2002 Proceedings


The 15th Annual

Conference 2002

Hamilton New Zealand.

Full Papers
Paper Speakers Page No. Pdf
`Computing the Profession’: Crossing the Chasm with a new Masters Degree in Information Technology Jim Buchan, Tony Clear, John Hughes 13
TEAC Research Funding Proposals Considered Harmful: ICT Research at Risk Tony Clear 21
Multi-dimensional Time, Multi-layered Outputs: A Win-win Solution to the Research-teaching Dilemma Logan Muller, Shiu Ram, Hira Sathu, Beth Jenner, Gerard Lovell, Kay Fielden, May Goh 29
DNA Sequence Analysis: The Development of a Custom Software Tool Tim Hunt, David R. Musgrave 37
Online Teaching Demands Hands-On Commitment Caroline King, Mae McSporran 49
Virtual Machine Technologies and Their Application In The Delivery Of ICT William McEwan 55
KEYNOTE: What, Why, Who and How of Designing for Effective Online Learning Carmel McNaught 63
The Meaning and Measure of User Satisfaction, and its Relationship to the Analyst-user Cognitive Style Differential Michael J. Mullany 73
Management For Success in eCommerce Trevor Nesbit 81
Expanding the Understanding: Transactions and Security Awareness for Ebusiness Students Krassie Petrova, Rowena Sinclair 93
Introducing Programming: A Balanced Approach Christine Prasad, Kay Fielden 101
Applying Rubrics Assessment in Undergraduate Computer Science Education Margot Schuhmacher, Selby Markham 109
School and Business IT Leaders In Action Stuart Selwood 119
Evaluation of Conferencing Technologies For Learning Ranjana Shukla, Donald Joyce 127
Flexidata: Using Metadata Liberally David Warner, Kevin Wilkinson 137
Seeding A Culture Of Innovation And Collaborative Research At The Grassroots Through A Nationally Co-ordinated Centre For Research Excellence Andy Williamson, Samuel Mann 143
Concise papers
Paper Speakers Page No. Pdf
Computer Modelling and Simulation as a Learning Tool: A Preliminary Study of Network Simulation Products Mehdi Asgarkhani 155
E-Learning: Current Trends, Practices and Issues for Future Consideration Mehdi Asgarkhani 161
Experimenting With Web-Based Course Management Applications – As A Tool For Sharing Research Information And Promoting Research Mehdi Asgarkhani, David Weir 165
Games and Activities As A Delivery Tool In Information Systems Classes Bridie Atkins 171
Incorporating and Implementing Industry Certification Material In Pre-existing Tertiary Courses Bridie Atkins 175
Early Warning Systems: Improving Student Retention And Success Deirdre Billings 179
Move Over Solitaire – Here Comes Clipart Breakdown Gwen Blake 185
Keeping in Touch With Industry: How Are We Building and Using Effective Links? Trish Brimblecombe 189
Virtually Teaching At The Front Of The Room Matthew Calcinai, Anita Hinton 193
Integrating ESL Theory in Mainstream Computer Education: Challenges and Changes Barbara Chamberlain 197
The Impact of Assistive Technology on Visually Impaired Computer Users Accessing the Internet Pippa Coard 201
Drobs: Taking The Drag Out Of `Drag `N Drop’ Web Pages Todd Cochrane 211
From Microsoft to Open Systems: Converting a Third Year Web Application Development Course to an Open Systems Platform Stephen Corich 215
A Java Virtual Sound Environment Andrew Eales 219
Developing a Mobile Information Service T.T. Goh, Chris Chen 225
Critique and Conscience of Society: A Case Study of Free Computing Courses Lyn Hart, Hira Sathu 231
Impact Of Web Technologies On E-Learning: A Web Development Perspective William Harvey 235
eGraphic Design Process Kiwi Henare, Raied Salman 241
Cheating, Outsourcing, Plagiarism: A Growing Problem? Donald Joyce 245
Designing, Developing and Delivering Postgraduate Computing Programmes Donald Joyce 249
ICC and CC(I): Twelve Years of Introductory Computing Certificates Donald Joyce,Deirdre Billings, Neil Comins,Kay Fenton, Mae McSporran 253
Five Years Of JACIT: Does It Still Fit? Donald Joyce 257
Surveying the Social Impact of Computers Donald Joyce 259
A Taxonomy of Multimedia Interactions Donald Koh 263
Recognising the Bad Eggs Mike Lopez 267
Bells & Whistles: Learning Programming Principles Through Multimedia Authoring Stephen Lowe 271
More Is Not Always Better Tineke Manford 277
Conversation as a Basis for Interactivity Samuel Mann, Graham McGregor 281
iInNtNeOgVrAaTtIiOoNn Samuel Mann, Peter Brook Russell Hynd 289
Making the Transition – Computer Studies in Year 13 at Burnside High School: A Case Study Chris McCarthy 295
Influencing Web Development Practice: Understanding Through Clarity David McCurdy 303
Making Software Design Applicable John McPhee 307
On-Line Presentations: Real-time Collaboration : Best Fit for Your Classroom Mae McSporran, Zhong Tang 311
Whose Learning Objects ? Iain Morrison, Albert Ip, Alison Young 315
Business Registries Iain Morrison 321
Health Informatics And Patient Care: A Case Study in Collaboration Iain Morrison, Reeva Lederman, Xiaosong Li 331
Ngä Wähine Maori o BCS: Kanohi ki te kanohi Julia Ngatuere, Jenni Tupu Alison Young 337
Group work and Fair Assessment: A Case Study Dale Parsons, Diana Kassabova 341
From Earth to Surf: Deploying Traditional Content in an E-Learning Environment Robyn Pascoe, Allister McLay 349
The Webservices Architecture for Mission Critical Systems: A Case Study John Peppiatt 353
Using a Guitar as a Remote Control for a Computer Dyrol Pomare 357
Using Javascript For Teaching Introductory Programming Paul Roper 361
Wireless Data Communications Systems: Technologies, Challenges and Future Trends Nurul Sarkar 365
Object-Oriented Software for Dynamic Modelling Peter Scott 371
Ebusiness Education: The Second Wave Mali Senapathi, Krassie Petrova 375
Teaching Computer Programming in a Distance Learning Environment Elozor Shneider, Perwaiz Karamat 381
Strategic Information Systems Planning in a NZ Polytechnic: A Case Study David Skelton 385
New Nomads: An Exploration of Wearable Electronics by Otago Rene Smit, Samuel Mann 391
Playing the Game: A Model for Gameness in Interactive Game Based Learning Lesley Smith, Samuel Mann 397
Soft or Hard Boiled: Relevance of Soft Skills for IS Professionals Sarah Snell, Catherine Snell-Siddle, Danette Whitehouse 403
Gender Imbalances in Technology Education: An Analysis of One Programme’s Enrolments John Todd 409
Creating A Digital Learning Object: Aiding Quality Management Delivery Irene Toki 415
Delivery of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in the Ethics and Professionalism Paper (ET200) in the Certificate in Business Computing Michael Verhaart, Allister McLay 419
Migrating To New Technology: Up-skilling To Web Databases Michael Verhaart, John Jamieson 423
Toward the Autonomous Learner: A Design Approach Nick Wempe 427
Student Workplace Contracts: The Tie That Binds Malcolm Wieck 435
A TreeView of Life: Implementing the Linnean Hierarchy Kevin Wilkinson 439

Community Building: Facilitating Successful Online Courses

Stuart Young, Mae McSporran

UNOS Operating System Simulator Zhong Tang 453
Poster papers
Paper Speakers Page No. Pdf
LRAD Commercial Framework for Teaching Systems Analysis and Design Rebecca Blackshaw, Caroline King 462
International Assessment Differences: A Developing Research Topic David Bremer, Krishnan Ponniah 463
BallCam – The Day the World Spun Peter Brook, Samuel Mann 464
Project-Based Delivery and Assessment of NACCQ Qualifications N. G. Catchpole 465
CC Support: Putting the Students First Kay Fielden, Neil Comins, Kay Fenton, Marg Gardiner,Elaine Jackson 466
Learning Research by Example Kay Fielden 467
SECS and IS: Exploring the Common Ground Kay Fielden 468
A.I. In Music Composition Kathiravelu Ganeshan 469
A Student’s Experience of a Class of One Peter Garrett 470
Museum Object Acquisition System Peter Garrett, Chris Rosescu, David Youngman, Justin McCormack, Samuel Mann 471
The Ethics of Challenging the Attitudes and Experiences of Students Joy Gasson, Rene Smit 472
The Influence of Spatial Orientation on Student Performance – A Preliminary Study Randall Gibson 473
`SOAP’ Campbell Gillman, Shannon Maria 474
Teaching Program Design: an e-Learning Module Simone Green, Diane Strode 475
`Make Education More Like a Game – I’ll Play’ Simone Green 476
Java Web Start Josh Halligan, Daniel Oh 477
Setting up IT Programme Relationships with Overseas Providers Tony Herd, Shankar Santhiram 478
Predicting Postgraduate Performance Donald Joyce 479
Research Methods at Postgraduate Level: Why? What? When? How? Donald Joyce, Kay Fielden 480
Evolution Towards Third Generation Wireless Networks Samad S. Kolahi 481
Cautious Approach to Introducing Information Technology into Pacific Island Nations Savae Latu 482
Where To From Here: What Do Students Do When They Leave Us? Brenda Lloyd 483
Universal Design: Punctuation by Speech Synthesis Stephen Lowe 484
Programmed Failure Gerard Lovell 485
Exploring a Support System for Degree Lecturers Samuel Mann, Phil Brophy, Dejan Cekovic, Lesley Smith 486
The Knowledge Wave by Mistake Samuel Mann 487
Novel Approach: Building a Research Culture Through a Book Samuel Mann, Leoni Schmidt, Pat Maguire, Graham McGregor 488
Where To Now? Searching For the Ideal Group Assessment Method Dale Parsons 489
Online Musical Workbooks Dyrol Pomare 490
Faculty Administrators and Student Success – Gaining and Retaining EFTS Sue Pond, Carolyn Nodder 491
A Lesson Plan for Teaching Boolean Expressions Minimisation Nurul Sarkar, Khaleel Petrus 492
www.grabagrad.co.nz: A Website for Graduates Carmen Sim, Ben Singh-Cosgrave, Darlene Willaims, Phil Baskerville, Samuel Mann, Russell Hynd 493
e-Fence Carmen Sim, Peter Brook, Samuel Mann, Joshua Smith, Graeme Youngman, John Corkery 494
eSignature Carmen Sim, Susan Blakeley, Wayne Johnston, Russell Hynd 495
Occupational Therapy Decision Simulation Phil Brophy, Pam Murphy, Samuel Mann, Carmen Sim 496
Automating Student Evaluation Lesley Smith, Dale Parsons 497
Class for One Lesley Smith 498
XML Database Lesley Smith, Samuel Mann Matthew Hamilton 499
UML Usage In Industry In The Wellington Region Diane Strode 500
Towards a Putative NACCQ Anthem: Ten `Puters Tony Clear 501