Agenda for IMPAC Meeting
LAX Sheraton Gateway

November 13, 2004

9:45 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

9:30 a.m.        Breakfast Reception
9:45 a.m.         Overview of the Project and Expectations 
Herb Strauss, UC
IMPAC Lead Faculty Coordinator

10:00 a.m.       Discipline Group Discussions
12:15 p.m.       Lunch
1:00 p.m          Large Group Discussion
Summary of General Observations:  Discipline Leads  summarize their discipline discussions and identify cross-discipline groups for afternoon discussions.
1:30 p.m.         Cross Discipline Discussions:  During this time, discipline groups may elect to meet with one or more related groups of discipline faculty to pose questions or pursue similar concerns, or discipline groups may continue to discuss among themselves matters raised in the morning session
3:00 p.m.         Adjournment

Main Topics for Discussion at Math Session:

I. Mathematics Community
II. Math Courses

1       Preliminaries.
1.1     Introductions
1.2     Background
1.2.1 Review of the 2003-2004 Annual Report  Recommendations
1.1.2    Related Agenda  and Information    CAN Developments    ASSIST Developments    UC: Transfer Major Preparation    CSU:  
Proposal for Lower Division Transfer Patterns (LDTP) in Mathematics.    Integrated Math Secondary Credential Programs {Information only]    Liberal Studies Mathematics Courses     The memos [Information only.]
1.1.3    Mathematics Community Related Recommendations
1.1.4    Course Related Recommendations
1.1.5    Afternoon Agenda: .Business? related agenda + Continuation of morning discussions
1.1.6     Opportunity to add to revise agenda plan before we proceed. Requests: What other departments would like from the mathematics at the CC's.[Business?]
Are there departments we would like to meet?

2    Mathematics Community Improvement Recommendations
2.1    Break down into groups: Make lists of suggestions. Grouped by interest-
2.1.1    Organizational Recommendations. What is happening? What more should be done?
2.1.2    University and College Recommendations.What is happening? What more should be done?
2.1.3    Reports and general discussion of recommendations

2.2    Organizational Recommendations
2.2.1    The ASSIST Web Page
2.2.2    The IMPAC Math Web Page
2.2.3    Intersegmental Math Councils [See Notes for IMC activities.]

2.3    University and  College Recommendations
2.3.1    Rec. 1. Transfer Coordinators.
2.3.2    Rec. 2. Transfer Web Page [See Notes for Transfer Web Page.]
2.3.3    Rec. 3. Keeping ASSIST Current.
2.3.4    Rec. 4  Course Information

3    Math Course Related Recommendations  
3.1    New CAN organization and history of prior CAN recommendations.
3.1.1    Descriptions and Course Outlines
3.1.2    Process for Reviewing and Adding to CAN Lists. CAN Course Descriptions for Mathematics:(.html version)  (.pdf version)
The current (11-7-04) descriptions of  mathematics courses that are part of the CAN system. Descriptions from September_2002(pdf only)
In September, 2002, a group of mathematicians proposed these revisions to the CAN descriptions. These revisions have not proceeded further.
3.2    Linear Algebra Recommendation    
3.3    Bridge Course Recommendations.
3.4    Service courses for education. (lower division/upper division)
    Courses designed for teacher preparation and “Liberal Studies”
3.5    Computer recommendations- specifics?

4    New business!

4.1.1    Alternative locations? CMC3/MAA CA section meetings
4.2    E-mail communications/conference
4.3    Statewide IMPAC Math coordinating committee?

5    Notes for Transfer Web Page
5.1    Possible Information to include on a local transfer web page./catalog/ brochure
5.2    Department requirements
5.3    Department articulation agreements
5.4    Department recommendations
5.5    Department contacts
5.6    Take a look at this web page from Cal Poly SLO

6    Notes for Intersegmental Math Council Activities
6.1    Early advising from U faculty
6.2    U faculty visits to CC's
6.3    Math fair for CC / Pre majors- students- speakers from U's
6.4    Math clubs
6.5    Math competitions
6.6    Connections with MAA, AMATYC, CMC3, AMS?
6.7    Shared events- invitations
6.8    Special events for faculty
6.9    Involvement in changes