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 highlights the differences between scientific and technological knowledge. Considering that 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 core aim of contemporary science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) Continue reading New Article in International Journal of Technology and Design Education

New Article in Educational Psychology Review

TERG members Jeff Buckley, Niall Seery and Donal Canty published an article in Educational Psychology Review titled “A heuristic framework of spatial ability: A review and synthesis of spatial factor literature to support its translation into STEM education”. The article is available here: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10648-018-9432-z Abstract: An abundance of empirical evidence exists Continue reading New Article in Educational Psychology Review

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 of design and technology education with a link being posited 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 article is available here: https://t.co/puPVrkcp5w Abstract The educational significance of eliciting 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 here: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10798-017-9433-0 Abstract A philosophical shift in policy now situates the Continue reading New Article in International Journal of Technology and Design Education

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 are leading topics for the twenty-first century, not only in Continue reading New Article in the International Journal of Technology and Design Education