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.
Curriculum includes qualification/programme design, and learning objectives.
The purpose of this project was to guide tertiary teachers of Exercise & Sport Science in ways that could improve the rigour of Exercise & Sport Science as a scientific discipline and lead to better learning outcomes for undergraduates.
Women remain under-represented in leadership roles in New Zealand sport. This research examines the university learning experiences and career expectations and experiences of female sport management graduates and CEOs of New Zealand sports organisations. It concludes with implications for tertiary teaching and learning practices.
VOCEDplus is a free international research database containing over 44,000 English language records, many with links to full text documents. The particular focus of VOCEDplus is research and statistics as it relates to education for work and beyond.
This project sought to investigate students', hospitality educators' and industry practitioners' perceptions of the role of academic literacy in post-graduate hospitality education. The report discusses tensions between their perceptions, and provides suggestions on how the academic community might address these tensions.
The New Zealand Educational Theses Database contains 9000 Doctoral, Masters and Diploma theses in education topics about New Zealand and by New Zealanders at a wide range of overseas tertiary institutions.
A portal for an Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Senior Fellowship Program awarded to Professor Sally Kift, Queensland University of Technology. This Senior Fellowship Program focuses on the national learning and teaching priority of enhancing the first year experience (FYE) of Australian higher education students.
Through international literature reviews, focus groups and in-depth interviews, this report identified several major educational issues in the paramedical discipline in Australia, in particular the need for improvements to curriculum development.
This project aimed to identify gaps and opportunities for biotechnology learning and teaching in Australia and to discover pathways to enhance the quality of curriculum in biotechnology and biotechnology-related programs across the higher education sector.
The idea for this online book of resources was to further intellectual discussion and debate about the scholarship of teaching and learning by showcasing research and scholarship on teaching and learning practice in the University of Sydney and demonstrating how such work had contributed to the improvement of teaching and student learning practice.
An Australian project commissioned by the Australian Universities Teaching Committee (AUTC) and the Carrick Institute. Its aims were to evaluate a wide range of teaching practice and innovation in tertiary physics nationwide, and to ascertain graduate and employer satisfaction..
The National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACCQ) includes the ICT departments of all polytechnics, institutes of technology and selected universities in the country. NACCQ works with industry to develop and deliver current marketable qualifications that are industry focussed and to ensure that students are work ready when they graduate.
This Guideline articulates the characteristics of quality teaching and learning of information literacy in New Zealand higher education. These characteristics represent a synthesis of practices and principles. They are drawn from a wide variety of approaches to information literacy teaching and learning, ranging from standalone programmes through to information literacy that is integrated in core university curricula.
"This study investigates a framework of philosophical approaches and the fundamental aspects of course design for an Electronic Commerce course. The knowledge gained has enabled the author to make rational strategic decisions about course enhancements, as opposed to doing ad-hoc updates that may not have enhanced student learning. Furthermore, this approach was useful for an understanding of the course’s position within the institution’s programmes and industry requirements, and the reasons for the course revision changes. This approach can be applied to the revision of any course and aspects of this approach could improve the course revision process."
This report examines the size and impact of the provision of te reo Māori courses through tertiary education over the period from 2001 to 2005, in order to provide an information base for considering future directions for supporting te reo Māori through tertiary education and areas for further research.
This paper describes an inquiry into a sport management program in a New Zealand University. It provides evaluation based on feedback from sport organizations and graduates about their experiences of the sport management program practicum.