Dr Krassie Petrova

Dr Krassie Petrova

Senior Research Lecturer, Head of Postgraduate Studies

Phone: +64 9 921 9999 extn 5045
Mobile: +64 219 06794

Email: Krassie.petrova@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:

WT142, School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Auckland City  Campus



Postal Address:

Auckland University of Technology
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1010
New Zealand



Links to relevant web pages:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/K_Petrova

https://nz.linkedin.com/in/krassiepetrova


Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Auckland University of Technology, 2016
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce, University of Auckland , 2002
  • Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching, Auckland University of Technology, 1998
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Systems Organization, Technical University of Sofia, 1978
  • Master of Science (Computer Science), University of Sofia, 1975

Memberships and Affiliations:

Biography:

My experience includes:

  • Twenty years of  tertiary  teaching experience in New Zealand at under- and postgraduate level (Tai Poutini Polytechnic, 1998; AUT, since 1999)
  • Ten years experience as postgraduate programme leader at the School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences ( 2004-2010; 2014-2015)
  • More than ten years as peer reviewer and journal editor
    • Founding editor, Editor and Co-Editor, Bulletin of Applied Computing and IT (2004- 2011)
    • Founding Editor, Editor in Chief and Editor in Chief Emerita, International HETL Review (2011-2015)
    • Editor, Journal of Information Technology Education (since 2013)
    • Reviewer for international journals
    • Reviewer for international conferences
  • Research supervision - Master’s theses and dissertations

    2008:

    • Bin Wang (”Mobile location-based services in New Zealand”), Raymond Huang  ”A comparative study of mobile Internet deployment models in New Zealand”).,
    • Yong Zheng ( “The Next Generation Network: Issues and trends

    2009:

    • Shi Yu ( “ Factors influencing the use of mobile banking: The case of SMS-based mobile banking” )

    2010:

    • Ridhima Mehra ( “Paying for goods and services using a mobile phone: exploring mobile payment use and adoption”),
    • Johan Scholtz ( “Towards an automated digital data forensic model with specific reference to investigation processes”,
    • Yang  Wang (“Motivation, barriers and impacts of mobile technology in four OECD countries: A  Literature review of e-government service deployment”).

    2011:

    • Willie Amos (“Exploring m-government readiness: The case of Vanuatu“ )

    2012:

    • Bo Wang (“Investigating mobile payment technologies as a replacement for cash/EFTPOS transactions”)

    2014:

    • Asra Rahimi (“Developing an Android application to help parents keep their child interested in learning”),
    • Maimbo Chikonga (“Exploring the applicability of SIEM technology in IT security” ).

    2015:

    • Anne Wendt (“A framework for monitoring backups and their properties for a vast number of heterogeneous systems in a business cloud computing environment”), Naif Aldhahri (“Investigating the ways of how e-learning enhances teaching and learning of computer science at tertiary institutions in New Zealand”).

    2016:

    • Hussain M. Alqahtani ("Does E-learning Help Users to Learn: A Comparative Study of E-learning in Saudi Arabia and New Zealand"),
    • Kaushik R. Chowdhury (”A study of responsiveness and agility for networks of collaborators” )

    2017

    • Sagorika Datta (“An Exploration of the Sustainability and Value of New Professions created by mCommerce and sCommerce”)
  • Research supervision - PhD theses

    2009-2012

    • Yiwen  Huang  “Critical success factors in multichannel mobile marketing: A Delphi study”)

    2010-2015

    • Raymond Lutui  (“Digital forensic process model for mobile business devices: Smart technologies“ )

Teaching Areas:

  • Master of Computer and Information Sciences:
    • COMP821  Information Security
  • Master of Service Oriented Computing:
    • INFS801 Service Science for IT
  • Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences:
    • COMP718  Information Security management

Research Areas:

  • Mobile services and applications
  • Information technology
  • Information security
  • Computer-assisted learning and teaching
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Health informatics

Research Summary:

Krassie has published and presented in New Zealand and internationally in the areas of eLearning, IS/IT and eBusiness education and curriculum development, IT/IS student skills and capabilities building, mobile applications and services  adoption, and mobile business models. She has conducted research and published on the adoption of eLearning and technology supported learning, mobile gaming, mobile learning, just in time learning, in ICT and information security curriculum development. She currently works on developing models and frameworks for the investigation of context-dependent services, including service design, service  value co-creation, and service security and privacy.

Current Research Projects:

  1. Developing a service science perspective on e- and mHealth
  2. Cloud and mobile service security
  3. sCommerce viability

Publications:

Selected journal papers

  • Lee, H., Parsons, D., Kwon, G., Kim, J., Petrova, K., Jeong, E., & Ryu, H. (2016). Cooperation begins: Encouraging critical thinking skills through cooperative reciprocity using a mobile learning game. Computers & Education, 97, 97-115.
  • Parsons, D., Petrova, K., & Ryu, H. (2012). Designing mobile games for engagement and learning. 2011 Information Technology and Applications Journal, 41-46.
  • Petrova, K. (2007). Mobile learning as a mobile business application. International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 4(1), 1-13.
  • Petrova, K. (2010). An implementation of an mLearning scenario using short text messaging: an analysis and evaluation. International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation, 4(1), 83-97.
  • Petrova, K., & Huang, R. (2011). Deployment and success factors for the mobile Internet: A case study approach. International Journal of Technology Diffusion, 2(1), 1-15.
  • Petrova, K., & Li, C. (2009). Focus and setting in mobile learning research: A review of the literature  Communications of the IBIMA, 10, 219-226.
  • Petrova, K., & Li, C. (2011). Supporting mobile learners: An action research project. International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 6(3), 46-65.
  • Petrova, K., & Sarkar, N. I. (2011). Design and evaluation of a web-based tool for teaching computer network design to undergraduates. International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 6(4), 39-55. doi:10.4018/jwltt.2011100103
  • Petrova, K., & Wang, B. (2011). Location-based services deployment and demand: A roadmap model. Electronic Commerce Research, 11(1), 5-29.
  • Petrova, K., & Wang, B. (2013). Retailer adoption of mobile payment: A qualitative study. Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, 11(4), 70-89
  • Petrova, K., & Yu, S. (2010). SMS banking: An investigation of the factors influencing future use. International Journal of e-Services and Mobile Applications, 2(3), 19-43.
  • Sarkar, N. I., & Petrova, K. (2009). Miniproject-based learning as an effective tool for teaching computer networks to graduate students. International Journal of Information and Communication Technologies Education, 5(1), 1-16.

Selected conference papers

  • Parsons, D., & Petrova, K. (2012). Developing a mobile learning game on the Android platform. In M. Specht, M. Sharples, & J. Multisilta (Eds.), Proceedings of 11th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (MLearn 2012) (Vol. 995, pp. 320-321). Helsinki, Finland: CEUR Workshop Proceedings. Retrieved from http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-955/papers/paper_38.pdf
  • Parsons, D., Petrova, K., & Ryu, H. (2012). Mobile gaming- a serious business! In Proceedings of the IEEE7th International Conference on  Mobile and Ubiquitous Technology in Education (WMUTE) (pp. 17-24). New York, NY: IEEE. doi:10.1109/WMUTE.2012.11
  • Petrova, K., & Cranford-Wesley, D. (2013). Virtual collaborative teaching: What value does it bring? In S. Frielick, N. Buissink-Smith, P. Wyse, Billot, J., J. Hallas, & E. Whitehead (Eds.), Research and Development in Higher Education: The Place of Learning and Teaching (Vol. 36, pp. 346-359). Auckland, New Zealand
  • Petrova, K., & MacDonell, S. G. (2010). Mobile services and applications: Towards a balanced adoption model. In J. M. Mauri & S. Balandin (Eds.), Proceedings of the  4th  International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies (pp. 182-188)
  • Petrova, K., MacDonell, S. G., & Parry, D. (2016). Mobile data service sdoption and use from a service supply perspective - an empirical investigation. In Proceedings of ICE-B 2016. Lisbon, Portugal: SCITEPRESS. doi:0.5220/0005966100860097
  • Petrova, K., & Mehra, R. (2010). Mobile payment: An exploratory study of customer attitudes. In J. L. Mauri, J. Loo, J. Noll, & J. Penttinen (Eds.), Proceedings of the  6th  International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communications (pp. 378-383). New York, NY: IEEE
  • Petrova, K., & Qu, H. (2007). Playing mobile games: Consumer perceptions. In J. Filipe, D. A. Marca, B. Shishkov, & M. v. Sinderen (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on e-Business (pp. 209-214). New York, NY: IEEE.
  • Petrova, K., Romaniello, A., Medlin, B. D., & Vannoy, S. A. (2016). QR codes advantages and dangers. In Proceedings of ICE-B 2016. Lisbon, Portugal: SCITEPRESS. doi:10.5220/0005993101120115

Selected book chapters

  • Lee, H., Parsons, D., Kwon, G., Kim, J., Petrova, K., Jeong, E., & Ryu, H. (2016). Cooperation begins: Encouraging critical thinking skills through cooperative reciprocity using a mobile learning game. Computers & Education, 97, 97-115.
  • Parsons, D., Petrova, K., & Ryu, H. (2012). Designing mobile games for engagement and learning. 2011 Information Technology and Applications Journal, 41-46.
  • Petrova, K. (2007). Mobile learning as a mobile business application. International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 4(1), 1-13.
  • Petrova, K. (2010). An implementation of an mLearning scenario using short text messaging: an analysis and evaluation. International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation, 4(1), 83-97.
  • Petrova, K., & Huang, R. (2011). Deployment and success factors for the mobile Internet: A case study approach. International Journal of Technology Diffusion, 2(1), 1-15.
  • Petrova, K., & Li, C. (2009). Focus and setting in mobile learning research: A review of the literature  Communications of the IBIMA, 10, 219-226.
  • Petrova, K., & Li, C. (2011). Supporting mobile learners: An action research project. International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 6(3), 46-65.
  • Petrova, K., & Sarkar, N. I. (2011). Design and evaluation of a web-based tool for teaching computer network design to undergraduates. International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 6(4), 39-55. doi:10.4018/jwltt.2011100103
  • Petrova, K., & Wang, B. (2011). Location-based services deployment and demand: A roadmap model. Electronic Commerce Research, 11(1), 5-29.
  • Petrova, K., & Wang, B. (2013). Retailer adoption of mobile payment: A qualitative study. Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, 11(4), 70-89
  • Petrova, K., & Yu, S. (2010). SMS banking: An investigation of the factors influencing future use. International Journal of e-Services and Mobile Applications, 2(3), 19-43.
  • Sarkar, N. I., & Petrova, K. (2009). Miniproject-based learning as an effective tool for teaching computer networks to graduate students. International Journal of Information and Communication Technologies Education, 5(1), 1-16.

Awards:

  • Best Paper Finalist, IEEE WMUTE Conference (2012)
  • The AUT Chancellor’s Publication Grant Award (2007)
  • Best Collaborative Paper, NACCQ Conference (2007)

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