As a lecturer, Robert has taught and supervised students studying topics including Creative Computing, UX, ICT, Virtual Reality, and artificial intelligence.
Research interests include developing virtual environments and various aspects of human-computer interaction particularly in three dimensional spaces.
Previously Robert was Programme Chair for the BSc [Hons] Applied Psychology, the MSc Cyberpsychology and is also a designated contact person in the Institute.
|1995||B.A. in Business Studies Hons, Swansea University QQI Level 8|
|1996||Teacher’s Diploma in Information Technology Skills, Senior College Dun Laoghaire|
|2000||M.Sc. in Computer Applications for Education, Dublin City University QQI Level 9|
|2008||MSc in Cyberpsychology, IADT QQI Level 9|
|2014||Certificate in Learning and Teaching, Athlone Institute of Technology|
|2015||Certificate in Assessment and Evaluation, Athlone Institute of Technology|
|2020||Google Certified 360-degree Photographer|
Currently part of an Erasmus+ project titled Accessible immersive learning for art and design, collaborating with partners across Ukraine, UK, Ireland and Poland to improve the teaching of art and design at higher education in a post-pandemic Europe through the development of innovative methodologies, tools, platforms, and resources for accessible immersive learning.
A member of the academic development group for Creative Futures Academy which is a ground-breaking partnership between three leading creative institutions: The National College of Art and Design, University College Dublin, and the Institute of Art Design + Technology.
Yearly workshops in virtual reality production to master’s students at the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technologies in Warsaw and Aalto University in Helsinki titles: VR Typography: “designing a reading experience for a virtual environment”.
|2018||Edited chapters of the book “Cyberpsychology and Society” (2018). 1st Edition, Routledge|
|2018||Motyf International Symposium and Media Art Exhibition Virtual Reality Piece exhibited|
|2016||An Investigation Into Anxiety In Virtual Reality Following A Self-Compassion Induction November 2016, Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine 14:pp 109-114|
Griffin, R. (2009). The impact of gender, language and writing style on perceptions of participants in online political discussion forums. Institute of Art, Design and Technology
|2013||EdTech Galway “Open Data and its implications for teaching and learning” 30 May 2013|