Dr Mary Panko

Senior Lecturer, Building Construction and Services; Senior Lecturer, Tuapapa Rangahau, partnering Research and Enterprise
Building Construction and Services
Location: Building 182, Room 3001

Qualifications

PhD, BSc (Hons), GDipHE

Profile

Experience
  • Tertiary - Training Leader - UNITEC Development Centre, Lecturer - Pharmacy Department (Robert Gordon University), Co-ordinator - Interactive Learning Centre (Robert Gordon University)
  • New Product Development Manager - CCH New Zealand Limited
  Awards
  • 1998 British Council Award
  • 1988 CASE Traveling Fellowship to Victoria University

Graduate supervision of theses

Fenton, Kay (2011). Beyond the books: A qualitative study of a library learning centre
Wareham, Anthony J.C. (2011). Evaluating the effectiveness of the plumbing and gas-fitting pre-trade programmes in New Zealand
Hayes, Mary Denise (2011). E-journaling: Fostering transformation through interdependent learning
Edlin, Angela (2011). The nature of written feedback: A study of postgraduate lecturers' perspectives
Dale, Angela (2010). Apprenticing students into a culture of enquiry: Evaluating two courses of undergraduate skill provision in one New Zealand Polytechnic
Dolan, Belinda-Jane (2010). Adult literacy provision within New Zealand private training establishments
Shareef, Mohamed (2010-10-10). Environmental education in the Maldives: The implementation of inquiry-based learning at the primary level
Sharma, Rashika (2009). Education for sustainability in certificate and vocational education at a New Zealand polytechnic
Pohio, Lesley (2009). The implementation and integration of information and communication technologies in early childhood education: Teachers' perspectives
Molloy, Felicity (2009). Dancing into the classroom Te kanikaniki roto i te ruma: The student and teacher experiences of somatic practices in a New Zealand intermediate school
Tamati, Diane (2008). Engaging the Maori e-learner: Instructional technology, design, & delivery
Richardson, Laurie (2008). Administrators' professional development in a higher education organisation
Zhang, Han (2008). Investigating the evaluation performance of an educational programme conducted in Yunnan Province China

Publications

Panko, M., Kudin, R., & Nderingo, D.F. (2017). International outcomes of problem-based sustainability projects. Aida Guerra, 6th International Research Symposium on PBL.

Panko, M., & Sharma, R. (2017). 'The Relevance of Sustainability Skills for International Students. International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering (Vol. 11 (11)).

Panko, M., & Sharma, R. (2016). Sustainability perceptions: Views of international students at a New Zealand Institute. National Tertiary Learning and Teaching Conference, Waiariki Polytechnic, Rotorua.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3727

Panko, M., & Kestle, L. (2015). Building Today - Saving Tomorrow: Construction and Deconstruction Conference Proceedings. Auckland, New Zealand, Unitec ePress.

Panko, M. (2015). International tertiary students in New Zealand: Cold facts or warm people? 2nd International Higher Education Curriculum Design & Academic Leadership Symposium, Hamilton, New Zealand.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3225

McAfee, S., Potangaroa, R., & Panko, M. (2015). Communication styles of international students: Teaching to their strengths. National Tertiary Learning and Teaching Conference, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, Tauranga.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3335

Chand, P., Moir, R., Clarke, D., & Panko, M. (2015). Game on: A future-proofing approach to programme redevelopment. National Tertiary Learning and Teaching Conference, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, Tauranga.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3336

Panko, M., and Sharma, R. (2014). Integrating Waste Management and Pollution Control in Tertiary Vocation Education Programmes: Case Studies. International Journal of Information and Education Technology, Second International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Prevention (Vol. 6 (3)).
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3954

Panko, M., and Singh, N. (2014). Undergraduate Research: A Source for Faculty Publications? ePress (Vol. 1).
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2425

Panko, M., Sharma, R., and Fuemana, D. (2014). Waste Not, Want Not: Education for Sustainability in The Construction Industry. BRANZ, Building a Better New Zealand.

Panko, M., Sharma, R., and Fuemana, D. (2014). Waste not, want not: Education for sustainability in the construction industry. 'Building a Better New Zealand' Conference. 3-5th September, 2014, Auckland.

Panko, M. (2014). Developing a research culture: A guidebook for everyone. Wellington, New Zealand, Dunmore Publishing.

Panko, M., and Sharma, R. (2014). Education for Sustainability in Technological Vocational Education. SINO/NZ TVET Educational Research Forum, Tianjin, China.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3898

Waqubaca, J., Panko, M., and Potangaroa, R. (2013). The seemingly simple? Community engagement and construction management in Samoa, post tsunami 2009. Australasian Universities Building Education Association, Auckland 20 -22 November.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2724

Panko, M. (2013). Integrating Sustainability into Business Courses. New Zealand Curriculum Design Institute - Education and Research, National Business Educators Symposium Hamilton 3 and 4 October.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2894

Waqabaca, J.F., Panko, M., and Potangaroa, R. (2013). Community Engagement: Rebuilding Samoan Fale post 2009 Tsunami. i-Rec 6th International conference Sustainable Post-Disaster Reconstruction. Ascona, Switzerland.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2718

Panko, M. (2012). Book Review: Doctorates downunder: Keys to successful doctoral study in Australia and Akoroa New Zealand, by C. Denholm and T. Evans. International Higher Education Curriculum Design Review, ISSN: 2324-1969 (Vol. Volume 1 Issue 1).

Panko, M. (2012). A Curriculum for Sustainability throughout Tertiary Education. International Higher Education Curriculum Design Review, ISSN: 2324-1969 (Vol. Volume 1 Issue 1).

Panko, M. (2012). Teaching Post-Graduate International Students: Views from an 'Old Hand'. July 17, Department of Leadership Studies, Royal Roads University, Victoria, Vancouver Island. British Columbia, Canada.

Panko, M. (2011). Postgraduate Orientation: A focus on international students' needs. UKZN 5th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference, Durban.

Panko, M. (2011). Postgraduate Supervision with Peers: Practical tools for developing supervision expertise. UKZN 5th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference, Durban.

Panko, M., and Harfield, T. (2009). Matching Learning Styles to Teaching Strategies for the New Zealand Building Industry. Piggot-Irvine, E. Action Research in Practice.

Panko, M. (2009). Teaching in the global business classroom. Dalglish, C., and Evans, P. Journal of Educational Administration and History (Vol. 41 2).

Panko, M. (2009). The experiences of Chinese lecturers in the role of students. The Student Experience: Annual meeting of the Higher Educaiton Research and Devleopment Society of Australasia.

Panko, M. (2009). Shenzhen Polytechnic 2009 Constructivist teaching methods (Invited address). .

Panko, M., and Lovegrove, C. (2008). Electronic voting devices: Reconsidering their value. 31st HERDSA Annual Conference 'Engaging communities'.

Panko, M. (2008). Online assessment: Milestones or hurdles? Symposium on Tertiary Assessment and Higher Education Student Outcomes.

Blickem, C., Bright, S., Dobric, K., Honeyfield, J., James, J., O., K., Mason, C., Miller, M., Panko, M., Petersen, L., and Robertson-Welsh, D. (2008). Carving a space and creating a community: Establishing a staff developers professional association in the New Zealand sector. 31st HERDSA Annual Conference 'Engaging communities'.

Blickem, C., Bright, S., Dobric, K., Honeyfield, J., James, J., O., K., Mason, C., Miller, M., Panko, M., Petersen, L., and Robertson-Welsh, D. (2008). Carving a space and creating a community: Establishing a staff developers professional association in the New Zealand sector. 31st HERDSA Annual Conference.

Pivac, M., and Panko, M. (2008). Instructional design: Sex driven? Kidd, T., and Chen, I. Social Information Technology: Connecting Society and Cultural Issues.

Harfield, T., Kenley, R., Panko, M., and Davies, K. (2008). Up-skilling the New Zealand construction industry: A critique of the learning options. Haigh, R., and Amaratunga, D. Proceedings of CIB W89: International Conference in Building Education and ResearchBEAR2008 'Building resilience' conference (Vol. CD Rom).

Harfield, T., Panko, M., Davies, K., and Kenley, R. (2007). Towards a learning-styles profile of construction students: Results from New Zealand. International Journal of Construction Education and Research (Vol. 3 3).

Harfield, T., Kenley, R., Davies, K., and Panko, M. (2007). A comparison of group learning-style profiles: construction students, law students and student teachers. Kenley, R. Proceedings 2007 Annual Conference of the Australasian Universities Building Education AssociationAUBEA 2007 Conference.

Harfield, T., Davies, K., Hede, J., Panko, M., and Kenley, R. (2007). Activity-based teaching for Unitec New Zealand construction students. Emirates Journal for Engineering Research (Vol. 12 1).

Lovegrove, C., and Panko, M. (2007). Voting for success: International students' perceptions of an electronic clicker system. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 4th Annual Conference.

Panko, M. (2006). The impact of professional development on tertiary-trades lecturers: Turning chisels into cursors? 6th Conference of the International Consortium for Educational Development 'Enhancing Academic Development Practice: International Perspectives'.

Panko, M. (2006). Moderating online: 101 ways to a skin a discussion group. Strathclyde University Educational Development Seminar Series.

Panko, M. (2006). Learning and assessment: A case study-going the full monty. Roberts, T. Self, peer, and group assessment in E-Learning.

Panko, M., Kenley, R., Davies, K., and Harfield, T. (2006). Learning styles in the building industry. Build (Vol. June/July).

Hede, J., Harfield, T., Davies, K., and Panko, M. (2006). An active problem solving teaching model: The Unitec New Zealand experience. 4th Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 'The Challenge of Diversity'.

Panko, M., Kenley, R., Davies, K., Piggot-Irvine, E., Allen, B., Hede, J., & Harfield, T. (2005). Learning styles of those in the building and construction sector (Report to Building Research Association of New Zealand Inc.).

Panko, M., Barrow, M., & Baker, W. (2005). The impact of tertiary teacher education: A fast-track to teaching excellence? Presented to the Tertiary Education Research in New Zealand Conference, 23-25 November, Auckland.

Panko, M. (2005). Evaluating tertiary teaching qualifications. Presented to the National Staff Developers' Conference, 29-30 September, Auckland.

Panko, M. (2005). Teaching beliefs and the practice of e-moderators: Presage, process and product. In A. Brew & C. Asmar (Eds.), HERDSA Conference 2005 'Higher education in a changing world' (CD Rom ed., Vol. 28, pp. 372-380). Sydney: HERDSA Inc. Paper presented at the 2005 HERDSA Annual Conference, 3-6 July, Sydney.

Panko, M. (2001-2005). Member of Editorial Board. Journal of Distant Learning. http://www.deanz.org.nz/journal/index.html

Panko, M., & Postlethwaite, M. (2004). Online discussions and Ako in Aotearoa, New Zealand. In F. Sudweeks & C. Ess (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication (pp. 524-527). Perth, Australia: Murdoch University, 27 June - 1 July, Karlstad, Sweden.

Panko, M., & Baker, W. (2004). An e-learning partnership: Developing effective workplace performance. In C. Eames (Ed.), Proceedings of the 5th Asia Pacific Cooperative Education Conference (CD-Rom ed.). Hamilton, New Zealand: New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education. Paper presented at the 5th Asia Pacific Cooperative Education Conference, 1-3 December, Auckland, New Zealand.

Panko, M. (2004). Member of Editorial Board. The Journal of Distance Learning.

Panko, M. (2004). Technology and tertiary teaching in New Zealand. Presented to the Shanghai Educational Delegation, 8 December, Auckland, New Zealand.

Panko, M. (2004). The impact of teaching beliefs on the practice of e-moderators. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of New England, Armidale, Australia. Supervisor:

Panko, M. (2004). The impact of teachers' beliefs on online discussion forums. Paper presented at the 13th Annual Teaching and Learning Forum: Seeking Educational Excellence, 9-10 February, Perth, Australia. http://lsn.curtin.edu.au/tlf/tlf2004/panko.html

Mamula-Stojnic, L., & Panko, M. (2004). Sustainability: The education driver. Presented to the International Conference on Sustainability Engineering and Science, 7-9 July, Auckland, New Zealand.

Panko, M., & Arlidge, J. (2003). Online information: The spider's sticky web. Academic Exchange Quarterly (Spring), 79-84.

Panko, M. (2003). Communicating online: Ways and means. Presented to the DEANZ/School of Education: University of Waikato online forum, 22 Feb, Hamilton.

Panko, M. (2002). Small group learning in online discussions: Staying in your own backyard or peering over the garden fence? Presented to the Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Higher Education 19th Annual Conference 'Winds of Change in the Sea of Learning', 8 December, Auckland.

McLoughlin, C., & Panko, M. (2002). Multiple perspectives on the evaluation of online discussion. In P. Barker & S. Rebelsky (Eds.), Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia (pp. 1281-1286). Denver, USA, 24- 29 June, Denver.

Baker, W., & Panko, M. (2002). Supervising the supervisors: A practical technique. Presented to the RMIT University - Supervision: Changing Context, Changing Roles, Communities of Practice Conference, 7 February, Melbourne, Australia.

Baker, W., & Panko, M. (2002). For the research supervisor, of the research supervsior, by the research supervisor. Supervision with peers - A practical tool for developing research supervision expertise. Presented to the Adult Learning Conference Development for Diversity, 25-27 September, Wellington.

Panko, M., & McLoughlin, C. (2001). Discussion Boards: Towards a Practical Evalutation of Online Learning by Content Analysis. In A. Gofers, M. J. Mahony, & D. Roberts (Eds.), ODLAA 2001 Education Odyssey: Continuing the Journey Through Adapatation and Innovation . Sydney, Australia: Open Training and Education Network, 24-27 September, Sydney, Australia.

Panko, M. (2000). Integrating and Adapting Multimedia for On-line Education. Presented to the Waikato-UNITEC On-line Seminar, 17-18 August, Hamilton.

Panko, M. (2000). Collaboration in Online Learning Environments. Presented to the New Zealand Staff Developers Conference, 2 October, Auckland.

Brown, T. P., & Panko, M. (2000). Mentoring in Language and Culture On-Line. Presented to the ED-MEDIA 2000 conference, 29 June, Montreal, Canada.

Panko, M. (1999). The Move to Flexibility: Making it Painless Presented to the New Zealand Staff Developers Annual Conference, 4 October, Hamilton.

Panko, M. (1999). Flexible and Open Learning: Delivery Issues for Students From Non-English Speaking Backgrounds. In C. Latchem (Ed.), Conference Proceedings: Case Studies (pp. 6 p.c.). Brunei Darussalam: Commonwealth of Learning. Paper presented at the Pan Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning. 'Empowerment Through Knowledge and Technology', 1-5 March, Bandar Seri Begawan.

Panko, M. (1999). Making Online Course Development Feel Easy. Presented to the Distance Education Association of New Zealand (DEANZ) Annual Conference, 9 October, Auckland.

Baker, W., & Panko, M. (1999). Staff Development Needs on an International Campus. In M. Barrow & M. Melrose (Eds.), Transformation in Higher Education: Higher Education Knows No Limits (Vol. 21, pp. 15-26). Canberra: HERDSA. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), 7-10 July 1998, Auckland.

Baker, W., & Panko, M. (1998). Staff Development Needs on an International Campus. Presented to the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference, Auckland.

Panko, M. (1998). Flexible and Open Learning Delivery Issues for Students from Non-English Speaking Backgrounds (pp. 223-231). Paper presented at the Distance Education Association of New Zealand Conference, Wellington.

Gunn, C., & Panko, M. (1998). Staff Development Within a Flexible and Open Learning Course. In C. L. F. Lockwood (Ed.), Staff Development in Open and Flexible Learning (pp. 212-220). London: Routledge.