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.
This report identifies and discusses the many interwoven factors that impact on students’ decision making with regard to the ongoing study of sciences, both in the final year of secondary school, and on transition to tertiary level studies.It addresses two closely related key questions:Why do students choose to continue with sciences in Year 13 of their school studies?Why do students plan to take up (or not take up) sciences in their tertiary level 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.
This research report will be of interest to all those engaged in science education. It provides a good practice guide for effective numeracy transfer from one cognitive domain (e.g. mathematics) to another (e.g. science).