Recent Submissions

  • Metacognitive learning and student engagement 

    Liu, Yong (2018-11-14)
    Metacognitive learning How to improve metacognition Metacognition in Moodle Conclusion
  • Digital fluency and the entitlement curriculum : who are the computational thinkers? 

    Parsons, David; Thomas, H.; Lynch, J.; MacCallum, K. (Flexible Learning Association of New Zealand (FLANZ), 2018-04)
    The concept of a digital curriculum has been discussed widely both nationally and internationally in recent years. In New Zealand, the 2017 Digital Curriculum (Hangarau Matihiko) outlined a vision for two technology areas ...
  • Access to social work education : correlations between applicant performance on selection tasks, demographics and success as a student 

    Hughes, Catherine; McNabb, David; Gremillion, Helen; Bridgeman, Michael (2018-07-06)
    This study supports existing literature: - documenting the ineffectiveness of selection criteria for social work programmes - addresses a gap in scholarship by examining the value of specific selection tools and ...
  • Simple e-learning apps 

    Look, Morgan; Wilson, Hugh (2017-02)
    This workshop will look at some online apps that can be used as part of a blended learning pedagogy. The apps that will be presented are free, easy to learn (i.e. less than 5 minutes), available online using a smart phone ...
  • Micro-credentials for NZDE graduate attribute tracking 

    Look, Morgan (2018-02)
    Micro-credentials All or nothing? Graduate Attributes All courses contribute Student ownership of progress Implications Discussion
  • Performance-based environmental learning : what makes the difference? 

    Wake, Sue; Birdsall, S. (2018-10)
    Overview 16 inner city schoolchildren participated in the Auckland Fringe Festival, March 2017, called ‘Lookout’ where they worked with professional performers to prepare and deliver a show that involved a one on one ...
  • Competence development in advanced and emerging construction technologies 

    Rehman, attiq; Puolitaival, Taija; McMullan, Randall; Kestle, Linda (Curtain University (Bentley, Western Australia), 2018-09)
    Digitalisation is affecting all aspects of the built environment altering the approach in which the design content is conceptualized, project is delivered and buildings are used. This has created a need to provide innovative ...
  • Designing a virtual reality flight simulator 

    Halim, I.; Casey, John; Baghaei, Nilufar (Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE), 2018-11)
    Virtual Reality has been gaining popularity in recent years and has been applied in various fields. One of its uses is for Virtual Reality games and simulators, which targets a wider range of consumers. Flight simulator ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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
  • 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. ...
  • Middle leadership matters : a practical approach to leading from the middle 

    Robson, J.; Bassett, Martin (2017-10)
    We will explore: ● Importance of middle leaders ● Practical approaches for middle leaders ● Middle Leader Inquiry - Community of Leaders (CoL)
  • It looks like a classroom to us. Veterinary nursing is the Pacific 

    Harvey, Laura; Ladyman, Rebecca; Cameron, Kristie (2017-10)
    Credit bearing course – week-long clinic In collaboration with South Pacific Animal Welfare Apply theory and skills they have learnt in class, to a high-pressure real world situation Alongside veterinarians and qualified ...

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