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Self-Assessment Case Studies

Self-Assessment Case Studies

This set of case studies describes five tertiary education organisations’ experiences with implementing self-assessment. 

$9.00

How to make the most of work integrated learning

How to make the most of work integrated learning

This set of 4 booklets covers the key points and includes helpful tips and a template to support good practice.

$17.00

Creating sustainable change to improve outcomes for tertiary learners

Creating sustainable change to improve outcomes for tertiary learners

This publication assists project teams with planning and implementation of tertiary teaching and learning projects.

$9.00

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Hei Toko i Te Tukunga - Enabling Māori learner success

Hei Toko i Te Tukunga - Enabling Māori learner success

This Hei Toko report includes:

  • An overview of the strategic background that relates to Māori tertiary learners.
  • An outline of key enablers and opportunities for tertiary education organisations.
  • An overview of research findings on Māori learners and the role of whānau, kaupapa Māori in teaching practice; expressing the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi (ToW) in your teaching practice, enhancing Māori success in your classroom and organisation.

It also provides readers with opportunities to:

$15.00

Learning, life and work: Understanding non-completion of industry qualifications (summary)

The Industry Training Federation (ITF) and a consortium of all 12 industry training organisations explored the reasons why some industry trainees do not complete their qualifications.

One hundred and fourteen non-completing industry trainees and apprentices were interviewed about their reasons for and the factors that contributed to the non-completion of their qualifications. 

Read about the results in 'Learning, life and work: Understanding non-completion of industry qualifications (summary)'.

$3.50

Principles of On-Job Assessment for Industry Training (summary report)

About this publication

A consortium of industry training organisations (ITOs) – ServiceIQ, BCITO, Primary ITO, The Skills Organisation, and Competenz undertook an evidence-based review of assessment practices in industry training to identify models of “good practice” for this summary report.

Authors: Prepared by Anne Alkema and Heather McDonald Heathrose Research Ltd, Natalie Bourke - ServiceIQ, Nyk Huntington - Ako Aotearoa, Leeann Clark - Competenz, Graeme Couper - Primary ITO, Loretta Garrow and Mark Williams - BCITO and Martin Maclean - The Skills Organisation.

$5.00

Principles of On-Job Assessment for Industry Training (full report)

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About this publication

A consortium of industry training organisations (ITOs) – ServiceIQ, BCITO, Primary ITO, The Skills Organisation, and Competenz undertook an evidence-based review of assessment practices in industry training to identify models of “good practice” for this report.

Author: Prepared for ServiceIQ and Ako Aotearoa by Anne Alkema and Heather McDonald Heathrose Research Ltd.

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$9.00

Critical thinking tools kit

A shot of the tools kit with each element laid out

A set of tools (including posters and cards) for teaching critical thinking. 

$45.00

e-Learning in tertiary education: Highlights from Ako Aotearoa-supported research

e-Learning in tertiary education: Highlights from Ako Aotearoa-supported research

This publication provides a synthesis of the outcomes from 38 Ako Aotearoa projects that engage with the diverse implications of technology for New Zealand tertiary education.

$10.50

Educating Health Practitioners: What works? Highlights from Ako Aotearoa projects

Educating Health Practitioners

The report – Educating health practitioners: What works? - draws on projects funded by Ako Aotearoa to identify both the benefits of learning in the workplace and the factors that make it successful.

$10.50

Co-operative learning made easy: A practical guide to working with tertiary student groups

Co-operative learning made easy

Whether you're an established practitioner of Cooperative Learning or a beginner needing practical advice on how to incorporate group work into your teaching, this guide is for you! 

$15.00

A beginners’ guide to plagiarism: What is plagiarism and how can you avoid it?

A concise illustrated resource for students and other academic writers which covers the issues involved and provides practical advice about avoiding plagiarism.

$8.00

Enhancing tertiary teaching and learning through Ako Aotearoa funded project work - Part 2

Part 2. Collated results of Impact Evaluation Framework conversations about Regional Hub Project Fund projects completed from June 2008 to November 2013

$9.00

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