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Category Archives: Eastern England

sigma Eastern England Tutor Training – 5 November 2014

A free training day is being held on 5 November 2014 at the University of Lincoln for tutors who work in mathematics and statistics support centres, or who otherwise support students to enhance their mathematical skills. The course will be delivered by members of sigma, based around the sigma guide “Tutoring in a Maths Support Centre“. The training is ideal for tutorsContinue Reading

Use and Evaluation of Prezi for Mathematics and Statistics Support – 18 June 2014

Event held at the Eastern England sigma Hub, 18th June 2014 Prezi is becoming increasingly popular as a tool to present complex information in a dynamic and visually arresting form, which can accentuate links between concepts. This event was aimed at maths support tutors who wanted to find out more about this alternative to Powerpoint,Continue Reading

Interactive Technologies for Maths and Statistics Support 19 March 2014

Event held at the Eastern England sigma Hub, 19th March 2014 As maths support tutors, we do not just spend our time in one-to-one support situations. We are increasingly invited into courses to deliver occasional “guest lectures” on mathematical or statistical topics to large groups of students. This event gave a hands-on overview of aContinue Reading

sigma Eastern England Hub event – 18 June 2014

The Eastern England Hub of sigma – the national network for those involved in university mathematics and statistics support – held a meeting on 18th June 2014 at University Campus Suffolk, based around two themes of topical interest: Hands-on use and evaluation of Prezi and How can maths support work together with other support services?  The meeting was attended by representatives from six universitiesContinue Reading

Interactive Technologies for Maths and Statistics Support – 19 March 2014

Date: Wednesday 19th March 2014 Time: 10.00 – 15.30 Place: University Campus Suffolk, Ipswich This FREE one-day hands-on workshop gave participants the chance to experience and try out a number of technologies that can provide motivation and interaction in maths and statistics classes and workshops. It was particularly relevant for tutors working in maths and statisticsContinue Reading

Introduction to SPSS: Boot Camp – 12 June 2013

Wednesday 12th June 2013, at University Campus Suffolk Statistics and quantitative data analysis techniques are increasingly used in “non-mathematical” disciplines such as the social sciences and humanities, as well as in the STEM subjects.  This places an increasing demand on tutors, lecturers and learning assistants who support students in this area, either through in-course tutorials orContinue Reading

Establishing, sustaining and developing maths and stats support – 27 February 2013

The Eastern England sigma Hub ran this FREE half day meeting for people interested in enhancing the maths and stats support provision at their universities. It took place on Wednesday 27th February 2013,at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford Campus. This half day workshop provided a forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences. Universities with new mathsContinue Reading

Eastern England News Section

This is the area where you will find news, events & updates for the Eastern England SIGMA hub. You can check back for details, or sign up to our JISCMail list. Contact details for this hub can be found here.