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    • 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 ...
    • Searching for play in Early Childhood Care and Education policy 

      Alcock, Sophie (Springer, 2013)
      Children (and adults) across all cultures play in culturally reflective ways (Goncu & Gaskins, 2007; Rogoff, 2003). Play is one of the most interesting characteristics of groups of children. Despite play being a preoccupation ...
    • Self-access : positioning, pedagogy and direction 

      Reinders, Hayo (National Centre for English Language Teaching and Research, 2004-12)
      The purpose of this study is to investigate the rationale, structure, pedagogy, resourcing, perceptions of effectiveness and direction of self-access centres (SACs) in New Zealand and Australia. The senior staff in 14 ...
    • Self-access and independent learning centres 

      Reinders, Hayo (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)
      Self-access centres are learner-oriented language learning environments that encourage the development of learner autonomy (see LEARNER AUTONOMY). Self-access centres (SACs) provide materials, activities, and staff support ...
    • Seriously engaging : using computer games to teach writing 

      Reinders, Hayo (Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd., 2009)
      This short article looks at ways of using computer games to teach different aspects of writing in the foreign language classroom. It offers a number of practical tips for use in the language classroom and beyond.
    • Social media and e-learning in response to seismic events : resilient practices 

      Tull, S. P. C.; Dabner, N.; Ayebi-Arthur, K. (Distance Education Association of New Zealand (DEANZ), 2017)
      The motivation to adopt innovative communication and e-learning practices in education settings can be stimulated by events such as natural disasters. Education institutions in the Pacific Rim cannot avoid the likelihood ...
    • The social surplus of broadband initiatives in compulsory education 

      Parsons, David (2016)
      In 2010, the New Zealand government embarked upon an ambitious programme of broadband infrastructure investment, a process that will continue until at least 2019. Part of this investment is specifically targeted at ...
    • The state-of-the-art of self-access in New Zealand : results of a SWOT analysis. 

      Lázaro, Noemí; Reinders, Hayo (TESOLANZ Inc, 2007)
      Self-access centres form an important part of language education in New Zealand. A recent study (Reinders et al., 2003) showed that all tertiary providers in the country offered some form of self-access language learning ...
    • Stories of resilience : learning from adult students' experiences of studying with dyslexia in tertiary education 

      Wilson, Margaret; Savery, Natalie (Journal of Adult Learning Aotearoa New Zealand, 2013)
      Stories from adult students with dyslexia are not widely heard in Aotearoa/New Zealand. While working alongside students with dyslexia we have gained access to some powerful stories of struggle and triumph. Our own practices, ...
    • Sustainability and relationality within early childhood care and education settings in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

      Ritchie, Jenny (Springer Netherlands, 2013-02-21)
      This paper discusses one aspect of a recently completed two-year study, that of the enactment of relationality within early childhood care and education practice. The research project, Titiro Whakamuri, Hoki Whakamua. We ...
    • The Sustainable Whānau Challenge 2016 : a multi-factor assessment tool to rank lifestyle shifts towards sustainability based on predicted impact 

      Trapani, Paola; Lefort, Marie-Caroline; Molyneux, Ngaire; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Steinhorn, Gregor (Unitec ePress, 2017-12-16)
      In 2016 the Kaipatiki Project launched the second edition of the Auckland-wide Sustainable Whānau Challenge, an online challenge to spread the adoption of everyday life actions oriented towards a more sustainable lifestyle. ...
    • Sustaining excellence in experienced principals? Critique of a professional learning community approach 

      Piggot-Irvine, Eileen (International Electronic Journal for Leadership Learning, 2006)
      Independent reviewer evaluations of the Ministry of Education (MoE) funded Principal Professional Learning Community (PPLC) programme for experienced principals in New Zealand (NZ) suggest a highly valued and strongly ...
    • Tau-utuutu: The development of a LIVING VISION for the Unitec School of Architecture Te Kura Hoahoanga 

      Francis, Kerry; Ratana, Maia; Jadresin-Milic, Renata (Unitec ePress, Te Pūkenga, 2022-12-27)
      Late in 2019 a small group of Pākehā staff at Unitec School of Architecture organised an initiative to review the course structure after relocating to a different building on campus. Gifted a name, Tau-utuutu, by Kaihautū ...
    • The Tāmaki Makaurau Associate Teacher Network 

      Aspden, K.; Broadley, ML.; Cameron, M.; Turton, Lee-Anne; McClew, J.; Hopkins, R. (Auckland University of Technology, 2021)
      Practicum experiences are critical to the professional journey of every student teacher as they attain their teaching qualification. It is the site of induction and mentoring, intended to support the student teacher in ...
    • Te Whāriki, the New Zealand early childhood curriculum: Is it effective? 

      Blaiklock, Ken (Taylor & Francis, 2010-09)
      Te Whāriki, the New Zealand early childhood curriculum, has received much praise since its introduction in 1996. There is, however, little research evidence about the implementation or effectiveness of the curriculum in ...
    • The teachers said my child is different 

      Chan, Angel (2006)
      New Zealand early childhood centers are increasingly multicultural. New migrant families bring diverse language and cultural practice to our centers. Families and teachers may not share the same child rearing and educational ...
    • Teaching (with) technology : the scope and practice of teacher education for technology 

      Reinders, Hayo (National Centre for English Language Teaching and Research, 2009)
      This paper discusses the scope of language teacher education for technology and looks at different ways of providing professional development in this area. Technology education for teachers faces a number of challenges, ...
    • Teaching and learning academic writing: Narratives of future destinations. 

      Andrew, Martin B.; Romova, Zina (2014)
      Focus: Qualitative project relating content and form of AW portfolios to: Student ‘destinations’, ‘disciplinary communities’ and ‘imagined communities’ The need of more specificity in creating ‘disciplinary identities’ ...
    • Teaching research-based literacy skills in training courses 

      Benseman, John (Australian Institute of Training and Development, 2012-10)
      A growing awareness of literacy issues among adult learners has spawned many responses in educational programmes, including the embedding of these skills into existing courses. Embedding literacy teaching is now integral ...
    • Technology in self-access : an evaluative framework 

      Lázaro, Noemí; Reinders, Hayo (Pacific Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2006-10)
      Self-Access Centers are said to be ‘technology-rich’ environments and are often cited as examples of pedagogical innovation. Interestingly, not much is known about the use of technology in self-access and the ways in which ...