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Publications

Campbell, J. and von Renesse, C. Learning to Love Math through the Exploration of Maypole Patterns submitted for publication in the journal of Mathematics and the Arts by Taylor and Francis.

DiGracia, J. and von Renesse, C. Mathematics, Writing and Rhetoric:
Deep Thinking in First-Year Learning Communities
Accepted for publication in the Journal of Humanistic Mathematics.

von Renesse, C., A Story of Teaching Using Inquiry , chapter in "Mathematics Education: A Spectrum of Work in Mathematical Sciences Departments", a book in the Association for Women in Mathematics Series, Springer. Editors: Jackie Dewar, Pao-sheng Hsu, Harriet Pollatsek. 2016.

von Renesse, C. and Ecke, V., Teaching Inquiry with a Lens toward Curiosity, Published online: May 12 2016. To be published in PRIMUS, Special Edition on "Teaching Inquiry".

von Renesse, C. and Greene, M. A Path to Designing Inquiry-Activities in Mathematics. , published online July 12, 2016: To be published in PRIMUS, Special Edition on "Inquiry-Based Learning in First-Year and Second-Year Courses".

von Renesse, C. and Ecke, V., Discovering the Art of Mathematics: Using String Art to Investigate Calculus, PRIMUS, Special Edition on "Mathematics and the Arts in the Undergraduate Classroom", Volume 26, Issue 4, 2016.

Fleron, J. F. and Ecke, V. and von Renesse, C.: “Discovering the Art of Mathematics: Proof as Sense Making”, in Beyond Lecture: Techniques to Improve Student Proof-Writing Across the Curriculum, R. Schwell, A. Steurer and J. Franko (Eds.), Mathematical Association of America, Washington D.C., 2016. See also the proof page .

Hotchkiss, P. K. and Ecke, V. and Fleron, J. F. and von Renesse, C., Introduction to the Special Issue on "Using Inquiry-Based Learning in Mathematics for Liberal Arts Courses", PRIMUS, Volume 25, Issue 3, 2015.

Ecke, V. and von Renesse, C. Inquiry-Based Learning and the Art of Mathematical Discourse, PRIMUS, Volume 25, Issue 3, 2015.

Fleron, J., "The Art of Teaching Mathematics to Liberal Arts Students". MAA Focus, Vol. 33, No. 3, June/July 2013, pp. 17-19.

von Renesse, C., "Musical Palindromes for Liberal Arts Students". PRIMUS: Problems, Resources and Issues in Undergraduate Mathematics Studies, Vol. 22, No.7, 2012, pp. 525-537.

Fleron, J. "Radon-Kaczmarz Puzzles: CAT Scans Meet Sudoku". Math Horizons, Vol. 19, No.3, February 2012, pp. 28-29.

Livingston, J. and Fleron J., "Exploring 3D Worlds Using Google SketchUp". Mathematics Teacher, Vol. 105, No. 6, February, 2012, pp. 469-473.

Fleron, J. and Ecke, V., "Navigating Between the Dimensions". Mathematics Teacher, Vol. 105, No. 4, November, 2011, Cover, pp. 241, 243, 286-292.

Ecke, V. and von Renesse, C., "Mathematics and Salsa Dancing". Journal of Mathematics and the Arts, Vol. 5, No. 1, March, 2011, pp. 17-28.

Fleron, J., "Gabriel's Wedding Cake". College Mathematics Journal, Vol. 30, No. 1, January, 1999, pp. 35-38.

Presentations

Booth at the JMM (jointly with MLI), San Diego, CA, January 2017.

von Renesse, C. (presenter), Ecke, V., "Engaging Faculty Using Inquiry", JMM, San Diego, January 2017.

Hotchkiss, P., "Mathematics for Liberal Arts in a First-Year Only Course", JMM, San Diego, January 2017.

Booth at the JMM (jointly with MLI), Atlanta, GA, January 2017.

Fleron, J., Hotchkiss, P., Ecke, V., von Renesse, Christine (presenter), Supporting Instructional Change: The "Discovering the Art of Mathematics" Project, JMM, Atlanta, GA, January 2017.

Hotchkiss, P., Invited presentation to Project NExT on "Inquiry-based Learning in Mathematics for Liberal Arts Courses," August 2016, MathFest, Columbus, OH.

Hotchkiss, P., "Pascal, Rascals, and Inquiry," August 2016, MathFest, Columbus, OH.

Hotchkiss, P., "Inquiry-based Learning: Pedagogy, Research, and Practice", QRinAZ (Quantitative Reasoning in Arizona), Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, February 2016.

Booth at the JMM, Seattle, WA, January 2016.

Fleron, J., Hotchkiss, P., Ecke, V. (presenter), von Renesse, Christine, Discovering the Art of Mathematics: Evaluating our Student Goals, JMM, Seattle, WA, January 2016.

Booth at the JMM, San Antonio, TX, January 2015.

Fleron, J., Hotchkiss, P., Ecke, V. (presenter), von Renesse, Christine, Discovering the Art of Inquiry: Creating a Culture of Asking Open Questions, JMM, San Antonio, TX, January 2015.

Fleron, J., Hotchkiss, P., Ecke, V., von Renesse, Christine (presenter), "Teaching Calculus 1 and 2 using Inquiry", JMM, San Antonio, TX, January 2015. See also "Teaching Calculus Through IBL" blog.

Booth at the JMM, Baltimore, MD, January 2014.

Fleron, J. and von Renesse C., Inquiry-Based Learning in General Education Mathematics, AMATYC Conference, Anaheim, CA, November 2013

Fleron, J. and Hotchkiss, P., Mathematical Inquiry in the Liberal Arts. Legacy of R. L. Moore Conference- Austin TX, June 14, 2013

von Renesse, C. and Ecke, V., Inquiry-Based Learning in Mathematics. NEMATYC Conference - Danvers, MA, April 5, 2013.

von Renesse, C. and Ecke, V., Dance and Ribbon Patterns in Maypole Dancing. JMM- San Diego, CA, January 10, 2013.

von Renesse, C., Using Inquiry Based Learning in Service Courses. Legacy of R.L. Moore Conference- Austin, TX, June 16, 2012.

von Renesse, C., Palindromes and Other Good Questions, NES Spring Meeting- Central Connecticut State University, June 8, 2012.

von Renesse, C., Creating String Art. Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, April 21, 2012.

Fleron, J., Radon-Kaczmarz Puzzles: CAT Scans Meet Sudoku. JMM- Boston, MA, January 5, 2012.

von Renesse, C., Exploring the Mathematics of Tuning a Musical Instrument using Straws. JMM- Boston, MA, January 5, 2012.

Fleron, J. and Hotchkiss, P., Student Inquiry into the Limits of Knowledge -Removing Barriers in Mathematics for Liberal Arts. JMM- New Orleans, LA, January 9, 2011.

von Renesse, C. and Ecke, V., Discovering the Art of Mathematics: Straight-Cut Origami. JMM- New Orleans, LA, January 6, 2011.

von Renesse, C. and Ecke, V., Games and Critical Thinking. JMM- San Francisco, CA, January 14, 2010.

Fleron, J. and Hotchkiss, P., How to Include More of the Arts in Mathematics for Liberal Arts. JMM- San Francisco, CA, January 14, 2010.

von Renesse, C. and Hotchkiss, P., Discovering the Art of Mathematics. MathFest- Portland, OR, August 8, 2009.

von Renesse, C. and Hotchkiss, P., Discovering the Art of Mathematics and Project PRIME: Developing Books to Support Inquiry Based Learning. Legacy of R.L. Moore Conference- Austin, TX, June 17, 2009.

von Renesse, C., Palindromes in Mathematics and Music. Legacy of R.L. Moore Conference- Austin, TX, June 16, 2009.