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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 ...
Promoting success at school: a case study of a nurture group intervention
(University of Canterbury. Educational Studies and Human Development, 2007)
This case study was based on a programme that followed the Nurture Group concept in a Secondary School in New Zealand. The Success at School (SAS) programme was based within the school complex and consisted of a home ...
From "I had a big grin on my face" to "I'd rather be eating McDonalds" : recognising the diversity and complexity of teenage girls' experiences of sexual intercourse.
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 2003)
Recent research on adolescent sexual intercourse has focused on attempts to identify factors that contribute to the onset of early sexual activity. To date, information generated from such research includes very little ...
The New Zealand chemistry curriculum levels 7 & 8 : selected studies in teaching, learning, concept development and assessment : a dissertation.
(University of Canterbury. Science Department, Christchurch College of Education, 2001)
This dissertation looks at questions relating to the New Zealand chemistry curriculum. The main findings relate to chemical misconceptions, concept development, pupils' views of their learning environment, problem-solving ...
Negotiating the New Zealand English curriculum : a qualitative model of eight secondary English teachers' classroom practice and response to the English curriculum.
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 1997)
Negotiating the New Zealand English Curriculum, opening with a contextualised look at the history and current educational environment surrounding secondary practice under the English Curriculum, describes how secondary ...
A sociometric survey of two urban schools to investigate teacher pupil awareness of children's peer acceptance and some possible correlates of high sociometric status.
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 1965)
A study of the components of an effective teaching strategy
(University of Canterbury. Education, 1976)
Changes in the teacher's direction of a set of standardized class lessons were simulated by a single teacher who had been trained so that he was able to alter his frequency of use of specific teaching moves while holding ...
"Learning To Sell Yourself": A Qualitative Critique of Neo-vocationalism as a School-business Partnership.
(University of Canterbury. Education, 2003)
This thesis considers the extent to which the hegemonic, socially and economically hierarchical principles of private enterprise were channelled through school-business links. School-business links take many forms, and the ...
Charting the river: a case study of English language teaching in Bangladesh
(University of Canterbury, 2017)
This study charts and navigates the complex waterways of English language teaching in Bangladesh. Taking river as a metaphor it aims to provide a comprehensive picture of the main currents of English language teaching. The ...
Raising our voices : restorying Pasifika inclusion, success and effective learning supports at the University of Canterbury
(University of Canterbury, 2015)
Pasifika students’ stories of inclusion, success and effective learning supports at the University of Canterbury are positioned to critically restory dominant narratives. In prioritising Pasifika students’ voices, the ...