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Young, Amber; Tordoff, June; Leitch, Sharon; Smith, Alesha – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: To determine how often general practitioners (GPs) and pharmacists recommend patients obtain information about their medicines via websites and to explore factors that might improve the delivery of written information about medicines to patients. Design: Cross-sectional surveys. Setting: GPs and community pharmacists in New Zealand…
Descriptors: Patients, Drug Therapy, Printed Materials, Web Sites
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Yates, Robin M. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
In step with the worldwide trend for higher educational institutes to establish areas of research emphasis,the accumulation of resources in key areas has become common practice in veterinary faculties. Although there are perceived logical benefits to research prioritisation, there have been very little critical retrospective analyses of research…
Descriptors: Veterinary Medical Education, Veterinary Medicine, Educational Research, Medical Research
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Balanovic, Jovana; Stuart, Jaimee; Jeffrey, Jenny – Journal of School Violence, 2018
A growing body of research illustrating the detrimental consequences of bullying has led to many antibullying interventions being developed. Despite good intentions, evidence suggests that such programs vary considerably in their efficacy. The current study examines the social discourse around bullying in the New Zealand environment in order to…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Intervention, Foreign Countries
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Campbell-Price, Margie – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
School websites are one way in which school leaders inform the public about their school's vision, values, achievements and the learning opportunities on offer in a way that highlights its distinctiveness in the most positive light. If outdoor education is perceived as a valued learning context and/or helps to differentiate one school from…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Educational Practices, Web Sites, Content Analysis
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Tuapawa, Kimberley – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Although educational online technologies (EOTs) have transformed the delivery of learning in higher education, significant EOT challenges have impeded their effectiveness, preventing widespread implementation. The persistence of these challenges suggests that tertiary education institutes (TEIs) have experienced a gap in understandings about the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Phenomenology
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Mercier, O. Ripeka; Rata, Arama – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2017
The "Te Kawa a Maui Atlas" project explores how mapping activities support undergraduate student engagement and learning in Maori studies. This article describes two specific assignments, which used online mapping allowing students to engage with the work of their peers. By analysing student evaluations of these activities, we identify…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Geographic Information Systems, Teaching Methods, Learner Engagement
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Tuapawa, Kimberley – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2017
Although educational online technologies (EOTs) present an extraordinary range of higher education opportunities, significant gaps in knowledge about their purpose and functionality may impede levels of adoption. As the demand for online learning grows, it is critical that tertiary education institutes (TEIs) address gaps in knowledge by…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Higher Education
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Brown, Nicola – Advances in Engineering Education, 2017
While teaching methods tend to be updated frequently, the implementation of new innovative assessment tools is much slower. For example project based learning has become popular as a teaching technique, however, the assessment tends to be via traditional reports. This paper reports on the implementation and evaluation of using website development…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Web Sites, Evaluation Methods
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Jowsey, Susan; Aguayo, Claudio – Teachers and Curriculum, 2017
Mixed Reality learning environments can provide opportunities to educationally enhance previously isolated scientific concepts by using art and technology as mediums for understanding the world. Participatory experiences provide a kinetic means of comprehending often-abstract knowledge, creating the conditions for sensory learning that is…
Descriptors: Scientific Concepts, Sensory Experience, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods
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Jenkin, Chris J. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
The national bicultural early childhood curriculum in New Zealand, Te Whariki, and the Graduating Teacher Standards require that graduating teachers are competent in Maori language as well as English, and have an understanding of aspects of Maori knowledge. However, research shows that teachers are not yet proficient in the skills needed to…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Student Teachers, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education
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Chen, Junjun; Cowie, Bronwen – Curriculum and Teaching, 2016
This paper reports how New Zealand teachers used digital videos from an educational website in science classrooms and how teachers and students viewed the use of videos. The study involved lesson observations in nine different classrooms, student and teacher interviews, and teacher focus group discussions. Multiple qualitative data were analysed…
Descriptors: Science Education, Multimedia Materials, Electronic Classrooms, Web Sites
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Donnelly, Dermot Francis; Hume, Anne – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2015
Background: Supporting pre-service teacher (PT) collaboration as a means of professional learning is a challenging but essential task for effective practice. However, teacher placements or practicums in schools, which is common practice within teacher education programmes, can often isolate PTs from sharing their experiences with each other.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Web Sites, Editing
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Davis, Niki; Higgins, Andrew – Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning, 2015
This research aimed to inform institutional leaders by producing and disseminating a system wide view of what tertiary education might look like in Aotearoa New Zealand, five years into the future. The researchers were responding to a challenge in a speech at the DEANZ 2010 conference by a highly respected national leader (Dr. Peter Coolbear). The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Interviews, Instructional Leadership
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Goh, Tiong T.; Sun, Pei-Chen – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2015
Unstructured data in social media is as part of the "big data" spectrum. Unstructured data in Social media can provide useful insights into social phenomena and citizen opinions, both of which are critical to government policy and businesses decisions. Teachers of business intelligence and analytics commonly use quantitative data from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Data Analysis, Natural Disasters
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Wright, Noeline; Adam, Amina – School Leadership & Management, 2015
This exploratory case study, arising from a longitudinal project into the establishment of a new secondary school in New Zealand, examines reflective practice through critical friend roles among staff. The paper describes, through the lens of Bourdieu's logic of practice, the implementation of a critical friendship approach linked to the school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Case Studies, Longitudinal Studies
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