Staff Profiles: Zayd Abdullah Dawood

Zayd Abdullah Dawood

Staff Profile: Zayd Abdullah Dawood
Academic Course Leader in Digital Media and Web Technologies

Zayd Abdullah Dawood

Zayd Abdullah Dawood

Academic Course Leader in Digital Media and Web Technologies

Creative Computing

Zayd is experienced in a range of technical and creative skills which have enabled him to develop a varied portfolio, including custom app. solutions. He graduated as the highest-graded undergraduate student from Gloucestershire in 2009 in Multimedia.

Biography

Since graduating as the highest-graded undergraduate student at Gloucestershire, Zayd has pursued a career in higher education as Academic Course Leader in Digital Media and Web Technologies.

Zayd has industry experience as an eLearning courseware developer, media developer and mobile app. developer – developing for both iOS and Android platforms. He has also worked for Content Master delivering high quality training materials for various blue-chip companies, including Microsoft, IBM, Orange and T-Mobile.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
PGCert Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education University of Gloucestershire 2011
BSc (Hons) Multimedia and Computing University of Gloucestershire 2009

Awards

Adobe Certified Associate

Membership of professional bodies

British Computer Society

Teaching and research

Teaching

Creative Skills for Design

Digital Media and Web Technologies

Indie Game Development

Mobile Application Development

Multimedia Web Development

Level

Undergraduate

Research

Research interests include developing software methodologies to support blended learning approaches to higher education. I would welcome expressions of interest from prospective research students in areas such as mobile technology, mobile medical applications, mobile applications for speech and language therapy, eLearning, mLearning, mobile games, oculus rift, serious gaming, mobile learning, UX (User eXperience), human computer interaction, storyboarding for computer games & digital libraries, online help-system applications in teaching & learning, and formative assessment methods.