Browsing by Author "Bruce Ferguson, Pip"

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  • Action for improvement in our own contexts

    Bruce Ferguson, Pip (2012)
    Discusses: The pedagogy of Paulo Freire – importance of emancipatory, not ‘banking’, education. Who needs emancipatory education in NZ, and why? Consideration of issues affecting Māori success in the New Zealand education system.
  • Advocates for teaching: Reconceptualising the practice of teaching development in a university

    Spiller, Dorothy; Bruce Ferguson, Pip; Pratapsingh, Preetha; Lochan, Shant; Harris, Trudy (2010)
    Teaching development units have been provided at most Australasian and British universities over the last thirty years. Typically, units have provided workshops, courses and individual consultations in a variety of formats. ...
  • Breaking down barriers in building teacher competence

    Bruce Ferguson, Pip (ALARA - the Action Learning, Action Research Association, 2012)
    Teachers may well be made, not born, and appointments to academic positions are often made without regard to the appointee’s prior experience or competence in teaching. In most New Zealand universities, compulsory teaching ...
  • Can the goldfish see the water? A critical analysis of ‘good intentions’ in cross-cultural practice

    Ferguson, Bruce; Bruce Ferguson, Pip (Action Research and Action Learning [ALARA], 2010)
    We claim to hold values that our students are responsible and autonomous adults whose success in our courses is best facilitated by our understanding of and respect for their specific backgrounds. We wish to be judged on ...
  • Developing a research culture in a polytechnic: An action research case study

    Bruce Ferguson, Pip (The University of Waikato, 1999)
    This study is about the process of research culture development within a New Zealand polytechnic in the period 1992 - 1999. Prior to 1990, polytechnics tended to focus on vocational and technical, rather than academicall ...