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Conceptualising Curriculum Change: Structuring The Final Year Learning Experience On A Professionally-Orientated Degree Programme In Education Studies., Roisin Donnelly, Julie Uí Choistealbha, Marian Fitzmaurice Jan 2016

Conceptualising Curriculum Change: Structuring The Final Year Learning Experience On A Professionally-Orientated Degree Programme In Education Studies., Roisin Donnelly, Julie Uí Choistealbha, Marian Fitzmaurice

Conference papers

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Creating Constructive Criteria: Evaluating The Perceived Usefulness Of Eportfolios To Support Different User Needs, Roisin Donnelly, Jen Harvey, K.C. O'Rourke Jan 2008

Creating Constructive Criteria: Evaluating The Perceived Usefulness Of Eportfolios To Support Different User Needs, Roisin Donnelly, Jen Harvey, K.C. O'Rourke

Conference papers

The use of Portfolios and ePortfolios in HE signifies a potential move towards a self-directed, student centred approach to learning and assessment through processes such as personal development planning, reflection and negotiation of evidence of learning. New and emergent technologies can now provide a diverse range of opportunities to represent, store and present different kinds of knowledge within a dynamic multimedia environment. Whilst many institutions place value upon the concepts underpinning the use of ePortfolios, there has, in the past, been reluctance to engage with ePortfolio systems for both technical and economic reasons. A key challenge for institutions is the ...


Encouraging Student Creativity In Higher Education, Roisin Donnelly, Terry Barrett Jan 2008

Encouraging Student Creativity In Higher Education, Roisin Donnelly, Terry Barrett

Articles

This chapter focuses on how teachers encourage the development of creative states of flow in their students and in themselves. The chapter aims to stimulate educators in higher education to think freshly about creativity and to widen their range of strategies for encouraging student creativity.


Online Learning Delivered Via Blended Problem-Based Learning, Roisin Donnelly Jan 2006

Online Learning Delivered Via Blended Problem-Based Learning, Roisin Donnelly

Books/Book Chapters

Course and Institution: Online Learning Module on the Postgraduate Diploma in Third Level Learning and Teaching; located in the Dublin Institute of Technology. Teaching Strategy: Blended Problem Based Learning approach for 10 weeks. Students/Participants: 10 lecturers/academic staff members from a variety of higher education institutions from around the Republic of Ireland. Average Age: mature participants; some are new to teaching in higher education, and some have been teaching for anywhere between 5-25 years.


Creating Spaces For Voices: The Portfolio As A Framework To Support Enquiry Into Third Level Teaching And Learning, Roisin Donnelly Jan 2003

Creating Spaces For Voices: The Portfolio As A Framework To Support Enquiry Into Third Level Teaching And Learning, Roisin Donnelly

Conference papers

This paper will discuss qualitative research that was conducted in our professional practice in supporting academic staff in third level learning and teaching. Our goal was to understand more fully the process of compiling a teaching portfolio through supporting the academic staff in their development of an authentic voice. The scholarship of teaching has been of growing interest to the institution from which this Postgraduate Certificate in Third Level Learning and Teaching Course is delivered. This reflects a worldwide focus. Badley's research on HEFCE (2002) "what is required is for all teaching to be animated by scholarship and for ...