SIMIODE EXPO 2021, 12 - 13 February 2021

SIMIODE EXPO 2021 12 - 13 February 2021

This international conference is for all faculty and students who are interested in using modeling to motivate, teach, and learn differential equations. SIMIODE EXPO 2021 is part of our Community of Practice in SIMIODE.

SIMIODE EXPO 2021 will be a virtual online conference and will include contributed paper sessions, minicourses, poster sessions, break out rooms, panel discussions, lounge areas, one-on-one conversations with instant ZOOM connection for “hallway” conversations, and more – all but the smell of hot coffee!!

The conference will run from 3:30 PM (Eastern US Time) through 9:00 PM on Friday, 12 February 2021, and from 10:00 AM through 7:00 PM on Saturday, 13 February 2021, with time for friendly conversations and meet-ups. All sessions will be recorded and available for Registered Attendees.

Please see the tentative schedule below and think about how you would like to interact with others.

     Registration Now Open:

Registration and Call for Contributions (Session, Title, and Abstract) are both in the Registration Form.

Registration Fee is $25 US for Students and $45 US for Non-Students.

Step 1: First,  if not already registered in SIMIODE please register for SIMIODE at www.simiode.org/register which is FREE and will give you access to all our resources as well as permit us to assign you to the conference group for communication.

 

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SIMIODE EXPO 2021 Conference Schedule

We will have 30 minute minicourses with 5 minute break in areas of interest to those teaching differential equations with modeling as well as Breakout Sessions consisting of two 20 minute sessions with 5 minute break between sessions and 15 minute break before next session

General Themes/Threads in Breakout Session Rooms

(R1) Room 1: New to modeling
(R2) Room 2: Actions, practice, and tips at and above the basics
(R3) Room 3: Technology
(R4) Room 4: Student focus and SCUDEM
(MR) Main Room: Mingle and Meet

Day 1: 12 February 2021

Opening Greeting All times are (Eastern US Time)

(MR) 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Introductions, SOCOCO Platform Orientation, Notions

Minicourses

4:00 PM - 5:20 PM Two 30 minute sessions with 5 minute break between sessions, 10 minute break before next session OR one 60 minute session with 10 minute break before next session.

(M-R1) Minicourse on First and Second Order DEs
(M-R2) Minicourse on Systems of DEs and Laplace Transforms
(M-R3) Minicourse on extended topics: Difference equations, Fourier Series, PDEs, Numerical Methods
(M-R4) Students Sharing Learning Experience with Modeling
(MR) Mingle and meet

Breakout Session 1

5:30 PM - 6:15 PM Two 20 minute sessions with 5 minute break between sessions

(B1-R1) How do I cover the 'normal' stuff?
(B1-R2) Student Projects - Sources, engagement, level, management
(B1-R3) Reaching out to Cognate Area sources, courses, and colleagues
(B1-R4) Mentoring/Coaching SCUDEM Teams
(MR) Mingle and meet

Keynote Speaker

6:45 PM - 7:15 PM Brian McDonald, Director of Sports Analytics at ESPN

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM After Dinner Relax - MathBowl and Breakout Social Groups

Engagement for specific groups (experienced faculty, new-to-modeling faculty, graduate students, high school teachers)

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Opportunities to visit in small groups and reunite with friends

Day 2: 13 February 2021

Opening Ceremony All times are (Eastern US Time)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Introductions, SOCOCO Platform Orientation, Notions

Breakout Session 2

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Two 20 minute sessions with 5 minute break between sessions

(B2-R1) Modeling before, during, and after mathematics
(B2-R2) Assessment and Evaluation of Learning Modeling
(B2-R3) Video Production Tools and Experiences
(B2-R4) Student Publication and Research Experiences
(MR) Mingle and meet

Breakout Session 3

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Two 20 minute sessions with 5 minute break between sessions

(B3-R1) Use and Modification of SIMIODE materials
(B3-R2) Diversity and Inclusion Issues - Both for faculty and students
(B3-R3) Break outs for software types - descriptions and uses
(B3-R4) Student Career Flow
(MR) Mingle and meet

Keynote Speaker

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM Matt Boelkins, Grand Valley State University, Editor PRIMUS

Student Poster Session

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Panel Discussions

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

(P-R1) Faculty Development Programs
(P-R2) Assessment and Evaluation of Student Success/Gains
(P-R3) Introduction of SIMIODE Online Text
(P-R4) SIMIODE and SCUDEM Benefits: Where to Start?
(MR) Mingle and meet

Breakout Session 4

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Two 20 minute sessions with 5 minute break between sessions

(B4-R1) "Working the room" and engaging in group active learning
(B4-R2) Accessibility Issues - What to know, look for, offer, and learn about
(B4-R3) Data sources - collecting, finding, real time, and incorporation
(B4-R4) Research opportunities
(MR) Mingle and meet

Breakout Session 5

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM Two 20 minute sessions with 5 minute break between sessions

(B5-R1) Grading and Evaluation - Experiences, Examples, and Issues
(B5-R2) Modeling in other courses - calculus,  college algebra, linear algebra
(B5-R3) Technology use - depth, use, type,  in discovery, in analysis
(B5-R4) Student and coaches Sharing of their SCUDEM Experiences
(MR) Mingle and meet

Closing Ceremony and Dinner

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Closing and Farewells - Future - Dinner with friends

Collaboration and Visiting Opportunities

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Opportunities to visit in small groups and reunite with colleagues