School of Inclusive & Special Education

Dr
Anna
Logan

Primary Department
School of Inclusive & Special Education
Role
Academic Staff
Phone number:
01 700
9070
Campus
St Patrick's Campus
Room Number
F313

Academic biography

Dr Anna Logan is an Associate Professor at the School of Inclusive and Special Education, and Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning at the Institute of Education, Dublin City University. Prior to working in higher education, Anna spent almost twenty years working as a teacher in mainstream and special schools. At the IoE Anna currently  teaches  across seven undergraduate and postgraduate teacher education programmes up to and including doctoral programmes.  Anna’s areas  of teaching interest include communication and language teaching and learning, inclusive curriculum and pedagogy, diversity and special and inclusive education and collaborative practice with a particular focus on teacher/assistant partnership.  Anna was Programme Chair of the Masters in Special Educational Needs from 2014 to 2020. She has supervised over 25  masters and doctoral research dissertations. Anna  received the St. Patrick’s College President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2015 and has been  nominated for the President's Awards for Teaching and Learning in 2021.

Anna has conducted, published and presented research relating to many aspects of higher education,  inclusion, learner voice, and transition. She is currently engaged in research projects relating to higher education teachers supporting placement online, vocabulary assessment,  teacher/assistant partnership and initial teacher education and continuing professional development for special and inclusive education with a particular focus on blended and online approaches.

Anna  is a Research Fellow at the Higher Education Research Centre (HERC) and co-founder of the  Pedagogy for Higher  Education Large Classes research network. .Anna is  editor of the peer-reviewed Reach Journal of Inclusive Education in Ireland (reachjournal.ie) .

Research interests

Anna has  conducted, published and presented research relating to many aspects of inclusion, learner voice,  transition and higher education. She  currently engaged in research projects relating to diverse aspects of higher education focusing in particular on teacher education,  collaboration in higher education  and continuing professional development for special and inclusive education with a particular focus on blended and online approaches.

Current Research Projects Include
Higher Education Teachers Supporting Placement OnlineTeaching and Learning in a time of Covid-19Digital Vocabulary Assessment Project  Co-Teaching in Large Classes