Simon Grey

Mr Simon Grey

Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Technology

Summary

Simon has been a lecturer in computer science for more than 10 years and specialises in games, graphics and physical simulation.

He has taught a wide range of topics at all levels from the foundation stage through to Masters level and

Simon is passionate about games programming and games design, and providing a high quality and engaging learning experience.

He is a great advocate of extra-curricular activities such as game jams and coding competitions that serve to enhance student's experience and employability.

Simon is the foundation year co-ordinator for the computer science subject area.

Undergraduate

Module leader for

- Introduction to Programming and Algorithmic Thinking

- Computer Science in Context Group Project

Teaches on

- Commercial Games Development

- Preparing for Learning in Higher Education

Recent outputs

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Conference Proceeding

Refining the Teaching of Programming

Gordon, N., Cargill, M., Grey, S., & Brayshaw, M. (2020). Refining the Teaching of Programming. In INSPIRE XXV : e-Learning as a solution during unprecedented times in the 21st Century (97-107)

A flexible approach to introductory programming : engaging and motivating students

Gordon, N., Brayshaw, M., & Grey, S. (2019). A flexible approach to introductory programming : engaging and motivating students. In CEP '19 Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Computing Education Practicehttps://doi.org/10.1145/3294016.3294025

Journal Article

Smart, social, flexible and fun: Escaping the flatlands of virtual learning environments

Brayshaw, M., Gordon, N. A., & Grey, S. (2019). Smart, social, flexible and fun: Escaping the flatlands of virtual learning environments. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 998, 1047-1060. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22868-2_70

Approaches to Measuring Attendance and Engagement

Grey, S., & Gordon, N. A. (2018). Approaches to Measuring Attendance and Engagement. New Directions in the Teaching of Physical Sciences, 13(13), https://doi.org/10.29311/ndtps.v0i13.2767

Constraints and autonomy for creativity in extracurricular gamejams and curricular assessment

Grey, S., Parker, D., & Gordon, N. (2018). Constraints and autonomy for creativity in extracurricular gamejams and curricular assessment. Research in Learning Technology, 26, https://doi.org/10.25304/rlt.v26.2023