Monitoring and analysing attendance in first year university mathematics tutorials

Higgins, Patrick, and Read, Wayne (2012) Monitoring and analysing attendance in first year university mathematics tutorials. In: Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. pp. 831-834. From: Mathematics education: expanding horizons (MERGA 2012), 2–6 July 2012, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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Abstract

As part of an innovative tutorial structure introduced to a first year university mathematics subject, an attendance monitoring system was implemented. The system collected data that was used to investigate the relationship between student attendance and assessment performance which is reported here. The implementation of this system also assisted in the increase of student participation and engagement.

Item ID: 23765
Item Type: Conference Item (Research - E1)
ISBN: 978-981-07-2527-3
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2012 04:28
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy @ 50%
01 MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES > 0199 Other Mathematical Sciences > 019999 Mathematical Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 50%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970101 Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences @ 50%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education @ 50%
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