Waikato Journal of Education


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2007 – Volume 13

Creative Research in the Arts: Introduction to the Special Section

Karen Barbour

Art Works as a Re-Presentation of Research
Jill Smith

Through The Eye of a Needle: The Story of Two Academics' Use of Fabric Crafts to Make Defiant Messages
Bella Te Aku Graham and Joyce Stalker

Researching Collaborative Artistic Practice
Karen Barbour, Donn Ratana, Cheri Waititi and Kim Walker

Reflective Practice: Dance-Making and Image Narratives
Debbie Bright

Reflections Through Invisible Glass Walls: Self-Study of Teacher and Artist
Colin Gibbs

The Youthanasia of Dance: A Research Nexus Diary of Dance in Tertiary Education
Linda Ashley

Interweaving Philosophies Of Dance Teaching And Dance-Making: What Can One Practice Teach The Other?
Alison East

Aesthetics and Didactic Intention: The Meeting Place of Beauty and Information Transmission in the 2006 Community Theatre Production of Swamp Treasures
John Davies

Experiential Learning: A Narrative of a Community Dance Field Trip
Ralph Buck and Karen Barbour

Creative Teaching or Teaching Creatively? Using Creative Arts Strategies in Preservice Teacher Education
Robyn Ewing and Robyn Gibson

A Case Study: Issues of Culture, Diversity and Difference in Art Education in New Zealand
Jill Smith

Music to Measure: Symbolic Representation in Children's Composition
Clare Henderson

Safe to Speak? A Teacher's Story of One Child's Apparent 'Liberation' and 'Transformation' Through the Security of Role
Viv Aitken and Shay Cowley

Captured Voices in Primary School Art Education
Graham Price

Developing Non-Verbal Ways of Knowing in Dance: Collaborative School/University Action Research
Clare Henderson, Deborah Fraser and Shirley Tyson

Education's 'Inconvenient Truth': Persistent Middle Class Advantage
Martin Thrupp

Reflecting On the Development of a New School Subject: The Development of Technology Education in New Zealand
Alister Jones

2006 – Volume 12

Editorial: Pacific Education: Research and practice

Jane Strachan

Sharing, Listening, Learning and Developing Understandings of Kaupapa Maori Research by Engaging With Two Maori Communities in Education
Fred Kana and Karaitiana Tamatea

Talanoa Research Methodology: A Developing Position on Pacific Research
Timote M. Vaioleti

The ‘Pasifika Umbrella’ and Quality Teaching: Understanding and Responding to the Diverse Realities Within
Tanya Wendt Samu

‘FetuiakiM?lie, Talking Together’: Pasifika in Mainstream Education
Mere K?pa and Linit? Manu’ Atu

Crossing the Road From Home to Secondary School: A Conversation With Samoan Parents
Fran Cahill

Samoan Language and Cultural Continuity at an Early Childhood Centre of Innovation
Val Podmore, Ene Tapusoa and Jan Taouma

How do Pasifika Students Reason About Probability? Some Findings From Fiji
Sashi Sharma

Enhancing the Mathematics Achievement of Pasifika Students: Performance and Progress on the Numeracy Development Project
Jenny Young-Loveridge

Education Journey: Tere Api’I Ki Aotearoa
Robbie Atatoa


2005 – Volume 11, No. 2

Will Scholars Trump Teachers In New Zealand Teacher Education?
Noeline Alcorn

Changing School Culture Through Action Research And Leadership
Nancy Higgins

Hauora And Physical Education In New Zealand: Perspectives Of Maori And Pasifika Students
Katie Fitzpatrick

The Efficacy Of Using A Feedback Typology As A Heuristic Device To Deconstruct Teachers’ Feedback Practice
Helen Dixon

Principles Of Effective Literacy Practice For EAL Students In New Zealand Classrooms
Margaret Franken

Academic Dishonesty Among Students In Tertiary Institutions: A Literature Review
Kelly De Lambert, Nicky Ellen and Louise Taylor

Who Is Learning What From Student Evaluations Of Teaching?
Lance King and Deborah Fraser

Talking Across The Divide: English Teachers Respond To The NCEA
Terry Locke

School Quasi-Markets: Best Understood As A Class Strategy?
Martin Thrupp


2005 – Volume 11, No. 1

Editorial: What lies beneath… confessional narratives; Lessons from research

Deborah Fraser

Where the boys are? Familiarity, reflexivity and fieldwork among discipulos
Sara Delamont

Constructing ethnographic relationships: Reflections on key issues and struggles in the field
Tom Cavanagh

Confessions from the field: Unpacking and repacking our research kete
Carol Mutch and Marge Wong

Considering pedagogies for consent in research with children
Brian Finch

Exploring the methods of auto-photography and photo-interviews: Children taking pictures of science and technology
Judy Moreland and Bronwen Cowie

Changing expectations of research: Wrestling with the complex and unpredictable
Beverley Norsworthy

Coming unstuck as an interviewer
Kirsten Petrie

Phenomenology: An experience of letting go and letting be
Christopher Schmidt


2004 – Volume 10

Commentary: Ten years of the Waikato Journal of Education
Clive McGee

Introduction to special section: Bodies in Motion: Sport, health, physical activity and physical education
Clive C. Pope and Toni Bruce

Commentary: Reflecting and asserting: Thoughts on a lengthy career in physical education
Bob Stothart

Commentary: Physical education as HPE: “Rational’ reflections or rueful ruminations?
Richard Tinning

Commentary: Evidence-based practice and in health and physical education
Doune MacDonald

Commentary: School physical education: Reflections on key issues shaping the field
Alan Ovens

They’re not doing bad for their age: Ageing, leisure and active living
Bevan C. Grant

Remnants of the past, history and the present
Douglas Booth

Challenges to state physical education: Tikanga Maori, physical education curricula, historical deconstruction, inclusivism and decolonisation
Brendan Hokowhitu

The indigenous factor: The role of Kapa Haka as a culturally responsive learning intervention
Paora Whitinui

Whose knowledge is of most worth? The importance of listening to the voice of the learner
Margaret J. Scratchley

The ecology of cooperative learning in a high school physical education programme
Ben Dyson and Kevin Strachan

A crucible of competition and cooperation: Where do the concepts fit in recreation activity delivery?
Donna E. Little

Knowing “what my body can do”: Physical moments in the social production of physicality
Martha Bell

Implementing a game sense approach in youth support coaching: Challenges, change and resistance
Richard Light

Embodied boarders: Snowboarding, status and style
Holly Thorpe

Playing to win or trying your best: Media representations of national anxieties over the role of sport participation during the 2002 commonwealth games
Emma H. Wensung, Toni Bruce and Clive Pope

‘Tis better to be seen
Rachel Saunders

Embodied ways of knowing
Karen Barbour

My impossible dream
Jennifer L. Waggoner

Improving student learning? Research evidence about teacher feedback for improvement in New Zealand schools
Gayle Eyers and Mary Hill

Policy research and ‘damaged teachers’: Towards an epistemologically respectful paradigm
John Smyth

The explanation of social differences in reading attainment: An inspection of the PIRLS New Zealand data
Roy Nash

Juggling Priorities: A comparison of young and mature age students’ use of time during their first semester of teacher education
Penni Cushman

Children and disability: Special or included?
Keith Ballard


2003 - Volume 9

Special section: Theorising pedagogy: Guest editorial

Beverley Bell

After the education disciplines: Teaching theory on-line
Sue Middleton

Pedagogy and subjectivity: Creating our own students
Nesta Devine

"Dance has connected me to my voice": The value of Reflection in establishing effective dance pedagogy
Dorothy Coe

13 ways of looking at a poem: How discourses of Reading shape pedagogical practice in English
Terry Locke

Learning perspectives: Implications for pedagogy In science education
Bronwen cowie

Considering pedagogical content knowledge in the context of research on teaching: An example from technology
Alister Jones and Judy Moreland

Analysing pedagogical change: Physics teachers' Responses to a new curriculum
Teresa Fernandez and Garth Ritchie

Making mathematics inclusive: Interpreting the meaning of classroom activity
Tony Brown

A philosophical anchor for creating inclusive communities in early childhood education: Anti-bias philosophy and Te whaariki: Early childhood curriculum
Alexandra Gunn

Unravelling the woven mat: Queering the whariki
Nicola Surtees

School composition effects: A realist critique of qualitative studies in New Zealand
Roy Nash

Second reply to Nash
Martin Thrupp

Book review: Rhe researcher's toolkit: The complete guide to practitioner research
Richard M. Smith


2002 - Volume 8

Special section: Maori culture and education. Introduction to special section on Maori culture and education

Russell bishop

Accommodating multiculturalism and biculturalism in Aotearoa new zealand: Implications for language education
Stephen May

The Treaty of Waitangi: Preparing beginning teachers to meet the expectations of the new professional standards
Ken Wilson

How a whole school addresses the treaty in action, thought, and deed
Ann Milne

Curriculum integration as treaty praxis
Deborah Fraser and Hokimate Paraha

A step into the light: Developing a culturally appropriate research process to study Maori rangatahi perspectives of leisure in one setting
Geraldine Harvey

Across the courtyard
Miles Barker

Still standing, still here, still dancing
Iwa Clendon-tau

Plato makes the team: The arrival of secondary school sport academies
Clive Pope

Revisiting reflection
Bev Norsworthy

The trouble with Kylie: struggling to understand class experience in the Sociology of Education
Roy Nash

A thesis in the house: Family matters
Sue Middleton


2001 - Volume 7

Inside the classroom door: Perspectives on curriculum, teaching and learning

Clive McGee

Models of Maori educational attainment: Beyond the "class" And "ethnicity” debate
Roy Nash

Teacher development for informative assessment
Beverley Bell and Bronwen Cowie

The children of Melanesia
Salome Karibule

The New Zealand social studies curriculum struggle 1993-1997: An "insider" analysis
Philippa Hunter and Paul Keown

Locating self at the centre of learning: Theory, practice and the lived experience
Lorraine friend and bevan Grant

When does it get any easier?: beginning teachers' experiences during their first year of teaching
Catherine Lang

English and the NCEA: The impact of an assessment regime on curriculum and practice
Terry Locke

In loco parentis and the professional responsibilities of teachers
Alan Hall and Margaret Manins

Enhancing school-university partnerships
Judith McGee

How Janet and John feel about reading: Gender differences In New Zealand primary students' attitude to reading
Liz Eley

Maori education and principles of self-determination in the twenty-first century
Dominic O'Sullivan

The art of mentoring: Teaching that engages the soul
Dean Gauthern

Bilingual behaviour checklists: Initiating a student teacher and parent partnership in behaviour management
Ted Glynn


2000 - Volume 6

Nau te rourou, naku te rourou . . . Maori education: Setting an agenda
Russell Bishop

Co-operative learning in a high school physical education programme
Ben Dyson and Kevin Strachan

Co-operative learning and peer writing programmes
Georgina Barwood

Up the down escalator: The introduction of Achievement Standards in the National Certificate of Educational Achievement
Lydia Austin

Back to the future? Compulsory national testing and the Green Paper, Assessment for Success in Primary Schools (1998)
Howard Lee and Gregory Lee

Teaching teachers about reflecting and ways of reflecting reflections: An education of my own, or learning to be resistant
Karen Barbour

Special section: Introduction
Jane Strachan and Ian Robertson

Baring some essentials: Boys’ achievement, ERO and Leadership
Noeline Wright

Appraisal for quality learning
Peter Grootenboer

A literature review exploring a meaning for the term ‘curriculum leadership’
Sherrin Jefferies

Neoliberalism in the kindergarten service: Dilemmas, tensions and constraints
Cushla Scrivens

Implications of school reform for educational leaders: Possibilities for global learning networks
Brenda l. Spencer and Charles F. Webber

Using cases for school principal performance standards: Australian and New Zealand experiences
Helen Wildy, William Louden and Jan Robertson


1999 - Volume 5

Vouchers and the privatisation of New Zealand education

Liz Eley and John Clark

Standards-based assessment in English: Take 3  
Terry Locke

Poem: Untitled
Pirkko Markula

Qualifications, critiques, and reforms: The rhetoric surrounding The New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Ivan Hodgetts and Darrin Hodgetts

Poem: Boarder's leave ending
Rachel Wood

The Maori language science curriculum in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A contribution to sustainable development
Miles Barker

Special section: Teacher education and teaching: Trends and possibilities
Barbara Harold

Reviews of teacher education in New Zealand 1950-1998: Continuity, contexts and change
Noeline Alcorn

Research trends and possibilities in teacher education
Clive McGee

Teachers talk back: Educational theory and teacher education
Sue Middleton and Helen May

Stories to live by on the professional knowledge landscape
D. Jean Clandinin

Remapping the practicum in teacher education
Rosie le Cornu (Dobbins)

The effectiveness of a Maori-focussed teacher education programme
Fred Kana

Poem: Day is Done
Terry Locke

Coping with the dual crises of legitimation and representation In research
Richard Pringle

Poem: Tracks
Jim Denison

Bright-future, five steps ahead. Making ideas work for New Zealand: A commentary
Howard Lee and Gregory Lee

Ka ora kainga rua: Finding a home in the academy. A study Into the experiences of four Maori women in the academy
Laura Hawksworth and Pare Kana

Neo-liberalism and constructions of democracy:  The impact on teachers' work
Nesta Devine

Producing an "iwi-meaningful" doctoral proposal: A case study
Bella Te Aku Graham

"Coming to know” in teaching physical education: Moving across cultural boundaries
George Salter

To the fullest extent of his powers: C.E. Beeby's life in education
Noeline Alcorn


1998 - Volume 4

Bicultural challenges for educational professionals in Aotearoa

Ted Glynn

Expanding the educational domain: The issue of propaganda
Haley Richmond

Feminist leadership: Leading for social justice
Jane Strachan

Citizenship education: Curriculum change and the role of the school in a social democracy
Judith McGee

An interview with Norman K. Denzin
Jim Denison

Skating: “Outsider” sports, at-risk youth, and physical education
Robert Rinehart

Late for school
Marcelo Diversi

Dancing within postmodernism
Pirkko Markula

Recipe for a research paradigm: A cup of reason, a dash of passion, and mix slowly?
Carl B. Gordon

Re-thinking English in the New Zealand Curriculum
David Whitehead

Political influences on teacher education in New Zealand
Barbara Harold

Teacher attitudes and knowledge of earth sciences in New Zealand: A small-scale survey and some implications
A. Peter, W. Hodder and Kathrin Otrel-cass

Finding the moccasin fit
Doug Smith

The state aid and integration debate in New Zealand education, 1877 - 1998: Policies, problems and possibilities
Gregory Lee and Howard Lee

School governance and management: The principal - Board of Trustees relationship
Dominic O'Sullivan

Introducing Lotto swimsafe: An area school perspective
John F. Clayton

Stepping through the standards - pass rates and their uses: A case study of a nineteenth century Waikato school
Catherine Hodder


1997 - Volume 3

What do we teach? Teaching philosophy of education

Debbie Hill

Are fit people healthy? Health, exercise, active living and the body in fitness discourse
Pirkko Markula

He Taru Tawhiti: Some effects of colonisation in Maori research
Andrew Vercoe

Success for women: A critique of the literature
Wendy Neilson

Multiple meanings in a physical activity class: University student interpretations
Toni Bruce

An essay on assessment: The English casebook
Terry Locke

Literacy as discourse: Technologies of discipline
Gail Cawkwell

A programme of professional partnerships for leadership development
Jan Robertson

The hikairo rationale teaching students with emotional and behavioural difficulties: A bicultural approach
Angus Macfarlane

Separating supervisory roles in a New Zealand student teaching practice
Doug Smith

Putting the 'equal’ into ‘educational opportunity': The politics of education in New Zealand District High Schools, 1869-1969
Howard Lee and Gregory Lee

Information and communications technology: Society and education in the 21st century
David Mitchell

Recent social and political changes in education in the Czech Republic: A commentary
Marie Ernestova


1996 - Volume 2

Doing qualitative education research in the mid-1990s: Issues, contexts and practicalities

Sue Middleton

The establishment of a middle school: A case study of educational change
Jane Strachan, Clive McGee,Ddebbie Oliver, Peter Ramsay, Richard Ward and Kerb Winstone

Antonio Gramsci: An introduction to his 'notebook' legacy
Debbie Hill

The practicum: A learning journey?
Rosemary Dobbins

Using video to help children reflect
Ken Carr and Carol Mannington

Nesting language and culture in Maori family structure: Key to a successful bicultural programme
Doug Smith

A pedagogy for improving writing and thinking
Deborah Fraser and Dorothy Spiller

Student experiences in sport education
Clive Pope and Bevan Grant

Key issues associated with post graduate course design and development
Greg Whateley

The cost of compliance: Unit standards for teacher education in the light of recent experience in secondary schools
Alan Hall and Paul Keown

Caught between two schools: The New Zealand intermediate school experiment
Howard Lee and Gregory Lee

Five years of fair science
A. Peter and W. Hodder


1995 - Volume 1

A narrative approach to school counselling

John Winslade and Aileen Cheshire

Teacher education and the universities in New Zealand: Dilemmas and directions
Noeline Alcorn

Ideological influences on curriculum and teachers
Clive McGee

Poor performers or just plain poor? Assumptions in the Neo-liberal account of school failure
Martin Thrupp

Self assessment in primary schools: A response to student teacher questions
Mary Hill

Pain and pleasure in partnership between normal school teachers, student teachers and university teachers
Deborah Fraser

The role of liaison teachers in developing school-university partnerships
Judith McGee

The politics of Maori education: History, policies, conflicts and compromises
Howard Lee and Gregory Lee

Resistance in Maori education: A critique of Kura Kaupapa Maori
Andrew Vercoe

Learner-centred teaching style: Perceptions and practices of teachers
Barbara Whyte

Making a difference: Changing the gender balance in educational leadership
Jane Strachan

Health education in New Zealand schools: Policy and implementation
Margaret Scratchley

Goal setting in sport: What coaches can learn from research
Jim Denison

Revision as part of the writing process
Rosemary de Luca and Richard Ward



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