Academic Year 2020-2021
Continue working with colleagues to develop and deliver Geographical Information Systems based teaching at undergraduate level.
Continue to align teaching with The UK Professional Standards Framework.
Develop and deliver new and enhanced courses for introductory, intermediate and advanced level programming.
Collaborate with colleagues from across the University and from other institutions to develop programming courses.
Supervise a team of research postgraduates.
Mentor and supervise student led research projects in taught programmes of study.
Support colleagues with their teaching plans and professional development.
I am interested in setting up University exchange visits for individual students and small groups.
The idea is to provide field work opportunities, experience other places and develop collaboration with other geographers.
I delivered my first solo lecture in 1998. It was Lecture 8: Introduction to Spatial Analysis of the GEOG1010: Geographical Modelling and Spatial Analysis module aimed at Level 1 undergraduates.
GEOG1010 gave a broad introduction to GIS and was convened by Stan Openshaw and
In 2005 I helped Steve deliver the second part of
GEOG2750: Earth Observation & GIS of the Physical Environment.
GEOG2750 was aimed at Level 2 undergraduates and spanned both semesters of the academic year.
The second part of the module was based on a Level 4 masters module
GEOG5060: GIS and Environment.
for which I developed a learning unit (a lecture, practical and assignment)
about geomorphometrics that year.
Students were encouraged to work collaboratively and to experiment and investigate the utility of different metrics in different enviroments.
In 2009 I became an academic and pastoral tutor and have continued in this role ever since.
I mentored my first undergraduate dissertation group from 2010 until the projects completed about a year afterwards.
I supervised my first set of masters dissertation projects in 2010.
From 2013, I convened
GEOG5881M GIS in the Workplace (WUN)
- an Online Distance Learning (ODL) module that ran until around 2019.
I trained as a research postgraduate supervisor in 2017 and began co-supervising
Since the academic year 2019-2020 I have developed and delivered introductory and intermediate level computer programming courses to masters students.