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.
Supporting Learners includes support services for learners, pastoral care, organisational responsiveness and culture, and student engagement.
This research project tested the validity and reliability of the Clinical Learning Environment, Supervision, and Nurse Teacher (CLES+T) scale as a tool for assessing students' perception of the quality of their learning in community settings.
The New Migrants Initiative on the Albany Campus of Massey University sought to enhance levels of pastoral support for migrant students studying humanities and arts subjects, engage migrant communities regarding their learning needs, and develop responsiveness to the learning needs of migrant students.
Write Now focuses on the act of writing as a means of working through academic problems with the aim of fostering confident writers. It collaborates with students and staff to develop effective writing and assessment practice within the disciplines. Write Now initiatives are underpinned by research into their effectiveness.
This UK project created resources which will help students identify and prepare for critical incidents which, according to employers, epitomise the major problems that newly qualified graduates encounter when they start work in the ‘real world'.
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.
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.
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.
The New Zealand Literacy Portal is a rich source of free online information for people interested in adult literacy. It is designed to provide a knowledge base of adult literacy information contributed by both New Zealand and international organisations.
The aim of this study was to generate teaching practice narratives from stage one early childhood student teachers based on their experiences in a field-based teacher education programme. This research documents the experiences of first year students. It is important to acknowledge their limited and perhaps idealized view of their experiences to date.
Australian Education International has worked in collaboration with Universities Australia, TAFE Directors Australia and the Australian Council for Private Education and Training to produce this report which highlights good practice examples by Australian education providers.
JISC's Libraries of the Future campaign attempts to explore the issues around the enormous impact of ICT on the academic library and to look forward to ensure that libraries – however they may continue to evolve - remain at the heart of academic life. Includes a 10 min. video documentary and a short publication Libraries of the Future
All 90 items in this bibliography are annotated using a standard template that includes an abstract, the type of research, key themes, country of origin, research methodology, scale of project, and evaluative comments.
To be able to engage and achieve in learning, students need to be fully aware of what e-learning is, and is not. The series of eight Learning in the 21st Century videos feature NZ tertiary students and tutors talking about their views and experiences of e-learning.
An Australian project involving an investigation into students' and teachers' use of new technologies. Outputs include a Handbook of Findings for Practice and Policy, a Toolkit of Resources for Educators, and case studies in which emerging technologies were implemented in learning settings across the three participating universities.
The website presents quality information and resources to support those engaged in strengthening the literacy and numeracy of adults in New Zealand. Created by the University of Waikato as part of its work to establish a National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults which is funded by the Tertiary Education Commission.
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.