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Liz Coulter-Smith

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19952018
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Personal profile

Teaching Interests

Frontend Web Development & Design, Business Intelligence & Data Visualisation, Research Methods.

Biography

Liz has published across a broad range of topics including Art-based Games, Locative Media and Animation History. She has exhibited internationally and secured artist residencies and major commissions and project grants in France, Australia, UK and the USA.

She has held academic positions in both the UK and Australia in Computing, Visual Arts, and Media & Communications. Previous to her appointment at the University of Northampton (2016) she coordinated the Digital Incubator at Robert Gordon University and before that was the Web Development course leader in Computing at the University of Worcester. While at Worcester, she founded the WBS Media Lab, the first income generating student-led agency/enterprise at the university. Over 20 students at the Media Lab were employed to work on mobile software applications and large-scale public sector web development projects as part of their learning experience.

Current research interests include; User Experience Design (UxD), Neuroaesthetics, Cognitive Creativity and Empathic Computing in Mixed Reality Environments.

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor, Miami University

Master, University of Georgia

Keywords

  • QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
  • BF Psychology
  • BH Aesthetics

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Research Output 1995 2018

  • 8 Conference contribution
  • 3 Chapter
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Commissioned report

Changing Minds: Multitasking During Lectures

Coulter-Smith, L., 22 Sep 2018, Higher Education Computer Science: A Manual of Practical Approaches. Springer Nature [academic journals on nature.com], p. 3-16 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

multiple stress
student
information theory
neurosciences
brain

Changing Minds: Multitasking in Lectures

Coulter-Smith, L., 24 May 2018, 13th China Europe International Symposium on Software Engineering Education, Athens, Greece: Process, People and Product in Software Systems Development from Pedagogy to Practice. University of Derby, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
multiple stress
student
boredom
academic achievement
questionnaire

Creating Community: Improving Engagement Using Real-Time Communication

Coulter-Smith, L., 2018, Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALT-C) 2018. Association for Learning Technology, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
university
communication
first-year student
community
lack

Mapping Outside the Frame: Interactive and Locative Art Environments

Coulter-Smith, L., 2009, Digital Visual Culture: Theory and Practice: Computers and the History of Art Series. Bentkowska-Kafel, A., Cashen, T. & Gardiner, H. (eds.). Bristol, UK/ Chicago, USA: Intellect and University of Chicago Press, Vol. 3. p. 35-65 30 p. (Computers and the History of Art Series; vol. 3).

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Locative
New Media Art
Art
Interactivity
Fountain

Liberating the Viewer via Interactive Art: Notable Successes and Intriguing Failures

Coulter-Smith, E. A., Apr 2008, 5th International Symposium of Interactive Media Design.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Activities 2014 2018

Designing Empathic User Experiences for Mixed and Augmented Environments

Liz Coulter-Smith (Speaker)
27 Apr 2018

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsSymposiumResearch

File

The WBS Media Lab: Getting Started

Liz Coulter-Smith (Speaker)
12 Mar 2014

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsWorkshopResearch

File

The Media Lab: Fostering Web Entrepreneurship through Sustainability and Social Enterprise

Liz Coulter-Smith (Speaker)
14 Jun 2014

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

File