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The Place Of The Arts In Early Childhood Learning And Development, Geraldine French Jul 2013

The Place Of The Arts In Early Childhood Learning And Development, Geraldine French

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This paper has been commissioned by Arts Council Ireland to inform the development of a national strategy for early childhood arts in Ireland. The paper is based on contemporary thinking and knowledge of child psychology, early learning and development and childhood studies, in particular the theoretical principles and pedagogical approaches to early childhood art-based learning. It begins with an exploration of the concept of pedagogy. International research on the importance of effective pedagogy in early childhood education and care (ECEC) is then discussed setting out the evidence and rationale for public policy attention to the area of the arts in ...


Enhancing Graduate Attributes: A Preliminary Research Study., Eric Bates, Peter Hinch Jan 2013

Enhancing Graduate Attributes: A Preliminary Research Study., Eric Bates, Peter Hinch

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The objective of this teaching fellowship research project was to establish if graduate attributes should form part of student education within programmes offered by the Dublin Institute of Technology. This study was conducted during one semester and concentrated on one aspect of graduate attributes which were interview skills. Two videos were scripted, shot and edited that focused on interviews from the perspective of both the interviewer and the interviewee. These videos were showcased with lecturers whose feedback indicated that some improvements were required. Following those improvements the videos were shown to two student groups for feedback. The videos successfully provoked ...


Customised Learning Development - An Exploration Of Practice, Roadmap For Employment-Academic Partnerships, Irene Sheridan, John P. Murphy Jan 2012

Customised Learning Development - An Exploration Of Practice, Roadmap For Employment-Academic Partnerships, Irene Sheridan, John P. Murphy

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