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Manalo, Emmanuel, Ed.; Marshall, Jenny, Ed.; Fraser, Cath, Ed. – Online Submission, 2010
This report comprises summations and brief case descriptions of some of the effective programmes and other support mechanisms that New Zealand Tertiary Learning Advisors (TLAs) provide for students in universities, polytechnics, institutes of technology, and other tertiary institutions. The programmes demonstrate tangible impact on student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Management Systems, Personal Narratives, School Holding Power
Gabriel, Raafat – Online Submission, 2009
It is crucial that foreign language teachers know well what kinds of grammar teaching strategies best aid learning in the classroom in order to adjust their teaching toward a practical and successful approach. Much of the debate about how to help EFL learners achieve grammatical proficiency centers on the implicit versus explicit, or deductive…
Descriptors: Grammar, English (Second Language), Literature Reviews, Second Language Instruction
Fraser, Cath, Ed.; Ayo, Lin, Ed. – Online Submission, 2007
This volume comprises the refereed proceedings of the 2006 ATLAANZ (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa/New Zealand) conference. The 11 articles are arranged according to the conference's sub-themes of perspectives, partnerships and projections relating to the work of learning advisors. In Chapter 1, Susan Crozier explores the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Postsecondary Education, School Personnel
Tobias, Robert – Online Submission, 2006
This article tells the story of policies relevant to education, ageism and older adults between 1999 and 2005. It follows an article published in a previous "New Zealand Journal of Adult Learning" that described and critiqued policy developments between the 1980s and 2001. The story is located in the context of ongoing historical…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Older Adults, Foreign Countries, Ideology
Tobias, Robert Michael – Online Submission, 2005
The aim of this paper is to describe and critique key policies and policy documents relevant to older adults' learning and education from the 1980s to 2001. It describes relevant aspects of the historical struggles between competing discourses and ideologies which took place during the period. It then examines the impact of these struggles on the…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Adult Learning, Foreign Countries, Ideology