Results for Education
This project will explore high achieving university students’ conceptions of ‘good teaching’ and ‘effective learning’ in lecture and tutorial settings, using focus group discussions, critical incident technique and photovoice.
This project has investigated the continuing professional development needs and preferences of experienced tertiary education teachers. The project report offers useful recommendations, guidelines and considerations for those responsibe who are planning PD for experienced teachers.
This project funded through the Regional Hub Project fund will investigate the pedagogical properties of a number of commonly used case studies in law and accounting with a view to developing existing and new case studies that are well aligned with identifiable learning outcomes in the context of authentic (small and local) business that graduates in these disciplines are likely to work with.
The over-arching objective of this project was to improve accounting and finance academics’ teaching effectiveness that would enhance students’ learning outcomes.
This collaborative project between Victoria University of Wellington and WelTec aims to assist tutors at New Zealand polytechnics to meet the literacy needs of all students, and in particular, Pasifika students.
This National Project Fund project examines bicultural competence in early childhood education.
In 2012, Ako Aotearoa and the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations commissioned Heathrose Research Ltd. to undertake research into how tertiary organisations can effectively use the voice of students to improve quality of provision.
Six New Zealand tertiary institutions are engaged in a collaborative network of practice around learners and mobile devices, examining the ways in mobility, social media and new approaches to learning and teaching are changing the landscape of education. The project will generate a range of practical strategies for students, teachers and leaders to utilise the affordances of mobile devices for pedagogical transformation and empowering learners.
Reflective practice for clinical psychology students: Understanding & managing personal responses in professional roles
This project aims to contribute to the development of the reflective practice skills of clinical psychology students in regard to their ability to monitor and manage their own personal responses when working therapeutically with consumers in mental health and forensic settings in Aotearoa New Zealand.