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Brendan Barry

Brendan Barry

BA Mod (TCD), Grad Dip in Ed (MIC) and MSc in Computer Applications in Education (DCU)
Lecturer
  • Phone: +353 61 204941
  • Email: Brendan.Barry@mic.ul.ie
  • Location: L104

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Brendan has a deep interest in the creative use of technology in primary school to enhance teaching and learning across the curriculum. Prior to taking up his position At Mary Immaculate College, Brendan gained considerable experience of using digital tools and resources at both Primary and Secondary level. He maintains strong links with educators and developments at all levels through membership of the Computer Education Society of Ireland (CESI) and the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA). He has lectured in the area of ICT in Education on a wide variety of college courses at both graduate and postgraduate level since 1998. Brendan has a particular interest in Multimedia Authoring, and has created many electronic games and digital resources for Primary Schools, such as ‘Ireland 100 Years Ago’ and ‘Interactive Geography Games’. He has designed interactive electronic resources for the ESB, including ‘Smart Sparks’ and ‘The Energy Challenge’, which help children learn about electrical safety and energy conservation, respectively. He has also created numerous websites for schools, for college activities and for many multinational European projects. Other areas of interest include the harnessing of the affordances of cloud computing in primary schools, particularly through the use of free online tools.

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