Recommended resources

ATLAANZ members are always developing helpful learning resources for the benefit of themselves, their students, and others in the sector. If you developed a useful resource that you’d like to share, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

ReferenCite

University of Auckland
ReferenCite – this is a web-based resource from the University of Auckland’s Student Learning Centre (creator: Jenny Marshall; originator: Emmanuel Manalo). It provides international perspectives on the practice of referencing, and a really useful and easy-to-use tool in Quick©ite. Currently APA and MLA are supported.

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OWLL – Online Writing and Learning link at Massey University

Comprehensive range of resources and explanations on academic learning themes for learning themes.

Academic word of the day

Massey University, Student Learning Centre at Albany. Made available with PodOmatic by Martin McMorrow

WikiEducator

Free elearning content developed and maintained by Tertiary Learning Advisors.

Learnhigher

A UK network providing free teaching and learning resources for staff in higher education. Contains complete interactive activities and worksheets on a range of academic learning themes.

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Coming soon:

The tabbed resource collection below is currently being compiled from the resources ATLAANZ members provided in the Kete whaipānga, (Chatlaanz Resource Padlet July 2023.  November 2023. Please give us til Christmas 2023 to finish it.  ATLAANZ web team.

He Kete Whaipānga | A kete of interest (shared resources)

Tēnā rā rawa atu koutou i tā koha mai he rauemi i tāu rourou; thanks everyone for sharing your best resources or links to resources of various teaching / learning practices, activities and research / personal development. (Click along the tabs above to find your favourite LA resources.)

Tania Oxenham (Te Pukenga | Wintec)
ATLAANZ President

One way for students – and LAs – to organise tasks into bite-size chunks, plus remember to allow time to relax and unwind.

Pomofocus.io

A simple Pomodoro Timer app to help you focus.

MSWord template of assignment planner from Te Herenga Waka: University of Victoria, Wellington. (Click image to download)

Assignment planner

Type your assignments directly into the cells.

Screenshot image of MSWord file from Victoria, University of Wellington

These are just a few of the lessons from the Academic Integrity course at the University of Waikato. If you want to adapt it for your learners let us know at: cettladmin@waikato.ac.nz

Academic Integrity course

A frame from one of the AI comic strip stories.

This planner gives students an opportunity to put things into perspective. Students write their commitments and study goals for preparing and reviewing 1 hour before class, 1 hour after.

(Click image to download)

Weekly planner template

Plan your weekly classes and study sessions.

 

Opportunity to put things into perspective

  • mark in fixed commitments
  • space to prepare & review learning (1 hour before class, 1 hour after)
  • leisure & whanau time, work,

Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington

Weekly Planner

Five resources including run-on sentences and exercises on academic writing style.

Tutor and student copies including a handout for students.

Manaaki Pūkenga, Wintec

Academic writing style exercises

Mix n Match Card Activity
Creator: Marion Tahana

Useful as a simple ice-breaker exercise to introduce students to concise writing.

(Click to download)

Verbose to concise activity

Helps new students identify time management issues and develop strategies to resolve them.

Print, then laminate – cut into individual scenarios.  One scenario per group.  10 – 15 minute activity includes feedback.

(Click to download)

Time management scenarios

Creator: Tania Oxenham

 

 

 

  • Activity to encourage nursing ākonga to practice unit conversions in a different way. 
  • Creator: Tiffany Stenger, Whitireia. 
  • Once ākonga have learnt how to convert between units of measurement, they can use this activity to continue to learn and practice those skills.

Unit conversions activity

This document is for Bachelor Nursing year one students seeking to develop their concepts and skills in metric conversions. 

Written by Margaret Evans, Unitec, and inspired by materials, authored by several Unitec Maths lecturers over the years.

Metric conversions for nursing students

A poster to remind staff preparing written resources of some ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’. Developed by Ana Terry and Amy Benians, Teaching and Learning Team, Otago Polytechnic Te Pukenga

(Click to Download)

Dyslexia friendly tips

1. Neurodiversity picture
2. Retrieved from Why I Love the Term ‘Neurodiversity’ and You Will Too! – Sue Larkey 
3. A useful visual representation of what can be neurodiverse ways of being.

Neurodiversity picture

  • Neurodiversity Handout
  • Authored by The Education Hub (2019)
  • Great overview of neurodiversity and the various conditions that can sit under it. Useful for those needing a hard copy. (Click to download.)

What is neurodiversity handout 

A useful tool for ensuring that your handouts are improved for those with impairments.

It is already included in your Office suite.

Microsoft accessibility support

 

Mīharo rawa atu te rauemi nei mā ngā tauira kē. A great resource for our international tauira. Published by NZ Society of Translators and Interpreters Te Rōpū Kaiwhakamāori ā waha, ā tuhi o Aotearoa.

Contributed by Herewini Easton.

About the Treaty x 30

This resource provided by the National Library of New Zealand provides videos with interviews and overviews of three iconic constitutional documents that shaped Aotearoa New Zealand history. 

  • 1835 He Whakaputanga o Te Rangairatanga – Declaration of Independence
  • 1840 Te Tiriti o Waitanga – Treaty of Waitangi
  • 1893 Women’s Suffrage Petition

He Tohu and YouTube

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1. Article: Tupuna Wahine, Saina, Tupuna Vaine, Matua Tupuna Fifine, Mapiag Hani: Grandmothers in the Archives
2. Authors: Greensill et al. , 2022
3. A view into how values are embodied through indigenous Pacific grandmothers and passed down.

Connecting through our grandmothers

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Use this form to let us know of a resource that you think would benefit other learning advisors working with tertiary students. Thank you in anticipation.