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Building resistance to the ‘GERM’: Discourse Theory, Discursive Struggle and the ‘teacher’ subject position
(Massey University, 2014-08)
In April 2013 the NZEI (New Zealand Educational Institute), the trade union which provides representation and advocacy to around 50,000 primary and ECE teachers and support staff, mobilized around 8,000 of its members and ...
Blending in: exploring blended approaches to student engagement
The paper reports on a research project in progress, premised on the literature review by Arbaugh, Godfrey, Johnson, Pollack, Niendorf & Wresch (2009) suggesting that beneficial 'blends' in the delivery of teaching and ...
Peer review: Promoting a quality culture
Use Cases for Abnormal Behaviour Detection in Smart Homes
While people have many ideas about how a smart home should react to particular behaviours from their inhabitant, there seems to have been relatively little attempt to organise this systematically. In this paper, we attempt ...
Construction of otherness in the CBS’s sitcom, the big bang theory
(Khate Sefid Publications, 2015-10-07)
The fact that TV enjoys a great number of viewers, many of whom are influenced by it is undeniably acknowledged. This paper analyses the successful American sitcom, The Big Bang Theory, and investigates the factor of ...
Are root exudation or rainfall on treated plants likely causes of pasture damage after wiper application of herbicides?
(Weeds Society of Western Australia, 2016-09-11)
Wiper application of herbicides to weeds sometimes causes damage to pasture plants, especially white clover, growing immediately under the wiped weeds. Two experiments were conducted to determine the potential for either ...
Qualitative evaluations of new scientific concepts: Accurate, fast, easy and inexpensive
Evidence confirming the robustness of qualitative methodologies in marketing research is scarce. Instead, quantitative methodologies dominate publications in marketing journals, a stark contrast to other academic disciplines ...
Can we get more out of Net-Promoter Data?
Net-Promoter Score (NPS), a loyalty measure, is used extensively in commercial market research due to its simplicity of use and ease of understanding, despite criticism of the metric. Given the widespread use of NPS ...
The effect of planting date on maize: Silage yield, starch content and leaf area
Four field experiments were established in the Waikato and Manawatu regions over two years to determine planting date (PD) influence on growth, silage yield (SY) and starch content of seven maize (Zea mays) hybrids. Silage ...