• An ecological approach to practicum assessment 

      Keesing-Styles, Linda (2000-11)
      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 ...
    • Effecting change in learning and teaching through living curricula implementation 

      Keesing-Styles, Linda (2012)
      This project focused directly and concertedly on teacher perspectives of the current implementation of the Living Curriculum at Unitec. The major goal was to inform and influence the implementation and professional development ...
    • Managing curriculum change and 'ontological uncertainty' in tertiary education 

      Keesing-Styles, Linda; Nash, Simon; Ayres, Robert (Routledge, 2013-11-13)
      Curriculum reform at institutional level is a challenging endeavour. Those charged with leading this process will encounter both enthusiasm and multiple obstacles to teacher engagement including the particularly complex ...
    • Managing curriculum change and 'ontological uncertainty' in tertiary education 

      Keesing-Styles, Linda; Nash, Simon; Ayres, Robert (Higher Education Research & Development Society of Australasia, 2013)
      Curriculum reform at institutional level is a challenging endeavour. Those charged with leading this process will encounter both enthusiasm and multiple obstacles to teacher engagement including the particularly complex ...
    • Placing ourselves to confront present and future curriculum challenges 

      Keesing-Styles, Linda; Ayres, Robert; Nash, Simon (Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), 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 ...
    • The relationship between critical pedagogy and assessment in teacher education 

      Keesing-Styles, Linda (Radical Pedagogy, 2003-03)
      Critical pedagogy has been debated for more than three decades and appears in many and varied constructions and characterizations. One of the key issues to be considered is the potential for implementation of critical ...
    • The scholarship of teaching and learning in an age of accountability : building bridges 

      Hutchings, Pat; Borin, Paola; Keesing-Styles, Linda; Martin, Lynn; Michael, Renee; Scharff, Lauren; Simkins, Scott; Ismail, Ahmed (Indiana University Press, 2013)
      In recent years, as pressures for accountability have increased in higher education, some members of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) community may worry that the inquiry-based, improvement-focused practices ...
    • Tertiary education for social justice in an age of uncertainty 

      Keesing-Styles, Linda (2010-11-01)
      This thesis is located in the context of contemporary tertiary education and investigates two key influences on teachers and teaching. The first arises from the uncertainty and ambiguity that is attributed to postmodernism ...