Sub-communities within University of Waikato Research

  • Language challenges in mathematics education: A literature review

    Jourdain, Laura Violet; Sharma, Sashi (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Education Research, 2016)
    Traditionally, the difficulties associated with mathematics were largely seen as coming from the cognitive demands of mathematics itself. It is now accepted that language and mathematics are connected in mathematics learning ...
  • Maxing Out in China: Optimism or Attention?

    Cheema, Muhammad A.; Nartea, Gilbert V.; Man, Yimei (2018)
    Bali et al. (2011) document a maximum daily returns (MAX) premium in the US where stocks with the highest MAX underperform stocks with the lowest MAX in the subsequent month. However, the source of this MAX premium is ...
  • Does investor sentiment predict the near-term returns of the Chinese stock market?

    Cheema, Muhammad A.; Man, Yimei; Szulczyk, Kenneth R. (2018)
    Recent evidence on the relationship between investor sentiment and subsequent monthly market returns in China shows that investor sentiment is a reliable momentum predictor since an increase (decrease) in investor sentiment ...
  • Investor sentiment dynamics, the cross-section of stock returns and the MAX effect

    Cheema, Muhammad A.; Nartea, Gilbert V. (2018)
    Recent evidence shows that investor sentiment is a contrarian predictor of stock returns with speculative stocks earning lower (higher) future returns than safe stocks following high (low) sentiment states. We extend this ...
  • Efficacy of Borides in Grain Refining Al-Si Alloys

    Bolzoni, Leandro; Hari Babu, Nadendla (2018)
    The grain refining efficacy of titanium, aluminum, and niobium borides, as well as niobium aluminides, introduced via commercial and lab made master alloys on Al-Si alloys was investigated. Significant grain refinement is ...
  • Oil prices and Stock Market anomalies

    Cheema, Muhammad A.; Scrimgeour, Frank (2018)
    This paper examines the relationship between oil prices and stock market anomalies in China, the largest oil importer country in the world. Prior literature documents both a positive and negative relationship between oil ...
  • Personalised learning with mobile technologies in mathematics: An exploration of classroom practice

    Willacy, Helen; West, Amie; Murphy, Carol; Calder, Nigel Stuart (Wilf Malcolm Institue of Educational Research, 2017)
    Personalised learning is generally understood to be of benefit to students’ learning. In addition, the flexible nature of mobile technologies (MTs) and the variety of available apps are seen to respond to the needs of ...
  • Dating painted Panel E1 at Nawarla Gabarnmang, central-western Arnhem Land plateau

    David, Bruno; Delannoy, Jean-Jacques; Gunn, Robert; Chalmin, Emilie; Castets, Géraldine; Petchey, Fiona; Aplin, Ken; O'Farrell, Magen; Moffat, Ian; Mialanes, Jerome; Geneste, Jean-Michel; Barker, Bryce; Sadier, Benjamin; Katherine, Margaret; Manataki, Meropi; Pietrzak, Ursula (ANU Press, 2017)
    Western Arnhem Land, in the Top End of Australia’s Northern Territory, has a rich archaeological landscape, ethnographic record and body of rock art that displays an astonishing array of imagery on shelter walls and ceilings. ...
  • Riariakina ō rongo hirikapo From kōhanga reo to kura

    Hohepa, Margie Kahukura; Paki, Vanessa Anne; Peters, Sally; Gilbert, Tere; Hawksworth, Larua; Olliver, Dorie; Anderson, Tirau; Hakaraia, Teina (Teaching & Learning Research Initiative, 2017)
    Ko te kaupapa tonu, ko te whakatupu i te mahara o te hirikapo kia tiu ai ki te muri, arā, kia puta he whakaaro i pokepokengia nō roto tonu i ngā whakahekenga kāwai o ngā tūpuna o te tamaiti, kua maranga te wā e kaumātua ...
  • New teachers respond to curriculum policy in a Master of Teaching and Learning Programme: A collection of working papers

    Hunter, Philippa; Davis, Kelly; Deane, Ben; Prescott, Pascale; Martelli, Joshua; White, Shirin (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Reseach, 2017)
    How do new teachers in a Master of Teaching and Learning [MTchgLn] programme read, make sense of, and reflect on The New Zealand Curriculum [NZC] as policy intent, implementation and outcomes? (Ministry of Education (MoE), ...
  • Educating the deliberate professional: Preparing for future practices [Book Review]

    Zegwaard, Karsten E. (New Zealand Association for Cooperative Edcuation, 2016)
    This book is Volume 17 of the Professional and Practice-Based Learning book series edited by Billett, Harteis, and Gruber. This Book Series aims to bring together international research on the development of professionals, ...
  • Software for students to sketch interface designs

    Plimmer, Beryl; Apperley, Mark (ACM Press, 2003)
    This paper describes the development and evaluation of an electronic sketch environment for interface design. The tool provides a pen-based interface on an electronic whiteboard for designing Visual Basic forms, it is ...
  • Making the implicit explicit: A strategy for developing doctoral writing skills

    Johnson, E. Marcia (2016)
    This workshop will focus on the conference theme of partnership (doctoral students and generic learning developers) and how it can contribute to student success. Since the late 1990s many factors have affected doctoral ...
  • Technology education in New Zealand secondary schools: Time to realise future-focused and innovative practices.

    Reinsfield, Elizabeth (2017)
    The official New Zealand Curriculum in technology education (MoE, 2007) counters past interpretations of the subject and provides opportunities for teachers to offer future-focused and innovative learning opportunities for ...
  • Bonamia Response 2015: Report from the Technical Advisory Group on Resilience Breeding in Flat Oysters

    Ross, Philip M.; Boudry, Pierre; Culloty, Sarah; Michael, Keith; Wilkie, Emma; Lane, Henry (Ministry for Primary Industries, 2017)
    Bonamia ostreae is an unwanted and notifiable organism that was first detected in New Zealand in flat oysters (Ostrea chilensis) collected in 2014 from the Marlborough Sounds. It is not known how B. ostreae entered New ...
  • Introduction to special issue: Mobile technologies and learning

    Calder, Nigel Stuart; Murphy, Carol (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2017)
    The ways that mobile technologies are used for learning needs to be examined. Mobile technologies are a relatively recent addition to the way we communicate and engage with the world. They allow flexible ways to interact ...
  • Rangitoto Island field trip, Auckland

    Lowe, David J.; de Lange, Peter J.; Shane, Phil A.R.; Clarkson, Bruce D. (Geoscience Society of New Zealand, 2017-11-28)
    Rangitoto, Māori for ‘blood red sky’ (also ‘lava, scoria’), derives from the phrase Ngā Rangi-i-totongia-a Tama-te-kapua (the full name for the island) meaning “the day the blood of Tamatekapua was shed”, referring to a ...
  • Proximity assurances based on natural and artificial ambient environments

    Gurulian, Iakovos; Markantonakis, Konstantinos; Shepherd, Carlton; Frank, Eibe; Akram, Raja Naeem (Spinger, 2017)
    Relay attacks are passive man-in-the-middle attacks that aim to extend the physical distance of devices involved in a transaction beyond their operating environment. In the field of smart cards, distance bounding protocols ...
  • Acquiring metadata to support biographies of museum artefacts

    Zhao, Can; Twidale, Michael B.; Nichols, David M. (Springer, 2018)
    Museum collections are primarily experienced in physical museums. Metadata and linked data have the potential to support new models of interaction with heritage objects outside museums. Object biographies are a conceptual ...
  • Backyard perspectives: Considering a biogeographical, sociocultural and socioecological framing of environmental education in Australasia and Asia

    Eames, Chris W.; Cutter-Mackenzie, Amy (Japanese Society for Environmental Education, 2017)
    Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand are geographically situated at the southern edge of the Asia-Pacific region and have therefore sometimes been referred to as the ‘backyard’ of the wider Asia region. It is from this vantage ...

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