The Postgraduate Track gives postgraduates an opportunity to present and gain feedback on their emerging work. There were seven postgraduate presentations at EdTech 2009. Slides, abstracts and papers (where available) from these presentations are available below:

Postgraduate 1 (Day 1, morning)

  • Damian T Gordon, Bajuna R Salehe, Dublin Institute of Technology, Elimu 2.0 – Investigating the use of web 2.0 tools for facilitating collaboration in computer science education. Abstract.
  • Cathal McCosker, DERI (Digital Enterprise Research Insititute), NUI Galway, Operation conjugation! A game based learning approach to language studies. Abstract, Paper.
  • Susan Sweeney, ITT Dublin, Colouring in the Violin: A graphically-mediated approach to the reconstruction of heard melodies. Abstract, Slides, Paper.
  • Leanne Walsh, Mary Barry, Waterford Institute of Technology, A classroom investigation of software design requirements for special needs learners. Abstract.

Postgraduate 2 (Day 1, afternoon)

  • Stephen Kirby, Benjamin Toland, Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown, Program visualisation tool for teaching programming in C. Abstract.
  • Mary Hooker, Dublin City University, Using responsive evaluation techniques to ‘mirror’ the teacher professional landscape in Rwanda. Abstract, Slides, Paper.
  • Declan McMullen, Donal Fitzpatrick, Dublin City University, Autonomous access to graphics for visually impaired learners.
  • Brid Kilbane, Sabine Annegret Moebs, Jennifer McManis, Dublin City University, Learning Styles or Not? A Classroom Experience. Abstract, Slides, Paper.