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  • 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. ...
  • Adaptive document image skew estimation 

    Rezaei, S.B.; Shanbehzadeh, J.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (International Association of Engineers (IAENG), 2017-03)
    The skew of the scanned document image is inevitable, and its correction improves the performance of document recognition systems. Skew specifies the text lines deviation from the horizontal or vertical axes. To date, skew ...
  • Healthy Deaf Mind Seminar Series. Feedback summary and analysis. Coalition of Deaf Mental Health Professionals, Auckland. 

    Bridgman, Geoffrey; Sainsbury, C. (Coalition of Deaf Mental Health Professionals, 2016-03-14)
    The Healthy Deaf Minds Aotearoa conference took place in Auckland (20th), Wellington (24th) and Christchurch (30th) in November 2015. 196 people attended across the 3 venues including a small group of CDMHP members who ran ...
  • Report on the Banishing Bullying Together projects in McLaren Park / Henderson South 

    Bridgman, Geoffrey (Violence Free Communities, 2015)
    Te Punanga Haumaru funding supports whanau and community driven action that encourages positive social behaviour in children and young people, and reduces the incidence of bullying. The Violence Free Communities Banishing ...
  • Biosecurity awareness of ferry passengers travelling to islands in the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. 

    Fraser, Diane; Dabb, H.; Graham, C. (Auckland Council Environmental Sciences (Biosecurity), 2016)
    Protection of the islands of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park, particularly those that are ‘Pest Free’, from the impacts of invasive organisms is vital for the ongoing management of New Zealand native species. It is well known ...
  • Middle leaders matter. White paper 

    Robson, J.; Bassett, M. (May, 2017-05)
    Middle leaders in Aotearoa New Zealand schools hold a pivotal role in leading the teaching and learning activities that determine the success of educational outcomes (Ministry of Education, 2012). Most middle leaders find ...
  • Digital DIY : EdFab Project 

    Patel, Yusef; McMeel, D. (Construction in the 21st Century (CITC), 2015-05)
    The widespread availability of automated fabrication tools is rising dramatically. Entry-level CNC routers, robotics and 3D printers can be a cost effective machinery for small to medium sized enterprises to implement. The ...
  • MPHS future discussion - a snapshot of MPHS : 2001 and 2013 census and stories and dialogues from MPHS 

    Bridgman, Geoffrey (2014)
    PART 1: Comparison between the 2001 and 2013 Census data ;Population and culture ; Smoking, partners, home ownership ; Religion and qualifications ; Individual income ; Employment and occupation ; Hours of work, travel, ...
  • A Theory-ology of mobile learning : operationalizing learning theories with mobile activities 

    MacCallum, K.; Parsons, D. (International Association for Mobile Learning (IAmLearn), 2016-10)
    Theory is often neglected when planning and analysing mobile learning projects, beyond perhaps a brief but unexamined list of learning theories in the introductions to articles. Theory is, however, important since it ...
  • Transnational Samoan chiefs: views of the Faamatai (Chiefly System) 

    Anae, M.; Tominiko, Falaniko; Fetui, V.; Lima, I. (Centre for Samoan Studies, National University of Samoa, 2017-03-22)
    Sāmoans make up the largest Pacific population in New Zealand, the United States and Australia. Family networks remain strong between diasporic Sāmoans and their homeland, and through these networks social, political and ...
  • Critical Chain Project Management - an abductive view. 

    Mabin, V.; Mirzaei, Maryam (2016-12)
    Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) has been a controversial topic with extreme opinions on its merits. While there are many reports of dramatic improvements in many project contexts, there have also been claims ...
  • Sound of silence. How can an architectural proposition enhance and promote ecological conservation, while facilitating an educated interaction between wildlife and humans? 

    Smith, Hannah (2017)
    If the iconic kiwi species became extinct would the nation mourn its loss? Effects of climate change, increasing populations, and expanding urban landscapes has contributed to the degeneration of our diverse and fragile ...
  • Advancing practical theory : a phronetic analysis of environmental participation and decision-making in NZ 

    Dodson, Giles; Palliser, A. (CreateSpace, 2016-07)
    Despite widespread support of collaborative and participatory approaches to environmental management internationally, understandings of such approaches are frequently simplistic and even idealised (McCallum, Hughey and ...
  • Progress report on a proposed theory for software development 

    Kirk, D.C.; MacDonell, S.G. (2015-07)
    There is growing acknowledgement within the software engineering community that a theory of software development is needed to integrate the myriad methodologies that are currently popular, some of which are based on opposing ...
  • Investigating a conceptual construct for software context 

    Kirk, D.; MacDonell, S.G. (ACM DL (Digital Library), 2014-05-13)
    A growing number of empirical software engineering researchers suggest that a complementary focus on theory is required if the discipline is to mature. A first step in theory-building involves the establishment of suitable ...
  • Sustainably yours : community development and a sustainably just future – ACDA and IACD Conference Proceedings 

    Jennings, Anne; Aaron, Nicole; Calvin, James R.; Robeson, Bonnie L.; Chakravarti, Dipankar; Baker, John; Tong, Dalton; Sheats, Daniel W.; Purcell, Anne; Mann, Samuel; Eden-Mann, Phoebe; Smith, Lesley; Ker, Glenys; Osborne, Phil; Crawford, Philip Alexander (Unitec ePress, 2017-07-12)
    The 2017 International Association for Community Development (IACD) and Aotearoa Community Development Association’s (ACDA) joint Community Development Conference was held at Unitec in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland from 15-17 ...
  • The transnational matai and the foreign homeland : does the Toloa still return to the water? 

    Tominiko, Falaniko; Anae, M.; Fetui, V.; Lima, I. (2016)
    The matai and the fanua are explicitly interconnected. The matai not only get their mandate to rule from their aiga, but also from the land to which their aiga and title belong. At the bestowal of their matai title, the ...
  • Integrated marketing communication strategies for SME firms in the tourism sector in Laos 

    Vongkhamheng, Latdaphone (2017)
    In today’s business environment, marketing communication plays an important role in business competitiveness enhancement. It refers to all methods that companies use to communicate with their consumers with the purpose of ...