The Resource Centre contains practical material about good teaching and learning in the tertiary sector. The Resources can come from the Communities and Project Groups on the site. The Resources are high-quality, well-presented, evidence-based, and relevant to New Zealand.
This section includes items relevant to the teaching of Architecture and Building, including Construction, and related trades.
Most recent resources about Architecture and Building
In this report, the perspectives of first-year apprentices (both continuing and discontinued) and pre-trade students are studied to explain the factors influencing young peoples’ decision to commence and continue with apprenticeship.
This toolkit was developed as part of the Studio Teaching Project with the aim of sharing ideas and practice about the learning and teaching of studio practice in Art, Architecture and Design disciplines. Includes information on studio models, effective strategies, assessment & feedback, student experience, and case studies.
An interdisciplinary learning website that allows lecturers and students to view and assemble collections of exemplar works from the subject areas of dance, music, theatre, architecture & design, art and film in some of the influential art movements of the ‘modern’ period in Europe and the United States.
This research project was commissioned by the Joinery Industry Training Organisation (JITO) to understand learning on and off the job, the connections between them, and where learning support (specifically with literacy, language and numeracy) can be provided.
The centre provides discipline based support for learning and teaching in the built environment subject communities of Architecture, Landscape, Urban Planning, Housing and Transport, Construction and Real Estate. Activity/ecouragement areas include: Teaching effectiveness, educational practices, innovative teaching, staff development and discipline based research.
IDEA comprises of universities throughout Australia and New Zealand. The website aims at being the central source of information on the various universities that offer courses in Interior Design and Interior Architecture, access to and publication of the IDEA Journal, a source of upcoming conferences and events, and a link to other related organisations and publications.
This report presents New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) findings from a qualitative study which aimed to examine the current and future skill needs of the building and construction industry. Fieldwork consisted of focus groups and depth interviews with a sample of the Building and Construction ITO stakeholders: employers, BCITO apprentices, industry association staff and staff at relevant polytechnics and PTEs.