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.
Natural and Physical Science | Case Study Resources
This good practice publication describes the sudden curriculum and assessment overhaul that needed to actually continue course implemented after a devastating magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck the city of Christchurch, New Zealand 22 February 2011. The paper considers the effects of those changes, the lessons learnt, and the impact of learners and teachers.
Daniela Liggett, Gateway Antarctica, University of Canterbury
Kate Pedley, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Canterbury
Erik Brogt, Academic Services Group, University of Canterbury