15 Aug 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Therese Shelton
We model the amount of aspirin absorbed by the human body at a constant rate. This is a ``zero-order reaction'' in the language of pharmacokinetics -- the study of how drugs move in the body. This simple activity can be used to introduce differential equations and it can be used to...
SIMIODE / SCUDEM-Assessment/Evaluation Plans and Results
13 Jul 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Czocher, Barbara Edwards
Results of assessment and evaluation of SIMIODE workshops 2015 and projected workshop 2018 as well as SCUDEM I 2017 and SCUDEM II 2018 by BARBARA EDWARDS (Oregon State University, Corvallis) JENNIFER CZOCHER (Texas State University, San Marcos) are presented.
Engaging in Pedagogical Development, Applied Scholarship, and Professional Service with SIMIODE
11 Jul 2018 | | Contributor(s):: R. Corban Harwood
This talk will give personal examples of the many opportunities available to instructors in engaging with the SIMIODE community. These include being trained in and developing a modeling-first (inquiry-based) pedagogy to improve student learning, incorporating applied mathematics research into...
Corban Harwood - Managing Project Logistics in Teaching Differential Equations
19 Jan 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Richard Corban Harwood
Managing Project Logistics in Teaching Differential EquationsByCorban Harwood -, George Fox University.A talk given at the AMS Special Session on Modeling in Differential Equations - High School, Two-Year College, Four-Year Institution at Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego CA, 9-13 January 2018.
Jennifer Czocher - What outcomes might we anticipate from students engaging concurrently with modeling and differential equations content?
19 Jan 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Czocher
What outcomes might we anticipate from students engaging concurrently with modeling and differential equations content?ByJennifer Czocher, Texas State University - San Marcos.A talk given at the AMS Special Session on Modeling in Differential Equations - High School, Two-Year College, Four-Year...
28 Nov 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel
Dios, Araceli Queiruga. Ascensión Hernández Encinas, Jesús Martín Vaquero, Ángel Martín del Rey, Juan José Bullón Pérez, and Gerardo Rodríguez Sánchez. 2015. How Engineers deal with Mathematics solving...
Reflection - Slowly Introducing Modeling First into Differential Equations Classes
24 Sep 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Dina Yagodich
Does Professor Quality Matter?
20 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel
Does Professor Quality Matter? Evidence from Random Assignment of Students to Professors Author(s): Scott E. Carrell and James E. WestSource: Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 118, No. 3 (June 2010), pp. 409-432 Published by: The University of Chicago PressStable URL:...
Active Assessment and Group/ Individual Final Exams - JMM 2014
30 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel
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...
Using Applications to Motivate Differential Equations - AWM Research Symposium, 11 April 2015
30 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Jessica Libertini
•Motivation for this approach•Example applications•Assessment•Lessons learned - Fixing the “uh-ohs”•Discussion / Questions