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Ms. Catherine Fitzpatrick

Title:

Lecturer in Multimedia

School/ Department:

School of Science & Computing - Dept Computing & Mathematics - Software, Mobile and Web Development

Telephone:

+353 0 51302741

Room Name/ Num:

325 1969 - Main Building

Campus:

Main Campus

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My Biography

Position: Lecturer in Multimedia

Academic Qualifications:

  • M.Sc. in Computing
  • B.Sc. in Applied Computing

Research

Publications and Presentations:

* Fitzpatrick, C. and Lanigan, M. (2004). “Accessibility guidelines for the World Wide Web”. Article published in the Irish Scientist Yearbook 2004.

* Fitzpatrick, C. (2003). “A Meta-level Approach, using XML, to the development of e-learning Material”. Paper presented at the EdTech Conference, Waterford Institute of Technology.

* Masters Thesis “Computer Based Learning and Primary Education”, 2002.

* Research paper for EDTECH 2003, the fourth Annual Irish Educational Technology Users Conference, May 2003. The title of the paper is: “A Meta-level Approach, using XML, to the development of e-learning Material”. The paper was presented at the conference in W.I.T.

* Research paper for the 2nd Annual Conference of the Learning and Teaching Support Network (LTSN) Centre for Information and Computer Sciences, August 2001. The title of the paper is: “An XML approach to creating Web-based Learning Environments”. The paper was presented at the conference at the University of North London in August 2001.

* Poster for the LTSN Conference, August 2001. This poster was also presented at the conference.

* Research paper for The Irish Scientist Yearbook, 2001, titled: “Developing a Web-based Architecture for a School Curriculum”.

Research Experience

 

* Masters Title: Computer Based Learning and Primary Education. The principal objective of my research masters was to produce a multimedia teaching application aimed at a certain young age group based on a design strategy developed from the application of suitable Education and Learning theories to Computer-Based Learning.

o WeLearnT Research: Computer Assisted Assessment & Multiple Intelligences

* The Open Distance Learning Project. The aim of this project was to develop and trial the operation of a Pan European Open and Distance Learning (ODL) environment to support pre-school teacher training using distance training.

* EU MINERVA project on Web-development for Social Inclusion. I was involved in this project as a researcher, developer and coordinator.

* EU Comenius project.

Teaching

Teaching Experience:

Postgraduate:

Research Masters Student Supervision

Taught Masters Student Supervision

M.Sc in Multimedia & eLearning – Instructional Design

Undergraduate Lecturing 

eLearning & Accessibility, Web Design, Web Development, Programming, Software Engineering, HCI, ICT Skills, Project Supervision.