DCU Institute of Education
IoE Research Word Cloud

PhD/Masters by Research Current Research Students | IoE

Student Name Supervisorary Panel Title
John Behan Dr Lorraine Harbison, Dr Brien Nolan and Dr Therese Dooley Exploring learner mathematical identity and learning experiences across the transition from primary to post-primary education
Fionnán Howard Dr Maurice O'Reilly and Dr Siún NicMhuirí Mathematical Identity of Science and Engineering Students
Patrick Burke Dr Eithne Kennedy Disciplinary literacy in Irish primary and post-primary schools
Mary Boyle Dr Clíona Murphy and Dr Therese Dooley Investigating the effectiveness of Lesson Study as a means to support primary teachers to develop students’ capacity to work like scientists.
Enrica Amplo Prof Deirdre Butler (DCU) and Tara Cusack (UCD) Education and Public Engagement on AI and Data analytics, Children and teacher centered.
Mary Kingston Dr Aisling Twohill, Dr Siún NicMhuirí and Prof Merrilyn Goos The use of task-based one-to-one interviews to establish a framework of
growth points that describe the development of young children’s probabilistic
thinking.
Conor Scully Prof Michael O'Leary, Dr Mary Kelly, Dr Zita Lysaght Assessor cognition as a way of improving the reliability of Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) scores
Colette Kirwan Dr Enda Donlon Dr Eamon Costello The Machine in the Ghost: Teaching Computational Thinking to Irish Second-Level students
Finbar Horgan Dr Neil Kenny & Dr Paula Flynn Exploring the inclusion of students on the autism spectrum in Irish mainstream education: A learner voice approach
Patti Roche Dr Ellen Reynor Dr Orla Ni Bhroin How can process story-drama provide a space to foster the creative thinking and expression of 5th class children with dyslexia? 
Joan Whelan Dr Orla Kelly and Prof Maeve O Brien
IPM: Dr James Lovatt
Forest School  as an Emerging Pedagogical Approach in Ireland – An Ethnographic Study.
 
Silfia Asning Tias Dr Elaine McDonald and Dr Alan Gorman Teacher Reform in Indonesian Context: Insight of Teacher Professional Education Practice to Improve Teachers' Professionalism
Dave O Hanlon Prof Deirdre Butler and Dr Charlotte Holland Online Team Based Learning and the nurturing online interpersonal skills : An exploration
Emma Reilly Dr Sinéad McNally  ‘I didn’t finish school- an exploration into the early childhood literacy experiences of early school leavers’.
Weiyi Liu Dr Sinéad McNally, Dr Gillian Lake, Prof Mathias Urban and Dr Laoise Ní Thuarisg Exploring the bilingual development of Irish-born Chinese children in early childhood educational contexts
Aoife Merrins-Gallagher Dr Gillian Lake, Prof Pádraig Ó Duibhir, Dr Eithne Kennedy and Dr Sinéad McNally The Effectiveness of Bilingual Oral Narrative Intervention “Tell-a-Tale | Inis Scéal” on Junior Infant Pupils’ Narrative Retell and Vocabulary Development in Linguistically Diverse Classrooms
Paula Lehane Prof Michael O' Leary, Dr Darina Scully and Prof Mark Brown Multimedia Items in Technology Based Assessments
Christina O Keeffe Dr Sinéad McNally and Dr Anna Logan Unlocking the potential of play to support the development of social relationships and learning for young children on the Autism Spectrum
John Murphy Dr Bronagh McGrane, Dr Mary Rose Sweeney, Dr Regina Murphy (Panel Member) The relationship between physical activity and mental wellbeing in Irish adolescents
Ann-Marie Ireland Dr Regina Murphy Investigating the Mask: Highlighting the processes that allow for the awareness of, engagement with, and management of primary school teacher vulnerability whilst examining the connection between these processes and teacher identity, motivation and commitment.
Diana Paola Prof Mathias Urban and Dr Geraldine Scanlon Re-conceptualising public policies on early childhood development, education and care in rural territories from the ecologies of knowledge approach
Lito Vera Fouki Dr Fiona King and Dr Anna Logan “The role of school leadership in promoting inclusion and social justice in mainstream primary schools through collaborative professionalism: a comparative study in England and Greece”.
Katerina Economides Dr Charlotte Holland The future of gamified and game-based learning in higher education: Implications for current policies and practices
David Kennedy  Dr Sandra Cullen and Dr Gareth Byrne Encounters with Truth: The Hermeneutical Task of Religious Education in the Republic of Ireland
Timothy E. Quinlan Dr Andrew O'Shea and Dr Francesca Lorenzi Storying the Self in Talk and Text: Recovering the Spiritual Dimension of Existential Psychotherapy
Anna Golubeva Prof Pádraig Ó Duibhir and Dr Laoise Ní Thuairisg An Analysis of the Essential and Desirable Features of Professional Development Programmes for Early Language Immersion Teachers in Estonia
Ronan Gubbins Prof Joe O'Hara and Dr Shivaun O'Brien Examining SSE in Irish primary schools using a triangulation mixed methods approach
Jim Nelson Dr Margaret Leahy and Dr Enda Donlon Can Technology Enhanced Learning be a solution to University access problem in Developing Economies? (Case Study: Nigeria)
Stephanie O'Connor Dr Gareth Byrne and Dr Amalee Meehan To examine the impact of Catholic theology on Catholic school policy and how this affects student wellbeing.
Jacqueline de Brún Prof Pádraig Ó Duibhir and Dr Eithne Kennedy A mixed methods study on reading in Irish of 9-11-year old readers in immersion settings in Ireland
Gloria Turpin Prof Mathias Urban and Dr Sandra Cullen Spiritually intelligent children and spiritual education in the Early Years; a Froebelian perspective
Germán Camilo Zárate Pinto Prof Mathias Urban Early childhood(s) development, education, and care from a scenario of peace building 
Rachel Rafferty Dr Maura Coulter and Dr Audrey Bryan  My area of study is - Exploring children's learning in the affective domain in the outdoors
Hibah Binabdulrahman Dr Gillian Lake and Dr Annie O Breachain The development of pre-school children’s critical thinking skills by using a drama-based education programme
Lian McGuire Prof James O'Higgins Norman, Dr Irene Connolly & Dr Sinead Smyth Peer Bullying & Cyberbullying among Irish Higher Education Students
Mike O'Sullivan Prof Joe O'Hara & Dr Martin Stynes The principal behind the report: principals' perceptions of their own evaluations