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 Social and Behavioural Sciences, including Economics, Justice and Law Enforcement, Librarianship, Political Science, and Sociology.
Most recent resources about Social and Behavioural Science
An initiative to help faculty and doctoral students develop effective online teaching practices within the context of Library and Information Science (LIS) education. WISE Pedagogy seeks to provide LIS instructors with resources and information on successful strategies and guide them through the process of developing their own sound pedagogical practices.
The Economics Network of the UK's Higher Education Academy provides publications and resources to support university teachers of economics. Resources include a Handbook for Economics Lecturers, case studies, teaching resources, journals, and more.
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.
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?