Dr Teresa S Fernandez
Qualifications: PhD, MEd University of Waikato; BSc Singapore University
I am the convener for Bridging Physics and Bridging General Science at the University of Waikato College Te Kura Huanui. I teach Physics, General Science and Critical Thought in the Bridging Programmes. I am also in charge of the STEM Academy in the College which includes students from six STEM papers - Calculus, Mathematics & Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and General Science. My interest is in Education especially science education and supporting students to succeed.
Fernandez, T., & Granger, R. (2014). English for specific purposes in bridging physics: A cross-disciplinary approach. In Foundation and Bridging Educators New Zealand (FABENZ) Conference. bay of Plenty Polytechnic, Tauranga, New Zealand.
Fernandez, T. S., & Gardyne, S. J. (2013). Getting comfortable with science: A general science course for gaining scientific literacy and confidence in teaching science. In Create & Collaborate: Foundation & Bridging Educators New Zealand Inaugural Confference (pp. 96-105). New Zealand: Ako Aotearoa.
Fernandez, T., & Gardyne, S. (2010). New bridging science paper: Development and implementation. In New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators 9th National Conference. Conference held at Wellington, New Zealand.
Fernandez, T. S. (2008). Development and Implementation of Mandated Curriculum Change. Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller.