The Ohio State University
Department of Mathematics
Conversations Conference
March 17, 2000

Tentative Program

8:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30am Welcome
Mathematics at OSU: programs, opportunities, and new initiatives
10:00am Panel Discussion: "Transition to College"

Judith Monson
Assistant Director, Academic Studies
Department of Mathematics at OSU

Dr. Bruce W. Tuckman
Professor of Education
Director of the Academic Learning Lab at OSU

Dr. Jack Cooley
Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences at OSU
11:00am Dr. Ruth Charney, Professor of Mathematics at OSU
"A Visit to the Non-Euclidean World"
12:00pm Lunch (box lunches provided by the department)
1:00pm Topic for Discussion:
"Current issues, including the impact of the Proficiency Exams on the curricula at high schools."
Steve Meiring and others
2:00pm Open Dialogue: questions, answers and discussion
3:30pm Closing remarks

Directions, a map and parking information will be sent upon receipt of your registration form.

The OSU Department of Mathematics would like to thank Ed Laughbaum and Professor Sigrid Wagner,
The College of Education, OSU for their assistance in planning and organizing the conference.