Presenting the Fall 2010 Rooney Visiting Scholar, Dr. Marie Martin!
Dr. Marie Martin, from Northern Ireland, has not only brought a great wealth of knowledge and expertise in Educational Technology, but she also brought a great wisdom drawn from Irish tradition, history, and stories. She is committed to spiritual values, excellence in education, and to inculcating a love of learning that nourishes the spirit both in the traditional classroom and in the traditional learning environment. She aims to heighten awareness of the potential of technology to transform the learning experience and to promote its use in education at all levels.
Dr. Martin has worked with several faculty from the School of Education and the School of Communications and Information Systems. She is a former teacher of Modern Languages and previous International Officer with the Western Education and Library Board. She is one of the first educationalists in Northern Ireland to explore the creative use of videoconferencing in education.