Matthias Kawski
School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
Arizona State University

Teaching: Activities and resources
Literature etc.. Technology links. Sponsored projects. Recently taught classes.

Background and guidance
MATHEDU
Shaping the Future. (Mel " George report"), and volume II
PISA 2003
TIMSS (3rd Internat. Math. and Science Study).
NCES Internat. Surveys.
      Consequences....
      TIMSS-R: Pursuing Excellence. Comparisons of Internat.8th-Grade Math
                          & Science Achievement from US Perspective, 1995 and 1999.
      TIMSS-R: Executive report
      TIMSS-R: Bill Schmidt's comments.       Stat-Chat   at NCES.
(self-test for middle school)
CRESST's online TIMSS-challemge at UCLA
getsmarter (TIMSS-like tests)
ABET   Engineering Criteria
Boyer Report ( Carnegie Foundation)
National Academy's Issues in Sci and Tech
MAA: Curriculum Foundation Project. e.g. Eletcrical Engineering
Glenn Commission on Math and Sci Teaching in 21st century
The Quiet Crisis: Falling short in Producing American Scientific and Technical Talent
Meeting the highly qualified teachers challenge: The secretary's annual report on teacher quality

Singapore Math in Boston Globe March 6, 2001. local copy
Math Wars in the Christian Science Monitor (May 2000 from Liping Ma and TIMSS to Askey).

SIAM Report on Mathematics in the Industry
Something to think about: Mental-Arithmetic versus Pencil-and-Paper
     (by Tony Ralston. SUNY/Imperial College)
Something to think about: secondary schools (by Carl Offner at UMass Boston).
TALUM Newsletters
ARUME
Howe's review of Liping Ma's book:
     pdf from AMS. pdf local copy. AMS Notices Sept.1999 toc related article

Measurement and evaluation at UIUC


Rank programs according to your own criteria  

Devlin's corner: Lockhart's Lament
bingo.
Maths, Stats & OR Network (UK)

Mathematics and Art:
Viewpoints
Bridges
AAART+MATH=X Conference

Bridging Vector Calculus and Physics at Oregon State.

Selected sponsored projects
Vector Calculus via Linearization: Visualization & Modern Applic's
NSF: Foundation Coalition.
See also: CRESMET
For a complete listing sponsored projects click here
Team projects in Multi-variable calculus

Selected technology links
Matt's JAVA-in-math pages
Matt's MAPLE pages.
For Matt's technology homepage click here

Recently taught classes
8
MAT 598 Preparing Future (Math) Faculty Archives 1999-2007. 2007/2008.
MAT 598 Intro Nonlinear Control. Spring 1991.
MAT 598 Mathematical Control Theory. Fall 2005.
MAT 591 Control Theory Seminar
MAT 591 Geometry and Dynamical Systems Seminar
almost every semester 1987 - 2005.
MAT 591 Technology in the Classroom
Fall 1998.
MAT 598 (MAT 494) Intro Differential Geometry
Fall 1989, Fall 1992, Spring 2000. Spring 2003. Spring 2007.
APM 582 Geometry & Control of Dynamical Systems II
Spring 2011. Spring 2016.
APM 581 (MAT 598) Geometry & Control of Dynamical Systems I
Spring 2009. Fall 2010. Spring 2015.
MAT 571 Real Analysis II
Fall 1990.
MAT 570 Real Analysis I
Spring 1990.
MAT 510 Point Set Topology
Fall 1993.
MAT 494 Computer Algebra and Geometry (Spring 2004, cancelled).
MAT 494 MAPLE! :Advanced Math via Technology       Spring 1998.
MAT 494, ASE 494a: Advanced MAPLE     (Spring 1996, cancelled),

MAT 575 Theory Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems
Spring 2008.
MAT 574 Theory Differential Equations
Fall 2007.
APM 501 Differential Equations I (see also MAT 475)
Fall 2009.   Fall 2013. Fall 2014. Fall 2017.
MAT 475 Differential Equations
Fall 2006. Fall 2007.
 
MAT 462 Applied Partial Differential Equations
Spring 2001.
MAT 461 Applied Complex Analysis
Fall 1999. Spring 2006. Spring 2014.
MAT 460 Applied Real Analysis
Spring 1989, Spring 2003. (Spring 2004 cancelled).
MAT 444 Intermediate Abstract Algebra.
Spring 1997. Spring 2005.
MAT 443 Introduction to Abstract Algebra.
Fall 2005. Fall 2012.
MAT 442 Advanced Linear Algebra
Fall 1996.
STP 421 Probability
Summer 2015. Summer 2016. Summer 2017.
MAT 410 Introduction to General Topology
Spring 2006. Spring 2007. Spring 2008. Spring 2009.
Spring 2013. Spring 2015. Spring 2016. Spring 2017.
MAT 371 Advanced Calculus I
Fall 2000. Fall 2004. Spring 2005. Spring 2012. Fall 2013. Fall 2017.
MAT 370 Intermediate Calculus
Fall 2004.
MAT 362 Advanced Math for Scientists and Engineers
Fall 1987, Spring 1988, Fall 1988,
Fall 2000. Spring 2001, Fall 2003.
MAT 343 Applied Linear Algebra
Summer 2007. Summer 2008.
MAT 342 Linear Algebra
Fall 1996. Summer 1999. Summer 2000. Summer 2001.
Fall 2003. Summer 2004. Summer 2005. Fall 2016.
MAT 300 Mathematical Structures
Fall 1997. Spring 2000. Spring 2004 (2 sections), Fall 2006.
Summer 2014. Summer 2015. Summer 2016. Spring 2017. Summer 2017.
MAT 274 Elementary Differential Equations
Spring 1991, Fall 1995, Summer 2005. Summer 2007.
MAT 272 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
Fall 1989, Fall 1992, Spring 1993, Fall 1993,
Spring 1994, Spring 1996 flyer. Spring 1997,
Fall 1997, Spring 1998, Fall 1998.
Spring 2010. Fall 2011. Fall 2014. Fall 2016.
MAT 271 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
Spring 1990, Fall 1992, Spring 1999.
MAT 270 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Fall 1990, Fall 1991, Spring 1992, Fall 1994, Fall 1998.
Fall 2003 (substitute) MAPLE worksheet: .pdf .ps.
MAT 210 Brief Calculus:
Fall 1987, Spring 1988, Fall 1988, Spring 1989, Summer 1993, Fall 1999.
MAT 191 First Year Seminar
Fall 2010. Fall 2011. Fall 2012.
MAT 119 Finite Mathematics
Fall 1991.
MAT 117 College Algebra
Summer 1993.