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  1. Logistics of Mathematical Modeling-Focused Projects

    17 Sep 2016

    Projects provide tangible connections to course content and can motivate students to learn at a deeper level. This article focuses on the implementation of projects in both lower and upper division math courses which develop and analyze mathematical models of a problem based upon known data and...

  2. Modeling in Differential Equations Doing, Learning, and Teaching

    14 Sep 2016

    On 15 September 2016 Brian Winkel, Director of SIMIODE, is giving a talk to the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, SIAM Student Chapter, New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn NY. The talk will engage students and faculty in modeling activities and give an overview of the...

  3. Teaching Math Modeling: Emphasizing the Transform Step with MicroProjects

    06 Sep 2016

    This paper describes and evaluates an effort to improve first-year college math students’ ability to quantitatively setup a mathematical model given an ill-defined problem. Six specific assignments were created for a treatment group of 70 students as part of a course of 250 students. Grade...

  4. SIMIODE - A Community for Teaching Modeling First Differential Equations

    09 Aug 2016

    This presentation was offered at the MAA MathFest, COlumbus OH, 4 August 2016,  Title and Abstract for General Contributed Paper Sessions  under Modeling and ApplicationsSIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations...

  5. Teaching Differential Equations Using a Modeling First Approach in SIMIODE

    27 Apr 2016

    A presentation, "Teaching Differential Equations Using a Modeling First Approach in SIMIODE," at the contributed Paper Session on Pedagogy,  at the MAA Metro  New York Section held at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, 4:55 - 5:10, 1 May 2016,...

  6. Integrating writing and projects into mathematics courses

    27 Apr 2016

    Presentation slides for  Project NExT Panel – Teaching with Projects and Technology at MAA Metro New York Section held at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, 3:15-4:15, 1 May 2016, E101.Abstract: We share a history and examples of a personal evolution for modeling...

  7. SIMIODE - Building a Learning Community to Teach Modeling-First Differential Equations - A CONVERSATION

    04 Feb 2016

    A presentation, SIMIODE - Building a Learning Community to Teach Modeling-First Differential Equations  - A CONVERSATION,  by Dr. Brian Winkel, Director SIMIODE, Cornwall NY USA at Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls OR USA on 21 January 2016.

  8. SIMIODE - Building a Learning Community to Teach Modeling-First Differential Equations

    03 Feb 2016

    Talk given by Brian Winkel, Director of SIMIODE, at Joint Mathematics Meetings 2016 at the Contributed Paper Session:  Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Ordinary Differential Equations, 9:00 AM Friday, 8 January 2016, Washington State Convention Center, Rm 617

  9. Biology-Driven Approaches to Teaching Differential Equations

    30 Sep 2015 | Presentations

    At the International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Education and Research 2015 (see https://about.illinoisstate.edu/biomath/beer/Pages/default.aspx), 9-11 October 2015, Illinois State University, State Farm Hall of Business 145, 9:15-9:40 AM , Brian Winkel  gives talk,...

  10. User Comments on SIMIODE 1-1-M&M - Death and Immigration Modeling Scenario

    21 Sep 2015 | Articles and Publications

    John  Thoo, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Yuba College, offers detailed narrative review on his use of this material

  11. 2010-JungckEtAl-Epidemic Modeling with Bean Bags

    30 Jun 2015 | Potential Scenario Ideas

    Jungck, John R., Holly Gaff, and Anton E. Weisstein. 2010.  Mathematical Manipulative Models: In Defense of “Beanbag Biology”. CBE—Life Sciences Education. 9: 201–211.This paper offers up samples of projects from the  Bio- QUEST Curriculum Consortium’s...

  12. Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis

    27 Jun 2015 | General Resources

    QUBES. 2014. Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis. https://qubeshub.org/resources/466 . Accessed 27 June 2015.This is a remarkable site committed to quantitative teaching of biology. NSF (and other significant organization) funded this HUBZero community which is attempting...

  13. 2011-Kreith-Mathematics of Global Change

    25 Jun 2015 | Potential Scenario Ideas

    Kreith, Kurt. 2011. The Mathematics of Global Change.  The Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College. Fall-Winter, Volume 2: 37-44. The authors discuss broad issues and then focus on specifics like exponential growth, logistic growth, and the logistic equation with delay. The...

  14. 2010-Winkel-Parameter estimates in models for chemical kinetics

    20 Jun 2015 | Potential Scenario Ideas

    Winkel, B. J.  2010.  Parameter estimates in differential equation models for chemical kinetics. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology.  42(1):  37- 51. Article Abstract:  We discuss the need for devoting time in differential equations...

  15. 1997-Shulman-Using Original Sources to Teach the Logistic Equation

    20 Jun 2015 | Potential Scenario Ideas

    Shulman, Bonnie. 1997.  Module 766 - Using Original Sources to Teach the Logistic Equation. COMAP: 163-190.  Downloaded FREE from https://www.academia.edu/4372451/Using_Original_Sources_to_Teach_the_Logistic_Equation This is the actual module. ABSTRACT:  This Module uses original...

  16. General Resources For Teaching Differential Equations

    19 Jun 2015 | General Resources

    This is a growing list of online and free resources for teaching differential equations with emphasis on modeling and technology. The categories in which resources are offered are:Texts (A complete listing can be found here.)VideosVideo sites coming from other fieldsSources Containing Modeling...

  17. Sylvanus Thayer Flipped Out Method Ahead of Its Time - JMM 2014

    30 May 2015 | Presentations

    Sylvanus Thayer is dead, but the Thayer Method of teaching – modified as with all things – lives on at West Point. We discuss how students come to class prepared from reading and attempted scaffolded activities before class and how that energizes the classroom activities and...

  18. Active Assessment and Group/ Individual Final Exams - JMM 2014

    30 May 2015 | Presentations

    We present and discuss an approach we have used in a mathematical modeling course in which in-class assessment through overlooking small group work, presentations, routine “board" work in which students offer up their ideas simultaneously for teacher and peer feedback.The culmination...

  19. Differential Equations Taught in an Original Way - 2015 Jan 10 - JMM

    30 May 2015 | Presentations

    Application and modeling are beyond manipulation and solving in a differential equations course. We use modeling scenarios to drive the learning and to the mathematical concepts and techniques in a collegial learning community called SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and...