ICEP 2013

Key Note Presentations

Engaging Together with the Challenges of Teaching and Learning: Some insights
Sarah Moore

Digital Learning Futures
Steve Wheeler

Parallel Session 1A – Undergraduate Teaching & Learning

A study on alternative strategies for sharing lecture notes using a VLE to promote in-class participation
Aidan Mooney and Susan Bergin

Using Reflective Journals to Promote and Enhance Self Directed Learning
Aidan Ryan and Jennifer Byrne

Student Work Placement: Friend or Foe? A study of the perceptions of university students on industrial work placement
Sian O’Briain, Susan Bergin, Aidan Mooney, Martina Bourgoin, Paula Murray & Qingyang Zhao

Promoting Student Engagement within a Practical Class through the use of a Learning Portfolio
Niall Delaney and John Nolan

Experience of Elective Provision at UCD
Patrick Purcell, John Dunnion & Hilda Loughran

Parallel Session 1B – Inclusive Learning

One year on: Using a learning skills programme to support learners at risk of academic underachievement
Catherine Mahon and Una Crowley

Efforts in Outreach Programmes to Realistically Inform Secondary Students on Studying ICT at Third Level
Brett Becker, Graham Glanville & Padráig MacDonagh

Employing Student Voices to Enhance Inclusive Learning
Bernie Collins & Anne Marie Kavanagh

From policy to practice; how praxis works – enacting the intercultural guidelines in the classroom
Teresa Whitaker

Problem based learning and civic engagement: Can connecting with community enhance the student learning experience
John McDonald

Parallel Session 2A – Technology Enhanced Learning

Is anybody there? Engaging learners in synchronous online classes
Sara Kyofuna

Wikis as an efficient means of student collaboration in completing coursework
Brid Lane

An experiment investigating the effects of motivation on Cognitive Multimedia Learning Theory
Peter Gillis

Increasing in-class student engagement using Socrative (an online Student Response System)
Paul Dervan

Keeping Them Clicking: Promoting Student Engagement in MOOC Design
Jemimah Bailey, Dara Cassidy and Nicholas Breakwell

Parallel Session 2B – Pedagogical Practice

What Early Childcare Students Find ‘Troublesome’ During Practice Placements
Mark Taylor

Decoding the Discipline for Postgraduate Law Students
Caroline Somers

Two paths diverged in a wood…. The incorporation of active learning techniques in legal education and the role of the law lecturer
Karen Joan Sutton
Learners as initiators through inquiry based science education
Eilish Mcloughlin, Odilla Finlayson & Sarah Brady

A Review of the Key Pedagogical Factors in Second Language Acquisition
Elaine Cohalan