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Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer ScienceMCS 1009+44 (0) 191 33 40418


Dr Stewart has worked in the areas of HCI, Serious Games, Personalised Systems, Multimedia and Cultural Studies in research and education for over 25 years. Dr Stewart's doctoral research (entitled A Cultural Education Model: Design and Implementation of Adaptive Multimedia Interfaces in eLearning) consists of examining the effect that technology enhanced learning is having on cultural education and how HCI influences this.

Research interests

  • Adaptive Systems
  • HCI
  • User modelling
  • Personalised Systems
  • elearning
  • Cultural Studies

Media Contacts

Available for media contact about:

  • Business: Education and awareness: Personalised, digital systems
  • Computer Science: Personalised, digital systems
  • Computer Science: Information systems and Cultural studies
  • Identity, ethnicity and culture: Information systems and Cultural studies
  • Science: Education, industry & the community: Information systems and Cultural studies


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Conference Paper

Doctoral Thesis

  • Stewart, Craig (2012). A cultural education model: design and implementation of adaptive multimedia interfaces in eLearning. University of Nottingham. PhD.
  • Celik, Ilknur, Stewart, Craig & Ashman, Helen (2006). Interoperability as an aid to authoring: Accessing user models in multiple AEH systems. CiteSeerX. PhD.
  • Ashman, Helen L, Brailsford, Tim, Martin, Duncan, Moore, Adam & Stewart, Craig (2003). Proxy-based linking in an adaptive Web-based Integrated Learning Environment. ACTA Press. PhD.

Journal Article

  • Alshehri, Mohammad, Alamri, Ahmed, Cristea, Alexandra I. & Stewart, Craig D. (2021). Towards Designing Profitable Courses: Predicting Student Purchasing Behaviour in MOOCs. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education 31(2): 215-233.
  • Lameras, Petros, Arnab, Sylvester, Dunwell, Ian, Stewart, Craig, Clarke, Samantha & Petridis, Panagiotis (2017). Essential features of serious games design in higher education: Linking learning attributes to game mechanics. British journal of educational technology 48(4): 972-994.
  • Ashman, Helen Brailsford, Tim Cristea, A. I., Sheng, Quan Z. Stewart, Craig Toms, Elaine G. & Wade, Vincent (2014). The ethical and social implications of personalization technologies for e-learning. Information & Management 51(6): 819-832.
  • Hendrix, Maurice, Dunwell, Ian, Lameras, Petros, Arnab, Sylvester, Petridis, Panagiotis, Stewart, Craig, De Freitas, Sara, Backlund, Per & Liarokapis, Fotis (2013). Serious games and e-learning standards: Towards an integrated experience. Journal of Advanced Distributed Learning Technology (JADLeT) 1(1): 9-20.
  • Khan, Javed, Cristea, Alexandra I & Stewart, Craig (2011). Adaptive Authoring of Adaptive Hypermedia towards, Role-based, Adaptive Authoring. Computers and Advanced Technology in Education
  • Cristea, Alexandra I, Carro, Rosa M & Stewart, Craig D (2010). Advances in authoring of adaptive web-based systems. Journal of Universal Computer Science
  • Ashman, Helen, Brailsford, Tim, Burnett, Gary, Goulding, Jim, Moore, Adam, Stewart, G & Truran, Mark (2009). HCI and the Web. Human-Computer Interaction. Design Issues, Solutions and Applications 231-244.
  • Stewart, Craig (2008). Authoring \& Culture in Online Education. J. UCS 14(17): 2877-2896.
  • Ghali, Fawaz, Cristea, Alexandra I & Stewart, Craig (2008). My online teacher 2.0.
  • Meccawy, Maram, Stewart, Craig D & Ashman, Helen (2007). Adaptive educational hypermedia interoperability and content creation with a web service-based architecture. International Journal of Learning Technology 3(3): 269-285.
  • Cristea, Alexandra, Stewart, Craig, Brailsford, Tim & Cristea, Paul (2007). Adaptive Hypermedia System Interoperability: a'real world'evaluation. Journal of Digital Information 8(3).
  • Dolog, Peter, Kravcik, Milos & Cristea, Alexandra (2007). Specification, authoring and prototyping of personalized workplace learning solutions.
  • Stewart, Craig, Cristea, Alexandra I, Brailsford, Tim & Ashman, Helen (2005). 'Authoring once, delivering many': creating reusable adaptive courseware.
  • Williams, Bill (2005). Formal online discussions: reflections on process. Journal of Educational Technology \& Society 8(1): 1-7.
  • Cristea, Alexandra I, Stewart, Craig, Brailsford, Tim & Cristea, Paul (2005). Evaluation of Interoperability of Adaptive Hypermedia Systems: testing the MOT to WHURLE conversion in a classroom setting.
  • Brown, Elizabeth, Cristea, Alexandra, Stewart, Craig & Brailsford, Tim (2005). Patterns in authoring of adaptive educational hypermedia: A taxonomy of learning styles. Journal of Educational Technology \& Society 8(3): 77-90.
  • Stewart, Craig, Cristea, Alexandra, Moore, Adam, Brailsford, Tim & Ashman, Helen (2004). Authoring and delivering adaptive courseware.
  • Brailsford, Timothy, Ashman, Helen, Stewart, Craig, Zakaria, Mohamed Ramzy & Moore, Adam (2002). User control of adaptation in an automated web-based learning environment.
  • Brailsford, Timothy J, Stewart, Craig D, Zakaria, Mohamed Ramzy & Moore, Adam (2002). Autonavigation, links and narrative in an adaptive web-based integrated learning environment.
  • Brailsford, Tim J, Moore, Adam, Stewart, Craig D, Zakaria, Mohamed Ramzy, Choo, Ban Seng & Davies, Peter (2001). Towards a framework to effective web-based distributed learning.

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