Dr Paul Barry

Dr Paul Barry is the Head of the school of Science at Waterford Institute of Technology.

He is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin where he gained a BA (Mod) in Mathematics in 1974. He undertook postgraduate studies in the Universite de Bordeaux I, and subsequently lectured in the Ecole Normale Superieure in Tunis. Returning to Ireland he worked for a year in UCD, before taking up a lecturing post in Waterford Institute of Technology. In 1991 he became Head of the Department of Physical and Quantitative Sciences, and since 2004 he is Head of the School of Science. He is a member of the WIT eLearning Technologies research group, and a member the institute’s eLearning Steering Group. In the past he has participated in European ODL and Minerva projects in computer assisted education. His research interests are mainly in mathematics and eLearning.

Email: pbarry@wit.ie

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36th annual EAIR Forum: Higher Ed. diversity and excellence for society
FORUM THEME In the context of changes such as budget restrictions, growing demands of stakeholders such as employers and students and the changing nature of its key functions of ...
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27 August, 2014
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5th Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference
 The ‘threshold concepts’ or ‘conceptual thresholds’ approach to student learning and curriculum design now draws from an empirical research base comprising hundreds of academic papers from over 120 disciplinary and ...
Date
9 July, 2014

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