Mathematics Support Lecturer
Dr Mark Hodds completed his undergraduate studies with a BSc (Hons.) in Mathematics and Accounting and Finance at Loughborough University in 2010 before staying at Loughborough to complete his PhD in Mathematics Education on “Improving proof comprehension in undergraduate mathematics” in 2014. He has always enjoyed teaching mathematics to students of all ages and, prior to starting at Coventry University, he completed a PGCE in Secondary Mathematics at the University of Leicester. Mark has been in his current role as sigma Mathematics Support Lecturer since June 2014 and also teaches on the module 101MP – Algebra for first year mathematics students. Alongside this, Mark also takes numeracy sessions for students on nursing courses in the HLS faculty. He is keen to investigate innovative methods of teaching mathematics to help students reach their potential which is reflected in the research he is currently undertaking with the DMLL.