Dr Donal Canty

Deputy Director of TERG
University of Limerick
Email: donal.canty@ul.ie
  

 


Teaching Interests

  • Design and Communication Graphics
  • Wood Processing Safety & Practice

Research Interests

  • Technology Education and Associated Pedagogy
  • Assessment of Design & Creative Activities

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

O’Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2016) ‘The experiential domain: Developing a model for enhancing practice in D&T education’, International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 1-15. (Available here)

Seery, N,Canty, D,Phelan, P (2012) ‘The validity and value of peer assessment using adaptive comparative judgement in design driven practical education’. International Journal Of Technology And Design Education, 22 :205-226. (Available here)

Book Chapters

O’Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2016) ‘The psychological domain: Enhancing traditional practice in K-12 education’, in Ostashewski, N., Howell, J., & Cleveland-Innes, M., eds., Optimizing K-12 education through online and blended learning, Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 109-126. (Available here)

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

O’Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2016) ‘The procedural domain: Evidencing task performance in D&T education’, in de Vries, M., Bekker-Holtland, A., & van Dijk, G., eds., proceedings of the 32nd Pupils’ Attitude Towards Technology Conference, Utrecht, Netherlands, 23-26 Aug, Reston: International Technology and Engineering Educators Association, 368-377.

Seery, N., & Canty, D., O’Connor, A., Buckley, J., & Doyle, A. (2016) ‘Identifying, developing and grading soft skills in design and technology education: A methodological approach’, in de Vries, M., Bekker-Holtland, A., & van Dijk, G., eds., proceedings of the 32nd Pupils’ Attitude Towards Technology Conference, Utrecht, Netherlands, 23-26 Aug, Reston: International Technology and Engineering Educators Association, 419-428.

Power, J., Buckley, J., Seery, N. and Canty, D. (2016) Investigating the Factor Structure of Pupils Attitudes towards Technology . In: de Vries, M eds. PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills Utrecht, Netherlands, 391-399.

O’Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2015) ‘The experiential domain: Enhancing practice in D&T education’, in Chatoney, M., ed., proceedings of the 29th Pupils’ Attitude Towards Technology Conference, Marseille, France, 07-10 Apr, Reston: International Technology and Engineering Educators Association, 335-342.

Conference Presentations

O’Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2016) Mobile technology in initial technology teacher education: A means of developing ubiquitous learning International Conference on Mobile Technology in Teacher Education Galway, Ireland.

Seery, N., Buckley, J., Doyle, A. and Canty, D. (2016) The Validity and Reliability of Adaptive Comparative Judgements in the Assessment of Graphical Capability . In: Ault, H eds. ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 71st Mid-Year Conference Nashua, New Hampshire, 104-109.

Buckley, J., Phelan, J., Seery, N and Canty, D. (2016) Assessing Visual Perception in Virtual Reality Environments . In: Tiernan, P eds. The 33rd International Manufacturing Conference.

Seery, N., Buckley, J., Hyland, T. and Canty, D. (2016) MIND Strengths: The Unique Cognitive Architecture of Engineering and Technology Students . In: Tiernan, P eds. The 33rd International Manufacturing Conference Limerick, Ireland.

Seery, N, O’Connor, A, Canty, D and Buckley, J. (2015) Digital Badges in Initial Technology Teacher Education: A Method for Grading Explicit Soft Skills . In: Gormley, P eds. EdTech 2015: Beyond the Horizon: Policy, Practice and Possibilities Limerick, Ireland.

Seery, N., O’Connor, A., Canty, D., & Buckley, J. (2015). Digital Badges in Initial Technology Teacher Education: A Method for Grading Explicit Soft Skills. In P. Gormley (Ed.), Proceedings of EdTech 2015: Beyond the Horizon: Policy, Practice and Possibilities. Limerick, Ireland: Irish Learning Technology Association.

Canty, D., Buckley, J., Seery, N., O’Connor, A., & Kelly, M. (2015). The Validity of Digital Badges as a Currency for Soft Skill Attainment. In P. Gormley (Ed.), Proceedings of EdTech 2015: Beyond the Horizon: Policy, Practice and Possibilities. Limerick, Ireland: Irish Learning Technology Association.

Canty, D., Buckley, J., Seery, N., O’Connor, A. and Kelly, M. (2015) The Validity of Digital Badges as a Currency for Soft Skill Attainment . In: Gormley, P eds. EdTech 2015: Beyond the Horizon: Policy, Practice and Possibilities Limerick, Ireland.

Canty, D., Buckley, J., Seery, N., O’Connor, A., & Kelly, M. (2015) The validity of digital badges as a currency for soft skill attainment 16th Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association Limerick, Ireland.