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Section NExT Sample Programs

Note that there is a sample program from the national project also available. If you have questions or comments about these programs, please feel free to contact Gavin LaRose (glarose(at)umich(dot)edu).

Sample Program 1   |   Sample Program 2   |   Sample Program 3   |   Sample Program 4


Sample Program 1

   Thursday:
      2:30 - 3:00     Gathering Time
      3:00 - 4:00     Introductory Session
      4:00 - 4:15     Break
      4:15 - 5:00     "A Seminar on Preparing for College Teaching
		      in the Mathematical Sciences"
      5:00 - 7:00     Discussion/Dinner for Yellow Dots and
		      Section Executive Committee
      7:30 - 9:00     A Roundtable Discussion of Tenure and Promotion

   Friday:
      8:00 - 8:30     Breakfast
      8:30 - 9:20     "Independent-Student Projects/Undergrad Research"
                      Workshop
      9:20 - 9:30     Break
      9:30 - 10:20    "Applying for Grants"
                      Workshop
      10:20 - 10:30   Break
      10:30 - 11:30   "Neat Classroom Ideas"
                      Discussion session
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Sample Program 2

   Thursday (times approximate):
      7:00 - 8:00     Opening Banquet
      8:00 -          Open Discussion of Teaching and
                      Professional Development Issues

   Friday (times approximate):
      8:00  - 8:30    Continental Breakfast
      8:45  -         Teaching Vignettes, by Section NExT Fellows,
                      on Teaching Experiences
      later           "Staying Alive," a Workshop
      still later     "Math Majors: Where have They All Gone, and
                      How Do We Start Getting Them Back?," a Workshop
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Sample Program 3

   Friday:
      12:00 - 1:15    Welcome
                      Lunch 
                      Introductions
      1:15 - 2:00     "Maintaining Your Research In the First Few Years,"
                      Presentation 
      2:00 - 2:30     Follow-up Discussion
      2:30 - 3:00     Break
      3:00 - 4:30     Reflection/Discussion on the Incorporation of
                      Technology into the Teaching of Mathematics
		      Panel
      4:30 - 5:00     Wrap-Up Session
                      Section Resources
                      Section NExT/PFF listserve
                      Generating Ideas for next time
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Sample Program 4

   Friday:
       8:00 - 9:00    Introduction/Coffee Social
       9:00 - 12:00   NExT meeting
      12:00 - 2:00    Lunch Break
       2:00 - 4:00    Concurrent Minicourses
                      Undergraduate Research 
                      Writing Grant Proposals
       5:00 - 7:00    Dinner
       8:00 - 10:00   Evening Social

   Saturday:
       Sectional MAA Meeting
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Section NExT Sample Programs
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