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  • Lakarnchua, Onuma; Reinders, Hayo (Modern English Teacher, 2014)
    The article looks at the use of Augemented Reality applications (apps) as a tool for a class project in English Language Teaching (ELT). It describes an activity in which students created a mobile tour for visitors to their ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Lakarnchua, Onuma; Pegrum, Mark (Task-Based Language Teaching in Asia, 2014)
    Mobile learning offers great potential for language teachers to support practice beyond the classroom, to encourage anytime-anywhere learning and to facilitate situated learning (Pegrum, forthcoming). Augmented reality ...
  • Mizutani, Satomi; Dallow, Tomoko (ILAC Selections: Autonomy in a Networked World, 5th Independent Learning Association Conference 2012. Independent Learning Association: Christchurch, New Zealand(Ed.),, 2013)
    Introduction There has been very little research on learning strategies used by learners of Japanese as a foreign language (Grainger 2006). Furthermore, ethnicity has not attracted much attention as an influential variable ...
  • Bensemann, John (DEHANZ, the Dictionary of Educational History in Australia and New Zealand, 2013)
    Adult education, New Zealand, to 2012. In its broadest sense, adult education refers to the education of anyone beyond school-age. Historically, the sector has constantly evolved as elements of its provision have matured ...
  • Williams, Jocelyn (Social and economic effects of community wireless networks and infrastructures, 2013)
    This chapter discusses community outcomes of free home Internet access. It draws on case study re-search on Computers in Homes (CIH), a scheme established in New Zealand in 2000 for the purpose of bridging the digital ...
  • Hays, Jay (2014)
    Built on two decades of research, thought, writing, and teaching, in Chaos to Capability: Educating Professionals for the 21st Century Hays argues that a transformation in higher education teaching and learning is crucial ...
  • Hays, Jay (Perspectives on Theory U: Insights from the Field., 2014)
    This chapter applies Scharmer’s Theory U to team performance, productivity, and learning. Key topics covered include counterproductive thought patterns, or habits, and how they can be overcome; the complementary notions ...
  • Cochrane, Thomas; Narayan, Vickel; Oldfield, James (Activity theory, authentic learning and emerging technologies, 2015)
    In this chapter we critique three mlearning case studies in a variety of higher education contexts illustrating how mlearning can enable authentic learning. Drawing on these experiences we explore how collaborative curriculum ...
  • Marat, Deepa; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Latu, Savae; Aumua, Linda; Talakai, Malia; Sun, Kang (2011)
    The term akoaga has a pan-Polynesian origin and meaning. In the Samoan language, the term can be broken into two root words, ako and aga. Ako or ato means basket and aga means measurements associated with weaving.
  • Keelan, Josie (2014)
    Using the stories of Māui to guide readers through the work, Keelan has authored a book that brings together ten years of experience and research in taiohinga Māori Development. Known to most New Zealanders, Māori and ...
  • Penetito, Kim (Department of Community and Health Services at Unitec, 2012)
    In 2009 Unitec and Te Rau Matatini entered into a partnership agreement to deliver the GDNFPM to scholarship recipients from the Māori Mental Health sector (as a separate stream from the generic course intake). Te Rau ...
  • Benseman, John; Anae, Melani; Anderson, Helen; Coxon, Eve (2002)
    The purpose of this research study was, therefore, to gather qualitative information on the actual and perceived barriers to participation in tertiary education and training for Pacific peoples. The study had a particular ...
  • Benseman, John (2013)
    How and why teachers teach the way they do is central to understanding the impact of education on learners. While many professions have integrated research findings into their practitioners’ practice, education’s record ...
  • Benseman, John (Teaching, learning and assessment for adults: improving foundation skills., 2008)
    While there had been a community-based adult literacy movement active in New Zealand since the late 1970s (Hill, 1990), the sector’s provision and political presence was marginal at best. Its advocates struggled to establish ...
  • Benseman, John; Comings, J. (Teaching, learning and assessment for adults: improving foundation skills., 2008)
    As with many other OECD countries, the United States of America (U.S.) estimated the literacy skills of its adult population as part of the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS). The U.S. published the results of its ...
  • Benseman, John (Facing the challenge : foundation learning for adults in Aotearoa New Zealand, 2008)
    This book comes at a timely point in the development of the foundation skills sector in New Zealand. The purpose of this first chapter is to provide an overall context, by reviewing what is meant by the term foundation ...
  • Benseman, John; Lander, J.; Sutton, Alison (2005)
    The aim of this study was to gain an overview of how teachers teach literacy, numeracy and language (LNL) in New Zealand, by observing 15 literacy, language and numeracy teachers from tertiary institutions, community ...
  • Benseman, John; Sutton, Alison; Lander, J. (2005)
    The purpose of this literature review is to provide a critical evaluation of the available research evidence about effective practices in literacy, numeracy and language (LNL) teaching and programme provision in order to ...
  • Burns, Trish; Martin-Blaker, Jeannie (Report on the self-access centre at Unitec, 1998)
    This report outlines the background of self-access learning, describes the situation of the existing Self-Access Centre at UNITEC, highlights the characteristics of the leading Self-Access Centres in New Zealand and around ...
  • Marshall, Steven (Unitec Department of Management Research Workshop, 2009)