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Mathematics Learning Support Centre Business Maths Foundations Marie Bassford, 25-26 April 2001 Faculty of Engineering Teaching and Learning Support Centre.

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1 Mathematics Learning Support Centre Business Maths Foundations Marie Bassford, April 2001 Faculty of Engineering Teaching and Learning Support Centre

2 Mathematics Learning Support Centre Faculty of Engineering Teaching and Learning Support Centre (Eng TLSC) Teaching Quality Enhancement Fund (TQEF) Project Mathematics Learning Support Centre (MLSC) Business Maths Foundations web site - - Interactive on-line tutorials Overview

3 Mathematics Learning Support Centre The Faculty of Engineering Teaching and Learning Support Centre (Eng TLSC) offers support to staff, who wish to integrate innovative learning technologies into the curriculum. The Teaching Quality Enhancement Fund (TQEF) demonstrates a commitment to the enhancement, embedding and dissemination of good practice in C&IT to support learning and teaching as part of HEFCE funding. The Mathematics Learning Support Centre (MLSC) provides a range of services designed to support any undergraduate student in the university in their learning of mathematics Eng TLSC, TQEF & MLSC

4 Mathematics Learning Support Centre Business Maths Foundations Web Site: Originated from the need for basic foundations in Maths for students in Singapore Developed by Tony Croft, Clare Trott & Marie Bassford Pilot web site for Business School September 2001 Develop and disseminate the resource across Loughborough University

5 Mathematics Learning Support Centre

6 Mathematics Learning Support Centre Six main areas: Number Notation, symbols and algebra Linear relationships Common functions Mathematics of finance Statistics Within each area there is a variety of topics. Each topic is a self-contained interactive on-line document.

7 Mathematics Learning Support Centre Interactive on-line Maths Foundations Key mathematical concepts Worked examples Problems, with worked solutions Graded quizzes

8 Mathematics Learning Support Centre An on-line document called ‘Getting Started’ provides tips as well as technical help. Colour is used consistently throughout: Green text: An internal jump within the document Brown text: An external jump to another document or web site Red text: Guidelines for using the Exercises and Quizzes

9 Mathematics Learning Support Centre Have a look at the site: In particular, link to: Comments and suggestions ? Have a go...

10 Mathematics Learning Support Centre TQEF Project Officer: Marie Bassford Ext: The Mathematics Learning Support Centre (MLSC) is located in: The Department of Mathematical Sciences Room W2.08 Centre Manager : Tony Croft Department of Mathematical Sciences Room W Ext: Further Information


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