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.
Learning Designs and Teaching Strategies includes teaching and learning resources/materials and teaching activities that seek to facilitate learning.
This publication describes how introducing team-based, creative learning exercises and assessments into a social science elective improved student retention, course pass rates, and improved socio-educational outcomes for both students and teachers.
This report documents the development of a training programme in co-operative learning (CL) for New Zealand tertiary lecturers. The results of the initial trials and pilot programmes for the proposed programme are documented and analysed, and a suggested final programme is presented.
This publication describes the development of digital literacy within an art school context. The publication identifies core principals and highlights the ethical, cultural, practical and technical implications of teaching and learning in a digital age.
There have been reservations about the style and content of the learning packages which apprentices use to complete parts of their qualifications. Apprentices, employers, BCITO Field Staff and executives were surveyed with the aim of informing a decision about the mode and content of future apprentice education.
Charlotte Heather describes Tutor Hubs, where staff across the organisation meet to focus on a single area of training. This cross-organisation approach has been shown to improve quality and consistency.
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.
In this publication Professor Paul Dalziel describes an innovative approach to teaching introductory economics to students enrolled in resource degrees. It also demonstrates how student achievement data can inform course developments.
This publication describes context based learning and the learner benefits associated with the practice, including capability building, increased creativity and skills of critical analysis as a professional.