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  1. “Can’t do the Maths” This is the single biggest factor in first year dropout from Physical Science and Engineering courses

  2. “Can’t do the Maths” • led to diagnostic assessment in 250+ Depts of Maths, Physics & Engineering • led to 50+ Maths support centres • triggered the Engineering Council Report ‘Measuring the Maths Problem’

  3. Maths Support at the Transition to University This FDTL4 project followed naturally from the previous initiatives Aim: to provide accessible Maths support for students/staff on-line and on disk

  4. FDTL4 Maths Tutor DVD Maths Centre Web site LTSN Other components New funders e-diagnostics Video tutorials e-texts New funders

  5. Maths Support at the Transition to University • A consortium project involving • Coventry Duncan Lawson • Leeds Peter Coltman Tom Roper • Mike Savage • Loughborough Tony Croft • EBS Trust Jim Stevenson • Janice Gardner