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1 Changing Science Courses to Promote Critical Thinking
CRAIG E. NELSON, Department of Biology, Indiana University
Mar. 5-7, 1997 in Orlando, FL
2 Enhancing Creative and Critical Thinking
SIDNEY J. PARNES, Buffalo State University College
May 5-7, 1997 in Atlanta, GA
3 Cognition and Teaching, Part I
RUTH S. DAY, Duke University
May 14-16, 1997 in Durham, NC
4 Promoting Reflective Thinking in Science Classes
DAVE FINSTER, Wittenberg College
Apr. 9-11, 1997 in Rio Piedras, PR
June 12-14, 1997 in San Francisco, CA
5 Collaborative Learning Groups in Calculus and Precalculus Courses
CLAUDIA PINTER-LUCKE and CATHERINE HUDSPETH, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Mar. 13-15, 1997 in Pomona, CA
6 Gender Research and Motivation of Women to Succeed in SEM
SUE ROSSER, Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research, Florida University
June 15-17 1997, in Memphis, TN
7 Constructive Processes In Learning And Teaching
DIANE L. SCHALLERT, The University of Texas at Austin
June 5-7, 1997 in Austin, TX
8 Enhancing Student Success Through a Model "Introduction to Engineering" Course
RAYMOND B. LANDIS, California State University, Los Angeles
ARLENE NORSYM, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago (CBU only)
Mar. 20-22, 1997 in Los Angeles, CA
May 5-7, 1997 in Atlanta, GA
9 Mathematics Appreciation: A Course for Nonscience Majors
JOSEFINA ALVAREZ, New Mexico State University
June 19-21, 1997 in Austin, TX
10 Precalculus and Calculus: A Fresh Approach
KAREN THRASH, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
June 12-14, 1997 in Memphis, TN
11 Using Graphing Calculators to Revitablize Calculus Instruction
THOMAS DICK, Oregon State University
May 29-31 1997 in New York City
12 Use of the Maple Symbolic Computing System in Science and Mathematics Instruction
ZAVEN A. KARIAN and RON R. WINTERS, Denison University
May 7-9, 1997 in Dayton, OH
13 Simulation and Monte Carlo Techniques
LEON STEINBERG, Department of Mathematics, Temple University
Apr. 17-19, 1997 in Philadelphia
14 Exploring Modern Statistics
BORIS IGLEWICZ, Temple University
May 12-14, 1997 in Rio Piedras, PR
15 Statistics: An Indispensable Tool for Decision-making in the Modern World
RICHARD L. SCHEAFFER, University of Florida, Gainesville
June 29-Jul. 1, 1997 in Memphis, TN
16 Retaining Minority Students in the Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences Educational Pipeline: Pre-College through Graduate Degrees
MELVIN R. WEBB, Atlanta Comprehensive Regional Center for Minorities, Clark Atlanta University, GA
Mar. 9-11, 1997 in Atlanta, GA
17 STS TO-DAY: Overview and Case Studies on "Biotech-Biodiversity" and "Food Issues"
RUSTUM ROY, Professor of the Solid State, Professor of STS
HECTOR FLORES, Professor of Plant Pathology
MANFRED KROGER, Professor of Food Science
Mar. 10-12, 1997 in Rio Piedras, PR
July 20-22, 1997 in State College, PA
18 Interdisciplinary Science Education: A Model Course
CHARLES M. WYNN, Eastern Connecticut State University, and ARTHUR W. WIGGINS, Oakland (Michigan) Community College
May 22-24, 1997 in Austin, TX
19 Teaching Science, Engineering, and Mathematics in a Distributed Multimedia Learning Environment
JACK M. WILSON, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
July 10-12, 1997 in Pittsburgh, PA, and Troy, NY and San Luis Obispo, CA
20 Promoting Active Learning in Introductory Physics Courses
PRISCILLA W. LAWS, Dickinson College
DAVID R. SOKOLOFF, University of Oregon
RONALD K. THORNTON, Tufts University
June 5-7, 1997 in Eugene, OR
21 Teaching Introductory Astronomy
GARETH WYNN-WILLIAMS, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii
May 22-24, 1997 in Green Bank, WV
22 Introducing Observational Astronomy into the Introductory Astronomy Course Through the Use of Equipment, Activities, and Internet Resources
BRUCE HANNA, Pretlow Planetarium, Old Dominion University
ALAN SILL, Department of Physics, Texas Tech University
DAVID WRIGHT, Department of Physics, Tidewater Community College
June 18-20, 1997 in Norfolk, VA
23 Using New Technologies for Teaching Introductory Astronomy
TERRY FLOWER, College of St. Catherine, MN
June 5-7, 1997 in St. Paul, MN
24 Hubble, Then and Now
GIL YANOW, NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
June 18-20, 1997 in Pasadena, CA
25 A Radio View of the Universe and the New Green Bank Telescope
FELIX J. LOCKMAN and STAFF, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
May 19-21, 1997 in Green Bank, WV
26 Glaciers in Alaska
KRISTINE J. CROSSEN, Department of Geology, University of Alaska Anchorage
(July 7-9, 1997 CLOSED). New Listing: July 11-13, 1997 in and near Anchorage, AK
27 Earthquakes
THOMAS HEATON, California Institute of Technology
June 19-21, 1997 in Pasadena, CA
28 Who Needs Magnetic Fields?
JACK E. CROW, Director, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL)
June 12-14, 1997 in Tallahassee, FL
29 Chemistry and Art: A Science Course for Nonscience Majors
MICHAEL HENCHMAN, Brandeis University
PATRICIA S. HILL, Millersville University
June 12-14, 1997 in Cambridge, MA
30 Pharmaceutical and Industrial Organic Chemistry in College Teaching
HAROLD A. WITTCOFF, Chem Systems, Inc.
May 29-31, 1997 in Philadelphia, PA
31 Chemistry for Nonscience Majors: The American Chemical Society's New Curriculum -Chemistry in Context
WILMER STRATTON, Earlham College, Indiana
CONRAD STANITSKI, University of Central Arkansas
June 22-24, 1997 in Memphis, TN
32 Undergraduate Cooperative Access to Information Resources (UCAIR)
ROBERT G. LANDOLT, Texas Wesleyan University
Apr. 10-12, 1997 in Austin, TX
33 Promoting Active Learning in Introductory Biology Courses
JOHN M. DEARN, University of Canberra, Australia
June 12-14, 1997 in Austin, TX
34 Biotechnology Theory and Practice for the Year 2000
JACK G. CHIRIKJIAN, Georgetown University KAREN GRAF, EDVOTEK, Inc.
May 29-31, 1997 in DeKalb, IL
35 Molecular Microbiology: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Molecular Typing
SUZANNE S. BARTH, Texas Department of Health and University of Texas at Austin
July 28-30, 1997 in New Orleans, LA
36 Using Science to Solve Crimes
PAULETTE SUTTON AND BOBBIE STACKS, University of Tennessee Toxicology and Chemical Pathology Laboratory and College of Allied Health Sciences
June 22-24, 1997 in Memphis, TN
37 Molecular Biology: A Laboratory Course
BERNARD DUDOCK and NANCY MORVILLO, State University of New York at Stony Brook
May 22-24, 1997 in Stony Brook, L.I., NY
38 Ethical Implications of the Human Genome Project
ROBERT T. PENNOCK and ALICE G. REINARZ, The University of Texas at Austin
Apr. 17-19, 1997 in Austin, TX
39 Transgenic Crops: New DNA in Your Food
RANDY ALLEN, Texas Tech University
PAUL MANGUM, Midland (Texas) College
Mar. 6-8, 1997 in Lubbock, TX
40 Morphological and Physiological Neuroscience: The Growth in Modern Techniques
MELBURN R. PARK, The University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
June 12-14, 1997 in Memphis, TN
41 Psychoactive Drugs and the Molecular Biology of the Neuron
DAVID DRESSLER, Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
May 15-17, 1997 in Cambridge, MA
42 The Neurobiology of Mind
GILLIAN EINSTEIN, Duke University
May 22-24, 1997 in Durham, NC
43 Principles of Modern Immunology
RICHARD A. GOLDSBY, Amherst College
June 19-21, 1997 in Cambridge, MA
44 Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases: Their Clinical Spectra, Ecology and Prevention
LINDA L. WILLIFORD PIFER, University of Tennessee, Memphis, The Health Science Center
June 12-14, 1997 in Philadelphia, PA
45 Principles of Protein Biochemistry and Immunobiotechnology
JACK G. CHIRKJIAN, Georgetown University
EDWARD KISAILUS, Canisius College
KAREN GRAF, EDVOTEK, Inc.
June 2-4, 1997 in DeKalb, IL
46 Primate and Human Evolution
JOHN G. FLEAGLE, State University of New York at Stony Brook
May 19-21, 1997 in Stony Brook, L.I., NY
47 The Evolution of Evolution
MICHAEL GREGORY and BERNARD GOLDSTEIN, San Francisco State University
June 4-6, 1997 in San Francisco, CA
48 Creation, Evolution or Both? A Multiple Model Approach
CRAIG E. NELSON, Department of Biology, and School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University
May 14-16, 1997 in Dayton, OH
49 The Dinosaur Family Tree
J. MICHAEL PARRISH, Northern Illinois University
Apr. 10-12, 1997 in New York City
50 The Paleobiology of the Dinosaurs
J. MICHAEL PARRISH, Northern Illinois University
June 14-19, 1997 in Grand Junction, Colorado
51 Environmentalisms: Rethinking Wilderness and Nature
EVERETT MENDELSOHN, Harvard University
May 12-14, 1997 in Cambridge, MA
52 Adding an Environmental Dimension to Science and General Education Teaching
RONNIE HARDING, University of New South Wales, Australia
SHARON BEDER, University of Wollongong, Australia
June 5-7, 1997 in San Francisco, CA
53 The Polar Regions: Role in Global Change Studies
ELLEN MOSLEY-THOMPSON and GARY S. WILSON, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University
June 23-26, 1997 in Columbus, OH
54 Using Stella II to Model Environmental Change
KURT KREITH, University of California at Davis
June 5-7, 1997 in DeKalb, IL
55 Geochemical Cycles in the Environment: Classroom and Field Applications
ELIZABETH BURTON, Northern Illinois University
May 1-3, 1997 in DeKalb, IL
56 Environmental Design Research: Improving the Environment Through the Use of Behavioral Research and Theory
PAUL D. CHERULNIK University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
May 22-24, 1997, in San Francisco, CA
57 The Ecology of the Klamath Mountains Bioregion in Northern California and Southern Oregon: A Region of Ancient Forests
CLAUDE CURRAN, FRANK LANG and JOHN MAIRS, Southern Oregon State College
June 19-21, 1997 in Ashland, Oregon
58 Ecology of the Rockies
MICHAEL W. MONAHAN, University of Denver
P. KELLY WILLIAMS, University of Dayton
July 12-17, 1997 near Denver, CO
59 Ecology of South-Central Alaska
BJARTMAR SVEINBJöRNSSON and DONALD SPALINGER, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alaska Anchorage
July 12-14, 1997 in and near Anchorage, AK
60 Marine Invertebrate Diversity and Ecology
KERSTIN WASSON, Department of Zoology, University of Washington
May 22-24, 1997 in Seattle, Washington
61 The Ecology of Subtropical Marine Environments
MICHAEL S. FOSTER, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, California
RAFAEL RIOSMENA-RODRIGUEZ and HECTOR REYES-BONILLA, Department of Marine Biology, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur (UABCS), La Paz, BCS, Mexico
June 12-14, 1997 in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
62 The Marine Life of Santa Catalina Island and Its Surrounding Waters
STEVEN N. MURRAY, Southern California Marine Institute (SCMI), Terminal Island, California
June 19-21, 1997 at Santa Catalina Island, CA
63 A Guide to Tropical Plants: Cycads and Monocot Families
ROGER W. SANDERS, Botanical Research Institute of Texas
May 18-23, 1997 in Coral Gables, FL
64 A Guide to Tropical Plants: Dicot Families
ROGER W. SANDERS, Botanical Research Institute of Texas
May 25-30, 1997 in Coral Gables, FL
65 Tropical Forests in Costa Rica
BARBARA BENTLEY, University of Utah
Feb. 16-20, 1997 in Costa Rica
66 Natural History of Mona Island, Puerto Rico
FERNANDO BIRD-PICO, GARY J. BREKON, LUCY BUNKLEY-WILLIAMS, CARLOS A. DELANNOY, JAMES JOYCE and DUANE A. KOLTERMAN, University of Puerto Rico
Apr. 28-May 2, 1997 on Mona Island, PR
67 Creativity in Science and the Arts
RALPH DAVIS, Albion College
May 15-17, 1997 in San Francisco, CA
68 From the Sin of Onan to the Eugenics Movement: A History of the Idea of Unifit People
ELOF AXEL CARLSON, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Mar. 24-26, 1997 in New York City
69 Downsizing in Perspective: Are There Any Winners?
WILLIAM C. DUNKELBERG, Temple University
DEANNA GEDDES, Temple University
Apr. 10-12, 1997 in Philadelphia
70 Who Shall Feed the World? Ecological and Political Perspectives on the Future of Food and Hunger
ELLEN MESSER, Alan Shawn Feinstein World Hunger Program and Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Providence, RI
June 9-11, 1997 in Philadelphia
71 Origins and History of Southwestern Pueblo People
WINIFRED CREAMER, Northern Illinois University
June 22-25, 1997 in Santa Fe, New Mexico
72 The 1990 Census: A Resource for Undergraduate Teaching and Research
DUDLEY L. POSTON, JR., Department of Sociology, Texas A&M University
Apr. 23-25, 1997 in Dayton, OH
73 Implementation of Advanced Technology in the Undergraduate Laboratories
GREG E. MAKSI, State Technical Institute at Memphis, TN
June 26-28, 1997 in Memphis, TN
74 Multimedia Laboratory and Classroom Simulations: Instructional Tools for the Sciences
JOHN E. BLANK, Associate Dean for Instructional Computing, Cleveland State University
June 5-7, 1997 in Dayton, OH
75 Developing Your "Vision Worth Working Toward": Educational Uses of Information Technology
STEVEN W. GILBERT, Director, Technology Projects, American Association for Higher Education, D.C. ROY ROPER, Telecommunications Center, Christian Brothers University
June 19-21, 1997 in Memphis, TN
76 Computing and Instruction in Higher Education
PAUL F. BERGEN, Instructional Computing Group, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
June 12-14, 1997 in Cambridge, MA
77 Using Computer Networks
ROBERT L. STAFFORD, Temple University
Mar. 13-15, 1997 in Philadelphia, PA
78 A Guide to the Internet and the World Wide Web
WAYNE C. SUMMERS, Department of Computer Science, New Mexico Highlands University
May 7-9, 1997 in Dayton, OH CLOSED
May 10-12, 1997 in Dayton, OH CLOSED
79 Telecollaboration in College Courses
JUDITH B. HARRIS, The University of Texas at Austin
May 22-24, 1997 in Austin, TX
80 Teleresearch in College Courses
JUDITH B. HARRIS, The University of Texas at Austin
May 26-28, 1997 in Austin, TX
81 Interactive Teaching on Intranets and the WWW
DAVID W. BROOKS, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
HELEN B. BROOKS, President Synaps, Lincoln, Nebraska
June 19-21, 1997 in Pomona, CA
82 Advanced Guide to the Internet and Web Publishing
WAYNE C. SUMMERS, Department of Computer Science, New Mexico Highlands University
June 5-7, 1997 in Dayton, OH
83 Inexpensive Interfacing of Undergraduate Laboratory Experiments
REX L. BERNEY, Department of Physics, University of Dayton
May 7-9, 1997 in Dayton, OH
84 Introduction to C++
JOSEPH E. LANG, Department of Computer Science, University of Dayton
May 7-9, 1997 in Dayton, OH