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Research in Science & Technological Education

November 2008 Volume 26, Number 3

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Developing an Understanding of Higher Education Science and Engineering Learning Communities

    Richard K. Coll & Chris Eames

    This article sets the scene for this special issue of "Research in Science & Technological Education", dedicated to understanding higher education science and engineering learning communities. We... More

    pp. 245-257

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  2. Rationale and Methodology for a National Study of Higher Education Science and Engineering Learning Communities

    Richard K. Coll

    This paper reports on a major national study of higher education science and engineering learning communities in New Zealand. The scope of the research project along with a description of the... More

    pp. 259-277

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  3. Staff Perceptions of Higher Education Science and Engineering Learning Communities

    Alison Campbell, Rainer Kunnemeyer & Michele R. Prinsep

    This paper presents staff perceptions of higher education science and engineering learning communities derived from a cross-case analysis of four case studies across the New Zealand university and ... More

    pp. 279-294

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  4. Personal and Relationship Dimensions of Higher Education Science and Engineering Learning Communities

    Chris Eames & Kevin Stewart

    The research reported here follows previous articles in this special issue which detail a national study involving a team of researchers across four higher education institutions in New Zealand. A ... More

    pp. 311-321

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  5. Border Crossing and Enculturation into Higher Education Science and Engineering Learning Communities

    Jim Clark, Dave Dodd & Richard K. Coll

    Two earlier papers in this special issue detail staff and student perceptions of their higher education science and engineering learning communities for the New Zealand university and polytechnic... More

    pp. 323-334

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