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Dr Barry Avery

BSc PgDIP CertEd PhD SFHEA
Associate Professor
Accounting, Finance and Informatics

KHBS209 Kingston Business School
Kingston University
Kingston Hill
Kingston Upon Thames
Surrey
KT2 7LB

Phone:
020 8417 9000 Ext: 65099
B.Avery@kingston.ac.uk
barryavery.com

Biography

Barry is an Associate Professor in the Accounting, Finance and Informatics department and is currently working with CHERP in the university switch to the Canvas LMS. 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 recently completed his PhD at Lancaster University, which examines the use of Technology Enhanced Learning with Assessment.

Expertise

  • Internet and Web technologies
  • Web Application Building
  • Database Systems
  • Programming
  • Knowledge Management
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Technology Enhanced Learning

Research Interest(s)

Barry's research interests are in Technology Enhanced Learning, in particular the use of technology and social based pedagogies.

Teaching

Barry teaches a variety of subjects to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, including

  • Programming and server side scripting
  • Database technology
  • Business Information Architecture
  • Using Personal Learning Environments and Networks (PLE and PLNs)

Memberships

Member of the British Computer Society

Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Recent Publications

Number of items: 19.

Article

Southall, J., Wason, H. and Avery, B. (2016) The transition to Higher Education for non-traditional, commuter students - a synthesis of recent literature to enhance understanding of their needs. Student Engagement and Experience Journal, 5(1), ISSN (online) 2047-9476

Preston, John, Avery, Barry, Chakrabarty, Namita and Edmonds, Casey (2011) Emergency preparedness as public pedagogy: the absent–presence of race in ‘Preparing for Emergencies’. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 30(6), pp. 749-762. ISSN (print) 0260-1370

Book Section

Davis, Jane, Prescott, Debbie, Avery, Barry and Oberg, Hans (2017) A doctoral community of practice: a spatial entity across social media. In: McDonald, Jacquie and Cater-Steel, Aileen, (eds.) Implementing communities of practice in higher education : dreamers and schemers. Singapore : Springer Singapore. pp. 305-324. ISBN 9789811028656

Benson, Vladlena and Avery, Barry (2009) Embedding Web 2.0 strategies in learning and teaching. In: Lytras, Miltiadis D. , Damiani, Ernesto and Ordonez de Pablos, Patricia, (eds.) Web 2.0: the business model. New York, U.S. : Springer US. pp. 237-248. ISBN 9780387858951

Martland, David and Avery, Barry (2004) Developing wireless communications for interactive classroom use in business and computing. In: Ferdig, Richard , Crawford, Caroline , Carlsen, Roger , Davis, Niki , Price, Jerry , Weber, Roberta and Willis, Dee Anna, (eds.) Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004. Chesapeake, VA, U.S. : Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). pp. 1787-1792. ISBN 1880094525

Conference or Workshop Item

Anderson, Deborah, Avery, Barry and Southall, Jane (2016) Addressing problems faced by 'commuter' students in higher education. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference 2016; 13-15 Sep 2016, Leeds, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Anderson, Deborah, Lees, Rebecca, Avery, Barry and Russell, Daniel (2016) Analysing a research group 'start-up' through the communities of practice lens. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference 2016; 13-15 Sep 2016, Leeds, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Anderson, Deborah, Avery, Barry and Lees, Rebecca (2016) Developing social capital: a close-up look at pedagogic practices. In: Higher Education Close Up 8 (HECU8): Locating Social Justice in Close-Up Reserach in Higher Education; 18-20 Jul 2016, Lancaster, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Anderson, Deborah, Avery, Barry and Lees, Rebecca (2016) Social capital: a framework for innovative marketing pedagogy? In: 45th European Marketing Academy (EMAC) Annual Conference: Marketing in the Age of Data; 24-27 May 2016, Oslo, Norway.

Russell, Daniel and Avery, Barry (2016) Using mathematics and IT in harmony: a learning approach. In: British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference 2016; 13-15 Sep 2016, Leeds, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Russell, Daniel J., Avery, Barry, Southall, Jane and Wason, Hilary (2015) Addressing transition to university by using collaboration in assessment. In: Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Research Conference 2015; 9-11 Dec 2015, Newport, U.K.. (In Press)

Russell, Daniel J and Avery, Barry (2015) Enhancing engagement through collaboration in assessment. In: 5th Assessment in Higher Education Conference (AHEC); 24-25 Jun 2015, Birmingham, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Russell, Daniel and Avery, Barry (2015) Improving learning through engagement: students as collaborators in assessment. In: 14th European Conference on Research Methodology (ECRM) for Business and Management Studies; 11-12 Jun 2015, Valletta, Malta. ISSN (print) 2049-0968 ISBN 9781910810118

Anderson, Deborah, Lees, Becky and Avery, Barry (2015) Reviewing the literature using the Thematic Analysis Grid. In: 14th European Conference on Research Methodology (ECRM) for Business and Management Studies; 11-12 Jun 2015, Valletta, Malta. ISSN (print) 2049-0968 ISBN 9781910810118

Avery, Barry, Anderson, Deborah and Passera, Mark (2015) Social capital: a framework for innovative learning and teaching? In: Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Research Conference 2015; 9-11 Dec 2015, Newport, U.K.. (In Press)

Lees, Rebecca, Anderson, Deborah and Avery, Barry (2015) Student conceptions of employability: a phenomenographic study. In: 14th European Conference on Research Methodology (ECRM) for Business and Management Studies; 11-12 Jun 2015, Valletta, Malta. ISSN (print) 2049-0968 ISBN 9781910810118

Lees, Rebecca, Anderson, Deborah and Avery, Barry (2015) Student conceptions of employability: a phenomenographic study. In: Festival of Learning 2015; 12-16 Jan 2015, Kingston Upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Anderson, Deborah, Lees, Becky and Avery, Barry (2015) The Thematic Analysis Grid: a strategy for successful literature review writing. In: Festival of Learning 2015; 12-16 Jan 2015, Kingston Upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Database or Web Resource

Preston, John [Research team member], Chakrabarty, Namita [Research team member] and Avery, Barry [Research team member] (2010) Preparedness pedagogies.

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