Jeffrey Buckley

Jeffrey Buckley

PhD Researcher
University of Limerick
jeffrey.buckley@ul.ie
@jeffbuckley92
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Teaching Interests

  • Design and Communication Graphics
  • Design and Technology Education
  • Subject Pedagogy

Research Interests

  • Human Intelligence
  • Spatial Cognition and Reasoning
  • Cognitive Load Theory and Working Memory
  • Applied Psychometrics
  • Heuristics and Problem Solving
  • Designerly Thinking and Modelling

Education

PhD University of Limerick, 2014 – present.

B. Tech. (Ed.) University of Limerick, 2010 – 2014

Certificates

2016 – Certified SolidWorks Associate.

2016 – Visual Perception and the Brain. Duke University. Online Course Authorised through Coursera.

2016 – The Brain and Space. Duke University. Online Course Authorised through Coursera.

2016 – Serious Gaming. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Online Course Authorised through Coursera.


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

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

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

O’Connor, A., Buckley, J., Seery, N., & Cleveland-Innes, M. (2016). Identifying, Developing and Grading “Soft Skills” in Higher Education: A Technological Approach. In B. Campbell, L. McNutt, & B. Hunter (Eds.), Proceedings of Higher Education in Transformation Symposium. Ontario, Canada: HEIT.

Buckley, J., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2016). The Validity and Reliability of Online Testing for the Assessment of Spatial Ability. In J. Birchman (Ed.), Proceedings of ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 71st Mid-Year Conference (pp. 11–16). Nashua, New Hampshire: ASEE.

Buckley, J., & Seery, N. (2016). The Potential Bifurcation of Static and Dynamic Spatial Cognitive Processes. In J. Birchman (Ed.), Proceedings of ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 71st Mid-Year Conference (pp. 97–103). Nashua, New Hampshire: ASEE.

Seery, N., & Buckley, J. (2016). The Validity and Reliability of Adaptive Comparative Judgements in the Assessment of Graphical Capability. In J. Birchman (Ed.), ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 71st Mid-Year Conference (pp. 104–109). Nashua, New Hampshire: Proceedings of ASEE.

Buckley, J., Phelan, J., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2016). Assessing Visual Perception in Virtual Reality Environments. In P. Tiernan (Ed.), Proceedings of 33rd International Manufacturing Conference. Limerick, Ireland: University of Limerick.

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

Buckley, J., O’Neill, C., & Seery, N. (2016). Technology Mediated Assessment of Dynamic Spatial Ability. In P. Tiernan (Ed.), Proceedings of 33rd International Manufacturing Conference. Limerick, Ireland: University of Limerick.

Seery, N., Buckley, J., Bowe, B., & Carthy, D. (2016). Spatial Ability in Education: A National Study. In P. Tiernan (Ed.), Proceedings of 33rd International Manufacturing Conference. Limerick, Ireland: University of Limerick.

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

Buckley, J., & Seery, N. (2016). An Investigation into Problem Solving Approaches Adopted During Graphical Reasoning Episodes. In M. de Vries, A. Bekker-Holtland, & G. van Dijk (Eds.), Proceedings of PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills (pp. 118–128). Utrecht, Netherlands: PATT.

Seery, N., Canty, D., Buckley, J., & Doyle, A. (2016). Identifying, Developing and Grading “Soft Skills” in Design and Technology Education: A Methodological Approach. In M. de Vries, A. Bekker-Holtland, & G. van Dijk (Eds.), Proceedings of PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills (pp. 419–428). Utrecht, Netherlands: PATT.

Power, J., Buckley, J., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2016). Investigating the Factor Structure of Pupils Attitudes towards Technology. In M. de Vries, A. Bekker-Holtland, & G. van Dijk (Eds.), Proceedings of PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills (pp. 391–399). Utrecht, Netherlands: PATT.

Buckley, J., & Seery, N. (2016). Framing Spatial Cognition: Establishing a Research Agenda. In L. Sun, H. Steinhauer, & D. Lane (Eds.), Proceedings of ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 70th Mid-Year Conference (pp. 118–122). Daytona Beach, Florida: EDGD.

Power, J., Buckley, J., & Seery, N. (2016). Visualizing Success: Investigating the Relationship between Ability and Self-Efficacy in the Domain of Visual Processing. In L. Sun, H. Steinhauer, & D. Lane (Eds.), Proceedings of ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 70th Mid-Year Conference (pp. 73–79). Daytona Beach, Florida: EDGD.

Seery, N., Buckley, J., & Delahunty, T. (2015). Developing a Spatial Ability Framework to Support Spatial Ability Research in Engineering Education. In B. Bowe (Ed.), Proceedings of 6th Research in Engineering Education Symposium (pp. 1–9). Dublin, Ireland: Dublin Institute of Technology.

Conference Presentations

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.


Academic Awards

2015 – Schroff Participation Grant. Engineering Design Graphics Division. American Society for Engineering Education.

2014 – Special Commendation Award for Research in a Final Year Project. Department of Design and Manufacturing Technology, University of Limerick.

2014 – 2nd UL40th Science and Engineering Summer Research Bursary. Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Limerick.