Research Group Summary
The College of Education Science and Technology Education Research Lab leads research and development on creative and innovative approaches to learning and teaching in science, mathematics and technology education. The group has strong links with professional organisations and contributes to growth of the teaching profession for more effective educational outcomes.
Our research interests are wide, as indicated by the member’s research profiles. We provide courses at post graduate level, link with key educational events, and create and have input into resources across New Zealand and internationally. We are also helping to develop a national science education centre in Christchurch.
We have many PhD and Masters students with a range of innovative and interesting topics.
Our achievements and projects include forward-thinking areas such as innovations in pedagogy, applications of e-learning to science and technology education, tertiary science teaching and teacher education.
We have strong ties with the international/national organizations listed in the Resources panel.