Dr. Olivia Fitzmaurice

Dr. Olivia Fitzmaurice
Lecturer Mathematics Education
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Olivia Fitzmaurice


 
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Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2018 '‘Crossing’ the equals sign: Insights into pre-service teachers’ understanding of linear equations'
Fitzmaurice, O., O'Meara, N., Johnson, P. & Lacey, S. (2018) '‘Crossing’ the equals sign: Insights into pre-service teachers’ understanding of linear equations'. Asia Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, :1-22 [DOI] [Details]
2018 '`Crossing' the equals sign: insights into pre-service teachers' understanding of linear equations'
Fitzmaurice O.;O'Meara N.;Johnson P.;Lacey S. (2018) '`Crossing' the equals sign: insights into pre-service teachers' understanding of linear equations'. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, [DOI] [Details]
2018 'Crossing the equals sign: insights into pre-service teachers’ understanding of linear equations'
Fitzmaurice, O., O'Meara, N., Johnson, P., & Lacey S. (2018) 'Crossing the equals sign: insights into pre-service teachers’ understanding of linear equations'. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, :1-22 [Details]
2017 'What Subject Matter Knowledge do second-level teachers need to know to teach trigonometry? An exploration and case study'
Walsh, R., Fitzmaurice, O. and O'Donoghue, J. (2017) 'What Subject Matter Knowledge do second-level teachers need to know to teach trigonometry? An exploration and case study'. Irish Educational Studies, 36 (3):273-306 [Details]
2017 'What Subject Matter Knowledge do second-level teachers need to know to teach trigonometry? An exploration and case study'
Walsh, R,Fitzmaurice, O,O'Donoghue, J (2017) 'What Subject Matter Knowledge do second-level teachers need to know to teach trigonometry? An exploration and case study'. Irish Educational Studies, 36 :273-306 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Old Habits Die Hard: An uphill struggle against rules without reason'
O'Meara, N. , Fitzmaurice, O. & Johnson, P. (2017) 'Old Habits Die Hard: An uphill struggle against rules without reason'. 5 (1):91-109 [Details]
2016 'Preparing Tutors for Mathematics Learning Support'
Fitzmaurice, O., Cronin, A., Ni Fhloinn, E., O’Sullivan, C. and Walsh, R. (2016) 'Preparing Tutors for Mathematics Learning Support'. MSOR Connections, 14 (3):14-21 [Details]
2014 ''Ours is not to reason why, just invert and multiply': an insight into Irish prospective secondary teachers' conceptual understanding of the division of fractions'
Slattery, J,Fitzmaurice, O (2014) ''Ours is not to reason why, just invert and multiply': an insight into Irish prospective secondary teachers' conceptual understanding of the division of fractions'. Irish Educational Studies, 33 :467-488 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Mathematical Thinking: Challenging prospective teachers to do more than talk the talk'
Prendergast, M, Johnson, P. Fitzmaurice, O., Liston, M., O'Keeffe, L. & O'Meara, N.. (2014) 'Mathematical Thinking: Challenging prospective teachers to do more than talk the talk'. International Journal Of Mathematical Education In Science And Technology, 45 (5):635-647 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'The role of prior mathematical experience in predicting mathematics performance in higher education'
Faulkner F.;Hannigan A.;Fitzmaurice O. (2014) 'The role of prior mathematical experience in predicting mathematics performance in higher education'. International Journal Of Mathematical Education In Science And Technology, 45 (5):648-667 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Student perception of the impact of mathematics support in higher education'
Ní Fhloinn E.;Fitzmaurice O.;Mac an Bhaird C.;O¿Sullivan C. (2014) 'Student perception of the impact of mathematics support in higher education'. International Journal Of Mathematical Education In Science And Technology, 45 (7):953-967 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Student non-engagement with mathematics learning supports'
An Bhaird C.;Fitzmaurice O.;Nífhloinn E.;O'sullivan C. (2013) 'Student non-engagement with mathematics learning supports'. Teaching Mathematics And Its Applications, 32 (4):191-205 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Why is statistics perceived as difficult and can practice during training change perceptions? Insights from a prospective mathematics teacher'
Fitzmaurice O.;Leavy A.;Hannigan A. (2013) 'Why is statistics perceived as difficult and can practice during training change perceptions? Insights from a prospective mathematics teacher'. Teaching Mathematics And Its Applications, 33 (4):230-248 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'An investigation of prospective secondary mathematics teachers' conceptual knowledge of and attitudes towards statistics'
Hannigan A.;Gill O.;Leavy A. (2013) 'An investigation of prospective secondary mathematics teachers' conceptual knowledge of and attitudes towards statistics'. Journal Of Mathematics Teacher Education, 16 (6):427-449 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'If you're doubting yourself then, what's the fun in that? An exploration of why prospective secondary mathematics teachers perceive statistics as difficult'
Leavy A.;Hannigan A.;Fitzmaurice O. (2013) 'If you're doubting yourself then, what's the fun in that? An exploration of why prospective secondary mathematics teachers perceive statistics as difficult'. Journal Of Statistics Education, 21 (3) [DOI] [Details]
2012 'An innovative approach to evaluating the university of Limerick's mathematics learning centre'
Carroll C.;Gill O. (2012) 'An innovative approach to evaluating the university of Limerick's mathematics learning centre'. Teaching Mathematics And Its Applications, 31 (4):199-214 [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Complementing mathematics support with online MathsCasts'
Loch, B,Gill, O,Croft, AC (2011) 'Complementing mathematics support with online MathsCasts'. Anziam Journal, 53 :561-575 [Details]
2011 'Complementing mathematics support with online MathsCasts'
Loch B.;Gill O.;Croft A. (2011) 'Complementing mathematics support with online MathsCasts'. Anziam Journal, 53 (SUPPL) [Details]
2010 'Trends in the mathematical competency of university entrants in Ireland by leaving certificate mathematics grade'
Faulkner F., Hannigan A., Gill O. (2010) 'Trends in the mathematical competency of university entrants in Ireland by leaving certificate mathematics grade'. Teaching Mathematics and its Applications, 29 (2):76-93 [DOI] [Details]
2010 'Trends in performance of science and technology students (1997-2008) in Ireland'
Gill O., O'Donoghue J., Faulkner F., Hannigan A. (2010) 'Trends in performance of science and technology students (1997-2008) in Ireland'. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 41 (3):323-339 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2018 Adults Learning Mathematics 25th Annual Conference (ALM-25)
Ryan, M., Fitzmaurice, O., and Johnson, P. (2018) Divorce, Evil, and the Regime of Terror – Personal Characterisations of Mathematics in the Lives of Mature Students Adults Learning Mathematics 25th Annual Conference (ALM-25) London, England, , 09-JUL-18 - 12-JUL-18 [Details]
2018 British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics (BSRLM) Day Conference
Ryan, M.., Fitzmaurice, O., and Johnson, P. (2018) Like a Red Rag to a Bull! Investigating the Existence of Mathematics Anxiety among Mature Students British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics (BSRLM) Day Conference London, England, , 10-NOV-18 - 10-NOV-18 [Details]
2018 24th ICMI Study Group Meeting on School Mathematics Curriculum Reforms: Challenges, Changes and Opportunities
O’Meara, N., Fitzmaurice, O., Johnson, P., Prendergast, M., and Freemyer, J. (2018) Time to Reflect: Lessons learnt from an Irish Curriculum Reform 24th ICMI Study Group Meeting on School Mathematics Curriculum Reforms: Challenges, Changes and Opportunities Tsukuba, Japan, , 26-NOV-18 - 30-NOV-18 [Details]
2018 Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI)
Ryan, M., Fitzmaurice O., and Johnson, P. (2018) Coming back to haunt me! An Investigation into the Existence of Mathematics Anxiety among Mature Students studying Service Mathematics in Ireland Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) Dublin, Ireland, , 05-APR-18 - 07-APR-18 [Details]
2017 The 42nd Annual ATEE Conference
Freemyer, J., Johnson, P. and Fitzmaurice, O. (2017) Effective Mathematics teaching: Lessons learned from Ireland, the U.S., and the U.K The 42nd Annual ATEE Conference Dubrovnik, Croatia, , 23-OCT-17 - 25-OCT-17 [Details]
2016 18th Annual Global Conference of the International Leadership Association
Freemyer, J., Johnson, P., and Fitzmaurice, O (2016) The Dynamics of Inclusive Leadership in the Context of a Mandated National Change Initiative 18th Annual Global Conference of the International Leadership Association Atlanta, Georgia, , 02-NOV-16 - 05-NOV-16 [Details]
2016 13th International Congress of Mathematics Education (ICME)
Fitzmaurice, O., Johnson, P., O’Meara, N., and Lacey, S. (2016) Insights in Pre-Service Teachers’ Misconceptions of Linear Equations 13th International Congress of Mathematics Education (ICME) Hamburg, Germany, , 24-JUL-16 - 31-JUL-16 [Details]
2015 Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) 38
O’Keeffe, L., Fitzmaurice, O. and Johnson, P. (2015) An Irish Response to an International Concern: Challenges to Mathematics Teaching Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) 38 Brisbane, Australia, [Details]
2013 Educational Studies Association of Ireland
Liston, M., Fitzmaurice, O., Johnson, P., O'Meara, N., O'Keeffe, L. and Prendergast, M. (2013) Adjusting to Project Maths: Challenges faced in Initial Teacher Education Educational Studies Association of Ireland Limerick, Ireland, , 21-MAR-13 - 23-MAR-13 [Details]
2011 THE CHANGING PROFILE OF THIRD LEVEL SERVICE MATHEMATICS IN IRELAND (1997-2010)
Faulkner, F,Hannigan, A,Gill, O,Pytlak, M,Rowland, T,Swoboda, E (2011) PROCEEDINGS OF THE SEVENTH CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION (CERME 7) THE CHANGING PROFILE OF THIRD LEVEL SERVICE MATHEMATICS IN IRELAND (1997-2010) , pp.1992-2001 [Details]
2011 THE ROLE OF VIDEO-BASED EXPERIENCES IN THE TEACHER EDUCATION OF PRE-SERVICE MATHEMATICS TEACHERS
Liston, M,Gill, O,Pytlak, M,Rowland, T,Swoboda, E (2011) PROCEEDINGS OF THE SEVENTH CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION (CERME 7) THE ROLE OF VIDEO-BASED EXPERIENCES IN THE TEACHER EDUCATION OF PRE-SERVICE MATHEMATICS TEACHERS , pp.2727-2736 [Details]
2006 Thirteenth International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics - A Research Forum
Gill, O. and J. O'Donoghue (2006) Mathematics support for adult learners . In: * eds. Thirteenth International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics - A Research Forum , 16-JUL-06 - 20-JUL-06 , pp.*-* [Details]
2006 Thirteenth International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics - A Research Forum
Gill, O. and J. O'Donoghue (2006) Mathematics support for adult learners of mathematics . In: * eds. Thirteenth International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics - A Research Forum , 16-JUL-06 - 20-JUL-06 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Twelveth International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics ¿V A Research Forum
Gill, O. and J. O'Donoghue (2005) Mapping the 'Mathematics Problem' in Ireland: a longitudinal study of diagnostic test results . In: * eds. Twelveth International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics ¿V A Research Forum , 03-JUL-05 - 07-JUL-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 First International Conference on Research in Mathematics Education
Gill, O. and J. O'Donoghue (2005) What counts as service mathematics teaching in Irish Universities . In: Close, S., Dooley, T. and D. Corcoran eds. First International Conference on Research in Mathematics Education , 16-SEP-05 - 17-SEP-05 , pp.265-277 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2016 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education,
Walsh, R., Fitzmaurice, O., O'Donoghue, J. (2016) Irish Pre-Service Teachers’ Subject Matter Knowledge of Secondary Level Trigonometry. [Oral Presentation], 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education, Hamburg, Germany , 24-JUL-16 - 31-JUL-16 [Details]
2015 6th Teaching and Learning Day: Improving Retention by Identifying and Supporting At-Risk Students,
Walsh, R., Fitzmaurice, O. (2015) Identifying and Supporting At-Risk Service Mathematics Students at the Mathematics Learning Centre (University of Limerick). [Oral Presentation], 6th Teaching and Learning Day: Improving Retention by Identifying and Supporting At-Risk Students, University of Limerick , 28-MAY-15 - 28-MAY-15 [Details]
2015 Adults Learning Mathematics (ALM) 22,
Walsh, R., Fitzmaurice, O. (2015) Diagnosing areas of weakness among mature STEM students at third-level, and current intervention methods employed to combat these weaknesses at the University of Limerick. [Oral Presentation], Adults Learning Mathematics (ALM) 22, Alexandria, VA, USA , 12-JUL-15 - 15-JUL-15 [Details]
2015 PechaKucha Seminar,
Walsh, R., Fitzmaurice, O., O'Donoghue, J. (2015) PechaKucha: A Purpose-Built Model for the Effective Teaching of Trigonometry. [Oral Presentation], PechaKucha Seminar, EPISTEM, University of Limerick , 28-APR-15 - 28-APR-15 [Details]
2013 NUI Galway - UL Alliance Engineering, Informatics and Science Research Day 2013,
Walsh, R., Fitzmaurice, O. (2013) available http://hdl.handle.net/10379/3345. [Poster Presentation], NUI Galway - UL Alliance Engineering, Informatics and Science Research Day 2013, NUI Galway , 11-APR-13 - 11-APR-13 [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
2016 A comparison of the mathematical performance of mature students and traditional students over a 10-year period.
Faulkner, F,Fitzmaurice, O,Hannigan, A (2016) A comparison of the mathematical performance of mature students and traditional students over a 10-year period. Reviews [DOI] [Details]

Other Items Published

  Year Publication
2006 Mathematics Support for Adult Learners.
Gill, O; O'Donoghue, J (2006) Mathematics Support for Adult Learners. Other Items Published [Details]
2005 What Counts as Service Mathematics Teaching in Irish Universities.
Gill, O (2005) What Counts as Service Mathematics Teaching in Irish Universities. Other Items Published [Details]
2005 Analysis of Leaving Certificate Mathematics as Preparation for Service Mathematics Courses in UL.
Gill, O; O'Donoghue, J (2005) Analysis of Leaving Certificate Mathematics as Preparation for Service Mathematics Courses in UL. Other Items Published [Details]
2004 An Irish Perspective on the 'Mathematics Problem'.
Gill, O; O'Donoghue, J (2004) An Irish Perspective on the 'Mathematics Problem'. Other Items Published [Details]