Preparing Tutors for Mathematics Learning Support

Olivia Fitzmaurice, Anthony Cronin, Eabhnat Ni Fhloinn, Ciaran O'Sullivan, Richard Walsh


This paper reports on a Mathematics Learning Support (MLS) tutor training programme implemented on a coordinated basis across three universities in Ireland in 2015 by the Irish Mathematics Learning Support Network (IMLSN). The training events were conducted in September near the start of the first semester of the academic year. Focus groups were conducted at the end of the semester in the three institutions with tutors who had participated in the training events to evaluate the workshops and their impact on the tutors’ MLS teaching.


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