Tom O'Mara, Online Learning Project Manager
Tom O’ Mara is the Online Learning Project Manager and joined UCC in March 2015. For the previous 9 years, Tom ran the National Adult Literacy Agency’s Distance Learning Service. This involved the development of www.writeon.ie, 14 prime time TV series on RTÉ, supporting over 40,000 learners and running a team of 30 literacy tutors. NALA’s work in this area has been recognised as an example of best practice by the EU and UNESCO and is currently being replicated in several other countries. Prior to working at NALA, Tom was a Series Producer with AV Edge, an Instructional Designer with Educational Multimedia Corporation, developing bespoke elearning content for public and private clients across Europe and North America, and was an English language teacher in Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok for 2 years. Tom holds a Masters degree in Online and Distance Education, having completed his BA in English and Maths at UCC in 1994.
Online Learning Project Manager,
Office of the Vice-President for Teaching & Learning,
University College Cork.
TEL: +353 21 490 3874