• S.A.R.A.: synesthetic augmented reality application 

    Benitez, Margarita; Vogl, Markus (Textile and Design Lab and Colab at Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
    S.A.R.A. (synesthetic augmented reality application) is an App exploring the potential of using a mobile device as a unique and wearable musical interface. S.A.R.A. was originally developed as a standalone App to translate ...
  • Sacking, staffing and supervision in commercial hospitality 

    Poulston, J (Sociological Association of Aotearoa N.Z. (SAANZ), 2004)
    Anecdotally, hospitality has a reputation for poor ethical standards, and preliminary results from this doctoral study indicate such a reputation is well founded. However, the expected crimes of sexual harassment, theft, ...
  • Sacred joy at birth: a hermeneutic phenomenology study 

    Crowther, Susan (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
    There is an increasing secularisation of birth and reliance on technology in the western maternity context. Growing from a concern that something of significance at birth was being hidden or lost, this study explores the ...
  • Sacrilization of Secular Pilgrimages As Archetypal Transformational Journeys: Advancing Theory Through Emic and Etic Interpretations 

    Lloyd, ST (Inderscience, 2015)
    This paper advances pilgrimage tourism theory, particularly religious/secular and sacred/profane dimensions. Documenting the case of the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, this study examines relationships to Jungian archetypal ...
  • Safe enough? The working experiences of New Zealand children 

    Anderson, Danaё Meredith (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
    ‘Serious work in social legislation begins always with the protection of children’ Albert Thomas, first director of the ILO (ILO, 1931: i) The experience of New Zealand children in their working lives is a traditionally ...
  • Safe harbours, closed borders? New Zealand legal and policy responses to climate displacement in the South Pacific 

    Rive, VJC (Te Piringa - Faculty of Law, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2014)
    It is expected that by the mid-late century, large numbers of people facing increased environmental, economic and other pressures associated with climate change will respond by leaving their homes and communities to relocate ...
  • Safe practices and methods of sharps waste disposal in health facilities in the Western Highlands province of Papua New Guinea 

    Kerepa, Sabina Benesa (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
    Safe practice and use of appropriate methods for safe management and disposal of sharps waste are important infection control and prevention activities in health care facilities around the world including those in Western ...
  • Sailitofa: Samoan-born teachers’ perspectives of ICT in Aoga Amata 

    Kesi, Fa'atamalii (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
    The rapid growth of information communication technology (ICT) is evident in our society today. Few studies in early childhood education (ECE) have been accumulated to explore the relevancy in the integration of ICT in ...
  • The salesperson's role in the realisation of the potential value of a business buyer-seller relationship 

    Zhang, Annie Liqin (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
    This research investigates which salespeople’s relationship activities in a business-to-business buyer-seller relationship influence the level at which the buyer’s resources are accessed and used for the benefit of both ...
  • Salient elements in novice solutions to code writing problems 

    Whalley, J; Clear, Tony; Robbins, P; Thompson, E (Australian Computer Society, 2011)
    This paper presents an approach to the evaluation of novice programmers' solutions to code writing problems. The first step was the development a framework comprised of the salient elements, or programming constructs, used ...
  • Salt of our blood 

    Elsmore-Neilson, Mary (AUT University, 2013)
    My creative work of the heroine's journey in Salt Of Our Blood originated when I noticed the absence of independent strong matriarchal characters and realized the predominance of the stories of patriarchal male heroes such ...
  • Sam and Susana 

    Heath, Tim (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
    My novel, ‘Sam and Susana’ is set in Auckland in 1968. The story centres on the developing relationship between two students: Sam, a 21 year old from a middle class palagi family, and Susana, a Samoan girl from Otara. When ...
  • Samoa: Exploring the Linkages Between Climate Change and Population Movements 

    Flores-Palacios, Ximena (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
    This Samoan study explores people’s experiences and understandings of climate change, including whether and how climate-related factors have influenced internal and international mobility patterns in the last 30 years. ...
  • Sampling the error: research into underrepresented groups in computing 

    Clear, Tony (ICER 2011, 2011)
    There has been considerable handwringing over time about the unbalanced proportions of women and ‘minority’ students in computing courses. Unfortunately CS Education researchers do not find themselves in a strong position ...
  • ‘Sandcastles’ & ‘The Postmodern Rules For Family Living’ 

    Fee, Roderick Harold (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
    The exegesis accompanies a thesis, the latter being the portfolio of work consisting of two parts, each being a completed first draft of a novel written during the Masters of Creative Writing course: Part 1: ‘Sandcastles’ ...
  • Santa Course 

    Cheung, Chi Tat Joseph (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
    The fantasy novel Santa Course, begins with the main character, Leslie Florence, content, and living in Auckland. He has a good job as a civil pilot, a lovely wife Laura and a lovely son Jack. One evening, Leslie goes ...
  • Savings for irrational humans: a design meets psychology approach 

    Harvey, Kirsty Eleanor (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
    ‘Being good with money’, making good financial decisions or managing money well sounds relatively simple, or at least a simple problem to fix. We all know we should probably budget, shouldn’t spend beyond our means or get ...
  • Scaffolding, the zone of proximal development, and novice programmers 

    Awbi, NK; Whalley, JL; Philpott, A (CITRENZ, 2015)
    The work, which is part of a doctoral research project, reported here aims to explore the learning strategies that novice computer programmers adopt when writing code, the ways in which they integrate knowledge, and the ...
  • Scale – Time – Complexity: engaging, entangling, and communicating ecology 

    Jamieson, N; Denton, A; Reay, S (International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), 2012)
    This project proposes a forum for discussion that questions how we engage with our ecology. The panel will be framed within an acknowledgment of scale, time, and complexity as an entry point into a conversation about our ...
  • Scattering of daily solutions of the GEONET GPS site ellipsoidal height and baseline length changes 

    Takiguchi, H; Fukuda, Y (Geodetic Society of Japan, 2001)
    We investigated scattering of the GPS site coor dinates and baseline length changes using daily GEONET solutions. We first calculated baseline length changes from the daily coordinates, and then calculated their standard ...