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.
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)
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