• Introductory programming and educational performance indicators - a mismatch

      Clear, AL (Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ), 2014)
      Introductory programming courses are known worldwide to pose challenges for both students and educators. A recent meta-review of research in the area has indicated something in the order of a sixty six percent pass rate ...
    • PBRF 2012 and the nature of degree teaching

      Clear, Tony; Clear, AL (Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ), 2012)
      For the Performance Based Research Funding Exercise of 2012, two principles for eligibility were enunciated by the New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission, whereby those submitted were firstly expected to contribute to ...
    • The fate of computing in research performance evaluation schemes – ERA vs PBRF

      Clear, AL; Clear, Tony (CITRENZ, 2011)
      The prevailing ‘audit culture’ in national governments has seen a global proliferation of research performance evaluation schemes. Most recently the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) results have been published. ...