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Dit Teaching Fellowship Reports 2009-2010, Jen Harvey 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

Dit Teaching Fellowship Reports 2009-2010, Jen Harvey

Teaching Fellowships

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Writing Architecture: The Role Of Process Journals In Architectural Education., Shannon Chance 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

Writing Architecture: The Role Of Process Journals In Architectural Education., Shannon Chance

Conference papers

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Programme Of Strategic Cooperation Between Irish Aid And Higher Education, Research And Non-Governmental Institutions, James Loughman 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

Programme Of Strategic Cooperation Between Irish Aid And Higher Education, Research And Non-Governmental Institutions, James Loughman

Conference Papers

BACKGROUND It is increasingly recognised that a well-functioning higher education system is a necessary condition for economic and social development. The sector however needs to considerably strengthen its capacity to make an effective contribution to poverty reduction. The Irish Aid funded Programme of Strategic cooperation is designed to facilitate the systematic integration and expansion of education and research institute engagement in development cooperation. OBJECTIVES This ambitious North-South programme aims to achieve capacity strengthening, through a medium term effort to invest in people, systems and knowledge building. The longer term consolidation of this collaboration aims to foster academic and non-academic leadership ...


Art And Memory: An Examination Of The Learning Benefits Of Visual-Art Exposure, James Tyler Rosier 2010 Georgia Southern University

Art And Memory: An Examination Of The Learning Benefits Of Visual-Art Exposure, James Tyler Rosier

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Past research has indicated that art education can be beneficial to students' education, possibly through beneficial effects related to learning and memory. Although some prior research has explored effects of art education for children, relatively little research has investigated beneficial effects of art in relation to adult learners. The aim of the current study was to explore whether a beneficial relationship exists between art and memory for adults in the context of an experimental study. Participants were randomly assigned to one of four conditions: Engaging in creative art, viewing art, discriminating among visually presented shapes, and writing a description of ...


Can We Be 'Friends'? Social Networking And Student Engagement In An Academic Environment, Mary O'Rawe 2010 Technological University Dublin

Can We Be 'Friends'? Social Networking And Student Engagement In An Academic Environment, Mary O'Rawe

Conference papers

Students’ methods of engagement in third level education are very different to those of a decade ago (Cloete, de Villiers & Roodt 2009). There are a number of factors impacting on these changes in students’ profiles, expectations and willingness to engage. One of these factors which is addressed by the author is the way in which students now use social networking tools to engage and communicate. Popular new technologies such as wikis, blogs and podcasts are now being used for academic purposes. But what are the roles of such tools? Do they merely aid staff-student communication and student-student communication, do they ...


A Critical Reflection On The Research Into The Motives And Choice Behaviour Of Mature, Non-National Students Enrolling And Progressing In A Part-Time, Night Time Hospitality Management Program Within The School Of Hospitality Managa Critical Reflection On The Research Into The Motives And Choice Behaviour Of Mature, Non-National Students Enrolling And Progressing In A Part-Time, Night Time Hospitality Management Program Within The School Of Hospitality Management And Tourism, Dublin Institute Of Technology.Ement And Tourism, Dublin Institute Of Technology., Ann Conway 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

A Critical Reflection On The Research Into The Motives And Choice Behaviour Of Mature, Non-National Students Enrolling And Progressing In A Part-Time, Night Time Hospitality Management Program Within The School Of Hospitality Managa Critical Reflection On The Research Into The Motives And Choice Behaviour Of Mature, Non-National Students Enrolling And Progressing In A Part-Time, Night Time Hospitality Management Program Within The School Of Hospitality Management And Tourism, Dublin Institute Of Technology.Ement And Tourism, Dublin Institute Of Technology., Ann Conway

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This paper reviews a micro-research study into mature, part-time, night-time students’ motives and choice behavior as they enroll in, and progress in a third level institution. A critical reflection on this research process outlining the advantages of its design and implementation and also highlighting its limitations and ethical concerns will be conducted. It will briefly review some of the literature in the areas of students as consumers and their motives for learning and being part of an educational institution while guiding the focus from the research design, the methodology and methods employed to conduct the interviews. As transcripts or analysis ...


Phenomenological Views And Analysis Of Culinary Arts Student Attitudes To National And International Internships: The “Nature Of Being” Before, During, And After International Internship, Frank Cullen 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

Phenomenological Views And Analysis Of Culinary Arts Student Attitudes To National And International Internships: The “Nature Of Being” Before, During, And After International Internship, Frank Cullen

Articles

This article presents the results of research conducted between 2006 and 2007 as part of a 4-year study on culinary internships. The article explores what can be described as the culinary life, developing a picture of working in a kitchen. It then compares and contrasts the work of key writers in the area of internship. Phenomenological views are provided and quantitative data analyzed from the 2006 and 2007 cohorts of students studying for a bachelor of arts in culinary arts to establish their attitudes toward international internships. The research found that gaps existed between the attitudes of the 2006 and ...


An Adventure In Service-Learning: Developing Knowledge, Values And Responsibility, Anto Kerins 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

An Adventure In Service-Learning: Developing Knowledge, Values And Responsibility, Anto Kerins

Books / Book chapters

An Adventure in Service-Learning argues that education can provide not just knowledge and skills but it can also encourage the development of values and responsibility. It does so by discussing a relatively new teaching method called service-learning. Where a lecture operates through presentation and explanation and a tutorial, through discussion, questions and answers, service-learning is different. Service-learning is a teaching method that allows students to use their classroom theory to help others through relevant service or volunteering activity. In so doing, it gives students the opportunity to use the experiences of helping others to strengthen their understanding of subject material ...


Trends In The Mathematical Competency Of University Entrants In Ireland By Leaving Certificate Mathematics Grade, Fiona Faulkner, Ailish Hannigan, Olivia Gill 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

Trends In The Mathematical Competency Of University Entrants In Ireland By Leaving Certificate Mathematics Grade, Fiona Faulkner, Ailish Hannigan, Olivia Gill

Articles

This article reports on the mathematical competency of students entering third-level education in the University of Limerick (UL). Data from diagnostic testing, gathered on 5,949 students between the years 1998 and 2008, are used to demonstrate the changes in competency levels of students entering UL. There has been a significant decline in the performance of students in the diagnostic test over time.The performance, on average, of students with the same leaving certificate mathematics grade on entry into university has not changed significantly over time. However, the profile of the entrants has changed considerably and this is contributing to ...


Web-Based Supply Chain Simulation: An Integrated Approach, Amr Arisha, Ayman Tobail, John Crowe 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

Web-Based Supply Chain Simulation: An Integrated Approach, Amr Arisha, Ayman Tobail, John Crowe

Conference papers

This is an era marked by rapid technology development in all different educational arenas. Alongside this growing demand of technology, learning process is getting new forms and hence traditional teaching approaches tend to struggle and lack the requisite qualities to meet new generation expectations. In third level education, this problem is increasing in magnitude and new dimensions, especially when it comes to teaching difficult subjects such as supply chain management. Understanding the complexity of supply chain networks and how to manage them create a considerable level of difficulty for students and professionals. Collaboration between supply chain members is now recognised ...


Students' Overview: The Impact Of Technology On Learning In Higher Education, Eileen O'Donnell, Mary Sharp 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

Students' Overview: The Impact Of Technology On Learning In Higher Education, Eileen O'Donnell, Mary Sharp

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This research explores students’ views on the impact and transformations that technology has brought to the learning experience of students in higher education. The students who kindly participated in this study are from: The School of Computer Science and Statistics, Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, Trinity College Dublin and The Faculty of Business, Dublin Institute of Technology, both based in Dublin City, Ireland. The use of technologies in third level education facilitates flexible learning environments. The pedagogic approach employed by e-learning development officers or lecturers when designing e-learning platforms or learning management systems has the capability to transform student ...


Reflections Upon Return: White American Students And Study Abroad, Suzanne Burdman 2010 University of Redlands

Reflections Upon Return: White American Students And Study Abroad, Suzanne Burdman

Undergraduate Honors Theses

This paper is guided by the question: What happens when American whiteness travels through study abroad? This question leads to four main follow-up questions: How do students negotiate their identities, both white and American during study abroad? How does whiteness influence the ways students conceptualize America as a result of their study abroad experiences? What do students learn about systematic inequality and privilege, especially nationally in the U.S.? And, how do circumstances during their study abroad - including race of host country, level of affluence of host country, and living situation abroad - influence the way the students negotiate their identities ...


Are Texas' English Language Arts And Reading Standards College Ready?, Eric Rolfhus, Gary Cook, Jessica Brite, Jenifer J. Hartman 2010 University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Are Texas' English Language Arts And Reading Standards College Ready?, Eric Rolfhus, Gary Cook, Jessica Brite, Jenifer J. Hartman

Faculty Publications

This study compares alignment of the ACT and the American Diploma Project (ADP) national college readiness standards sets with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English language arts and reading (TEKS ELAR) standards for grades 9-12 and analyzes their cognitive complexity. It finds that a majority of the content in the ACT and ADP standards sets is addressed to some extent by the TEKS ELAR standards and that the TEKS ELAR standards demand higher levels of cognitive complexity than do the other two standards sets. The study has two key limitations. First, the definition of partial alignment was very ...


Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students and Staff 2010 Georgia Southern University

Honors @ Georgia Southern, University Honors Program Students And Staff

Honors@Georgia Southern

No abstract provided.


Ipeds Data Feedback Report, 2010 Georgia Southern University

Ipeds Data Feedback Report

IPEDS Data Feedback Reports

No abstract provided.


Historical Cosmologies: Epistemology And Axiology In Australian Secondary School History Discourse, James Martin, Karl A. Maton, Erika S. Matruglio 2010 University of Sydney

Historical Cosmologies: Epistemology And Axiology In Australian Secondary School History Discourse, James Martin, Karl A. Maton, Erika S. Matruglio

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

This paper considers the discourse of modern history in Australian secondary schools from the perspectives of systemic functional linguistics and social realist sociology of education. In particular it develops work on genre and field in history discourse in relation to knowledge structure, and the role of technical concepts realised as '-isms'. These are interpreted in relation to recent social realist work on the axiological charging of terms, especially in humanities and social science discourse, so that how you feel turns out to be as important as what you know as far as an historian's gaze on the past is ...


Evaluative Stance In Humanities: Expectations And Performances, Erika S. Matruglio 2010 University of Wollongong

Evaluative Stance In Humanities: Expectations And Performances, Erika S. Matruglio

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

This chapter reports on research into literacy in the senior secondary school which aims to explore the nature of the literacy requirements for success in the final years of schooling in New South Wales, Australia. In so doing, it also explores how an 'Appliable Linguistics' can contribute to the understanding of disciplinary difference as reflected in end of school examinations in this context and points towards future directions in applying linguistics to the study of school discourse.


Early Years Studies, Edward Melhuish 2010 University of Wollongong

Early Years Studies, Edward Melhuish

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Keynote address at the MRC Population Health Sciences Research Network/MRC Methodology Research Panel Workshop, 21 January 2010, London, United Kingdom


England: Sure Start, Edward Melhuish, Jay Belsky 2010 University of Wollongong

England: Sure Start, Edward Melhuish, Jay Belsky

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

The Sure Start Local Programme (SSLP) initiative was launched in 1999, resulting in over 500 SSLPs by 2004, with further expansion thereafter to cover almost all deprived areas in England.


Evaluating Sure Start In England, Edward Melhuish, Jay Belsky 2010 University of Wollongong

Evaluating Sure Start In England, Edward Melhuish, Jay Belsky

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

The National Evaluation of Sure Start (NESS) was commissioned to study Sure Start Local Programmes (SSLPs), addressing the nature of SSLP communities, programme implementation and impact on children, families and communities, as well as costeffectiveness.


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