The National Chautauqua Short Course Program

2000 SCHEDULE OF COURSES


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Teaching Creative Thinking to Enhance Critical Thinking
SIDNEY J. PARNES, Buffalo State University
June 1-3, 2000 in
Memphis, TN
Cognition and Teaching: Part 2
RUTH S. DAY, Duke University
May 10-12, 2000 in
Durham, NC
Constructive Processes in Learning And Teaching
DIANE L. SCHALLERT, The University of Texas at Austin
June 1-3, 2000 in
Austin, TX
Process Workshops - A New Model for the Science Classroom
DAVID HANSON and TROY WOLFSKILL, SUNY
June 1-3, 2000 in
Stony Brook, L.I., NY
Ethics in the Science Classroom
THEODORE GOLDFARB, State University of New York at Stony Brook
June 15-17, 2000 in
Stony Brook, L.I., NY
The Nature of Nature: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Teaching College Science
BRIAN HAGENBUCH and GERARD L'HEUREUX, Holyoke Community College
June 8-10, 2000 in
Philadelphia, PA
Teaching Dendrochronology (Tree-Ring Analysis) in College-Level Courses
THOMAS W. SWETNAM and PAUL R. SHEPPARD, University of Arizona
May 18-20, 2000 in
Tucson, AZ
Leading Socratic Discussions in the Undergraduate Classroom
WALTER PARKER, University of Washington
July 20-22, 2000 in
Seattle, WA
Technology and Society: The Global Network Era
LEONARD WAKS, Temple University
May 19-21, 2000 in
Troy, NY
Aerospace for Everyone: Teaching Aerospace Engineering in a General Education Class
SCOTT EBERHARDT, University of Washington
June 19-22, 2000 in
Seattle, WA
Enhancing Student Success through a Model "Introduction to Engineering Technology" Course
STEPHEN R. CHESHIER, South. Poly.State Univ.; RAYMOND B. LANDIS, Cal. State Univ., Los Angeles; BARBARA N. ANDERSON, South. Poly. State Univ.
April 26-28, 2000 in
Dayton, OH
Enhancing Student Success Through a Model "Introduction to Engineering" Course
RAYMOND B. LANDIS, Cal.State Univ., Los Angeles, EDWARD PRATHER, University of Cincinnati
March 23-25, 2000 in
Los Angeles, CA
Trends in Engineering Education with a Focus on the Lower Division
THOMAS M. REGAN and JAMES W. DALLY, University of Maryland
May 21-23, 2000 in
Memphis, TN
Increasing the Retention of Under-Represented Groups—And the Learning of All Groups—In Science, Math., Engineer. & Tech. Courses
CRAIG E. NELSON, Indiana University
March 30 – April, 2000 in
Orlando, FL
Retaining Minority Students in the Engineer., Math. and Natural Science Educational Pipeline: Pre-College Through Graduate Degrees
MELVIN R. WEBB, Clark Atlanta University
May 7-9, 2000 in
Atlanta, GA
Women and Minorities in the Sciences: A History of the Past and Strategies for the Future
NINA ROSCHER, American Univ. and CATHERINE DIDION, Assoc. for Women in Science
May 18-20, 2000 in
Washington, DC
Mathematics for Business: New Materials and New Tools
RICHARD B. THOMPSON and Deborah Hughes Hallett, Univ. of Arizona
May 5-7, 2000 in
Tucson, AZ
Making Calculus Meaningful to Students in Life Sciences, Business and Economics
PATTI FRAZER LOCK, St. Lawrence University
June 12-14, 2000 in
Memphis, TN
Calculus and Precalculus: An Integrative Approach 
ROBIN GOTTLIEB, Harvard University and ERIC BRUSSELL, Emory Univ.
June 12-14, 2000 in
Cambridge, MA
The Impact of Computer Algebra Systems and the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics: A Working Seminar
WILLIAM G. MCCALLUM and DEBORAH HUGHES HALLETT, Univ. of Arizona
April 28-30, 2000 in
Tucson, AZ
Geometry and Visualization
PATRICK J. CALLAHAN, The University of Texas at Austin
June 5-7, 2000 in
Austin, TX
Statistics: An Indispensable Tool for Decision-Making in a World of Data
RICHARD L. SCHEAFFER, University of Florida, Gainesville
May 25-27, 2000 in
Memphis, TN
Computer-Intensive Simulation: Bootstrapping and Approximate Randomization in the Elementary Statistics Course
PAUL ALPER and ROBERT L. RAYMOND, University of St. Thomas
June 12-14, 2000 in
St. Paul, MN
The Mathematics of Cryptology
ROBERT EDWARD LEWAND, Goucher College
July 9-11, 2000 in
Baltimore, MD
Computational Complexity Theory
HERB CLEMENS, University of Utah and DANIEL L. GOROFF, Harvard University
July 16-23, 2000 in
Princeton, NJ
The Coming of Age of Mathematics in America
DAVID E. ZITARELLI, Temple University
June 12-14, 2000 in
Philadelphia, PA
Superconductivity: Quantum Mechanics in Action
LAZLO MIHALY, State University of New York at Stony Brook
April 27-29, 2000 in
Stony Brook, L.I., NY
Widely Applied Physics
JOHN M. DOYLE, Harvard University
July 14-15, 2000 in
Cambridge, MA
Teach Physics by Replicating the Process of Science
ALAN VAN HEUVELEN, Ohio State Univ. and EUGENIA ETKINA, Rutgers Univ.
May 11-13, 2000 in
Pittsburgh, PA
The Studio Approach to Student-Centered Science, Mathematics and Engineering Instruction
KAREN CUMMINGS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
June 23-24, 2000 in
Troy, NY
Promoting Active Learning in Intro. Physics Course: I and II
PRISCILLA W. LAWS, Dickinson College, DAVID R. SOKOLOFF, University of Oregon and RONALD K. THORNTON, Tufts University
March 16-18, 2000 in
Mayaguez, PR
June 5-7, 2000 in
Carlisle, PA
Physics Demonstrations Using Simple Apparatus
D. RAE CARPENTER, JR. and RICHARD B. MINNIX, Virginia Military Institute
July 10-12, 2000 in
Lexington, VA
Implementing Physics Education Research For Teaching a Conceptual Physics Course
RICHARD OLENICK, University of Dallas, PAUL HEWITT, San Francisco City College and TED VIOLETT, Western State College
June 15-17, 2000 in
Gunnison, CO
Teaching Introductory Astronomy
GARETH WYNN-WILLIAMS, University of Hawaii
May 25-27, 2000 in
Green Bank, WV
A Radio View of the Universe and the New Green Bank Telescope
FELIX J. LOCKMAN and STAFF, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
May 22-24, 2000 in
Green Bank, WV
Interferometry in Radio Astronomy, the VLA and the VLBA
MILLER GOSS and STAFF, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
August 2-4, 2000 in and near
Socorro, NM
Radio Astronomy in the Undergraduate Classroom
PREETHI PRATAP and MIT Haystack Observatory Staff
May 24-26, 2000 in
Cambridge, MA
The Cosmological Constant
JOANNE COHN, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
May 24-26, 2000 in
Cambridge, MA
The Sharper Image: Adaptive Optics in Vision Science and Astronomy
MICHAEL BROWN, Calif. Institute of Technology; ANDREA GHEZ, UCLA, EDWARD KIBBLEWHITE, RICHARD KRON, and RANDALL LANDSBERG, Univ. of Chicago; and AUSTIN ROORDA, Univ. of Houston
June 20-23, 2000 in
Williams Bay, WI
Exploring The Universe With Microwaves
MICHAEL KLINE, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
June 14-16, 2000 in
Pasadena, CA
The Skies of Mauna Kea and the Surface of Mars
ADRIAN HERZOG, California State University, Northridge, DAVID SEIDEL and GILBERT YANOW, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
July 11-14, 2000 on
The Big Island of Hawaii
The NASA /JPL Exploration Of The Solar System
GILBERT YANOW, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
August 9-11, 2000 in
Pasadena, CA
Exploring Environmental Niches on Jupiter's Moon Europa: Potential Sites for Extraterrestrial Life?
RICHARD GREENBERG, B. RANDY TUFTS, GREGORY V. HOPPA, Univ. of Arizona
June 17-19, 2000 in
Tucson, AZ
Tectonics And Seismicity Of Santa Catalina Island and Coastal Southern California, Sea And Land Field Studies
DAN FRANCIS, California State University
June 13-15, 2000 at
Santa Catalina Island, CA
The Geology Of Hawaii And The Surface Of Mars
CHUCK BLAY, TEOK Invest. and DAVID SEIDEL, Jet Propulsion Lab.
July 8-11, 2000 on the
Big Island of Hawaii
Hawaiian Volcanoes from Mauna Kea to Loihi
ALEXANDER MALAHOFF, University of Hawaii
July 10-14, 2000 in
Honolulu & on the Big Island, HI
Glaciers in Alaska
KRISTINE J. CROSSEN, University of Alaska, Anchorage
June 21-23, 2000 in and near
Anchorage, AK
Communicating Chemistry: Reaching Students and the Public-at-Large 
BASSAM Z. SHAKHASHIRI and ROD SCHREINER, Univ. off Wisconsin-Madison
June 8-10, 2000 in
Madison, WI
CERAMICS: Superconductors to Supercomputers
FATIH DOGAN, University of Washington
August 21-23, 2000 in
Seattle, WA
Chemistry For Non Science Majors: The American Chemical Society's new Curriculum: Chemistry in Context
CONRAD STANITSKI, University of Central Arkansas
June 4-6, 2000 in
Berkeley, CA
Peer-Led Team Learning: The Workshop Model
PRATIBHA VARMA-NELSON, St. Xavier Univ., DAVID GOSSER, CCNY, JACK KAMPMEIER, Univ. of Rochester, VICTOR STROZAK, NY City Technical College, MARK CRACOLICE, Univ. of Montana, & RONALD NARODE, Portland St. Univ.
May 18-20, 2000 in
Pasadena, CA
June 15-17, 2000
In Philadelphia, PA
Promoting Active Learning in Real-World Contexts in General Chemistry
BROCK SPENCER, Beloit College, & EILEEN L. LEWIS, Univ. of Cal., Berkeley
April 28-30, 2000 in Troy, NY
May 4-6, 2000 in Austin, TX
Studio General Chemistry: Merging Laboratory, Team Problem Solving, and Discussion
TOM APPLE, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
May 19-20, 2000 in
Troy, NY
Synthetic Organic Chemistry - Modern Methods and Strategy
PAUL HELQUIST, Notre Dame University
June 15-17, 2000 in
Memphis, TN
Promoting Active Learning in Introductory Biology Courses
JOHN M. DEARN, University of Canberra, Australia
June 22-24, 2000 in
Austin, TX
Creating an Active Learning Environment in the Life Science Classroom
HAROLD MEDELL, MARY PAT WENDEROTH, University of Washington and JOEL MICHAEL, Rush Medical College
August 10-12, 2000 in
Seattle, WA
Computational and Quantitative Education for the Life Sciences: Preparing Fearless Biologists
LOUIS J. GROSS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
June 22-24, 2000 in
Memphis, TN
Physiology for Physiology and Biology Teachers
HAROLD MEDELL, MARY PAT WENDEROTH, University of Washington and JOEL MICHAEL, Rush Medical College
August 14-16, 2000 in
Seattle, WA
Microscopic Image Capture and Analysis: An Inexpensive, High Resolution Approach
FRANCISCO FUENTES and RAFAEL MULLER, University of Puerto Rico
April 13-15, 2000 in
Humacao, PR
Understanding the Science Behind Nutrition
TAMMY M. BRAY, The Ohio State University
June 19-21, 2000 in
Philadelphia, PA
Food, Free Radicals, Aging, and Psychological Factors in Cancer Risk 
JULES ELIAS, Oregon Health Sciences University
September 14-16, 2000 in
Pasadena, CA
How and Why We Age
LEONARD HAYFLICK, University of California, San Francisco
June 1-3, 2000 in
Philadelphia, PA
Neurobiology for the Millennium: The Neocortical Basis of Mind
PAUL ADAMS, State University of New York
May 18-20, 2000 in
Stony Brook, L.I., NY
Development and Plasticity of the Brain
LESLIE P. TOLBERT and PAUL A. ST. JOHN, University of Arizona
April 14-16, 2000 in
Tucson, AZ
Psychoactive Drugs and Molecular Biology of the Neuron
DAVID DRESSLER, Oxford University
July 13-15, 2000 in
Cambridge, MA
Biotechnology for Interdisciplinary Science
JACK G. CHIRIKJIAN, Georgetown University, EDWARD KISAILUS, Canisius College and KAREN M. GRAF, EDVOTEK, Inc.
June 1-3, 2000 in
Washington, DC
Biotechnology for the Undergraduate Biology Classrooms
JACK G. CHIRIKJIAN, Georgetown Univ. and KAREN M. GRAF, EDVOTEK, Inc.
June 5-7, 2000 in
Washington, DC
Biotechnology and Modern Drug Discovery and Development 
LYNN KLOTZ, Federation of American Scientists Working Group on Biological Weapons Verification
June 12-14, 2000 in
Cambridge, MA
Teaching Histories of Medicine and Healing in China
LINDA BARNES, Boston University, TJ HINRICHES, Connecticut College, BRIDIE ANDREWS, Harvard University
March 17-19, 2000 and
April 28-30, 2000 in
Cambridge, MA
Biomimetics: Materials Fabrication Through Biology
MEHMET SARIKAYA, University of Washington
August 28-September 1, 2000 in
Seattle, WA
Conservation Biology Considered
DAN PERLMAN, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
June 14-16, 2000 in
Cambridge, MA
The Loss of the World's Marine Biodiversity
JERRY R. SCHUBEL, New England Aquarium
May 11-13, 2000 in
Boston, MA
Conservation, Development and Management of Marine Resources
VINCENT F. GALLUCCI and MARC L. MILLER University of Washington
June 26-28, 2000 in
Seattle, WA
Using Science to Solve Crimes
PAULETTE SUTTON, STEVEN A. SYMES, and CYNTHIA GARDNER, University of Tennessee
June 4-6, 2000 in
Memphis, TN
Advanced Forensic Science
PAULETTE SUTTON, STEVEN A. SYMES and CYNTHIA GARDNER, University of Tennessee
June 8-10, 2000 in
Memphis, TN
Molecular Epidemiology-Molecular Methods for Subtyping Bacterial Pathogens 
SUZANNE S. BARTH, Texas Dept. of Health and University of Texas at Austin
May 7-9, 2000 in
Atlanta, GA
The Dinosaur Family Tree
J. MICHAEL PARRISH, Northern Illinois University
March 29-31, 2000 at
L.A. County Museum, CA
The Paleobiology of the Dinosaurs
J. MICHAEL PARRISH, Northern Illinois University
June 3-8, 2000 in
Grand Junction, CO
The Ediacaran Biota
MARK MCMENAMIN, Mount Holyoke College
August 21-23, 2000 in
Pittsburgh, PA
Creation, Evolution or Both? A Multiple Model Approach
CRAIG E. NELSON, Indiana University
May 17-19, 2000 in
Dayton, OH
Exploring Field Techniques and Current Topics in Estuarine and Ocean Sciences
JAN NEWTON, Washington State Dept of Ecology/University of Washington
June 6-10, 2000 in
Friday Harbor, WA
Ecology And Conservation Of Marine Birds And Mammals
W. BRECK TYLER, University of California, Santa Cruz
June 6-10, 2000 in
Friday Harbor, WA
The Ecology And Natural History of Florida's Tampa Bay Region
JIM WYSONG, Hillsborough Community College
April 14-16, 2000 in
Tampa, FL
Hawaiian Marine Ecosystems
P. KELLY WILLIAMS, Univ. of Dayton & KIMBERLY SANDER, Guam Comm. Coll.
July 5-8, 2000 in
Honolulu, HI
From Grasslands to Glacial Cirques: Ecosystems and Environmental Issues of the Colorado Front Range
MICHAEL MONAHAN, Univ. of Denver and P. KELLY WILLIAMS, Univ.of Dayton
July 22-27, 2000 near
Denver, CO
Ecology of South-Central Alaska
BJARTMAR SVEINBJÖRNSSON and DONALD SPALINGER, University of Alaska, Anchorage
June 17-19, 2000 in and near
Anchorage, AK
Wildlife Of Midway Atoll
HEIDI AUMAN, Midway National Wildlife Refuge
July 5-8, 2000 on
Midway Island
Ecology of Mammals of the Eastern U.S. Deciduous Forest
JOSEPH F. MERRITT, Powdermill Biol. Station, Carnegie Museum of Nat. History
August 5-10, 2000 in
Rector, PA
Experiencing Environmental Education in a Mexican Cloud Forest
REYNALDO RAMIREZ, JR., The University of Texas at Brownsville
June 25-28, 2000 in
Mexico
Tropical Economic Botany
DUANE A. KOLTERMAN, University of Puerto Rico
March 7-10, 2000 in
Mayaguez, PR
Tropical Forests in Costa Rica
BARBARA BENTLEY, University of Utah
April 3-9, 2000 in
Costa Rica
Therapeutic Plants: Biological, Chemical, Cultural and Legal Aspects
ROGER W. SANDERS, Botanical Research Institute of Texas
July 30-August 3, 200 in
Taos, NM
The Creative Process in Science And The Arts
RALPH DAVIS, Albion College
June 15-17, 2000 in
Austin, TX
Creativity and Innovation
G. GRAHAM ALLAN and ZINOVY ROYZEN, University of Washington
July 17-19, 2000 in
Seattle, WA
The Limits of Science
HANS CHRISTIAN VON BAEYER, College of William and Mary and RALPH DAVIS, Albion College
May 4-6, 2000 in
New York City, NY
Science in the New Millennium: Summit of Truth or Slippery Slope? (Welcome to the Culture Wars!)
CATHLEEN C. LOVING, Texas A&M University and BERNARD ORTIZde MONTELLANO, Wayne State University
June 8-10, 2000 in
Austin, TX
Census 2000: A Resource for Undergraduate Teaching and Research
DUDLEY L. POSTON, JR., Texas A&M University
May 3-5, 200 in
Dayton, OH
Geographic Information Systems and the Urban Environment
RICHARD P. GREENE, Northern Illinois University
May 18-20, 2000 in
Pittsburgh, PA
Non-Traditional Families at the 21st Century: Challenges and Implications
PAULINE I. ERERA, University of Washington
July 10-12, 2000 in
Seattle, WA
Nationalism
LIAH GREENFELD, Boston University
June 26-28, 2000 in
Boston, MA
The Unfit: A History of a Bad Idea
ELOF AXEL CARLSON, State University of New York at Stony Brook
June 8-10, 2000 in
New York City, NY
Achieving Peace and Stability in the Persian Gulf: a Middle Eastern Perspective
SEYED KAZEM SAJJADPOUR, Institute for Political and International Studies, and LESTER G. PALDY, State University of New York at Stony Brook
March 23-25, 2000 in
New York City, NY
Force and Diplomacy: When Should American Military Intervention be Applied
RUSSELL F. WEIGLEY, Temple University
May 11-13, 2000 in
Philadelphia, PA
Globalization, Institutions, and Politics
JACKIE SMITH, State University of New York at Stony Brook
May 25-27, 2000 in
New York City, NY
What Can We Expect of Democratic Government?
PAUL BURSTEIN, University of Washington
August 7-9, 2000 in
Seattle, WA
Innovation and Persistent International Inequality
ANTHONY P. D'COSTA, University of Washington
August 21-23, 2000 in
Seattle, WA
Implementation of Advanced Computer Technology (CAD/CAM/ CNC/CIM includ. Pro/ENGINEER) as used in Undergrad. Educ.
GREG E. MAKSI, State Tech. Institute and PAUL SHIUE, Christian Brothers Univ.
June 11-13, 2000 in
Memphis, TN
From Distance to Distributed Learning: The Basics
MICHAEL M. DANCHAK, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
May 23-25, 2000 in 
Troy, NY
Blackboard CourseInfo and Research in Web Site-Based College 
Science Teaching
DAVID W. BROOKS, CHARLES ANSORGE, and PAUL ERICKSON, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
May 11-13, 2000 in
Lincoln, NE
Developing Computer-Based Instruction Using the Authorware Authoring System
STEVE SOULIER, Utah State University
June 12-14, 2000 in
Logan, UT
Creating Course Materials for the World Wide Web
MIN LIU, The University of Texas at Austin
May 25-27, 2000 in
Austin, TX
Creating Course Materials for the World Wide Web, Level II – Intermediate
MIN LIU, The University of Texas at Austin
May 29-31, 2000 in
Austin, TX
Introduction to Creative New Media and the World Wide Web 
JENNIFER FUCHEL, Suffolk University and NITA STURIALE, Massachusetts College of Art
March 24-26, 2000 in
Cambridge, MA
Advanced Guide to the Internet and Web Publishing
WAYNE C. SUMMERS, New Mexico Highlands University
May 11-13, 2000 in
Dayton, OH
Web Programming
WAYNE C. SUMMERS, New Mexico Highlands Univ.
May 15-17, 2000 in
Dayton, OH
Introduction to Visual Basic Programming
JUDITH L. GERSTING, University of Hawaii at Hilo
May 31-June 2, 2000 in
Dayton, OH
An Introduction to the Java Programming Language
JOSEPH E. LANG, University of Dayton
May 11-13, 2000 in
Dayton, OH
Object Oriented Programming with C++ and Java
JOSEPH E. LANG, University of Dayton
June 7-9, 2000 in 
Dayton, OH