Dan Flood

Dan Flood, MA BSc(Hons) FHEA MBCS

PhD Student at Centre for Data Science (Part-Time), Lecturer in Cloud Computing at CU Coventry

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Biography

Lecturer in Cloud Computing at CU Coventry (Full-Time)

During the course of my employment at Coventry University Group, I have led the development and approval of the Cloud Computing BSc(Hons) course developed in collaboration in Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate. During this process I was engaging attaining my FHEA status through the PgCAPHE program this ran simultaneously to the degree design process and I was particularly interested in the design of modules to enhance student engagement.

My experience in teaching/programming covers C#, Java, Node.Js, React and React Native building Web applications connected to Relational (T-SQL, MySQL and Oracle SQL) and Non-Relational Databases (DynamoDB). During my MA I also used R to perform sentiment analysis and used Quantitative Content Analysis tools (Twitter Content Analysis Tool TCAT) to examine social media events. Additionally, I also teach cloud skills in serverless computing AWS Lambda(FaaS), NoSQL using DynamoDB, REST APIs using API Gateway and Elastic Computing (EBS, VPC, EC2, S3 & Elastic Beanstalk).

PhD Project

Measuring,Understanding and Improving Student Engagement in Programming Teaching.

Supervisory Team

Dr Matthew England

Director of Study

Dr David Croft

Second supervisor

Dr Beate Grawemeyer

Third supervisor

 

Education/Academic qualification

Digital Media and Culture , MA, University of Warwick

Award Date: 17 Jan 2019

Information Technology, Degree, Coventry University

Award Date: 17 Nov 2015

Higher Education, Postgraduate Certificate, Coventry University