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 Creative Arts, including Communication and Media Studies, Graphic Design, Performing Arts, and Visual Arts and Crafts.
This publication describes the development of digital literacy within an art school context. The publication identifies core principals and highlights the ethical, cultural, practical and technical implications of teaching and learning in a digital age.
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.
A series of booklets offering a practical introduction to using drawing and other visual methods to support undergraduate and postgraduate learning and research in every discipline - not just those with which these activities are usually associated.
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.
A set of resources for tutors and students. Advice about developing the skills of storytelling and their transfer to disciplines such as education, media, marketing, leisure and tourism. Lists of stories to use and develop. Web links to e-stories.
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.
With 23 locations, 200 staff, 3,000 volunteers and 1,000 new volunteers trained each year, English Language Partners (formerly ESOL Home Tutors) is Aotearoa | New Zealand's largest organisation working with migrants and refugees.
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.
This project was funded in Australia by the Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (ALTC) to address a tension that frequently arises in University teaching of Media and Communication in Australian universities: the need for collaborative group work on the one hand, and negative student attitudes to group assessment on the other.
This project aimed to refine a code of assessment for postgraduate research studies in dance in Australia, encompassing the two primary modes of investigation, written and practice-based theses, their distinctiveness and their potential interplay.
Teaching journalism in tertiary institutions presents challenges, including how students learn to work in teams under the sort of pressure that characterizes workplace journalism. This thesis is a case study of how a group of students at AUT University, in Auckland, experienced taking responsibility for producing four editions of a student newspaper as part of their journalism training.