Edward is a Lecturer in the Department of computing. He has been working at Goldsmiths’ since September 2016. He is the programme Lead for BSc Computer Science. His current teaching focuses on Software engineering and programming, he also supervises final year projects on topics including, HCI, mobile app development, games and physical computing.
Edward's primary research focus is on Human computer interaction (HCI). He is particularly interested in how collocated groups interact with a range of technologies. Recently he has been researching the effects of E-learning and gamification on programming education.
- BSc Computer Science (Hons); University of Leicester 2005
- MSc Human Centred Computer Systems; University of Sussex 2009
- PhD Many-Screen Viewing: Collaborative Consumption of Television Media Across Multiple Devices. University Of Nottingham 2016
Teaching and Supervision
- IS51031A: Introduction to programming
- IS51036A: Computing Project 1
- IS52044A: Java For Industry
- IS52045A: Extended Java
- IS53007D: Computing Project (Final year dissertation)
Edward's main research interests are in the field of human computer interaction, focusing on collaborative group practices with distributed devices. He is particularly interested in shared media, including television, video and photography. He has also published work on videographic processes and ethical data collection. More recently, Edward’s research has focused on developing auto-graded tools for teaching programming and how these can be effectively administered to students from diverse discipline.
Dowell, John; Malacria, Sylvain; Kim, Hana and Anstead, Edward
Conference or Workshop Item
Dowell, John and Anstead, Edward
Flintham, Martin D; Velt, Raphael; Wilson, Max L; Anstead, Edward J