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Presentations, posters and workshops

Keynote speakers

·         Penelope (Penny) Bidgood, Kingston University: Issues in assessment when teaching statistics

·         Sally Crighton, Open University: Assessment in the Open University and all that maths jazz

·         Leslie Fletcher, Liverpool John Moores University: Open educational resources in maths support: where from, where are we now, where next

·         Bill Lynch, National Council for Curriculum and Assessment: Changes in Assessment of Leaving Certificate –Ordinary Level Mathematics - under Project Maths - Implications

Speakers

·         Tugba Aysel (Research Student NUI Maynooth): An Exploration of the Effect of High-Stakes Examinations on theTeaching and Learning of Mathematics in Post-primary Education in Turkey and Ireland

·         Theresa Bradley and Majid Ghanbari (Limerick IT): Maximising engagement and knowledge transfer in large classes

·         Michael Brennan (Cork IT): Exploring Mathematics using Mathematical Treats

·         Michael Carr (Dublin IT): Improving Core Mathematical Skills in Engineering Undergraduates

·         Frank Doheny (Athlone IT): Moodle quizzes - Much more than Multiple choice

·         Shane Dowdall & Peter Morris (Dundalk IT): Student self-assessment and independent learning in a 1st year mathematics module: identifying and responding to needs and challenges through technology

·         Fiona Faulkner (Research Student UL): Predicting failure in service mathematics in the University of Limerick

·         Martin Grehan (NUI Maynooth): An analysis of at-risk students' lack of engagement with mathematics support

·         Padraig Kirwan (Waterford IT): How MathXL/Coursecompass changed my assessments.

·         Fiacre O Cairbre (NUI Maynooth): The positive impact of short story telling in Mathematics Education

·         Ciaran O Sullivan (IT Tallaght): Promoting active learning in Mathematics - a ‘Problems First’ approach

·         Eabhnat Ní Fhloinn (Dublin City University): A Review of Mathematics Requirements for Incoming Engineering Undergraduates in Ireland

Posters

·         Eamon Costello (Dublin City University): The Changing Face of Educational Video: Explorations of the Role of Screencasting in Distance Education of Mathematics for Information Technology

·         Damien Raftery & Sharon McDonald (IT Carlow): Assessing for learning and quantitative literacy on a first year business quantitative techniques module

·         Damien Raftery (IT Carlow): We all need to be numerati: fostering quantitative literacy in higher education

·         Maths Week Ireland: flier

Workshops

·         CALMAT (Leslie Fletcher): version 5.0 Student Edition (from NDLR)

·         Geogebra (Paul Robinson): handout and Geogebra learning object created by participants during workshop

·         Rapid development of online resources using Articulate and screenr (Damien Raftery & Eamon Costello): online version of presentation and handouts

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