Mr TJ McDonald, BSc, MSc
Lecturer in Computing
Education (3rd level)
1989 - 1993: Waterford Institute of Technology
1999: Waterford Institute of Technology
1993: B.Sc. in Applied Computing (Commercial Computing)
1997: Ceard Teastas sa Gaeilge.
1999: M.Sc. in Computer Science
- MSc In Information System Processes: Information Architecture
- Training for Trainers: Computer Hardware, Information Systems Planning, E- Commerce.
- BSc in Applied Computing: Year 4: Database Administration, Databases Systems, Management Information Systems and Final Year Projects
- B. Sc in Information Technology Year 4: Database Systems and Knowledge Management and Projects
- National Diploma in Information Technology: Year 3: Systems Development and Project Management and Project
- National Diploma in Commercial Computing Year 3: Software Engineering
Developed modules for the following approved courses:
- M. Sc. In Information System Processes
- Bachelor of Science in Computing in Information Technology
- Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing
- Batchelor of Arts in Information Systems
- National Certificate in Commercial Computing
- National Certificate in Computer Applications
- National Certificate in Legal Studies
- National Diploma in Information Technology
- Planning and delivery of multiple modules for Training for Trainers and HESDN programmes
- Intranet design and development, E- Commerce, Application Frameworks and E-Learning adoption and deployment, Information Systems and Community Informatics
- Co-Chair of Health Informatics Research Group (HIRG)
- Investigating ICT adoption by the health care professionals in Ireland
Currently registered in Trinity College Dublin
The Development of a Community Informatics (CI) model to support Local Voluntary Organisations (LVOs) in Ireland.
Post Graduate Supervision Experience
- Co-Supervised and mentored the following M.Sc in Computing successfully:The development of a Framework for the implementation of an e-commerce initiative. Student graduated 2002.
- Developing an E-Commerce strategy for an SME. Student graduated 2003.
- A Framework for the successful deployment of an e-learning initiative for an Object Oriented programming language. Student graduated 2005
- The Development of an inter-generation e-learning application for a rural community. Student graduated 2005
- The development of an e-Learning tool for undergraduates to enhance the learning of an object-oriented design methodology. Student graduated 2005
Internal examiner for following M Sc. In Computing
- The Use of Problem Based Learning Practicums to effectively teach problem solving skills in the Information Systems Development Classroom.2005
- A Timing Analysis of Automotive Time-Triggered Systems. 2006
External and Professional Links
- Member of conference committee for International conference on e-Learning (ICEL).
- Member of Irish Computer Society.
- Courses attended and topics covered at such courses:
- Innovating with Information and Communication Technologies: Social and Organizational Engagement & Transformation The 9th Social Study of ICT workshop at LSE, London, 2009
- PhD Colloquium for IS researchers, LSE, London, 2009
- Research Methods in Information Systems, Trinity College Dublin 2008
- The Habitat of Information: Social and Organizational Consequences of Information Growth The 8th Social Study of ICT workshop (SSIT8) at LSE, London, 2008
- Information Systems research methods workshop, Henley Management College, UK, September 2008
- International Technology Education and Development 2007, Valencia Spain
- ECEL 6th European Conference on e-Learning, Copenhagen Denmark 2007
- International Conference on E-learning, Canada, University of Montreal, 2006
- Oracle Development, WIT, 2002.
- Oracle Administration, WIT, 2001.
- C.A. course on Managing OpenIngres Databases, WIT, 1999.
- C.A. course on System Administration for OpenIngres, WIT, 1999.
- Using UML & Rational Rose, DCU, 1999.
- Iona course on CORBA and Orbix implementations, WIT, 1998.
- Irish Computer Society course on Internet development, Dublin, 1998.
- IS&N seminar on Intelligence in Networks, Italy 1998.