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Diane Cashman

Lecturer

School Of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Science Centre
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7166246
Email: diane.cashman@ucd.ie

Biography

Diane Cashman joined the School of Veterinary Medicine in 2009, having previously worked as an educational technologist in UCD Teaching and Learning and Kingston University London. During her time in the School of Veterinary Medicine, Diane was involved in the expansion of the School¿s educational portfolio by supporting the curriculum design and development of new programmes leveraging digital technologies. Diane has worked on a range of initiatives to enhance teaching and learning strategies in veterinary medicine, including the introduction of virtual microscopy and eAssessment strategies. 


In 2013 Diane chaired the Veterinary Education Symposium that was held in UCD, she was a member of the organising committee for the Irish Learning Technology Association Annual Conference held in UCD 2014, and the Inaugural UCD EdTECx Talks 2015. 

 

Currently Diane is involved in several initiatives to maintain and enhance the School¿s educational standards, including:  

- online curriculum mapping to support the continuous analysis and review of the School¿s curricula 

- assessment review to ensure suitability and validity of assessment methodologies 

- online clinical assessment framework

- outcome assessment of Extra Mural Studies  


Interests: veterinary education, curriculum review, eAssessment, blended learning, online education, workplace assessment, quality in veterinary education, staff development.  

Professional

 

Associations

Association: Association for Learning Technology, Function/Role: Member
     

Conference Contributions

Sweeney, C and Cashman, D (2014) Using SmartPens to Facilitate Project Supervision of Final Year Maths Students. [Published Abstract], The 15th Educational Technology Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA), University College Dublin , 29-MAY-14 - 30-MAY-14.
Dunne, P. and Cashman, D. (2014) BYOD: Cost effective authoring tools for academics?. [Poster Presentation (Refereed)], The 15th Educational Technology Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA), University College Dublin , 29-MAY-14 - 30-MAY-14.
Cashman, D (2014) UCD Local Organising Committee. [Conference Organising Committee Member], The 15th Educational Technology Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA), University College Dublin , 28-MAY-14 - 30-MAY-14.
Cashman, D (2013) Conference Organising Committee Chairperson. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Veterinary Education Symposium, University College Dublin , 04-JUL-13 - 05-JUL-13.
Wiliams, E.J., Cashman, D., Fitzpatrick, E., Baird, A., Reid, C.J. (2013) Virtual Microscopes, Student Impressions. [Oral Presentation], VET ED Symposium UCD Dublin, UCD, Dublin Ireland , 11-JUL-13 - 12-JUL-13.
Hanlon, A. Cashman, D (2012) e-Learning Portfolio on Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Ethics. [Poster Presentation], Veterinary Education Symposium, University of Edinburgh, UK , 12-JUL-12 - 13-JUL-12.
Cashman, D. Mulcahy, G (2012) Developing and Delivering Continuing Veterinary Education. [Poster Presentation], AAVMC, Westin Alexandria, Virginia, United States , 07-MAR-12 - 11-MAR-12.
Cashman, D. (2012) Developing Professional Business Skills - The Entrpreneurial Veterinarian. [Refereed Abstracts], Veterinary Educator Collaborative Symposium: From Novices to Experts: Supporting Student's Development of Professional Skills, Colorado State University , 27-JUL-12 - 28-JUL-12.
Gillick, P. Cashman, D. (2011) Pedagogy in Practice - Acting as Supervisor for Student Nurses on Work Placement. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], UCD Veterinary Hospital Conference, UCD , 19-AUG-11 - 19-AUG-11.
Cashman, D. More, S. Mulligan, F. Doherty, M (2011) Integrating Learning Activity Design and the Development of Graduate Attributes. [Poster Presentation (Refereed)], Veterinary Education Symposium, University of Nottingham, UK , 14-JUL-11 - 15-JUL-11.
Jennings, D. Coleman, G. Cashman, D (2011) Assessment Workshop. [Other], Veterinary and Comparative Clinical Pathology, ESVCP, ECVCP, AECCP, ACCP, ASVCP, Trinity , 01-SEP-11 - 01-SEP-11.
Cashman, D (2010) Designing and Delivering Graduate Programmes for Professionals - A Veterinary Case Study. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], UCD College of Life Sciences Symposium, UCD , 18-FEB-10 - 18-FEB-10.
Cashman, D. (2010) Reflections on the Implementation of a Distance Education Graduate Programme for Greyhound Veterinarians. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Association for Veterinary Teaching and Research Work, York, UK , 29-MAR-10 - 30-MAR-10.
Cashman, D. and Barrett. T; (2009) Designing Problems and Triggers in Different Media - A NDLR Case Study. [Other], Finnish Society for Problem Based Learning PROBELL Conference, Tampere, Finland , 01-APR-09 - 03-APR-09.
Cashman, D. and O'Regan, L. and O'Keeffe, M.; (2008) Developing Communities of Practice: Experiences and Challenges. [Oral Presentation], Ninth Annual Irish Educational Technology Users Conference, Dundalk Institute of Technology , 22-MAY-08 - 23-MAY-08.
Cashman, D. and O'Regan, L. and O'Keeffe, M.; (2008) Supporting the Development of Communiities of Practice: Formal versus Informal. [Oral Presentation], Rethinking the Digitial Divide Association Learning Technologists (ALT) Conference, Leeds, UK , 09-SEP-08 - 11-SEP-08.
Cashman, D. and Barrett, J.; (2008) Establishing an Online Image Collection. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Intralibrary Repositories Conference  , Edinburgh, Scotland , 21-FEB-08 - 22-FEB-08.
Cashman, D. and O'Keeffe, M. and O'Regan, L.; (2008) Building Communities of Practice. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Intralibrary Repositories Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland , 21-FEB-08 - 22-FEB-08.
Cashman. D; (2008) Veterinary & Bio-Environmental Sciences (VetBioEn) Community of Practice. [Oral Presentation], National Digital Learning Repository Second Annual Symposium, UCD, Ireland , 02-DEC-08 - 02-DEC-08.
Cashman, D. and Jennings, D.; (2007) Veterinary & Bio-Environmental Sciences Community of Practice. [Oral Presentation], 2007 Inaugural International Colloquium on University Teaching and Learning, UCD Dublin , 12-JUN-07 - 12-JUN-07.
Cashman, D.; (2007) The Role of an Educational Technologist in a Collaborative Process of Digital Teaching and Learning Content Creation. [Poster Presentation], 2007 Inaugural International Colloquium on University Teaching and Learning: Communities of Practice in a Digital Age   , UCD Dublin , 12-JUN-07 - 12-JUN-07.
Cashman, D. and Jennings, D.; (2007) e-learning Interventions: The Impact Of The Educational Technologist And Their Role In Curriculum Development. [Oral Presentation], IADIS International Conference e-Society, Lisbon, Portugal , 18-JUL-07 - 19-JUL-07.
Cashman, D.; (2007) Distance Learning Interface Design and Construction for the B.Sc in Rural Development. [Poster Presentation], Inaugural Symposium on Sharing Digital Resources for Teaching and Learning, Trinity College Dublin , 11-DEC-07 - 11-DEC-07.
Cashman, D. and Barrett, J.; (2007) UCD School of Architecture: Slide Digitisation Project. [Poster Presentation], Inaugural Symposium on Sharing Digital Resources for Teaching and Learning, Trinity College Dublin , 11-DEC-07 - 11-DEC-07.
Cashman, D.; (2007) Establishing a Community of Practice - VetBioEn CoP. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Inaugural Symposium on Sharing Digital Resources for Teaching and Learning, Trinity College Dublin , 11-DEC-07 - 11-DEC-07.
Cashman, D. and Jennings, D.; (2006) Case Study: VetBioEn CoP - The NDLR License Work FLow. [Oral Presentation], Liability Licenses and the Law: The Impact of Digital Repositories on Institutional e-Strategies, UCD Dublin , 10-OCT-06 - 10-OCT-06.
   

Education

Year 2009 Institution: Dublin Institute of Technology
Qualification: MSc Subject: Applied eLearning
Year 2007 Institution: UCD Dublin
Qualification: Post Graduate Certificate Subject: University Teaching and Learning
Year 2005 Institution: Cork Inst of Technology, Cork, IRL
Qualification: BA Subject:
         

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Barrett, T., Cashman, D., and Moore, S. ; (2010) 'Designing problems and triggers in different media: challenging all students' In: T. Barrett, and S. Moore (eds). New Approaches to Problem-based Learning: Revitalising Your Practice in Higher Education. New York: Routledge. , pp.36-49 [Details]
Diane Cashman David Jennings; (2008) 'Mature Cynics and Fledgling Eclectics: Elaborating Instructional Design for the Net Generation' In: Bettie Higgs Marian McCarthy (eds). Emerging Issues II The Changing Roles and Identities of Teachers and Learners in Higher Education. Cork: NAIRTL. , pp.23-33 Available Online [Details]
     

Conference Publications

Jennings, D. & Cashman, D.; (2007) e-learning Interventions: The Impact Of The Educational Technologist And Their Role In . In: P Kommers eds. IADIS International Conference e-Society IADIS International Conference e-Society Proceedings, , 03-JUL-07 - 06-JUL-07 , pp.361-366 [Details]
Cashman D., Markey B., Leonard F., Lee A (2012) Collaborative Resource Development: Teaching of basic concepts and practical techniques in microbiology through the use of video clips Association of American Veterinary Medical Annual Conference, Washington [Details]
Cashman, D., Williams, J.E., Mulligan, J.F., More, J.S., Doherty, M.L. (2012) A Framework for the Development of an online Graduate Certificate in Dairy Herd Health 27th World Buiatrics (Bovine Health) Congress [Details]
                                                                                         

Research

Research Interests

Veterinary education, curriculum review, eAssessment, blended learning, online education, workplace assessment, quality in veterinary education, staff development.