MEDEA awards for DCU's MSc in Education and Training Management students
Deirdre Flood and Paul Maher, past students on DCU's MSc in Education and Training Management, were both successful in the recent MEDEA awards held in Brussels last November 2011.
Both Deirdre and Paul were among eight students who chose to produce an educational video as part of their dissertation in the Masters and Education and Training Management programme under the supervision of Yvonne Crotty.
MEDEA is a European competition supported by the Lifelong Programme of the European Commission. It was established to reward excellence and creativity in media in education, to encourage innovation and good practice in the use of media. The criteria used to judge the quality of submissions to the MEDEA awards include pedagogical quality, use of media, aesthetic quality, usability and technical quality.
MEDEA attracted 115 entries from 28 countries with 74 judges at the helm from 22 European countries.
Paul Maher (MSc in Education and Training - E-Learning) - First Class Honours Degree, received a 'very highly commended' award for his video "Simply Music":
Overall, a great achievement for Ireland and DCU.