - 10:30 am


 

Math 135/155 at Macalester College
July 01, 2010 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm


 

Introduction to MOSAIC
June 30, 2010 9:00 am - 9:45 am


 

Identifying modeling concepts
June 30, 2010 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm


 

Introduction to concept inventories
July 01, 2010 9:00 am - 9:45 am


Jeff Knisley - East Tennessee State University
http://faculty.etsu.edu/knisleyj/

The Integration of … modeling, statistics, computation and calculus at East Tennessee State University
June 30, 2010 11:15 am - 12:15 pm


 

Learning by investigation: A context for integrating statistics, mathematics, and computation
June 30, 2010 4:40 pm - 5:30 pm


Christopher Kuster - Carroll University

Algorithms for all!!!
July 01, 2010 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm


Eric Marland - Appalachian State University

Interdisciplinarity at Appalachian
Putting the pieces together

June 30, 2010 9:45 am - 10:45 am


 

moderator
July 01, 2010 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


 

Brainstorming ideas for M-CASTS
July 01, 2010 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm


Richard Neidinger - Davidson College
http://www.davidson.edu/math/neidinger/

Automatic differentiation using MATLAB OOP
June 30, 2010 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Randall Pruim - Calvin College
http://www.calvin.edu/~rpruim/

Workshop participants brief introduction
June 30, 2010 9:45 am - 10:45 am


 

Python at Calvin
July 02, 2010 9:00 am - 10:30 am


 


June 30, 2010 4:40 pm - 5:30 pm


 

moderator
June 30, 2010 11:15 am - 12:15 pm


 

Computer packages and languages to support MOSAIC instruction
June 30, 2010 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Nathan Tintle - Hope College

A new approach to introductory statistics
June 30, 2010 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Anthony Tongen - James Madison University
http://www.math.jmu.edu/~tongen/

Keeping it R.E.A.L.
July 01, 2010 10:30 am - 11:15 am


Andrew Zieffler - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
http://www.tc.umn.edu/~zief0002

Principles of assessment
July 01, 2010 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm


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