Professors Hilbert, Maceli, and Weinberg Present at National Conference
Steve Hilbert, John Maceli, and Aaron Weinberg, professors in the mathematics department, gave presentations at the Joint Mathematics Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
Professor Weinberg gave an invited talk as part of the MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics. His presentation was: "Frameworks For Understanding Undergraduate Students' Conceptions of the Equals Sign." The full description can be found at http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2125_abstracts/1067-z5-952.pdf.
Professor Hilbert's talk, " Comparing Calculus classes before the start of Calculus Reform and Calculus classes today," was part of the MAA Session on Influences of the Calculus Reform Movement on the Teaching of Mathematics. The abstract can be found at http://www.ams.org/amsmtgs/2125_abstracts/1067-j1-2078.pdf.
Professor Maceli's talk, "Chebyshev Polynomials and their Relationship to Trigonometry and the Fibonacci Numbers," was part of the MAA General Contributed Paper Session. The abstract can be found at http://www.ams.org/temp/mtgs-2125-1067-z1-2214.pdf.