Associate Professor Wendy H Fox
Education; Teaching and Learning; Technology; Technology Education
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From 1998-2017 Wendy taught into all technology education courses in the Bachelor, Masters and Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning (Primary) and Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning (secondary) programmes at the Christchurch College of Education and then the University of Canterbury’s College of Education post-merger in 2006. Also taught regularly into professional studies and practice, inquiry learning and assessment in education courses for primary initial teacher education programmes.
At the University of Waikato also teaches into technology education, professional studies and practice courses as well curriculum theory and science education papers. Wendy currently has six PhD students.
Research special interests include authentic learning in technology education, the role and nature of effective conversation in learning and teaching and learning approaches for the 21st Century. She has presented regularly at PATT and other international technology education conferences and published in a range of journals and books in the field of technology education.
Reinsfield, E., & Fox-Turnbull, W. (2020). A new approach to professional learning and development for technology teachers in New Zealand: Developing networks of expertise. Australasian Journal of Technology Education.
Moridnejad, M., Cooper, J., Fox-Turnbull, W., & Kumari, S. (2020). Conference] A Review of Influencing Factors for Selection of Engineering Pathway for Women – A Case Study of Females Studying Engineering at Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), New Zealand. In Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA). Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. doi:10.24908/pceea.vi0.14186
Fox-Turnbull, W. (2019). Enhancing the learning of technology in early childhood settings. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 44(1), 76-90. doi:10.1177/1836939119841457
Rana, K., Greenwood, J., Fox-Turnbull, W. H., & Wise, S. (2019). Challenges in accessing fieldwork in rural Himalayas: an emerging researcher’s experiences. Waikato Journal of Education, 24(1), 67-77. doi:10.15663/wje.v24i1 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/13022
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