IT Online Student Orientation 2015

On August 24th, we had an Orientation Day for new IT Online students (MScSED, Diploma and CPD). Thank you to those who could attend.

Content from the Orientation

All content that we reviewed is linked here (in the relevant section of the schedule). Fiona's library presentation is also linked here.



10.00 – 10:15Sign in & Tea/CoffeeAll
10.15 – 11.30Welcome by Programme Team [Discussion. No presentation]
  • Overview of programme
  • Programme staff introductions
  • Student introductions

About the Academic Programmes (MScSED & Diploma)

  • Programme content & structure
  • Assessments & examinations
  • Student support


Nuala McGuinn
Majella O’Dea
David O’Sullivan
Aisling Monahan

11.30 – 12.30Using the NUI Galway libraryFiona Quinlan
12.30 – 1.30LUNCH
13.30 – 14.30Overview of online learning environment
  • Using WorldClass & Citrix
  • Interacting on discussion boards
  • IT Online Student Launchpad & WRAP
Majella O’ Dea
14:30 - 15:15

WORKSHOP: Returning to Study: Academic skills & essential resources

Questions & Answers: General Forum

Majella O’Dea


Extra Presentation: Online Study Guide