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Protheroe, Mervyn, Ed. – Online Submission, 2012
The 10 articles in this 7th volume comprise the refereed proceedings of the 2011 ATLAANZ (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors Aotearoa/New Zealand) conference. In Chapter 1, Cath Fraser and Pam Simpson ("Offshore-onshore: How international students' expectations of the New Zealand academic environment compare to their lived…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Foreign Students, Comparative Analysis
van der Ham, Vanessa, Ed.; Sevillano, Lilia, Ed.; George, Lily, Ed. – Online Submission, 2010
The 15 articles in this volume comprise the refereed proceedings of the 2009 ATLAANZ (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors Aotearoa/New Zealand) conference. The first three chapters focus on collaborative work. In Chapter 1, Ann Pocock shares her experiences of working with other university support services. In Chapter 2, Berni Cooper and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings), Postsecondary Education, Academic Support Services
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
Silvester, Mary, Ed. – Online Submission, 2009
This volume comprises the refereed proceedings of the 2008 ATLAANZ (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa/New Zealand) conference, and explores strands of transformations--learning within cultural contexts, service delivery, student literacy and numeracy, graduate students and professional practice. In Chapter 1, Kay Hammond…
Descriptors: Evidence, Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, Psychological Studies
Manalo, Emmanuel, Ed.; Bartlett-Trafford, Julie, Ed.; Crozier, Susan, Ed. – Online Submission, 2008
This volume comprises the refereed proceedings of the 2007 ATLAANZ (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa/New Zealand) conference. The first three chapters set the scene well for the breadth and depth of issues addressed by the authors. In Chapter 1, Andy Begg refers to his own educational journey in discussing the inseparability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Academic Support Services, School Personnel
Morrissey, Mary; Myers, Douglas; Belanger, Paul; Robitaille, Magali; Davison, Phil; Van Kleef, Joy; Williams, Rick – Online Submission, 2008
This comprehensive publication assesses the status of prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) across Canada and offers insights and recommendations into the processes necessary for employers, post-secondary institutions and government to recognize and value experiential and informal learning. Acknowledging economic trends in Canada's job…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Evaluation, Recognition (Achievement), Adult Education
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 paper explores the nature and role of those forms of tertiary education that have been variously described as "transition", "foundation" and "bridging" education. It argues that much of the relevant literature is grounded implicitly or explicitly in technicist and liberal functionalist discourses. It then reviews…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Remedial Instruction, Educational Theories
Manalo, Emmanuel – Online Submission, 2006
Tertiary learning centres are generally considered as having the primary function of teaching students how to be most effective in their learning and performance so as to achieve success in their courses of study. Instruction provided by such centres are delivered through group work (courses, workshops), one-to-one work, and through materials that…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education