National Forum Focused Research Project Reports 4

This project reports on a systematic survey of existing qualitative data on student non-completion gathered by 16 Irish higher education institutions, including Universities, Institutes of Technology and HECA Colleges. The findings of the current qualitative study identified five core themes which are significant in terms of student non-completion: course, personal, financial, medical/health and family. Of…

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National Forum Focused Research Project Reports 1 & 5

Project 1 This report provides a considered account of some of the key issues which influence the sharing of open educational resources. These include questions of awareness and understanding of open educational resources at individual as well as institutional level, and the value placed on openness as a positive incentive for academic engagement. Acknowledging the complex interplay between…

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Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund 2015 – Call for Proposals is now Open

Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (Driving Enhancement of Digital Capacity for Impact in Irish Higher Education) The online submission process is now open. Please visit Call for Proposals—Phase 2—2015 to learn more. The deadline for submission of proposals is 17:00 on Wednesday 9th September. The online application system will not accept proposals submitted after this…

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Discipline Specific Workshops On How ISSE Can Support The Enhancement of T&L

The team at the Irish Survey of Student Engagement (ISSE) was very pleased to facilitate a series of practical workshops in March and April 2015 in partnership with the National Forum. The workshops explored ISSE data from the perspective of broad subject disciplines and were intended to initiate discussions that could complement related discussions taking…

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