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  • Soniega, Celine (Master of Architecture (Professional), 2012)
    Change is a fast-paced revolution. City blocks and buildings are transformed over a short period of with often no residue. The short transformation period shortens the transition between the past to the present without any ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (ESL magazine, 2007)
    Many teachers have used or at least heard about webquests. These online activities are great for bringing authentic materials into the classroom and for encouraging students to draw on a range of language skills at the ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Lázaro, Noemí (Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2007)
    Self-access centres are sometimes portrayed as being at the forefront of pedagogical innovation. They are also said to be technology-rich language learning environments. In practice, however, the application of technology ...
  • Lázaro, Noemí; Reinders, Hayo (CALL - EJ, 2007)
    This article reports the findings of a study into the use of technology in three self-access centres. It is based on the results of an earlier study that applied an evaluative framework to compare the use of technology in ...
  • Reinders, Hayo (English Teaching Professional, 2006)
    A recent survey at the University of Auckland showed that a majority of students had one or more mp3 players. Not many made use of them to listen to podcasts (audio broadcasts that can be downloaded from the internet on ...
  • Lázaro, Noemí; Reinders, Hayo (PacCALL Journal, 2006)
    Self-Access Centers are said to be ‘technology-rich’ environments and are often cited as examples of pedagogical innovation. Interestingly, not much is known about the use of technology in self-access and the ways in which ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Lewis, Marilyn (ELT Journal, 2006)
    Self-access centres (SACs) are playing an increasingly pivotal role in supporting the (self-) study of languages. Selecting suitable resources thus becomes more and more important. At the selection stage, identifying ...
  • Rozov, Dmitry (Master of Architecture (Professional), 2013)
    This projects positions itself within the general concept of the Auckland City Council Unitary Plan. According to the testimony, “we want Aucklanders to play their part, to help ensure the Unitary Plan protects what makes ...
  • Schnoor, Christoph (Translation : Conference Proceedings SAHANZ 2014, 2014)
    The 31st conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ) has taken ‘Translation’ as its theme. The call for papers invited the contributors to explore translation, understood as the ...
  • Pearce, Jordan (Master of Architecture (Professional), 2013)
    The climate is shifting and this shift brings with it a number of effects. Perhaps the most devastating of these effects is sea level rise and its impact on low-lying island nations. One of these nations: Tuvalu, may have ...
  • Yukich, Courtney Ann-Marie (Master of Education, 2013)
    This study examined the teaching and learning challenges faced by teachers of students from non-English speaking backgrounds in three Auckland primary schools. A qualitative methodology was chosen for this research ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Lewis, Marilyn (Reflections on English Language Teaching, 2005)
    Self-access centres (SACS*) are an increasingly common form of support for language learners. Self-access learning, by its nature, is heavily dependent on the availability of sufficient and relevant materials of a high ...
  • Nazari, Flora (Master of Social Practice, 2014)
    The Muslim population in New Zealand is 46,044 (Statistics New Zealand, 2013). There has been a 36% increase in Muslim population in New Zealand, since the last census in 2006, with 36,072 (Statistics New Zealand, 2006). ...
  • Reinders, Hayo; Lewis, Marilyn (The JALT CALL Journal, 2005)
    Many CALL materials are used for self-study or are offered in self-access centres where students often have little or no access to support from a teacher. Such materials thus have to be very clear, comprehensive, and easy ...
  • Kraft, Oliver (Master of Design, 2013)
    Artisanal fisheries from the Seychelles – an isolated archipelago in the Indian Ocean, some 1500 kilometers east of mainland Africa, label each fish with a unique code and an Internet address. This enables chefs, retailers ...
  • Alexander, Samuel; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (Global Business and Technology Association 2014 Conference, 2014)
    A method of peer tutoring was used and evaluated in an introductory programming course in Haskell. Students were paired on the basis of skill level with pairings opposite those suggested by the existing literature. This ...
  • Fourie, Leon; Overmyer, Scott; Shanbehzadeh, Jamshid; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Alexander, , Samuel T.V. (Global Business and Technology Association 2014 Conference, 2014)
    Easy with Eve is an affect-sensitive tutoring system that features Eve, an animated pedagogical agent that adapts to student emotion based on the results of an observational study of human tutors. This paper presents the ...
  • Fourie, Leon; Pang, Shaoning; Kingston, Tamsin; Hettema, Hinne; Watters, Paul; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (Global Business and Technology Association 2014 Conference, 2014)
    Cyber threats pose substantial risk to government, businesses and individuals. There is an alarming shortage of trained professionals and academic programs to train and produce these professionals. Many countries including ...
  • Davies, Kathryn; Baker, C. (38th Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA) Conference, 2013)
    Although in the past there have been various pathways into the Quantity Surveying profession in New Zealand, the most common route currently is through a Diploma or Degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Economics. ...
  • Yang, Fan (Frank) (Master of Architecture (Professional), 2013)
    Expression of Cultural diversity The focus of this research is the design of a Culture and Travel Centre in Auckland, in order to explore how architecture can represent cultural diversity. The Centre will provide a permanent ...

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