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Ms. Brenda O'Neill BSc, MSc.

Title:

Lecturer

School/ Department:

School of Science & Computing - Dept Computing & Mathematics - Media Development & Production

Telephone:

+353 0 84 5571

Room Name/ Num:

323 1969 - Main Building

Campus:

Main Campus

My Blog/Website:

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My Biography

Brenda has a Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing degree from Waterford Institute of Technology (1998). In 2004 she completed a Master of Science (by research) degree under TSSG from Waterford Institute of Technology. Masters Title: "Emerging Standards in on-line Education".

Research

Publication: Mícheál Ó Foghlú and Brenda O’Neill, Standards in On-line Education, WIT Library Journal, Erga, September 2004.

Teaching

Brenda has  been lecturing in Waterford Institute of Technology from 1998 to date.

Past programme leader for BSc. in Multimedia Applications Development.

Past co-ordinator for the BSc. in Multimedia 4th year projects.

Past organiser of a "Multimedia morning" where "Cartoon Saloon" were among those who gave a talk to the students.

Recent modules taught:

  • OO Programming Fundamentals
  • OO Programming Principles
  • Traditional Graphic Design
  • Video Commercial Production
  • Video Commercial Editing and Effects
  • Assisted on the delivery of the transition year (TY) programming module in Waterford.
  • Assisted in delivery of "Hour of Code" to transition year (TY) students in Waterford (2017)

 

  • Involved in creation and delivery of workshops on Video Production for Computing camps. (2015 to date)
  • Involved in assisting on the Web Design October camp workshop (2017).
  • 4th year student Project Supervision
     

Courses:

3rd November, 2017 -  Attended W.I.T. morning workshop on Game Design Documents given by Brenda Romero - world renowned gaming designer and developer. [Games]

26th October, 2017 - Visited Ashford Studio in Wicklow. [Film]

2nd and 3rd November, 2016: Attended 2 morning  "in house" training course on Android app development using Android Studio.

16th November 2015 - Attended a talk on the Shotgun asset management software given by Darragh Casey.
DARAGH CASEY is a specialist in provision of Shotgun Asset/Project Management services to the Multimedia Industry. He presented a talk on the Shotgun tools and services as well as his experiences working at Windmill Lane.
 

04th November, 2015 Attended talk in Arc Labs in Waterford.  It was given by Dr. Jason Jerald ( a visiting Professor) from the University of Northern Caroline (UNC). The topic was Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)

27th October, 2015 IBM BlueMix workshop in Waterford Institute of Technology.

11th October, 2015 One Day Animation Workshop by Rory Conway at Waterford Institute of Technology.

08th October, 2015 Dronecode Flight day at Newcastle Airfield in Wicklow.

5th October, 2015 Workshop on the DroneCode open source software at the Spencer Hotel in Dublin.

June 29th 2015 Completed "Explore Filmmaking: from Script to Screen" 6 week on-line course from FutureLearn.

8th March, 2014 One day Storyboarding course given by  Paul J. Bolger Director of Pillar Stone Productions at the Guinness Enterprise Center, Dublin

Areas of Interest

  • Programming - visual programming using p5.js and Javascript.
  • Video/film production: The Production Pipeline
    • Pre-production
      • concept generation/storyboarding/animatic/call sheets
    • Production 
      • Taking of footage
      • Collection of "rushes"
    • Post Production
      • Editing and compositing
      • Rendering
  • Use of green screen.
  • Video/short film project management
  • Photography
  • Animation
  • Women in Technology Event (2018)