Waynesburg University will host Philip Anderson as the Glenn A. and Jane L. Crosby Lecture Series speaker Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 7 p.m. The lecture will be held in Alumni Hall on the campus of Waynesburg University. Admission is free, and the public is cordially invited to attend.
Anderson is a program director within the Department of Computer Science and Digital Technologies at Northumbria University in the United Kingdom, where he is responsible for strategic direction and effective management of a number of programs within the department.
Anderson’s lecture, “The Challenges of Developing and Teaching a Digital Forensics Curriculum,” will outline a number of learning and teaching methods and approaches that can be used to effectively teach a digital forensics degree curriculum.
His address will highlight the challenges and potential solutions identified thus far by Northumbria University in their Computer and Digital Forensics degree course delivery. Anderson will also discuss industry and student views while examining potential career pathways for graduates.
Anderson has more than 14 years of extensive teaching experience in higher education with more than nine years of subject expertise in developing and teaching digital and computer forensic modules. His main research interests are innovative learning and teaching and student assessments.
The Glenn A. and Jane L. Crosby Lectures, funded by 1950 Magna Cum Laude graduates of Waynesburg University Glenn A. and Jane Lichtenfels Crosby, bring to the University visiting scholars who are distinguished in their disciplines. During the visit, the scholars interact with faculty, staff and students, giving guest lectures in classes, formal presentations and informal group talks. The event culminates in a final public lecture.
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