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Dr Brenda Mullally

Dr Brenda MullallyDr Brenda Mullally PhD

Full-Time Lecturer


Qualifications 

PhD Computer Science
BSc (Hons) Commercial Software Development. First Class.
BSc (Ord) Hotel Management: Merit


Teaching Experience

September 2007 – present Waterford Institute of Technology – School of Science: Full-time Lecturer. Responsible for development, delivery, exam setting and correcting levels 6, 7 & 8.
September 2006 – 2007 Waterford Institute of Technology – School of Science: 6 hour contract as Assistant Lecturer. Responsible for development, delivery, exam setting and correcting of Information Systems module in the BA Lang & Marketing and Software Engineering practical classes on the BSc Multimedia Applications Development levels 6 & 7.
September 2003 – 2006 Waterford Institute of Technology – School of Science: Studentship teaching included practical sessions and tutorials in the areas of Microsoft Project, XML, UML, and SSADM. Responsibility included development of content, and the setting and correcting of assignments.
September 2003 – 2006 Waterford Institute of Technology – Adult Education
Assistant Lecturer Undergraduate level. BSc (Hons) CSD
Subject: Enterprise Information Systems. Year: 4
Subject: Software Business. Year: 4
Subject Project. Year: 4


Work Experience (other than teaching)

June 2000 – April 2003 Analyst Programmer, Honeywell Application Services, Waterford
Business process analysis.
Database Systems Design and Development.
Quality Management.
Project Management and Training.
June – September 1999 Programmer, Trinity College Dublin
Contracted by Trinity College Dublin to update and improve an interactive SQL learning package
Extensive use of HTML, JavaScript, Paint Shop Pro, and CGI programming. • Re-designed package with additional navigable functionality delivered on time.

Research Experience

PhD: An Empirical study of ISD Methodologies and Socialisation Tactics in Virtual ISD Teams, W.I.T, Cork Rd, Waterford. Completed : April 2009

Membership of Professional Bodies

Independent Oracle Users Group: Associate Member


Courses attended

Oracle Academy trainer course in Database Design and Modelling and Database Programming. 90 hours self directed learning over a 9 week period, with mid term and final exams. 6 day intensive course in Brussels with project work and final exam.
Facilitate problem based learning summer camp. Two day workshop and seminar based course introducing the concept of a problem based educational approach.
WebCT. The use of WebCT as an additional teaching method and support tool.
Professional Oracle training
Introduction to PL/SQL,
PL/SQL advanced.
Oracle DBA I.
Oracle Discoverer.
Oracle Workflow.

Other professional training

Project Management.
Six Sigma green belt.
SEI/CMM.
Requirements Gathering