This project reports on a strategy which can used in the context of lectures to improve student engagement and interaction. The Classroom Performance System hardware and software package provides students with clickers, which permits them to respond to multiple choice, true/false, and yes/no questions.
This project explores the ways in which a group of business students perceived and valued their experiences of workplace-based case studies. It asked a group of third-year business students in a Corporate Finance course to comment on their learning experiences over the course of an assignment containing a considerable case study component.
This project explores the role of an educator's interpretation in performing needs assessment to evaluate teaching curricula. It explores the possibilities and limitations associated with this process of interpretation.
Using a case study of accounting firms in the Hawkes Bay region, faculty at one New Zealand institute of technology explored issues of organisational equity from the perspective of prospective employers. In particular, it sought to ask employers of accounting graduates whether they perceived graduates of institutes of technology and polytechnics were considered to be on the same 'level' as graduates from universities.
This project adapted a rubric for the design of online course content, developed by the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) at the California State University, for use in the New Zealand tertiary context.
This project sought to generate a snapshot of the overall blended learning environment at one New Zealand tertiary organisation. It sought to synthesise data from multiple sources in order to generate this picture, and investigated the perceptions of staff and students towards this environment. In particular, it focussed on teachers' perspectives on e-learning, emerging technologies, and the blended learning environment in general.
This research investigated the perceptions of educators towards mobile learning, using a survey conducted at a large New Zealand polytechnic. it also sought to investigate the factors impacting on their adoption of mobile technologies in educational settings.
This research is concerned with the factors impacting on sub-optimal decisions in the tertiary education choices of individuals. It proposes a strategy for enhancing and supporting this decision-making process, underscoring outcomes rather than output measures.
This research sought to provide guidelines for the blending of traditional learning environments with emerging online environments. It measured student experience and satisfaction with these different learning environments as a key informant for these guidelines.