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    • Gendering the ICT curriculum: The paradox of choice 

      Abbiss, J. (University of Canterbury. School of Maori, Social and Cultural Studies in Education, 2009)
      This paper looks at the ICT (information and communication technology) curriculum in New Zealand secondary schools and gendered participation patterns in different specialist ICT subjects. New Zealand has a permissive ICT ...
    • Learning about New Zealand in Antarctica 

      Abbiss, J. (University of Canterbury. School of Maori, Social and Cultural Studies in Education., 2004)
      Antarctica provides an interesting context to connect with aspects of the essential learning about New Zealand, as identified in the social studies national curriculum. (Ministry of Education, 1999, p23) New Zealand has ...
    • Learning from students' experiences of IT courses 

      Abbiss, J. (University of Canterbury. College of Education., 2006)
      The experiences of students in different types of specialist information technology (IT) classes, specifically classes in computer studies (CPS) and text and information management (TIM), vary considerably – both between ...
    • The "New Zealand Fellowship" in New Zealand: It's Activity and Influence in the 1930s and 1940s 

      Abbiss, J. (University of Canterbury. School of Maori, Social and Cultural Studies in Education., 1998)
      This paper describes the operation of the organisation in New Zealand in an effort to reflect the collective philosophy of a group of educational activists, including politicians, government education officials and academics ...
    • Rethinking the 'problem' of gender and IT schooling: discourses in literature 

      Abbiss, J. (University of Canterbury. School of Maori, Social and Cultural Studies in Education, 2008)
      A review of the international research literature pertaining to gender and information technology (IT) schooling reveals changing ideas about what constitutes a gender problem. Much of the literature is concerned with ...