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Hooked on science
In this article, Martin McHugh and Veronica McCauley present a modern and interesting way to get students more engaged during lessons. They describe a detailed procedure that can be followed by any teacher or adapted to ...
Innovative initiatives: targeting the declining science enrollments in Ireland
(The New Zealand Annual Review of Education, 2006)
At the time of economic growth in Ireland, declining numbers of students enrolling in the sciences is emerging as an educational concern. Using a 2002 Government of Ireland commissioned report on science: The Task Force ...
Realising the management challenges for science communication outreach: a Social marketing perspective
Social marketing recognises that neither government nor education alone can solve the growing range of complex and multifaceted social policy issues facing societies around the world. Social marketing is about behavioural ...
Designing physics video hooks for science students
(IOP Publishing, 2015-12-17)
This paper offers an insight into the design structure of physics video hooks that were developed by the Science Education Resource design team in the school of education (SOE) in National University of Ireland, Galway ...
Constructivism in the third space: challenging pedagogical perceptions of science outreach and science education
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2017-12-03)
Informal opportunities for young people to engage with science have increased in response to declining uptake in science and a shortage of science graduates. This paper is set in the context of the recent introduction of ...
Collaborative lesson hook design in science teacher education: Advancing professional practice
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2015-12-14)
This article documents the process of collaboratively developing lesson hook eresources for science teachers to establish a community of inquiry and to strengthen the pedagogy of science teaching. The authors aim to ...
Getting hooked on physics!
(AIP Publishing, 2016-12)
A number of papers in this journal have dealt with the idea of using hooks in physics instruction. A hook, as the name suggests, engages students in learning by triggering their attention and interest. Hooks can be any ...
Further studies in self-directed learning in physics at the University of Limerick, Ireland
(International Society for Self-Directed Learning (ISSDL), 2004)
This article reports on two SDL studies of undergraduate physics students and postgraduate science students at the University of Limerick, Ireland. Initial studies (McCauley and McClelland, 2001) indicated that the majority ...
Creating the future of teacher education together: The role of emotionality in university-school partnership
This paper describes an innovative project between university tutors and co-operating teachers in self-selected partner schools with a focus on improving the school placement experience of the pre-service teacher. The ...
Micro and macro pedagogy for science education
(Irish Science Teachers' Association, 2015-11)
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