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Researcher: Ferguson, P (Dr Peter Ferguson)

Fields of Research

Other education
Education systems
Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy

Research Objectives

Other education and training

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Great Expectations: Grim Realities'. Secondary School Initiates' Perceptions of Science; 1997 International Conference on Science, Mathematics and Technology Education
Changes in Learning Environment During the Transition from Primary to Secondary School; Learning Environments Research
Communicating assignment expectations to undergraduates through varying task structures; Australian Communication Skills Conference
Girls, Boys, Science and the Transition to Secondary School; The Conference of the Australian Science Teachers' Association
School Size, Student Gender and changing Perceptions of Science Learning Environments during the Transition from Primary to High School; Annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching
Science and Primary/Secondary Transition; Investigating
Science: Transition primary to secondary; OECD Regional Conference
Student Gender, School Size and Changing Perceptions of Science Learning Environments During the Transition from Primary to Secondary School; Research in Science Education

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Comprehension of microbiology concerns in High School Students
Development of an integrated curriculum in technology education
Forgotten Students, Forgotten Teachers- Positioning the Middle Years in New Zealand Teacher Education
Science drama & its effectivness as a tool for science communication
THE DEVELOPMENT OF MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN NEW ZEALAND
The implications on teachers due to the introduction of team teaching