UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Mr Trevor Richard Nesbit

Department of Accounting and Information Systems



Fields of Research

  • Information Technology Education
  • Use of Mobile Technologies in Education
  • Knowledge Management
  • eLearning

Researcher Summary

1. Curricuum and delivery issues facing IT education in the tertiary education sector in New Zealand

2. Use of technology in education, initially focussing on eLearning and moving more into the use of mobile technologies in education

Subject Area: Disciplines

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

  • Nesbit TR. (2017) An investigation into the use of applications on personally owned devices to enhance student engagement in large lectures. Christchurch. University of Canterbury. (Theses / Dissertations)
  • Nesbit T., O'Steen B. and Bell T. (2015) Apps on Smart Phones to Increase Engagement in Lectures: Student Focus Group Perspectives. Newport, UK: Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Research Conference (SRHE 2015), 9-11 Dec 2015 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Jones A. and Nesbit T. (2013) INFO330 - Applied Information Systems Project. Hamilton, New Zealand: 26th Annual Conference of Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ), 6-9 Oct 2013 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Lang E. and Nesbit T. (2013) INFO330 - Windows 7 Upgrade Project. Hamilton, New Zealand: 26th Annual Conference of Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ), 6-9 Oct 2013 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Nesbit T. and Martin A. (2013) Advantages and Risks of Using Facebook to Communicate with Students: The Christchurch Earthquake Context. Newport, UK: Annual Conference of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SHRE 2013), 11-13 Dec 2013. In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SHRE 2013): 5pp. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Nesbit T. and Martin A. (2013) Student Presentations in Discussion Tutorials: Enhancing Student Engagement in a Large IS Course. Hamilton, New Zealand: 26th Annual Conference of Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ), 6-9 Oct 2013. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Nesbit T., O'Steen B. and Bell T. (2013) Prevailing Personal Social Communication Technologies Enhancing Engagement in Large Lectures: From Texting to Mobile Web Enabled Devices. Newport, UK: Annual Conference of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SHRE 2013), 11-13 Dec 2013. In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Society of Research into Higher Education: 5pp. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • de Vries H., McCarthy C., Nesbit T., Mack H. and Reilly M. (2012) Entrepreneurial process meets Capstone Project in a collaborative environment. Christchurch, New Zealand: 25th Annual Conference of Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ), 10-12 Oct 2012. In http://www.citrenz.ac.nz/2012-proceedings/ http://www.citrenz.ac.nz/2012-proceedings/. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Nesbit T. and Martin A. (2012) Enhancing Engagement in Large Course: The Facebook Experiment. Christchurch, New Zealand: 25th Annual Conference of Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ), 10-12 Oct 2012. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Wingreen SC., Tennant V., Nesbit T. and Moorman M. (2012) Enhancing student retention in online courses: Fact or folly? Christchurch, New Zealand: 25th Annual Conference of Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ), 10-12 Oct 2012. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Nesbit T. (2011) Developing Communities of Practice Amongst e-Learning Students: A New Zealand Story. In Rourke A; Coleman K (Ed.), Pedagogy Leads Technology: Online Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: New Technologies, New Pedagogies: 123-139. Sydney: Common Ground Press. (Chapters)
  • Nesbit T. and Martin A. (2011) Automating the Marking of an Excel Assignment: The Initial Foray, Results and Future Use. Rotorua, New Zealand: 2nd Annual Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ) Conference, 6-8 Jul 2011. In Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference of Computing and Information Technology Education and Research in New Zealand: 181-196. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Nesbit T. and Martin A. (2011) eLearning: A Solution in a Crisis: Don't Forget the Pedagogy. Rotorua, New Zealand: 2nd Annual Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ) Conference, 6-8 Jul 2011. In Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference of Computing and Information Technology Education and Research in New Zealand: 197-212. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Nesbit T. and Martin A. (2011) The Interdisciplinary Nature of the Skills Needed by Project Managers. New Orleans, LA, USA: I6th nternational Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 11-13 Jul 2011 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Nesbit T. (2010) Project Manager Skills for Employability: Practitioner Perspectives. Montreal, Canada: Management Conference 2010: 10th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations, 26-28 Jul 2010 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Nesbit T. (2010) Social Media in the Work Place: Perceptions of Third Year Commerce Students. Cambridge, UK: 5th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 2-5 Aug 2010 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Nesbit T. (2010) Social Media: In the Work Place and Patterns of Usage. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences 5(9): 61-80. (Journal Articles)
  • Nesbit T. (2010) Use of mobile technologies to enhance student engagement in large lectures. Christchurch, New Zealand: Graham Nuthall Classroom Research Trust International Symposium 2010, 16-18 Aug 2010 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Nesbit T. (2010) Using Mobile Technologies to Enhance Student Engagement in Large Accounting Lectures: A Demonstration. Christchurch, New Zealand: 2010 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference, 4-6 Jul 2010 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Nesbit T. and Martin A. (2010) Teaching Web Based Accounting Information Systems: Benefits and Pitfalls. Dunedin, New Zealand: 1st Annual Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ), 6-9 Jul 2010. In Proceedings: 183-193. http://www.citrenz.ac.nz/conferences/2010/papers10/183.pdf. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Nesbit T. and Martin A. (2010) Use of Mobile Technologies to Enhance Student Engagement in Large Lectures: An Initial Exploration and Experiment. Dunedin, New Zealand: 1st Annual Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand Conference (CITRENZ), 6-9 Jul 2010. In Proceedings: 195-208. http://www.citrenz.ac.nz/conferences/2010/papers10/195.pdf. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Macgregor A. and Nesbit T. (2009) Facilitating Learning by Using Problem Based Learning. The New Zealand Journal of Applied Computing and Information Technology 13(1): 39-47. (Journal Articles)
  • Martin A. and Nesbit T. (2009) Virtual Teams and Communities of Practice: A Transformation Model for eLearning. Napier, New Zealand: 22nd Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACCQ2009), 10-13 Jul 2009. In Proceedings: 63-70. http://www.naccq.ac.nz/conference-2009. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Nesbit T. (2009) Project Manager Skills: for Employability in Information Technology. Napier, New Zealand: 22nd Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACCQ2009), 10-13 Jul 2009. In Proceedings: 79-86. http://www.naccq.ac.nz/conference-2009. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Nesbit T. (2009) The National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications: A Community of Practice Case Study from New Zealand. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management 8(12): 35-44. (Journal Articles)
  • Nesbit T. (2009) The Teaching of Introductory Programming: Issues of Context. Napier, New Zealand: 22nd Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACCQ2009), 10-13 Jul 2009. In Proceedings of the 22nd National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications: 71-78. http://www.naccq.ac.nz/conference-2009. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Nesbit T. (2009) Web-based Accounting Information Systems For Small Businesses: A Proposed Model. Adelaide, Australia: 2009 AFAANZ Conference, 5-7 Jul 2009. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Nesbit T., Martin A., Tongariro G. and Verhaart M. (2009) Enhancing Student Learning: Sage on the Stage or Just Clowning Around. Napier, New Zealand: 22nd Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications, 1-1 Jul 2009 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Kennedy D. and Nesbit T. (2008) The Revision of a Database Course: The Process and the Result. Auckland, New Zealand: 21st Annual National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications Conference (NACCQ08), 4-7 Jul 2008. In Proceedings: 225-234. http://naccq08.unitec.ac.nz/proceedings/papers/225.pdf. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Lyons M. and Nesbit T. (2008) ACEing the Delivery of Technical Content Online. Auckland, New Zealand: 21st Annual National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications Conference (NACCQ08), 4-7 Jul 2008. In Proceedings: 273-276. http://naccq08.unitec.ac.nz/proceedings/papers/273.pdf. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Macgregor A. and Nesbit T. (2008) Facilitating Learning by Using Case Studies. Auckland, New Zealand: 21st Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACQ 2008), 4-7 Jul 2008. In Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACQ 2008): 139-143. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • McCarthy C. and Nesbit T. (2008) Rationalising Student Numbers in Degree and Diploma Courses: The CPIT Experience. Auckland, New Zealand: 21st Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACQ 2008), 4-7 Jul 2008. In Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACQ 2008): 145-156. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Nesbit T. (2008) Developing Communities of Practice Amongst e-Learning Students: A New Zealand Story. The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society 4(3): 177-186. (Journal Articles)
  • Nesbit T. (2008) Developing Communities of Practice for ICT Students in an eLearning Context: A New Zealand Story. Boston, MA, USA: 4th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, 18-20 Jan 2008 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Nesbit T. (2008) The National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications: A Community of Practice Case Study from New Zealand. Cambridge, UK: Management Conference 2008 - Eighth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change In Organisations, 5-8 Aug 2008 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Watson P., Nesbit T., Oliver R. and McPhee J. (2008) Development of a VOIP Based Help Desk Application. Auckland, New Zealand: 21st Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACQ 2008), 4-7 Jul 2008 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Gibson A. and Nesbit T. (2007) Knowledge Management Concepts in eLearning without Hitting Your Head on the Yellow Brick Wall. Nelson, New Zealand: 20th Annual National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications Conference, 1-1 Jul 2007 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Martin A. and Nesbit T. (2007) eLearning Deployment: Knowing Your Context. Dunedin, New Zealand: Annual New Zealand Applied Business Education Conference (NZABE 2007), 1 Sep 2007. In Proceedings: 14pp. http://www.nzabe.ac.nz/nzabe-2004-2009-conferences. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Nesbit T. (2007) Communities in Practice in eLearning. Dunedin, New Zealand: NZ Applied Business Education Conference, 26-28 Sep 2007 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Nesbit T. (2007) Group Assessment Approaches by Degree: A Case Study. Dunedin, New Zealand: NZ Applied Business Education Conference, 26-28 Sep 2007 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Nesbit T. (2007) Integrating OO Analysis Design and Development: An Initial Story. Nelson, New Zealand: 20th Annual National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications Conference, 1-1 Jul 2007 (Conference Contributions - Other)
  • Nesbit T. and McCarthy C. (2007) The ICT Journey from Diplomas to Degrees: The CPIT Staircasing Experience. Nelson, New Zealand: 20th Annual National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications Conference (NACCQ07), 8-11 Jul 2007. In Proceedings: 183-188. http://hyperdisc.unitec.ac.nz/naccq07/proceedings/papers/183.pdf. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Baker A. and Nesbit T. (2006) Transnational Education - The Students Coming Onshore: A Case Study. Wellington, New Zealand: 19th Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications, 7-10 Jul 2006. In Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications: 11-15. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Gibson A. and Nesbit T. (2006) Belbin Team Roles, Organisational Patterns and eLearning: A Case Study. Wellington, New Zealand: 19th Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications, 7-10 Jul 2006. In Proceedings: 103-108. (Conference Contributions - Published)