Analysing and Improving Students’ Mathematics Skills Using ICT-Tools
Seppo Pohjolainen 1 * , Ossi Nykänen 1, Janne Venho 2, Jussi Kangas 1
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1 Tampere University of Technology, Laboratory of Mathematics, Tampere, FINLAND
2 School of Ylöjärvi, Ylöjärvi, FINLAND
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In this paper the supportive actions taken at Tampere University of Technology (TUT) for the first year students in engineering mathematics are discussed. The measures include Basic Skill’s Test (BST), Mathematics Remedial Instruction (MRI), and student profiling based on students’ attitudes on learning. Specially, we describe how MRI was implemented in Math-Bridge and carried out at TUT. The effects of MRI for different learner groups using success indicators, log file analysis, and statistical methods are presented and clarified using data visualization.


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Article Type: Research Article

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2018 - Volume 14 Issue 4, pp. 1221-1227

Publication date: 05 Jan 2018

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