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  • Hung, Wing-Tai (Bobby); Smith, Jill (Asia-Pacific Journal for Arts Education (APJAE), 2015)
    This paper provides a ‘snapshot’ of a small-scale qualitative research project that investigated the influences of contemporary visual culture on the art making processes and artworks of a sample of visual arts students ...
  • Hung, Wing-Tai (Bobby) (Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Art Educators, 2014)
    How are understandings of contemporary visual culture reflected in students’ art making at differing tertiary art institutions located in their cultural milieu of New Zealand and Hong Kong?
  • Nandigam, David; Tirumala, Sreenivas Sremath; Baghaei, Nilufar (IEEE Conference on e-Learning, e-Management and e-Services (IC3e), 2014)
    The term personalized learning has proliferated over recent years especially with the advancement of several educational technologies, conceptual frameworks and mobile and wireless internet technologies. The aim of this ...
  • Nand, Kalpana; Baghaei, Nilufar; Casey, John (22nd International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE), 2014)
    The use of computer games as common vehicles for education, as opposed to pure entertainment, has gained immense popularity in recent years. In our earlier work, we investigated the appealing characteristics of engaging ...
  • Casey, John; Baghaei, Nilufar; Nand, Kalpana (IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, 2014)
    The success rate of computer games in engaging children has prompted educational researchers to investigate if similar techniques can be used to engage children with learning. In this paper, we present the results of a ...
  • Lakarnchua, Onuma; Reinders, Hayo (Modern English Teacher, 2014)
    The article looks at the use of Augemented Reality applications (apps) as a tool for a class project in English Language Teaching (ELT). It describes an activity in which students created a mobile tour for visitors to their ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Lakarnchua, Onuma; Pegrum, Mark (Task-Based Language Teaching in Asia, 2014)
    Mobile learning offers great potential for language teachers to support practice beyond the classroom, to encourage anytime-anywhere learning and to facilitate situated learning (Pegrum, forthcoming). Augmented reality ...
  • Monteiro, Sylila; Sharma, Ramesh (Global Studies Journal, 2014)
    Globalization stimulates continual integration of cultures through ensuing transnational interactions. Rapid technological changes have created global integration of economic, financial, environmental, and cultural ...
  • Sharma, Rashika; Monteiro, Sylila (International Journal of Social Science and Humanity, 2016)
    Education is the vital link that brings about social change and generates synergies to address the interconnectedness between sustainability, society and the environment. Education empowers society to assume responsibility ...
  • Robertson, Angus; Monteiro, Sylila (New Zealand Vocational Education and Training (NZ VET) Research Forum, 2014)
    This presentation considers APL with special reference to the National Certificate in Carpentry. Builders now need to be Licensed Building Practitioners to carry out a large range of building work whereas in the past this ...
  • Donaghey, Sara; Berman, Sue; Seja, Nina (Information in Technology Education : Local Culture and Oral History, 2014)
    The centenary of World War One (WW1) is being marked by a range of nation-wide and international commemorative events. Our project brings to life personal narratives of the years 1914-1918 and sets them alongside contemporary, ...
  • Mizutani, Satomi; Dallow, Tomoko (ILAC Selections: Autonomy in a Networked World, 5th Independent Learning Association Conference 2012. Independent Learning Association: Christchurch, New Zealand(Ed.),, 2013)
    Introduction There has been very little research on learning strategies used by learners of Japanese as a foreign language (Grainger 2006). Furthermore, ethnicity has not attracted much attention as an influential variable ...
  • Bensemann, John (DEHANZ, the Dictionary of Educational History in Australia and New Zealand, 2013)
    Adult education, New Zealand, to 2012. In its broadest sense, adult education refers to the education of anyone beyond school-age. Historically, the sector has constantly evolved as elements of its provision have matured ...
  • Ayling, Diana; Owen, Hazel; Flagg, Edward (ascilite 2012 Future challenges, sustainable futures, 2012)
    This paper is a comparative case study of two virtual professional development (VPD) communities of practice established and maintained to support teachers in their learning and development. Each community was studied ...
  • Williams, Jocelyn (Social and economic effects of community wireless networks and infrastructures, 2013)
    This chapter discusses community outcomes of free home Internet access. It draws on case study re-search on Computers in Homes (CIH), a scheme established in New Zealand in 2000 for the purpose of bridging the digital ...
  • Dofs, Kerstin; Hobbs, Moira (Autonomy in language learning : Tools, tasks and environments [ebook], 2014)
    This paper reports on a recent trial of Autonomous Language Learning (ALL) guides, at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT), in Christchurch and Unitec Institute of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. ...
  • Kestle, Linda; Birchmore, Roger (Unitec Research Symposium 2013, 2013)
    Examine/explore certain SDC concepts and apply them in a real world context: Environmentally Sustainable Design and Construction; Passive Solar Design(designing for the actual site, natural lighting ventilation and ...
  • Panko, Mary (National Business Educators Symposium, 2013)
    What does sustainability mean? Why should any educator want to do this - and business educators in particular? Having decided it is important – what principles underpin the concept? How to go about integrating sustainability ...
  • Oldfield, James; Dassanayake, Wajira; Kearns, Nick (Rhetoric and Reality: Critical perspectives on educational technology. ascilite2014, 2014)
    Wireless mobile devices (WMD) introduced in the first year of a tertiary business education programme at a tertiary institute in Auckland gave students the opportunity to experience mobile authentic learning as part of an ...
  • Stamp, Daniel (Physical Education New Zealand, 2013)
    Discuss and debate, Motivation and coaching behaviours, The do’s and don’ts, the rights the wrongs, the (mis)understandings, Your experiences, Potential directions