New Article in Research in Science and Technological Education

TERG members Jeff Buckley, Niall Seery, Jason Power and Joe Phelan published an article in Research in Science and Technological Education titled “The importance of supporting technological knowledge in post-primary education: a cohort study”. The article is available here: https://doi.org/10.1080/02635143.2018.1463981 Abstract Background Substantial research highlights the differences between scientific and technological knowledge. Considering that Continue reading New Article in Research in Science and Technological Education

New Article in International Journal of Technology and Design Education

TERG members Jeff Buckley, Niall Seery and Donal Canty published an article in the International Journal of Technology and Design Education titled “Investigating the use of spatial reasoning strategies in geometric problem solving”. The article is available here: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10798-018-9446-3 Abstract A core aim of contemporary science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) Continue reading New Article in International Journal of Technology and Design Education

ResearchED Haninge

Date: 10th March 2018Venue: Haninge, Sweden The ResearchED conference in Haninge saw 3 presentations from 4 TERG members. This was the first ResearchED conference at which TERG was represented. What became clear throughout the day was that the mission of ResearchED resonates with the guiding principles of TERG, potentiating progress in practice through the dissemination of use-inspired basic Continue reading ResearchED Haninge

New Article and Book Review in Design and Technology Education: an International Journal

TERG members Jeff Buckley and Niall Seery published an article in Design and Technology Education: an International Journal titled “Balancing Curriculum Intent with Expected Student Responses to Designerly Tasks”. The article is available here: https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/DATE/article/view/2302 Abstract Design activities form an extensive part of design and technology education with a link being posited Continue reading New Article and Book Review in Design and Technology Education: an International Journal

New Article in Research in the International Journal of Technology and Design Education

TERG members Jeff Buckley, Adrian O’Connor, Niall Seery, Tomás Hyland and Donal Canty published an article in the International Journal of Technology and Design Education titled “Implicit theories of intelligence in STEM education: perspectives through the lens of technology education students”. The article is available here: https://t.co/puPVrkcp5w Abstract The educational significance of eliciting Continue reading New Article in Research in the International Journal of Technology and Design Education

New Article in International Journal of Technology and Design Education

TERG members Andrew Doyle, Niall Seery, Donal Canty and Jeff Buckley published an article in the International Journal of Technology and Design Education titled “Agendas, influences, and capability: Perspectives on practice in design and technology education”. The article is available here: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10798-017-9433-0 Abstract A philosophical shift in policy now situates the Continue reading New Article in International Journal of Technology and Design Education

34th Pupils’ Attitudes Towards Technology Conference

Date: 10th – 14th July 2017Venue: Philadelphia The 34th pupils’ attitudes towards technology saw five paper presentations from TERG members Niall Seery, Donal Canty, Jeffrey Buckley, Joe Phelan and Andrew Doyle. Niall presented on ‘Illustrating Educational Development Through Ipsative Performance in Design Based Education’ (co-authors: Donal Canty, & Jeffrey Buckley) which demonstrated the potential of ACJ in aiding the development Continue reading 34th Pupils’ Attitudes Towards Technology Conference

Design Education Research Seminar

Date: 12th June 2017 Venue: Athlone Institute of Technology Presenters: Prof Eddie Norman, Prof Ken Baynes, Dr Niall Seery, Dr Donal Canty, Jeffrey Buckley, Joe Phelan, Andrew Doyle, Ebba Berggren TERG hosted a Design Education Research Seminar at Athlone Institute of Technology. The seminar consisted of contributions from Professor Ken Baynes and Professor Eddie Continue reading Design Education Research Seminar

DALTA Workshop 3

Workshop Title: Sharing the Potential of Assessment: An Introduction to Democratic Assessment Date: 18th February 2017 (9:30 to 4:30 – Lunch and refreshments included) Venue: University of Limerick Presenters: Dr Donal Canty, Prof Richard Kimbell, Dr Niall Seery The DALTA project at UL strives to utilise technological developments to enhance teaching, learning and assessment Continue reading DALTA Workshop 3

DALTA Workshop 2

Workshop Title: Sharing the Potential of Assessment: Exercising Teacher Professional Judgement Date: 26th November 2016 (10:00 to 3:30 – Lunch and refreshments included) Venue: Athlone Institute of Technology Presenters: Dr Donal Canty, Dr Niall Seery The DALTA project at UL strives to utilise technological developments to enhance teaching, learning and assessment in a way that Continue reading DALTA Workshop 2

New Article in the International Journal of Technology and Design Education

TERG members Adrian O’Connor, Niall Seery, and Donal Canty published an article in the International Journal of Technology and Design Education titled “The experiential domain: developing a model for enhancing practice in D&T education”. The article is available here: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10798-016-9378-8 Abstract Creativity and innovation are leading topics for the twenty-first century, not only in Continue reading New Article in the International Journal of Technology and Design Education

DALTA Workshop 1

Workshop Title: Sharing the Potential of Assessment: An Introduction to Democratic Assessment Date: 2nd June 2016 (9:30 to 4:30 – Lunch and refreshments included) Venue: University of Limerick Presenters: Prof Richard Kimbell, Dr Eva Hartel, Dr Donal Canty, Dr Niall Seery and Dr Adrian O’Connor The DALTA project at UL strives to utilise technological Continue reading DALTA Workshop 1