Primary Department
DCU Alumni
Learning Technologist
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Phone number:
01 700
St Patrick's Campus
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Academic biography

Rob Lowney is a Learning Technologist in the Teaching Enhancement Unit and is based on the St Patrick‚Äôs campus. He works with academic staff to enhance the teaching, learning and assessment practices on their modules with digital technologies. Rob has a particular interest in empowering academic staff to implement technology-enhanced assessment strategies. Other areas of interest include student partnership, flipped learning, mobile devices in education, learning analytics, digital learning policies and reusable learning objects. Additionally, he is a Loop expert and an Apple Distinguished Educator. He holds a BA and MA from University College Dublin and an MSc in Applied eLearning from Dublin Institute of Technology. He is currently pursuing an EdD in Digital Learning with DCU Institute of Education. Prior to joining DCU, Rob was the Learning Technologist at Hibernia College. He also contributes to Law Society Finuas Skillnet programmes for solicitors from time to time.

Research interests

Technology-enhanced assessmentMobile learningFlipped learningVirtual learning environments Learning designLearning analyticsDigital learning policy