Arnold Neville Pears – Senior Lecturer
Head of Division (Computer Systems)
|Address:||Division of Computer Systems
Department of Information Technology
SE-751 05 Uppsala
|Visit:||ITC building 1,
ITC building 19, floor 2, room 19210b
|Phone:||+46 18 - 471 1066|
|Mobile:||+46 70 425 09 41|
|Fax:||+46 18 511925|
|Web:||Personal web page|
Something to think about
"Certainly the prolonged education indispensable to the progress of Society is not natural to mankind. It cuts against the grain. A boy would like to follow his father in pursuit of food or prey. He would like to be doing serviceable things so far as his utmost strength allowed. He would like to be earning wages however small to help to keep up the home. He would like to have some leisure of his own to use or misuse as he pleased. He would ask little more than the right to work or starve. And then perhaps in the evenings a real love of learning would come to those who are worthy - and why try to stuff in those who are not? - and knowledge and thought would open the `magic casements´ of the mind."
-- Winston Churchill
In my role as Head of the Division of Computer Systems I can usually be found in ITC campus, Building 1 in Room 1442 on Monday and Tuesday each week. Meetings and other activities I engage in as Head of Division are listed in the calendar below.
I am a Associate Professor in Computing Education Research and coordinator of the Uppsala Computing Education Research Group (UpCERG).
Between 1999 and 2009 I was a senior researcher in the Communications Research group.
Curricula vitae for a range of purposes can be downloaded from the links below.
- Full Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
- Full Publication List (Generated from DIVA)
- 1 Page CV (Vetenskapsrådet version)
- Publications (last 8 years)
- Pegagogic CV/Merits (2 page version)
2004-present Director of the CeTUSS Center for Engineering Education
2009-present Member of the Academic Senate of Uppsala University
2010-2012 Steering Committee Chair for IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference
2012-2014 Elected to the IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors
Elected member of the Departmental Board and the Board of Studies for Technology and Natural Sciences.
Chairman of the Program Committee for profile education in the Faculty of Technology and Natural Sciences.
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