Masters by research graduates in the Faculty of Film, Art + Creative Technologies

The Faculty of Film, Art + Creative Technologies congratulates our new masters by research graduates who were awarded their degrees at the Institute conferring on 18 November.

Colm Dunne was awarded a masters of arts by research. His thesis was entitled "Design Strategies and Dyslexia: Improving the Accessibility of Course Material for Third-level Students with Dyslexia". Colm was supervised by Dr Hilary Kenna, John Montayne and Dr Irene Connolly. 

Marianne Checkley was awarded a master of science by research. Her thesis was  entitled The Potential of Online Learning as an Alternative Education Programme for Young Early School Leavers. Marianne was supervised by Dr Irene Connolly and Dr Marion Palmer. You can read about her work at http://ccta.iadt.ie/project.php?projectid=32.

Derek  Laffan was awarded a master of science by research. His thesis was entitled "Using Structural and Engagement Features of Video Games to Predict Happiness among Video Gamers: A Mixed Methods Study with Implications for Positive Psychology". Derek was supervised by Dr John Greaney and Hannah Barton.