Undergraduate mathematics and the role of mathematics learning support

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Taylor, Janet A.. 1999. "Undergraduate mathematics and the role of mathematics learning support." Spunde, Walter, Cretchley, Patricia and Hubbard, R. (ed.) Delta '99, the Second Symposium on Undergraduate Mathematics. Laguna Quays, Australia 21 - 24 Nov 1999 Queensland.
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Undergraduate mathematics and the role of mathematics learning support

Presentation TypePaper
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AuthorTaylor, Janet A.
EditorsSpunde, Walter, Cretchley, Patricia and Hubbard, R.
Journal or Proceedings TitleThe Challenge of Diversity, Proceedings of the Delta '99 Symposium on Undergraduate Mathematics
Number of Pages5
Year1999
Place of PublicationQueensland
ISBN064638371X
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttp://www.sci.usq.edu.au/staff/spunde/delta99/Papers/taylor.pdf
Conference/EventDelta '99, the Second Symposium on Undergraduate Mathematics
Event Details
Delta '99, the Second Symposium on Undergraduate Mathematics
Event Date
21 to end of 24 Nov 1999
Event Location
Laguna Quays, Australia
Abstract

Mathematics learning support can take many forms both in the nature of its instruction and the nature of its operational structure. This paper reports on the nature and history of mathematics learning support in Australia as it relates to undergraduate mathematics, both overt and embedded. It describes the aims of many mathematics support practitioners and present a model for program development based on the work of Keimig [7] with some recommendations for future practice.

Keywordsmathematics, student support, university
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390307. Teacher education and professional development of educators
390303. Higher education
390109. Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
Byline AffiliationsLearning and Teaching Support Unit
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