The 9th Annual Irish Workshop on Mathematics Learning and Support Centres
Date: Friday 29th May, 2015
Maximizing the impact of digital supports in Mathematics Learning Support in Higher Education.
- Chris Sangwin, Senior Lecturer in the Mathematics Education Centre at Loughborough University.
- Madonna Herron, Lecturer in Mathematics/Theoretical Computer Science from Ulster University at Jordanstown.
- Shazia Ahmed, Maths Adviser & Co-ordinator of NUMBER Student Maths Support at the University of Glasgow.
|9:30-10:15||Registration and Coffee/Tea|
|10:20-10:30||Welcoming Address: Professor Mark Rogers, UCD Registrar|
|10:30-11:30||Keynote Using GeoGebra as a problem solving tool, Dr Chris Sangwin (Loughborough University).|
|11.30-11.50||Development of an app to support learning in A?level maths, Dr Jonathan Cole (Queens University Belfast).|
|12.30-12.55||Providing academic support and improving transition into university life through Facebook groups: Dr Shazia Ahmed (University of Glasgow).|
|12.55-1.15||To collect and analyse useful qualitative data on mathematical difficulties as experienced by students in a Mathematics Support Centre ? A challenge?: Nuala Curley (University College Dublin).|
|2.15-2.40||Using pencasts to extend and enrich the student learning experience, Dr Madonna Herron (University of Ulster).|
|2.40-3.00||Mathematics Learning Support across a Multi-Campus Institution: A Trial of Virtual Support , Dr Cormac Breen (Dublin Institute of Technology).|
|3.00-3.20||Virtual Mathematics Support at the Open University: Dr Gerry Golding (Open University).|
|3.20-4.00||Round Robin Panel Discussion.|
|3.20-5.00||Room H1.49 is booked for first year maths teaching group|
This event was supported by the IMS, UCD and the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning.
The IMLSN Committee and Local Organiser, Anthony Cronin.