Name Dr. Eamon Costello
School Open Education / National Institute for Digital Learning


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.Dr. Costello is currently chair of DCU’s online BSc. in Information Technology and BSc. in Management of Information Technology and Information Systems.


Eamon’s research interests include Open and Distance Learning. Educational Technology including Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, Computing Education, Open Source Software in Education, MOOCs, eAssessment, and HCI Design. Eamon also helps to coordinate the Digital Learning Research Network which includes over 50 staff with a research interest, and a range of scholarly outputs, in this area.
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