Our Function within WIT

Our Function within WIT The CTEL team facilitates the development of the eLearning environment and the associated knowledge and skills of WIT staff in seamlessly blending information and communication technologies into Teaching, Learning and Assessment activities to enhance the WIT learning experience. We offer a range of services including basic support, generic and specialized training workshops (both one-to-one and group orientated), consultancy and customized development.

Meet the team

Laura Widger

Laura Widger

Laura holds the position of Head of Technology Enhanced Learning(TEL) in WIT and works with Institute leadership in the development and implementation of TEL, and the development of digital learning across the curriculum. Laura has a BSc in Commercial Software Development, MSc in eLearning and is currently undertaking her Doctorate in Education. Her role as Deputy Chair of the Irish Learning Technology Association combined with her role as institutional representative for the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education give her an insight into national and European trends in deploying Blended Learning in Higher Education.

Fiona Murphy

Fiona Murphy

Fiona graduated from WIT in 1995 with a BA in Languages & Marketing. She joined the administration at WIT in 1998 and has worked in a variety of departments across the institute including, Research and Development, CHART, Registry and Adult Education. She recently joined the Centre for Technology-Enhanced Learning in January 2012 providing administrative support.

Conor O'Neill

Conor O'Neill

Conor works as a support for the WIT Computing, Maths and Physics department. Part of his time is given to providing Moodle support for staff and students in this department. He is a graduate of DCU holding a MSc in Internet Systems Management which followed on from his BSc in Software Systems Development completed in 2000 in WIT.

Cathal O'Riordan

Cathal O'Riordan

Cathal is a graduate of WIT holding a BSc. in Commercial Software Development. He joined TSSG in 2002 and worked on a variety of European Union and Enterprise Ireland funded projects during his time with the group. He joined the eLearning Support Unit in January 2009, assuming the role of eLearning Development Officer with responsibility for various projects to improve the Technology-Enhanced Learning infrastructure within WIT.

Peter Windle

Peter Windle

Peter graduated from WIT in 2008 with a BSc. in Information Technology specalising in Multimedia. Over the past decade Peter has gained experience through working for various startups and web development companies before joining RTÉ Radio as webmaster for four national radio stations and five digital stations. He joined the eLearning Support Unit in January 2017, assuming the role of eLearning Development Officer with responsibility for various projects to improve the Technology-Enhanced Learning infrastructure within WIT.

Ken McCarthy

Ken McCarthy

Ken works in the Centre for Technology-Enhanced Learning in Waterford Institute of Technology as eLearning Instructional Designer providing pedagogical and technical guidance for a range of projects across the institute. Working with various professionals tasked with planning, managing, developing delivering and refining blended and online programmes, or elements of programmes within WIT. He holds a Higher Diploma in Business in Management from WIT and an MSc from DCU in the Management of Internet Enterprise Systems.

Getting in contact

Our offices are based in the Flexible Teaching Building on the main WIT campus. Call to our Technology-Enhanced Learning help desk — located in the Flexible Teaching Building — where our staff are here to help you with your queries.

Getting in contact