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Nigel Beacham

  • University of Aberdeen
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Research interests

Computer Science Education Computer Enhanced Learning Inclusive Education Specific Learning Difficulties Human Computer Interaction

About

I am a Computer Scientist with broad-based skills and research interests. Predominantly I study Human-Computer Interaction aspects of eLearning; how interaction takes place and the behaviour users’ exhibit when using computer technologies for learning and teaching. My main current research interest is in the usability of educational technologies for educational inclusion and the study of education inclusion in computer science education. Phenomena associated with usability occur in many aspects of educational inclusion, and effects the teaching and learning behaviour of both tutors and learners. My other current research interests include applications of e-pedagogies within computer science education and the difficulties/barriers female learners and learners with specific learning difficulties have using eLearning systems. I am currently working on software for simulating visual stress.

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Editorships

Journal of Interactive Learning Research

Reviewer

2000 - Present

Publications

Development of a Secure Cloud Based Learning Environment for Inclusive Practice in Mainstream Education

  • Beacham N
  • Duncan R
Eighth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization (2017)
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Implementing computer imagery and visualisation in teaching, learning and assessment

  • Beacham N
  • Bouchlaghem N
  • Sher W
In the proceedings of the "International Conference on Construction Information Technology 2000" (INCITE 2000) (2000)
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A framework to support the life-cycle of visual material

  • Beacham N
  • Bouchlaghem N
  • Sher W
In the proceedings of The 6th ALT-C 99 International Conference (1999)
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Using Computer Imagery and Visualisation in Teaching, Learning and Assessment

  • Bouchlaghem N
  • Sher W
  • Beacham N
In the proceedings of the ED-MEDIA 99 Conference (1999)
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Mental models and their role in teaching and learning

  • Barker P
  • Beacham N
  • van Schaik P
In the proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference for Staff and Educational Developers (1997)
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Professional experience

University of Aberdeen