Kevin McManus

Kevin McManus

Coupling & Cohesion in the Darndest Places: Using OO Principles to Develop Effective Learning Content

There is a paradigm shift underway in how we learn and consume information and there are principles from object orientation that are applicable to building more effective learning content. This presentation will introduce the close relationship between the object-oriented principles of coupling & cohesion in software design and how they apply in creating granular, reusable learning objects.

Kevin McManus has 20+ years of experience in the technology industry spanning Systems Administration, Software Development, Software Engineering Management and Technical Training.  He has worked with some of the world’s most recognized companies, including EDS, General Motors, Sun Microsystems, and AT&T, as well as Montana-based technology companies such as Video Lottery Technologies and Zoot Enterprises.

His passion is melding the capabilities of technology with the creativity and ingenuity of highly talented people to produce exceptional results for both individuals and organizations. This passion has led to the creation of ikuw Solutions, Inc., (ikuw is pronounced “IQ”), a people and technology company specializing in technical training, software development, web design and managed IT services.  Located in the spectacular Rocky Mountains of southwest Montana, ikuw Solutions provides outstanding, comprehensive technology and business solutions that build customers’ understanding and application of technology to gain competitive efficiencies in an increasingly global market.

ikuw Solutions is dedicated to Building Montana’s Future through technology, education and providing employment opportunities to individuals who want to live the Montana lifestyle while building innovative technology solutions.