chapter  8
Enhancing the Total Learning Environment for students
ByPeter Petocz, Anna Reid
Pages 11

Developing a learning environment that supports high-quality student learning, covers curriculum that is relevant to students and their future work, caters for diverse student and academic populations and fits into university strategic plans has always been a major challenge for academic staff. In the area of mathematics it is possibly even more problematic, as it may have to counter students’ adverse perceptions of a subject that is only one part of their studies, or is not their first choice.