**A FREE sigma workshop hosted by the Mathematics Resource Centre, University of Bath on Thursday 31st August, 10:30-16:30.**

## Overview

Numbas is a free and open source platform for authoring of mathematical questions. Features include:

- randomised content
- LaTeX rendering of mathematical notation while you type
- instant feedback to students on tests
- regeneration of randomised practice questions for students

## Aims

This event will provide:

- a hands-on introduction to Numbas, including logging on to the
**math**centre editor, selecting questions to make tests, and writing your own questions. - a resource swap shop. Opportunity for all delegates to share information on a resource they use.
- information about using Numbas to fill the gaps in
**math**centre.

The workshop will be primarily led by Christian Lawson-Perfect (e-Learning Officer, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Newcastle University).

## Schedule

10:30 | Arrival and refreshments |

11:00 | Numbas Part 1 |

12:45 | Resource swap shop |

13:15 | Lunch and networking |

14:00 | Numbas Part 2 |

15:45 | mathcentre: filling the gaps using Numbas |

16:30 | Departure |

## Further information

For further information, including travel, refreshments, computing requirements, access and contact information please download the full information document.

## Registration

*For those working towards HEA Fellowship, attendance at and engagement with this event, and reflection on its implications for practice, could help to provide evidence towards elements of the UK Professional Standards Framework:* A1, A3, A5, K2, K4, V1

Please register at: https://goo.gl/forms/ZexiAlZAOonxajhx1