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Dialectical dividends: fostering hybridity of new pedagogical practices and partnerships in science education and outreach
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2016-10-02)
Science literacy has become socially and economically very important. European countries stress that science graduates are fundamental for economic growth. Nevertheless, there is a declining student participation in science. ...
Why choose teaching? An international review of empirical studies exploring student teachers career motivations and levels of commitment to teaching
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-03-18)
Why do individuals all over the world choose to become school teachers? What motivates them to become educators of young people, and how committed are they to this cause when they enter their teacher education courses? ...
R-NEST: Design-based research for technology-enhanced reflective practice in initial teacher education
(Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, 2015)
This paper reports research into developing digital storytelling (DST) to enhance reflection within a specific professional learning context - that of a programme of teacher education while concomitantly producing a ...
Contemporary Research in Irish Education: Volume 4: Book of abstracts of the 6th Annual Postgraduate Research Seminar
(School of Education, NUI Galway, 2017-04-26)
We are delighted to welcome you to the 6th Annual Postgraduate Research Seminar of the School of Education, NUI Galway. A central part of the School of Education s recurrent Research Seminar Series, this annual research ...
Career motivations of student teachers in the Republic of Ireland: continuity and change during educational reform and 'Boom to Bust' economic times
(Cambridge University Press, 2017-08-31)
[No abstract available]
Enhancing children's literacy skills: designing the Q-Tales ecosystem for children's e-book design and publication
Digital media, interactive storytelling and e-books are ubiquitous in contemporary education, and consequently play an increasingly important role in the development of children s nascent and emergent literacy. Digital ...
An straitéis litearthachta in iar-bhunscoileanna lán-Ghaeilge: Cad is ciall le litearthacht san earnáil seo agus cad iad na dúshláin?
(An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta agus Gaelscolaíochta, 2016-05-15)
ACHOIMRE Aithnítear in An Straitéis Náisiúnta chun an Litearthacht agus an Uimhearthacht a Fheabhsú i measc Leanaí agus Daoine Óga 2011-20 (An Roinn Oideachais agus Scileanna, 2011:12) go bhfuil dúshláin ar leith “do ...
Everyday creativity on a university campus: crafting a challenge to journey beyond the formal
(NUI Galway, 2017-08-23)
This paper reports on an initiative to encourage staff, students and the wider community of an Irish university to engage in open, daily creative challenges, mediated by technology. The aim was to encourage creativity as ...
Digital Ensemble: The ENaCT design-based research framework for technology-enhanced embodied assessment in English education
This article outlines the ENaCT educational design for Digital Ensemble, an innovative approach to English assessment integrating drama pedagogy with mobile computing (e. g. iPad). ENaCT represents the key themes that ...
Architecting the third teacher: Solid foundations for the participatory and principled design of schools and (built) learning environments
This special issue of the European Journal of Education examines a crucially important, though largely overlooked area within educational design research: architecting and building physical educational environments. ...