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AHSS MA wins Postgraduate Course of the Year for the second year in a row

The MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning has won GradIreland's Postgraduate course of the year in Arts and Humanities … for the second year in a row! Sincere congratulations to Dr Yvonne Cleary and all TCID colleagues on this fantastic achievement, which evidences the consistent quality of this programme. Speaking about the award, Course Director Yvonne… Continue reading AHSS MA wins Postgraduate Course of the Year for the second year in a row

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Student experience: MA in Technical Communication & E-Learning at UL

My name is Joy Siegel, and I am from Richmond, Virginia. After working in front of a primary classroom for the last sixteen years, I’ve switched roles to pursue an MA in Technical Communication & E-Learning at the University of Limerick. Whether you’re a traditional or non-traditional student, like myself, UL is a great decision! … Continue reading Student experience: MA in Technical Communication & E-Learning at UL

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UL hosts EU-funded TecCOMFrame project colloquium

As part of the EU-funded TecCOMFrame project, UL hosted a project meeting, an academic colloquium, and a meeting of technical communication teachers last week (April 25th – 27th). On Wednesday, the twelfth transnational TecCOMFrame project meeting took place. On Thursday, 55 delegates from nine countries attended the European Academic Colloquium on Technical Communication Studies. This… Continue reading UL hosts EU-funded TecCOMFrame project colloquium

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Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) conference in Austria

AHSS post-graduate research student Margaret Grene attended the 11th Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) conference in Austria in September 2017. Her attendance was funded by the AHSS postgraduate travel award. Margaret’s research is exploring how health information providers can communicate with asthma patients using plain language, to help these patients use their asthma inhalers effectively. … Continue reading Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) conference in Austria

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AHSS postgraduate courses win national awards at the GradIreland Higher Education Awards

  Two of our Faculty's postgraduate courses have won national awards in their category at the GradIreland Higher Education Awards. The Master of Laws LLM (General) at the School of Law, won Postgraduate Course of the Year in Law, and the MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning (School of Culture and Communication) won Postgraduate Course of… Continue reading AHSS postgraduate courses win national awards at the GradIreland Higher Education Awards

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Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick are delighted to announce that four of our postgraduate courses have been shortlisted for Postgraduate Course of the Year by Grad Ireland: Postgraduate Course of the year in Arts & Humanities School of Culture and Communication - MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning School… Continue reading Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

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Seán Daffy, MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning

By Seán Daffy, MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning, University of Limerick I am a postgrad student here in UL studying the MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning part-time. This is a career change for me because I was a working archaeologist and lecturer with a PhD. I am living in Galway so I am… Continue reading Seán Daffy, MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning

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University of Limerick named as “the centre for technical writing training in Ireland”

The Sunday Times this week named the University of Limerick as “the centre for technical writing training in Ireland”. In an article featuring technical writing as a career with excellent employment prospects in Ireland, the newspaper notes that the MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning “can be completed part-time over two years or full-time over one, and… Continue reading University of Limerick named as “the centre for technical writing training in Ireland”

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Profile: Dr. Darina Slattery

Dr. Darina Slattery is a Lecturer in Technical Communication and Instructional Design in the School of Culture and Communication. I have been teaching in UL in various capacities since 1998 but commenced my current position as Lecturer in Technical Communication and Instructional Design in 2003.  Throughout my school-going years, I considered becoming a teacher but… Continue reading Profile: Dr. Darina Slattery