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Department of Computer Science

Mr Andy Symons

Mr Andy Symons

Telephone: 0151 231 2635

Biography

The majority of my time is scheduled for teaching. I teach programming, web development, multimedia development as well as for my main research interest; which is usability engineering and HCI.

I am currently working on the development of a voice for the computer through a combination of articulatory synthesis and fluid dynamics.

Degrees

1994, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Studies

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer of Computing, School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, 1997 - present

Postgraduate training

Research Assistant, United Kingdom, Liverpool John Moores University, 1994 - 1997

Publications

Conference publication

Trongtortam S, Francis H, Taylor M, Sudirman S, Symons A. 2017. The Attitude towards the Use of Mobile Learning Technology Enhanced Teaching Hamdan H, AlJumeily D, Hussain A, Tawfik H, Hind J. 2017 10TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENTS IN ESYSTEMS ENGINEERING (DESE 2017), 10th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE) :135-138 >DOI >Link

Symons A. 2016. "If we can't beat them, join them": Using Video to Support Kinaesthetic Learning & The Need For Big Data Teaching and learning Conference 2016

Symons A. 2015. Academic Misconduct Awareness: Confirming Understanding via Blackboard Teaching and learning Conference 2015

Symons A. 2015. Designing the Student Assessment Experience Teaching and Learning Conference 2015

Al-Zawi M, Al-Jumeily D, Hussain A, Symons A, Taleb-Bendiab A. 2007. A Survey: Autonomic Computing 1st International Conference on Digital Communications and Computer Applications (DCCA2007) :973-979

Journal article

Alghamdi M, Symons A, Al-Jumeily D, Hussain A. 2015. Supporting the Learning of Computer programming in Early Years Schooling International Journal of Information Systems, 3

Symons A, Merabti M, Bamford C. 1997. Maintaining multimedia information quality in distributed environments with resource poor computers: Using machine independence to send dynamic methods to adapt with the dynamic media data IEE Colloquium (Digest),

Other

Symons A, Al-Jumeily D. 2004. eLearning: The Automatic Assessment of Computer Programs

Engagement & Impact

Highlighted activities

Fellowships:

Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Membership of professional bodies:

Professional Member, British Computer Society

Professional activities

Fellowships:

Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Membership of professional bodies:

Professional Member, British Computer Society