Cardiff University | Prifysgol Caerdydd ORCA
Online Research @ Cardiff 
WelshClear Cookie - decide language by browser settings

Measuring the effectiveness of a mathematics support service: an email survey

Gillard, Jonathan William, Robathan, Kirsty Jayne and Wilson, Robert 2011. Measuring the effectiveness of a mathematics support service: an email survey. Teaching Mathematics and its Applications 30 (1) , pp. 43-52. 10.1093/teamat/hrq017

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

Over the last decade the ‘mathematics problem’ (students lacking basic mathematical skills on entry into higher education), and proposed solutions of this problem have been widely debated. One method to help combat this issue has been the introduction of mathematics support centres across higher education institutions. This article describes the results of an e-mail survey distributed to 40 universities to gain information regarding their mathematics support provision, with particular focus on how universities measure the effectiveness of the support available. With ever increasing pressure for impact to be validated, this article will give a contemporary standing of the current mechanisms adopted by mathematics support centres (nationally and internationally) used to determine effectiveness.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Mathematics
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISSN: 0268-3679
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2020 01:38
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/21798

Citation Data

Cited 5 times in Google Scholar. View in Google Scholar

Cited 6 times in Scopus. View in Scopus. Powered By Scopus® Data

Actions (repository staff only)

Edit Item Edit Item