Dr Dave Perkins
Senior Lecturer in Computer Science; Teaching and Learning Development Leader
Dr Dave Perkins MEng PGCE SFHEA
Director of Teaching and Learning / Admissions Tutor / Employability Link
Univeristy Lead on Technology and Innovation in Teaching (CELT)
+44(0) 1248 38 2513
- Post Graduate Certificate of Education Other (University Of Wales)
- Mode Spectrum of Laser Diodes subject to Optical Feedback PhD (University of Wales, Bangor)
Dave graduated from the University College of North Wales, Bangor in 2000 with a Master of Engineering degree in Computer Systems Engineering. He then received his PhD in Optoelectronics from Bangor in 2004. Dave went on to lead a Worcestershire based IT consultancy firm for 5 years until in 2008 he was appointed as a Lecturer of Electronic Engineering at Coleg Llandrillo. He gained a Post Graduate Certificate of Education from the University of Newport in 2012.
Dave returned to Bangor University in 2012 where he took the role of Technocamps (www.technocamps.com) Regional Coordinator. In 2015 he was appointed as a Lecturer in Computer Science, and the Director of Teaching and Learning in 2016 for the School of Computer Science. He received a Senior Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy, and, in 2015 and a Bangor Univeristy Teaching Fellowship in 2016.
Dave is North West Wales Computing at Schools (CAS) Hub Leader (www.computingatschool.org.uk), an organization setup to support and develop education of Computer Science.
Dave is also the University lead for Technology and Innovation in Teaching (since 2014) within the Centre for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT). This role is to develop and assist in the use of new technologies across the institution and to encourage innovation in teaching using open educational practice. He also leads the Learner Analytics porject within the University, under which he supervises Post Graduate research.
He has a keen interest in the develeopment of teaching of Computer Science. He champions innovation and development of new approaches to teaching and learning. His interests also include developing technologies and using these to repurposing old-technologies in exciting ways.
ICP1014 - Network Theory and Practice
ICP1023 - Object Oriented Programming
ICP1024 - Java Laboratories
ICP1033 - Systems Architecture
ICP2150 - Advanced Java
ICP2152 - Java Technologies
ICP3042 - New Technologies
ICP4108 - Object Oreiented Programming
ICP3099 - Project (Supervisor)
ICP1026 - Web Technologies
IES1005 - Circuit Design
IES1007 - Circuit Theory
- Utilizing Early Engagement and Machine Learning to Predict Student OutcomesGray, CC & Perkins, D 2019, 'Utilizing Early Engagement and Machine Learning to Predict Student Outcomes', Computers and Education, vol. 131, pp. 22-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2018.12.006
- Visualising the University Degree JourneyGray, C & Perkins, D 2018, 'Visualising the University Degree Journey' Computer Graphics & Visual Computing 2018, Swansea, United Kingdom, 13/09/18 - 14/09/18, .
- Q3 Academy Talk on Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
A talk to students from the Q3 Academy, Birmingham, to give them a taste of University, and the courses we have to offer in Computer Science and Electronic Engineering.
24 Jul 2018
Activity: Oral presentation (Speaker)
- Sixth Form Conference
Sixth Form Conference for perspective students from the Bangor and surrounding area to get a taste of a University lecture and workshop
28 Jun 2018
Activity: Participation in conference (Speaker)
- Computing at Schools Hub Meeting
Workshop on programming with Greenfoot
25 Feb 2017
Activity: Types of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar (Presenter)
- Learning analytics project