Christopher Willitts

Senior Tutor Computing


Christopher Willits

Biography

Himself a B&FC graduate, Christopher has first-hand experience of both the student and faculty experience within the College. He is the Senior Tutor Higher Education in the newly formed Computing Department, and has been involved in promoting online learning development opportunities.

Christopher has a passion for emerging and evolving technologies, which he brings to the workroom wherever possible. He has been heavily involved in curriculum revalidation projects and has also written units for the Foundation Degree Software Engineering and Games Design.

In September 2016, Christopher graduated from UCLan with a Master’s Degree in Interaction Design (with Distinction): his research focused on the emergence of video game based interactive visual media, and the method by which the experience of the viewer (or secondary player) can be improved using a bespoke framework.

In recent years, Christopher has worked closely with Brian House Children’s Hospice, assisting the charity in raising their social media profile to help raise awareness and funding. He has also delivered social media best practice presentations within the College as well as to local businesses.

Expert In...

• interaction design
• human computer interaction
• social media marketing
• website design and development
• games design and narrative
• video post-production

Qualifications and Accolades

• Master’s Degree in Interaction Design [with Distinction]
• BSc (Hons) Internet Media Technologies
• PGCE

Industry Background

Professional Activities

• Event organisation for Computing at B&FC
• Member of the British Computer Society
• Programme Leader for Interactive Media Development

Why B&FC?

B&FC is a place where everyone feels safe and re-assured, with staff facilitating a wonderful working and learning environment for all who are part of the College. It’s a place where everyone feels accepted and challenged to achieve far beyond their expectations.

Quote

“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vince Lombardi