This partnership project (NZUSA and Waiariki Institute of Technology) builds on work that NZUSA has been leading on utilising student voice. The project aims to produce a toolkit of methods to develop student representative systems amongst students who are in short-term and lower level courses.
Effective learner voice is central to a high-quality tertiary education system. New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has implemented a network of panels designed to gather direct learner input, feedback and commentary on education-related issues. The panels, known as the Learner Advisory Panel Project (LAPP), are conducted through an innovative online model designed to address some of the commonly reported barriers to learner participation in feedback systems.
Evaluating the effectiveness of support interventions for dyslexic learners in multiple learning environments
This project explores what interventions work best to assist adults with dyslexia in multiple environments including the home, classroom, and workplace.
Ka Whānau Mai Te Reo: i roto i te wānanga is a Kaupapa Māori research project focusing on whānau experiences of reo Māori education in tertiary settings, with a specific focus on Te Wānanga o Raukawa. It sits within the kaupapa of reo Māori revitalisation, and contributes to ensuring te reo Māori remains a living spoken language.
This project is aimed to provide support to students who may find it difficult studying in a new tertiary environment.
The programme methodology will be purely hands-on with applied and practical learning by our youth participants, using museum artefacts/treasures as cultural learning tools.
Those involved in the teaching and learning of law students will be interested in this ongoing longitudinal study of law students. It is intended that, over the course of the study, a complete law student profile will be developed which will detail the expectations, views and experiences of students during each year of their studies and in their first years in the workforce.
The overarching aim of the project is to understand first-year New Zealand students’ experience with assessment anxiety while organising plausible, research-based solutions that students and staff could implement for enhanced performance, quality assessment, and a supportive university climate.
This highly collaborative project is designed to develop ways of better supporting Māori PhD students through success in their studies to effective commencement of their careers.
In this project, we investigate supporting mechanisms for active video watching, in order to improve students’ presentation skills. The project involves a collaborative team of academics from the University of Canterbury, the University of Leeds (UK) and the University of Adelaide.