PATT36 Conference Drives Technology Education Agenda in Academic Research and Practice

More than 60 Higher Education Institutes with delegates spanning 15 countries and five continents participated in PATT36 hosted by Athlone Institute of Technology this week. Organised by the Technology Education Research Group (TERG), PATT, as a community, endeavours to put Continue reading PATT36 Conference Drives Technology Education Agenda in Academic Research and Practice

PATT36 Keynote and Plenary Session: Learning through Design and Make

The PATT36 conference addressed the theme of “Research and Practice in Technology Education: Perspectives on Human Capacity and Development”. Within this theme, three sub-themes formed the focus of three separate sessions, each including a keynote presentation and plenary discussion. On Continue reading PATT36 Keynote and Plenary Session: Learning through Design and Make

PATT36 Keynote and Plenary Session: Cultivating Imagination and Innovation

The PATT36 conference addressed the theme of “Research and Practice in Technology Education: Perspectives on Human Capacity and Development”. Within this theme, three sub-themes formed the focus of three separate sessions, each including a keynote presentation and plenary discussion. On Continue reading PATT36 Keynote and Plenary Session: Cultivating Imagination and Innovation

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 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 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 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 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 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 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) Continue reading 34th Pupils’ Attitudes Towards Technology Conference

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 Continue reading New Article in the International Journal of Technology and Design Education