2017-Paynter, Jonathan - 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...
2016-aynter, Jonathan and George Hughbanks - 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...
28 Feb 2016 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Jonathan Paynter, Patrick Mugg, Lamar Adams
26 Feb 2016 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Jonathan Paynter, George Hughbanks