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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Research Engagement after Disasters: Research Coordination Before, During, and after the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence, New Zealand Beaven, S.; Wilson, T.M.; Johnston, L.C.; Johnston, D.M.; Smith, R.T. (University of Canterbury. Geological SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Vice-Chancellors OfficeUniversity of Canterbury. New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain & Behaviour, 2015)This article argues that active coordination of research engagement after disasters has the potential to maximize research opportunities, improve research quality, increase end-user engagement, and manage escalating ...
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 ...
Growth and dispersion of accounting research about New Zealand before and during a National Research Assessment Exercise: Five decades of academic journals bibliometrics Dixon, K. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2013)Purpose – University academics are important to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge about accounting practice and accounting learning. This article explores the consequences for the Pacific society of New Zealand ...