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Second Level School Visits By Dit Engineering And Science Students, Leslie Shoemaker Jan 2012

Second Level School Visits By Dit Engineering And Science Students, Leslie Shoemaker

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The purpose of this project was to help secondary school pupils understand what is involved in studying Science and Engineering at third level, and to help DIT students in these areas develop a range of professional and communication skills.


Laptops4africa: Fundraising By First Year Computer Science Students, Leslie Shoemaker Jan 2012

Laptops4africa: Fundraising By First Year Computer Science Students, Leslie Shoemaker

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This project involved computing students developing and running fundraising activities to support the work of Wells for Zoe in Malawi, providing clean water to communities. The students developed a range of transferable and professional skills from this project.


Clic News: A News Website For Children, Kate Shanahan Jan 2012

Clic News: A News Website For Children, Kate Shanahan

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CliC News is a collaboration between the DIT Access and Civic Engagement Office and the School of Media, DIT. Students in Journalism plan, edit, and write articles for an interactive news website for primary school children, fostering literacy and computer literacy among the children, as well as an engagement with current affairs.


Redesigning Studio Apartments For Sheltered Accomodation Using Colour Theory, Kerry Meakin Jan 2012

Redesigning Studio Apartments For Sheltered Accomodation Using Colour Theory, Kerry Meakin

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First year interior Design and Furniture Students study colour theory as part of a second semester module on colour and perception, and as part of this brief worked with older residents in Dublin City Council housing in Raheny and Kilbarrack to collaboratively produce colour palettes and mood boards that the older people could use at home.


Law In Society And The Irish Penal Reform Trust., Mary Rogan Jan 2012

Law In Society And The Irish Penal Reform Trust., Mary Rogan

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Poster with details of law students working in the community. The School of Social Sciences and Law is committed to a socio-legal focus in its programmes and in research. Law in Society enables students to gain a practical understanding of the links between law and social change or social problems. At the same time, students can use their developing skills of legal research in a ‘real-world’ context. The module also aims to increase students’ understanding of the ethical dimensions of legal practice and to promote interest in giving something back to the community


Student As Teacher: Computing Projects In Local Schools., Ciaran O'Leary, Dublin Institute Of Technology Jan 2012

Student As Teacher: Computing Projects In Local Schools., Ciaran O'Leary, Dublin Institute Of Technology

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Poster displaying computing ininner city Dublin schools.


Reaction Time Measurement Application: Road Safety, Aidan O'Dwyer Jan 2012

Reaction Time Measurement Application: Road Safety, Aidan O'Dwyer

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Poster displaying details of Reaction time measurement application in road safety.


Primary School Children's Vision Screening Project, Mozambique, Aoife Phelan Jan 2012

Primary School Children's Vision Screening Project, Mozambique, Aoife Phelan

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Students on the BSc in Optometry who volunteer with the Mozambique Eyecare Project do vision screenings with local children, supervised by DIT lecturers. These screenings are accredited as part of the students’ learning, and benefit both the children and the students.


Small Spaces Big Living: A Community Housing Project, Barry Sheehan Jan 2012

Small Spaces Big Living: A Community Housing Project, Barry Sheehan

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Interior and Furniture Design students taking Construction Studies worked with older people resident in Dublin City Council housing in the North Central area, to develop low-cost suggestions for improvements to the interiors of their apartments.


Students Re-Designing Rooms In The Building In Collaboration With The Young People Of Smpyp, Tracey Dalton Jan 2012

Students Re-Designing Rooms In The Building In Collaboration With The Young People Of Smpyp, Tracey Dalton

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This was a live project for students

which involved collaboration with the young people of the youth project .

This involved meetings, taking a brief, surveying, photographing and presenting their finished proposals to their ‘clients’.

It gave the students an indication of how to work with real clients and to give back to the community through creativity.

It also gave students an awareness of using budgets in projects.


Dit-Larkin Community College Tutoring Project, Julie Dunne Jan 2012

Dit-Larkin Community College Tutoring Project, Julie Dunne

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Over a 10 week period DIT 1st. year Pharmacy Technician students tutor Larkin Community College Students in Leaving Certificate Biology.