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O'Neill, John – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
For Jean Herbison, learning in her early 20th century childhood world was relatively uncomplicated and predictable. Life was shaped by unambiguous family, faith and settler colonial prescriptions about how children "should" behave and what they should become. Approaching the centenary of her birth, children today must navigate a very…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Learning Processes, Children, Educational Policy
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Millin, Tracey; Spronken-Smith, Rachel; Millin, Mark – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2022
Postgraduate research candidature support, support of supervisory teams, and assistance with examination and assessment requirements are some of the crucial elements in a successful postgraduate student's study experience. While there is a large body of research on Doctoral supervision, less is available on Master's level supervision and support.…
Descriptors: Supervision, Benchmarking, Best Practices, Graduate Students
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Garnier, Philippe – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2022
This article interrogates the kind of research that is useful for teachers. The teacher is a reflective practitioner who draws on research findings, but also uses personal reflection, to work with students, with a focus on evidence-based practice. The strengths, but also the controversies of this research paradigm are discussed. The role of…
Descriptors: Science Education, Educational Research, Evidence Based Practice, Articulation (Education)
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Goff, Wendy – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2020
While research that is embedded in schools is reported widely in education and psychological research literature, studies that focus on how researchers might navigate school-based gatekeepers is minimal. This study addresses this gap. The research presented in this paper reports on the recruitment process that was employed in a study that involved…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Praxis, Researchers, Access to Information
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Budd, Julia – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
Equity for those experiencing disability is a complex real-world issue best studied by cross-disciplinary groups. However, these cross-disciplinary studies are often unsuccessful due to the different perspectives held by members of the cross-disciplinary group. Meta-perspectives have been found to help overcome the issues caused by these different…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Equal Education, Educational Improvement, Disabilities
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Benade, Leon – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2015
This article draws on a larger research project that questions the impacts of '21st century learning' on teachers and leaders. Implicit is an evaluation of the promise of futures pedagogies to deepen teacher reflective practice. Critical theoretic and critical hermeneutic approaches underpin this research. It therefore analyses policy and…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Reflective Teaching, Hermeneutics, Educational Policy
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Hotere-Barnes, Alex – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2015
In Aotearoa-New Zealand there continue to be enduring challenges from Maori scholars and communities about the ethics of Pakeha educational researcher involvement in Maori communities. This paper critically discusses how understanding forms of Pakeha paralysis is an important component of creating sustainable and inclusive educational research…
Descriptors: Ethics, Educational Researchers, Malayo Polynesian Languages, Ethnic Groups
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Elley, W. B.; And Others – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 1975
The purpose of this study was to carry out a longitudinal study of the direct effects of traditional and transformational English grammar on children's writing skills. The investigation was conducted entirely in one large, coeducational high school on the outskirts of Auckland, Australia, beginning with the third form and ending with the sixth…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English, English Curriculum
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Bates, Richard J. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 1978
Two concerns of the new sociology are the question of what constitutes knowledge and the issue of social control over knowledge. Available from: Executive Officer, NZCER, Education House, 178-182 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand. (IRT)
Descriptors: Education, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education
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Witheford, Murray A.; And Others – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 1978
The results provide support for the argument of special educators who maintain that one of the main advantages to be gained by education within the regular school system is the opportunity to acquire more normal codes of behavior through association with normal children. Available from: Executive Officer, NZCER, Education House, 178-182 Willis…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Deafness, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Boshier, Roger – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 1978
It appears that definitions of "adult" that invoke notions of social role as the central explanatory construct are well-founded. At present it appears that roles (and their associated experience) account for about 50 percent of the variance in attitude change; historical events might account for the other 50 percent. Available from:…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Attitude Change, Educational Research