Category Archives: education

Action learning sets

I came across the use of action learning sets when working in the Institute of Leadership in the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. We designed action learning sets to involve students in small group work so they could solve … Continue reading

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Twitter for professional learning: disseminating the findings

Last week I presented my EdD research at the Next Generation: Digital Learning Research Symposium 2016 at Dublin City University. This was the first time I put voice to my research since the Viva. Those at the symposium were mainly … Continue reading

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We want more, We want more!

We want more, we want more! That was the overarching theme from results of  evaluations from recent participants on the Assessment and Feedback module I’ve been teaching on. I have been teaching on short modules* that offer opportunities to staff … Continue reading

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How I create podcasts for student feedback

Some of my students have been asking how I feedback podcasts So here goes: No theory about feedback cited here, just the practical stuff that I think of and apply when creating podcast feedback for students Firstly I read the … Continue reading

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I want to talk about learning. But not the lifeless, sterile, futile, quickly forgotten stuff..

Yesterday I came across the following quote via I need to read more Carl Rogers work after my doctorate – I feel completely high when I read these views of learning – The freedom that learning can be, the … Continue reading

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How EdTech2014  got it right!

The annual Irish EdTech conference was held in UCD last week drawing 230 participants. This was one of the highest attendances ever despite it simultaneously clashing with #Excited  in Dublin castle. Interest in educational technology and research into how it can … Continue reading

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Radical changes for education, on the cusp of a new paradigm

I came across this blog via Twitter this morning by Sumeet Moghe. It is a long read, but a worthwhile if you question the ‘system of education’ On reading the article he begins to make me think of how … Continue reading

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Tips for design of elearning resources

I have just finished a review on online materials used for learning and teaching on programmes here at the Institute of Leadership. As a result I have collated some information for lecturers for design of elearning resources. I define an … Continue reading

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Edtech13 Keynote Catherine Cronin

I have been listening in on streamed presentations at #Edtech13, and Catherine Cronin’s keynote on open education was inspiring. Technology influences so much of what we do in the world and as a result initiatives are fast moving. Catherine describes that … Continue reading

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