Dr Niall Seery

Dr Niall Seery

Director of TERG
Researcher
Athlone Institute of Technology
nseery@ait.ie
@Niaseery
ResearchGate


Teaching Interests

  • Design and Communication Graphics
  • Process Technology and Graphical and Engineering/Technology Pedagogy

Research Interests

  • Practical Pedagogy and the efficacy of teaching and learning in Design and Technology Education
  • Pedagogical and Assessment Strategies in Design and Technology
  • Cognitive Styles and Learning Characteristics

Education

PhD University of Limerick, 2001 – 2005.

B. Tech. (Ed.) University of Limerick, 1997 – 2001


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (* = Open Access)

Buckley J., Canty, D., White, D., Seery, N., & Campbell, M. (In Press). Spatial working memory and neural efficiency in mental rotations: An insight from pupillometry. Engineering Design Graphics Journal.

Hyland, T., Buckley, J., Seery, N., Gordon, S., & Canty, D. (In Press). Integrating assessment and design activity in engineering education: A proposed synthesis of adaptive comparative judgement and the CDIO framework. Engineering Design Graphics Journal.

*Seery, N., Buckley, J., Delahunty, T., & Canty, D. (2018). Integrating learners into the assessment process using adaptive comparative judgement with an ipsative approach to identifying competence based gains relative to student ability levels. International Journal of Technology and Design Educationhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s10798-018-9468-x 

Buckley J., Seery, N., Canty, D., & Gumaelius, L. (2018). Visualization, inductive reasoning, and memory span as components of fluid intelligence: Implications for technology education. International Journal of Educational Research, 90(1), 64-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2018.05.007

Buckley J., Seery, N., Power, J., & Phelan, J. (2018). The importance of supporting technological knowledge in post-primary education: A cohort study. Research in Science and Technological Education.
https://doi.org/10.1080/02635143.2018.1463981

Buckley, J., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2018). Investigating the use of spatial reasoning strategies in geometric problem solving. International Journal of Technology and Design Educationhttp://doi.org/10.1007/s10798-018-9446-3

Buckley, J., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2018). A heuristic framework of spatial ability: A review and synthesis of spatial factor literature to support its translation into STEM education. Educational Psychology Reviewhttp://doi.org/10.1007/s10648-018-9432-z

Buckley, J., & Seery, N. (2018). Balancing curriculum intent with expected student responses to designerly tasks. Design and Technology Education: An International Journal, 23(1), 26-39.
https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/DATE/article/view/2302

Buckley, J., O’Connor, A., Seery, N., Hyland, T., & Canty, D. (2018). Implicit theories of intelligence in STEM education: Perspectives through the lens of technology education students. International Journal of Technology and Design Educationhttp://doi.org/10.1007/s10798-017-9438-8

Delahunty, T., Seery, N. and Lynch, R. (2018) Exploring the use of electroencephalography to gather objective evidence of cognitive processing during problem solving, Journal of Science Education and Technology, 27(2), 114-130. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10956-017-9712-2

Doyle, A., Seery, N., Canty, D., & Buckley, J. (2017). Agendas, influences, and capability: Perspectives on practice in design and technology education. International Journal of Technology and Design Educationhttp://doi.org/10.1007/s10798-017-9433-0

Buckley, J., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2017). Heuristics and CAD modelling: An examination of student behaviour during problem solving episodes within CAD modelling activities. International Journal of Technology and Design Educationhttp://doi.org/10.1007/s10798-017-9423-2

Buckley, J., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2017). Spatial Cognition in Engineering Education: Developing a Spatial Ability Framework to Support the Translation of Theory into Practice. European Journal of Engineering Education. http://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2017.1327944.

O’Connor, A., Seery, N. and Canty, D. (2016) ‘The Experiential Domain: Developing a Model for Enhancing Practice in D&T Education’, International Journal of Technology and Design Education, In Press.

Delahunty, T., Seery, N., Lynch, R. and Lane, D. (2013) ‘Investigating student teacher’s approach to solving applied analytical graphical problems’, Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 77(1), 6-22.

Delahunty, T., Seery, N. and Lynch, R. (2012) ‘An Evaluation of the Assessment of Graphical Education at Junior Cycle in the Irish System’, Design and Technology Education: An International Journal, 17(2), 9-20.

Lynch, R., Seery, N and McNamara, P. M. (2012) ‘Promoting Deep Learning in a Teacher Education Programme through Self- and Peer- Assessment and Feedback’, European Journal of Teacher Education, 35(2), 179-197.

Lane, D. and Seery, N. (2011) ‘ Freehand Sketching as a Catalyst for Developing Concept Driven Competencies’,  Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 75(1), 2-25.

Lynch, R., Gordon, S. and Seery, N. (2011) ‘Student Interests and Undergraduate Performance: The Importance of Student-Course Alignment’, Irish Educational Studies, 30(3), 345-363.

McGarr O. and Seery, N. (2011) ‘Parametric Pedagogy: Integrating parametric CAD in Irish post-primary schools’, Design and Technology Education: an International Journal, 16(2), 57-66.

Seery, N., Canty, D. and Phelan, P. (2011) ‘The validity and value of peer assessment using adaptive comparative judgement in design driven practical education’, International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 22(2), 205-226.

Lane, D., Seery, N. and Gordon, S (2010) ‘A Paradigm for Promoting Visual Synthesis through Freehand Sketching’, Design and Technology Education: An International Journal, 15(3), 68-90.

Lane, D., Seery, N. and Gordon, S. (2009) ‘The Understated Value of Freehand Sketching in Technology Education’, Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 73(1), 13-22.

Leahy, K., Gaughran, W.F. and Seery, N. (2009) ‘Preferential learning styles as an influencing factor in design pedagogy’, Design and Technology Education: An International Journal, 14(2), 25-44.

Lynch, R., Seery, N. and Gordon, S. (2008) ‘Design of a Novel Diagnostic Tool for Student Performance in Engineering Degree Courses’, International Journal of Engineering Education, 24(6), 1003-1011.

Book Chapters

Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2017) Assessment and Learning: The Proximal and Distal Effects of Comparative Judgment, in M. de Vries (ed.). Handbook of Technology Education, Springer International Handbooks of Education: Springer, Cham.

Seery, N. (2017) Modelling as a Form of Critique, in P.J. Williams and K. Stables (eds.). Critique in Design and Technology Education, Springer: Singapore.

O’Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2016) The Psychological Domain: Enhancing Traditional Practice in K-12 Education, in N. Ostashewski, J. Howell and M. Cleveland-Innes (eds.). Optimizing K-12 Education through Online and Blended Learning, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global.

Seery, N. (2013) Design and Making: Natural Enquiry, in K. Baynes and E. Norman (eds.). Design Education: A Vision for the Future, Loughborough: Loughborough Design School.

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

Buckley, J., Seery, N., Canty, D., & Gumaelius, L. (2018). On intelligence in technology education: Towards redefining technological capability. In N. Seery, J. Buckley, D. Canty, & J. Phelan (Eds.), PATT2018: Research and Practice in Technology Education: Perspectives on Human Capacity and Development. Westmeath, Ireland: Athlone Institute of Technology.

Hyland, T., Buckley, J., Seery, N., Power, J., & Gordon, S. (2018). Investigating the relationships between spatial ability, interest, and task experience on knowledge retention in engineering education. In N. Seery, J. Buckley, D. Canty, & J. Phelan (Eds.), PATT2018: Research and Practice in Technology Education: Perspectives on Human Capacity and Development. Westmeath, Ireland: Athlone Institute of Technology.

Buckley, J., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2018). Examining the components of fluid intelligence: Implications for STEM education. In S. Sorby, & M. Sadowski (Eds.), Proceedings of ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 72nd Mid-Year Conference. Montego Bay, Jamaica: ASEE.

Buckley, J., Canty, D., & Seery, N. (2018). Spatial working memory in mental rotations: A case for exploring neural efficiency and cognitive strategies. In S. Sorby, & M. Sadowski (Eds.), Proceedings of ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 72nd Mid-Year Conference. Montego Bay, Jamaica: ASEE.

Hyland, T., Buckley, J., Seery, N., Gordon, S., & Canty, D. (2018). Assessing design activity in engineering education: A proposed synthesis of adaptive comparative judgement and the CDIO framework. Proceedings of ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 72nd Mid-Year Conference. Montego Bay, Jamaica: ASEE.

Buckley, J., Seery, N. and Canty, D. (2017) ‘An Exploratory Analysis into the Relationships between Spatial Factors, Domain-Free General Capacities and General Fluid Intelligence’ PATT2017: Technology & Engineering Education – Fostering the Creativity of Youth Around The Globe, Philadelphia, USA: Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Phelan, J., Buckley, J. Canty, D. and Seery, N. (2017) ‘A Proposed Research Agenda for Investigating the Nature of Designerly Thinking in Action’ PATT2017: Technology & Engineering Education – Fostering the Creativity of Youth Around The Globe, Philadelphia, USA: Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Seery, N., Delahunty, T., Canty, D. and Buckley, J. (2017) ‘Illustrating Educational Development through Ipsative Performance in Design Based Education’ PATT2017: Technology & Engineering Education – Fostering the Creativity of Youth Around The Globe, Philadelphia, USA: Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Doyle, A., Seery, N. Canty, D. and McGuiness, J. (2017) ‘Professional Continuity: Investigating the Alignment of Technology Teachers’ Internal Capability Constructs’ PATT2017: Technology & Engineering Education – Fostering the Creativity of Youth Around The Globe, Philadelphia, USA: Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Canty, D., Seery, N., Hartell, E. and Doyle, A. (2017) ‘Integrating Peer Assessment in Design Based Education’ PATT2017: Technology & Engineering Education – Fostering the Creativity of Youth Around The Globe, Philadelphia, USA: Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

O’Connor, A., Buckley, J., Seery, N. and Cleveland-Innes, M. (2016) ‘’Identifying, Developing and Grading ‘Soft Skills’ in Higher Education: A Technological Approach’ Proceedings of the Higher Education in Transformation (HEIT) Symposium, Oshawa, Canada: University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

Buckley, J. and Seery, N. (2016) ‘The Potential Bifurcation of Static and Dynamic Spatial Cognitive Processes’ The 71st ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division Midyear Conference, New Hampshire, USA: Engineering Design Graphics Division.

Seery, N., Buckley, J., Doyle, A. and Canty, D. (2016) ‘The Validity and Reliability of Adaptive Comparative Judgements in the Assessment of Graphical Capability’ The 71st ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division Midyear Conference, New Hampshire, USA: Engineering Design Graphics Division.

Buckley, J., Seery, N. and Canty, D. (2016) ‘The Validity and Reliability of Online Testing for the Assessment of Spatial Ability’ The 71st ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division Midyear Conference, New Hampshire, USA: Engineering Design Graphics Division.

Buckley, J., Phelan, J., Seery, N. and Canty, D. (2016) ‘Assessing Visual Perception in Virtual Reality Environments’ 33rd International Manufacturing Conference, Limerick, Ireland: University of Limerick.

Buckley, J., O’Neill, C. and Seery, N. (2016) ‘Technology Mediated Assessment of Dynamic Spatial Ability’ 33rd International Manufacturing Conference, Limerick, Ireland: University of Limerick.

Buckley, J., Howley, U. and Seery, N. (2016) ‘An Exploratory Study into the Cognitive and Behavioural Influences on Problem Solving Performance’ 33rd International Manufacturing Conference, Limerick, Ireland: University of Limerick.

Seery, N., Buckley, J., Hyland, T. and Canty, D. (2016) ‘MIND Strengths: The Unique Cognitive Architecture of Engineering and Technology Students’ 33rd International Manufacturing Conference, Limerick, Ireland: University of Limerick.

Seery, N., Buckley, J., Bowe, B. and Carthy, D (2016) ‘Spatial Skills in Education: A National Study’ 33rd International Manufacturing Conference, Limerick, Ireland: University of Limerick.

Seery, N., Canty, D., O’Connor, A., Buckley, J. and Doyle, A. (2016) ‘Identifying, Developing and Grading ‘Soft Skills’ in Design and Technology Education: A Methodological Approach’ PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills, Utrecht, Netherlands: Delft University of Technology.

Power, J., Buckley, J., Seery, N. and Canty, D. (2016) ‘Investigating the Factor Structure of Pupils Attitudes towards Technology’ PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills, Utrecht, Netherlands: Delft University of Technology.

Buckley, J. and Seery, N. (2016) ‘An Investigation into Problem Solving Approaches Adopted During Graphical Reasoning Episodes’ PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills, Utrecht, Netherlands: Delft University of Technology.

O’Connor, A., Seery, N. and Canty, D (2016) ‘The Procedural Domain: Evidencing Task Performance in D&T Education’ PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills, Utrecht, Netherlands: Delft University of Technology.

Doyle, A., Seery, N. and Canty, D (2016) ‘Unpacking the Relationship between Technology Teachers Orientations towards Teaching and the Associated Life Phases’ PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills, Utrecht, Netherlands: Delft University of Technology.

Buckley, J. and Seery, N. (2016) ‘Framing Spatial Cognition: Establishing a Research Agenda’ The 70th ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division Midyear Conference, Florida, USA: Engineering Design Graphics Division.

Power, J., Buckley, J. and Seery, N. (2016) ‘Visualizing Success: Investigating the Relationship between Ability and Self-Efficacy in the Domain of Visual Processing’ The 70th ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division Midyear Conference, Florida, USA: Engineering Design Graphics Division.

O`Connor, A., Seery, N., and Canty, D. (2015) ‘The Experiential Domain: Enhancing Practice in D&T Education’, Proceedings of the 29th Pupils’ Attitude Towards Technology (PATT) Conference, Marseille, April 07-10.

Seery, N., Buckley, J. and Delahunty, T. (2015) ‘Developing a Spatial Ability Framework to Support Spatial Ability Research in Engineering Education’ The 6th Research in Engineering Education Symposium, Dublin, Ireland, 13-15 July, Dublin: Dublin Institute of Technology.

Seery, N. and Delahunty, T. (2015) ‘Cognitive load as a key element of instructional design and its implications for initial technology teacher education’, Proceedings of the 29th Pupils’ Attitude Towards Technology (PATT) Conference, Marseille, April 07-10.

Crehan, M., Seery, N., Canty, D. and Lane, D. (2014) ‘Pre-service STEM Educators’ Perceptions of the Design Activities to Inform Educational Practice’ 121st Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference, Indianapolis, 15-18 June.

Delahunty, T., Seery, N. and Lynch, R. (2013) ‘Conceptualisation in Visuospatial Reasoning Tasks: A Research Direction’, Engineering Design Graphics Division 68th Mid Year Conference, Worcester, Massachusetts, October 20-22.

Rowsome, P., Seery, N., Gordon, S., Lane, D., and Canty, D. (2013) ‘The development of pre-service design educator’s capacity to make professional judgements on design capability using Adaptive Comparative Judgement’, 120th ASEE Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Seery, N. and Delahunty, T. (2013) ‘Capturing Graphical Capability Through Ipsative Enquiry Using Adaptive Comparative Judgement’, Engineering Design Graphics Division 68th Mid Year Conference, Worcester, Massachusetts, October 20-22.

Canty, B. and Seery, N., (2012) ‘Supporting Student Development in Graphical Education through Holistic Judgement’, ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 67th Mid Year Conference, Limerick, Ireland, 18-20 November.

Canty, D., Seery, N., and Phelan, P. (2012) ‘Democratic Consensus on Student Defined Assessment Criteria as a Catalyst for Learning in Technology Teacher Education’, Technology Education in the 21st Century: The PATT 26 Conference, Stockholm, Sweded, 26-30 June.

Crehan, M., Seery, N., Canty, D. and Lane, D. (2012) ‘Constructivist e-Portfolios: The use of media in the collecting and evidencing of student learning ‘, 119th Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference, San Antonio Texas, 10-13 June.

Delahunty, T., Seery, N. and Lynch, R. (2012) ‘Examining Neuronal Function during the Completion of Established Graphical Tasks’, Engineering Design Graphics Division 67th Mid Year Conference, Limerick, Ireland, 22-25.

Delahunty, T., Seery, N. and Lynch, R. (2012) ‘The growing necessity for graphical competency’, Proceedings of the 26th Pupils’ Attitude Towards Technology (PATT) Conference. Stockholm, June 26-30.

Lane, D., Hamlin, AJ., Veurink, N., Seery, N. and Gordon, S. (2012) ‘The Role of Observational Sketching in Forming and Manipulating Graphical Libraries’, Proceedings of Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education, San Antonio, Texas.

Lane, D., Seery, N. and Gordon, S. (2012) ‘Promoting the Visualizing Instinct through Freehand Sketching within Initial Technology Teacher Education’, Proceedings of Annual Mid-Year Meeting of Engineering Design Graphics Division, Limerick, Ireland.

Lane, D., Seery, N. and Gordon, S. (2012) ‘The Intermediate Role of the Visuo-Spatial Sketchpad in Developing Sketching Expertise’, Proceedings of Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education, San Antonio, Texas.

Seery, N., Lane, D. and Canty, D. (2012) ‘A Comparative Study Exploring the Impact of Assessment Criteria on Eliciting Graphical Capability‘, 119th Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference, San Antonio Texas, 10-13 June.

Seery, N. and Norman, E. (2012) ‘Researching Graphicacy and Modelling’ Proceedings of Annual Mid-Year Meeting of Engineering Design Graphics Division, Limerick, Ireland.

Seery, N., Rowsome, P., Gordon, S. and Lane, D (2012) ‘The value of transfer activities when developing technological knowledge and skills’, 119th ASEE Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

Spillane, J., Seery, N. and Canty, D. (2012) ‘Communicating through Portals‘, 119th Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference, San Antonio Texas, 10-13 June.

Lane, D., Seery, N. and Gordon, S. (2011) ‘Examining the Development of Sketch Thinking and Behaviour’, Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education, Vancouver, Canada.

Seery, N., Lane, D. and Canty, D. (2011) ‘Exploring the Value of Democratic Assessment in Design-Based Activities in Graphical Education’, Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education, Vancouver, Canada.

Norman, E., and Seery, N. (2010) ‘Online Conferencing: Designing and Innovation’, Proceeding of the IDATER Online Conference: Graphicacy and Modelling 2010, Loughborough: Design Education Research Group, Loughborough Design School.

Seery, N., Lynch, R., and Dunbar, R. (2010) ‘A Review of the Nature, Provision, and Progression of Graphical Education in Ireland’, Proceeding of the IDATER Online Conference: Graphicacy and Modelling 2010, Loughborough: Design Education Research Group, Loughborough Design School.

Lane, D., Seery, N., and Gordon, S. (2010) ‘Examining Sketching Ability within Initial Technology Teacher Education’, Proceeding of the IDATER Online Conference: Graphicacy and Modelling 2010, Loughborough: Design Education Research Group, Loughborough Design School.

Rynne, A., Gaughran, W., and Seery, N. (2010) ‘Defining the Variables that Contribute to Developing 3D CAD Modelling Expertise’, Proceeding of the IDATER Online Conference: Graphicacy and Modelling 2010, Loughborough: Design Education Research Group, Loughborough Design School.

Lynch, R., Gordon, S., and Seery, N. (2010) ‘The Formative Value of Peer Feedback in Project Based Assessment’, Proceeding of the 3rd International Symposium for Engineering Education, Gemini International LTD: University College Cork.

McCarthy, D., Seery, N and Gordon, S. (2010) ‘Challenges Facing Continuous Professional Development for Technology Education in the Irish Second Level System’, 117th Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education, Louisville.

Seery, N., Canty, D. and Dunbar, R. (2010) ‘Maximising the Impact of Creative and Innovative Activities Within the Constraints of Defined Education Structures’, 117th Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education, Louisville.

Seery, N., Land, D. and Canty, D. (2010) ‘Pedagogical Challenges Facing Design and Communication Graphics’, ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 65th Mid Year Conference, Houghton, MI.

Lynch, R., Gordon, S. and Seery, N. (2008) ‘Invariant Influences on Student Uptake, Learning Outcomes, and Retention in Engineering Undergraduate Programmes’,Proceeding of CIRP International Manufacturing Engineering Education Conference, Institutul de Memorie Cultural: Nante.

Lynch, R., Seery, N. and Gordon, S. (2008) ‘Prior Learning combined with Holland’s Interest inventory as a predictor of Future Success for Engineering Students’, Proceedings of the 3rd Inter-Institutional Retention Colloquium; New Perspectives on Retention in Further and Higher Education, Tempus: Limerick.

Dunbar, R., N.Seery and S. Gordon (2007) ‘A holistic Evaluation of the Effects of an Informed Pedagogy on Initial Teacher Education’ International Conference on Engineering Education, American Society for Engineering Education.

Lynch, R., Seery, N. and Gordon, S. (2007) ‘An evaluation of the CDIO approach to engineering education’, Proceeding of the International Symposium for Engineering Education, Gemini International LTD: Dublin City University.

Seery N., Gaughran W. and Waldmann T. (2007) ‘An autonomous approach to safe machine tool operation and education’, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Seery N., Waldmann T. and Gaughran W. (2006) ‘A participative pedagogical approach to knowledge comprehension based on students preferential learning styles’, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago.

Conference Presentations

Buckley, J., Doyle, A., Hartell, E. and Seery, N. (2017) ‘Adaptive Comparative Judgement: A Mechanism to Enrich and Enhance Assessment Practices to  Support Teaching and Learning’, in Lärarnas forskningskonferens 2017, Pedagog Stockholm: Stockholm, Sweden.

O’Connor, A., Seery, N. and Canty, D. (2016) ‘Mobile Technology in Initial Technology Teacher Education: A Means of Developing Ubiquitous Learning’ Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile Technology in Teacher Education, Galway, Ireland: National University of Ireland, Galway.

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‘ Proceedings of 16th Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Limerick, Ireland, 28-29 May, Limerick: 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’ Proceedings of 16th Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Limerick, Ireland, 28-29 May, Limerick: Irish Learning Technology Association.

Devitt, B. Lynch, R. and Seery, N. (2015) ‘An Exploration of Irish Post Primary Teachers’ Psychological Well-being and Perceived Stress Levels’, Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference 2015, Maynooth, University and Carton House.

O’Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2013) ‘Creating SPACE: Social presence and constructivist education’, presented at the 14th Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Cork, Ireland, 30-31 May.

O’Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2013) ‘SWIFT Learning: Social web interaction a framework for teaching & learning’, presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland, Limerick, Ireland, 21-23 Mar.

Devitt, B. Lynch, R. and Seery, N. (2013) ‘A Case for Positive Psychology in Pre-service Teacher Education’, Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference 2013, University of Limerick and Radisson Blu Hotel.

Online Publications and Presentations

O’Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2017) ‘Supporting discourse using technology-mediated communication: The community of inquiry model in second level education’, The Community of Inquiry, 18 May, available: http://www.thecommunityofinquiry.org/project1 [accessed 18/05/2017].

Devedzic, V., Jovanovic, J., Seery, N., O’Connor, A., & Hrastinski, S. (2016) ‘The GRASS project: Measuring 21st century learning – Innovative pedagogy and assessment with technology’, presented at the Canadian Initiative for Distance Education Research Session, 13 Jan, available: http://cider.athabascau.ca/ [accessed 30 Dec 2016].

Reports and Edited Volumes

Seery, N., Buckley, J., Canty, D., & Phelan, J. (Eds.). (2018). 2018 PATT International Conference : Research and Practice in Technology Education: Perspectives on Human Capacity and Development. Athlone, Ireland: Athlone Institute of Technology.

Bowe, B., Nevin, E., Carthy, D., Seery, N. and Sorby, Sheryl. (2016) National Spatial Skills Project – Preliminary Findings of Phase One. A report commissioned by the National Spatial Skills Research Network.

McGarr, O. and Seery, N. (2005) An Evaluation of Feature-based Parametric CAD software in post-primary schools. A report commissioned by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment and the National Centre for Technology in Education.

Norman, E. and Seery, N., eds., (2010) IDATER Online Conference: Graphicacy and Modelling, Loughborough: Loughborough Design School.


Academic Awards

2013 – Oppenheimer Award (for Best Presentation). Engineering Design Graphics Division. American Society for Engineering Education.

2012 – Oppenheimer Award (for Best Presentation). Engineering Design Graphics Division. American Society for Engineering Education.

2012 – Shannon Consortium Higher Education Teaching Excellence Award. Shannon Consortium.

2012 – Chairs Award (for Best Paper). Engineering Design Graphics Division. American Society for Engineering Education.

2011 – Chairs Award (for Best Paper). Engineering Design Graphics Division. American Society for Engineering Education.

2010 – Chairs Award (for Best Paper). Engineering Design Graphics Division. American Society for Engineering Education.