Eileen O'Donnell

Eileen O'DonnellEileen O’Donnell was conferred by Dublin City University with an Honours (2.1) BSc in Information Technology and a 1st in MSc in Information Systems for Managers. While lecturing on the Post Graduate Diploma in Business Information Systems in the Dublin Institute of Technology a research interest in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) commenced. This interest evolved into the pursuit of a PhD in Computer Science through research conducted with the Knowledge and Data Engineering Group, School of Computer Science & Statistics, College of Engineering, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Eileen’s research Interests include: pedagogy, the use of Information Communications Technology (ICT) in Higher Education, learning theories, Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL), cloud computing, virtualisation, and green computing. She has collaborated in research both nationally and internationally. She is a member of the Editorial Advisory Review Board for IGI Global, a member of the “Awareness and Reflection in TEL” Program Committee, and a reviewer for several journals and edited books. She was an invited to deliver a seminar on “E-Learning and DIT’s Strategic Plan” as part of the Perspectives on Education Research Seminar Series, at The Learning Teaching Technology Centre (LTTC). Eileen was involved in a number of research projects, both EU and Irish Government funded including GRAPPLE, AMAS and CNGL.

Publications

A Review of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D): To Assist Patients' and Carers' Understanding of This Condition
Eileen O'Donnell, Liam O'Donnell. © 2020. 37 pages.
The diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) will come as an unwelcome surprise to most people. Within a short period of time, the person will have to come to understand and manage...
The Dark Side of Engaging With Social Networking Sites (SNS)
Eileen O'Donnell, Liam O'Donnell. © 2020. 13 pages.
Although social networking sites (SNS) may have some positive aspects, for example, connecting family members and friends who no longer live close enough to each other to meet in...
Challenges in Developing Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems
Eileen O'Donnell, Liam O'Donnell. © 2019. 14 pages.
The purpose of adaptive educational hypermedia systems (AEHS) is to provide each learner with learning experiences that have been specially tailored to their specific learning...
Challenges in Developing Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems
Eileen O'Donnell, Liam O'Donnell. © 2018. 12 pages.
The purpose of Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems (AEHS) is to provide each learner with learning experiences which have been specially tailored to their specific learning...
A Review of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D): To Assist Patients' and Carers' Understanding of This Condition
Eileen O'Donnell, Liam O'Donnell. © 2018. 32 pages.
The diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) will come as an unwelcome surprise to most people. Within a short period of time, the person will have to come to understand and manage...
Learning Theories: ePedagogical Strategies for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Higher Education
Eileen O'Donnell, Seamus Lawless, Mary Sharp, Liam O'Donnell. © 2015. 27 pages.
This chapter reviews various learning theories about e-pedagogical strategies for the effective use of massive open online courses (MOOCs) in higher education. E-pedagogical...
Personalised E-Learning: The Assessment of Students' Prior Knowledge in Higher Education
Eileen O'Donnell, Mary Sharp, Vincent Wade, Liam O'Donnell. © 2014. 12 pages.
Society's use of mobile applications that instantaneously dynamically adapt to input has had the effect of users expecting immediate feedback from all applications based on...