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Scholarship Hour No. 2 (Stage 2 of the Gasta Marathon)

9th November 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Chaired by National Forum board member, Dr Leo Casey (Director of Learning & Teaching and Education Programmes at NCI), the second Scholarship Hour will open with National Forum Teaching and Learning Research Fellow, Dr Brett Becker(UCD), sharing his initial findings from his research into  Teaching and Learning for the Next Era of Digital Innovation.

This presentation will be followed by the second stage of our Gasta Marathon led by Gasta Master, Dr Tom Farrelly (MTU).  Gasta speakers for the second scholarship hour are:



  Scholarship Hour No 2 Chaired by: Leo Casey

12:30-12:50     Dr. Brett Becker (UCD)

National Forum Teaching and Learning Research Fellow

Teaching and Learning for the Next Era of Digital Innovation
Gasta Marathon begins facilitated by Gasta Master Dr. Tom Farrelly
Time  Speaker  Title of Talk  Institution 
12:51 -12:56 Angelica Risquez Towards a Devolved Model of Management of OER? The Case of the Irish Higher Education Sector University of Limerick
12:57-13:02 Dr. Trevor Clohessy Fostering Transformational Learning in Higher Education: The Importance of Identifying Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
13:03 – 13:08 Sviatlana Anishchuk Can a virtual educational learning cultivate empathy in undergraduate teaching? Trinity College Dublin
13:09-13:14 Jerry Reen Student partnered design of Immersive Virtual Reality Simulations University College Cork
13.15-13:20 Dr. Cormac Quigley Developing Data Analytics Processes to Inform and Enhance Learning Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
  • General Q&A
  • Chair provides a brief summary of key insights from presentations