Ali Darejeh

PhD Candidate and casual Academic staff
Administrative Assistant

Ali Darejeh is teaching staff and computer science researcher in the field of Human-Computer Interaction and Software Engineering at the University of New South Wales.

His PhD focuses on developing a new E-learning platform for teaching complex software applications to novice users through applying gamification to decrease learners’ cognitive load. His major research interests are in user interface design for users with limited computer literacy, and application of gamification to enhance users’ motivation and learning performance.


Conference Presentations
Darejeh A; Marcus N; Sweller J, 2018, 'The effect of gamification on novice users’ cognitive load while learning software applications via E-learning systems', presented at 11th International cognitive load theory conference 2018, 11 September 2018 - 13 September 2018
Darejeh AD; Marcus NM; sweller JS, 2017, 'How to decrease cognitive load to facilitate learning software applications', presented at 10th International Cognitive Load Theory conference, Wollongong, NSW, 20 November 2017 - 22 November 2017
Journal articles
Darejeh A; Salim, S.S. ; Asemi, A. , 2017, 'Speech pronunciation practice system for speech-impaired children: a systematic review of impacts and functionality', Universal Access in the Information Society: international journal, vol. 16, pp. 1 - 21,
Darejeh A; Siti Salwah Salim , 2016, 'Gamification solutions to enhance software user engagement ‐ A systematic review', International Journal of Human‐Computer Interaction, vol. 32, pp. 613 - 642,
Darejeh A; Singh D, 2014, 'Increasing Microsoft Office Usability for Middle-Aged and Elder Users with Less Computer Literacy', Journal of Industrial and Intelligent Information, vol. 2, pp. 56 - 62,
Darejeh A; Hadad Pajouh H; Darejeh A, 2014, 'An investigation on the use of expert systems in developing web-based fitness exercise plan generator', International Review on Computers and Software, vol. 9, pp. 1442 - 1448,
Darejeh A; Singh D, 2014, 'An investigation on Ribbon interface design guidelines for people with less computer literacy', Computer Standards and Interfaces, vol. 36, pp. 808 - 820,
Darejeh A; Singh D, 2013, 'A review on user interface design principles to increase software usability for users with less computer literacy', Journal of Computer Science, vol. 9, pp. 1443 - 1450,