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  • Action for e-learning in the classroom : a small study on a professional development initiative 

    Digweed, Alison (2018)
    RESEARCH QUESTIONS: 1. What are the current practices and perceptions of e-Learning for teachers at my school? 2. From a teacher perspective, can in-house professional development workshops in e-Learning lead to changes ...
  • Bridging the knowledge gap from technologist to professional engineer 

    Leaver, Jonathan (2018-02)
    A comparison of course structures is undertaken between the 3-year Management Group’s Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) and the Washington Accord accredited 4-year Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)(Civil) at the ...
  • The seven wonders of employability 

    Hebblethwaite, Denisa; Ayling, Diana (New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education, 2018-04)
    There is growing recognition among tertiary education organisations (TEOs) of the importance and responsibility of transitioning students into the workplace. Previously, providing students with opportunities to gain real ...
  • EAP : imagining a new tertiary community 

    Malthus, Caroline; Widin, J. (Association for Academic Language and Learning, 2018-07-04)
    Through a case study of an English for Academic Purposes and academic readiness program in Lao PDR, this article explores how the particular needs of the students can be taken into account in the design and teaching ...
  • Beyond competencies : describing work ready plus graduates for the New Zealand medical imaging workforce 

    Sheehan, Dale; de Bueger, Tracy; Thorogood, Joanna; Sitters, Sharon; Deo, Arun (John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd on behalf of Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy and New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology., 2018-06-06)
    INTRODUCTION: Medical imaging is a profession where technology and practice is moving forward at a fast pace, while also being situated within rapidly evolving models of healthcare delivery. This requires capabilities ...
  • Off-shore and out of reach : student voice in pre-departure EAP pedagogies 

    Widin, J.; Malthus, Caroline (Language Education in Asia (LEiA), 2017)
    This paper explores the complexities of developing and delivering English for Academic Purposes (EAP) pre-departure programs. We reflect on experiences of co-teaching in a Lao PDR based program for students planning to ...
  • Entrepreneurship in vocational degrees : the missing link 

    Singh, Niranjan; Tawaketini, Jone (2018-01)
    This paper explores whether the trades teaching curriculum focuses sufficiently on the entrepreneurial skills needed by present day vocational graduates, as evidence indicates that inclusion of entrepreneurial activities ...
  • A pilot study into use of regular short quizzes in a flipped learning class 

    Wilson, H.; Phillips, D. (Unitec ePress, 2017)
    Flipped learning is an approach that has students develop a basic knowledge of a topic before it is studied. It allows class time to be spent on activities designed to build on that basic knowledge, enabling a better ...
  • Improving students’ performance through gamification : a user study 

    Nehring, Natalia; Baghaei, Nilufar; Dacey, Simon (2018-03)
    Lack of motivation is an issue for some learners. If they do not find the course materials engaging, they do not spend enough time to gain a deeper understanding of the subject matter. The term gamification is used to ...
  • Whānau as agents : exploring ways to improve relationships between whānau and teachers 

    Aperahama, Sarah (2017)
    RESEARCH QUESTIONS: ● What is the nature of whānau relationships at my school? ● What can whānau teach us (teachers) about forming relationships that improve the learning for their children? ● How can whānau voice improve ...
  • Leading the Marist Brothers tradition in Catholic secondary schools today 

    Quinney, Tara (2018)
    RESEARCH QUESTIONS: 1. What are the understandings of leaders in Marist Brothers secondary schools of the charism? 2. In what ways is this commitment implemented by leaders in Marist Brothers secondary schools? 3. ...
  • Digital technologies and engaging with whānau 

    Dunn, Jeffrey Simon (2108)
    RESEARCH QUESTIONS: 1. How does an initiative to introduce whānau to digital technologies used in the school affect school/whanau relationships? 2. Can the initiative increase links between the school and whānau in terms ...
  • eLearning and learning activities 

    Liu, Yong (2017-10)
    eLearning 在线学习 Teaching & learning philosophies 教与学的哲学理论 Examples of eLearning 在线教育实例 Conclusion 总结 Q & A 提问与回答
  • The two towers : the quest for appraisal and leadership development of middle leaders online 

    Bassett, Martin; Robson, J. (Flexible Learning Association of New Zealand (FLANZ), 2017)
    This paper sets out to examine the role of middle leaders and their quest for effective appraisal and leadership development online —the two towers. Research that focuses on the role of middle leaders, in terms of their ...
  • Ko tōku whānau tēnei : a whakapapa based approach to building community in mainstream ECE 

    Heta-Lensen, Yo; Wrightson, Helen (2017-07)
    Within te ao Māori whanaungatanga is seen as a quintessential value, requiring the establishment and maintenance of a pattern of right relationship between people, place, space and time (Williams, 2005). Early childhood ...
  • Student perspectives, virtual welders and their effectiveness in developing welding skills. 

    Baglow, Lee; Lovegrove, Christopher (2017-10)
    This research provides lecturers with a student’s perspective of the use of virtual technology (welding) to build welding skills. Do learners consider Virtual Welding technology beneficial to the development of ...
  • Navigating learning worlds 

    Parsons, D.; Inkila, Milla; Lynch, J. (2017-05)
    Research context The reality continuum Pedagogical issues Tools used: Actionbound, Google Expeditions, Google Tour Builder (Beta) Results Physical accessibility The extent of world knowledge Scripts and ...
  • How does the option of video assessment impact on student choice and grades? 

    Schofield, L.; Baker, K.; Vo, D.; Pham, Truman; Lindsay, L; Han, B. (Unitec ePress, 2017-10)
    As digital fluency is becoming an educational priority, contemporary educators are increasingly looking at innovative means of assessment to replace or supplement more traditional approaches such as written essays or tests. ...
  • The landscape of principalship in Yangon, Myanmar 

    Aung, Pwint Nee (2017)
    RESEARCH QUESTIONS: 1. What is an international view of principalship? 2. What do documents reveal about the roles and responsibilities of Myanmar principals? 3. How do Myanmar principals perceive and interpret their ...
  • The nature of performance appraisal for principals in the Landak region of Indonesia 

    Kristian (2017)
    Principals play a significant role in creating conditions that are conducive to effective learning and teaching that affects the quality of instruction in schools. One of the means to gauge the effectiveness of principal ...

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