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Using a radial ultrasound probe's virtual origin to compute midsagittal smoothing splines in polar coordinates
(University of Canterbury. New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain & Behaviour, 2015)
Tongue surface measurements from midsagittal ultrasound scans are effectively arcs with deviations representing tongue shape, but smoothing-spline analysis of variances (SSANOVAs) assume variance around a horizontal ...
Education, Colonisation and Kanak Aspirations in New Caledonia: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Challenges
New Caledonia is an anomoly. Surrounded by independent nations in the South-West Pacific, it remains a non-self governing territory of France. Some of the residents are recognised, even by France, as “citizens” of the ...
Language Pedagogy and Non-transience in the Flipped Classroom
(University of Canterbury. School of Teacher Education, 2016)
High connectivity at tertiary institutions, and students who are often equipped with laptops and/or tablets as well as smartphones, have resulted in language learners being able to freely access technology and the ...
Any Time, Any Place, Flexible Pace: Technology-Enhanced Language Learning in a Teacher Education Programme
Abstract: Ongoing developments in e-learning, improved internet accessibility and increased digital citizenry provide exciting opportunities to integrate effective classroom pedagogies with online educational technologies, ...
Diversity in Education: Engaging Learners in Dialogue about Difference
Introduction : ‘Nine out of 10 gypsy and traveller children have suffered racial abuse’ (The Independent, 22 October 2014) ‘Britain swamped by Asylum seekers ‘ (The Daily Mail, 22 December 2014) These types ...
Revisiting the digital divide(s): Technology-enhanced English language practices at a university in Pakistan
With the rapid penetration of technology in the lives of students, it has become important for educators to look for opportunities to enhance students’ engagement and achievement by integrating technology in education. ...
Deterritorialising geopolitical spaces and challenging neoliberal conditions through language revernacularisation in Kohanga Reo
(University of Canterbury. School of Maori, Social and Cultural Studies in Education, 2012)
This article explores some of the influences shaping early childhood Mäori language education in Aotearoa New Zealand. By drawing on Garcia’s socio- historical stages of language orientation it parallels Mäori language ...
The Stranger Within: Dostoevsky's Underground
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Leadership, 2013)
In Fyodor Dostoevsky’s influential novel Notes from underground, we find one of the most memorable characters in nineteenth century literature. The Underground Man, around whom everything else in this book revolves, is in ...
Education and the Limits of Reason: Reading Dostoevsky
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 2012)
Philosophers of education have had a longstanding interest in the nature and value of reason. Literature can provide an important source of insight in addressing questions in this area. One writer who is especially helpful ...
Languages seen are languages used: The linguistic landscapes of early childhood centres
'Linguistic landscapes' is the term used to describe all the visible language in signs and displays seen in particular areas such as a local street and, more recently, educational spaces (Gorter, 2017; Landry and Bourhis, 1997).