E-learning Development and Support Unit (EDSU)
WHAT IS EDSU?
EDSU (E-Learning Development and Support Unit) - the eLearning development support unit of MTU Kerry has three main objectives:
- Design, develop and support the delivery of blended and online courses for a variety of clients including private industry and educational providers
- Promote Digital Literacy of supported tools among MTU Kerry staff
- Provide front-end administration for Blackboard, MTU Kerry's Learning Management System
Tourism InSight: A series of online units and aimed at encouraging transition year students to consider a career in the Hospitality and Tourism sector.
Live and Learn in Ireland: Funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, this project is developing online content to assist prospective international student make the transition into living and learning in the Irish Higher Education Sector.
Micro-credential on developing Intercultural Awareness Current trends of globalisation, migration and growth in international student intake both nationally and internationally support the need for greater Intercultural awareness among HEI staff. In an effort to address this need, The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education association with IT Tralee developed this micro-credential.
“I found EDSU to be professional, efficient and extremely supportive. The staff there successfully realised the initial ideas for the project and developed content that accurately achieved more than what was hoped for. As well as showing a keen eye for instructional design, EDSU also injected the educational worth and sound basis that the content needed.” Natasha Kinsella, CEO Irish Hospitality Institute.
Tel: 066 7191845