This project aims to provide support for Māori students, particularly those involved in study at first degree level, who need to develop skills in writing assignments in English in a range of academic subjects.
The Mythical World of Hīnātore is a new literacy game developed in the virtual world of Kitely. It will assist students to fill in gaps in literacy and numeracy, is motivating and engaging, and focusses attention on aspects of sentence construction.
This study analyses the learning needs of adult refugee learners with low-level language and literacy skills. The project identified educational strategies for teaching these learners and a teaching resource has been developed.