MR Shane Banks

Lecturer

Contact Details

Lecturer
Computing & Creative Practices
B1057

T: 0719305532
E: banks.shane@itsligo.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Shane is a lecturer in computing in the Department of Computing & Creative Practices. His teaching focus is on Web technologies, specifically open source technologies, JavaScript frameworks and cloud. He is an active researcher in the area of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and is currently completing a PhD in e-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning in Lancaster University.

Research Interests

My research interests lie in the intersection of technology and education. I'm interested in the role technology plays in higher education teaching, learning and assessment. I'm particularly interested in the flipped classroom approach, Virtual Learning Environments, learning analytics and collaborative learning environments.  

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2017) World Conference on Computers in Education 20017
Shane Banks (2017) Our students give us all this data, but do we use it or do we even care? World Conference on Computers in Education 20017 Dublin, Ireland, [Details]
(2017) EdTech 2017
Shane Banks (2017) Students Perceptions of the use of the Flipped Classroom in the Teaching and Learning of Web Development Frameworks EdTech 2017 Sligo, Ireland, [Details]
(2015) EADTU Annual Conference
Shane Banks (2015) A Flexible Strategy to Improve Student Presentation & Digital Skills Using the VLE EADTU Annual Conference Hagen, Germany, [Details]
(2015) EADTU Annual Conference
Shane Banks, Denise Mac Giollari (2015) Students as Content Producers: Combining eLearning, Mobile and Social to Encourage Engagement EADTU Annual Conference Hagen, Germany, [Details]
(2015) Moodle Moot 2015
Shane Banks (2015) Students as Content Publishers - Using the Database Activity to Build Engaging Activities Moodle Moot 2015 Dublin, Ireland, [Details]
(2014) European Modelling Symposium EMS2014
Niall Maher, Shane Banks, Enda Fallon (2014) An Evaluation of Relative Importance of Dynamic Network Performance and the Predictability of End User Movement European Modelling Symposium EMS2014 Pisa, Italy, [Details]
(2014) The Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems
Niall Maher, Shane Banks, Enda Fallon (2014) Probability based handover vs Mobile IP for a multi-homed heterogeneous network environment The Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems Lisbon, Portugal, [Details]
(2014) IT&T 2014
Niall Maher, Shane Banks, Enda Fallon (2014) PHANS - A Network Selection Algorithm Based on the Probability of End User Predicted Movement IT&T 2014 Dublin, Ireland, [Details]

Teaching Interests

I am interested in Web technologies with a particular focus on open source technologies, JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React and Vue, cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure and Google Cloud, analytics and Android. Programming expertise lies in Java and C#. 

Modules Taught

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
4 Web Programming 2 COMP06154
3 Foundation Object Oriented Programming 201 COMP06178FOOP201
5/6 Project 300 COMP07147Project 300
7/8 Project 400 COMP08097Project 400
6 Web Programming 4 COMP07140Web Programming 4
5 Web Programming 3 COMP07148Web Programming 3