Jane Ferris


Jane Ferris is a lecturer in the DIT.

Third year mentor for Computer Science Infrastructure and Computer Science
(DT211C and DT228).

Currently teaching:
Introductory Data Analytics to first year Computer Science students and second year Bio-Science Students.
Introduction to Operating Systems to Computer Science Infrastructure Students.
Software Development for Global Markets for the Computer
Science International programme.
Networking to second year Computer Science Infrastructure Students.
All courses are currently administered through webcourses.

Risk and IS/IT projects; early indicators of failure, criteria for success, management issues.
Student centered learning, active learning and e-learning.
Machine learning in particular the application of supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms on biological
data: health informatics.
Computer Networking.

Ferris, J., (2000) An investigation and analysis of risk models. Conference proceedings of the European Software
Control and Metrics, London 2001.
Ferris, J. (2012) Who am I? ~ Undergraduate Computer Science student. All Ireland Society for Higher Education Conference,
Dublin 2012.
Ferris, J., (2012) Retention in Computer Science: a Level 6 Experience in an Irish Third Level Institute. All Ireland Society for Higher Education Conference,

BSc., MSc.
Current professional CCNA Routing and Switching certificate and CCNA Security certificate

  • Tel +353-1-402-4558
  • Room KE026A
  • Email Jane.Ferris@dit.ie
  • Teaching Areas

    Introductory Data Analytics; Software Development for Global Markets; Introduction To OS and Networking