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Webinar 4 - Helping learners who have difficulty with calculation


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Last updated 26 October 2012 15:29 by NZTecAdmin

Date and time: 12 May 2010 12:30pm
Presenter: Dr. Anna Wilson
Status: Discussions completed

This webinar has occurred. You can access its associated readings below as well as watch a recording of the presentation.

The webinar was a workshop that focussed on helping learners who have difficulty with calculation. It emphasised teaching and learning approaches that are likely to work in tertiary settings.

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Click below to view a recording of this webinar. It runs for approximately 1 hour. This video features the slides used by the presenter during the webinar, with the presenter's commentary.

Anna Wilson Difficulty with Calculation

Dr. Anna Wilson

Dr Anna Wilson is a New Zealander who completed a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Oregon, specialising in mathematical cognition in adults and special education. She then worked for three years as a post-doctural fellow at INSERM U562 (Paris,France) with Stanislas Dehaene, where she developed an expertise in dyscalculia (mathematical learning disabilities). She designed and tested software for remediation of dyscalculia ("The Number Race"). This open-source software has now been translated into eight different languages.

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Dyscalculia (PowerPoint, 3 MB)

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