News and Recent Highlights

Our recent highlights include

  • From 2005-2008, coordination of TUPULO, an EU-funded e-learning project which involved educational institutions in Ireland (DCU & ITB) and Romania, and an industry partner from Spain. Outputs of the project were shortlisted for ALT-C 2007 LO Competition and are currently used as supplemental material for students of programming in a number of third-level institutions in Ireland.
  • Management of a cross-institutional NDLR-funded e-learning project with ITB (2009-2010). The project outputs were showcased at an NDLR national event in TCD in May 2010 and subsequently donated to the NDLR repository.
  • Publication of over 50 publications in international conferences and journals. A number of papers are currently under review.
  • Members of the proposed centre have, since 1999 supervised a total of 7 MSc post-graduate students.
  • Organization of seminars including speakers from IBM, delivered as part of a lecture series.
  • Participating in the SIF Project on Learning Styles, an inter-departmental research collaboration (2008-2009)
  • Successful application by our department for funding under the Research Enhancement programme led to the acquisition of new state of the art equipment, and a new fully-fitted dedicated computing postgraduate laboratory.
  • Received funding under SIF 1 for research which lead to the identification of the set of Threshold Concepts in Introductory Computer Programming.
  • Awarded NDLR funding for the development of an iPhone based m-Learning application.
  • Synergy Centre at ITT Dublin
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  • Member of the Technological University for Dublin Alliance
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