Nine To Noon for Thursday 2 May 2013
09:05 Does streaming help or hinder students?
Professor Garry Hornby from the University of Canterbury's College of Education; Dr Karen Poutasi, chief executive of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority; and Mark Brown, director of Massey University's National Centre for Teaching and Learning and expert in distance learning.
09:30 Are we doing enough to utilise the knowledge and skills of returning migrants?
Tracey Lee has written a masters paper called Welcome Home: Harnessing the Brain Gain which argues that returning migrants come back with knowledge, innovation and experience but find New Zealand a closed shop, with networks difficult to break into.
09:45 UK correspondent Matthew Parris
10:05 Feature guest - Amanda Knox
American Amanda Knox was convicted with her former boyfriend of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Umbria, Italy in 2009. She served four years of a 26-year sentence before the murder conviction was overturned in October 2011. Now living back in the United States, Amanda Knox has written a memoir called Waiting to be Heard. Meanwhile, an Italian court has overturned the acquittals and ordered a fresh trial.
10:35 Book Review with Harry Ricketts
Snow White's Coffin by Kate Camp
Published by Victoria University Press
The Lifeguard by Ian Wedde
Published by Auckland University Press/HarperCollins
10:45 Reading: The Conductor by Sarah Quigley
Read by Peter Bland
The story of the writing and historic performance of Shostakovich's 7th Symphony during the siege of Leningrad.
11:05 New Technology with Erika Pearson
Tweeting during times of disaster, iTunes turns 10 and the possibility of free recharging.
11:30 Parenting commentator Joseph Driessen
How to use and not use emotion when raising sons.
11:45 TV reviewer Sara Strongman reviews Richard E. Grant's Hotel Secrets, Game of Thrones, and Sky's new nostalgia channel.
11:45 TV review with Lara Strongman
Richard E. Grant's Hotel Secrets, Game of Thrones and and Sky's new nostalgia channel.
Music played in this show
Great North: 'The Spring Tide'|
from their 2012 album "Halves"
Nicole Reynolds: 'We Could Have Met'
from her 2008 album "Unordinary Mine"
Hope Waits: 'Get Behind The Mule'
from her 2007 self-titled album