Dr Ciarán Mac an Bhaird
Lecturer
Maths Support Centre Director
Biography
Books
Year  Publication  

2005  Primality Testing and Gaussian Sums.
Ciarán Mac an Bhaird (2005) Primality Testing and Gaussian Sums. : Logic Press. [Details] 
Book Chapters
Year  Publication  

2011  'The role of Technology in Mathematics Support'
C. Mac an Bhaird and A. O'Shea (2011) 'The role of Technology in Mathematics Support' In: Teaching Mathematics Online: Emergent Technologies and Methodologies. Hershey PA17033: IGI Global. [Details] 
Peer Reviewed Journals
Year  Publication  

2015  'Investigating relationships between the usage of Mathematics Learning Support and performance of atrisk students'
Berry E., Mac an Bhaird C., O’Shea A. (2015) 'Investigating relationships between the usage of Mathematics Learning Support and performance of atrisk students'. Teaching Mathematics and its Applications, 34 :194204 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details] 

2015  'Adult learners and mathematics learning support'
O. Fitzmaurice, C. Mac an Bhaird, E N Fhloinn, C. O'Sullivan. (2015) 'Adult learners and mathematics learning support'. ADULTS LEARNING, 10 :6883 [IR Link] [Details] 

2015  'Investigating students' levels of engagement with mathematics: critical events, motivations, and influences on behaviour'
Martin Grehan, Ciarán Mac an Bhaird & Ann O'Shea (2015) 'Investigating students' levels of engagement with mathematics: critical events, motivations, and influences on behaviour'. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2 [DOI] [Details] 

2014  'Students’ Perspectives on Diagnostic Testing'
E. Ní Fhloinn, C. Mac an Bhaird, B. Nolan (2014) 'Students’ Perspectives on Diagnostic Testing'. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 45 :5874 [DOI] [Details] 

2014  'Student perception of the impact of mathematics support in higher education'
E. Ní Fhloinn, O. Fitzmaurice, C. Mac an Bhaird, C. O'Sullivan. (2014) 'Student perception of the impact of mathematics support in higher education'. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 45 :953967 [DOI] [Details] 

2013  'Student NonEngagement with Mathematics Learning Supports'
C. Mac an Bhaird, E. N Fhloinn, O. Fitzmaurice, C. O'Sullivan. (2013) 'Student NonEngagement with Mathematics Learning Supports'. TEACHING MATHEMATICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS, 32 :191205 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details] 

2013  'The Effect of a Monitoring Scheme on Tutorial Attendance and Assignment Submission'
G. Burke, C. Mac an Bhaird, and A. O'Shea (2013) 'The Effect of a Monitoring Scheme on Tutorial Attendance and Assignment Submission'. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 44 :545553 [DOI] [Details] 

2012  'The impact of a monitoring scheme on engagement in an online course'
G. Burke, C. Mac an Bhaird, and A. O'Shea (2012) 'The impact of a monitoring scheme on engagement in an online course'. TEACHING MATHEMATICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS, 31 :191198 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details] 

2011  'The Irish Mathematics Support Network; its origins and progression'
O. Gill, K. Jennings, C. Mac an Bhaird, E. N Fhloinn and C. OSullivan (2011) 'The Irish Mathematics Support Network; its origins and progression'. The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 3 [IR Link] [Details] 

2011  'Why do students not avail themselves of mathematics support?'
M. Grehan, C. Mac an Bhaird, and A. O'Shea (2011) 'Why do students not avail themselves of mathematics support?'. RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION, 13 :7980 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details] 

2011  'The provision of mathematics support and the role of the history of mathematics'
C. Mac an Bhaird (2011) 'The provision of mathematics support and the role of the history of mathematics'. HERMATHENA, Winter 2011 :5367 [IR Link] [Details] 

2010  'The Origins, Development and evaluation of Mathematics Support Services'
O. Gill, C. Mac an Bhaird and E. N Fhloinn (2010) 'The Origins, Development and evaluation of Mathematics Support Services'. BULLETIN OF THE IRISH MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY, 66 :5163 [IR Link] [Details] 

2009  'Is Mathematics Support worthwhile? An overview of the 3rd Irish workshop on Mathematics Learning and Support Centres'
C. Mac an Bhaird and A.O'Shea (2009) 'Is Mathematics Support worthwhile? An overview of the 3rd Irish workshop on Mathematics Learning and Support Centres'. MSOR CONNECTIONS, 9 :5259 [IR Link] [Details] 

2009  'The Impact of the Mathematics Support Centre on the Grades of First Year Students at the National University of Ireland Maynooth'
C. Mac an Bhaird, T. Morgan, and A. O'Shea (2009) 'The Impact of the Mathematics Support Centre on the Grades of First Year Students at the National University of Ireland Maynooth'. TEACHING MATHEMATICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS, 28 :117122 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details] 
Conference Publications
Year  Publication  

2012  A Purely Diophantine System of Equations that Corresponds to Cyclotomic Numbers of Order l
C. Mac an Bhaird and P. McCarthy (2012) A Purely Diophantine System of Equations that Corresponds to Cyclotomic Numbers of Order l Essays on Mathematics and Statistics: Volume 2 (Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference in Mathematics and Statistics (ATINER)) , pp.2338 [Details] 

2012  The effect of fear on engagement with mathematics
A. O'Shea, M. Grehan and C. Mac an Bhaird (2012) The effect of fear on engagement with mathematics Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education, Seoul (2012) , pp.57845792 [Details] 

2012  Appropriate settings and supports for thirdlevel diagnostic testing in mathematics
E. N Fhloinn, C. Mac an Bhaird and B. Nolan (2012) Appropriate settings and supports for thirdlevel diagnostic testing in mathematics Proceedings of the SMEC Conference 2012: Teaching at the heart of Learning , pp.1015 [IR Link] [Details] 

2012  Mentoring students can lead to increased engagement and success with mathematics
C. Mac an Bhaird (2012) Mentoring students can lead to increased engagement and success with mathematics Proceedings of the CetlMSOR Conference 2011 , pp.7480 [IR Link] [Details] 

2012  Monitoring Students' Engagement with Mathematics at Third Level
G. Burke, C. Mac an Bhaird, A. O'Shea (2012) Monitoring Students' Engagement with Mathematics at Third Level Proceedings of the SMEC Conference 2012: Teaching at the heart of Learning , pp.5053 [IR Link] [Details] 

2012  Peer Mentoring for AtRisk Students
G. Burke, C. Mac an Bhaird, A. O'Shea (2012) Peer Mentoring for AtRisk Students Proceedings of the CetlMSOR Conference 2012 , pp.914 [Details] 

2011  The effects of social interactions on engagement in Mathematics
A. O'Shea, M. Grehan and C. Mac an Bhaird (2011) The effects of social interactions on engagement in Mathematics Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Research in Mathematics Education MEI 4 , pp.180191 [IR Link] [Details] 

2011  How do students deal with difficulties in mathematics?
M. Grehan, A. O'Shea and C. Mac an Bhaird (2011) How do students deal with difficulties in mathematics? Proceedings of the CetlMSOR Conference 2010 , pp.3438 [IR Link] [Details] 

2011  The Development of Mathematics Resources
C. Mac an Bhaird, A. O'Shea. (2011) The Development of Mathematics Resources Proceedings: National Digital Learning Resources Conference: NDLR Fest 2011 Vol 1 & 2 [IR Link] [Details] 

2010  What type of student avails of mathematics support and why?
C. Mac an Bhaird and A. O'Shea (2010) What type of student avails of mathematics support and why? Proceedings of the CETLMSOR Conference 2009 , pp.4851 [IR Link] [Details] 

2010  The lessons that struggling mathematics students can learn from the History of Mathematics
C. Mac an Bhaird (2010) The lessons that struggling mathematics students can learn from the History of Mathematics Proceedings of the History of Mathematics and Teaching of Mathematics Conference 2010 [Details] 

2010  What type of student avails of mathematics support and extra mathematics initiatives?
C. Mac an Bhaird, M. Grehan and A. O'Shea (2010) What type of student avails of mathematics support and extra mathematics initiatives? Proceedings of the 15th SEFI MWG Seminar and 8th Workshop GFC, Mathematical education of Engineers [IR Link] [Details] 

2010  Why do students not avail of mathematics support? A case study of first year students at NUI Maynooth
A. O'Shea, M.Grehan and C. Mac an Bhaird (2010) Why do students not avail of mathematics support? A case study of first year students at NUI Maynooth Proceedings of the British Congress for Mathematics Education April 2010 , pp.254258 [IR Link] [Details] 

2010  First year students' mathematics learning experiences at the National University of Ireland Maynooth
C. Mac an Bhaird and A. O'Shea (2010) First year students' mathematics learning experiences at the National University of Ireland Maynooth Research Teaching  Linkages: Practice and Policy. Proceedings of the National Academy's Third Annual Conference , pp.123126 [IR Link] [Details] 

2009  Introducing the history of mathematics to third level students with weak mathematical backgrounds: A case study
C. Mac an Bhaird (2009) Introducing the history of mathematics to third level students with weak mathematical backgrounds: A case study Proceedings of the CETLMSOR Conference 2008 , pp.6368 [IR Link] [Details] 

2008  The Necessity of Maths Support Centres in Higher Level Education
C. Mac an Bhaird (2008) The Necessity of Maths Support Centres in Higher Level Education Proceedings of AISHE, AISHEC Encouraging Student Engagement [IR Link] [Details] 