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Recommended Books

Essential guides for early career teachers: understanding and developing positive behaviour in schools.
Patrick Garton; Emma Hollis. 2020

Explaining primary science
Paul Chambers; Nicholas Souter. 2020

Positive learning environments: creating and maintaining productive classrooms
John De Nobile; Gordon Lyons; Michael Arthur-Kelly. 2021

Reading for Life : High Quality Literacy Instruction for All
L Stone. 2018

Reflective Teaching in Schools
Andrew Pollard et al. 2018

Technology and Adolescent Health : In Schools and Beyond
Megan A. Moreno and Andrea J. Hoopes. 2020

The curriculum planning book for New Zealand primary schools
Michael Reid; Chris Sullivan. 2015

The professional practice of teaching in New Zealand
Mary Hill. 2019

Research Methods for Education and the Social Disciplines in Aotearoa New Zealand
Frauke Meyer and Kane Meissel. 2023

Educational Neuroscience for Literacy Teachers : Research-Backed Methods and Practices for Effective Reading Instruction
Lucy Spence and Ayan Mitra. 2023

Making School Maths Engaging : The Maths Inside Project
Anne Prescott, Mary Coupland, Marco Angelini, and Sandra Schuck. 2020

The Origins of You : How Childhood Shapes Later Life
Jay Belsky, Avshalom Caspi, Terrie E. Moffitt, and Richie Poulton. 2020

Good Autism Practice for Teachers : Embracing Neurodiversity and Supporting Inclusion
Karen Watson. 2022

Niho Taniwha : Improving Teaching and Learning for Akonga Maori
Melanie Riwai-Couch. 2022

Freire and Children's Literature
Ernest Morrell and Jodene Morrell. 2023

Engaging in Culturally Relevant Math Tasks, 6-12 : Fostering Hope in the Middle and High School Classroom
Lou E. Matthews, Shelly M. Jones, and Yolanda A. Parker. 2022

Stick up for Yourself! : Every Kid's Guide To Personal Power And Positive Self-Esteem
Gershen Kaufman and Lev Raphael. 2019

Handbook of Research on Student Engagement
Amy L. Reschly and Sandra L. Christenson. 2022

Student Diversity : Teaching Strategies to Meet the Learning Needs of All Students in K-10 Classrooms
Faye Brownlie, Catherine Feniak, and Leyton Schnellert. 2016



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Books on these subjects can be found on the library shelves at the Dewey number shown:

155 Human development (including child development)
302 Communication & interpersonal relationships.
370 Education
370 - 379 Bi-cultural education (shelved in the Māori Collection)
371 Schools - administration, discipline and special education
372 Elementary Education & Teaching
372.3 Computers, Science, Technology & Health
372.4 Reading
372.5 Creative Arts
372.6 Writing and Language Arts
372.7 Mathematics
372.8 Social Studies
375 Curriculum

 

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Adam - Hawke's Bay
ph| (06) 8301067
email| asmith@eit.ac.nz

Jenni - Tairāwhiti
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email| jrobinson@eit.ac.nz

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email| studysupportak@eit.ac.nz


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Ebook Central provides access to a wide range of electronic books on almost every topic.

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EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection

This multidisciplinary collection includes thousands of e-books covering a large selection of academic subjects and features e-books from leading publishers and university presses.

 

Bridget Williams Books

Treaty of Waitangi Collection
Contains ebooks from leading scholars on Te Tiriti o Waitangi, including works by acclaimed scholars such as Claudia Orange, Judith Binney, Vincent O’Malley, Alan Ward and Aroha Harris.

Critical Issues Collection
Provides access to books on critical New Zealand issues such as housing, inequality, climate change, child poverty, the environment, and migration.

New Zealand History Collection
Allows online access to major, authoritative New Zealand history and biography publications. New Zealand History, Māori, Treaty of Waitangi, Women resources are all included.

BWB Texts Collection
Provides short books focussed on different aspects of New Zealand life. Regularly updated and packed full of fresh thinking, ideas and critical analysis.

 

New Book List


Journal articles are written by experts in the field and are an excellent source for current and original research; often on quite specific aspects of a topic. The databases here provide you with access to an increasing number of articles which will help you find comprehensive information on your chosen topic. 

If you come across an article that does not have the full-text available we can obtain it from another library for you. Complete this interloan form with the appropriate details and we will take care of the rest. The ejournal search tool (SFX/A-Z) can be used to find a known journal and if we have electronic access to it.

Most of our databases have a help menu. If you need help with the databases contact your subject librarian.

 

School Journals

Connected
Junior Journal
Ready to read
Ready to read phonics plus
School Journal Level 2, 3, 4
Story Library

All shelved in the School Journals Collection.

 

Print Journals

Education Gazette
Education Today
Literacy Forum
Literacy Today
New Zealand Education Review
New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies
Reading Research Quarterly
Teachers Matter

 

E Journals

AKO - The journal of education professionals
Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning
Literacy Forum NZ - Login: easterniotlf and Password: easternit4112
New Zealand Journal of Teachers' Work
Teachers and Curriculum - Kaiako me te marautanga

 

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New Zealand Databases

Australia/NZ Reference Centre
Australian and New Zealand specific magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books.

Index New Zealand (INNZ)
Indexes and abstracts selected New Zealand serial publications, including newspapers and 300 journals about New Zealand and the South Pacific. Subjects include general interest material, social research, current affairs, the arts and humanities. Coverage is from 1987. No full-text.

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Amanda - Hawke's Bay
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Adam - Hawke's Bay
ph| (06) 8301067
email| asmith@eit.ac.nz

Jenni - Tairāwhiti
ph| (06) 8693138
email| jrobinson@eit.ac.nz

Glen - Auckland
ph| (09) 979 9448
email| studysupportak@eit.ac.nz


Journal Articles

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APA Referencing

How do I reference an article from a journal?

For further help with APA Referencing ask at the Library desk to make an appointment with a Learning Advisor or fill out an online form.


Related Study Guides

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Specific Databases

A+ Education (Informit)
Devised in partnership with the Australian Council for Educational Research, A+ Education connects teaching and learning professionals with definitive content on teacher training, policy, curriculum and pedagogical developments. Full text articles from 2000; Indexed articles from 1978.

Education Source (EBSCO)
Provides full-text articles indexed in the ERIC database.

ERIC
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is a digital library of education-related research and information(abstract and full-text) including journal articles, conferences, government documents, theses, reports, bibliographies and books. For full-text articles of journals indexed in ERIC check the Gale, EBSCO and ProQuest databases.

Gale Onefile Educator's Reference Complete
Provides journal articles on multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty—such as technology, bilingual education, health education, testing, administration and more.

Humanities & Social Sciences Collection (Informit)
Covers a range of subjects within an arts and social science context including education, history, media, political science and technology. This full text collection contains journals, books, conference proceedings and reports. Full-text and indexed publications from 1940-.

Journal Surf & Enrich (Login: EIT, password: twistlibrary)
Journal Surf is an index to the New Zealand School Journals, Connected, Junior Journal and the School Journal Story Library. ENRICH provides themed literacy student resources.

New Zealand Council of Educational Research Journals
Full text online access to their journal publications: Assessment Matters, Curriculum Matters, Early Childhood Folio, Evaluation Matters, and SET: Research information for teachers.

ProQuest Education Database
Gives access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. The coverage spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education. Many titles are indexed in the ERIC database.

 

General Databases

GALE databases
Search a range of Gale’s academic and specialist databases including: Gale Academic OneFile; Gale General OneFile; Gale OneFile Australia and New Zealand; Gale in Context collections; and Gale eBooks.

MasterFILE Complete
A multidisciplinary database providing full-text to over 3,000 general reference magazines, journals and e-books. Also includes full-text primary course documents, biographies, reference titles, videos and other sources.

ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central is a large multidisciplinary research resource combining more than 47 databases. Content is from scholarly journals, trade publications, company reports, dissertations, newspapers, newsletters, and newswires. Over 175 subject areas are covered including business and economics, health and medical (including nursing), education, social sciences, psychology, humanities, technology, science and more.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Global
Includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day and offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.

Science Direct Social Sciences and Humanities Journals Collection (College Edition) (includes Business)
ScienceDirect is a leading full-text database of peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters in the: health sciences; life sciences; social sciences; and humanities and physical sciences and engineering.

Scopus
Abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources, including 3 million conference papers and 100% Medline coverage. Covers the scientific, technical, medical, social sciences, and arts and humanities fields and provides tools such as Author Identifier, Affiliation Identifier, Citation Tracker, and Journal Analyser to track and analyse research. NB: does not contain full-text documents; click on the SFX button to link to locate the full-text article in another database.

These websites have been chosen by your subject librarian to provide you with a relevant selection of online resources. When searching for other online resources evaluate them and think critically about the information presented;

  • Who is making the content available, are they a reliable source?
  • Is the content they are presenting accurate?
  • Is it biased towards political or commercial interests?

Our evaluating the credibility of websites guide will help you with this process. Get in touch with a librarian or one of our Learning Advisors if you are unsure.

 

google scholar

 

 

Google Scholar allows you to search for academic sources using Google's search capabilities. This excludes other non-academic material to give you a more scholarly selection of results. EIT's holdings can be displayed using Google Scholar, to allow you to see at a glance if EIT has access to the full-text of sources you may find. See our guide for step by step instructions.

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Adam - Hawke's Bay
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email| asmith@eit.ac.nz

Jenni - Tairāwhiti
ph| (06) 8693138
email| jrobinson@eit.ac.nz

Glen - Auckland
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email| studysupportak@eit.ac.nz


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Everyone is aware of YouTube but as a student of EIT you also have access to the below resources to locate quality content.

If you do use YouTube, or other online video content, remember to critically evaluate the material you find:

  • Who is making the content available, are they a reliable source?
  • Is the content they are presenting accurate?
  • Is it biased towards political or commercial interests?

The principles given in our evaluating the credibility of websites guide will help you assess whether it is appropriate for academic purposes. Speak to a librarian or learning advisor if you are unsure.

 

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Jenni - Tairāwhiti
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Glen - Auckland
ph| (09) 979 9448
email| studysupportak@eit.ac.nz


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etv

Click here to see eTV, a new resource you can access from the Library. The On Demand section lets you view and download recordings from TV and videos kept in the Library and Shop.The Live Channels feature lets you live stream TV channels. Use My eTV to store your favourite programmes, personal details and saved searches.

Please see the eTV Student Guide for help using eTV.

Please see the eTV Staff Guide for help to embed an eTV episode into your EIT Online course.


DVD SERIES
“Beginning the journey” 5 DVD’s on the library shelves at 305.231 Beg
Prenatal development, Baby’s first year, Child from 1 to 3, Child from 4 to 6, Child from 7 to 12.

 

LinkedIn Learning has a large number of video learning resources in business, design, marketing, photography, video, music, animation, education, IT, software and much more.LinkedIn Learning can be used to improve your technology skills, or other skills required as part of your coursework - take a look or talk to your tutor to discuss what might complement your learning.











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