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Ms Taryn Axelsen

Ms Taryn Axelsen
Name Taryn Axelsen
Position Lecturer (Statistics)
Section School of Mathematics, Physics and Computing
Office B414
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4415
Extension 4415
Qualifications BSc USQ

Research interests
Statistical Anxiety in First Year University Students
Optimum Experimental Designs
Visitor Perceptions of Social Events in Galleries
Mathematics Education
Statistics Education
Mathematics Enrichment

Industry affiliations
Member of Statistical Society of Australia
MERGA Member

Currently teaching courses/programs
STA2300 Data Analysis
MAT1100 Foundation Mathematics
MAT1008 Building Professional Nursing Attributes B
STA2301 Distribution Theory
STA3301 Statistical Models

Administrative responsibilities
Statistical Consulting Unit Consultant

Research most recent
Axelsen, T., Galligan, L., & Woolcott, G. (2018). The R in the ELR Process: Reflection and the Emotions of Pre-Service Teachers. A Case Study. In A. Downton & S. Livy (Eds.), Making wave, opening spaces (Proceedings of the 41st annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia) (pp. not yet available). Auckland: MERGA.

Axelsen, Taryn and Parisi, Alfio V. and Downs, Nathan J. (2018) Triathlon and the potential for solar ultraviolet exposure risk assessed during the swim, bicycle and running legs of competitive Australian Ironman events. In: 4th International Conference on UV & Skin Cancer Prevention 2018, 1-4 May 2018, Toronto, Canada.

Marshman, M., Galligan, L., Axelsen, T., Woolcott, G., & Whannell, R. (2018). Variations on a Theme: Pre-service Mathematics Teacher Reflections Using an Affect-based Critical Moment Protocol. In A. Downton & S. Livy (Eds.), Making wave, opening spaces (Proceedings of the 41st annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia) (pp. not yet available). Auckland: MERGA.

Galligan, L., Addie, R., Axelsen, T., & Stern, L. (2017). Face-to-face and virtual mathematics enrichment for rural schools: Intersection of teachers, students, technology and pedagogy. In H. Partridge, K. Davis, & J. Thomas. (Eds.), Me, Us, IT! Proceedings ASCILITE2017: 34th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (pp. 83- 88).

Research most notable
2017 Community Engagement and Service Award – “Mathematics Rural and Regional Communities (MRRC) Program” - Taryn Axelsen, Associate Professor Linda Galligan, Associate Professor Ron Addie and Elizabeth McCarthy

Publications in ePrints

Woolcott, Geoff and Galligan, LindaORCID: and Whannell, Robert and Marshman, Margaret and Axelsen, TarynORCID: and Schmalz, Jelena and Sultanova, Nargiz (2021) How are we progressing with academic numeracy at regional universities? Perspectives from first-year undergraduate studies. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 33. pp. 451-468. ISSN 1033-2170

Downs, Nathan J. ORCID: and Axelsen, TarynORCID: and Parisi, Alfio V.ORCID: and Schouten, Peter W. and Dexter, Ben R. (2020) Measured UV Exposures of Ironman, Sprint and Olympic-Distance Triathlon Competitors. Atmosphere, 11 (5):440. pp. 1-15.

Dunn, Peter K. and Richardson, Alice and Prodromou, Theodosia and Axelsen, TarynORCID: (2020) Statistics poster competitions: an opportunity to connect academics and teachers. Statistics Education Research Journal, 19 (1).

Downs, Nathan J. ORCID: and Axelsen, TarynORCID: and Schouten, Peter and Igoe, Damien P. and Parisi, Alfio V.ORCID: and Vanos, Jennifer (2019) Biologically effective solar ultraviolet exposures and the potential skin cancer risk for individual gold medalists of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games. Temperature. pp. 1-20. ISSN 2332-8940

Galligan, Linda ORCID: and Axelsen, TarynORCID: and Pennicott, Toni and Addie, RonORCID: and Galbraith, Peter and Woolcott, Geoff (2019) 'It's part of my life' and the modelling process. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 22 (4). pp. 355-378. ISSN 1386-4416

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