Now showing items 11-20 of 365
3D Virtual worlds and Education for Sustainability
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development.University of Canterbury. Computer Science and Software Engineering.University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences., 2008)
Speech Rates of American English- and New Zealand English-speaking children
(University of Canterbury. College of Education.University of Canterbury. Department of Communication Disorders., 2007)
Adult speakers of New Zealand English demonstrate faster speaking rates than adult speakers of Australian, American, or British English. Little, however, is known about comparability of speaking rates in children who speak ...
Emerging needs, evolving services: the health of Pacific peoples in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. College of Education.University of Canterbury. Health Sciences Centre.University of Canterbury. Management., 2008)
From 0.1% of the total population in 1945 to 6.9% in 2006, Pacific peoples now resident in New Zealand highlight significant health policy and service delivery issues within an increasingly diverse society. Over the last ...
Fitting Spatial Ability into Intelligent Tutoring Systems Development
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development.University of Canterbury. Computer Science and Software Engineering.University of Canterbury. UC Opportunity., 2007)
Building effective learning environments is an art that can only be perfected by a great deal of explorations involving the environments' audience: the learners. This paper focuses on taking into account the learners' ...
Review of Adult and Community Education (ACE) Funding Framework Consultation Document
(University of Canterbury. Continuing and Bridging Education, 2005)
This paper is one of three commissioned by ACE Aotearoa. It is intended to review the TEC consultation document on the proposed new funding framework released on 9 March 2005. The first part of this paper provides an ...
State of the nation : a comparative analysis of teacher professional development with ICT between ICT PD clusters and non-ICT PD schools : research project.
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 2005)
Professional Development programmes in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT PO) in schools have had significant growth since the development of successive national ICT strategies by the Ministry of Education. ...
An analysis of variables affecting instructional efficiency
(University of Canterbury. School of Education, 2006)
A lot about the learning process still remains unknown. The experiments described in this thesis investigated variables that affect instructional efficiency by employing specifically programmed computers to manage and ...
Sleep problems in children with disabilities : behavioural family interventions.
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 2003)
Sleep problems are frequently reported in children and studies indicate that approximately 15 to 30% of children experience some form of sleep difficulty (Partinen & Hublin, 2000; Richman, 1981; Zuckerman, Stevenson, & ...
Transforming nursing education : a legitimacy of difference.
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 2001)
In 1973 two trial pre-registration nursing education programmes were piloted in New Zealand polytechnics. These represented an alternative to traditional hospital-sited schools of nursing. The establishment of nursing ...
"Excuse me, do we put a border around it?" - the culture of learning that provides opportunities for students to learn or not learn in middle school classrooms
(University of Canterbury. Education, 2005)
This study examines the way that middle school students' classroom experience shapes how they learn. The ways that the culture of learning created in the classroom provides opportunities for students to learn or not learn ...