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  • Video ethics and young children

    White, Elizabeth Jayne (SpringerLink, 2017)
    This editorial starts an important discussion concerning the contemporary use of video that involves young children, including infants, in an age of visual culture within the open learned society that comprises the Video ...
  • Literature review on motor skill and physical activity in preschool children in New Zealand

    Ali, Ajmol; Pigou, Deborah; Clarke, Linda; McLachlan, Claire (Scientific Research Publishing, 2017)
    Children’s physical activity levels have decreased significantly over the past 20 - 30 years, coinciding with obesity rates reaching epidemic levels. There is little research into typically developing preschool (birth to ...
  • Technological unemployment: Educating for the fourth industrial revolution

    Peters, Michael A. (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2017)
    This paper reviews recent the concerns and discussion about technological unemployment focusing on the trope “the robots are coming” and beginning with reference to the World Summit (2015) devoted to the issue. There is ...
  • Study on Low-cost Alternatives for Synthesising Powder Metallurgy Titanium and Titanium Alloys

    Raynova, Stiliana (Stella) Rousseva (University of Waikato, 2017)
    The aim of this work was to carry out research about cost effective ways for synthesising powder metallurgy Ti and Ti alloys. This was done: using low cost Ti powders produced by the hydrogenation dehydrogenation (HDH) ...
  • The level of voluntary disclosure by Malaysian listed family-controlled companies

    Md Zaini, Syeliya Binti (University of Waikato, 2017)
    The purpose of this research is to develop a best practice framework of voluntary disclosure for family-controlled companies in Malaysia. This study identifies the level of voluntary disclosure by Malaysian listed ...
  • Tongan Business Obligation: Across a sea of enterprise

    Fili, Rosemarie Louise (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Dubbed as the only remaining monarchy in the South Pacific. The Kingdom of Tonga seeks to provide a unique history, tradition and culture. Economically though, Tonga comes in as one of the ‘least developed countries’ in ...
  • Community Resilience of People of Kampong Kamal Muara, North Jakarta, Indonesia

    Mayasari, Rini (University of Waikato, 2017)
    This research focuses on the resilience to flooding events of the people of Kampong Kamal Muara, in North Jakarta, Indonesia. Flooding has been a major threat in coastal cities in Indonesia. The coastal areas are considered ...
  • The Waikato Data Privacy Matrix

    Scoon, Craig (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Data privacy is an expected right of most citizens around the world, but there are many legislative challenges within boundary-less cloud computing and World Wide Web environments. Despite its importance, there is limited ...
  • Inhibitors to the Organisational Adoption of Gamification

    Jefferies, Dannette Louise (University of Waikato, 2017)
    This study looks at how organisations can use technology to engage, motivate, and reward staff by embedding game-like elements into business applications and processes through a phenomenon called gamification. Gamification ...
  • The International Law Gaze: The ICSID Award in Philip Morris v Uruguay and the Near End of the “Aesthetic Experience”.

    Alvarez-Jimenez, Alberto (LexisNexis, 2017)
    It was the large economic value of tobacco’s “aesthetic experience” that Philip Morris (PM) sought to preserve in its litigation against Uruguay before an international tribunal operating under the jurisdiction of the ...
  • An analysis of U-Value as a measure of variability

    Kong, Xiuyuan; McEwan, James S.A.; Bizo, Lewis A.; Foster, T. Mary (The Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI), 2017)
    The variability in behavior has frequently been assessed using a measure known as the U-value. Of concern in this article were the limits and constraints on U-value as a measure of variability. The relation between the ...
  • Quaker Peace Testimony and Pacifism

    McKeogh, Colm (2017)
    This paper looks at the Peace Testimony of Quakers (the Religious Society of Friends) and argues that, although Quakerism is commonly seen as pacifist (in some sense of that term) by many both within and without the Society, ...
  • After the Civilian: Compassion in a changing politico-military context

    McKeogh, Colm (2017)
    This paper looks at political, military and technological challenges to the rule against targeting civilians in war. Neither the concept nor the reality of the civilian offer the clarity once assumed. The paper argues that ...
  • On the Matter of Kava: From the Past to the Present to the Future

    Māhina, Hūfanga ‘Ōkusitino (The University of Waikato, 2017)
    Paradoxically, it is thought that people in Tonga specifically and the Moana Pacific generally walk forward (‘alu ki mu‘a) into the past (kuongamu‘a “age-in-the-front”) and, at the same timespace, walk backward (‘alu ki ...
  • The cultural classroom: The faikava as an epistemological site for teaching and learning

    Fehoko, Edmond S. (The University of Waikato, 2017)
    My Masters research explored the experiences and perceptions of New Zealand-born Tongan males who participate in the faikava (kava-drinking). The faikava is a well-known ceremonial cultural practice that in recent times ...
  • Tongan men talk when the language (talanoa) and context (faikava) are Tongan

    Vaka, Sione (The University of Waikato, 2017)
    In Tongan society, Tongan males have the authority, while Tongan females hold the senior ranks in society. Other roles and responsibilities, including father, leader, provider, protector, negotiator, communicator, mentor ...
  • Libation and sacrifice in the Samoan ‘ava ceremony

    Refiti, Albert L. (The University of Waikato, 2017)
    This presentation is an analysis of Samoan oral stories connected to the ‘ava ceremony. These foundational stories have an important connection to the role blood sacrifice played in pre ‘ava and post ‘ava Samoa. Dr Refiti ...
  • My experience as a female Tongan kava drinker

    Ma’u, Ikanamoe (The University of Waikato, 2017)
    This presentation explains the cultural values and social significance of faikava from a Tongan female’s perspective. Tongan woman kava use is a present although often hidden and controversial practice. Because of this, ...
  • Faikava Navigation: Space for critical discussions about identity in diaspora

    Hernandez, Daniel (The University of Waikato, 2017)
    This presentation explores a broad sense of diaspora drawing from both Mayan and Tongan concepts of time and space to explore these experiences. Additionally, Lucky Dube's song, The Other Side, is used as a framework for ...
  • Kava Haus Ltd: Distributor of innovative kava products

    Hau, Koloa (The University of Waikato, 2017)
    Koloa Hau presents on why and how Kava Haus Ltd was created, where he see opportunities in the marketplace and the challenges ahead. The presentation also showcases current kava products from overseas manufacturers that ...