Ms Isla Ross

Teaching Fellow

Computer and Information Sciences

Personal statement

Awarded BSc(Hons) degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from The University of Edinburgh in 1983. A period was spent as a researcher at The University of Edinburgh’s Department of Strategic Studies and as lecturer at Telford College, Stevenson College and Napier College. Appointed lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Strathclyde in 1989 and moved to Teaching Fellow post in 2013.

Publications

Using social cognitive career theory to understand why students choose to study computer science
Alshahrani Amnah, Ross Isla, Wood Murray
Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research (2018)
Local pre-processing for node classification in networks : application in protein-protein interaction
Foley Christopher Eric, Al Azwari Sana Mohammad M, Dufton Mark, Ross Isla, Wilson John
Information Technology in Bio- and Medical Informatics Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol 8060, pp. 32-46 (2013)
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40093-3_3
Data value storage for compressed semi-structured data
Tripney Brian Grieve, Ross Isla, Wilson Francis, Wilson John
Database and Expert Systems Applications Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol 8056, pp. 174-188 (2013)
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40173-2_16
Improving the mental models held by novice programmers using cognitive conflict and jeliot visualisations
Ma L, Ferguson J D, Roper M, Ross I, Wood M
ITICSE 2009 , pp. 166-170 (2009)
https://doi.org/10.1145/1562877.1562931
A web-based learning model for improving programming students' mental models
Ma L, Ferguson J D, Roper M, Ross I, Wood M
Proceedings of the 9th annual conference of the subject centre for information and computer sciences 9th Annual Conference of the Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences, pp. 88-94 (2008)
Using cognitive conflict and visualisation to improve mental models held by novice programmers
Ma L, Ferguson J D, Roper M, Ross I, Wood M
Proceedings of the 39th ACM SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education , pp. 342-346 (2008)
https://doi.org/10.1145/1352135.1352253

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