Anthony E. Ward

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We studied 26 physicians in postgraduate medical training ("house staff") to objectively quantify their sleep, alertness, and psychomotor performance while working on call. This study provided precise data on the extent of sleep deprivation during a typical call night, the workload factors predictive of sleep loss, and the extent to which protected time for(More)
Over the last 20 years the European Association for Education in Electrical and Information Engineering (EAEEIE) has proven itself to be a strong organization aiming to support Electrical and Information Engineering (EIE) education across Europe. EAEEIE members participated in several EU projects (i.e. ELLEIEC, THEIERE) with recognized contribution to EIE(More)
Technical programmes frequently focus exclusively on the associated technical domain knowledge and skills with perhaps some generic skills development coincidentally and perhaps accidentally included. If Higher Education (HE), as the main provider of competent graduates, is to enable employers to be able to respond to the key global challenges of the next(More)
The ability of students in public speaking is a stated requirement for Electrical and Information Engineering students at all levels according to the Washington, Sydney and Dublin Accords and UK and European Qualifications standards. It is also a frequently cited requirement in job specifications for graduate engineers. Effective public speaking is a skill(More)
— There have been a number of reports over recent years on alternative approaches to teaching that concentrate on encouraging the student to take the initiative. These include but are not limited to problem-based, studio-based, inquiry-based and curiosity-based learning. The purpose of this focused study into curiosity-based learning (CBL) within a small(More)