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Student Publications

MA in Higher Education

MA in Higher Education theses are published at the Arrow repository here.

In addition, MA students have submitted and published work in IJAP and other peer-reviewed journals:

MSc in Applied e-Learning

Students taking the MSc in Applied e-Learning write a journal paper suitable for the peer-reviewed journal of their choice as part of their final assessments for the Award. Papers subsequently submitted and published in IJAP and other peer-reviewed journals include the following:


Postgraduate Diploma in Third Level Learning and Teaching

Participants in the Diploma programme undertake a practitioner research project in the second module. Reports incuding literature reviews and resources for lecturers produced as part of these projects are available at the Arrow repository here.

In addition, some of this work has been submitted and published to peer-reviewed journals:

  • Bedri, Zeinab; de Fréin, Ruairí; and Dowling, Geraldine (2017) "Community-Based Learning: A Primer," Irish Journal of Academic Practice: Vol. 6: Iss. 1, Article 5. Available at:
  • Shier, AM and Williams, D. (2015). An Evaluation of the use of Problem Based Learning and Film as a Method of Teaching and Assessment for Social Care Students. The European Journal of Social Education/Journal Européen d’Éducation Sociale 26/27, pp 8-27.
  • Donnelly, Christina (2014) "The Use of Case Based Multiple Choice Questions for Assessing Large Group Teaching: Implications on Student's Learning," Irish Journal of Academic Practice: Vol. 3: Iss. 1, Article 12. Available at

CPD Module: Academic Writing and Publishing

Participants in the Academic Writing and Publishing module, which also forms part of the first year of the MA in Higher Education, have published journal papers arising from assignments for this module: