Research Projects and Reports
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- A socio-ecological exploration of bullying
- Research within teacher education into learning the work of ambitious mathematics teaching
- Preventable Māori mortality project
- Ko Wai Au? Who am I? See my voice?: A collaborative inquiry investigating the identities, communication needs and aspirations of Māori rangatahi (young people) who identified as deaf and/or hearing impaired. Ko Wai Au pamphlet
- Continuitity of Early Learning: Learning progress and outcomes in the early years
- Literacy and numeracy scale alignment
- Motivation and achievement: a study of complex relations
- Supervising African students: Enhancing intercultural supervision in Aotearoa New Zealand
- Longitudinal research on the impact of New Zealand's standards-based NCEA on student motivation.
- An investigation of factors associated with undergraduate study as part of international student exchange agreements.
- Tertiary assessment policy and practices including student experiences and programme approaches to assessment.
- Educational strategies to support evidence-based numeracy policy and practice related to positive student outcomes.
- Effective interventions to address behavioural challenges at all levels of schooling.
- Research on autism and on alternative augmentations communication development.
- Investigations of effective professional development and teacher practices in gifted education, early childhood education, secondary assessment, intercultural language teaching, Māori education, and e-learning teaching and assessment.
- Evaluation research on effective professional development for teachers to engage in culturally responsive pedagogy.
- International research on Global - Mindedness among undergraduates across the disciplines in four countries.
- Research to discover if there is a need for augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) among adults with intellectual disability.
- Investigations into quality provisions for infants and toddlers in early childhood education and care settings.
- Commissioned literature reviews on a range of topics including the involvement of children in educational research and what counts for quality for under-three year olds in early childhood settings.
- Evaluation of He Kākano: Professional development for leaders in secondary schools 2011-2012
- Evaluation of the Early Childhood Education Information and Communication Technologies Professional Learning Programme (ECE ICT PLP)
- Intercultural Communicative Language Teaching: Implications for Effective Teaching and Learning
- Involving Children and Young People in Research in Educational Settings
- Quality early childhood education for under-two-year-olds: What should it look like? A literature review.
Motivation and Achievement at Secondary School - The relationship between NCEA design and student motivation and achievement: A Three-Year Follow-Up
Research project on International Student Exchanges – Sending our Students Overseas (2008)
- What’s special about teaching and learning in the first years? Summary report. Wellington. Teaching Learning Research Initiative.
Ongoing externally-funded grants our academic staff have received:
Averill, Robin; Drake, Michael and Anderson, Dayle: Learning the Work of Ambitious Mathematics Teaching
Bourke, Roseanna: Self Assessment in Tertiary Education
Chu, Cherie: Pasifika Learners and Success in Tertiary Education
Chu, Cherie:An Analysis of Recent Pasifika Education Research Literature to Inform Improved Outcomes for Pasifika Learners
Kidman, Joanna and Chu, Cherie: Māori academic socialisation and the university
Meyer, Luanna: Longitudinal Evaluation of NCEA Course Endorsements
Moeed, Azra: Beyond play: Learning through science investigation
Sheehan, Mark: Motivating Secondary School History Students
Sigafoos, Jeff:Enhancing Communication Intervention for Children with Autism