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  • Haines, Karen (WorldCALL 2013 Global perspectives on Computer-Assisted Language Learning, 2015)
    This presentation reports on an investigation into situated teacher learning and their developing understandings of the affordances of new computer-mediated communication (CMC) tools. In-service teachers need to identify ...
  • Monteiro, Sylila; Sharma, Rashika (Second Annual Conference on Management and Social Sciences (ACMSS), 2013)
    Modem world eLearning environment is transforming educational settings, yet learning remains the overarching element. eLearning is more than a mode of delivery or functionality of technology . It is rather a conscious ...
  • Oldfield, James; Herrington, Jan (Electric Dreams ascilite Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2013)
    In the three short years since the release of the iPad, it has become the object of substantial investment in a number of areas of education. This investment is driving the need for significant research into mobile device ...
  • Li, Xiaosong (43rd IEEE Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE 2013, 2013)
    Inquiry based and constructivist activities can motivate students to take charge of their own learning, understand multiple perspectives and develop high level reasoning skills. This paper describes a case study of six ...
  • Youngs, Howard (ILA 2013 Oceania Conference – Building the R & D of Leadership. University of Auckland Business School, Auckland., 2013)
    Distributed leadership is a free-floating concept that is often oversimplified as a mode of leadership and development suitable for twenty-first century organisations, particularly in education. This paper provides an ...
  • Gong, Hong-Yu (International Conference on Chinese Language Pedagogy. (11th), 2013)
    Since its introduction in the mid- 1960s , the teaching of the Chinese language in New Zealand has staked a claim at the table of arts and humanities by emphasizing , first , the importance and antiquity of Chinese ...
  • Duncan, Dawn (Electric Dreams ascilite Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2013)
    This paper outlines a model for the incorporation of storytelling techniques into the design of online courses. There is considerable research in to the power of digital storytelling to transform, engage and educate, yet ...
  • Zhong, Qunyan Maggie (5th Independent Learning Association Conference 2012, 2013)
    Learner autonomy has received increasing attention in the field of Second Language Acquisition (SLA). Many educators believe that the ultimate goal of teaching is to help students become life-long, independent learners. ...
  • Wilson, Hugh (Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference, 2013)
    BACKGROUND Flipped learning is an approach to teaching that essentially reverses the traditional teaching approach where the tutor delivers the content in class and then the students do exercises at home to provide a ...
  • Leaver, Jonathan; Fernando, D. Achela (Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference, 2013)
    BACKGROUND In 2010 and 2011 staff at Unitec Institute of Technology (Unitec) became increasingly concerned at the declining success rate of students in undergraduate Diploma level engineering courses. Unitec is the largest ...
  • Keesing-Styles, Linda; Ayres, Robert; Nash, Simon (The place of learning and Teaching. 36th HERDSA Annual International Conference., 2013)
    This presentation reports on research into a whole of institution curriculum renewal project in a New Zealand tertiary institution. The project - influenced by the work of writers including Barnett (2000), Doll (2002) and ...
  • Mitrovic, Branko (The Importance of Learning: Liberal Education and Scholarship Perspective Conference, 2013)
    All architecture schools teach architectural history. Courses in architectural history are the required parts of curricula that an architecture programme must have in order to be accredited by the Commonwealth Association ...
  • Murphy, Chris; Smith, Brendan (2013 Untec Research Symposium, 2013)
    This research presentation will examine the effectiveness of two educational initiatives carried out in Semester 1 2013 within the Unitec Department of Architecture. 1. Embedding the librarian in the Design Communication ...
  • Blaiklock, Ken (New Zealand Early Childhood Research Conference, 2012)
  • 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 (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dugmore, Penny; Skilton, Fran (International Conference on E-Learning Futures 2011, 2011)
    In 2010 an urban polytechnic launched an institution-wide eLearning strategy as part of a reconceptualised approach to teaching and learning. Library staff responded to four objectives in this strategy: 1. Providing ...
  • Blaiklock, Ken (Waikato Kindergarten Association Staff Conference, 2011)