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2013 Fall Conference at Monterey, Dec 13-14

The 41st Annual Fall Conference was held in Monterey on Dec, 13-14 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Spa.

Saturday Keynote Speaker: Brian Conrey, American Institute of Mathematics
Primes and Zeros: A Million Dollar Mystery

Just over 150 years ago, Bernhard Riemann proposed a hypothesis that would explain a great regularity in the occurrence of prime numbers. But to this day we have been unable to prove Riemann's Hypothesis. In this talk we will give some of the colorful history and anecdotes that surround this most important unsolved problem in all of mathematics.

Other Events

Special Friday Workshop, 1:30 to 5:00 pm, Windjammer I and II
Presenter: Wade Ellis

This workshop is based on the notion that learning is a process that can be improved and will provide methods for improving the learning skills that are involved in learning mathematics, especially developmental mathematics.

Friday Workshop, 3:00 to 5:00 pm, Big Sure

After a long week of teaching, come by the Big Sur room on Friday and grab some much needed food and drink while enjoying a presentation on the XYZComplete Courses.

Ignite, By the Board, Friday 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Five minute presentations by a great variety of speakers on a great variety of subjects.

Schedule of the Saturday Concurrent Sessions

Presentations provided can be found below.

  Session 1
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Session 2
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Session 3
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Session 4
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spyglass I What Are We Doing? Part Two.
Michael Eugubian
Santa Rosa Junior College
Presentation
Blaise Pascal and His Mystic Hexagram
John Martin
Santa Rosa Junior College
Presentation
45 Boredom Busters
David Ellenbogen
The Community College of Vermont
Presentation
Removing the Dev. Math Roadblock
Dave Sobecki
Miami University Hamilton
Spyglass II Visualizing Problem Solving in Pre-Algebra
Karl Ting
Mission College
Presentation Presentation
Content in Context: Teaching Students with Real World Applications
Stefan Baratto
Clackamas Community College
Math-to-Math Resuscitation: Ideas to Bring Your Math Class Back to Life
Joe Vasta
Cuesta College
Presentation I II
Flip the Switch!
Teresa Sutcliffe
Lost Angeles Valley College
Big Sur II+III The Impack of Common Core and the Community Colleges
Diana Harrington
CA Teacher Advisory Council
What&rsquos Up With MOOCs?
Pat McKeague
Cuesta College
Presentation
Community College Math Faculty Engagement in SLO Accessment
Marie Bruley
Merced College
Presentation
Math Jam! Building Community and Improving Math Placement
Michael Hoffman
Cañada College
Presentation
Cypress II+III Classroom Mathematics Experiments for PreCalculus Level Courses
John Jacob
College of Marin
Using Mapping Diagrams to Understand Functions
Martin Flashman
Humboldt State University
Neither Div nor Curl nor Both Constitute the Derivative
Charles Barnett
Las Positas College
Presentation Handouts
No Session
Windjammer I+II Sticky Precalculus
Eric Schulz
Walla Walla Community College
Presentation
Improving Learning by Understanding the Psychology of Human Memory
Jeffrey Saikali
San Diego Miramar College
Presentation
Top 10 Technology Resources for the Mathematics Classroom
Riki Kucheck
Orange Coast College
Presentation
No Session
Windjammer III+IV Case Study: Instructor Created Instructional Materials
James Sullivan
Sierra College
Presentation
Simulation and Randomization: Techniques in Introductory Statistics
Michael Sullivan
Joliet Junior College
Presentation
What is R-Squared Again?
Monica Dabos
Orange Coast College
Presentation
What to Hyp. Tests Teach us About the Truth of Hypotheses?
Kevin Brewer
Solano Community College
Presentation

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