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Improve your citation count workshop

1 August 2013, 1-2.30pm
Improve your citation count in Scopus and Web of Science and get yourself an ORCID.

Posted 19 Jul 2013 11:13am

Lynn Z. Bloom - Learning to See: Discovering Your Inner Author

2 August 2013, 1-2.30pm
Lynn Bloom, University of Connecticut, will give a presentation her research in overcoming writing anxiety, her application of the results to students, her teaching of writing and disability studies, and her ardent experience as a writer.

Posted 18 Jul 2013 10:58am

Understanding the University - Ron Barnett

1 August 2013, 4–6pm
This presentation by Ron Barnett (Institute of Education, London) is part of The Centre for Global Studies in Education's Executive Seminar Series: The Future of the University.

Posted 17 Jul 2013 11:31am

Dance Research Aotearoa journal launched

July 2013
A new journal has been launched with a particular focus on dance in, and by dance researchers working in, Aotearoa and the South Pacific.

Posted 15 Jul 2013 2:46pm

Transforming disciplines: Emergent learning and threshold concepts (ELTC)

18-19 November, 2013
This boutique conference will showcase current Threshold Concept research in tertiary education and its implications for successful teaching and learning.

Posted 20 Jun 2013 10:32am

Early Years Research Centre Launches

7 & 8 June 2013
A new Early Years Research Centre at the University of Waikato has been established at WMIER in the Faculty of Education with a focus on education and children aged 0 to 8 years.

Posted 17 Jun 2013 10:05am

Professor Franz Schultheis: Bourdieu scholar visit

6 June 2013, 11am-1pm
Professor Franz Schultheis, a German sociologist working at University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, will be giving a presentation at the University of Waikato’s Faculty of Education.

Posted 16 May 2013 1:14pm

Waikato Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis Group

17 May 2013 10am
A Waikato Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis Group (WECAG) is being established as an academic interest group.

Posted 06 May 2013 1:06pm

Seminar: Researching learning in the middle years

16 May 2013 11am
Susan Groundwater-Smith is an honorary Professor in the Division of Professional Learning at the University of Sydney. The transition from primary school to secondary schooling cannot be underestimated as a significant rite of passage for young people.

Posted 02 May 2013 10:06am

Seminar: The participation of children and young people in research and inquiry

7 May 2013 10am
Susan Groundwater-Smith is an honorary Professor in the Division of Professional Learning at the University of Sydney. The seminar will focus upon the challenges and problematics of engaging with children and young people in research and inquiry in schools if we are to move beyond legitimation and guardianship.

Posted 02 May 2013 9:47am

New issue of WJE with special section on Māori Education

April 2014
This issue of the Waikato Journal of Education contains a special section on Māori education with a particular focus on Māori teachers.

Posted 26 Apr 2013 9:34am

Centre for Global Studies in Education launch

4th April 2013
A ceremony to mark the launch of the new Centre for Global Studies in Education.

Posted 26 Mar 2013 9:09am

Anxieties of Knowing: Academic pathologies, critical philosophy and the culture of self

26 March 2013 6-7pm
Professor Michael Peters will give his inaugural professorial lecture on academic pathologies, critical philosophy and the culture of self.

Posted 26 Mar 2013 8:50am

Online collaboration to maximise research reach and impact on users

Friday 22 March 2013, 11am-12pm
This workshop, given by visiting scholars Christina Preston and Marilyn Leask will focus on how academics are using online communities of practice environments to improve the significance and impact of their research.

Posted 06 Mar 2013 11:13am

Re-engineering education workshop

22 March 2013, 1-2pm
Visiting scholars Christina Preston and Marilyn Leask from the University of Bedfordshire will run a workshop: Join the translational research community: Experience writing a MESH map of your research or research you know of which needs translating into practice.

Posted 06 Mar 2013 10:53am

Call for special issue of WJE

Deadline: 14 April 2013
The field of education: Using Bourdieu's utensils for praxis. Submissions are invited from those who have researched practice within education, applying and going beyond Bourdieu being central to their project.

Posted 25 Feb 2013 2:22pm

Expanding notions of assessment for learning

December 2013
New book by WMIER's Bronwen Cowie and Judy Moreland, with former University of Waikato staff member Kathrin Otrel-Cass.

Posted 08 Feb 2013 2:13pm

Researching digital media and learner lives

21 February 2013
This seminar by Dr John Potter from the Institute of Education, University of London will explore the arguments for shifting the focus of research into education and technology away from specific devices and artefacts and into an engagement with the lived culture and new literacy practices of the digital age.

Posted 08 Feb 2013 1:27pm

Embedded evaluation in e-learning contexts

19 February 2013 10-11am
Podcast now available of presentation by Dr Caroline Daly from the Institute of Education, University of London. Caroline discusses the findings and the development of narrative evaluation approaches among participants following masters degree programmes in three universities.

Posted 08 Feb 2013 12:29pm

Professorial lecture booklet by Dawn Penney

January 2013
WMIER has published the first in a series of booklets based on inaugural professorial lectures held at the University of Waikato.

Posted 08 Feb 2013 11:04am

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