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Staff Publications

2018

Boylan F. (2018) 'Intregrating Mobile Technologies for Learning: thoughts from educators who followed The 12 Apps of Christmas @DIT course' in Crompton, H., & Traxler, J. (ed.), Mobile Learning and Higher Education: Challenges in Context. London: Routledge.

2017

Donnelly, R., Harvey, J., McAvinia, C., & McDonnell, C. (2017) Evaluating how engaging in Professional Development impacts on Assessment Practice: A Proposed Framework. In M. Maguire, N. Harding, G. Noonan & T. O’Connor (eds.) Teachers as Learners: Exploring the impact of accredited professional development on learning and assessment in Irish Higher Education. Dublin: All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE). Full e-book available from AISHE here.

Kennelly, I. (2017) "Writing with Purpose(s): A Reflection on Different Conceptions of Academic Writing in Contemporary Higher Education," Irish Journal of Academic Practice. 6(1) Article 6. Available at https://arrow.dit.ie/ijap/vol6/iss1/6

Ní Shé, C., Mac an Bhaird, C., Ní Fhloinn,E. & O’Shea, A. (2017). Students’ and lecturers’ views on mathematics resources. Teaching Mathematics Applications. doi: 10.1093/teamat/hrw026

Rooney, P (2017) ‘Serious games in higher education: What do our “digital natives” really think?’ in P. Felicia (Ed.) Game-Based Learning: opportunities and challenges. Newcastle upon Tyne; Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2016

Boylan F. (2016) 'The 12 Apps of Christmas: an innovative and effective online student and educator support' Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching. 9 (13). Available at: https://journals.gre.ac.uk/index.php/compass/article/view/338.

McAvinia, C. (2016) Online Learning and Its Users: Lessons for Higher Education. Kidlington: Chandos Elsevier.

Ní Shé, C., Mac an Bhaird, C., Ní Fhloinn, E., & O'Shea, A. (2016). Problematic topics in first-year mathematics: lecturer and student views. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 1-20.

2015

Boylan F. (2015) 'Building an Online Faculty Development Opportunity: the approach taken and the feedback received on The 12 Apps of Christmas @DIT initiative' in Remenyi, D. (ed.), eLearning Excellence Awards 2015: An Anthology of Case Histories. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited, pp.17-27.

Luby A, Boylan F, & Kiely T. (2015) 'Using eLearning to build accounting competency amongst first year students' in Remenyi, D. (ed) (2015). eLearning Excellence Awards 2015: An Anthology of Case Histories. Reading: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited, pp.54-70.

McAvinia, C., Donnelly, R., Hanratty, O., & Harvey, J. (2015) Does accredited professional development for academics improve teaching and learning in higher education? In Ribeiro, F.M., Politis, Y. and Culum, B. (Eds.) New Voices in Higher Education Research and Scholarship p. 253-272. Hershey: IGI Global. Publication details here.

McAvinia, C. (2015) Communities of Practice: The TeachNet Experience. In D. Butler, K. Marshall & M. Leahy (eds.) Shaping The Future: How Technology Can Lead to Educational Transformation. p. 137-151. Dublin: Liffey Press.

Ní Shé, C., Breen, S., Brennan, C. et al. (2015). "Identifying problematic mathematical topics and concepts for first year students". In D. Green (Ed.), CETL-MSOR Conference 2015 (pp. 74–83). www.sigma-network.ac.uk

O'Rourke, K.C., Rooney, P. & Boylan, F. (2015) 'What’s the Use of a VLE?' Irish Journal of Academic Practice. 4(1). Available at: http://arrow.dit.ie/ijap/vol4/iss1/10

2014

 

2013

Boylan F. (2013) Research methods in human resource management (2nd edition). Action Learning: Research and Practice, 10(2) p.204-207.

Donnelly, R., & Fitzmaurice, M. (2013) Supporting Group Research Supervision at Postgraduate Level in Irish Higher Education. In C. O’Farrell & A. Farrell(Eds.) Emerging Issues III.

Donnelly, R. (2013) Enabling Connections in Postgraduate Supervision for an Applied eLearning Professional Development Programme. International Journal of Academic Development. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1360144X.2013.784873

Donnelly, R. (2013) The Role of the PBL Tutor within Blended Academic Development. Innovations in Education and Training International, 3,
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14703297.2012.760866

Donnelly, R. (2013) Supporting lecturers in the affective academic writing process. Journal of Academic Writing, Autumn Edition.

McDonnell, C., & Donnelly, R. (2013) Learner Experiences of Online Pre-lecture Resources for an Undergraduate Introductory Chemistry Course – A Case Study Informed by Phenomenography. Journal of Chemistry Education Research and Practice.

O’Keeffe, M., & Donnelly, R. (2013) Exploration of ePortfolios for adding value and deepening student learning in contemporary higher education. International Journal of ePortfolios (IJeP), 3(1), 1-11. http://www.theijep.com/current.cfm

O’Neill, G., Donnelly, R., & Fitzmaurice, M. (2013) Sequencing in higher education programmes: maintaining a collective view. International Journal of Academic Development.

O'Rourke, K.C. (2013) "Thomas Moore, John Stuart Mill and the Westminster Review" in Thomas Moore: Texts Contexts Hypertext, ed. F. Benatti, S. Ryder and J. Tonra, Bern: Peter Lang.

Risquez, A., McAvinia, C., Raftery, D., O’Riordan, F., Harding, N., Cosgrave, R., Logan-Phelan, T., & Farrelly, T. (2013) An Investigation of Students’ Experiences Using Virtual Learning Environments: Implications for academic professional development. In O’Farrell, C. and Farrell, A. (Eds.) Emerging Issues in Higher Education III: From capacity building to sustainability. p.99-112. Athlone: EDIN. E-book available to view at the EDIN website.

Rooney, P (2013) ‘Harnessing serious games for higher education: an exploration of current drivers, strategies and emerging issues’ in J. Jovanovic and R. Chiong (Eds.) Technological and Social Environments for Interactive Learning. Santa Rosa, California: Informing Science Press. (ONLINE: http://bit.ly/IfX1z1 )

Rooney, P (2013) (Ed.) Proceedings of the Third Irish Symposium on Game Based Learning, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, 6-7 June 2013.

2012

Farrell, A. & McAvinia, C. (2012) The place of the university teacher in a dynamic student-centred curriculum: A snapshot of practice at NUI Maynooth. In Hughes, J. and Tan, E. (Eds.) The Dynamic Curriculum: Shared Experiences of Ongoing Curricular Change in Higher Education. Dublin: Dublin City University.

Donnelly, R. & McAvinia, C. (2012) Academic development perspectives of blended learning. In Anastasiades, P.S. (Ed.) Blended Learning Environments for Adults: Evaluations and Frameworks, 1-18. Hershey: IGI Global.

Jyothi, S., McAvinia, C. & Keating, J. (2012) A visualisation tool to aid exploration of students’ interactions in asynchronous online communication. Computers and Education, 58(1), 30-42

O'Rourke, K.C., Hayes, N. & Harvey, J. (2012) "Modularisation and the ‘Crowded Curriculum’". In Hughes, J. and Tan, E. (Eds.) The Dynamic Curriculum: Shared Experiences of Ongoing Curricular Change in Higher Education. Dublin: Dublin City University.

O'Rourke, K.C. (2012) "Introduction", and "Lessons from Flexible Learning across Multiple Campuses", in Enhancing Flexibility in Higher Education: A Report on the Supported Flexible Learning Project undertaken by the Institutes of Technology in Ireland, ed. R. Thorn, M. Glynn and C. Campbell, Dublin, IoTI.

Rooney, P. (2012) ‘A theoretical framework for serious game design: exploring pedagogy, play and fidelity and their implications for the design process’. International Journal of Game Based Learning 2 (4). (ONLINE: http://bit.ly/IHfhRK)

Rooney, P. (2012) ‘Exploring higher education students’ attitudes towards serious games in the classroom’ Irish Symposium on Game Based Learning, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland June 7, 2012.

Seery, M. & Donnelly, R. (2012) The implementation of pre-lecture resources to reduce in-class cognitive load: a case study for chemistry. British Journal of Educational Technology, 43(4),667–677.

2011

Boylan F.  (2011) 'E-Learning Summer School: a case study' Engaging Hearts and Minds: Engaging with academics in the use of technoloy enhanced learning. Oxford: UCISA

Boylan F., O’Keeffe M. and O’Rawe, M. (2011) ‘Introducing the shift in lecturer roles as key skills and competencies are fostered in higher education students today’ SRHE Research Conference, South Wales, December 7th-9th 2011.

Boylan F (2011) ‘Introducing the Failure Mode Effects Reflective Analysis Technique for the Field of Higher Education and Research’ EDULEARN11 International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, July 4th-6th 2011.

Cosgrave, R.J., Risquez, A., Logan-Phelan, T., Farrelly, T., Costello, E., Palmer, M., McAvinia, C., Cooper, R., Harding, N., Vaughan, N. (2011) Usage and uptake of Virtual Learning Environments and Technology Assisted Learning Tools: Findings from a multi institutional, multi year comparative study. AISHE-J 3(1) Special Issue: papers from EdTech 2009. Available online at AISHE-J.

Donnelly, R. (2010) Embedding Interaction within a Blend of Learner Centric Pedagogy and Technology. World Journal of Educational Technology, 1(1).
http://www.world-education-center.org/index.php/wjet/article/view/122/46

Donnelly, R. (2010) Harmonizing Technology with Interaction in Blended Problem-based learning. Computers and Education, 54(2), 350-359.

Donnelly, R. (2010) Interaction analysis in a 'Learning by Doing' Problem-based Professional Development Context. Computers and Education, 55(3).

Donnelly, R. & McSweeney, F. (2011) From humble beginnings: evolving mentoring within professional development for academic staff. Journal of Professional Development in Education, 37(2), 259-274.

Donnelly, R. & McAvinia, C. (2011) Academic Development Perspectives of Blended Learning. In Anastasiades, P.S. (Ed.) Blended Learning Environments for Adults: Evaluations and Frameworks. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. http://www.igi-global.com/book/blended-learning-environments-adults/60762

Donnelly, R., & Crehan, M. (2011) The impact of generic teaching strategies from a professional development programme on discipline-specific Faculty. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=17404

Donnelly, R., & Fitzmaurice, M. (2011) Crucial Connections: an exploration of critical thinking and scholarly writing. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Donnelly, R., & Fitzmaurice, M. (2011) Towards Productive Reflective Practice in Microteaching. Innovations in Education and Training International, 48(3).

Hickey, R. & Donnelly, R. (2011) Instructional Videocasts: Facilitating Learning in a Mobile World. CEBE Transactions, 8(2), 4-31. http://cebe.cf.ac.uk/transactions/index.php

McAvinia, C. & Maguire, T. (2011) Evaluating the National Digital Learning Repository (NDLR): new models of Communities of Practice. AISHE-J 3(1) Special Issue: papers from EdTech 2009. Available online at AISHE-J.

McKenna, C. & McAvinia, C. (2011) Difference and discontinuity: Making meaning through hypertext. In Land, R. and Bayne, S. (Eds.) Digital difference: perspectives on online learning. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Rooney P, Igbrude C, Kenna P, O’Toole M (2011) ‘The challenge of managing staff in the workplace: exploring the affordances and opportunities of machinima for supporting managers in higher education’ in ALT-C 2011, University of Leeds, UK, 6-8 September 2011. (ONLINE: http://tinyurl.com/85yrrdb)

Rooney, P (2011) Harnessing serious games in higher education: a case study. EdD Thesis, University of Sheffield.

2010

Bruen, C., Fitzpatrick, N., Gormley, P., Harvey, J., & McAvinia, C. (2010) The management and creation of knowledge: do wikis help? In R. Donnelly, J. Harvey and K.C. O’Rourke (eds.) Critical Design and Effective Tools for E-Learning in Higher Education: Theory into Practice, 92-112. Hershey:IGI Global.

Donnelly, R., Harvey, J., & O’Rourke, K. (2010). Critical Design and Effective Tools for E-Learning in Higher Education: Theory into Practice. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. http://www.amazon.com/Critical-Design-Effective-E-Learning-Education/dp/1615208798

Fitzpatrick, N., & Donnelly, R. (2010) Do you see what I mean? Computer-mediated discourse analysis. In Donnelly, R., Harvey, J., & O’Rourke, K. (Eds.) Critical Design and Effective Tools for E-Learning in Higher Education: Theory into Practice. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

Portimojärvi, T. & Donnelly, R. (2010) A PBL response to the digital native dilemma. In T. Barrett & S. Moore (Eds.) New Approaches to Problem-based Learning: Revitalising Your Practice in Higher Education. Abington: Routledge.

2009

Behan A, & Boylan F (2009) ‘Harnessing Developments in Technology & Merging them with New Approaches to Teaching: a practical example of the effective use of wikis & social bookmarking sites in 3rd level professional education’ INTED2009 International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, March 7th-9th 2009.

Boylan F (2009) ‘Beg, steal or borrow? The challenges faced by borrowing the Failure Mode and Effects Analysis method to elicit the unintended consequences of implementing elearning in the higher education context’ INTED2009 International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, March 7th-9th 2009.

Donnelly, R., & McSweeney, F. (2009). Applied eLearning and eTeaching in Higher Education. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. http://www.igi-global.com/book/applied-learning-teaching-higher-education/75

Donnelly, R. (2009) The nature of complex blends: Transformative problem-based learning and technology in Irish higher education. In Yukiko Inoue (Ed.) Cases on Online and Blended Learning Technologies in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. http://www.igi-global.com/teaching-case/nature-complex-blends/38006

Donnelly, R. (2009) Supporting Teachers through a Combined Model of Philosophical, Collaborative and Experiential Learning. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Donnelly, R., & Gardner, J. (2009) Content Analysis of Computer Conferencing Transcripts. Journal of Interactive Learning Environments.

Lawlor, B., & Donnelly, R. (2009) Using Podcasts to support Communication Skills Development: A Case Study for Content Preferences among Postgraduate Research Students. Computers and Education.

Murphy A, O'Rourke, K.C., & Rooney, P. (2009) ‘The Learn@Work Socrates-Minerva Research Project 2005-2007: what did it do and what has happened with it since?’ Journal of applied research in workplace e-learning 1 (1) 154-168.

O'Rourke, K.C., Murphy, A. & Rooney, P. (2009) "The Learn@Work Socrates-Minerva Research Project 2005–2007: what did it do and what happened with it since?", Impact: Journal of Applied Research in Workplace E-learning (December 2009).

O’Rourke, K.C., Fitzpatrick, N. & Hayes, N. (2009) “Beyond constriction and control: constructivism in online theory and practice”, in C.L. Payne (ed.) Information Technology and Constructivism in Higher Education: Progressive Learning Frameworks (IGI Global).

O'Rourke, K.C., Rooney, P., Igbrude, C., Burke, G. & MacNamee, B. (2009) "Cross-disciplinary approaches for developing serious games in Higher Education: frameworks for food safety and environmental health education" (co-author), in Proceedings of the First International IEEE Conference in Serious Games and Virtual Worlds (VS-Games '09), 2009.

Rickard, A., Quirke-Bolt, N. & McAvinia C. (2009) The Challenge of Change: Digital video-analysis and constructivist learning approaches on a one year pre-service teacher education programme in Ireland. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 17(3), 349-368.

Rooney P, MacNamee B, O’Rourke KC, Burke G, Igbrude C (2009) ‘Cross-disciplinary approaches for developing serious games in Higher Education’ in VS-Games ’09 Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications, Serious Games Institute, Coventry University, 23-24 March 2009. (ONLINE: http://tinyurl.com/7e2qdyt)

2008

Barrett, T., & Donnelly, R. (2008) Encouraging Students’ Creativity in Higher Education. In B. Higgs & M. McCarthy(Eds.) Emerging Issues II: The Changing Roles and Identities of Teachers and Learners in Higher Education. Available at the EDIN Website.

Donnelly, R. (2008) Lecturers’ Self-Perception of Change in their Teaching Approaches: Reflections on a Qualitative Study. Educational Research Journal, 50(3), 207-222. http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~content=a902183270~db=all?jumptype=alert&alerttype=author,email

Donnelly, R. (2008) Activity Systems within Blended Problem-based Learning in Academic Professional Development. International Journal of Applied Educational Studies, 3(1), 38-59.

Donnelly, R. (2008) Virtual Problem-based Learning Communities of Practice for Teachers and Teacher Educators: An Irish Higher Education Perspective. In C. Kimble & P. Hildreth (Eds.) Communities of Practice: Creating Learning Environments for Educators. Vol. 2. Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, N.C: USA.

Donnelly, R. (2008) Transformative Potential of Constructivist Blended Problem-based Learning in Higher Education. In C. Payne (Ed.) Information Technology and Constructivism in Higher Education:  Progressive Learning Frameworks. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

Donnelly, R. & Portimojärvi, T. (2008) Shifting Perceptions within Online Problem-based Learning. In P.L. Rogers, G.A. Berg, J. Boettcher, C. Howard, L. Justice & K. Schenk (Eds.) Encyclopaedia of Distance Learning. 2nd Edition. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Inc.

Manathunga, C., & Donnelly, R. (2008) Opening Online Academic Development Programmes to International Perspectives and Dialogue. In R. Donnelly & F. McSweeney (Eds.) Applied eLearning and eTeaching in Higher Education. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

McAvinia, C., Fallon, H. & McQuaid, M. (2008) The role of a virtual learning environment (VLE) in the delivery of an accredited module in information literacy skills: case study and considerations. Emerging Issues II. Educational Developers in Ireland Network/NAIRTL. E-book available to view at the EDIN website.

2007

Donnelly, R., & Fitzmaurice, M. (2007) The Use of Teaching Portfolios for Academic Professional Development at Dublin Institute of Technology (pp.112-120). In Teaching Portfolio Practice in Ireland: A Handbook. Dublin: Centre for Academic Practice and Student Learning (CAPSL); Trinity College Dublin.

Donnelly, R. (2007) Online Problem-based Learning Approach in Higher Education. In L. Tomei (Ed.) Online and Distance Learning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

Donnelly, R., & O’Rourke, K. (2007) What now? Evaluating eLearning CPD Practice in Irish Third-Level Education. Journal of Further & Higher Education, 31(1), 31-40.

Donnelly, R. (2007) Investigating Staff Perceptions of eLearning Development and Support for Students with Disabilities in Higher Education. Level 3 DIT's Online Journal, http://level3.dit.ie

Donnelly, R. (2007) Perceived Impact of Peer Observation of Teaching in Higher Education. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 19(2), 117-129.

Murphy A., O'Rourke K.C. & Rooney P. (2007) 'The digital partnership divide: can eLearning pedagogical designers understand worker-learners? in 37th Annual SCUTREA Conference, Queen's University, Belfast, 3-5 July 2007.

Murphy A, Rooney P, O'Rourke K, Dixon N, & Lacey K (2007) 'Designing eLearning for the workplace: challenges for worker-learners, e-designers and academic staff' in Annual Irish Educational Technology Users Conference, DIT Bolton St, Dublin, May 2007.

Ni She, C. & Looney, L. (2007). "Facilitating active learning in the classroom". In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Engineering Education, Dublin City University, (pp 173-178)

Rooney P, Mac Namee B (2007) 'Students @ Play: Serious Games for Learning in Higher Education' INTED2007 International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, March 7th-9th 2007. (ONLINE: http://tinyurl.com/6qyvzll)

Rooney P, Mac Namee B (2007) 'Using Serious Games for Learning in Higher Education – “False Dawn” or Untapped Resource?' CAL '07 Development, Disruption & Debate - D3, Trinity College Dublin, 26th-28th March 2007.

2006

Donnelly, R. (2006) Teaching Portfolios. Case Studies of Good Practice in the Assessment of Student Learning in Higher Education, Dublin: HEA.

Donnelly, R. (2006) The Tutor’s Role as Academic Developer in Blended Problem-based Learning in Higher Education. In M. Savin-Baden (Ed.) Problem-based learning online (pp.79-97). Buckingham: Open University Press.

Donnelly, R., & O’Farrell, C. (2006) Constructivist eLearning for Staff Engaged in Continuous Professional Development. In J. O’Donoghue (Ed.) Technology Supported Learning and Teaching: A Staff Perspective (pp.146-159). Hershey, PA: Information Science Publishing.

Donnelly, R., & Portimojärvi, T. (2006) Muuntuvia näkemyksiä ja monimuotoisia toteutuksia. In Ongelmaperustaista oppimista verkossa (PBL-IT Text-book). Finland: Tampere University Press.

Donnelly, R. (2006) Exploring Lecturers' Self Perception of Change in Teaching Practice. Teaching in Higher Education, 11(2), 203-217.

Donnelly, R. (2006) Integrating Learning Technologies with Experiential Learning in a Postgraduate Teacher Education Course. Studying Teacher Education, 2(1), 91-104.

Donnelly, R. (2006) Blended Problem-based Learning for Teacher Education: Lessons Learnt. Journal of Learning, Media and Technology, 31(2), 93-116.

Donnelly, R. (2006) A Critical Exploration of the Rhetoric of Equity Belied by Practice in Postgraduate Teacher Education. Level 3 DIT's Online Journal, http://level3.dit.ie

MacNamee B, Rooney P, Lindstrom P, Ritchie A, Boylan F, Burke G (2006) 'Serious Gordon Using Serious Games To Teach Food Safety in the Kitchen' in 9th International Conference on Computer Games: AI, Animation, Mobile, Educational & Serious Games, Dublin Institute of Technology Dublin, 22-24th November 2006.

McAvinia, C. (2006) CALLers and Learning Technologists: where do they meet, and what do they have in common? Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), 19 (4 & 5), 389-403.

Murphy A, Rooney P (2006) 'Learn @ Work: an elearning perspective' in 17th Scottish Forum on Lifelong Learning, University of Stirling, November 2006.

O'Rourke, K.C., Hayes, N. & McQuillan, H. (2006) “eParticipation: Time to Take Stock?”, Demo-net White Paper, Venice, October 2006.

Rooney P, Mac Namee B (2006) ‘Games and Simulations in Education’ in Innovations in Learning Technology: New Frontiers Irish Learning Technology Association eLearning Symposium Trinity College Dublin, 12th December 2006.

Rooney P (2006) 'Learning technologies and dyslexic students at third level' in Fourth Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, National University of Ireland Galway, June 2006.

Seale, J., Boyle, T., Ingraham, B., Roberts, G., & McAvinia, C. (2006) Chapter Eight: Designing digital resources for learning. In G. Conole and M. Oliver (eds.) Contemporary perspectives in e-learning research. London: Routledge

2005

Donnelly, R., & Fitzmaurice, M. (2005) Designing Modules for Learning. In G. O’Neill, S. Moore & B. McMullin (Eds.) Emerging Issues in the Practice of University Learning and Teaching (pp. 99-110). Dublin: AISHE/HEA.

Donnelly, R., & Fitzmaurice, M. (2005) Collaborative Project-based Learning and Problem-based Learning in Higher Education: A Consideration of Learner-focused Strategies. In G. O’Neill, S. Moore & B. McMullin (Eds.) Emerging Issues in the Practice of University Learning and Teaching (pp. 87-98). Dublin: AISHE/HEA.

Donnelly, R. (2005) Using Technology to Support Project and Problem-based Learning. In T. Barrett & I. McClelland (Eds.) Handbook of Enquiry and Problem-based Learning: Irish Case Studies and International Perspectives (pp.157-178). NUI Galway.

Rooney P (2005) Researching from the inside: does it compromise validity? Level 3 DIT's Online Journal (ONLINE: http://level3.dit.ie)

Rooney P (2005) 'Generating knowledge or improving practice? A critical analysis of the relationship between theory and practice in "action research". University of Sheffield Department of Educational Studies. (ONLINE: http://tinyurl.com/77eljny )

2004

Donnelly, R. (2004) The Effectiveness of Teaching 'Online Learning' in a Problem-based Learning Classroom Environment. In M. Savin-Baden & K. Wilkie (Eds.) Challenging Research into Problem-based learning (pp. 50-64). Buckingham: Open University Press.

Donnelly, R. (2004) An Online Problem-Based Learning Approach in Higher Education. In C. Howard, J. V. Boettcher, L. Justice, K. Schenk, P.L. Rogers, & G. A. Berg (Eds.) Encyclopaedia of International Computer-Based Learning (pp.1-9). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Inc.

Donnelly, R. (2004) The Evolution and Fostering of Creativity within an Imaginative Curriculum in Higher Education. The Curriculum Journal, 15(2), 155-166.

Donnelly, R., & Fitzmaurice, M. (2004) Creating Spaces for Voices: The Portfolio as a Framework to Support Inquiry into Third Level Learning and Teaching. Education-line Database, http://www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/documents/00003437.htm

Donnelly, R. (2004) Critical Evaluation of the Impact of Global Educational Reform: an Irish Perspective. International Journal of Educational Management, 18(6&7), 351-359.

Donnelly, R. (2004) Online Learning in Teacher Education: Enhanced with a Problem-based Learning Approach. AACEJ, 12(2), 236-247.

Hughes, J., McAvinia C. & King, T. (2004) What really makes students like a web site? What are the implications of this for designers of language learning sites? ReCALL 16(1), 85-102

McAvinia, C. & Oliver, M. (2004) Developing a managed learning environment using ‘Roundtables’: an activity theoretic perspective. Interactive Learning Environments 12(3), 209-225

McAvinia, C. & Hughes, J. (2004) Sharing Systems, Sharing Language: designing and working in a virtual department. Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) 16(5), 445-468

2003

Donnelly, R. (2003) Using Problem-based Learning to Explore Qualitative Research. The European Educational Research Journal, 2(2), 309-321.

Donnelly, R., & O'Brien-Boylan, F. (2003) Towards the Promotion of Effective E-Learning Practice for Academic Staff Development in DIT. Level 3 DIT's Online Journal, http://level3.dit.ie; http://arrow.dit.ie/ltcart/4

Donnelly, R. (2003) Researching and Acting: Exploring and Improving the Provision of Academic Support for Newly Appointed Staff in a Higher Education Institution in Ireland. Networks: Online Journal for Teacher Research, http://education.ucsc.edu/faculty/gwells/networks/journal/Vol6(2).2003oct/Donnelly.html

Donnelly, R. (2003) Integrating the Use of Teaching Portfolios with Experiential Learning for Academic Development. Journal of Teacher Development,7(2), 245-264.

O'Brien-Boylan F, & Donnelly R (2003) 'Towards the promotion of effective e-learning practice for academic-staff development' Level 3 Issue 1.

2002

Holt, R., Oliver, M. & McAvinia, C. (2002) Using web-based support for campus-based open learning: lessons from a study in Dental Public Health. Association for Learning Technology Journal (ALT-J) 10(2), 51-62

McAvinia, C. (2002) Key Skills by Design: adapting a central web resource to departmental contexts. Association for Learning Technology Journal (ALT-J) 10(1), 11-23

McAvinia, C. & Oliver, M. (2002) ”But my subject’s different”: a web-based approach to supporting disciplinary lifelong learning skills. Computers and Education 38(1-3), 209-220.

2001

O'Rourke, K.C. (2001) John Stuart Mill and Freedom of Expression: the genesis of a theory, London and New York: Routledge.

Secker, J. & McAvinia, C. (2001) Enhancing teaching and learning at UCL: the access to core course materials project and the key skills web development project. Vine (122), 35-40.