Professional Development Capacity Building in Higher Education: Extending Provision for National Impact through a Flexible Pathways Approach

Professional Development Capacity Building in Higher EducationExtending Provision for National Impact through a Flexible Pathways Approach The Project Team Project Lead Mary Immaculate College Project Partners University of Limerick Limerick Institute of Technology Primary Contact Dr Gwen Moore Mary Immaculate College Gwen.moore@mic.ul.ie Overview Teaching staff in higher education cite time constraints as a significant barrier…

The BIM-Futures Toolkit: Designing, developing and piloting a professional development capacity framework for staff, students and industry stakeholders involved in BIM-related practice

The BIM-Futures ToolkitDesigning, developing and piloting a professional development capacity framework for staff, students and industry stakeholders involved in BIM-related practice The Project Team Project Lead Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology Primary Contact Dr. Mark Kelly Department of Building and Civil Engineering GMIT mark.kelly@gmit.ie Overview The Building Information Modelling (BIM) – Futures Toolkit: Designing, developing and…

Reimagining Experiential Academic Learning (REAL) Project

Reimagining Experiential Academic Learning (REAL) The Project Team Project Lead Letterkenny Institute of Technology Project Partners University of Limerick Institute of Technology Carlow Primary Contact Siobhan Cullen Letterkenny Institute of Technology siobhan.cullen@lyit.ie Brónagh Heverin Letterkenny Institute of Technology bronagh.haverin@lyit.ie Overview Clinical legal education is a form of experiential learning that enhances law students’ practical legal…

The Teachers’ Research Exchange (T-REX): Connecting Teaching, Research and Practice in Initial Teacher Education

The Teachers’ Research Exchange (T-REX)Connecting Teaching, Research and Practice in Initial Teacher Education The Project Team Project Lead Mary Immaculate College Project Partners University of Limerick National University of Ireland Galway Marino Institute of Education Primary Contact Marie Ryan Mary Immaculate College marie.ryan@mic.ul.ie Overview The Teachers’ Research Exchange is an online community of practice for…

Disciplines Inquiring into Societal Challenges (DISCs)

Disciplines Inquiring into Societal Challenges (DISCs) The Project Team Project Lead University College Cork Project Partners Dublin City University Maynooth University Primary Contact Dr. Karl Kitching University College Cork K.Kitching@ucc.ie Overview We live in a diverse society, but diversity of thought and experience is not always reflected in the classroom. The DISCs project will support…

Higher Education Language Educators’ Competences (HELECs)

HELECsHigher Education Language Educators’ Competences The Project Team Project Lead University College Cork Project Partners Waterford Institute of Technology Dublin City University Maynooth University   Primary Contact Dr Emma Riordan University College Cork emma.riordan@ucc.ie Overview This project addresses the goals of the national languages’ strategy, Languages Connect, published in December 2017 by the Department of Education and Skills,…

Rethinking the Crit

Rethinking the Crit The Project Team Project Lead Dublin Institute of Technology Project Partners University of Limerick Cork Institute of Technology University College Dublin Primary Contact Orna Hanly Dublin Institute of Technology orna.hanly@dit.ie Overview Assessment in architecture and creative arts schools has traditionally adopted a ‘one size fits all’ approach by using the ‘crit’, where…

Pathways to increase retention through early at-risk prediction modelling

Pathways to Increase Retention Through Early At-Risk Prediction Modelling The Project Team Project Lead Waterford Institute of Technology Primary Contact Kieren Murphy Waterford Institute of Technology KMURPHY@wit.ie Overview Student retention is a central focus in the education and policy-making communities. National and international data shows how students further into their studies are less likely to…

Entrepreneurial Education in the Liberal Arts

Entrepreneurial Education in the Liberal Arts The Project Team Project Lead Mary Immaculate College Primary Contact Dr Maeve Liston Mary Immaculate College Maeve.Liston@mic.ul.ie Overview The project is led by Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick and is being completed in collaboration with: ·      Mid-West Enterprise Plan ·      Mid-West Regional Skills Forum ·      Smart Limerick -…

ExS: An online executive skills development programme

EXsAn online executive skills development programme The Project Team Project Lead National University of Ireland Galway Primary Contact Trevor McCarthy National University of Ireland Galway Trevor.mccarthy@nuigalway.ie Overview Executive skills are the hidden skills required for self-management:  Planning/prioritisation, Organisation, Time management, Sustained attention, Task initiation, Goal-directed persistence, Flexibility, Response inhibition, Working memory, Emotional control, and Metacognition.…