Astronomy Education: Becoming a Hybrid Researcher
This article describes the experiences of a former astronomer who is making the transition to astronomy education research as an international graduate student in the United States. The article describes the author’s encounters with education research, its methodologies, and his changing research interests as he progresses through the graduate program. It also describes his experiences with the busy life of a graduate student in American academia and his experiences as an international student.
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Wilson, S., Cobb, S., McChesney, J. Mathematics education research in Canterbury. Presentation to Victoria University Mathematics Education Research Symposium, Wellington, 18 May, 2015. Wilson, S.; Cobb, S.; McChesney, J. (University of Canterbury. School of Teacher Education, 2015)
An examination of the accuracy of the data collected from the yield research plots of the Forest Research Institute McEwen, A. D. (University of Canterbury. Forestry, 1976)The work described in this thesis arose from a concern that the data being obtained from the yield research plots maintained by the Forest Research Institute of the New Zealand Forest Service were inadequate for present ...
How formative assessment develops student learning and informs a tutor's teaching : a case study in action research : research project. Macalister, Rosie (University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 2006)The literature on formative assessment suggests students' learning is enhanced when the procedures involve self, peer and tutor assessment (triadic assessment). This action research project investigates and reports on how ...