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Staff Research Interests

Aesthetic education / Arts / Dance / Drama / Music / Visual arts

  • Associate Professor David Bell – Aesthetic education; Japanese arts in New Zealand contexts; Museum education programmes; Substantive aesthetics in the Japanese visual field; ukiyo-e; Visual arts education.
  • Dr Alex Gunn – Aesthetic education (in early years settings), especially music and visual arts.
  • Suzanne Renner – Teaching and learning in, through, and about dance education.
  • Professor Jeff Smith – Psychology of aesthetics.
  • Professor Lisa Smith – Psychology of aesthetics.
  • Trish Wells – Learning in and through drama education.

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Assessment

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Cultural studies – Biculturalism / Multiculturism / Culture and education

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Curriculum development, policy, history

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Disabilities studies in education

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Gender studies in education

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Cultural studies – Biculturalism / Multiculturism / Culture and education

  • Dr Margie Campbell-Price – Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC); Outdoor education; Physical education; School-led tourism; Teenagers and adventure.
  • Gaye McDowell – Health and physical education.
  • Angela Miller – Community nutrition.

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Historical contexts of education

  • Professor Helen May – Early childhood issues – history.
  • Dr Hugh Morrison – New Zealand missionaries and global interaction; New Zealand and Australasian religious history; New Zealand’s historical interface with the wider world; Children and young people as historical subjects and agents.

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Inclusive education and social justice issues

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ICT education / The Internet for teaching and learning / Distance Education

  • Professor Kwok-Wing Lai – Social and ethical issues in computer-mediated communication; Computer-supported learning; Design of online learning environments; Knowledge Building.
  • Dr Keryn Pratt – ICT in education; Distance learning/virtual schools.
  • Dr Sandra Williamson-Leadley – Primary teachers' classroom practices utilising ICTs to enhance teaching and learning.

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Leadership

  • Associate Professor Ross Notman – Principal appraisal processes; Principal education; Recruitment and selection of school leaders; Values-based leadership.
  • Dr Sylvia Robertson – School leadership and learning; middle leadership; leadership identity; leadership of change.

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Literacy / Numeracy / Multiliteracies

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Pedagogy and initial teacher education

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Policy analysis and ideological contexts of education

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Teacher professional development

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Technology education

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Theory and practice of teaching and learning

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Transition