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Ms. Mary Lyng BSc (Hons), MSc

Title:

Lecturer

School/ Department:

School of Science & Computing - Dept Computing & Mathematics - Database & Analytics

Telephone:

+353 0 51302057

Room Name/ Num:

316 1969 - Main Building

Campus:

Main Campus

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My Biography

Mary Lyng is a Lecturer in the Computing department at WIT since 2001.  Her subject areas are Web Development and Database Systems.  

She is joint programme leader of the BSc in Software Systems Development programme.

She has an MSc in Science by Research, and a BSc (Hons) in Applied Computing.

Attended four modules for ‘MSc in Computing’ stream in ESF Training for Trainers scheme:

  • Graphical User Interface: C++, X Windows, HyperCard.
  • UNIX and Engineering Workstations:  Shell Programming, C Programming, Systems Management.
  • Database Technology: ER modelling. Oracle SQL.
  • World Wide Web Design and Development: The Internet and WWW; WWW Software Tools; Network Management; Advanced Web Design; Javascript; Perl; VRML.

Research

Mary's research interest is in the area of Web Development and the User Experience. She completed her MSc (by research). in 2000, entitled 'Experience Improving WWW based Courseware through evaluating User Satisfaction' under supervisor Prof. Vincent Wade, Trinity College, Dublin. 

Publications:

2005:

Duffy, D., and Lyng, M. (2005) 'Implementation of a hybrid assistive systems for the learning disabled within the Irish third level education system' Proceedings of MedETel 2005, Luxemburg.

2004:

D. Duffy, M. Lyng, L. Stapleton, M. Jordanova and D. Lakov (2004). ‘From assistive technology to assistive systems: Total solutions for the learning disabled’. Proceedings of MEDeTEL international conference, Luxembourg.

D. Duffy, M. Lyng, L. Stapleton, M. Jordanova and D. Lakov (2004). ‘From Assistive Technologies to Assistive Systems: Human Centred Support for the Learning Disabled’, Proceedings of International Multitrack Conference of Advances in Control Systems, University of Vienna (TUWien), Elsevier.

2000:                    

M. Lyng and V. Wade “An automated evaluation service for educational courseware”; WebNet Conference.

1999:                    

M. Lyng and V. Wade (1999) “Experience Improving WWW based courseware through usability studies”; EdMedia Conference.

Teaching

Mary has worked on many programmes across two schools in Waterford Institute of Technology.

She has lectured on the following programmes:

Level 9

  • Training of Trainers (Masters) - Information Systems and Management

Level 8

  • Higher Diploma in Computer Science (online)
  • BSc (Hons) in Software Systems Development
  • BSc (Hons) in Applied Computing
  • BSc (Hons) in Creative Computing
  • Bachelor of Business (Hons)
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Level 7

  • BSc in Software Systems Development
  • BSc in Information Technology
  • BSc in Multimedia Applications Development

 

Mary has lectured and has been involved in the development of the following modules:

  • Website Development 1
  • Website Development 2
  • Web App Development 1
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Database Systems
  • Database Design & Management

Other

Academic Council

  • Mary is a current member of the Academic Council. At present she is on the Planning committee.