Invited Talks and Other Presentations

2017

  • “Entrepreneurship as a Key Aspect of the Curriculum: The Development of a Teaching Programme” (poster)
    Chevonne Brady, Mark Zarb, Scott Brady
    Developing Excellence in Medical Education Conference (Manchester, UK)
  • Visit to IUT Toulouse II Blagnac (Blagnac, France)
    Mark Zarb
  • “Teaching for the Real World”
    Mark Zarb
    Enhancing Graduate Employability, Researcher Links Workshop (Bangkok, Thailand)
  • “Retention and Transition”
    Mark Zarb
    RGU Focus On: Transition (Aberdeen, UK)
  • “The Final Cut: A Video-Based Approach to Assessment”
    Jen BirtlesKelman, Mark Zarb
    RGU Learning and Teaching Conference (Aberdeen, UK)
  • “Stakeholder Perceptions of Authentic Assessment”
    Roger McDermott, Mark Zarb
    RGU Learning & Teaching Conference (Aberdeen, UK)
  • “Transitions into Higher Education: what works, what doesn’t, and what we can do to help”
    Mark Zarb
    Higher Education for All, Researcher Links Workshop (Maceio, Brazil)
  • “Towards Gender-Inclusive Programming Pedagogy”
    Bedour Alshaigy, Michael J. Scott, Mark Zarb
    Computing Education Practice (Durham, UK)
  • “Diagnosis of Setbacks and Intervention in Introductory Programming at Scale”
    Michael J. Scott, Mark Zarb, Bedour Alshaigy, Gheorghita Ghinea
    Computing Education Practice (Durham, UK)
  • Visit to Erasmushogeschool Brussel
    Mark Zarb
    Erasmus+ Staff Mobility (Brussels, Belgium)

2016

  • “Extending First Year Student Induction into Computer Science and Digital Media using LEGO Mindstorms”
    Angela A. Siegel, Mark Zarb
    RGU Learning and Teaching Conference (Aberdeen, UK)
  • “Facilitating first year student transitions into HE computing using Lego Mindstorms”
    Mark Zarb, Angela A. Siegel
    HEA Annual STEM Conference (Nottingham, UK)

2015

  • “Supporting Computing Students Transitioning into Higher Education”
    Mark Zarb, Angela A. Siegel
    Computing at Schools Conference (Dundee, UK)
  • “Supporting Computing Students Transitioning into the Workplace”
    Angela A. Siegel, Mark Zarb
    Computing at Schools Conference (Dundee, UK)
  • “Using Arduino to teach introductory programming”
    Rachel Menzies, Mark Zarb
    Computing at Schools Conference (Dundee, UK)
  • “Introducing Pair ‘Programming’ to an audience beyond Computing” (poster)
    Mark Zarb
    RGU Learning and Teaching Conference (Aberdeen, UK)
    Awarded prize for best poster.

2013

  • “Introducing Industry-Inspired Pair Programming Guidelines for Novices”
    Mark Zarb
    Agile Business Conference (London, UK)
    Awarded postgraduate prize for An Academically Sound Research Paper on some Element of one or more Agile Development Frameworks.
  • “Developing Guidelines for Pair Programming Communication”
    Mark Zarb
     University of Dundee, School of Computing PhD Symposium (Dundee, UK)
    * Awarded prize for Excellence as a Doctoral Student.

2012

  • “Towards an Understanding of Communication within Pair Programming”
    Mark Zarb
    SICSA Multimodal Interaction Doctoral Consortium (Glasgow, UK)
  • “Communication and Pair Programming”
    Mark Zarb
     University of Dundee, School of Computing PhD Symposium (Dundee, UK)

2011

  • “Flow so Far: An Empirical Review of the Literature”
    Mark Zarb
     University of Dundee, School of Computing PhD Symposium (Dundee, UK)
  • “Exploring Metrics and Methodologies of Flow for Novice Programming”
    Mark Zarb
    Psychology of Programming Interest Group 2011 (Sheffield, UK).