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 -…

SPEEDS (Social Policy Education: Enhancing Digital Skills)

Social Policy Education: Enhancing Digital Skills (SPEEDS) The Project Team Project Lead University College Cork Project Partners Institute of Technology Tralee University College Dublin Trinity College Dublin Waterford Institute of Technology Institute of Technology Carlow Cork Institute of Technology Primary Contact Eileen Hogan University College Cork e.hogan@ucc.ie Overview The SPEEDS project sought to expand social…

Alignment and Development of an Online Programme for Graduate Teaching Assistants

Alignment and Development of an Online Programme for Graduate Teaching Assistants The Project Team Project Lead Trinity College Dublin Project Partners National University of Ireland Galway Marino Institute of Education Institute of Art, Design and Technology Primary Contact Ciara O’Farrell Trinity College Dublin cofarre@tcd.ie Overview Focusing on the professional development needs of graduate teaching assistants,…

The DSTEP project – Developing Staff To Enhance Programmes in a Sustainable and Impactful Way

DSTEPDeveloping Staff To Enhance Programmes in a Sustainable and Impactful Way The Project Team Project Lead Dublin City University Primary Contact Lorraine Boran Dublin City University lorraine.boran@dcu.ie Overview The DSTEP project used focus groups to inform a number of workshops and events and the creation of a suite of over 40 open educational resources that…

L2L: Librarians Learning to Support Learners Learning

L2LLibrarians Learning to Support Learners Learning The Project Team Project Lead Dundalk Institute of Technology Project Partners Institute of Technology Carlow Dublin Institute of Technology Primary Contact Ann Cleary Dundalk Institute of Technology ann.cleary@dkit.ie Overview L2L began as a collaboration between staff in three Libraries: Dundalk Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology, Carlow and Dublin…

GeoLab: Developing Digital Teaching and Learning Resources for the Virtual Microscope

GeoLabDeveloping Digital Teaching and Learning Resources for the Virtual Microscope The Project Team Project Lead University College Cork Project Partners Trinity College Dublin National University of Ireland Galway University College Dublin The Open University Primary Contact Dr Patrick Meere University College Cork p.meere@ucc.ie Overview The GeoLab project was designed to deliver teaching and learning resources…