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At home with foreignness : theories, issues and strategies in translating for children.
(University of Canterbury. French, 2014)
The subject of this thesis is the translation of children’s literature. It probes the issue of whether domesticating texts for the child reader is always in the best interest of the child. The thesis traces the origins ...
Measuring the vocabulary development of new entrant children : a pilot study.
(University of Canterbury. Arts, 2015)
For children who are learning to read, it is of the upmost importance that vocabulary knowledge is acquired in a timely fashion. Adequate vocabulary knowledge enables children to comprehend the majority of words in a text ...
An Investigation into the Classroom Interactions of Twice Exceptional Students in Comparison to their Typically Developing Peers
(University of Canterbury. Education, 2015)
Students who meet criteria for both being intellectually gifted and having a disability are known by the term ‘twice exceptional’. To date there is little known about the classroom interactions of these students, and how ...
Children of the market? The impact of neoliberalism on children's attitudes to climate change.
(University of Canterbury. Political Science and Communication, 2008)
This thesis examines the relationship between young children's emerging political attitudes towards climate change and the possible effect that the political project of neoliberalism could have on these attitudes. The ...
Parental influences on children's callous-unemotional traits
(University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2008)
Research into offending behaviour has, in recent years, turned to investigating the pathways that may lead a person to offend. One of the major developments in this area is the recognition that the presence of high levels ...