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Evaluating the increase in student wellbeing brought about by informal online sessions and computer generated worked examples on a level 3 pure maths module

  • Hayley RyderTC O'Neil
  • Issue: student well-being and anxiety. Accessibility of tutorial type resources.

    Many students experiencing problems with abstract mathematics either already experience maths anxiety or develop it. They can also lack self-efficacy and mathematical resilience.

    November 2020 to September 2023

    Does the provision of an `own working space’ for tutors enhance the learning experience for students

  • Hayley RyderTC O'Neil
  • Adobe Connect has replaced OULive as the OU’s online tuition delivery tool and the current university plan is for tutors to work in shared online rooms for cohort/cluster-wide events.

    January 2018 to December 2022

    Use of OULive recordings of `live mathematics’ and discussion forums on a level 3 Pure mathematics module in order to enable students to move to a growth mindset in maths and to add a social dimension to learning mathematics

  • Hayley RyderTC O'Neil
  • There is much research regarding students who struggle mathematically early (school, Y1 UG) but not for good students who `hit a wall’ at level 3. Some persevere while others drop-out.

    October 2017 to September 2024