Roisin Donnelly, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
From 1992-1996, Roisin was a researcher and lecturer in the Faculty of Informatics, University of Ulster at Jordanstown. In 1997-98, she was a visiting research fellow and lecturer in the Faculty of Economics in the University of New South Wales, Australia. Since 1999, Roisin Donnelly has been an Academic Developer in the Dublin Institute of Technology. Her specialist teaching and research areas include online and blended problem-based learning, facilitating virtual learning communities, integration of e-learning into curricula and pedagogies, interactive teaching strategies and teaching portfolio development; she has a range of publications on each. She regularly guest tutors on a number of international online professional development courses for academic staff.
Volume 2, Chapter 4 - Virtual Problem-based Learning Communities of Practice for Teachers and Academic Developers: An Irish Higher Education Perspective