Jeffrey Buckley

Jeffrey Buckley

PhD Researcher
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
jeffbuckley1992@gmail.com
@jeffbuckley92
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Publons

 


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 KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2017 – present.
PhD University of Limerick, 2014 – 2017 (Transfer to KTH Royal Institute of Technology)

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

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 Education.

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 Education. http://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

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

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

Buckley, J., Canty, D., & Seery, N. (In Press). Spatial working memory in mental rotations: A case for exploring neural efficiency and cognitive strategies. 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. (In Press). 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., & Canty, D. (2017). An exploratory analysis into the relationships between spatial factors, domain-free general capacities and general fluid intelligence. In M. de Vries, L. Litowitz, & S. Warner (Eds.), PATT2017: Technology & Engineering Education – Fostering the Creativity of Youth Around The Globe. Philadelphia, USA: Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Phelan, J., Buckley, J. Canty, D., & Seery, N. (2017). A proposed research agenda for investigating the nature of designerly thinking in action. In M. de Vries, L. Litowitz, & S. Warner (Eds.), PATT2017: Technology & Engineering Education – Fostering the Creativity of Youth Around The Globe. Philadelphia, USA: Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Seery, N., Delahunty, T., Canty, D., & Buckley, J. (2017). Illustrating educational development through ipsative performance in design based education. In M. de Vries, L. Litowitz, & S. Warner (Eds.), 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., & 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

Buckley, J., Doyle, A., Hartell, E., & Seery, N. (2017). Adaptive comparative judgement: A mechanism to enrich and enhance assessment practices to support teaching and learning. in Lärarnas forskningskonferens 2017, Stockholm, Sweden: Pedagog Stockholm.

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.

Other Presentations (Workshops/Symposia/Seminars)

Hartell, E., Canty, D., Seery, N., Doyle, A., & Buckley, J. (2017). Bedömningsexempel och sambedömning med hög reliabilitet (Worked Examples and Collaborative Assessment with High Reliability). Skolforum 2017. Stockholm, Sweden: Skolforum.

Buckley, J., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2017). Insights from eye-tracking and pupillometry in design education research. Design Education Research Seminar. Westmeath, Ireland: Athlone Institute of Technology.


Academic Awards

2017 – Jubilee Appropriation Grant. Knut och Alice Wallenbergs Stiftelse.

2016 – Runner up for Best Presentation at the 33rd International Manufacturing Conference.

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.