Dr Cecilia Hannigan-Davies 

Summary

Position:  Programme Director for Postgraduate CPD Framework 
School:  Cardiff School of Education 
Email:  channigan-davies@cardiffmet.ac.uk      
Telephone:   029 2041 6798 
Room No:  C021

Research Groups:

• Pedagogy And Andragogy Research Group (PARG)

Memberships:
• Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
• Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
• Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP)
• Member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM)

Research Interests:
• Online learning
• Blended learning
• Virtual learning environments

Publications

Peer refereed journals:
Davies, K. & Hannigan, C. (2007) Supporting disaster healthcare professionals: A practical and virtual approach. Nurse Education Today, 27, 122-130.

Winder, R.J. & Hannigan, C.M. (2003) E-learning - initial experiences of teaching the science and technology of CT on the internet, European Journal of Radiology, Suppl 1 to volume 13, p199.

Hannigan, C. & Browne, M. (2000) Project Management, Going The Distance, International Journal of Instructional Media, 27(4), 2000: 343-356.

Adamson, K., Hannigan, C., Ware, J.R., Manley, L.C. & Hanna, W.J. (1997) True multimedia presentations: A case study. Displays, 17, 131-141.

Conference papers:
Hannigan, C. & Davies, K. (2004) Blended Education for Disaster Healthcare Professionals: An Evaluation. In Nall, J. & Robson, R. (Eds.) E-LEARN 2004. Washington, DC, Norfolk, VA, AACE.

Hannigan, C. & Clarke, L. (2003) Collaborative Learning Online, Online: An Evaluation, Proceedings of the WebCT 2003 International Conference, San Diego, USA

Browne, M. & Hannigan, C. (2001) Learning project management skills online. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Civil Engineering, 144, 135-137.

Hannigan, C. & Browne, M. (1999) Masters' Portfolio in Project Management Through Distance Education, Proceedings of Ed-Media 99, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Seattle, Washington, USA: 1372-1373.

Hannigan, C., Murphy, M. & Adamson, K. (1997) CELT: An Intelligent Tutoring Tool for ECG Interpretation and Diagnosis. Applied Informatics, 1997, 298-301

Hannigan, C., Adamson, K., Ware, J.R., Manley, L.C. & Hanna, W.J. (1997) True Multimedia Systems: A Commercial Case Study. Applied Informatics, 1997, 267-271

Hannigan, C., Murphy, M. & Adamson, K. (1997) CELT: An Intelligent Electrocardiology Tutoring Tool, Multimedia Technology in Medical Training, Paper and Poster Description Proceedings of the European Workshop RWTH, Aachen, Germany: 82-93

Professional / non-refereed publications
Hannigan, C. (1993) Assessment in Computer-based Learning. In Bull, J. (Ed.) Assessment of learning in Higher Education. Sheffield, The Committee.

Other Publications:
Hannigan, C. & McNally, O. (2003) E-Packing with Nursing Students: A self-assessment quick fix? Poster Presentation, WebCT 2003, San Diego, California, USA.

Hannigan, C. (2002) Using WebCT to Deliver a Multi-National Disaster Relief Course, Poster Presentation, WebCT 2002, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 

Profile

Born and educated in the Republic of Ireland, Cecilia Hannigan-Davies has been an academic for over 25 years. Among many professional qualifications, she holds an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Education from St Patrick’s College, Dublin, a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and Applications from the Queen’s University of Belfast as well as a Doctorate in Computer Science (Multimedia Intelligent Tutoring Systems) from the University of Ulster. She has published several papers in International Journals and Conference Proceedings on the subject of technology enhanced learning, and has been a speaker and best practices presenter at many international conferences and workshops in the USA and Europe.

Cecilia is a Chartered IT Professional with the British Computer Society, a status that demonstrates both competence and a commitment to keep pace with advancing knowledge and the increasing expectations and requirements of the information technology profession. In addition, Cecilia is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Member of the Association for Project Management.

As a Senior Lecturer in Education at Cardiff Metropolitan University's School of Education, Cecilia has been Programme Director of the Postgraduate Continuing Professional Development Framework in Education since coming to Cardiff Met in September 2008. 

Cecilia previously spent 15 years with the University of Ulster. Her most recent academic role, in their virtual campus, Campus One, included responsibility for staff development and faculty liaison with respect to online learning. Her role was of strategic importance in achieving Campus One’s aim of providing a holistic approach to the development of quality e-learning courses. Prior to this, Cecilia spent three years lecturing postgraduate students in project management with the University of Ulster’s Faculty of Engineering, over two years as a courseware developer on the Teaching and Learning Technology Programme (TLTP) at the Queen’s University of Belfast, and seven years as a primary school teacher in the Republic of Ireland