James Oldfield

Academic Advisor
Te Puna Ako
Location: Building 180, Room 2003

Qualifications

MCom Auck., BCom Auck., CertHe Unitec

Profile

James joined the school in Semester Two 2001. He teaches and co-ordinates Information Systems and Applications and Accounting Information Systems.

His current research interests are in the use of Web2.0 Tools and Mobile Learning. This reseach has specifically focused recently on the use of iPad like devices in education and educational games. James is currently working towards a PhD in Education.

James is currently the Departments e-Learning Community Coordinators, a member of the Institution and Faculty Learning and Teaching committees and is the Department's liaison to the IT Department.

Supervised thesis projects

Siharath, Manivone (2012). Potential best practice for improving the access to development finance by SMEs in Lao PDR
Sumphonphakdy, Suksamon (2011). Which practical models could be implemented for human resource management to retain senior managers in the Lao financial services industry?
Singh, Jai (2010). Identifying and managing the impact of stress during organisational restructuring

Publications

Cochrane, T., Narayan, V., & Oldfield, J. (2015). Emerging technologies in New Zealand: A pedagogical framework for mobile social media. V. Bozalek, D. Ng'ambi, D. Wood, J. Herrington, J. Hardman & A. Amory, New York, USA.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2838

Oldfield, J., Rainsbury, E., Slessor, A., Dassanayake, W., and Coveny, R. (2014). iBus: Embedding mobile learning in a Bachelor of Business Programme. Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Accounting Education Special Interest Group Symposium, Auckland, New Zealand.

Oldfield, J., Dassanayake, W., and Kearns, N. (2014). iBus: Perceptions of the rise of mobile learning in a business degree. Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ascilite) Conference, 23-26 November, Dunedin. New Zealand.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2878

Du Plessis, A., Sumphonphakdy, S., Oldfield, J., and Marriott, J. (2014). People as a source of competitive advantage during recruitment and retention of senior managers in financial services sectors in Laos. World Business and Economics Research Conference, 24-25 February, Auckland, New Zealand.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2879

Oldfield, J., Perkins, M., Turton, L., McCurdy, D., and Gussey, A. (2014). Unitec Institute of Technology Case Studies. Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ascilite) Conference, 23-26 November, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Oldfield, J., McKnight, C., Goundar, N., Stewart, J., and Slessor, A. (2014). Shades of Grey 2.0: Ethics Education Gaming. Whitireia Auckland Research Symposium, 4 September, Auckland, New Zealand.

Oldfield, J., McKnight, C., Stewart, J., Goundar, N., and Slessor, A. (2014). Shades of Grey 2.0: Educational Gaming for Ethics. Auckland Region Accounting (ARA) Conference, 4 December, Auckland, New Zealand.

Oldfield, J., and Herrington, J. (2013). Augmenting learning reality: iPads and software as cognitive tools. Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference, 1-4 December, Sydney, Australia.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2711

Cochrane, T., Narayan, V., and Oldfield, J. (2013). iPadagogy: Appropriating the iPad within Pedagogical Contexts. International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation. (Vol. 7 (1)).

Du Plessis, A., Sumphonphakdy, S., Oldfield, J., and Botha, C. (2013). Competitive advantage: recruitment and retention of senior managers in financial sectors in Laos. Journal of Community Positive Practices (Vol. 13 (2)).

Oldfield, J., and Herrington, J. (2012). Mobilising authentic learning. Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference. 25-28 November, Wellington, New Zealand. ISBN 978-0-473-22989-4.

Oldfield, J. (2012). Mobilising authentic learning. Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference. 25-28 November, Wellington, New Zealand. ISBN 978-0-473-22989-4. http://www.ascilite2012.org/page.php?31. .

Oldfield, J.D., and Duncan, D. (2012). Online ePortfolios: Bringing the learning to the student's own virtual space. New Zealand Applied Business Education Conference, 1-3 October, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Oldfield, J., and Cochrane, T. (2011). Equipping Lecturers for the iRevolution. Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference, 4-7 December, Tasmania, Australia.

Oldfield, J., and Duncan, D. (2011). iBusiness: Towards a model for the use of the iPad in business education. New Zealand Applied Business Education Conference, 10-12 October, Nelson, New Zealand.

Oldfield, J. (2011). Please switch your cellphones on for the duration of the class. New Zealand Applied Business Education Conference, 10-12 October, Nelson, New Zealand.

Cochrane, T., Narayan, V., and Oldfield, J. (2011). iPadagogy: Appropriating the iPad within Pedagogical Contexts. World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn), 18-21 October, Beijing, China.

du Plessis, A., Singh, J., and Oldfield, J. (2011). Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage: The Engaging of Human Resources Management during Restructuring in a Tertiary Institution. Southern Africa Institute of Management Scientists (SAIMS) Conference, 11-14 September, Durban, South Africa.

Oldfield, J., Cochrane, T., and Duncan, D. (2011). Making the Case for the iPad. International Conference on eLearning Futures (ICELF), 30 Nov-1 Dec, Unitec, New Zealand.

Cochrane, T., and Oldfield, J. (2011). iPadagogy2.0: Exploring the affordances of the iPad for student-generated media production. Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference, 4-7 December, Tasmania, Australia.

Oldfield, J. D. (2010). Apple iPad in education - Magic Bullet? New Zealand Applied Business Education Conference, 27 September, Napier, New Zealand.

Cochrane, T., and Oldfield, J. D. (2010). iPedagogy: Exploring pedagogical transformation via mLearning with the iPad (workshop). Australia Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference, Sydney Australia. 5-8 December.

Oldfield, J. D., and Slessor, A. (2010). Shades of Grey: Playing games in the classroom to enhance student learning. Steel, C., Keppell, M. J., & Gerbic, P. (eds), Curriculum, technology & transformation for an unknown future. Proceedings ascilite Sydney 2010.

Singh, J., du Plessis, A. J., and Oldfield, J. D. (2010). The impact of stress during restructuring in a tertiary institution. 14th Annual Waikato Management School Student Research Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand. 18 October.

Oldfield, J., and Slessor, A. (2009). Shades of Grey: The Business Ethics Game. Atkinson, R., and McBeath, C. Poster presented at Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ascilite) Conference.

Oldfield, J. (2008). An implementation of the generative learning object model in accounting. Atkinson, R. Hello Where are you in the landscape of educational technology? Proceedings ascilite Melbourne 2008 (Vol. online).

Oldfield, J. (2008). The role of generative learning objects in the field of accounting information systems. Master of Commerce (First Class Honours), University of Auckland.

Oldfield, J. (2008). Reinforcing understanding through learning objects. New Zealand Applied Business Education Conference.

Ling, A., and Oldfield, J. (2008). Learn the basics of MYOB - A workbook for students. (Vol. 2nd).

Slessor, A., & Oldfield, J. (2004). Innovative Accounting education. Presented to the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference: Accounting Education Special Interest Group, 6 July, Alice Springs, Australia.