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  • 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 ...
  • Robertson, Angus; Monteiro, Sylila (New Zealand Vocational Education and Training (NZ VET) Research Forum, 2014)
    This presentation considers APL with special reference to the National Certificate in Carpentry. Builders now need to be Licensed Building Practitioners to carry out a large range of building work whereas in the past this ...
  • 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 ...
  • Fielden, Kay; Goh, Mary (26th HERDSA Annual Conference: Learning For An Unknown Future, 2003)
    This paper explores emergent results from one action research ‘project within a project’ (PWP). A large action research project (ARP) was conducted in semester 1, 2002 across two schools within the same faculty. Whilst the ...
  • Youngs, Howard (Hosting and Harvesting: Creating the Change we wish to see in the World. Biennial Conference of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Leadership, 2010)
    Implementing and sustaining school-wide learning initiatives through a wider distribution of leadership is espoused as a means of generating a higher quality ‘harvest’ of student learning outcomes. Two in-depth 20-month ...
  • Blaiklock, Ken (Waikato Kindergarten Association Staff Conference, 2011)
  • Bishop, Pauline (New Zealand Tertiary College Conference, 2013)
    Questions to consider: What do children learn from how we treat them? What impact does our treatment have on them as members of a community? What does it mean to hold children in unconditional positive regard? Some ...
  • 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 ...
  • Harfield, Toby; 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Donaghey, Sara; Berman, Sue; Seja, Nina (Information in Technology Education : Local Culture and Oral History, 2014)
    The centenary of World War One (WW1) is being marked by a range of nation-wide and international commemorative events. Our project brings to life personal narratives of the years 1914-1918 and sets them alongside contemporary, ...
  • Ritchie, Jenny (Early Childhood Education Learning Outcomes Forum, 2013)
    Over the last two decades New Zealand has become one of a small number of culturally and linguistically superdiverse countries. Superdiversity indicates a level of cultural complexity surpassing anything previously ...
  • Casey, John; Baghaei, Nilufar; Nand, Kalpana (IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, 2014)
    The success rate of computer games in engaging children has prompted educational researchers to investigate if similar techniques can be used to engage children with learning. In this paper, we present the results of a ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ritchie, Jenny (International Symposium for Reorienting Teacher Education towards Sustainability, 2010)
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...