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Creating a suite of resources to support students with Maths Anxiety

  • Sue PawleyNicola McIntyreGemma WarrinerBecca Whitehead
  • Maths Anxiety can be described as “an emotion that blocks a person’s reasoning ability when confronted with a mathematical situation” [Spicer 2004], in an extreme form, “when confronted with a math problem, the sufferer has sweaty palms, is nauseous, has heart palpitations, and experiences paraly

    May 2023

    Can we reduce anxiety of students sitting remote exams? Sharing best practice between SPS and LHCS

  • Gemma WarrinerFiona MoormanBecca Whitehead
  • Our project was a cross school collaboration between the School of Physical Sciences (SPS) and the Life, Health and Chemical Sciences (LHCS) in response to reports of student anxiety and performance concerns.

    April 2022 to April 2024