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Application of information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) in a rural community in Kenya: An ethnographic approach
There is growing evidence of the positive role ICTs can play in development particularly in rural areas of developing countries through the use of public services in the form of telecentres. Emphasis is now placed on ...
Targeted reading comprehension strategies instruction for raising reading levels in tertiary contexts
This small-scale action research within a tertiary music bridging programme with language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) embedded examined the effect of reading comprehension strategies instruction for raising adult reading ...
Nonprofit and Philanthropic Studies: International Overview of the Field in Africa, Canada, Latin America, Asia, the Pacific, and Europe
The growth of nonprofit organizations (NPOs) and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) around the world has been accompanied by a concomitant growth in the number of education and training programs developed to provide ...
International social work: Bodies with organs
Many of our colleagues have asked us to write a paper for an Australian and New Zealand audience on international social work and, as we shall see, there are various bodies with vital organs, with apologies to Deleuze ...
An exploration into the ways in which multi-generational Samoan households contribute to the development of societal and collective values about Aiga / families in contemporary New Zealand / Aotearoa/Niu Sila
This autobiographical/collective biographical research examines the ways that the multigenerational (m/g) household contributes to the development of societal and collective values around Samoan aiga in Aotearoa/New Zealand. ...
Look at the human being in front of you who’s hurting : clients with a borderline personality disorder diagnosis describe their experiences of discriminatory and helpful behaviour from health professionals
This thesis investigates discriminatory experiences shared by people with a borderline personality disorder (BPD) diagnosis in New Zealand focussing on interactions with health professionals. It also enquires into what ...
Minor fall and major lift: raising educational capacity through community partnerships
This transdisciplinary study explores holistic models of education and community development. It looks at transformations that occur when parents undertake tertiary education in two High Schools in a community with a high ...
Television watching, enjoyment of school and respect for parents: Analysis of the Indian data from the Cartoon Network's New GenerAsians survey: Presentation made in conjunction with the New Dehli release of data from the 12 Asian nation study of youth attitudes, perceptions and behaviours at the Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, 22nd July, 1998
As a researcher on the impact of television violence on children, I'm interested in the relationship between television generally and children's behaviour. As parents we worry about the impact of TV on our children, ...
Analysis of the Hong Kong data from the Cartoon Network's New GenerAsians Survey: Presentation made in conjunction with the Hong Kong release of data from the 12 Asian nation study of youth attitudes, perceptions and behaviours at the New World Harbourview Hotel, Hong Kong, 23rd June, 1998
As a researcher on the impact of television on children, I'm interested in the relationship between watching TV and other activities.
People with a borderline personality disorder diagnosis describe discriminatory experiences
(Taylor & Francis Group together with the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2014-03-20)
The psychiatric diagnosis of borderline personality disorder (BPD) attracts considerable stigma. People given this diagnosis may be characterised as manipulative, difficult, attention-seeking or untreatable. This paper ...