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Associate Professor Mandia Mentis PhD

Associate Professor

Institute of Education

Coordinator of postgraduate special education and specialist teaching programmes

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Professional

Contact details

  • Location: 3.35, Atrium
    Campus: Albany

Qualifications

  • PhD - Massey University (2008)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Research interests - inclusive education, e-learning, differentiated teaching and assessment

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Education (130000): Specialist Studies in Education (130300)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

PositionCurrentCompleted
Project Leader02
Team Member03

Research Outputs

Journal

Riley, T., Mentis, M., & Kearney, A. (2016). Editorial: Equity and Diversity. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies. 51(2), 139-142
[Journal article]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M., Riley, T.
Mentis, M., Holley-Boen, W., Butler, P., Kearney, A., Budd, J., Riley, T., . . . Bevan-Brown, J. (2016). Māwhai: Webbing a professional identity through networked interprofessional communities of practice. Teaching and Teacher Education. Volume 60(November), 66-75
[Journal article]Authored by: Budd, J., Butler, P., Dharan, V., Kearney, A., MacArthur, J., Mentis, M., Riley, T.
Mentis, M. (2016). Jenna Gillett-Swan and Vicki Coppock (eds.): Children’s Rights, Educational Research and the UNCRC: Past, Present and Future. NZ Journal of Educational Studies. Retreived from http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40841-016-0063-y
[Book Review]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Holley-Boen, W., Butler, P., Kearney, A., Budd, J., Riley, T., . . . Bevan-Brown, J. (2016). Māwhai: Webbing a professional identity through networked interprofessional communities of practice. Teaching and Teacher Education. 60, 66-75
[Journal article]Authored by: Budd, J., Butler, P., Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., & Mentis, M. (2014). An assessment framework for inclusive education: integrating assessment approaches. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice. 21(4), 384-397
[Journal article]Authored by: Bourke, R., Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., & Mentis, M. (2014). An assessment framework for inclusive education: integrating assessment approaches. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice.
[Journal article]Authored by: Bourke, R., Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., & Mentis, M. (2013). Self-assessment as a process for inclusion. International Journal of Inclusive Education. 17(8), 854-867
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., Mentis, M., & O'Neill, J. (2013). Analyzing tensions within a professional learning and development initiative for teachers. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction. 2(4), 265-276
[Journal article]Authored by: Bourke, R., Mentis, M., O'Neill, J.
Bourke, R., Mentis, M., & O'Neill, J. (2013). Analyzing tensions within a professional learning and development initiative for teachers. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction.
[Journal article]Authored by: Bourke, R., Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., Mentis, M., & O'Neill, J. (2013). Using activity theory to evaluate a professional learning and development initiative in the use of narrative assessment. Cambridge Journal of Education. 43(1), 35-50
[Journal article]Authored by: Bourke, R., Mentis, M., O'Neill, J.
Ahmed, S., Parsons, D., & Mentis, M. (2012). Scaffolding in mobile science enquiry-based learning using ontologies. ICST Transactions on e-Education and e-Learning. 12(7-9), 1-16 Retrieved from http://www.academia.edu/2172169/Scaffolding_in_Mobile_Science_Enquiry-based_Learning_Using_Ontologies
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bevan-Brown, J., Bourke, R., Butler, P., Carroll-Lind, J., Kearney, A., & Mentis, M. (2012). Essential elements in a professional learning and development programme: A New Zealand case study of autism professional development to promote collaborative practices. Professional Development in Education. 38(4), 631-646
[Journal article]Authored by: Bourke, R., Butler, P., Kearney, A., Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., Mentis, M., & Todd, L. (2011). Visibly learning: Teachers' assessment practices for students with high and very high needs. International Journal of Inclusive Education. 15(4), 405-419
[Journal article]Authored by: Bourke, R., Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., & Mentis, M. (2013). Self-assessment as a process for inclusion. International Journal of Inclusive Education. 17(8), 854-867
[Journal article]Authored by: Bourke, R., Mentis, M.
Annan, J., Bowler, J., Mentis, M., & Somerville, MP. (2011). Between theory and practice falls the shadow: The learning theories profile. Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology. 10(3), 238-252 Retrieved from http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/springer/jcep/2011/00000010/00000003/art00003
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2010). Feedback and feedforward: assessment for enhancing learning in an online environment Researcher (Mentis, M.) Ako-Ateoroa Good Practice Publication eBook video . 2010.
[Internet publication]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Annan, J., & Bowler, J. (2009). A matrix of perspectives as a tool for reflective practice in inclusive education. The International Journal of Learning. 16(10), 132-142 Retrieved from http://ijl.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.30/prod.2471
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Annan, J., Bowler, J., Mentis, M., & Phillipson, R. (2008). Understanding diversity in educational psychology teams. School Psychology International. 29(4), 387-399
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2008). Navigating the e-Learning terrain: Aligning technology, pedagogy and context. Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Learning, ICEL. 2008-January, 301-308
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bowler, J., Annan, J., & Mentis, M. (2007). Understanding the learner-environment relationship: A matrix of perspectives. School Psychology International. 28(4), 387-401
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2007). Different technologies for differentiated education: Social networks, identity and diversity in e-learning. International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations. 7(3), 85-94 Retrieved from http://ijd.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.29/prod.519
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Annan, JA., Ryba, KA., Mentis, M., Bowler, JN., & Edwards, TR. (2005). A blueprint for training educational psychologists in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Bulletin. (103), 43-47
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Annan, JA., Ryba, KA., Mentis, M., Bowler, JN., & Edwards, TR. (2004). A blueprint for training educational psychologists in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Bulletin. (103), 43-47
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Ryba, KA., & Annan, JA. (2002). Creating authentic online communities of professional practice. e-Journal of Instructional Science and Technology. 5(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Ryba, KA., & Annan, JA. (2001). Creating authentic on-line communities of professional practice. e-Journal of Instructional Science and Technology. 5(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Tyson, GA., Doctor, EA., & Mentis, M. (1988). A psycholinguistic perspective on bilinguals' discrepant questionnaire responses. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 19(4), 413-426
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
TYSON, GA., DOCTOR, E., & MENTIS, M. (1987). A PSYCHOLINGUISTIC PERSPECTIVE IN BILINGUALS DISCREPANT QUESTIONNAIRE RESPONSES. BULLETIN OF THE BRITISH PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY. 40, A25-A25
[Journal article]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M.Feedback and feedforward: assessment for enhancing learning in an online environment Researcher (Mentis, M.) Ako-Ateoroa Good Practice Publication eBook video . 2010.
[Internet publication]Authored by: Mentis, M.

Book

Bourke, R., & Mentis, M. (2014). Self-assessment as an ‘insider’ lens for learning and assessment. In The SAGE Handbook of Special Education: Two Volume Set, Second Edition. (pp. 537 - 552).
[Chapter]Authored by: Bourke, R., Mentis, M.
Annan, J., & Mentis, M. (2013). Shifting perspectives to shape inclusive practices. In Inclusive education: Perspectives on professional practice. (pp. 25 - 39). New Zealand: Dunmore Publishing
[Chapter]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Kearney, A., & Bevan-Brown, J. (2012). Interprofessional learning and its contribution to inclusive education. In S. Carrington, & J. MacArthur (Eds.) Teaching in inclusive school communities. (pp. 295 - 312). Australia: John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd
[Chapter]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Dunn Bernstein, M., Mentis, M., & Skuy, M.(2009). Bridging learning - 2nd edition. United States of America: Corwin Press, A Sage Publication
[Authored Book]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Dunn Bernstein, M., & Mentis, M.(2008). Mediated learning: Teaching, tasks, and tools to unlock cognitive potential. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press
[Authored Book]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., & Mentis, M. (2007). Self-assessment as a lens for learning. In The SAGE Handbook of Special Education. (pp. 319 - 330).
[Chapter]Authored by: Bourke, R., Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Quinn, S., & Ryba, KA. (2005). Linking inclusive policies with effective teaching practices. In D. Fraser, R. Moltzen, & K. Ryba (Eds.) Learners with Special Needs in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 74 - 98). Southbank, VIC: Dunmore Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Quinn, S., & Ryba, KA. (2005). Linking inclusive policies with effective teaching practices. In D. Fraser, R. Moltzen, & K. Ryba (Eds.) Educating Children with Diverse Abilities. (pp. 74 - 98). Southbank, VIC: Thomson Dunmore Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Mentis, M.

Creative Work

Mentis, M.(2007). FIET research project: Inclusive education issues. [Digital narrative CDs]. Palmerston North, NZ: Massey University
[Film or Video]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M.Feedback and feedforward: assessment for enhancing learning in an online environment Researcher (Mentis, M.) Ako-Ateoroa Good Practice Publication eBook video . 2010.
[Film or Video]Authored by: Mentis, M.

Thesis

Wright, J. (2015). Emergent Literacy Practices for New Zealand Preschool Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. (Master's Thesis)
[Masters Thesis]Edited by: Clendon, S., Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2008). A teachers research journey into e-learning: aligning technology, pedagogy and context. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Mentis, M.

Report

Mentis, M., Bevan-Brown, JM., Kearney, AC., & Sutherland, S. (2010). Postgraduate diploma in specialist teaching milestone 1 report.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., & Mentis, M. (2010). Research and evaluation of narrative assessment and curriculum exemplars for students with special education needs. Final report..
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bevan Brown, JM., Bourke, R., Butler, PJ., Carroll Lind, J., Kearney, AC., & Mentis, M. (2010). Evaluation of the 'tips for autism' professional learning and development programme: Final report. Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Butler, P., Kearney, A., Mentis, M.
Annan, JA., & Mentis, M. (2010). Evaluation of the Manukau Transition to School Project.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bevan Brown, JM., Bourke, R., Butler, PJ., Carroll Lind, JL., Kearney, AC., & Mentis, M. (2009). Evaluation of the 'tips for autism' professional learning and development programme. Education Report Year Two. Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Butler, P., Kearney, A., Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., & Mentis, M. (2009). Phase 3 interim report: research and evaluation of narrative assessment and curriculum exemplars for students with special education needs..
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., & Mentis, M. (2008). A national survey of assessment practices in New Zealand primary and secondary schools for students with special education needs.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., Mentis, M., Poskitt, JM., & Todd, L. (2008). Research and evaluation of narrative assessment and curriculum exemplars for students with special education needs: Milestone 2.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Mentis, M., Poskitt, J.
Bevan Brown, JM., Butler, PJ., Carroll Lind, J., Kearney, AC., Mentis, M., & Bourke, R. (2008). Evaluation of the 'tips for autism' professional learning and development programme. Child Youth and Family Evaluation Report. Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Butler, P., Kearney, A., Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., Mentis, M., & Poskitt, JM. (2007). Research and evaluation of narrative assessment and curriculum exemplars for students with special education needs: Milestone 1.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Mentis, M., Poskitt, J.
Anderson, WG., Brown, ME., Murray, FM., Simpson, MG., & Mentis, M. (2006). Global picture, local lessons: E-learning policy and accessibility: Final Report.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Mentis, M., Murray, F.
Bourke, R., Bevan Brown, J., Carroll Lind, J., Cullen, JL., Kearney, AC., Mentis, M., . . . Maw, N. (2002). Special Education 2000: Monitoring and evaluation of the policy: Final report - Phase 3. Ministry of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M., O'Neill, J., Poskitt, J., Prochnow, J.
Bourke, R., Bevan Brown, JM., Carroll Lind, J., Cullen, JL., Kearney, AC., Mentis, M., . . . Maw, N. (2002). Special Education 2000: Monitoring and evaluation of the policy: Final report. Massey University, College of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M., O'Neill, J., Poskitt, J., Prochnow, J.
Ryba, KA., Annan, JA., & Mentis, M. (2002). Development of an integrated approach to practice for behaviour support. Massey University College of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., Bevan Brown, JM., Carroll Lind, J., Cullen, JL., Kearney, AC., Mentis, M., . . . Maw, N. (2002). Special education 2000: Monitoring and evaluation of the policy: Final report - Phase 3. Ministry of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M., O'Neill, J., Poskitt, J., Prochnow, J.
Bourke, R., Bevan Brown, JM., Carroll Lind, J., Cullen, JL., Kearney, AC., Mentis, M., . . . Maw, N. (2002). Special Education 2000: Monitoring and evaluation of the policy: Final Report - Phase 2. Ministry of Education, Research Division.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M., O'Neill, J., Poskitt, J., Prochnow, J.
Bourke, R., Bevan Brown, JM., Carroll Lind, J., Cullen, JL., Kearney, AC., Mentis, M., . . . Maw, N. (2002). Special Education 2000: Monitoring and evaluation of the policy. Ministry of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M., O'Neill, J., Poskitt, J., Prochnow, J.
Bourke, R., Bevan Brown, JM., Carroll Lind, J., Cullen, JL., Chapman, JW., Kearney, AC., . . . Maw, N. (2002). Special education 2000: Monitoring and evaluation of the policy: Final report summary: Phase 3. Ministry of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Chapman, J., Kearney, A., Mentis, M., O'Neill, J., Poskitt, J., Prochnow, J.
Bourke, R., Bevan Brown, J., Carroll Lind, J., Cullen, JL., Kearney, AC., Mentis, M., . . . Maw, N. (2001). Special education 2000: Monitoring and evaluation of the policy: Phase two final report. Massey University, College of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M., O'Neill, J., Poskitt, J., Prochnow, J.
Bourke, R., Bevan Brown, JM., Carroll Lind, J., Cullen, JL., Kearney, AC., Mentis, M., . . . Maw, N. (2001). Special Education 2000 Monitoring and Evaluation of the Policy. Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M., O'Neill, J., Poskitt, J., Prochnow, J.
Bourke, R., Bevan Brown, JM., Carroll Lind, J., Cullen, JL., Kearney, AC., Mentis, M., . . . Prochnow, JE. (2001). Special Education 2000: Monitoring and Evaluation of the Policy, Phase Two: Ch 11: Early Childhood. IPDER: Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M., Poskitt, J., Prochnow, J.
Ryba, KA., Annan, JA., & Mentis, M. (2001). Development of an integrated approach to practice for behaviour support. College of Education, Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., Bevan Brown, JM., Carroll Lind, J., Cullen, JL., Kearney, AC., Mentis, M., . . . Maw, N. (2001). Special Education 2000: Monitoring and evaluation of the policy: Phase two final report. Ministry of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M., O'Neill, J., Poskitt, J., Prochnow, J.
Bourke, R., Bevan Brown, JM., Carroll Lind, J., Cullen, JL., Kearney, AC., Mentis, M., . . . Maw, N. (2000). Special Education 2000: Monitoring and evaluation of the policy. Final Report - Phase 2. Massey University, College of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M., O'Neill, J., Poskitt, J., Prochnow, J.
Bourke, R., Bevan Brown, JM., Carroll Lind, J., Cullen, JL., Kearney, AC., Mentis, M., . . . Maw, N. (2000). Special education 2000: Monitoring and evaluation of the policy. Summary of phase 2: final report. Ministry of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M., O'Neill, J., Poskitt, J., Prochnow, J.

Conference

Hartnett, MK., Kearney, A., & Mentis, M. (2015). A blended learning ecosystem: What are the motivational issues for students. In T. Reiners, BR. von Konsky, D. Gibson, V. Chang, L. Irving, & K. Clarke (Eds.) Proceedings ascilite 2015 in Perth. (pp. 476 - 480). Perth, Australia: ascilite (Australasain Society for Computers in Learning and Tertiary Education) 2015
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Hartnett, M., Kearney, A., Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., & Holley-Boen, W. (2015). Mobile devices in an Interprofessional Community of Practice #NPF14LMD. Poster session presented at the meeting of Australasian Society for Computers in Learning and Tertiary Education Curtin University, Perth, Australia. Perth, Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., Mentis, M.
Hartnett, M., Kearney, A., & Mentis, M. (2015, November). A blended learning ecosystem: What are the motivational issues for students?. Presented at Australasian Society for Computers in Learning and Tertiary EducationAscilite. Curtin University, Perth, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hartnett, M., Kearney, A., Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Holley-Boen, W., & Jackson, J. (2015, April). Mapping professional identity through ePortfolios. Presented at Mahara Hui. Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., Jackson, J., Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2014, September). ePortfolios in RTLB Practice. Presented at NZ RTLB Association 2014 Conference. Wellington. New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2014, July). Becoming and Belonging: The Web of Identity Development in an Interprofessional Community of Practice. Presented at ePortfolio & Identity Conference (EPIC). London.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Wright, J., Clendon, SA., & Mentis, M.(2014). Emergent literacy practices for preschool children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Paper presented at the meeting of Final Programme and Abstracts Book. Wellington
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Clendon, S., Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2013, July). New directions for professional education: Integrated Interprofessional Communities of Practice. Presented at The Inclusive Education Colloquium. Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2013, June). Mixing up Moodle: Pedagogical progression to communities of interprofessional practice. Presented at MoodleMoot. Melbourne, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Riley, T., & Mentis, M. (2013, January). New Tools for 21st Century Thinking. Presented at International Conference on Thinking CORE Education
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M., Riley, T.
Mentis, M., Kearney, A., Bevan-Brown, J., Budd, J., Holley-Boen, WR., Riley, T., . . . Butler, PJ. (2013). Webbing: Developing Professional Identities within an Interprofessional Community of Practice. Poster session presented at the meeting of Higher Educational Research and Development Society of Australasia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Budd, J., Butler, P., Holley-Boen, W., Kearney, A., Mentis, M., Riley, T.
Ahmed, S., Parsons, D., & Mentis, M. (2012). An ontology supported abductive mobile enquiry based learning application. Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT 2012. (pp. 66 - 68).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., Mentis, M., & O'Neill, J.(2012, July). A runaway train-ing? Using CHAT to analyse tensions within a professional learning initiative. http://www.egosnet.org/jart/prj3/egos/main.jart?content-id=1327570743956&rel=de&reserve-mode=active. Retreived from http://www.egosnet.org/2012_helsinki/general_theme
[Conference]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., & Mentis, M.(2012, June). Introducing narrative assessment for learners with high needs: A CHAT analysis of a professional development initiative that simultaneously initiates and impedes change. http://www.educ.cam.ac.uk/centres/cce/events/seminars.html. Retreived from http://www.educ.cam.ac.uk/centres/cce/events/seminars.html
[Conference]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Somerville, M., & Annan, J. (2011, November). The learning theories profile. Presented at The 4th Annual Educational Psychology Forum. Massey University, Albany, Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
MacArthur, J., Higgins, N., & Mentis, M. (2011, November). The online teacher education environment: A site for challenging discourses of exclusion and enhancing understandings about inclusive education.. Presented at Disability Studies: Every Body In. Inaugural Conference.. University of Otago Dunedin. http://www.otago.ac.nz/disabilitystudiesconference/.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bevan-Brown, J., Butler, P., Kearney, A., Mentis, M., Carrol-lind, J., & Bourke, R. (2011, November). Tips for successful professional learning and development: Lessons from the evaluation of a successful ASD-related, team focused professional learning and development programme.. Presented at New Zealand Association of Research in Education (NZARE) conference.. Tauranga, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., & Somerville, M. (2011, July). Thinking about theory in practice: The development of the Learning Theories Profile as a tool for metacognitive reflection.. Presented at IACEP 2011 International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology - Conference – Educate the Mind , Mind the Education.. Boston, USA..
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., & Bourke, R. (2011, November). All Assessment Counts: A teaching-assessment-learning (TAL) cube for practitioners.. Presented at The 4th Annual Educational Psychology Forum.. Massey University, Albany, Auckland..
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Somerville, M., & Annan, J.Thinking about theory in practice: The development of the Learning Theories Profile as a tool for metacognitive reflection. . Boston, USA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Bourke, R., & Todd, L. (2010, September). Using an Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) framework to document and evaluate the introduction of narrative assessment for students with high needs in schools.. Presented at European Association of Research on Learning and Instruction(Earli) SIG. Northumbria, UK..
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2010). New Tools - New Assessment Possibilities. Poster session presented at the meeting of Distance Education Association, NZ (DEANZ) conference, Wellington, NZ
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., & Atkinson, S. (2010, April). Moving to integrated inter-professional communities of practice using Moodle.. Presented at Moodle mini Moot. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Bourke, R., & Todd, L.Using an Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) framework to document and evaluate the introduction of narrative assessment for students with high needs in schools.. . Northumbria
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., & Mentis, M.Self-assessment as a process for inclusion. . Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Bourke, R., & Mentis, M. (2009, November). Using an Activity Theory framework to explore professional development and assessment: Understanding practice through researc. Presented at Education Psychology Forum. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Annan, J., & Bowler, J.A matrix of perspectives as a tool for reflective practice in inclusive education.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M.(2008). Navigating the e-learning terrain: aligning technology, pedagogy and context. . Cape Town, South Africa
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2008, June). Navigating the e-learning terrain: aligning technology, pedagogy and context. Presented at 3rd International Conference on e-Learning. Cape Town, South Africa.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Annan, JA., Bowler, J., & Mentis, M. (2007). Capturing diverse views to intervene effectively. (pp. 1 - 30). , 29th International School Psychology Association Colloquium
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Annan, JA., Bowler, J., Mentis, M., & Phillipson, R.(2007). Understanding diversity in educational psychology teams. . Tampere, Finland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2006). Information as a conversation - Using social networkng tools in e-learning. Poster session presented at the meeting of The Vice-Chancellor's Symposium 2006 - Putting the e into Learning: Enhancing Student Outcomes Through the Contribution of e-Learning at Massey University. Massey University, Albany, NZ
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Frielick, S., Mentis, M., Gould, I., Morgan, G., & Chester, F. (2006, July). Social software in moodle: The certificate in eLearning design and development (CelDD). Presented at Moodle Moot 2006. Kelburn Campus, Victoria University, Wellington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Ryba, KA., Annan, JA., & Mentis, M. (2003). Online learning events for teaching situational analysis and problem-solving skills to school psychologists in training. (pp. 233 - 233). , National Association of School Psychologists Annual Conference Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Ryba, KA., Annan, JA., & Mentis, M. (2003, April). Online learning events for teaching situational analysis and problem-solving skills to school psychologists in training. Presented at National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention. Sheraton Centre, Toronto, ON.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Annan, JA., & Ryba, KA. (2003, November). Communities of practice as a model for e-learning. Presented at Tertiary Education Research in New Zealand Conference. Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Ryba, KA., Selby, L., & Mentis, M. (2002). Analysing the effectiveness of online learning communities. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference. (pp. unpaged). Canberra, ACT
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Ryba, KA., & Annan, JA. (2001, December). Creating Authentic On-Line Communities of Professional Practice. Presented at Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Annual Conference. Fremantle , Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.

Other

Mentis, M. (2015, October). Mediated Learning Experience for Teachers. Presented at Korakonui School, Te Awamutu, NZ..
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2015, August). Dynamising Assessment for Educational Psychology practice. Presented at Ministry of Education, Whangarei, NZ..
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2015, August). Dynamising Assessment for RTLB practice.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2015, June). Graduate Women North Shore Awards address. Presented at Auckland, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2015, September). Neuroscience and Education: Feuerstein. Presented at Auckland, Dunedin, Wellington, Christchurch.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2008). Aligning technology, pedagogy and context in e-learning. Presented at Auckland, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2007, August). From bricks to clicks: Education for the ne(x)t-generation. In School of Education Community Lecture Series. Presented at Massey University, Auckland, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2007). The great debate: "That at this University the magic of teaching is still alive and well" [affirmative]. Presented at Massey University, Auckland, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M., Eliahu, H., Grobler, A., & Howie, D. (2005). Feuerstein's instrumental enrichmnet thinking skills programme. AILE
[Other]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2004). Feuersteins's Instrumental Enrichment Thinking Skills Programme Level 1: Theory. Australasian Institute for Learning Enhancement
[Other]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2004). Feuersteins's Instrumental Enrichment Thinking Skills Programme Level 2: Introduction and theory recap. Australasian Institute for Learning Enhancement
[Other]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Mentis, M. (2004). Feuersteins's Instrumental Enrichment Thinking Skills Programme Level 1: Comparisons. Australasian Institute for Learning Enhancement
[Other]Authored by: Mentis, M.
Ryba, KA., McCool, MJ., Selby, L., Mentis, M., & Wilkins, JC. (2004). Analysis of online access and support for students with disability at Massey University: Final report. Massey University, College of Education
[Other]Authored by: Mentis, M.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

PositionCurrentCompleted
Supervisor11
CoSupervisor04

Courses Coordinated

  • 249.741 Assessment and Planning for Learners with Diverse Needs
  • 249.771 Additional Areas of Specialist Teaching
  • 254.765 Core Theory and Foundations of Specialist Teaching

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Julia Bruce - PhD
    The living concensus growing 21st century learning environments

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2017 - Aletha Sophia van Vuuren - PhD
    Factors Facilitating The Engagement In Learning of Pasifika Students At Intermediate School Level

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2015 - Karen Ruth Chesterton Khayat - Doctor of Education
    Inclusive Education Policy, Practice and Progress: A Transformative Analysis of Three Middle East Countries
  • 2015 - Lalida Sasai - PhD
    The Relationship between Self-Regulated Learning and the Use of Online Portfolios in an Online Learning Environment
  • 2014 - Piyawan Srisuruk - PhD
    Successful integration of children with Autism into Inclusive Classes
  • 2013 - Sohaib Ahmed - PhD
    Mobile learning ontologies: Supporting abductive inquiry-based learning in the sciences

Media and Links

Media

  • 30 Nov 2015 - Newspaper
    Badging - a new way to personalise learning
    Future NZ, New Zealand Herald
  • 28 Sep 2015 - Magazine
    Kia piki te korero: Step up the TALK
    Teacher Led Innovation Fund (TLIF) Research Project
  • 02 Jan 2015 - Magazine
    With, from, and about: an Interprofessional appro
    Education Gazette -

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