Ali Darejeh

Academic staff
Postdoctoral Fellow

Ali Darejeh is an academic staff and computer science researcher in the field of Human-Computer-Interaction and Software Engineering at the University of New South Wales. His major research interests are in user interface design for users with limited computer literacy, Virtual / Augmented reality, Serious games, Gamification, E-learning systems, and Cognitive load theory.

Journal articles
Darejeh A; Marcus N; Sweller J, 2021, 'The effect of narrative-based E-learning systems on novice users’ cognitive load while learning software applications', Educational Technology Research and Development,
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,
Conference Presentations
Darejeh A; Marcus N; Sweller J, 2019, 'Comparing static content, animation and interactive animation while teaching software through narrative-based e-Learning systems.', presented at 12th International Cognitive Load theory conference, 17 June 2019 - 19 June 2019
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
  • CSE fund to work on the application of virtual and augmented reality for running online classes.
  • Best presentation award in CSE research symposium 2018, Awarded by School of computer science, UNSW.
  • Engineering Design and Professional Practice
  • Human computer interaction course
  • Software engineering course
  • Database, Spreadsheet, & Web design course
  • Ethics and management course
  • Software project course