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  • Video observations of beach cusp morphodynamics

    Almar, Rafael; Coco, Giovanni; Bryan, Karin R.; Huntley, D.A.; Short, A.D.; Senechal, Nadia (Elsevier, 2008)
    Beach cusps are a common feature of steep reflective and intermediate beaches. Although many observations of beach cusp spacing exist, there are few observations quantifying the incipient formation, evolution and eventual ...
  • Video support for shared work-space interaction – an empirical study

    Masoodian, Masood; Apperley, Mark; Frederikson, Lesley (Department of Computer Science, The University of Waikato, 1995)
    A study has been carried out to identify the effects of different human-to-human communication modes on dyadic computer supported group work. A pilot study evaluated an available shared work-space software system, supplemented ...
  • Video-based detection of shorelines at complex mesomacro tidal beaches

    Almar, R.; Ranasinghe, R.; Snchal, N.; Bonneton, P.; Roelvink, D.; Bryan, Karin R.; Marieu, V.; Parisot, J-P. (Coastal Education and Research Foundation (CERF), 2012)
    Remote video imagery is widely used to acquire measurements of intertidal topography by means of shoreline detection, but, up to now, problems of accuracy were still encountered in the challenging case of energetic waves ...
  • Video-based road commentary training improves hazard perception of young drivers in a dual task

    Isler, Robert B.; Starkey, Nicola J.; Williamson, Amy Rose (Elsevier Ltd, 2009)
    This study used a video-based hazard perception dual task to compare the hazard perception skills of young drivers with middle aged, more experienced drivers and to determine if these skills can be improved with video-based ...
  • Video-rate or high-precision: A flexible range imaging camera

    Dorrington, Adrian A.; Cree, Michael J.; Carnegie, Dale A.; Payne, Andrew D.; Conroy, Richard M.; Godbaz, John Peter; Jongenelen, Adrian P.P. (SPIE Vol. 6813, 68130M, 2008)
    A range imaging camera produces an output similar to a digital photograph, but every pixel in the image contains distance information as well as intensity. This is useful for measuring the shape, size and location of objects ...
  • Video-recording for therapeutic purposes in couple counselling

    Depree, Jim (University of Waikato, 2016)
    The challenges of producing fair and respectful relationships sometimes takes couples to counselling. Problematic and taken-for-granted, individualistic, adversarial and gendered discursive practices continue to get in the ...
  • Vietnamese teachers’ self-efficacy in teaching English as a foreign language

    Phan, Nga Thi Tuyet; Locke, Terry (Emerald, 2016)
    Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore the influence of culture on the sense of self-efficacy in teaching English as a Foreign Language of a group of university teachers in Vietnam. Research exploring the ...
  • A view of computer music from New Zealand: Auckland, Waikato and the Asia/Pacific connection

    Dart, William; Elmsly, John; Whalley, Ian (Cambridge University Press, 2001)
    Dealing predominantly with ‘art music’ aspects of electroacoustic music practice, this paper looks at cultural, aesthetic, environmental and technical influences on current and emerging practices from the upper half of the ...
  • Viewing restorative approaches to addressing challenging behaviour of minority ethnic students through a community of practice lens

    Wearmouth, Janice; Berryman, Mere (Routedge, 2012)
    The disproportionately high rates of school exclusion and lower levels of academic achievement of students from particular minority ethnic groups have been a focus of investigation in educational research across the world ...
  • Viewing the world through a wider lens: Māori and council planning documents

    Kennedy, Nathan (IGCI, The University of Waikato, 2008-07-30)
    My effort to convey an iwi perspective on environmental resource management - what we call kaitiakitanga – should highlight for new planners about to enter the profession that the environmental perspectives of hapū and ...
  • Viewpoints on the Veldt: The Attitudes and Opinions of New Zealand Soldiers during the South African War, 1899-1902

    Nicholson, Blair (University of Waikato, 2012)
    The purpose of this study was to take a critical look at the attitudes and beliefs of New Zealander who served in the South African War, 1899-1902, through a close and critical reading of letters, diaries and reminiscences ...
  • A virtual community of practice approach to teacher professional development and learning

    Keown, Paul Ashley (The University of Waikato, 2009)
    Research over a long period has suggested that professional development and learning for teachers often produces disappointing results. Recent theory suggests that teacher professional learning presented within a situated ...
  • Virtual numbers for virtual machines?

    Tan, Alan Y.S.; Ko, Ryan K.L.; Mendiratta, Veena (IEEE, 2014)
    Knowing the number of virtual machines (VMs) that a cloud physical hardware can (further) support is critical as it has implications on provisioning and hardware procurement. However, current methods for estimating the ...
  • Virtual spaces and networks in Geographical Education and research

    Chalmers, Lex (Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2009)
    This paper relates developments in the use of Internet-based communication technologies to contemporary exchanges of geographical ideas and content. A brief history of the Internet provides the basis for a review of uses ...
  • Virtual team learning: An introductory study team exercise

    Clark, Delwyn N.; Gibb, Jenny L. (Sage Publications, 2006)
    This article outlines the design, implementation, and evaluation of an innovative virtual team exercise. Cognitive, affective, and action-learning outcomes highlight the relevance of this grounded experiential exercise for ...
  • Virtue and argument: Taking character into account

    Bowell, Tracy; Kingsbury, Justine (University of Windsor, 2013)
    In this paper we consider the prospects for an account of good argument that takes the character of the arguer into consideration. We conclude that although there is much to be gained by identifying the virtues of the good ...
  • Virtue and self-interest

    Hardwicke, Tery Vance (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    Why be moral? One possible, and compelling answer is that to act morally is in an agent's self-interest. Such an answer can be either elevationist (broadly speaking the Aristotelian/Platonic approach) where self-interest ...
  • Virtue Ethics and Corporate Governance

    Grant, Patricia Louise (University of Waikato, 2013)
    The purpose of this interpretative phenomenological study was to explore directors’ lived experience of ethics in their task of corporate governance so as to capture some of the multiple facets of this phenomenon: specifically ...
  • Viruses without vaccines, or valuing indigenous research? The tensions of introducing Western research assessment practices into an indigenous university

    Bruce Ferguson, Pip (2012)
    Over my past twenty-five years of educational practice, I have striven to develop a better understanding of indigenous ways of being and doing (in New Zealand’s case, this involves the values and knowledge of Māori). I ...
  • A visceral approach: cooking ‘at home’ with migrant women in Hamilton, New Zealand

    Longhurst, Robyn; Johnston, Lynda; Ho, Elsie (Wiley, 2010)
    People’s visceral experiences of food – the tastes, textures and aromas – can tell us a great deal about their emotional and affective relations with place. Questions of bodies and embodiment are increasingly becoming a ...