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 he sudden curriculum and assessment overhaul that was needed to continue course implementation after a devastating magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Christchurch. The paper considers the effects of those changes, the lessons learnt, and the impact on 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