DAVID WALSH

BSc, MSc

    • 66 Citations
    • 5 h-Index
    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 conferencePaper

    Open Access
    File
    Museums
    transaction
    museum
    Websites
    website
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    19 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 journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    museum
    website
    Group
    knowledge
    experience
    29 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
    File
    Analog to digital conversion
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    25 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)

    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)

    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