CERT - Dissemination

Publications

  • M.K. Seery, The role of prior leatning in undergraduate performace of chemistry - a correlation-prediction study, Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2009, accepted.
  • C. M. O'Connor and H. Hayden, Contextualising Nanotechnology in Chemistry Education, Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2008, 9, 35.
  • ‘Continuous Improvement in e-Learning:  Investigating the Effect and Impact of Our WebCT Chemistry Support Initiative (CSI) and Implications for Further Enhancement of the Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) Developed’, Christine O’Connor, Claire McDonnell, Michael Seery,  EdTech 2007, conference proceedings, May 2007.
  • Mc Donnell, C O'Connor and MK Seery, Developing practical chemistry skills by means of student-driven problem based learning mini-projects, Chem. Educ. Res. Pract., 2007,8(2), 130 - 139.
  • "Implications of mass education on chemistry higher education", C. M. O'Connor, Level 3, (4), August 2006 .
  • "Designing curriculum and assessment to promote effective learning in Chemistry in Higher Education", C. M. O'Connor, Level 3, (4), August 2006 .
  • "Teaching and Learning Strategies Developed to Support Learning and Improve Retention of Chemistry Students in Higher Education", C. Mc Donnell and C. O'Connor, European Variety in Chemistry Proceedings, 2005.
  • "Creating a Virtual Learning Environment, (VLE) for the Support of First and Second Year Chemistry Undergraduate Students", C. O'Connor and C. McDonnell, European Variety in Chemistry Education Proceedings, 2005.

Presentations

  • M. K. Seery, Translating an in-class module - design, implementation and reflection, EdTech 2009, National college of Ireland, May 2009.
  • M. K. Seery, Translating an in-class module - a practitioner's perspective, DIT Learning and Teaching Showcase, Jan 2009.
  • M. K. Seery*, Christine O’Connor, Claire McDonnell, “Context-based Practicals for Forensic Chemistry”: Invited Lecture, Open University, April 2008.
  • Christine O’Connor*, Claire McDonnell, Michael Seery, ‘Solving Problems in Undergraduate Chemistry Laboratories’,Invited lecture, Reading University, April 2008.
  • Michael Seery*, Christine O'Connor and Claire Mc Donnell, “Mini-Projects in the Chemistry Lab”: DIT Learning and Teaching Showcase, Dublin 2007.
  • Mihcael Seery*, Christine O'Connor and Claire Mc Donnell, “Innovations in Chemistry Practical Education”: EuroVariety in Chemistry, Prague, 2007.
  • Christine O’Connor*, Sarah Cresswell, John Fox, Claire McDonnell, Cora O’Donnell and Michael Seery ‘Enhancing Forensic Science Context-based Laboratory Activities for Undergraduate Chemistry Students’ , Variety in Chemistry Education, University of Leicester, August 2007.
  • Christine O’Connor*, Claire McDonnell, Michael Seery, ‘ Continuous Improvement in e-Learning:  Investigating the Effect and Impact of Our WebCT Chemistry Support Initiative (CSI) and Implications for Further Enhancement of the Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) Developed’ , EdTech, DIT, Bolton St., May 2007.
  • Christine O’Connor*, Claire McDonnell, Michael Seery, ‘Implementation of Project-Based Learning in the Laboratory’ , DIT Learning & Teaching Showcase, January 2007.
  • C. O'Connor* and H. Hayden, 'Contextualising Nanotechnology in Chemistry Education', 8th ECRICE (European Conference on Research in Chemical Education), Budapest, Hungary, August 2006.
  • M. K. Seery*, Christine O’Connor, Claire McDonnell, “Less Cookery and More Chemistry”: 8th European Conference on Research in Chemical Education, Budapest, Hungary 2006.
  • C. Mc Donnell* and C. O'Connor*, 'Scaffolding for Success - Supporting and Motivating Chemistry Learners at Third Level', 25th ChemEd-Ireland Conference, University of Limerick, October 2006. 
  • C. Mc Donnell*, C. O'Connor and M.K. Seery, 'A Digital Space Odyssey in Chemical Education - Development of Online Tutoring Skills and the Application of ICT to Teach Transferable Skills', 8th European Conference on Research in Chemical Education, Budapest, August 2006.
  • C. O'Connor, C. Mc Donnell and M. Seery, 'Chemistry Crosswords: Learning Activities to Support Non-Traditional Students in third level education', 7th Irish Variety in Chemistry Teaching, Dublin Institute of Technology, March 2005.
  • C. Mc Donnell and C. O'Connor, 'Teaching and Learning Strategies Developed to Support Learning and Improve Retention of Chemistry Students in Higher Education', European Variety in Chemistry Education, Krakow, July 2005.
  • C. O'Connor and C. Mc Donnell, 'IT-Supported Learning and Assessment for First Year Undergraduate Chemistry Students', European Variety in Chemistry Education, Krakow, July 2005.
  • C. O'Connor and C. Mc Donnell, 'Creating a Virtual Learning Environment for Chemistry', DIT e-learning Summer School, Aungier Street, Dublin Institute of Technology, June 2005.
  • C. O'Connor and C. Mc Donnell, 'Learning Support (Virtual and Hands-On) in Chemistry Education', DIT Showcase of Learning and Teaching Innovations, FOCAS Institute, Dublin Institute of Technology, May 2005.
  • Claire Mc Donnell, Christine O'Connor, Michael K Seery, "Developing Practical Chemistry Skills By Means of  Student Driven PBL Projects' , DIT Showcase of Learning and Teaching Innovations, FOCAS Institute, Dublin Institute of Technology, May 2005.
  • C. O'Connor and C. Mc Donnell, 'Virtual Learning Support for Chemistry', 6th Irish Variety in Chemistry Teaching, Dublin Institute of Technology, March 2005.
  • C. Mc Donnell and C. O'Connor, 'Chemical Adventures in E-Learning', Dublin Institute of Technology E-learning Club, Focas Institute, January 2005.
  • C. Mc Donnell and C. O'Connor, "Learning Support and retention of Chemistry students in Higher Education", 18th International Conference on Chemical Education, "Chemistry Education for the Modern World", Istanbul, Turkey, August 2004.
  • C. Mc Donnell and C. O'Connor, "WebCT Resource for First Year Chemistry Teaching and Learning", Learning and Teaching Innovations Showcase, DIT, Aungier St., May 2004.
  • C. Mc Donnell, 'Supporting the Learning of Non-traditional Undergraduate Chemists', Variety in Chemistry Education (U.K. and Ireland) Conference, Dublin City University, September 2003.