Browsing by Author "Vanderschantz, Nicholas"

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  • A log analysis study of 10 years of ebook consumption in academic library collections

    Littlewood, Haley; Hinze, Annika; Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Timpany, Claire; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Springer, 2014)
    Even though libraries have been offering eBooks for more than a decade, very little is known about eBook access and consumption in academic library collections. This paper addresses this gap with a log analysis study of ...
  • Academics’ experience of online reading lists and the use of reading list notes

    Kumara, P. P. N. V.; Hinze, Annika; Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Timpany, Claire (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2024-01-12)
    Reading Lists Systems are widely used in tertiary education as a pedagogical tool and for tracking copyrighted material. This paper explores academics' experiences with reading lists and in particular the use of reading ...
  • Action partnership research design: A new research methodology

    Nesset, Valerie; Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Stewart-Robertson, Owen; Davis, Elisabeth C. (2022)
    Despite suggestions within LIS literature that users are active stakeholders in research, particularly in such areas as participatory design, examination of the findings indicates that this is not always the case. This is ...
  • Analysing interaction in children's digital books

    Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Timpany, Claire (Common Ground Publishing, 2012)
    Pedagogical practices in formal educational settings, together with the nature of communication technologies in a variety of digital media, mean that children will encounter screen-based learning opportunities in both ...
  • An AR memory app based on Māori mnemonic aids

    Taia, Ivy; Hinze, Annika; Vanderschantz, Nicholas (BCS Learning and Development Ltd, 2018)
    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a world-wide “silent epidemic” causing a variety of memory issues for those affected. Although several software approaches aim to aid memory recollection, they are inadequate for many TBI ...

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  • Visualising Location-Based Information using Augmented Reality

    Zhang, Qimo (The University of Waikato, 2023)
    The use of augmented reality extends navigation in location-based mobile applications. This thesis introduces the concept of narrative navigation and describes the design and testing of four mobile application prototypes ...
  • Enhancing online reading lists for tertiary education

    Peramuna Pathirage, Nandana Vijaya Kumara (The University of Waikato, 2023)
    Reading lists are a pedagogical tool widely used in tertiary education. Reading lists may provide pedagogical ‘scaffolding’ in which academics offer support to students through signposting and rich annotation on required ...
  • What is Māori typography?

    Kennedy, Nikki Eileen (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Te Reo Māori was traditionally an oral language similar to many indigenous cultures. Writing systems were not familiar to Māori until 1769 where Māori were introduced to the written language by Pākehā. Early Māori writing ...
  • User preferences for the design of interfaces for library search pages

    Feng, Chun (University of Waikato, 2017)
    As the digital revolution continues and the use of the Internet further develops, digital libraries have become an important tool for communication and development of digital culture during the Internet era. Digital libraries ...
  • How Interface Elements for Page Turning in eBooks Affect Reader Preference

    Huang, Jiao (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Whether we are young or old, all of us have read many kinds of books and articles from an early age. Reading has influenced us at different stages of our lives, and with the development of modern technology, various kinds ...

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