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Dr. O. F. W. Onifade
Dr. Williams Onifade is a Lecturer at Department of Computer Science University of Ibadan. He is a fellow of the MIT ETT of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He participated in the premier design and use of Moodle for University wide courses of the University of Ibadan. His research interests are into Biometrics Applications & Algorithm Development, Data Communication & Intelligent Information Retrieval System Design with deep bias for Fuzzy Systems.
Howell Istance is a Principal lecturer at the Center for Computational Intelligence, De Montfort University, United Kingdom . researches into eye gaze communication and accessible gaming. He has worked in the field of gaze-based communication for a number of years, and runs the Gaze Group within the Centre for Computational Intelligence. His main area of interest is the design of eye gaze interaction techniques, particularly in the context of games, and the evaluation of these. He is currently co-chair of ACM's ETRA, the leading international specialist conference in the field of eye tracking research and applications.
Dr. Yetunde Folajimi is the President/ Chief Executive of i-TEE and a Lecturer at Department of Computer Science University of Ibadan. A Computer Science Professional with specialization in Artificial Intelligence, her research is predominantly directed at Serious Games and E-Learning including Digital game based learning and Social Network. Her research focuses on application of computer game and e-learning technology for health and safety education, adult education, Child Education, youth empowerment and women empowerment. A significant proportion of her work is devoted to interdisciplinary research into education technology and Health awareness e.g. using computer game based approach to create health awareness and educate youths and children.
Folake A. Longe
Mrs. LONGE Folake Adunni is currently a lecturer at the Africa Regional Centre for Information Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. She is on a PhD in the same University in Information science with a focus on Knowledge Maps in the Public Sector. She has over ten years of teaching experience at both University and Polytechnic levels. She has certifications in course content development using moodule. She was a MacArthur Fellow to the Information Science Faculty at the University of Western Ontario, London Ontario in 2011. Her current efforts are focused on mentoring a couple of graduate students working with her on knowledge maps and its application to behavioural issues in public sectors and developing models for assessing risks posed by information technology product usage.
Dr Aulikki Hyrskykari is an Assistant Professor in computer science at the University of Tampere, Finland. She obtained her PhD in Interactive Technology in 2006 at the University of Tampere. Her research area is Human-Computer Interaction, especially the use of eye gaze as an additional input channel. She teaches a web techniques course for students in computer science. She has made extensive use of virtual learning environments to deliver and assess an introductory course of computing for very large groups of students across the whole of her university.
Simon Walker, a Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellow, is the Head of University of Greenwich's Educational Development Unit which is responsible for developing university policy and strategy on learning and teaching. Simon is director of a number of nationally funded learning and change management projects, such as the Digital Literacy in Higher Education project, and the first UK wide Students as Change Agents network. Previously he led a number of national TEL projects working with Schools and Colleges to develop study skills and systems. His work included major contributions to the design of the original CAMEL model, which continues to be used to support the work of many innovative national projects. Simon Walker’s research and publication lies mainly in the development and evaluation of learning design on which he supervises and examines PHD students.. He is a contributor to the Larnaca Declaration on Learning Design, and is one of the designers of the OLDS MOOC. He is co-director of the university’s first cross-university research eCentre, which hosts the Academic Practice and Technology (APT) conference. In 2010, he established Compass: the Journal of Learning & Teaching.