Browsing by Author "Buntting, Catherine Michelle"

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  • Educational issues in introductory tertiary biology

    Buntting, Catherine Michelle (The University of Waikato, 2006)
    The work presented in this thesis focuses on educational issues in first-year biology courses at university. First-year courses are important because they have the potential to influence student retention and subsequent ...
  • Expanding the context for student learning of science: The conceptual development of the New Zealand Science Learning Hub

    Jones, Alister; Cowie, Bronwen; Buntting, Catherine Michelle (2009-07)
    Student engagement in science is an issue of international concern. Research indicates that one way to increase engagement in science is to involve students in authentic and relevant contexts that promote an enquiry-based ...
  • Integrating ethics into primary science programmes

    Ryan, Barbara Elizabeth; Buntting, Catherine Michelle (NZCER press, 2012)
    Ethics is a valuable way to approach science in primary school because grappling with ethical issues engages students. Focusing on ethics encourages students to extend their understanding of scientific concepts as it is ...
  • Introducing and expanding a futures focus in science classroom

    Buntting, Catherine Michelle (New Zealand Association of Science Educators, 2010)
    The article discusses the incorporation of futures thinking in science education programmes in New Zealand. The flexibility of exploring components of the futures thinking model allows for the selection of activities to ...
  • Science in the New Zealand Curriculum e-in-science

    Buntting, Catherine Michelle; MacIntyre, Bill; Falloon, Garry; Cosslett, Graeme; Forret, Michael (2012)
    This milestone report explores some innovative possibilities for e-in-science practice to enhance teacher capability and increase student engagement and achievement. In particular, this report gives insights into how ...