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Browsing Education by Submit Date

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  • Jones, Alister; Moreland, Judy (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, UoW, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2015)
    When thinking about teaching, the pedagogical content knowledge of teachers cannot be ignored. We argue that pedagogical content knowledge is a major determiner of teaching practice and is central to teachers’ curriculum ...
  • Buck, Ralph; Barbour, Karen (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, UoW, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2015)
    In this paper, we offer a co-constructed narrative of experiential learning in the context of a community dance trip undertaken by tertiary students. We describe the unfolding experiences of a weekend field trip and reflect ...
  • Falloon, Garry (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, UoW, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2015)
    This study introduces findings of an initial pilot from a New Zealand government-funded initiative known as Science-for-Life, which aims to enhance the quality of science teaching through the formation of face-to- face and ...
  • Forbes, Dianne Leslie (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, UoW, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2015)
    Podcasting in higher education most often takes the form of lecture capture or “coursecasting” as instructors record and disseminate lectures (King & Gura, 2007, p. 181). Studies published within the past five years continue ...
  • Glynn, Ted (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, UoW, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2015)
    As educational professionals in New Zealand at the approach of the twenty-first century, some 158 years after the Treaty of Waitangi, we face some major challenges in examining our bicultural goals and achievements. In ...
  • Thrupp, Martin (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, UoW, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2015)
    This article argues that schools in decline in educational markets may not be as ineffective as neo- liberals assume. Rather, recent New Zealand research suggests that the fortunes of schools in the marketplace largely ...
  • Cowie, Bronwen (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Education Research, UoW, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2015)
    How we understand learning has implications for the learning outcomes we value and how we seek to achieve them particularly when we want to do something about learning. In this paper I outline, albeit briefly, the implications ...
  • Alcorn, Neoline (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, UoW, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2015)
    After a period of 40 years of relative political and professional consensus, teacher education in New Zealand since 1990 has undergone considerable change. This has taken place in a policy environment where the rhetoric ...
  • Khoo, Elaine G.L.; Forret, Michael (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, UoW, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2015)
    Developing online learning communities is a promising pedagogical approach in online learning contexts for adult tertiary learners, but it is no easy task. Understanding how learning communities are formed and evaluating ...
  • Cowie, Bronwen; Otrel-Cass, Kathrin; Moreland, Judy; Jones, Alister; Cooper, Beverley; Taylor, Merilyn (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, UoW, Hamilton New Zealand, 2015)
    To understand the complexity of the classroom in ways that might inform teaching research is needed that explains both why and how something works. Teacher–researcher collaboration is essential if this is to happen. ...
  • Berryman, Mere; Bishop, Russell (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2015)
    Te Kotahitanga is a New Zealand school reform project aimed at improving the pedagogical contexts in mainstream classrooms in which the indigenous Māori students have traditionally been marginalised. It does this by ...
  • Burrows, Lisette; Petrie, Kirsten Culhane; Cosgriff, Marg (Wilf Malcolm Institue of Educational Research, UoW, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2015)
    Escalating concern over childhood obesity rates, children’s eating habits and their physical activity regimes has fuelled the development of multiple health policies and resources. Many of these are reaching into primary ...
  • Zalipour, Arezou (Teaching Development Unit, 2015)
    Little did I guess when I started tutoring at the University of Waikato in 2012 and later when I was given the role of Tutor Support person at TDU last July, that there was no institutionally required formal training for ...
  • Rinehart, Robert E. (SAGE Publications Inc., 2014)
    Reliquaries are forms for remembrance, but they are also enactments, processes of just that remembering. In this piece, through five exemplar poems, I examine "reliquary" as noun and "reliquary" as verb.
  • Rubie-Davies, Christine; Wardman, Janna; Millward, Pam; Bicknell, Brenda; Ballam, Nadine; Riley, Tracy (2015)
    This study was the final phase in a three-phase project. The first phase was exploratory in design and explored across four faculties, what support existed for high achieving students. The second phase introduced the ...
  • Rinehart, Robert E. (De Boeck Superieur s.a., 2014)
    The vague sense of being unable to experience pleasure, and the rush to experience it quickly, episodically, and deeply, is a key paradox in contemporary life. Alternative sport (whiz, extreme, action, and lifestyle) ...
  • Vaioleti, Timote Masima (Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education, 2014)
    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2014 (IPCC) report confirms its 1990 research that a 30-50cm sea level rise projected by 2050 will threaten low lying islands, and that a 1m rise by 2100 ‘would render some ...
  • Khoo, Elaine G.L.; Cowie, Bronwen; Peter, Mira (i-STEM / Gultekin Cakmakci, 2015)
    This research brief is investigating the extent to which a flipped classroom model enhances student learning of threshold concepts (TCs) in an undergraduate engineering course at a New Zealand university. This project ...
  • Edwards, Richard (Aix-Marseille Presses Universitaires, 2015)
    E-portfolios can be used to record both the development process and the outcomes of technology design projects. Preparation of an appropriate e-portfolio environment, including the choice and set-up of the software, provision ...
  • Peters, Michael A. (2014)
    This exploratory paper coins the term "academic pathologies" to discuss in a critical approach the culture of the academic self focusing on what is called "anxieties of knowledge". The paper plays with these themes in ...