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  • Crossing the game threshold: A system for teaching basic programming constructs

    Bromwich, Kohl; Masoodian, Masood; Rogers, Bill (ACM, 2012)
    Teaching elementary programming is a difficult and often frustrating process. Many students fail to grasp the basic concepts and drop out of their programmes of study. Although visual languages with some form of game element ...
  • DeepDocument: use of a multi-layered display to provide context awareness in text editing

    Masoodian, Masood; McKoy, Sam; Rogers, Bill; Ware, David (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2004-02)
    The most commonly used view in word processing software shows only the paragraphs of text immediately adjacent to the cursor position. Generally this is appropriate, for example when composing a single paragraph. However, ...
  • Designing a serious game for community-based disease prevention in the Amazon

    Luz, Saturnino; Masoodian, Masood; Cesario, Manuel; Cesario, Raquel Rangel; Rogers, Bill (ACM, 2014)
    Many developing regions around the world rely on community-based healthcare strategies and practices to deal with prevention and control of often neglected diseases, by educating the local population and healthcare ...
  • Development and application of large interactive display surfaces

    Apperley, Mark; Dahlberg, Barry; Jeffries, Amos; Paine, Lance; Phillips, Malcolm; Rogers, Bill (2001)
    Recent hardware developments have made possible the construction of relatively inexpensive large interactive display surfaces (LIDS). We have built prototype systems with office whiteboard sized displays using off-the-shelf ...
  • Digital libraries unfurled: supporting the New Zealand flag debate

    Thomas, Brandon M.; Stewart, Joanna M.; Bainbridge, David; Nichols, David M.; Rogers, Bill; Holmes, Geoffrey (Springer, 2015)
    This article reports on the development of an interactive web environment, backed by a digital library, that supports the creation of new flag designs. Specifically, it supports the user through an iterative design process, ...