Ahmed, S. & Durkacz, K. (2011). The Scottish Mathematics Support Network. MSOR Connections. 12, 42-44. doi:10.11120/msor.2012.12020042. ISSN 1473-4869
The preliminary meeting of the Scottish Mathematics Support Network was held at the University of St Andrews on 18 July 2008. The aim of the meeting was to initialise a suppor...
Su, H. & Woodham, C. A. (2003). On the uncontrollable Damped Triple Pendulum. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics. 151, 425-443. doi:10.1016/S0377-0427(02)00663-5. ISSN 0377-0427
In this paper, the controllability of the damped triple inverted pendulum is investigated. The work is concerned with the form of the cancelling pole and zero which appear in ...
Woodham, C. A. & Su, H. (2002). A computational investigation of pole-zero cancellation for a double inverted pendulum. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics. 140, 823-836. doi:10.1016/S0377-0427(01)00477-0. ISSN 0377-0427
Modern symbolic computational systems which perform automated manipulation of algebraic variables offer insights into a variety of mathematical problems. This work uses the sy...
Larcombe, P. J., French, D. R. & Woodham, C. A. (2001). A note on the asymptotic behaviour of a prime factor decomposition of the general Catalan-Larcombe-French number. Congressus numerantium. 156, 17-25. ISSN 0384-9864
The Catalan-Larcombe-French sequence has been studied in several previous papers [P. J. Larcombe and D. R. French, Congr. Numerantium 143, 33-64 (2000; Zbl 0971.05001) and ibi...
Durkacz, K., Balfour, A., Spittal, D., Rogoz, M. & Csek, L. (2014). The Engineering Peer Tutors. Edinburgh Napier Teaching Fellows Journal. Spring, 21-21
Ahmed, S., Barnes, S. & Durkacz, K. (2012). The 4th Scottish Maths Support Network meeting 2011. MSOR Connections. 12, 43-45. doi:10.11120/msor.2012.12010043. ISSN 1473-4869
This year the annual meeting of the Scottish Maths Support network (SMSN) was held at the University of Strathclyde on Friday 9 September. Almost all Scottish universities wer...
Durkacz, K. & Mowat, E. (2012). Investigating the Use of Audio Feedback in Engineering Mathematics Modules. ISBN 978-1-873769-14-0
Assessment and feedback are an important part of student learning, and there is evidence that good feedback
leads to improvements in both learning and student engagement.
Larcombe, P., Woodham, C. A. & Brown, I. C. (1998). Exact Algebraic Pole-Zero cancellation using Symbolic Mathematical Computation. doi:10.1049/cp:19980212
Modern symbolic computational systems which perform automated manipulation of mathematical variables offer insights during modelling and problem solving which remain otherwise...
Durkacz, K. & Mowat, E. (2015). Experiences of using Audio Feedback in Engineering Mathematics Modules
The main purpose of the Engineering Mathematics modules at Edinburgh Napier University is to explain the underpinning mathematical techniques, in areas such as calculus, serie...
Durkacz, K. (2015, June). Win/Win: The Engineering Peer Tutors. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier LTA Staff Conference June 2015, Edinburgh Napier University
Durkacz, K. (2015, June). The Engineering Peer Tutors. Paper presented at Scottish Maths Support Network meeting, Glasgow Caledonian University
Woodham, C. A. A symbolic investigation of pole-zero cancellation for a double inverted pendulum using torque inputs. Paper presented at IEE Colloquium on "Symbolic Computation for Control", Birmingham, UK
Modern computational packages are able to perform highly complex manipulations of symbolic variables, thus offering insights into a variety of mathematical problems. The symbo...
Durkacz, K. The Engineering Peer Tutors. Paper presented at SEBE LTA conference, Edinburgh Napier University
Woodham, C. A. & Su, H. A Computational Investigation of Pole-Zero Cancellation for a Double Inverted Pendulum System. Paper presented at ICCAM 2000, Leuven, Belgium
Modern symbolic computational systems which perform automated manipulation
of algebraic variables offer insights into a variety of mathematical
problems. This work uses the ...
Durkacz, K. Audio Feedback: it’s good and it works!. Paper presented at SEBE LTA Conference, Edinburgh Napier University
Woodham, C. A. & Su, H. A symbolic investigation of controller design for a single inverted pendulum system. Paper presented at ICCAM 2002, Leuven, Belgium
The two dimensional inverted pendulum is unstable in that it may fall over at any time in either direction unless a suitable control force is applied. This paper designs a con...
Durkacz, C. A. Audio feedback for Maths tests
Durkacz, C. A. Audio feedback for Maths tests: Part 2
During the academic 2010/2011, audio feedback was trialled on two compulsory maths modules at Edinburgh Napier University – Foundation Mathematics (Year 1) and Intermediate M...
Milne, S., McVey, M., Barr, N., Davis, M., Mason, J., Greenhalgh, R., …Fletcher, L. Sharing Assessment across Institutions and VLEs. Paper presented at CETL-MSOR Conference 2013, Coventry University
IMS Question and Test Interoperability version 2.1 (QTI 2.1) provides
a flexible and powerful way of specifying computer delivered assessment
questions and tests in an XML for...