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  • Bishop, Russell (Peter Lang Publishing, 2009)
    The widely accepted educational goals for Maori, established at the first Hui Taumata Matauranga held in 2001, are that Maori ought to be able to live as Maori, actively participate as citizens of the world, and enjoy both ...
  • White, Elizabeth Jayne (Peter Lang Publishing Inc., 2011)
    Pedagogy is an uncertain art. Yet by its very nature, contemporary teaching and learning practice typically suggests that the expert teacher must come to know their student well enough to plan and predict for educational ...
  • Twidale, Michael B.; Nichols, David M. (Sense Publishers, 2013)
    We explore a term, Agile, that is being used in various workplace settings, including the management of universities. The term may have several related but slightly different meanings. Agile is often used in the context ...
  • Carvalho, António F; Gonçalves, David; Granja, Raquel; Petchey, Fiona (Archaeopress, 2012)
    A research project on the Algar do Bom Santo necropolis started in 2010. This paper presents a preliminary synthesis on the exhumed human population and a first insight into the funerary practices recorded during the site ...
  • Churchman, Jock; Lowe, David J. (CRC Press, 2012)
    This chapter, like Churchman (2000), seeks to bring readers up to date with information and understanding about the alteration of minerals and the nature of their products in the context of the formation and development ...
  • Andisols 
    McDaniel, Paul A.; Lowe, David J.; Arnalds, Olafur; Ping, Chen-Lu (CRC Press, 2012)
    Andisols are soils that typically form in loose volcanic ejecta (tephra) such as volcanic ash, cinders, or pumice. They are characterized by andic properties that include physical, chemical, and mineralogical properties ...
  • Sleigh, James W.; Steyn-Ross, Moira L.; Steyn-Ross, D. Alistair; Voss, Logan J.; Wilson, Marcus T. (Humana Press., 2010)
    It is a simple observation that the function of the central nervous system changes abruptly at certain critical brain concentrations of the anesthetic drug. This can be viewed as analogous to “state transitions” in systems ...
  • Gillespie, Alexander (Federation Press, 2009)
    The purpose of this chapter is to give the reader an overview of where some of the ethical debates around animals and international law are found. In part, the chapter builds upon my earlier work in this area. At the time ...
  • Broughan, Kevin A. (Cambridge University Press, 2006)
    This appendix is the manual for a set of functions written to assist the reader to understand and apply the theorems on GL(n, R) set out in the main part of the book. The software for the package is provided over the World ...
  • Milne, Louise; Chambers, Megan; Moreland, Judy; Jones, Alister (Centre for Technology Education Research, Griffith University, 2002)
    This paper discusses a framework for describing and analysing how young students (5–6 years) learn in technology with a view towards enhancing teaching and learning practice in technology. Examples of student work which ...
  • Te Awekotuku, Ngahuia (2008)
    Arnold Manaaki Wilson was born in 1928, in Ruatoki, a community which nestles beneath the misty Taiarahia hills, following the curves of the Ohinemataroa river valley – known to others as of his tuhoe people. They know him ...
  • Middleton, Sue (Ministry of Culture and Heritage, 2012)
    An overview of the life and career of Educationalist, teacher, writer Sylvia Constance Ashton-Warner.
  • Jones, Alister; Cowie, Bronwen; Moreland, Judy (Elsevier, 2010)
    People use technology to intervene in the world to expand their possibilities, applying both intellectual and practical resources. It encompasses more than information and communication technologies (ICTs). Technology is ...
  • Sun, Quan; Pfahringer, Bernhard (2011)
    Ensemble selection has recently appeared as a popular ensemble learning method, not only because its implementation is fairly straightforward, but also due to its excellent predictive performance on practical problems. The ...
  • Middleton, Sue (2009)
    It seems ironic that, designed as they are to quantify, evaluate and reward the research quantum of academic institutions, departments and individuals, research assessment exercises have themselves become objects of their ...
  • Mackinnon, Jacquelin (LexisNexis NZ Limited, 2007)
    Increasingly, legal research projects undertaken at law school or in practice will involve Māori custom law and/or tikanga Māori.' The role of both Māori custom law and tikanga Māori is most evident in the work of the Māori ...
  • Ryan, Tom (2001)
    Discusses the history and content of the “Journal of the Resolution’s Voyage”, an unauthorized and illicitly published account of Cook’s second voyage of exploration in the Antipodes, by Gunner John Marra of the Resolution’s crew.
  • Johnston, Lynda (2002)
    This chapter is about borders that are made and broken at gay pride parades. Specifically, I examine the discursive and material borders maintained in tourism discourse. Binary oppositions such as self/other, straight/gay, ...
  • Catnesses 
    Legg, Catherine (Carus Publishing Company, 2008)
    An introduction to cat metaphysics.
  • Bruce, Toni (2008)
    With a new millennium comes time to reflect on where we have been and where we are going. There are many stories of New Zealand sportswomen’s success that should be celebrated, and there is little doubt that visibility, ...