Dr Ciarán Mac an Bhaird

Mathematics and Statistics

Lecturer
Maths Support Centre Director

Logic House
205
(01) 7083992

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 at-risk students'
Berry E., Mac an Bhaird C., O’Shea A. (2015) 'Investigating relationships between the usage of Mathematics Learning Support and performance of at-risk students'. Teaching Mathematics and its Applications, 34 :194-204 [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 :68-83 [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 :58-74 [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 :953-967 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Student Non-Engagement with Mathematics Learning Supports'
C. Mac an Bhaird, E. N Fhloinn, O. Fitzmaurice, C. O'Sullivan. (2013) 'Student Non-Engagement with Mathematics Learning Supports'. TEACHING MATHEMATICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS, 32 :191-205 [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 :545-553 [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 :191-198 [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 :79-80 [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 :53-67 [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 :51-63 [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 :52-59 [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 :117-122 [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.23-38 [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.5784-5792 [Details]
2012 Appropriate settings and supports for third-level diagnostic testing in mathematics
E. N Fhloinn, C. Mac an Bhaird and B. Nolan (2012) Appropriate settings and supports for third-level diagnostic testing in mathematics Proceedings of the SMEC Conference 2012: Teaching at the heart of Learning , pp.10-15 [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 Cetl-MSOR Conference 2011 , pp.74-80 [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.50-53 [IR Link] [Details]
2012 Peer Mentoring for At-Risk Students
G. Burke, C. Mac an Bhaird, A. O'Shea (2012) Peer Mentoring for At-Risk Students Proceedings of the Cetl-MSOR Conference 2012 , pp.9-14 [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.180-191 [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 Cetl-MSOR Conference 2010 , pp.34-38 [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 CETL-MSOR Conference 2009 , pp.48-51 [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.254-258 [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.123-126 [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 CETL-MSOR Conference 2008 , pp.63-68 [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, AISHE-C Encouraging Student Engagement [IR Link] [Details]