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...
Baby Steps for Introducing Modeling First
04 Mar 2017 | Contributor(s):: Dina Yagodich
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.Changing a teaching style is often a daunting task, especially for a course such as Differential Equations....
Remodel Your Differential Equations Course
02 Mar 2017 | Contributor(s):: Jonathan Paynter
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.Traditional differential equations courses emphasize solution techniques, and along the way introduce...
Teaching Math Modeling: Emphasizing the Transform Step with MicroProjects
06 Sep 2016 | Contributor(s):: Jonathan Paynter, George Hughbanks
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...
Modeling First Techniques Just In Time
04 Feb 2016 | Contributor(s):: Eric Sullivan, Elizabeth Carlson
A Presentation by Dr. Eric Sullivan (Teacher) and Elizabeth Sullivan (Student) from Carroll College, Helena MT USA describing how differential equations is taught in a modeling first manner.