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  • Panko, Mary; Davies, Kathryn; Harfield, Toby; Kenley, Russell (CIB W89: International Conference in Building Education and Research BEAR2008 'Building resilience', 2008)
    Education for the building and construction industry in New Zealand is facing a considerable shift in scale because of the requirement for builder licensing by 2010. The Department of Building and Housing has authorised ...
  • Harfield, T; Kenley, Russell; Panko, Mary; Davies, Kathryn (Annual Conference of the Australasian Universities Building Education Association AUBEA 2007, 2007)
    If the extent of the literature is an indicator, educationalists believe that student learning styles are important (see Coffield et al, 2005 for an extensive review). One stream of the literature argues that within all ...
  • Davies, Kathryn; Birchmore, Roger (Conference of the Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA), 2008)
    One of the challenges facing the management of undergraduate research projects is achieving and maintaining consistency in the marking process. High staff turnover, the introduction of new academics to supervisory teams ...
  • Youngs, Howard (2007 ACEL and ASCD International Conference: New imagery for schools and schooling: Challenging, creating and connecting, 2007)
    Leadership in education is at a critical point in relation to practice and research; intensification of work and a preference to prescribe what works contribute to the privileging of formal, individual and task-based forms ...
  • Cochrane, Thomas; Narayan, Vickel; Oldfield, James (Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference, 2010)
    This paper critiques eight m-learning projects, including four m-learning projects using iPads in 2010 followed by a further four iPad projects in 2011. Using an action research methodology, the authors explore the ...
  • Benseman, John (New Zealand English Language Partners Annual Conference, Conversations about diversity: inclusion in practice, 2012)
    The purpose of this study was to document and analyse the learning needs and issues of adult refugees with low language and literacy skills by looking at how their prior experiences and current contexts affect their ...
  • John Benseman (2009)
    Workplace literacy and numeracy programmes have gained prominence in countries such as New Zealand for their ability to contribute to a dual agenda of improving productivity and providing educational opportunity for ...
  • Roder, Tabitha; Rata, Nicoletta (Proceedings of Ascilite 2012: Future Challenges, Sustainable Futures, 2012)
    This narrative seeks to identify practices which have enabled staff in eLearning roles to support their peers to increase the use of eLearning within a New Zealand tertiary education context. Specifically, it examines those ...
  • Roder, Tabitha; Rata, Nicoletta (Proceedings of Ascilite 2012: Future Challenges, Sustainable Futures, 2012)
    This paper discusses how Moodle can act as a catalyst in transforming teaching practice. During Unitec‟s implementation of a new eLearning Development Strategy, framed within a broader teaching and learning initiative ...
  • Roder, Tabitha; Rata, Nicoletta (1st Moodle Research Conference, 2012)
    This narrative seeks to identify practices that have enabled staff in eLearning roles to support their peers to increase the use of eLearning within a New Zealand tertiary education context. Specifically, it examines ...
  • Bettina Schwenger; Hazel Owen (The Student Experience, 2009)
    Students' learning experiences and study success can be significantly enhanced through a combined approach that embeds Literacy, Language and Numeracy skills enhancement explicitly into discipline content. An essential ...
  • Trewartha, Rae (Unitec Learning Innovations Conference, 1998)
    Maori mainstream education is at crisis point; a situation reflected in recent figures showing that 35 per cent of Maori leave school without formal qualifications. The presenter, who works in the area of bridging education ...
  • Baker, Wendy; Panko, Mary (Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference, 1998)
    Over the last decade academic staff at tertiary institutions have been confronted by increasing internationalisation of their classes. In an attempt to support staff development in this area a collaborative research project ...
  • Cardno, Carol (New Zealand Association for Educational Research Conference, 1998)
    This paper describes the problem analysis phase of a school-based action research project which deals with twin issues of assisting a school with the development of processes for school self-review whilst undertaking review ...
  • Malcolm, Pam; Sherry, Carol (New Zealand Diploma in Business Conference 1998, 1998)
    Courses offered on the Web, multimedia presentations, listservs - these are some of the opportunities that are being offered in education throughout the world. Students in the Department of Accountancy Law and Finance at ...
  • Birchmore, Roger (Learning Innovations Conference, 1998)
    This paper describes the conversion of a conventional Lecture/Tutorial delivery mode of a final year Construction degree, to a mode comprising short, intensive blocks of Campus based delivery separated by long periods of ...
  • Keesing-Styles, Linda (New Zealand Early Childhood Research Symposium, 2000)
    This paper takes a critical view of the practicum in (early childhood) teacher education with particular reference to the issue of theory and practice. It begins by reviewing historical and contemporary approaches to the ...
  • Hobbs, Moira (ATLAANZ Conference 2002 "FACE IT - The issues and initiatives redefining our core business", 2002)
  • Hobbs, Moira (3rd International Conference on Tutoring and Mentoring, 2000)
  • Fielden, Kay; Young, Alison (16th Annual NACCQ Conference, 2003)
    This paper reports back to NACCQ2003 the results obtained from the SECS & IS dynamic poster displayed at NACCQ2002. It appears that majority of computing academics who participated regard themselves as teaching in the core ...

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