Claire McAvinia



Claire McAvinia


Learning Development Officer


TU Dublin


academic development, open education, digital literacies

Short Bio

Academic Developer in the Learning, Teaching and Technology Centre (LTTC) at TU Dublin (formerly Dublin Institute of Technology). Previous posts as Learning Technologist/Project Officer at Maynooth University, University College London, and University of Surrey. Teaching currently on the LTTC’s Postgraduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching, and MSc Education, and supervising at Masters and Doctoral levels. Co-editor with Roisin Donnelly and Kevin O’Rourke of the Irish Journal of Academic Practice (IJAP). Active member of the #VLEIreland research group. Also researched the adoption of VLEs in higher education for my PhD, this was published in 2016 as Online Learning and Its Users: Lessons for Higher Education. Fellow of the UK Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) and the UK Higher Education Academy.

Twitter @clairemca