Electronics and Computer Science (ECS), University of Southampton

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS)

Professor Mike Wald

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Professor Mike Wald

ECS, Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering
University of Southampton
Southampton, United Kingdom. SO17 1BJ

Position: Academic staff in Web and Internet Science
Extension: 23667
Telephone: Work (Voice): +44 (0)23 8059 3667
Email: mw@ecs.soton.ac.uk
URI: http://id.ecs.soton.ac.uk/person/5740 [browse]

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Interests: accessibility, e-learning, linked data, multimedia fragment, speech recognition

Biography

Professor Wald leads research into accessible technologies in the Web and Internet Science Research Group, ECS and has advised HEFCE, JISC, BECTA and Universities on enhancing learning through the use of technologies. He established the University's MSc in Computer Based Learning and Centre for Enabling and Learning Technologies (CELT) in 1994 and was involved in the establishment of the University's Disability and Assistive Technology Services. He is a founder member of the International Liberated Learning Consortium that includes other leading universities (e.g. MIT) and organisations (e.g. IBM, Nuance) and is investigating how speech recognition can make teaching and learning more accessible. 

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