Philip Barker

Philip Barker is a distinguished emeritus professor within the school of computing at Teesside University in the United Kingdom. He is a founder member of and a principal researcher in the interactive systems research group - a multidisciplinary team of computer scientists and psychologists involved in studying various aspects of human-computer interaction and the effects of electronic technology on people’s mental and physical behaviour. Professor Barker is a national teaching fellow of the UK’s higher education academy and acts as co-editor of the journal ‘innovations in education and teaching international’. He has published numerous books and research papers. His latest book entitled ‘Electronic Performance Support: Using Digital Technology to Enhance Human Ability’ was published in February 2010 by Gower. He is currently working with Springer on a major reference work entitled the 'Encyclopaedia of the Sciences of Learning' for which he is the associate editor for the section that deals with cognitive psychology and cognitive science.

Publications

Pictorial Pedagogy
Philip Barker. © 2013. 10 pages.
For sighted people, pictures provide an important mechanism of communication; they are also a valuable learning resource. This paper discusses these issues in context to their...
Foreword
Philip Barker. © 2011. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Handbook of Research on E-Learning Standards and Interoperability: Frameworks and Issues.
Pictorial Pedagogy
Philip Barker. © 2011. 11 pages.
For sighted people, pictures provide an important mechanism of communication; they are also a valuable learning resource. This paper discusses these issues in context to their...