Ms Sandra Britton

F07 - Carslaw Building
The University of Sydney

Selected grants

2005

  • Identifying Junior Science students 'at risk' of failing in semester 1; O'Byrne J, Britton S, Schmid S, May E; Faculty of Science/Teaching Development Grant.
  • Identifying Junior Science students 'at risk' of failing in semester 1 ("at risk 3"); George A, May E, Britton S, Schmid S, O'Byrne J; Science Faculty Education Research group (SCIFER), University of Sydney/Faculty Grant.

2004

  • Identifying Junior Science students 'at risk' of failing in semester 1; Britton S, Schmid S, Taylor C, O'Byrne J; Faculty of Science/Teaching Development Grant.
  • Who are Junior Science students 'at risk' and why? ("at risk 2"); O'Byrne J, Britton S, Schmid S, Taylor C; Faculty of Science/Teaching Development Grant.

2002

  • Improving Student Usage of Learning Resources in First Year Science; O'Byrne J, Franklin S, George A, Britton S; Faculty of Science/Teaching Development Grant.
  • Identifying and helping Junior Science students 'at risk' ("at risk 1"); O'Byrne J, Britton S, George A, Franklin S; Faculty of Science/Teaching Development Grant.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Britton, S., Coleman, C., Henderson, J. (1999). The little blue book, Definitions, formulas and techniques from first year mathematics. Sydney: School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sydney.

Book Chapters

  • Britton, S., New, P., Roberts, A., Sharma, M. (2007). Investigating students' ability to transfer mathematics. In Angela Brew & Judyth Sachs (Eds.), Transforming a university: the scholarship of teaching and learning in practice, (pp. 127-140). NSW, Australia: Sydney University Press.

Journals

  • Roberts, A., Sharma, M., Britton, S., New, P. (2009). Identification and use of theoretical frameworks for a qualitative understanding of mathematics transfer. CAL-Laborate, 17(1), 1-14.
  • Britton, S., Henderson, J. (2009). Linear algebra revisited: an attempt to understand students' conceptual difficulties. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 40(7), 963-974. [More Information]
  • O'Byrne, J., Britton, S., George, A., Franklin, S., Frey, A. (2009). Using academic predictors to identify first year science students at risk of failing. CAL-Laborate, 17(1), 15-25.
  • Britton, S., Daners, D., Stewart, M. (2007). A self-assessment test for incoming students. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 38(7), 861-868. [More Information]
  • Roberts, A., Sharma, M., Britton, S., New, P. (2007). An index to measure the ability of first year students to transfer mathematics. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 38(4), 429-448. [More Information]
  • Britton, S., New, P., Sharma, M. (2006). Report on a research project investigating the ability of students to transfer mathematical skills and knowledge. HERDSA News, 28(2), 10-11.
  • Britton, S., New, P., Sharma, M., Yardley, D. (2005). A case study of the transfer of mathematics skills by university students. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 36(1), 1-13. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Britton, S., Henderson, J. (2013). Issues and trends: a review of Delta conference papers from 1997 to 2011. 9th DELTA conference on the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics and statistics, Melbourne, Australia: International Delta Steering Committee.
  • Britton, S., Henderson, J. (2011). Teaching and Learning Proof-Writing in Linear Algebra. Volcanic Delta 2011: 8th Southern Hemisphere Conference on Teaching and Learning Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics, Christchurch, New Zealand: University of Canterbury.
  • Britton, S., Henderson, J. (2008). Student expectation and usage of on-line quizzes in first year undergraduate mathematics courses. 11th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME), Monterrey, Mexico: ICME.
  • Roberts, A., Sharma, M., Britton, S., New, P. (2005). Mathematics Transfer of First Year Science Students. 16th Biennial National Congress 2005 - Australian Institute of Physics : Physics for the Nation, Canberra, ACT, Australia: Australian Institute of Physics (AIP). [More Information]
  • Roberts, A., New, P., Sharma, M., Britton, S. (2005). New teaching for new students in a new context: Pushing the boundaries in first year science. HERDSA, Sydney: Institute for Learning and Teaching, University of Sydney.
  • Henderson, J., Britton, S. (2003). Is there such a thing as a perfect mathematics tutorial? Fourth Southern Hemisphere Symposium on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching And Learning, NZ: New Zealand Mathematical Society.
  • Sharma, M., Britton, S., New, P., Yardley, D. (2003). On the transfer of mathematical skills. AAPT Summer Meeting.
  • Britton, S., Coleman, C., Ivers, D., James, R., Macaskill, C. (2003). Using Acrotex to provide a structured learning environment for mathematics. Fourth Southern Hemisphere Symposium on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching And Learning, NZ: New Zealand Mathematical Society.
  • Britton, S. (2002). Are students able to transfer mathematical knowledge? ICTM2, Crete, Greece: Wiley.
  • New, P., Britton, S., Sharma, M., Brew, A. (2001). Researching the transferability of mathematical skills. R & D workshop, : UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.
  • Sharma, M., Britton, S., Brew, A., New, P. (2001). Transferring mathematical skills into physics. AAPT Summer Mtg.

2013

  • Britton, S., Henderson, J. (2013). Issues and trends: a review of Delta conference papers from 1997 to 2011. 9th DELTA conference on the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics and statistics, Melbourne, Australia: International Delta Steering Committee.

2011

  • Britton, S., Henderson, J. (2011). Teaching and Learning Proof-Writing in Linear Algebra. Volcanic Delta 2011: 8th Southern Hemisphere Conference on Teaching and Learning Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics, Christchurch, New Zealand: University of Canterbury.

2009

  • Roberts, A., Sharma, M., Britton, S., New, P. (2009). Identification and use of theoretical frameworks for a qualitative understanding of mathematics transfer. CAL-Laborate, 17(1), 1-14.
  • Britton, S., Henderson, J. (2009). Linear algebra revisited: an attempt to understand students' conceptual difficulties. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 40(7), 963-974. [More Information]
  • O'Byrne, J., Britton, S., George, A., Franklin, S., Frey, A. (2009). Using academic predictors to identify first year science students at risk of failing. CAL-Laborate, 17(1), 15-25.

2008

  • Britton, S., Henderson, J. (2008). Student expectation and usage of on-line quizzes in first year undergraduate mathematics courses. 11th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME), Monterrey, Mexico: ICME.

2007

  • Britton, S., Daners, D., Stewart, M. (2007). A self-assessment test for incoming students. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 38(7), 861-868. [More Information]
  • Roberts, A., Sharma, M., Britton, S., New, P. (2007). An index to measure the ability of first year students to transfer mathematics. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 38(4), 429-448. [More Information]
  • Britton, S., New, P., Roberts, A., Sharma, M. (2007). Investigating students' ability to transfer mathematics. In Angela Brew & Judyth Sachs (Eds.), Transforming a university: the scholarship of teaching and learning in practice, (pp. 127-140). NSW, Australia: Sydney University Press.

2006

  • Britton, S., New, P., Sharma, M. (2006). Report on a research project investigating the ability of students to transfer mathematical skills and knowledge. HERDSA News, 28(2), 10-11.

2005

  • Britton, S., New, P., Sharma, M., Yardley, D. (2005). A case study of the transfer of mathematics skills by university students. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 36(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Roberts, A., Sharma, M., Britton, S., New, P. (2005). Mathematics Transfer of First Year Science Students. 16th Biennial National Congress 2005 - Australian Institute of Physics : Physics for the Nation, Canberra, ACT, Australia: Australian Institute of Physics (AIP). [More Information]
  • Roberts, A., New, P., Sharma, M., Britton, S. (2005). New teaching for new students in a new context: Pushing the boundaries in first year science. HERDSA, Sydney: Institute for Learning and Teaching, University of Sydney.

2003

  • Henderson, J., Britton, S. (2003). Is there such a thing as a perfect mathematics tutorial? Fourth Southern Hemisphere Symposium on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching And Learning, NZ: New Zealand Mathematical Society.
  • Sharma, M., Britton, S., New, P., Yardley, D. (2003). On the transfer of mathematical skills. AAPT Summer Meeting.
  • Britton, S., Coleman, C., Ivers, D., James, R., Macaskill, C. (2003). Using Acrotex to provide a structured learning environment for mathematics. Fourth Southern Hemisphere Symposium on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching And Learning, NZ: New Zealand Mathematical Society.

2002

  • Britton, S. (2002). Are students able to transfer mathematical knowledge? ICTM2, Crete, Greece: Wiley.

2001

  • New, P., Britton, S., Sharma, M., Brew, A. (2001). Researching the transferability of mathematical skills. R & D workshop, : UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.
  • Sharma, M., Britton, S., Brew, A., New, P. (2001). Transferring mathematical skills into physics. AAPT Summer Mtg.

1999

  • Britton, S., Coleman, C., Henderson, J. (1999). The little blue book, Definitions, formulas and techniques from first year mathematics. Sydney: School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sydney.

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