Browsing by Author "Furness, Jane Amanda"

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  • Scoping the meaning of 'critical' in mathematical thinking for Initial Teacher Education

    Furness, Jane Amanda; Cowie, Bronwen; Cooper, Beverley (2015)
    Current strong emphasis on literacy and numeracy in New Zealand educational policy, as elsewhere, reverberates in different ways in institutions charged with children's and adults' learning. A common response is to locate ...
  • Wellbeing effects from family literacy education: An ecelogical study

    Furness, Jane Amanda; Robertson, Neville; Hunter, Judy; Hodgetts, Darrin; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (ESE - Salento University Publishing, 2017)
    This paper describes a study that used community psychology theories to investigate family-focused literacy education programmes, evaluations of which usually focus solely on skills gains and their economic advantage. ...
  • What (actually) matters in literacy education: Contributions from community psychology

    Furness, Jane Amanda; Robertson, Neville; Hunter, Judy; Hodgetts, Darrin; Nikora, Linda Waimarie (Research Commons, 2013)
    This paper describes the critical role community psychology theories played in reframing literacy research involving mainly Māori and Pacific peoples’ extended families and communities. Within a critical social constructionist ...