AMATYC2002S34

AMATYC2002S34 - A Vision for Technical Mathematics A...

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A Vision for Technical Mathematics – A project of AMATYC with support from the NSF John C. Peterson Mary Ann Hovis Co-PIs
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Technology Programs in Two-Year Colleges Traditional Electronics Civil/Surveying Manufacturing Chemical Computer Emerging Telecommunications Biotechnology Computerized Manuf. Semiconductors Information Technology
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Question Is the math that was traditionally taught to the technical programs in two-year colleges appropriate for the emerging technologies?
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Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Calculus Reform and the First Two Years (CRAFTY) Holding discipline-specific workshops to ask others what they require of students in the way of mathematics.
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A A merican M M athematical Association of T T wo- Y Y ear C C olleges (AMATYC) Executive Board Susan S. Wood, President Technical Mathematics /AAS Programs Committee Mary Ann Hovis, Chair Robert Kimball, Past-Chair John Peterson, Vice President
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National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) Advanced Technological Education (ATE)
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Proposed Timeline May, 2000 Funding Secured from NSF Summer, 2000 Select Participants for the two disciplinary workshops (CRAFTY) October, 2000 Hold CRAFTY workshops in LA and Richmond Spring, 2001 Write reports from the October meetings and select participants for a National Conference
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Proposed Timeline Sept 14-17, 2001 National Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada C a n c e l d May 12-15, 2002 National Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Acronyms MAA— Mathematical Association of America CUPM— Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics
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Acronyms CRAFTY—originally Calculus Reform And the First Two Years CRAFTY—as of January 2002 Curriculum Renewal Across the First Two Years
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CRAFTY CRAFTY The CRAFTY reports attempt to describe, to mathematics faculty, what skills should be developed by the undergraduate mathematics curriculum.
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