# Outputs from the Mathematical Sciences HE Curriculum Innovation Strand

## In 'National HE STEM Programme'

Back to 'STEM'Through the National HE STEM Programme the MSOR Network established a total of 32 projects based around higher education curriculum development within the mathematical sciences. For more information, please see the Summary of work in mathematical sciences HE curriculum innovation report.

A number of publications and resources were produced as outputs from these projects and they are available for download below.

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A report the outlining the debate, talks and discussions, with recommendations of current priorities for curriculum development in mathematical sciences resulting from the HE Mathematics Curriculum Summit held in January 2011. | |

Developing graduate skills in HE mathematics programmes: Case studies of successful practice | A series of short case studies providing examples of ways in which specific graduate skills have been successfully developed through curricular initiatives. |

Further work developing graduate skills in HE mathematics programmes | A further series of short case studies on approaches to developing graduate skills within the mathematical sciences. |

Graduates’ views on the undergraduate mathematics curriculum | Report of a survey to understand graduates’ perspectives on the undergraduate mathematics curriculum. The survey was undertaken by Loughborough University. |

Employer engagement in undergraduate mathematics | Short case studies describing work focused upon developing graduate and employability skills by involving employers in the curriculum. |

Student-centred approaches in mathematics | Case studies describing work in the areas of student support, transition to university, retention and inclusive curricula, all from a ‘student-centred’ perspective. |

Good practice on inclusive curricula in the mathematical sciences | Reports from academic staff, professional support staff, disability researchers and students on specific accessibility challenges in the mathematical sciences beyond those usually considered in generic good practice advice and guidance. |

Maths Arcade: Stretching and supporting mathematical thinking | A guide to setting up and running Maths Arcades, an innovative support initiative, along with case studies of their implementation at several universities. |

Being a professional mathematician | Resources to encourage students’ awareness of what it means to be a ‘professional mathematician’ along with guidance as to how these ideas might be embedded within the undergraduate curriculum. |

History of mathematics in the higher education curriculum | A guide to using history of mathematics within various contexts in higher education with a particular emphasis upon a mechanism to engage students with the subject. |

Media enhanced teaching and learning | Case studies and evidence of the use of using recordings in teaching, learning and assessment and their impact upon student learning. |

Mapping university mathematics assessment practices | A comprehensive report of a survey, along with a number of supporting case studies of current practice, exploring the potential for using alternative forms of assessment within the mathematical sciences. |

Teaching problem-solving in undergraduate mathematics | A good practice guide, which contains a number of very usable problems, on developing, teaching and assessing problem solving. |

A pilot for a shared on-line statistics advisory service | A report of a pilot initiative to offer statistics support to students at several universities via a shared online service. |

Industrial problem solving for higher education | An Industrial Problem Solving for Higher Education (IPSHE) wiki, developed by the Department of Engineering Mathematics at the University of Bristol which maintains a list of case studies from real, recent industrial and scientific research problems serving as a basis for group projects at all levels of undergraduate study. |