Jul 202016
 

The awards were judged by Noel Bridgeman and Donald Joyce, who began judging each category by confirming the criteria to be applied.

Student Poster (judged on quality of poster and extended abstract)
Winner: Tilottama Karnik, Shafiq Alam and Sarita Pais
“Mining NZQA’s External Evaluation and Review data”

Staff Poster (judged on quality of poster and extended abstract)
Winner: Premalatha Sampath
“Perceptions of pair programming: Boon or bane? A student survey”
Commendation: Kevin Shedlock
“Connecting Maori to their past through virtual world computing: Re-visiting European contact using immersive realities in New Zealand”

Collaborative Research (authors at different institutions when research conducted)
Winner: Dobrila Lopez and Mike Lopez
“University student expectations of NZQA levels”
Commendation: Kabas Albakry, Alistair Hookings and Tanveer Hossain
“Experiential learning for improving student engagement in a project management course”
Special Mention: Markus Westner, David Skelton and Johannes Tinat
“Enhancing students’ IS offshoring capabilities: An international blended teaching concept”
 
Educational Innovation (evaluation of innovative educational approach)
Winner: Tema Fenton-Coyle, Luke Tomes and Nigel Studdart
“Digitally tika, digital natives: Digital needs and education of the Pehiaweri community”
Commendation: Stephanie Day and Michael Verhaart
“Beyond wi-fi: Using mobile devices for gxlearning in the field”

Best Paper
Winner: Dipendra Ghimire, Shirley Gibbs and Stuart Charters
“Software development team views of success factors in Agile projects”
Commendation: Dobrila Lopez and Mike Lopez
“University student expectations of NZQA levels”
Commendation: Tema Fenton-Coyle, Luke Tomes and Nigel Studdart
“Digitally tika, digital natives: Digital needs and education of the Pehiaweri community”
Special Mention: Binglan Han and Michael Watts
“Predicting the academic performance of international students on an ongoing basis”

May 072015
 
CITRENZ Background:
The Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ) was formed as an organisation in 2010 following a review of the role of the the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACCQ).

The NACCQ was founded in 1988 as a result of a review of the national qualifications in data processing and information technology… [more]

CITRENZ is an unincorporated society with charitable status. To see the details of the organisation on the charities commission web site click here.

Rules & Regulations
These rules and regulations govern CITRENZ at present however they are being updated in light of the new MROQ Programmes of Study. They will be completed when we have clarification from NZQA on collaborative accreditation and approval.
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JACIT
The Journal of Applied Computing and Information Technology (JACIT) is an open-access online journal with a focus on new and emerging research related to applied computing and information technology… [more]

Important information for employers
needing people with computing skills

A booklet is available containing information for employers about computing and information technology qualifications offered by New Zealand polytechnics and institutes of technology. .. [download PDF]

Job Vacancies
Have a job vacancy? Post a job advert here! Looking for a position? Visit the Forum! … [more]