Christine O'Dea

Senior Lecturer - Business Information Technology

York Business School


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Christine O'Dea

I am a Lecturer in Business and Information Technologies. I am currently reading a PhD in Education at Centre for Educational Studies, University of Hull.

I have knowledge and experience in both Business and IT fields. Before joining the Business School, I have worked at a commercial bank in China, at the University of Hull, and the University of York for the past 10 years as Web Designer, Web Master, Project Officer and eLearning Advisor. I have also worked in the York St John Business School as a Visiting Lecturer.

Further Information


  • First Year: ICT and Study Skills
  • First Year: Foundations of Business Information Systems
  • Final Year: eBusiness
  • Final Year: Developing Web Applications
  • PGCE Secondary Programme: Module Director/Subject Lead for PGCE Computer Science


My research mainly focuses on using the learning technologies to support student independent learning at the H.E. level. I am also interested in areas such as learning theories, e-Pedagogies, and critical thinking.

Professional Activities


  • Certified Membership of Association of Learning Technology (CMALT)
  • Google apps for Education Qualified individual
  • Microsoft Office Professional (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • SEDA (Association for Staff and Educational Developers) Supporting Learning with Technology (SLT) and Embedding Learning Technologies (ELT)



  • I have led a number of eLearning projects to explore the use of learning technology to improve the student learning efficiency and the collaborative learning. I have presented her findings in both the University of York learning and teaching conferences, and the Higher York eLearning conference.
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