St Andrews HCI Research Group

Mrs Adriana Wilde

Adriana Wilde is an Associate Lecturer at the University of St Andrews, pursuing a part-time PhD in Computer Science under the supervision of Ed Zaluska and Dave Millard at the University of Southampton, focusing on factors related to student success in Higher Education and MOOCs, as well as the use of technology for teaching, assessment and feedback.

Adriana’s background is multidisciplinary but with a strong dual interest in education and technology. Following her B.CompSc.(Hons) degree at the Universidad Central de Venezuela, Adriana delivered several computer science courses there. She also holds several teaching qualifications from the UK, including a PGCE in Post-Compulsory Education and Training, and has taught in diverse educational environments, including primary schools, further education colleges as well as universities. Adriana has been awarded an MSc in Computer Science by the Universities of Berne, Fribourg and Neuchâtel in Switzerland (with specialism in Distributed Systems and a minor in Education), and was a Mayflower Scholar for Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton, becoming a PhD candidate and a Teaching Fellow in the same department. She has supervised fifteen MSc projects: in Data Science (5), Computer Science (2), Web Technologies (6), and Software Engineering (2) and six final-year undergraduate dissertations. Adriana's latest publications can be found in PURE

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