• Getting students to engage with readings

    Weijers, Dan M. (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Ever wondered how many of your students attempt or complete their readings? Ever worried that when students do attempt the readings that they fail to remember or even understand the important points? If we are to implement ...
  • How volunteering reduced the impact of the Rena oil spill: Community responses to an environmental disaster

    Hamerton, Heather; Sargisson, Rebecca J.; Smith, Kelly; Hunt, Sonya (International Sociological Association, 2015)
    Following the Rena oil spill off the Bay of Plenty coast in New Zealand and subsequent volunteer clean-up programme, we interviewed 39 volunteers and 9 people involved in the volunteer organisation. We aimed to learn about ...
  • Introduction—‘Nine years of National-led education policy’

    Thrupp, Martin (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2017)
    It is a pleasure to guest-edit this special issue on ‘Nine Years of National-led Education Policy’. As the journal of the faculty where I have worked for much of my career, I am rather fond of the Waikato Journal of ...
  • New Zealand’s National Standards policy: How should we view it a decade on?

    Thrupp, Martin (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2017)
    In this short article, I consider how teachers might judge the National Standards system these days and also how the policy might be understood more generally. These are important questions coming up to the 2017 election ...
  • Quantifying macrodetritus fluxes from a small temperate estuary

    Gladstone-Gallagher, Rebecca Vivian; Sandwell, Dean R.; Lohrer, Andrew M.; Lundquist, Carolyn J.; Pilditch, Conrad A. (CSIRO Publishing, 2017)
    Empirical measurements of estuary-to-coast material fluxes usually exclude the fraction of primary production that is exported as macrodetritus (marine plant litter), potentially leaving a gap in our understanding of the ...

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