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.
Supporting Staff includes professional development, support services for staff, and staff workload.
The website presents quality information and resources to support those engaged in strengthening the literacy and numeracy of adults in New Zealand. Created by the University of Waikato as part of its work to establish a National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults which is funded by the Tertiary Education Commission.
Goalposts is envisaged as a series of one-page primers introducing the key theories and current understandings about adult learning to new tertiary teachers, with particular relevance to ITPs, PTEs and Wānanga with programmes from Levels 1-5.
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.
This report identifies effective methods for teaching large classes supported by limited hours of small group, face-to-face teaching. The report and adaptive good practice template will be of interest teachers of large classes.
A report examining the experiences of Early Career Academics. It identifies several processes that contribute to the induction, preparation and meaningful socialisation of ECAs who will be capable of enhancing their students’ educational outcomes and their own academic careers.
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 project identifies the success factors that help promote Pasifika student academic success from the perspectives of those most directly involved in the mentoring process - Pasifika students and their lecturers, and the Pasifika mentors themselves.
VOCEDplus is a free international research database containing over 44,000 English language records, many with links to full text documents. The particular focus of VOCEDplus is research and statistics as it relates to education for work and beyond.
Understanding your learners is vital to good teaching practice. To ensure students are successful, the lessons you create must meet their needs. A learner profile is a good way of establishing the needs of your learners.
When it comes to acquiring knowledge and skills, there are a variety of techniques that students can try. Here are some useful methods for you to employ to ensure that you support your students to use a variety of learning styles.
This goal of this project was to develop a set of guidelines for creating teaching portfolios for the Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards or for other purposes. It includes key pointers to “getting started”, collecting evidence, interrogating practice, editing, and protecting the unique “voice” of the nominee and their student body.
ATLAANZ is an association of professionals working in learning advisory roles in tertiary institutions in Aotearoa New Zealand, who are staff members (full- and part-time staff) of universities, polytechnics, wānanga, colleges of education, as well as private institutions providing tertiary training. Includes links to publications by members.
The [UK] Engineering Subject Centre has produced a series of peer-reviewed guides looking at various aspects of teaching and learning aimed at all those involved in engineering education. Includes topics such as teaching design, educational theories, enhancing first year student experience, teaching in labs, etc.