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Enhancing Content for Comprehension
in Undergraduate Mathematics

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
May 18 - 19, 2011

All sessions will be held in Moody Hall

Wednesday, May 18
9:00   Coffee in Moody Hall
9:45 Welcome -- Bradd Clark, Dean of College of Sciences, University of Louisiana, Room 103
10:00 Introductions and Opening Discussion, Room 103
10:30 Breakout Session
Bonnie Oppenheimer, Mississippi University for Women
College Algebra, Room 121
Donna Fatheree, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Calculus: Average Value of a Function: What Does it Mean?, Room 122
11:30 Michael Starbird, University of Texas at Austin
The Other Lessons: What Students Keep for Life, Room 103
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Panel Discussion: Patricia Jones, Bernard Madison, Michael Starbird
Current Initiatives, Future Directions, Room 103
3:15 - 4:30 Breakout Session
Pat Jones, Rebecca Greig, Mary Lou Jumonville, Christy Sue Langley,
Melissa Myers, Sharolyn Underwood
, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Pre-Service Courses: What Do We Do with Our Elementary/Middle School
Education Majors?
, Room 121
Christina Turner , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Forming a MATH CIRCLE , Room 121
3:15 - 4:00 Kathleen Lopez, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
My Secret Function, Room 122
4:00 - 4:45 Diane Fisher , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Statistics: Will I Ever Use This Again?, Room 122
4:45 Wrap-up, Room 103
6:00 Conference Dinner, UL Alumni Center

Thursday, May 19
8:30 Coffee in Moody Hall
9:00 - 10:30 Breakout Session
Stuart Cornwell, Episcopal School of Acadiana
Predictors for the Standing Long Jump, Room 121
9:00 - 9:45 Melissa Myers, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Online Instruction: Where We Are and How We Got Here, Room 122
9:45 - 10:30 Jennifer Wreyford , John Wiley and Sons
WileyPlus 5.0: What's New?, Room 122
10:30 Bernard Madison
Mathematical Reasoning for Citizenship, Room 103
11:30 Wrap-Up and Discussion, Room 103