School of Science & Computing - Dept Computing & Mathematics
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2007: Masters of Science (Research), Universtiy of Limerick.
2002: Graduate Diploma in Commercial Computing, Waterford Institute of Technology.
1997: Higher Diploma in Education, University College Cork.
1996: BA (Joint Honours) Degree in Economics and Mathematical Studies, University College Cork.
The title of my research masters was:
'An investigation of the role of ICT in enhancing service mathematics learning in higher education'
My research areas of interest are:
I have been lecturing in WIT since 1999, over that period I have mostly taught mathematics modules to first and second year students. I have also taught Project Management and Software Engineering to third year Multimedia students for a number of years. Here is the list of the mathematics modules which have taught :
BSc Information Technology Yr 1 - Mathematics, Statstical Analysis
BSc Information Technology Yr 2 - Mathematical Modeling
BSc Software Systems Development Yr 1 - Mathematics, Statstical Analysis
BSc Multimedia Applications Development Yr 1 - Maths for Computing, Mathematical Modeling & Statistics
BSc (Hons) Applied Computing Yr 1 - Applied Calculus
BSc (Hons) Construction Management - Mathematics (Yr 1), Operations Management (Yr 2)
BSc (Hons) Finance & Investment Yr 1, BA (Hons) Arts (Yr 1) - Business & Financial Maths
I have provided learning support to students in the Maths Learning Centre in W.I.T .
I have also engaged in designing, reviewing and updating mathematics modules in the Computing & Mathematics Dept and the Built Evironment Dept.
From September 1997 to October 1999, I worked for Kilkenny V.E.C. and I taught the following:
NCVA and City Guilds Computing Modules, V.T.O.S. Centre, Waterford Rd., Waterford
Junior Cert (Ord) Maths, Leaving Cert (Ord & Hons) Maths, V.T.O.S Centre, Waterford Rd., Waterford
Ecomonics to 2nd year Business students (Institute of Public Adminstration), Ormonde College, Kilkenny.
Since I gained employment in W.I.T. I have attended the following:
Irish Maths Support Network: Workshop on Survey Creation and Analysis, University of Limerick, June 15th 2009
3rd Irish Mathematics Service Teaching Conference, Waterford Institute of Technology, May 26th – 27th 2008.
Second National Conference on Research in Mathematics Education – “Walking the Talk” – Using Mathematics Education Research, St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. September 14th – 15th 2007
14th International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics, University of Limerick. June 26th – 29th 2007
3rd Irish Symposium for Undergraduate Mathematics Education, National University of Ireland, Galway, December 15th – 16th 2006
Maths Workshop Program (Maths Education in IoTs), IT Tralee, May 11th 2005