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Is mathematics support worthwhile? An overview of the 3rd Irish Workshop on Mathematics Learning and Support Centres

O'Shea, Ann and Mac an Bhaird, Ciaran (2009) Is mathematics support worthwhile? An overview of the 3rd Irish Workshop on Mathematics Learning and Support Centres. Msor Connections, 9. pp. 52-59. ISSN 1473-4869

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Abstract

In this article we give a brief description of the 3rd Irish Workshop on Mathematics Learning and Support Centres which was hosted by the National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUIM), in December 2008. We will mention the origins of the workshop along with the development of mathematics support in Ireland. We will look at the recent development of the Mathematics Support Centre (MSC) in NUIM and expand on why the theme ‘Is Mathematics Support worthwhile?’ was chosen. We will discuss the presentations and major issues relating to the theme which were addressed during the workshop. We close w

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Mathematics Learning;
Subjects: Science & Engineering > Mathematics & Statistics
Item ID: 1869
Depositing User: Dr. Ann O'Shea
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2010 17:31
Journal or Publication Title: Msor Connections
Publisher: Maths, Stats and OR Network (Mathstore)
Refereed: Yes
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