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  1. 1994-Davis, Paul - Asking Good Questions about Differential Equations

    07 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    Davis, Paul. 1994. Asking Good Questions about Differential Equations. The College Mathematics Journal. 25(5):  394-400See https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07468342.1994.11973643 .A general essay about the Rule of Three – numerical, algebraic, and graphical...

  2. 2017-Vas, Lia - Modeling With Differential Equations - notes

    05 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    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...

  3. 1998-Claus-McGahan, Elly - Modeling Projects in a Differential Equations Course

    05 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    Claus-McGahan, Elly. 1998. Modeling Projects in a Differential Equations Course.  PRIMUS: Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies. 8(2): 137-149.See https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10511979808965890 .Abstract: Much has been said about the...

  4. 1-115-S-ModelingWithFirstOrderODEs

    04 Sep 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Michael Grayling

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

  5. 2014-Yahdi,  Mohammed , Cara Sulyok, Karissa Smith, and  Alison Bugenis - Modeling and Sensitivity Analysis of the Role of Biodiversity to Control Pest Damage in Agroecosystems. 

    02 Sep 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    Yahdi,  Mohammed , Cara Sulyok, Karissa Smith, and  Alison Bugenis. 2014.  Modeling and Sensitivity Analysis of the Role of Biodiversity to Control Pest Damage in Agroecosystems.  Letters in Biomathematics. 1(1): ...

  6. 1-043-S-CoolingUpAndDown

    26 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    We consider modeling the attempt of an air conditioner to cool a room to a ``constant'' temperature.

  7. 1-064-S-TorricelliBox

    14 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    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.

  8. Jul 27 2017

    Enrichment, Experiences, and Examples with Modeling in Differential Equations Courses - Contributed Paper Session

    There is a Contributed Paper Session,  Enrichment, Experiences, and Examples with Modeling  in Differential Equations Courses, at MathFest 2017, Chicago IL, 26-29 July 2017. The session...

    https://simiode.org/events/details/25

  9. Jul 27 2017

    Examples and Experiences in Teaching a Modeling-Based Differential Equations Course - Workshop

    Description:  This workshop will give participants an opportunity to actively experience what it is like to learn and teach in a modeling-based differential equations environment. We will do...

    https://simiode.org/events/details/23

  10. 2017-Winkel, Brian - Learning from doing modeling in a differential equations course

    24 Jul 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    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...

  11. This says it all - student feedback

    25 May 2017 | Posted by Brian Winkel

    Just check this out from Math in the City at University of Nebraska home page. First line under Student Feedback: "I liked the fact that we didn't know what we were capable of doing...

    https://simiode.org/blog/2017/05/this-says-it-all---student-feedback

  12. Differential Equations in Biology and Agricultural Sciences - Resources and Reviews

    24 May 2017 | Posted by Brian Winkel

    We received an email today from Professor Chris Rawlings, Head of Computational and Analytical Sciences, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, about resources and...

    https://simiode.org/blog/2017/05/differential-equations-in-biologiy-and-agricultural-sciences---resources-and-reviews

  13. Grateful to MAA FOCUS

    18 May 2017 | Posted by Brian Winkel

    We are very grateful to Jacqueline Jensen-Vallin, Editor of MAA FOCUS, for publishing our article, Let's Do It:  Using Modeling in the Classroom, in the April/May 2017 issue of the...

    https://simiode.org/blog/2017/05/grateful-to-maa-focus

  14. 2017-Winkel, Brian - Let's Do It: Using Modeling in the Classroom

    14 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

     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...

  15. 1-042-S-Kool-Aid

    26 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Kristin Burney, Lydia Kennedy, Audrey Malagon

    Single-compartment mixing is an important foundational component of any study of ordinary differential equations. Typically, problems utilize salt as the solute. In this modeling scenario, use of colored drink powder as the solute enables students to observe a color change as the mixing...

  16. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) for you and your students

    13 Mar 2017 | Posted by Brian Winkel

    In this time of awareness blitz there are groups that can really make a difference in what they offer us as teachers in undergraduate mathematics. One of these is the Society for Industrial and...

    https://simiode.org/blog/2017/03/society-for-industrial-and-applied-mathematics-siam-for-you-and-your-students

  17. 2017-Farley, Rosemary and Patrice Tiffany - Bringing the Differential Course into the Twenty-First Century With a Computer Algebra System and a Modeling First Approach

    08 Mar 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Rosemary Carroll Farley, Patrice Geary Tiffany

    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...

  18. 2017-Sieben, John - Creating and Using Videos in Support of Modeling in Differential Equations Course Work

    08 Mar 2017 | | Contributor(s):: John Thomas Sieben

    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...

  19. 2017-Bliss, Karen and Jessica Libertini. Modeling Improvisation: Taking Classroom Materials and Making Them Your Own

    08 Mar 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Karen Bliss, Jessica Libertini

    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....

  20. 2014-Fogarty, Tiernan R - Successful modeling motivation for beam equations

    04 Mar 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Tiernan R Fogarty

    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...