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Mr. Ken McCarthy MSc

Title:

Head of Technology Enhanced Learning (Acting)

School/ Department:

Education and Lifelong Learning - Centre for Technology-Enhanced Learning

Telephone:

+353 0 51 302913

Room Name/ Num:

FTG29 T- Block/ FTG Rooms

Campus:

Main Campus

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My Biography

Ken works in the Centre for Technology-Enhanced Learning in Waterford Institute of Technology as Head of Technology Enhanced Learning a cross-institutional management position which provides support to the institute leadership in the development and implementation of technology-enhanced learning, integrating technology-enhanced learning strategically in supporting curriculum delivery and supporting academic and support staff in enhancing their capacity to utilise technology. 

Prior to his current role, he worked in the Centre for Technology-Enhanced Learning as eLearning Instructional Designer providing pedagogical and technical guidance for a range of projects across the institute. Working with various professionals tasked with planning, managing, developing delivering and refining blended and online programmes, or elements of programmes within WIT. He was previously the Springboard Coordinator in the institute where he was responsible for the promotion and recruitment for a range of strategically funded programmes aimed at job seekers.

A lifelong learner, Ken has completed a Higher Diploma in Business in Management in WIT and an MSc in the Management of Internet Enterprise Systems with DCU along with a number of other short courses both online and on-campus.

Teaching

Ken has delivered a range of staff CPD courses around technology-enhanced learning and has also delivered the section on existing and emerging technology on the Level 9 Blended Learning module.  He has also worked for DCU as an Open Education tutor on their online MSc programmes.