Papers in Progress and Recent Publications.

** Journal Papers (9) **
** C. Mac an Bhaird**, E. Níhloinn, O. Fitzmaurice,C. O'Sullivan. Student Non-Engagement with Mathematics Learning Supports. * Teaching Mathematics and its Applications, * 32, 191-205, 2013.
E. Níhloinn, ** C. Mac an Bhaird**, B. Nolan. Students Perspectives on Diagnostic Testing. * International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology,* 2013, DOI:10.1080/0020739X.2013.790508.
G. Burke, ** C. Mac an Bhaird**, A. O'Shea. The Effect of a Monitoring Scheme on Tutorial Attendance and Assignment Submission. *International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology,* 44 (3), 545-553, 2013.
G. Burke, ** C. Mac an Bhaird**, A. O'Shea. The Impact of a Monitoring Scheme on Engagement in an Online Course. *Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications: International Journal of the IMA,* Vol 31, No 4, 191-198, 2012.
M. Grehan, ** C. Mac an Bhaird**, A. O'Shea. Why do students not avail themselves of mathematics support? * Research in Mathematics Education*, Vol 13, No 1, 79-80, 2011.
O. Gill, K. Jennings, ** C. Mac an Bhaird**, E. Níhloinn, C. OSullivan. The Irish Mathematics Support Network; its origins and progression.* AISHE-J: The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education*, Vol 3, No 2, 51.1-51.13, 2011.
O. Gill, ** C. Mac an Bhaird**, E. Níhloinn. The Origins, Development and evaluation of Mathematics Support Services. * Bulletin of the Irish Mathematical Society,* Vol 66, No 2, 51-63, 2010.
** C. Mac an Bhaird**, T. Morgan, A.O'Shea. 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,* Vol 28, No 3, 117-122, 2009.
** C. Mac an Bhaird**, A.O'Shea. Is Mathematics Support worthwhile? An overview of the 3rd Irish workshop on Mathematics Learning and Support Centres. * MSOR Connections, Vol 9, No 2, 52-59, 2009.
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*** Books (1) **
** C. Mac an Bhaird**. *.Primality Testing and Gaussian Sums,* Logic Press, Kilcock, ISBN:0-9544269-3-2, 2005.
** Book Chapters (1) **
** **** C. Mac an Bhaird** and A. O'Shea. The role of Technology in Mathematics Support. Book chapter. In A. Juan, M. Huertas, S. Trenholm, C. Steegmann (Eds.) * Teaching Mathematics Online:Emergent Technologies and Methodologies*, (pp. 367-383), IGI Global, 2011.
** Conference Papers (16) **
G. Burke, ** C. Mac an Bhaird**, A. O'Shea. Peer Mentoring for At-Risk Students. * In Waller, D. (Ed) Proceedings of the Cetl-MSOR Conference 2012,* p 9-14, 2012.
** C. Mac an Bhaird**, P. McCarthy. A Purely Diophantine System of Equations that Corresponds to Cyclotomic Numbers of Order l. * In Akis, V. (Ed) Essays on Mathematics and Statistics: Volume 2 (Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference in Mathematics and Statistics (ATINER)),* (pp. 23-38) 2012.
E. Níhloinn, ** C. Mac an Bhaird**, B. Nolan. Appropriate settings and supports for third-level diagnostic testing in mathematics. * In the Proceedings of the SMEC Conference 2012,* (pp. 10-15) 2012.
G. Burke, ** C. Mac an Bhaird**, A. O'Shea. Monitoring Students' Engagement with Mathematics at Third Level. * In the Proceedings of the SMEC Conference 2012,* (pp. 50-53) 2012.
** C. Mac an Bhaird**. Mentoring students can lead to increased engagement and success with mathematics. * In Waller, D. (Ed) Proceedings of the Cetl-MSOR Conference 2011,* p 74-80, 2012.
M. Grehan, ** C. Mac an Bhaird**, A. O'Shea. The effect of fear on engagement with mathematics. * Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress on Mathematical Education,* p 5785-5792, 2012.
M. Grehan, ** C. Mac an Bhaird**, A. O'Shea. The effects of social interactions on engagement with mathematics. *In Dooley, T., Corcoran, D., Ryan, M. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on research in Mathematics education (MEI 4)*, p 180-191, 2011.
M. Grehan, **A. O'Shea**, ** C. Mac an Bhaird.** How do students deal with difficulties in mathematics? *In Green, D. (Ed) Proceedings of the Cetl-MSOR Conference 2010,* p 34-38, 2011.
** C. Mac an Bhaird**, A. O'Shea. The Development of Mathematics Resources. * In Bruen, C., Dundon, A., Allen, M., Diggins, Y., Marcus-Quinn, A. (Eds) Proceedings: National Digital Learning Resources Conference: NDLR Fest 2011 Vol 1 & 2 ISBN 978-1-905952-33-5. *
Martin Grehan, ** C. Mac an Bhaird**, Ann O'Shea. Why do students not avail of mathematics support? A case study of first year students at the National University of Ireland Maynooth. *Proceedings of the British Congress for Mathematics Education April 2010, Joubert, M. and Andrews, P. (Eds.) 254-258, 2010. *
** C. Mac an Bhaird**, M. Grehan, A. O'Shea. 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, ISBN: 978-3-939, 2010.*
** C. Mac an Bhaird**, A. O'Shea. First year students' mathematics learning experiences at the National University of Ireland Maynooth. *In Murphy, J., Griffen, C. and Higgs, B. (Eds) Research Teaching - Linkages: Practice and Policy. Proceedings of the National Academy's Third Annual Conference, 123-126, 2010.*
** C. Mac an Bhaird** and A. O'Shea. What type of student avails of mathematics support and why? *Proceedings of the CETL-MSOR Conference 2009, D. Green (Ed), 48-51, 2010.*
** C. Mac an Bhaird**. 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.* Published on CD by the Institute of Mathematics of the University of Miskolc, Miskolc, 2010. ISBN 978-963-661-929-9.
** C. Mac an Bhaird**. Introducing the history of mathematics to third level students with weak mathematical backgrounds: A case study. * Proceedings of the CETL-MSOR Conference 2008, D. Green (Ed),63-68, 2009.*
** C. Mac an Bhaird** The Necessity of Maths Support Centres in Higher Level Education. * Online Conference Proceedings of AISHE, AISHE-C Encouraging Student Engagement, L.Carey, H. Guerin, S. Huntley-Moore, S. Magennis, B. McMullin.(Eds), 2008.*
** Additional Articles-Catalogues-Reports (6) **
** C. Mac an Bhaird **, D. Lawson. How to set up a mathematics and statistics support provision.* ***sigma** Coventry: Coventry University, 2012.
** C. Mac an Bhaird**, D. Lawson. And the winner is...mathematics support.* ***sigma** Coventry: Coventry University, 2012.
G. Burke, ** C. Mac an Bhaird**, Ann O'Shea. Peer Mentoring for At-Risk Students* In Teaching Fellowships 2011-12, Project Reports and Outcomes, NUI Centre for Teaching and Learning, 45-48. *2012.
** C. Mac an Bhaird**, A. O'Shea. The Mathematics Support Centre: flexible support for students.* In Waddington, S., McCaffery, C. (Eds) Large Group Teaching-the local context: reflections on practice in the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, 7-9. * Centre for Teaching and Learning, NUI Maynooth, 2011.
** C. Mac an Bhaird**. The Mathematics Support Centre, National University of Ireland Maynooth.* In Gill, O., O'Donoghue, J., Johnson, P. (Eds) An Audit of Mathematical Support Provisions in Irish Third Level Institutes, 63-68. *Regional Centre for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching and Learning, 2008.
** C. Mac an Bhaird**. A guide to the Mathematics Collection in the Russell Library. Catalogue for John Paull II Library, National University of Ireland Maynooth, 1999.
** Published Abstracts (3) **
** C. Mac an Bhaird** The use of technologies to create an active Mathematical environment for students. * Seminar Abstract, Bulletin of the Irish Mathematical Society, no. 62, 2008.*
** C. Mac an Bhaird** Solving equations and the general Gaussian Sum. * Seminar Abstract, Bulletin of the Irish Mathematical Society, No. 60, 2007.*
** C. Mac an Bhaird** Gauss method for the determination of cyclotomic numbers. * PhD Abstract, Bulletin of the Irish Mathematical Society, No. 60, 2007. *