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  1. Vas-Modeling With Differential Equations

    05 Sep 2017

    Vas, Lia. Notes: Modeling With Differential Equations. 8 pp.  http://liavas.net/courses/math422/files/Differential_eq.pdf  . Accessed 5 September 2017.This is a set of class notes for Lia Vas in which examples from population, falling objects, tank mixing, growth and threshold, are...

  2. 1998Claus-McGahan-Modeling Projects In DE Course

    05 Sep 2017

    Claus-McGahan, Elly. 1998. Modeling Projets in a Differential Equations Course.  PRIMUS: Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies. 8(2): 137-149Abstract: Much has been said about the benefits of using projects in teaching the calculus sequence. Here we dis cuss...

  3. 1-115-S-ModelingWithFirstOrderODEs

    04 Sep 2017 | Modeling Scenarios

    Several models using first order differential equations are offered with some questions on formulating a differential equations model

  4. 1-064-S-TorricelliBox

    14 Aug 2017 | Modeling Scenarios

    The time it takes a column of water to empty and the time it takes the same volume of column of water with a box (various sizes) submerged in the column of water are compared through modeling with Torricelli's Law.

  5. Learning from doing modeling in a differential equations course

    24 Jul 2017 | Presentations

    This is a talk given in the Contributed Paper Session, Enrichment, Experiences, and Examples with Modeling in Differential Equations  Courses, offered at the MAA MathFest Meeting in Chicago IL, 27-29 July 2017.Abstract: When a teacher attempts to enrich a differential equations...

  6. Examples and Experiences in Teaching a Modeling-Based Differential Equations Course MathFest 2017

    23 Jul 2017 | Presentations

    This is the set of materials offered at a Workshop given at the MAA MathFest 2017, Chicago IL,  28 July 2017, Friday, 1:00 – 2:20 p.m., Mobley Room, Chicago Hilton.The session was organized and presented by Rosemary Farley, Manhattan College; Therese Shelton, Southwestern...

  7. Let's Do It: Using Modeling in the Classroom

    14 May 2017 | Articles and Publications

     Winkel, B. J. 2017. Let's Do It: Using Modeling in the Classroom. MAA FOCUS.  37(2): 26-27.In this article the author, Brian Winkel, Director of SIMIODE, attempts to make the case for modeling in the differential equations classroom by giving both rationale and examples.The entire...

  8. Bringing the Differential Course into the Twenty-First Century With a Computer Algebra System and a Modeling First Approach

    08 Mar 2017 | Presentations

    This talk was presented at the AMS Special Session  on the Modeling First Approach to Teaching Differential Equations at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, 7 January 2017, Atlanta GA USA.This presentation will explain how we used a computer algebra system together with a modeling first approach...

  9. Creating and Using Videos in Support of Modeling in Differential Equations Course Work

    08 Mar 2017 | Presentations

    This talk was presented at the AMS Special Session  on the Modeling First Approach to Teaching Differential Equations at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, 7 January 2017, Atlanta GA USA.This presentation discusses and gives rich examples of resources and software for video production to use in...

  10. Modeling Improvisation: Taking Classroom Materials and Making Them Your Own

    08 Mar 2017 | Presentations

    This talk was presented at the AMS Special Session  on the Modeling First Approach to Teaching Differential Equations at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, 7 January 2017, Atlanta GA USA.This presentation presents some great resources while pointing out the possible trouble with resources. The...

  11. Successful modeling motivation for beam equations

    04 Mar 2017 | Presentations

    This talk was presented at the AMS Special Session  on the Modeling First Approach to Teaching Differential Equations at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, 7 January 2017, Atlanta GA USA.This presentation illustrates a successful empirical modeling activity for several beam configurations with...

  12. SIMIODE--a supportive community for teaching and learning differential equations using the "modeling first" approach: from the classroom to preparing students for research.

    04 Mar 2017 | Presentations

    This talk was presented at the AMS Special Session  on the Modeling First Approach to Teaching Differential Equations at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, 7 January 2017, Atlanta GA USA.The talk gives overview of SIMIODE and richly illustrates how students were engaged in meaningful modeling...

  13. Stay Tuned - Modeling in Differential Equations Courses

    29 Dec 2016 | Presentations

    Joint Mathematics Meetings 2017 Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Ordinary Differential Equations, I  10:20 AM Friday, 6 January 2017Marriott Marquis, A702 Atrium Level Stay Tuned  Modeling in Differential Equations Courses Brian Winkel, PROF Emeritus,  United...

  14. 1-090-S-EmptySphericalTank

    12 Nov 2016 | Modeling Scenarios

  15. Reasons for SIMIODE - White Paper

    05 Nov 2016 | General Resources

    We offer reasons and background for the work offered in SIMIODE. We support the notion that students learn mathematics best when it is in context and there is interest and curiosity present. We present details on a community of teachers and learners in SIMIODE who are interested in teaching and...

  16. SIMIODE – A Community for Teaching Modeling-First Differential Equations

    25 Sep 2016 | Presentations

    This is the first SIAM Conference on Applied Mathematics Education held in Philadelphia PA USA, 28 September - 2 October 2016. We offer a presentation entitled, "SIMIODE - A Community for Teaching Modeling First Differential Equations."Abstract: SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for...

  17. Reflection - Slowly Introducing Modeling First into Differential Equations Classes

    24 Sep 2016 | Sample Syllabi and Course Reflections

  18. Differential Equations at Westminster College Personal Account

    21 Sep 2016 | Sample Syllabi and Course Reflections

    This paper describes the author's experiences teaching differential equations with a strong modeling component at a small liberal arts college. The course structure and incorporation of modeling are discussed, as well as challenges and rewards associated with this approach.

  19. Compartment Models

    19 Sep 2016 | Articles and Publications

    Blomhøj, M, T.H. Kjeldsen, and J. Ottesen. 2014. Compartment Models.From the Introduction of this 47 page chapter the authors say,"Background: It is important to master the ability to develop models. Modeling of dynamical systems plays a very important role in applied science, and...

  20. Informed Conjecturing in a Modeling Context Differential Equations

    18 Sep 2016 | Articles and Publications

    This is the preprint version of the published article: Winkel, B. J. 2015. Informed Conjecturing of Solutions for Differential Equations in a Modeling Context. PRIMUS. 25(2): 158-169.Abstract:  We examine two differential equations, (1) first order exponential growth or decay and (2) second...