Mark Brown

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Anyone who is new to online learning is bound to have questions. How will my course be delivered? How will I submit coursework and assignments? How wi(...)

As colleges and universities shut their doors, in came  video conferencing, online quizzes, virtual learning platforms, specialised simulations, asynchronous and synchronous teaching.  Photograph: iStock

The threat posed to public health by the coronavirus pandemic has led to universities across the globe having to address how they can continue teachin(...)

Seán Cox (53), from Co Meath, suffered a severe, traumatic brain injury in the attack outside Anfield.

An Italian man who was cleared of inflicting grievous bodily harm on Irish Liverpool supporter Seán Cox has been jailed for three years for violent di(...)

Sean Cox  suffered serious head injuries when he was assaulted outside Anfield in April.

An Italian football fan accused of seriously injuring an Irish Liverpool supporter before a Champions League semi-final match has admitted violent dis(...)

The Larger Carder Bee, one of many Irish species under threat. Photograph: John Breen

Irish scientists have been asked to contribute to an international investigation of the global decline of bee populations by identifying the particula(...)

The cascade of allegations – which also include those of a filmmaker, Tony Montana, who says he was groped in an LA pub – is having an effect on Kevin Spacey professionally.  File photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Accusations of inappropriate sexual behaviour against Kevin Spacey are mounting, with one actor claiming the Hollywood star routinely preyed on young (...)

More than 200,000 9-litre cases of Paddy are sold in 28 countries worldwide annually

Irish Distillers has said it is in talks to sell the popular whiskey brand Paddy, in a move that would see it still being produced at the Midleton Dis(...)

Sarah-Jayne Carey, an education teacher at Coláiste Bríde, Clondalkin, with students Kelly Anne Cooling, Leah Walsh, Nicola Ovakpoyen and Erica Payne. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Do educational apps and technology represent the future of teaching and learning in the classroom? You might expect someone such as Derek Breen, wh(...)

Principal Treasa Leahy with third-year pupils at Mercy Secondary School, Inchicore, Dublin,  with their mobile devices, used for digital learning in schools. Photograph: Dave Meehan

New research questioning the value of computer use in schools should not deter the Government from boosting its investment in classroom technology, ac(...)

Only about 16 per cent of students in Ireland are part-time, according to Professor Mark Brown, director of the National Institute for Digital Learning. Photograph: AbsolutVision

DCU has unveiled a new plan for digital learning as the university seeks to expand its off-campus student population.However, it says, growth in the a(...)

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