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.
Faculty Focus is a free e-newsletter featuring innovative strategies, best practices and fresh perspectives on what works, and what doesn’t, when it comes to teaching, learning, and leading in tertiary education. Also includes some more in-depth reports.
The purpose of this project was to gather information to assist educators to actively connect teaching with workplace learning. The parameters of the project were confined to learners’ needs regarding child and youth health as that is a priority, high impact field of learning for practice nurses.
Write Now focuses on the act of writing as a means of working through academic problems with the aim of fostering confident writers. It collaborates with students and staff to develop effective writing and assessment practice within the disciplines. Write Now initiatives are underpinned by research into their effectiveness.
A set of resources for tutors and students. Advice about developing the skills of storytelling and their transfer to disciplines such as education, media, marketing, leisure and tourism. Lists of stories to use and develop. Web links to e-stories.
This project sought to evaluate the effectiveness of simulation in the teaching of clinical skills to Year One nursing students. The research demonstrated that simulation plays an important role in preparing students to competently measure blood pressure in real-world environments.
The Economics Network of the UK's Higher Education Academy provides publications and resources to support university teachers of economics. Resources include a Handbook for Economics Lecturers, case studies, teaching resources, journals, and more.
An interdisciplinary learning website that allows lecturers and students to view and assemble collections of exemplar works from the subject areas of dance, music, theatre, architecture & design, art and film in some of the influential art movements of the ‘modern’ period in Europe and the United States.
The New Zealand Educational Theses Database contains 9000 Doctoral, Masters and Diploma theses in education topics about New Zealand and by New Zealanders at a wide range of overseas tertiary institutions.
Communication is at the very centre of education, so it’s not surprising that educators have rapidly adopted recent developments in ICT to improve the reach and effectiveness of their teaching. In this e-primer, you will discover both the promise of formal online discourse for education, and good practice.
Physclips is a multimedia introduction to mechanics and areas of electricity and magnetism suitable for use by teachers, while students may use the whole package for self instruction or for reference. The level is approximately that of introductory university or advanced high school (For some primary school resources,