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Tracey Hooker

Principal Academic Staff Member


Tracey HookerQualifications

  • PhD – University of Waikato
  • Masters of Education (Hons) – University of Waikato
  • Post-Graduate Diploma of Education – University of Waikato
  • Bachelor of Education – University of Waikato
  • Diploma of Education (ECE) – University of Waikato
  • Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Education – Wintec
  • Certificate in Adult Teaching – Wintec
  • Full Teacher Registration – Education Council of New Zealand

Areas of specialisation

  • Formative Assessment
  • ePortfolios
  • Peer-coaching for tertiary students
  • Field-based initial teacher education
 

Work Experience

  • Lecturer
  • Home-based Childcare Visiting Teacher
  • Early Childhood Education Teacher
  • Work Experience
  • Teacher Educators Forum of Aotearoa New Zealand (TEFANZ) – Executive Member
  • New Zealand Association of Educational Research (NZARE)

Research Activities​

  • Hooker, T. A. (2016). Adults and children engaging with ePortfolios in an early childhood education setting. Unpublished PhD Thesis, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
  • Hooker, T. A. (2015). Using e-portfolios for formative assessment and parent engagement in early childhood education. In: International Conference on Learning and Teaching, 29 September – 01 October, Singapore.
  • Hooker, T. A. (2015). Assessment for learning: A comparative study of paper-based portfolios and online ePortfolios. Early Childhood Folio. 19(1) 17-24.
  • Hooker, T. A. (2014) The benefits of peer coaching as a support system for early childhood education students. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring. 12(1) 109-122.
  • Hooker, T. A. (2013) Peer coaching: A review of the literature. Waikato Journal of Education. 18(2) 129-139.
  • Hooker, T. A. (2012) An investigation into the benefits of peer coaching for tertiary students: Students supporting students. In: Quality, Equity, Innovation. Sichuan University Press, Chengdu, China, pp. 77-88. ISBN 9787561457047
  • Hooker, T. A. (2012) An investigation into the benefits of peer coaching: Students supporting students. In: 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, 5-8 January, 2012, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Hooker, T. A. (2011). An investigation into the benefits of peer coaching: Students supporting students. Unpublished Master’s Thesis, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Hooker, T. A. (2011). Research findings on peer coaching in initial teacher education programmes. In: First China-New Zealand International Conference on Early Childhood Education, 9-10 June, Chengdu, China. (Invited Keynote Speaker)
  • Hooker, T. A. & Bleaken, F. (2011). Training on the job: How do home-based co-ordinators support educators to notice, recognise and respond to children's learning. Nanny Education Organisation of New Zealand (NEONZ) Conference, 25-27 May, Hamilton, New Zealand.
  • Hooker, T. A. (2010). Investigation of the benefits of peer coaching for tertiary students: Students supporting students. Teacher Education Forum of Aotearoa New Zealand – Te Rauika Titohu Kaiako o Aotearoa (TEFANZ) Biennial National Conference , 26-28 October, 64, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Peters, S., Hooker, T., Biggar, S. & Bleaken, F. (2008). How do home-based co-ordinators support educators to notice, recognise and respond to children's learning? Early Childhood Folio, 12, pp. 41-45. ISSN 0112-0530
  • Hooker, T., Peters, S., Biggar, S. & Bleaken, F. (2008). Training on the job: How do home-based co-ordinators support educators to notice, recognise and respond? Project Report. Teaching and Learning Research Initiative, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Biggar, S., Bleaken, F., Peters, S. & Hooker, T. (2008). Training on the job: How do home-based co-ordinators support educators to notice, recognise and respond? In: NZ Childcare Association 45th Annual Conference & AGM, 11-13 July, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Hooker, T., Bleaken, F., Biggar, S. & Peters, S. (2007).Training on the job: How do home-based co-ordinators support carers? In: Early Childhood Convention 2007, 23-28 September, Rotorua, New Zealand.
  • Hooker, T., Bleaken, F., Biggar, S. & Peters, S. (2007).Training on the job: How do home-based co-ordinators support carers? In: New Zealand Home-Based Early Childhood Education Association Annual Conference 2007, 7-9 September, Christchurch, New Zealand