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Barney, David – Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 1977
New Zealand's health and education programs for children ages 0 through 8 are described. (SB)
Descriptors: Child Care, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Ethnic Groups
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Webb, Stephen D.; Collette, John – American Journal of Sociology, 1977
A nationwide survey of pharmacists in New Zealand investigated differential prevalence of stress-alleviate drug use in rural and urban areas. Contrary to conventional wisdom regarding urban stress, findings indicate that stress-related disorders are much more prevalent among rural than urban residents. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Comparative Analysis, Data Analysis, Drug Abuse
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Carr, N. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1977
Examining the critical change (also referred to as re-socialization) in adults which can be stimulated by appropriate education programs, the author discusses differing rationales of adult education programs for value and attitudinal change in New Zealand.
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Attitude Change
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Bates, Richard J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1976
Presents a functional analysis of the organizational problems facing secondary schools, develops a typology of dilemmas posed as a result of these problems, and discusses the manner in which various educational agencies have attempted to persuade schools to resolve these dilemmas. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Educational Problems, Organization, Organizations (Groups), Public Policy
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Dossor, Peter – Journal of Educational Administration, 1976
Descriptors: Centralization, Community Involvement, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bockemuehl, H. W. – Journal of Geography, 1976
This article suggests the use of geothermal energy for producing electricity, using as an example the development at Wairakei, New Zealand. Other geothermal areas are identified, and economic and environmental co sts of additional development are explored. (Author/AV)
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Earth Science, Ecological Factors, Electricity
Freyberg, P. S.; And Others – Classroom Interaction Newsletter, 1975
Research projects concerned with teaching skills and teacher education, which originated at the University of Waikato (Hamilton, New Zealand), are reviewed. (GW)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Decision Making, Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education
Archer, E. L. – Classroom Interaction Newsletter, 1975
Research on classroom behaviors of students and teachers, which was conducted at Massey University in New Zealand, is reviewed. (GW)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Observation Techniques, Foreign Countries, Research Projects
Bates, Richard J. – Classroom Interaction Newsletter, 1975
Results of a national survey of pupil expectations of teachers' classroom behaviors are analyzed according to respondents' race, sex, socioeconomic status, and fathers' occupations. (GW)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Expectation, Foreign Countries, National Surveys
Adams, Raymond S. – Classroom Interaction Newsletter, 1975
Individual pupils' experiences and group dynamics in an open classroom in New Zealand are analyzed. (GW)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Concept Teaching, Foreign Countries, Group Dynamics
Sass, Millie – Classroom Interaction Newsletter, 1975
The author studied the effects of direct and vicarious reinforcers on cognitive skills of adolescent females. (GW)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cognitive Ability, Females, Foreign Countries
Ashcroft, Eric R. – Classroom Interaction Newsletter, 1975
Reported is a study showing that the degree of parent-teacher agreement on values affects the quality of student-teacher interaction. (GW)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interaction, Parent Attitudes, Research Projects
Ashcroft, Eric R. – Classroom Interaction Newsletter, 1975
Reported are research projects questioning the effectiveness of inservice teacher training and the effects of various mathematical curricula on student learning. (GW)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Classroom Environment, Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education
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Norrish, Norma – NALLD Journal, 1976
In New Zealand caution and economy prevent wild proliferation of language laboratories. Cooperation between laboratories is effective and the equipment is varied and sophisticated. Labs are used intensively and ingeniously to save money. Lab courses in teacher training programs and opening of facilities to the public are some innovations. (CHK)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Coordination, Educational Cooperation, Educational Technology
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Brooks, I. R. – Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1976
Results indicate that when SES is controlled few significant differences emerge between the two groups, with verbal tests yielding the largest differences. (Author)
Descriptors: Children, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Tests
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