Barry Avery is an Associate Professor in the Informatics and Operations department and is the course director for the MSc in Business Information Technology. Prior to moving into the academic sector, he was an IT consultant and worked for companies such as Unilever and Thomson Reuters, as a systems analyst and programmer.
Barry Avery has recently completed his PhD at Lancaster University, which examines the use of Technology Enhanced Learning with Assessment.
Internet and Web technologies
Web Application Building
Technology Enhanced Learning
Avery's research interests are in Technology Enhanced Learning, in particular the use of technology and social based pedagogies.
He teaches a variety of subjects to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, including in:
Programming and server side scripting
Business Information Architecture
Using Personal Learning Environments and Networks (PLE and PLNs)