Dr Samuel Ekundayo

Senior Lecturer, Information Technology - Auckland

Phone

09 9799 432 Extension: 8432

Qualifications

PhD (Business Information Systems); MSc. (Knowledge Management); BSc. (Engineering Business Management); National Certificate in Adult Education and Training

Profile

Before becoming a full time faculty member at EIT, Samuel was an Agile Business Analyst and a Senior Technical Analyst at renowned New Zealand brands. He has experience in Payment technologies (Ecommerce) and Software development (particularly Mobile and Web).

Samuel has had the opportunity of teaching at various institutions in New Zealand including Victoria University of Wellington and Auckland University of Technology. While currently he teaches Project Management and Advanced Mobile and Wireless Technologies at EIT, previously, he’s taught a range of courses including Enterprise Systems, Service Relationship Management, ECommerce, and Management Information Systems.

Current research interests include: Agile in Software development, Educational Technology, Activity theory, Human Computer Interaction, ICT in Education, ICT4D, Pedagogy, Open and Distance Learning, and Mobile Development.

He is also the author of a book titled: Arise and Succeed: becoming the champion you are – http://ariseandsucceed.com

Experience

  • EIT Senior Lecturer (1 yrs)
  • EIT Lecturer (2 yrs)
  • Agile Business Analyst (2 yrs)
  • Senior Technical Analyst (2 yrs)
  • AUT Contract Lecturer (3 yrs)
  • Victoria University of Wellington Tutor (1 yr)

Areas of Teaching

  • Applied Research Projects (Masters – Supervision)
  • Information Security in the Enterprise (PGDIT and Masters)
  • Advanced IT Project Management (PGDIT and Masters)
  • Advanced Mobile and Wireless Technologies (PGDIT and Masters)
  • Data Analytics (PGDIT and Masters)
  • Strategic IT Management (PGDIT and Masters)
  • Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (PGDIT and Masters)
  • Database Management Systems (Grad IT)
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design (Grad IT)

Courses Taught

  • Applied Research Projects (Supervision – Masters)
  • Information Security in the Enterprise (PGDIT and Masters)
  • Advanced IT Project Management (PGDIT and Masters)
  • Advanced Mobile and Wireless Technologies (PGDIT and Masters)
  • Data Analytics (PGDIT and Masters)

Research Areas

  • Educational Technology
  • Knowledge Based Economies
  • Mobile Learning
  • Emerging Technologies in Education and Healthcare
  • Social Media
  • ICT4D

Current Research

Currently working on emerging technologies in education and healthcare with focus on Virtual and Mixed Reality.

Link to Previous Research

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=G7lmFLsAAAAJ&hl=en

 

Research Outputs

Research outputs 2018

Research outputs 2017