• Cross-grouping in mathematics

      Golds, Rosemary (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Improving mathematics teaching in primary schools is an ongoing research focus as achievement comparisons in international studies draws attention to shifting achievement levels and acknowledges that “improving educational ...
    • Experiential learning in journalism education: a New Zealand case study

      Boyd-Bell, Susan (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      Teaching journalism in tertiary institutions presents challenges, including how students learn to work in teams under the sort of pressure that characterizes workplace journalism. This thesis is a case study of how a group ...
    • Influences on attitudes to mathematics

      Aruwa, Oniovosa Samuel (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      Attitudes to mathematics involve students’ feelings toward mathematics, their view of their ability in mathematics, and the decisions they make in the classroom about doing mathematics. Attitudes are learned responses to ...
    • Mathematics or numeracy: education indications from Steiner and the New Zealand curriculum

      Waite, Lesley (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Mathematics education has been of considerable concern in New Zealand for several decades. During the 1990s, following the Education Act 1989 in which a quantifiable market value approach was imposed onto education, curricula ...
    • Pathways to principalship

      Dalgleish, Alison (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      A qualitative descriptive approach was undertaken to research what was available within the areas of advice and guidance for potential principals who wish to achieve the position of principal at secondary schools in Aotearoa ...
    • Teaching Buddhism in New Zealand universities

      Huang, Li Ting (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This thesis is an investigation into the university-level teaching of Buddhism in New Zealand, which has developed as part of the international spread of education about Buddhism for both Buddhists and non-Buddhists. The ...
    • With a little help from my friends: benefits and challenges of using peer review to assist journalism students’ learning

      Mandow, Nikki (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Abstract Peer learning has become a well-used (and well-researched) learning strategy for tertiary students in disciplines as far apart as physics, music, tourism, dental hygiene and outdoor education. However, while ...