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 Natural and Physical Sciences including Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and Astronomy.
Most recent resources about Natural and Physical Science
This project developed tools and approaches to enhance the quantitative and mathematical skills of students. A flexible electronic framework was created, through which students and educators can interactively generate a very large number of illustrative examples, problems and questions that cover a wide range of fundamental mathematical, statistical & quantitative skills.
The Centre supports and promotes high quality education in Materials and related disciplines, by encouraging and coordinating the development and adoption of effective practices in learning, teaching and assessment. It is a key dissemination channel for the work of the Centre and a valuable resource for members of the Materials community and other interested parties.
This Australian website presents a comprehensive picture of assessment practice and learning priorities in the biological sciences; incorporates specific examples drawn from undergraduate courses in a diverse array of life science disciplines; provides strategies and tips to guide good practice in assessment.
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..
mathcentre is a UK on-line mathematics support centre which provides resources to help students make the transition from school-level to university-level mathematics. There are also resources and useful links for those who teach or support students.
The Network supports teaching and learning within Mathematics, Statistics & Operational Research, and other disciplines where components of these subjects are taught. It works with individual academics, departments, professional bodies, employers and students to develop and share excellent practice that will enhance the learning experience.
The Centre promotes and supports high quality learning and teaching across the disciplines of geography, earth and environmental sciences in UK higher education. Based at the University of Plymouth, it provides a voice for the discipline communities, contributing to government consultations and policy developments.
The Centre supports a large network of learning and teaching practitioners involved in HE bioscience throughout the UK. It provides funding, events, resources and a large number of opportunities to network with bioscience learning and teaching practitioners from a variety of institutions and roles.