• 63 Citations
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20142019
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Biography

David is the BSc Web Design and Development, MComp Web Design and Development and BSc ITMB(information technology for Business) Program Leader and a Senior Lecturer in Computing; specialising in web design and development and accessible web systems.
He is the Academic lead on the Enterprise Project team, where students gain valuable industry work experience, working on designing and building business systems and websites for real-world clients, whilst continuing their studies.
David graduated with a BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Systems in 2003 from Lancaster University and went on to an MSc in Computing and Information systems at John Moores University graduating in 2006. His research interests are in the field of how users interact with the web and more specifically in information retrieval and user experience. His teaching interests and responsibilities lie around educating students in web technologies and programming languages as well as employability. During his Masters, Studies David worked full time as an Associate Tutor for the Computing Department at Edge Hill College. Before joining Edge Hill David spent years working as an Electrical engineer and as an SAP Web Portals Consultant. He is currently studying for his PhD in Information retrieval.
David has led courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in subjects such as Foundations of Computer Science, Web design and Development, Search Engine Optimisation, Object Orientated Programming for the web, Server and Client Side Scripting, Professional Portfolio Development, Designing for Web Standards, Fundamentals of User Experience Design and Usability Testing and Data Analysis to name but a few. He is proactive in the development, and redevelopment, of programmes within the department. He also pro-active in embedding industry experiences and knowledge into the modules and courses within the Computer Science Department. This involves advocating the use of live industry led briefs for coursework, organizing industry guest speakers and industry visits as well as encouraging students to take sandwich placements and part-time work with industry/course relevant companies.

 

David is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and a Member of the Web Standards Group.

Research interests

  • Digital humanities
  • Information Retrieval
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Development of Web Systems
  • User Experience Design

Teaching

  • Web design and Development
  • Fundamentals of User Experience Design
  • Server and Client Side Scripting
  • Usability Testing and Data Analysis
  • Professional Web Portfolio
  • Project Supervisor

Education/Academic qualification

Computing and Information systems, MSc, Liverpool John Moores University

20032004

Business Information Systems, BSc, Lancaster University

20002003

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Metadata Engineering & Materials Science
User interfaces Engineering & Materials Science
Museums Engineering & Materials Science
museum Social Sciences
Websites Engineering & Materials Science
website Social Sciences
Analog to digital conversion Engineering & Materials Science
Information services Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2014 2019

Analysis of Transaction Logs from National Museums Liverpool

WALSH, DAVID., Clough, P., Hopfgartner, F., Foster, J., Kontonatsios, G. & Hall, M., 10 Sep 2019, p. 84-98. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Museums
transaction
museum
Websites
website
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Characterising Online Museum Users: A Study of the National Museums Liverpool Museum Website

Walsh, D., Hall, M., Clough, P. & Jonathan, F., 5 Jul 2018, In : International Journal on Digital Libraries. p. 1-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
museum
website
Group
knowledge
experience
6 Downloads (Pure)

User Engagement with Generous Interfaces for Digital Cultural Heritage

Speakman, R., Hall, M. & Walsh, D., 5 Sep 2018, In : LNCS conference proceedings - Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. p. 186-191

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Analog to digital conversion
3 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

The ghost in the museum website: investigating the general public's interactions with museum websites.

Walsh, D., Hall, M., Clough, P. D. & Foster, J., 2 Sep 2017, Not Known. p. 434-445

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding (ISBN)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Museums
Websites

User Categories for Digital Cultural Heritage

Walsh, D., Clough, P. & Foster, J., 22 Jun 2016, Not Known. Vol. 1611. p. 3-9

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding (ISBN)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Information services
Information systems
User centered design

Prizes

Honorary Mention in Best paper award at TPDL Conference 2017

DAVID WALSH (Recipient), MARK HALL (Recipient), Paul Clough (Recipient) & Foster Jonathan (Recipient), Sep 2017

Prize

Web Sites
Interaction
Ghost
General Public