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.
Distance and Flexible Learning includes flexible learning and support, blended learning, and technology-assisted learning such as e-learning and m-learning.
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.
A conference paper outlines the importance of information literacy, the major barriers faced by distance students and makes suggestions as to how institutions and their libraries can better meet their learning needs.
This Australian project developed an advanced immersive learning environment for engineering students to deepen and enhance their knowledge and understanding of the design, operations and risk management of complex process systems. The environment provides virtual access on the desktop to major industrial operations that serve also for improved industrial operator training.
This project was successful in influencing student retention in distance education, both for first time and returning students, through purposeful interventions such as pre-enrolment counselling, firmer late-enrolment procedures, and the further activities of academic support personnel.
This project developed a process to embed augmented reality targets into course materials and trialled the materials developed with a group of learners to see whether or not having access to the images improved their learning experience and helped them engage with the material.
This resource is a practical guide for tertiary institutions establishing a student peer-mentoring project. It focuses on the peer mentoring of at-distance students but is also relevant to on-campus student mentoring, and offers particular guidance in the mentoring of Māori students.