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  • Architecture by us not without us 

    Hoskins, Raoul (2017-05-26)
    Māori Architecture in a Post Colonial context • Exploration of traditional construction technologies • Restoration and redevelopment of Marae environments • Māori engagement in the urban public realm
  • Cities of wrecked desire : post-apocalyptic cinema and ruin pornography 

    Wilson, Scott (Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, 2017-01)
    Ruin pornography – the photographic aestheticization of architectural decay – has a long history in cinema and television and is linked to spectacles of apocalypse and its aftermath. More recently, these representational ...
  • VET teaching. Realising potential 

    Maurice-Takerei, Lisa; Anderson, Helen (2017-04)
    Unleashing the Potential. Transforming Tertiary Education, UNESCO, 2015 * Benefits of TVET - Economic, social equity, sustainability * TVET is seen to be a key part of the solution to a myriad of challenges including ...
  • Does history education really matter? The comparative study of Japanese and Russian history textbooks ca. 1997-2010 

    Kolesova, Elena (2014-06)
    The school history textbook is gaining critical scholarly attention globally as a contested medium of conflicting ideologies and interests. At issue are the roles and the consequences of education and textbooks in influencing ...
  • Waste not, want not : education for sustainability in the construction industry 

    Panko, Mary; Sharma, Rashika; Fuemana, Daniel (2014-09)
    Not teaching but transforming – an educational process which is easy to espouse but frequently hard to achieve in practice. This case study, set in the building technology environment of a tertiary institution, shows ...
  • Impacts of an innovative residential construction method on internal conditions 

    Birchmore, Roger; Tait, Robert; Pivac, Andy (2014-09)
    New Zealand houses are known for producing sub-optimal internal thermal conditions and unacceptably high internal relative humidities. These contribute to poor levels of health, mould and can coincide with the decay of ...
  • Paraneoplastic syndromes (PNSs) 

    Penchev, Boris; Chaushev, B. (2014-08-15)
     What are PNSs?  History & statistics  Pathogenesis  Classification  PNS patterns  Clinical approach to PNSs  Conclusion
  • Boundary crossing in healthcare 

    Rowe, D.; Gasquoine, Sue; Barrow, M.; McKimm, J. (2014-09-02)
    The concept of ‘teams’ has become a popular form for structuring and analysing the organisation and management of work. The healthcare environment has not been immune to this conceptualisation particularly around the notion ...
  • Segmentation of a professional sport team's social media community 

    Bruffy, Katherine; Scott, O.; Naylor, M.; Beaton, A. (2014-11)
    Introduction: o Social media strategy development with the NZ Breakers o Social media within the sport industry is embedded within marketing practices o Social media enhances the consumer experience
  • The convergence of sport marketing and sport development : addressing declining participation in a changing environment. A case study of Auckland Cricket Association. 

    Meiklejohn, Trevor; Bruffy, Katherine (2014-11)
    Environmental changes such as commercialism, advances in technology and increased competition have significantly influenced the way organisations operate. In particular, firms have to strategically adapt and match their ...
  • Quota market efficiency : the New Zealand Annual Catch Entitlement (ACE) market 

    Stewart, James (2014-07)
    Characteristics of efficient markets: Information on price is easy to obtain • Information on characteristics of the good is readily available • Price establishes market equilibrium • Transaction costs are low • No ...
  • Noise removal and binarization of scanned document images using clustering of features 

    Farahmand, A.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Shanbehzadeh, J. (Newswood and International Association of Engineers, 2017-03)
    Old documents are in printed form. Their archiving and retrieval is expensive according in terms of space requirement and physical search. One solution is to convert these documents into electronic form using scanners. The ...
  • A survey on Internet usage and cybersecurity awareness in students 

    Tirumala, S.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (2016-12)
    There has been an exponential increase in the usage of the internet, particularly among students since the introduction of e-learning and Bring Your Own Device (BYO) initiatives into the education system. In New Zealand ...
  • Human action recognition by conceptual features 

    Shamsipour, G.; Shanbehzadeh, J.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (Newswood and International Association of Engineers, 2017-03)
    Human action recognition is the process of labeling a video according to human behavior. This process requires a large set of labeled video and analyzing all the frames of a video. The consequence is high computation and ...
  • Taxonomy of malware detection techniques 

    Mohaddes Deylami, H.; Muniyandi, R. C.; Ardekani, Iman; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-12)
    Malware is an international software disease. Research shows that the effect of malware is becoming chronic. To protect against malware detectors are fundamental to the industry. The effectiveness of such detectors depends ...
  • Increasing student engagement for programmes with traditionally low involvement rates for Maori and Pasifika 

    Rutledge, Craig (2014-03)
    One of the main Carpentry programs we run at Unitec is the Certificate in Applied Technology – Carpentry. This is a full time Pre-trade program, 32 weeks long, for those wishing to enter the construction industry and become ...
  • Acoustic analysis and computerized reconstruction of speech in laryngectomised individuals 

    Sharifzadeh, Hamid; Allen, J .E.; Mcloughlin, I.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Ardekani, Iman (2016-05)
    In laryngectomised individuals, rehabilitation options include esophageal speech, tracheoesophageal puncture (TEP), and electrolarynx devices enabling patients to communicate. These do not generate natural sounding speech; ...
  • Designing a novel educational game for teaching C# programming 

    Hinds, M.; Baghaei, Nilufar; Ragon, P.; Lambert, J.; Dajakaruna, T.; Houghton, T.; Dacey, Simon; Casey, John (Computer Supported Education (CSEDU Secretariat), 2017-04)
    Learning to code can be a daunting experience for a lot of students. RunJumpCode is a novel 2D platformer video game, designed and developed in Unity, to teach players the fundamental concepts of C# programming. The game ...
  • Engaging children in diabetes education through mobile games 

    Baghaei, Nilufar; Casey, John; Nandigam, D.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Maddison, R. (International Association for the Development of the Information Society (IADIS), 2017-04)
    Traditional methods for diabetic education rely heavily on written materials and there is only a limited amount of resources targeted at educating diabetic children. Mobile games can be effective, evidence-based, and ...
  • RunJumpCode : an educational game for educating programming 

    Hinds, M.; Baghaei, Nilufar; Ragon, P.; Lambert, J.; Dajakaruna, T.; Houghton, T.; Dacey, Simon (International Association for the Development of the Information Society (IADIS), 2017-04-12)
    Programming promotes critical thinking, problem solving and analytic skills through creating solutions that can solve everyday problems. However, learning programming can be a daunting experience for a lot of students. ...