Open Education

Dr
Eamon
Costello

Primary Department
Open Education
Role
Associate Professor
Work Area/Key Responsibilities
Associate Professor
Phone number: 01 700
8793
Campus
Glasnevin Campus
Room Number
D113

Academic biography

Dr Costello holds a BA (Hons) in English Literature (I) and History (II.I) from Trinity College Dublin, a higher Diploma (Distinction) in Computer Science from University College Dublin, an MSc (I) in Software and Information Systems from National University of Ireland Galway and a Doctorate from Trinity College Dublin. His Doctoral study analysed the implications of massively distributed collaborative development processes for education and educational technology and focused on the community of the Open Source VLE Moodle. 



Research interests

Open and Distance Learning. Educational Technology including Virtual and Personal Learning Environments. Computing Education. Open Source Software in Education. MOOCs. eAssessment. HCI Design. Eamon also helps to coordinate the Digital Learning Research Network which includes over 50 staff with research interests, and range of  scholarly outputs, in this area. His Doctoral study analysed the implications of massively distributed collaborative development processes for education and educational technology and focused on the community of the Open Source VLE Moodle.