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  • Noske-Turner, Jessica; Tacchi, Jo; Horst, Heather; Papoutsaki, Evangelia (Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, 2014)
    The Pacific Island region is geographically and culturally diverse, with a significant range of communication infrastructures and challenges. Access and use of mobile phones has risen exponentially over the past five years. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Williams, Jocelyn; Bhat, Ravi; Bridgman, Geoff; Donaghey, Sara; Saifoloi, Malama; Williams, Marcus; Woodruffe, Paul (Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Annual Conference: The digital and the social: communication for inclusion and exchange, 2014)
    Beginning with the question “How can the process of developing, producing and disseminating community stories, interests and issues via broadcast and social sharing of digital content be used to engage and mobilise community ...
  • 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, ...
  • Kolesova, Elena (11 Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference : Post-Asia Film, Media and Popular Culture, International Conference at Macau University, 2014)
    New Zealand youth, as youth all around the world, greatly enjoy popular culture originating from North East Asia.Martial arts movies, anime, computer games, fashion,food, music, design, gardens, tattoo - it would be hard ...
  • Roberts, Linda; Gear, Carol; Howie, Nandulal; Bridgman, Geoff (2013)
    Objective The objective of this research was an evaluation of Our Amazing Place Treasure Hunt Events held in Unsworth Heights in the North Shore of Auckland and Massey in the West of Auckland respectively. The research ...
  • Brown, M.; McKimm, J.; Gasquoine, Susan; MacDonald, Judy; Haven, Jennifer; Henning, M.; Moriarty, H.; Wilkinson, T.; Chan, K.; Rogers, G.; Hilder, J. (ASME 2014 - Education, Scholarship and leadership in Pursuit of Excellent Patient Care, 2014)
    BACKGROUND There is increasing interest in the use and potential impact of social media in the health professions. This is particularly with regard to how students, academics and clinicians use them socially and professionally, ...
  • Romanetti, Laure (Master of Social Practice, 2015)
    French is a highly gendered language in which the masculine gender is favoured over the feminine one. To social practitioners, linguists and feminists, this situation constitutes an injustice. The primary purpose of this ...
  • Cass, Philip; Ford, Jack (Journalism, Media and Democracy (JMAD) Media, war and memory conference, 2014)
    For generations of Australians and New Zealanders, Commando Comics have provided a consistent image of their people at war. Inevitably tall, bronzed and contemptuous of authority, their ability as warriors is such that ...
  • Williams, Jocelyn (2014 Unitec Annual Research Symposium, 2014)
    Filmed stories associated with the work of six Unitec researchers from Social Practice, Design, and Communication are the subjects of a series of programmes to be broadcast before the end of 2014 on Sky channel 83. Each ...
  • Nur-Muhammad, Rizwangul; Dodson, Giles; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Horst, Heather (International Communication Association (ICA) Regional Conference Digital Transformations, Social Media Engagement and the Asian century, 2014)
    How is social media being used by Uyghurs to facilitate the construction of diasporic identity? What characteristics does the emergent diasporic identity exhibit?
  • Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Williams, Marcus; Davis, Catherine; Kailahi, C.; Naqvi, Munawwar (10th OURMedia conference, Diverse Communities, Diverse Media, 2014)
    Collaborative Research Unitec + Pacifica Mamas Understand participatory video (PV) methodology: ¡ How it can support the Pacifica Mamas work ¡ Social and economic outcomes
  • Ferkins, Dr Lesley; Bottenburg, Maarten Van (Managing high performance sport, 2013)
    Upon completion of this chapter the reader should be able to:  Discuss meanings and definitions associated with the governance of sport in the high performance setting  Distinguish between organizational governance ...
  • 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 ...
  • Keddell, Emily; Pukepuke, Tepora (International social work practice: Case studies from a global context., 2013)
    Social work within each national context is complex and multifaceted—Aotearoa/New Zealand (A/NZ) is no different. Social workers fulfill a vast array of roles ranging from care to control, from agent of the state to activist, ...
  • Napan, Ksenija (Social Work Education in the Asian Pacific Region: Issues and Debates., 2013)
    This chapter focuses on the benefits and challenges of utilising social work values and principles when teaching, researching, evaluating and improving social work education. These values and principles are explored through ...
  • 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 ...