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.
Assessment includes assessment of learning and assessment for learning, such as formative and summative assessment, peer/group assessment, self assessment and issues such as plagiarism.
These resources have been designed to assist teachers and tutors to assess students in Māori Business and Management programmes against the relevant unit standards registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
This study focuses on the 'assessing' aspect of tertiary teaching in a distance teacher education programme. It explores the perceptions of the role of written assessment feedback held by a cohort of students enrolled in The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood Education (a Level 7, distance teacher education programme using mixed delivery methods). The findings relate strategically and practically to other teacher education programmes—such as online programmes—by giving teacher educators a greater understanding of the nature and extent of written assessment feedback.