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 Health disciplines, including Dentistry, Medical Studies, Nursing, Pharmacy, Rehabilitation Therapy, Veterinary Studies.
This publication describes context based learning and the learner benefits associated with the practice, including capability building, increased creativity and skills of critical analysis as a professional.
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 hospital settings.
The full research report from this NPF project by Dr Elana Taipapaki Curtis, Erena Wikaire, Torise Lualua-Aati, Bridget Kool, William Nepia, Dr Myra Ruka, Michelle Honey, Fiona Kelly, and Associate Professor Phillippa Poole.
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.
This project sought to identify the factors most likely to support effective communication in clinical placements for undergraduate nursing students in New Zealand for whom English is a second language (ESL students).
The purpose of this project was to gather information to assist educators to actively connect teaching with workplace learning. The parameters of the project were confined to learners’ needs regarding child and youth health as that is a priority, high impact field of learning for practice nurses.
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.
This project sought to evaluate the effectiveness of simulation in the teaching of clinical skills to Year One nursing students. The research demonstrated that simulation plays an important role in preparing students to competently measure blood pressure in real-world environments.
This website aims to enhance the quality of student experiences whilst on practice, i.e. work-based placements. A key part is a resource section containing materials that can be used by anyone involved in many aspects of practice based student supervision, including preparation and support.
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.