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Andrew K Bissett MSc, Ed.D, MBCS, CITP

Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering, Graphics and Multimedia

Summary

Nominated as an ‘inspirational teacher’, 2011

40+ publications mostly in the area of the social and ethical dimensions of computing, along with some in software engineering and some in higher education.

Editorial board member for the Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society.

Steering Committee member for the ETHICOMP series of conferences 2011-15

  • About

    Education and Qualifications

    Doctorate in Education (Ed D) Sheffield Hallam University, July 2013. Dissertation title: The Business of English Universities: Business Models and Curriculum. Supervisors: Prof. Sylvia Johnson (FDS) & Prof. Stephen Ball (SBS).

    MSc Computer Studies, Sheffield City Polytechnic (CNAA) October 1987. Dissertation title: An External Data Structure Tool for Pascal.

    BSc (Hons) Electronics, University of Kent at Canterbury, July 1976.

    Previous Appointments

    Lecturer (temporary contract) in electronic engineering and IT related subjects, Dept. of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Sheffield City Polytechnic, April 1989 - August 1990.

    Research Associate (software development - CAD systems), ESPRIT 'Advanced Integrated Circuits Design Aids' project, Dept. of Computation UMIST, April 1986 - April 1989.

    Medical Physics Technician, Sheffield Area Health Authority, January 1978 - April 1986.

    Design Engineer (VHF radiotelephones), Racal Marine, Broadstairs, August 1976 - December 1977

    Software Engineering
    Social & Ethical Impact of IT

  • Teaching

    Department of Computing

    Science, Technology and Arts

    Software Engineering, Graphics and Multimedia

    Various concerning Management of IT Projects

  • Publications

    Journal articles

    Bissett, A., & Shipton, G. (2000). Some human dimensions of computer virus creation and infection. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 52 (5), 899-913. http://doi.org/10.1006/ijhc.1999.0361

    Conference papers

    Bissett, A., & Kimppa, K. (2010). Conrad, Kant and computers : porfessional duty and IT. In ETHICOMP 2010 (12th International Conference on the Social and Ethical Impacts of Information and Communication Technology) : The "backwards, forwards and sideways" changes of ICT, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, 14 April 2010 - 16 April 2010. http://www.ccsr.cse.dmu.ac.uk/conferences/ethicomp/ethicomp2010/abstracts/ethicomp2010_bissett_kimppa.php

    Bissett, A., & Kimppa, K. (2008). Gold farming. In ETHICOMP 2008 (10th International Conference on the Social and Ethical Impacts of Information and Communication Technology) : "Living, Working And Learning Beyond Technology", University of Pavia, Mantua, Italy, 24 September 2008 - 26 September 2008. http://www.ccsr.cse.dmu.ac.uk/conferences/ethicomp/ethicomp2008/abstracts/ethicomp2008_kimppa_bissett.php

    Bissett, A.K., & Siddiqi, J.I.A. (1996). Deming and software - Strange bedfellows? SOFTWARE QUALITY MANAGEMENT IV - IMPROVING QUALITY, 123-132.

    BISSETT, A.K., & SIDDIQI, J.I.A. (1995). HOW WILL THE CAPABILITY MATURITY MODEL FARE IN EUROPE. SOFTWARE QUALITY MANAGEMENT III, VOL 1, 171-182.

    Book chapters

    Habgood, M.P.J. (2011). Maintaining an ethical balance in the curriculum design of games-based degrees. In Bissett, A., Ward Bynum, T., Light, A., Lauener, A., & Rogerson, S. (Eds.) Ethicomp 2011 : the social impact of social computing : Proceedings of the twelfth international conference. (pp. 202-209). Sheffield Hallam University Press

    Adam, A., Bogdanovich, D., Dowd, M., & Wattam, E. (2011). Mapping the online privacy landscape. In Bissett, A., Bynum, T.W., Light, A., Lauener, A., & Rogerson, S. (Eds.) The social impact of social computing : ETHICOMP 2011 : proceedings of the Twel[f]th International Conference, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK, 14 to 16 September 2011. (pp. 5-7). Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University

    Bissett, A. (2009). Academics as entrepreneurs : the changing nature of academic professionalism. In Academic futures : inquiries into higher education and pedagogy. (pp. 111-126). Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars

    Bissett, A.K. (2009). Academics as entrepreneurs: the changing nature of professionalism in higher education. In King, V. (Ed.) Academic Futures. (pp. 111-124). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press

    Shibl, R., Fielden, K., Bissett, A., & Pain, D. (2008). Trust and clinical information systems. In Duquenoy, P., George, C., & Kimppa, K. (Eds.) Ethical, legal and social aspects of medical informatics. (pp. 48-64). Hershey, Pa: Medical Information Science Reference

    Bissett, A. (2008). What are Universities for? In Researching academic visions and realities : academic writing, conceptions of leadership, emergent pedagogies. (pp. 59-65). Coventry: iPED: http://curve.coventry.ac.uk/cu/items/0cd84b30-113e-2289-861b-3e01655cfc61/1/iPED2008proceedings.pdf

  • Other activities

    Editorial board member for the Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society.

    Steering Committee member for the ETHICOMP series of conferences 2011-15.

    Organiser and Co-Chair of ETHICOMP 2011, Sheffield Hallam University.

    Track Chair for ETHICOMP 2015, De Montfort University.

    Paper reviewing panel member for Human Choice and Computers (HCC11) International conference sponsored by IFIP (2014).

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