Aaron works in the School of Applied Psychology in University College Cork as a Technical Officer. Aaron completed his primary B.A. in Visual and Performing Arts in Waterford Institute of Technology in 2012, focusing on the experience of art for his dissertation. With the intention of being inter-disciplined, he went on to complete his Masters in Interactive Media in University College Cork, specialising in input and navigation concepts for virtual reality.
Following on from this, he began his PhD Studentship (Part Time) in 2015 under the supervision of Dr Conor Linehan and Dr Nadia Pantidi of the School of Applied Psychology in UCC, and is currently researching the advancement of pedagogy through serious games and augmented and virtual reality technology, with a particular interest in the measurement of learning in a game environment.
10/2015 - 11/2015
Visual Art at Waterford IT (2012)
Interactive Media at University College Cork (2015)
PG6003 Teaching and Learning Module for Graduate Studies
How can immersive virtual reality provide value to the teaching of science in secondary schools?
|Introduction to research and experiment methodologies for psychology
|Basic statistical measures and tests for psychology experiements
|Publishing and Hypermedia Systems
|Digital Video Capture and Packaging
|Future and Emerging Interaction Technologies
The best way to get in contact with me is via email: email@example.com
I was involved in the Boole World Project at University College Cork, which aimed to familiarize/use an online game platform to teach Secondary and Primary School students the abstract concept of Boolean logic. This work received significant media coverage which can be seen under the research tab. A proof of concept of this project was presented to Microsoft in Dublin as part of an Outreach program and introduced to a small group of primary and secondary school students for feedback, to overall positive response. Due to the success of the project, Microsoft are providing a dedicated server on which the project is now publicly available to be accessed by Minecraft users.Softwares Used: MinecraftClose Project
I was brought into this project in order to correct issues in the Flash program left by the previous developer, as there were some parts missing and new features needed. Essentially, the challenge was that the base .fla project file (used to edit the final program) was not available. The finalised product was, however, and needed to be decompiled and edited in order to fix the issues. The quiz is being used by the University of Southampton to gather information about children affected by the lung disease PCD. Softwares Used: Adobe FlashClose Project
An independent web-based tool used both to educate patients and families, and also to allow the clinical nurses and consultant to keep track of patient information from GPs around Ireland. Will also allow the consultant to monitor blood test results, which is extremely important in the case of a molar pregnancy. Softwares Used: HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, Python, Adobe PhotoshopClose Project