David Parsons

David Parsons is Associate Professor of Information Technology at Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand. He has a PhD in Information Technology from Nottingham Trent University (UK) and has wide experience in both academia and industry. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning and author of a number of texts on computer programming, web application development and mobile learning. His work has been published in many international journals, including Computers & Education, IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies and Software Practice and Experience. He chaired the Conference on Mobile Learning Technologies and Applications in 2007 and was co-editor of Innovative Mobile Learning: Techniques and Technologies (Information Science Reference, 2009). He is a member of the International Association for Mobile Learning and a professional member of the British Computer Society.

Publications

Rapid and Agile Software Development
David Parsons. © 2016. 2 hrs 18 mins.
New ways of developing software are being implemented every day, making the process more efficient and cost-effective for all parties involved. Undoubtedly...
The Challenges of Software
David Parsons. © 2016. 16 mins.
NATO and the Birth of Software Engineering
David Parsons. © 2016. 2 mins.
Crisis or Crucible?  The Demands of Change
David Parsons. © 2016. 8 mins.
What Do We Mean by
David Parsons. © 2016. 4 mins.
Martin's View
David Parsons. © 2016. 8 mins.
McConnell's View
David Parsons. © 2016. 6 mins.
Model Driven Development
David Parsons. © 2016. 10 mins.
Round Trip Engineering
David Parsons. © 2016. 7 mins.
Domain Driven Design and Development
David Parsons. © 2016. 13 mins.
Lightweight Methods
David Parsons. © 2016. 3 mins.
The Agile Manifesto and Agile Methods
David Parsons. © 2016. 17 mins.
Agile Methods Today
David Parsons. © 2016. 13 mins.
What are Today's Challenges?
David Parsons. © 2016. 4 mins.
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David Parsons. © 2016. 4 mins.
Preface
David Parsons. © 2016. 13 pages.
This Preface is included in the book Mobile and Blended Learning Innovations for Improved Learning Outcomes.
A Mobile Learning Overview by Timeline and Mind Map
David Parsons. © 2015. 22 pages.
Mobile learning has been a research topic for some 20 years. Over that time it has encompassed a wide range of concepts, theories, designs, experiments and...
The Agile Hour in a Virtual World: Teaching Agile Methods with Open Wonderland
David Parsons, Rosemary Stockdale. © 2014. 20 pages.
Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVEs) are the subject of increasing interest for educators and trainers. In the context of software development, they are...
Innovations in Mobile Educational Technologies and Applications
David Parsons. © 2013. 483 pages.
The current educational system continues to face challenges in the wake of new technological advancements in our society. Continuous advances in education...
Test Driven Decomposition of Legacy Systems into Services
David Parsons, Manfred Lange. © 2013. 12 pages.
A number of questions have been raised by both practitioners and researchers regarding the compatibility of service oriented architectures and agile methods. These...
Refining Current Practices in Mobile and Blended Learning: New Applications
David Parsons. © 2012. 334 pages.
This volume draws together all the articles published by the International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning in its second year of publication (2010). As the...
A Virtual World Workshop Environment for Learning Agile Software Development Techniques
David Parsons, Rosemary Stockdale. © 2012. 18 pages.
Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVEs) are the subject of increasing interest for educators and trainers. This article reports on a longitudinal project that...
Foreword
David Parsons. © 2011. 4 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Blended Learning across Disciplines: Models for Implementation.
Combining E-Learning and M-Learning: New Applications of Blended Educational Resources
David Parsons. © 2011. 400 pages.
This volume draws together all the articles published by the International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning in its first year of publication (2009). When...
Foreword
David Parsons. © 2011. 4 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Models for Interdisciplinary Mobile Learning: Delivering Information to Students.
Innovative Mobile Learning: Techniques and Technologies
Hokyoung Ryu, David Parsons. © 2009. 434 pages.
Academia and industry have only begun to explore the vast capabilities that the emerging field of mobile learning has to enrich education. To help researchers and...
International Journal of Web Portals (IJWP)
Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha, Emanuel Soares Peres. Est. 2009.
Web portals are one of the most important components in the context of business integration. The International Journal of Web Portals (IJWP) is a high-quality...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL)
David Parsons. Est. 2009.
The International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL) provides a forum for researchers in this field to share their knowledge and experience of...
Mobile Portal Technologies and Business Models
David Parsons. © 2009. 6 pages.
Mobile portals have become a common entry point to the mobile Internet, and take a number of forms. They may be service provider portals, such as Vodafone’s Live!...
Evolving Web Application Architectures: From Model 2 to Web 2
David Parsons. © 2008. 22 pages.
This chapter explores how Web application software architecture has evolved from the simple beginnings of static content, through dynamic content, to adaptive...
Mobile Portal Technologies and Business Models
David Parsons. © 2007. 4 pages.
Mobile portals have become a common entry point to the mobile Internet, and take a number of forms. They may be service provider portals, such as Vodafone’s Live!...