
Friday July 3, 1998 
08:10  09:10 
Andrew Gleason, Department of Mathematics, Harvard University, USA
History and the role of rigor in teaching
calculus. 
11:30  12:30 
David Tall, Mathematics Education Research Center, Warwick University, United Kingdom
Symbols and the Bifurcation Between Conceptual
and Procedural Thinking 
16:30  17:30 
Maria Demertzis,
Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
The application of
Mathematics in Economics  An example: the interdependence of economic agents in European
Monetary Union 



Saturday July, 4 1998 
08:10  09:10 
Jan Persens, Department of
Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of the
Western Cape, South Africa
Innovation in Mathematics Education  Disabling
or Empowering? 
11:30  12:30 
Erich
Wittman, Fachbereich
Mathematik Dortmund, Universitaet Dortmund,
Germany
The Alpha and Omega of Teacher Education:
Stimulating Mathematical Activitities 
16:30  17:30 
Colette Laborde, Laboratoire IMAGLeibniz, Universite Joseph Fourier  CNRS,
France
Computer based dynamic modelling at
university level from multiple perspectives: the specific role of geometrical models. 



Sunday July 5, 1998 
08:10  09:10 
Bert Waits and Frank Demana, Department of Mathematics, The Ohio State University, USA
The Role of HandHeld Computer Symbolic
Algebra in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics 
11:30  12:30 
Stelios Negrepontis, Department of Mathematics, University
of Athens, Greece
The
geometric basis for Plato's negative view of the written word 



Monday July, 31 1998 
08:10  09:10 
Jan de Lange and Els Feijs, Freudenthal Institute, Utrecht
Universiteit, The Netherlands
Comparing apples and citrons and other discrete
matters. 
11:30  12:30 
Jerry Uhl, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign, USA
Matrices, Geometry and Mathematica  a new course
taught a new way. 