Calder, N. S., & Campbell, A. (2014). Tauira Rangatahi Numeracy and Literacy Programme: Apps in Numeracy and Literacy Research (Report). Tauira Rangatahi Numeracy and Literacy Programme: Apps in Numeracy and Literacy Research (pp. 1–38). Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, University of Waikato.
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A key aspect of tertiary education undertaken by Te Wananga o Aotearoa (TWoA) is re-establishing engagement and success in the rangatahi space through meeting the literacy and numeracy demands for programmes at levels 1–3. TWoA has Youth Guarantee programmes that deliver introductory Sport and Leisure and Contemporary Māori Arts programmes with embedded literacy and numeracy. The purpose of this research project was to investigate tauira rangatahi attitudes towards literacy and numeracy development through the application of appropriate cultural capital in conjunction with contemporary digital technologies. The research examined the influence of iPad apps on the beliefs and attitudes of Youth Guarantee tauira towards numeracy and literacy.
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