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Dr. Angelica Risquez

Biography

I am responsible for providing academic leadership in blended and online learning (BL/OL), and for leading the development of the Learning Analytics policy. Since 2006, I have informed and supported the adoption of centrally supported educational technologies, delivered CPD offerings in the area of BL/OL, and collaborated in multiple teaching innovation projects involving TEL. I have led innovation and research projects funded by the National Forum around digital capacity and open educational practice (OEP). I have also represented UL in a number of its advisory boards and served as institutional representative in other National Forum projects. Currently I am working on the national delivery of the National Forum open course ‘Getting started with online teaching' and leading the course for facilitators. At international level, I currently lead a work package in an Erasmus+ project in OEP and have recently served as country expert in TEL for the European Commission Centre for European Policy Studies. I contribute to the scholarship of T&L through dissemination in peer reviewed high impact sources. I am module leader for Blended Learning (TL5101) and Technology Enhanced Learning: Theory and Practice (TL5112), delivered in the GradDip in T&L, and I was course director for the programme (2014-17). I also teach at undergraduate level in UL, and in an online masters for the National Open University of Spain (UNED).

Research Interests

Since 2003, I have championed institutional and inter-institutional research at national level and disseminated research outputs in peer reviewed high impact publications. All my publications are disseminated openly through the UL Institutional Repository. For a full citation analysis report, see here. Keywords: technology enhanced learning, e-learning, blended learning, transitional adjustment, plagiarism, e-mentoring

Teaching Interests

Within the Graduate Diploma and Masters in Teaching, Learning and Scholarship at the CTL; I have led the modules ‘Technology Enhanced Learning' and ‘Blended Learning' for the last eight years. I also co-lead ‘Social and civic engagement' (as part of the Broadening the Curriculum strategy), ‘E-moderation in online environments' (in collaboration with the KBS and Graduate Studies/CPE), and the course 'Getting Started with Online Teaching' (National Forum open course).

I have also participated in Erasmus + teaching mobility as part of this, I have led a distance module on digital identity at UNED for their online master's degree for career counsellors.

Professional Activities

Association

  • 2018 Member, Association for Learning Technology ALT
  • 2013 Fellow, Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA)

Award

  • 2018 - Highly commended Research Award

Education

  • 2010 Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia - PhD
  • 2005 Universitat Rovira i Virgili - Diploma in Advanced Studies (Phd programme)
  • 2002 University of Limerick - M.B.S.
  • 2000 Complutense University of Madrid - B.Sc.

Outreach

  • Extern examiner with the Learning & Teaching Unit in AIT from 2017
  • Erasmus+ project ‘SHaring Open educational practices Using Technology For Higher Education' (SHOUT4HE)
  • Served as country expert for a research project led by the European Commission Centre for European Policy Studies which will create a 'digital learning readiness' index for each member state of the EU.

Publications

Books

2007

Teaching at College and University: key principles and effective strategies
Moore, S; Walsh, G; Risquez, A
(2007) Teaching at College and University: key principles and effective strategies
(Ed.) Buckinghamshire : Open University Press McGraw Hill Buckinghamshire

Book Chapters

2014

The impact of mobility on the lives and careers of female and male academics in higher education
Suárez-Ortega M.;Risquez A.
(2014) The impact of mobility on the lives and careers of female and male academics in higher education
In International Perspectives on Higher Education Research; London : Emeral Ingisht pp. 79-94
DOI: 10.1108/S1479-362820140000011011

2013

An investigation of students' experiences of using virtual learning environments: implications for academic professional development
Risquez, Angelica; McAvinia, Claire; Raftery, Damien; O'Riordan, Fiona; Harding, Nuala; Cosgrove, Robert; Logan-Phelan, Theresa; Farrelly, Tom
(2013) An investigation of students' experiences of using virtual learning environments: implications for academic professional development
In Emerging Issues in Higher Education; Dublin : EDIN pp. 99-112
DOI: 10.1080/14703297.2020.1813189
[ULIR]

2010

Technology enhanced distance learning utilising sakai CLE and adobe connect pro
McGourty J.;Risquez A.
(2010) Technology enhanced distance learning utilising sakai CLE and adobe connect pro
In Learning Management System Technologies and Software Solutions for Online Teaching: Tools and Applications; pp. 81-104
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-853-1.ch005

2010

Anti-plagiarism software in an Irish University: three years later
Risquez, A.
(2010) Anti-plagiarism software in an Irish University: three years later
In Critical Design and Effective Tools for E-Learning in Higher Education: Theory into Practice; USA : IGI Global
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-879-1.ch008
[ULIR]

2009

Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Intercultural Education
Risquez, Angelica; Rubio, Maria Jose; Rodriguez, Germania
(2009) Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Intercultural Education
In Intercultural education. Perspectives and proposals; Madrid : European Commission
[ULIR]

2008

E-mentoring: an extended practice, an emerging discipline
Rísquez, A
(2008) E-mentoring: an extended practice, an emerging discipline
In Advances in E-Learning: Experiences and Methodologies; Universidad de Salamanca : Information Science Reference Universidad de Salamanca
[ULIR]

2008

Peer E-Mentoring For Transition to University.
Risquez, A; y Sánchez, MF
(2008) Peer E-Mentoring For Transition to University.
In From Here To There: Relevant Practice from Higher Education Institutions. Vol. 7c; Viena : Navreme pp. 138-150 Viena

Peer Reviewed Journals

2020

Structured professional development for academic developers: A collaborative approach
O'Riordan F.; O'Sullivan Í.; Fitzpatrick M.; Keane M.; McAvinia C.; Risquez A.
(2020) Structured professional development for academic developers: A collaborative approach
In Innovations In Education And Teaching International;
DOI: 10.1080/14703297.2020.1813189

2020

Using cluster analysis to explore the engagement with a flipped classroom of native and non-native English-speaking management students
Walsh, J.; Risquez, A.
(2020) Using cluster analysis to explore the engagement with a flipped classroom of native and non-native English-speaking management students
In The International Journal of Management Education ;
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijme.2020.100381

2020

Towards a devolved model of management of OER? The case of the irish higher education sector
Risquez A.;McAvinia C.;Desmond Y.;Bruen C.;Ryan D.;Coughlan A.
(2020) Towards a devolved model of management of OER? The case of the irish higher education sector
In International Review Of Research In Open And Distance Learning; pp. 82-98
DOI: 10.19173/irrodl.v20i5.4538

2020

Badge of honour? An exploration of the use of digital badges to support a partnership approach to faculty development
Risquez, A. Cassidy, D.; ÓSúilleabháin
(2020) Badge of honour? An exploration of the use of digital badges to support a partnership approach to faculty development
In Australasian Journal Of Educational Technology; Australia : pp. 18-29
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14742/ajet.6112
[ULIR]

2018

Career Choice Motivational Profiles in First Year University Students
Garcia-Ripa, MI;Sanchez-Garcia, MF;Risquez, A
(2018) Career Choice Motivational Profiles in First Year University Students
In Universitas Psychologica; BOGOTA : PONTIFICA UNIV JAVERIANA, FAC PSYCH
DOI: 10.11144/Javeriana.upsy17-3.pmee
[ULIR]

2018

‘Lessons Learnt': the student view in the #VLEIreland project
Ryan, D.; Risquez, A.
(2018) ‘Lessons Learnt': the student view in the #VLEIreland project
In Irish Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning; McAvinia, C.; Risquez, A.(Ed.) Dublin : ILTA pp. 1-10
DOI: http://journal.ilta.ie/index.php/telji/issue/view/5
[ULIR]

2018

The #VLEIreland project
McAvinia, C.; Risquez, A.
(2018) The #VLEIreland project
In Irish Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning; McAvinia, C.; Risquez, A.(Ed.) Dublin : ILTA pp. i-ix
DOI: http://journal.ilta.ie/index.php/telji/issue/view/5

2016

Learning Strategies and Motivational Autoregulation. Profiling for First Year University Guidance
Garcia-Ripa, MI,Sanchez-Garcia, MF,Risquez, A
(2016) Learning Strategies and Motivational Autoregulation. Profiling for First Year University Guidance
In Revista Iberoamericana De Diagnostico Y Evaluacion-E Avaliacao Psicologica; pp. 39-57
[ULIR]

2015

The open dataset on students' perceptions of virtual learning environments in Ireland: Collaborating to listen to the student voice
Risquez, A,Raftery, D,Costello, E
(2015) The open dataset on students' perceptions of virtual learning environments in Ireland: Collaborating to listen to the student voice
In British Journal Of Educational Technology; pp. 1070-1074
DOI: 10.1111/bjet.12323
[ULIR]

2014

The impact of mobility on the lives and careers of female and male academics in Higher Education
Suarez-Ortega, M,Risquez, A,Maadad, N,Tight, M
(2014) The impact of mobility on the lives and careers of female and male academics in Higher Education
In Academic Mobility; pp. 79-94
DOI: 10.1108/S1479-362820140000011011

2014

Online student evaluations of teaching: what are we sacrificing for the affordances of technology?
Risquez, A,Vaughan, E,Murphy, M
(2014) Online student evaluations of teaching: what are we sacrificing for the affordances of technology?
In Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education ; pp. 120-134
DOI: 10.1080/02602938.2014.890695
[ULIR]

2013

Exploring feelings about technology integration in higher education Individuation and congruence
Risquez, A,Moore, S
(2013) Exploring feelings about technology integration in higher education Individuation and congruence
In Journal Of Organizational Change Management; pp. 326-339
DOI: 10.1108/09534811311328371
[ULIR]

2012

The jury is still out: Psychoemotional support in peer e-mentoring for transition to university
Risquez, A,Sanchez-Garcia, M
(2012) The jury is still out: Psychoemotional support in peer e-mentoring for transition to university
In Internet And Higher Education; pp. 213-221
DOI: 10.1016/j.iheduc.2011.11.003
[ULIR]

2012

The role of the mentor in the Higher Education mentoring process
Soto, NM,Cuadrado, AM,Garcia, MS,Risquez, A,Ortega, MS
(2012) The role of the mentor in the Higher Education mentoring process
In Educacion Xx1; pp. 93-118

2011

Evaluation of a guidance tutoring and mentoring model for distance higher education. Evaluación de un modelo de orientación tutorial y mentoría en la educación superior a distancia
Sánchez, Marife; Manzano, Nuria; Risquez, Angelica; et al.
(2011) Evaluation of a guidance tutoring and mentoring model for distance higher education. Evaluación de un modelo de orientación tutorial y mentoría en la educación superior a distancia
In Revista de Educación; pp. 719-732
DOI: 10-4438/1988-592X-RE-2010-356-119
[ULIR]

2011

Peer electronic mentoring for transition into university: A theoretical review
Risquez A.
(2011) Peer electronic mentoring for transition into university: A theoretical review
In Revista Espanola De Orientacion Y Psicopedagogia; pp. 232-239
DOI: 10.5944/reop.vol.22.num.3.2011.11278

2011

Technology enhanced learning and plagiarism in Entrepreneurship Education
Risquez, Angelica; O'Dwyer, Michele; Ledwith, Ann
(2011) Technology enhanced learning and plagiarism in Entrepreneurship Education
In Education And Training; pp. 750-761
DOI: 10.1108/00400911111185062

2008

Using anti-plagiarism software to promote academic honesty in the context of peer reviewed assignments
Ledwith, A; Risquez, A
(2008) Using anti-plagiarism software to promote academic honesty in the context of peer reviewed assignments
In Studies In Higher Education; pp. 371-384
DOI: 10.1080/03075070802211562
[ULIR]

Conference Publications

2019

5th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'19)
Risquez, A. Cassidy, D.; ÓSúilleabháin, G., Garvey, R.; Spain, S.
(2019) 5th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'19)
Universitat Politecnica de Valencia
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4995/HEAd19.2019.9423

2017

International Conference on Engaging Pedagogy ICEP
Risquez, A., Fitzgerald, M.
(2017) International Conference on Engaging Pedagogy ICEP
Dublin

2017

Higher Education Lifelong Learning Ireland Network Conference (HELLIN)
Risquez, A.
(2017) Higher Education Lifelong Learning Ireland Network Conference (HELLIN)
Limerick
[ULIR]

2007

V Annual Conference in Teaching and Learning: Educational Technologies
R¿squez, A.
(2007) V Annual Conference in Teaching and Learning: Educational Technologies

Conference Contributions

2019

Getting Started Online: A Case Study in Online Academic Development
O'Suilleabhain, G.; Risquez, A.; Cassidy, D.
(2019) Getting Started Online: A Case Study in Online Academic Development
Dublin Conference Centre

2019

Open Educational Resources conference of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT)
Risquez, A.; McAvinia, C.
(2019) Open Educational Resources conference of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT)
NUIG, Galway

2018

Getting started with online teaching
Risquez, A.
(2018) Getting started with online teaching
GMIT

2018

Modelling teaching strategies in the design of an online professional development programme
Risquez, A.; Cassidy, D.; OSuilleabhain, G.; Garvey, R.
(2018) Modelling teaching strategies in the design of an online professional development programme
Carlow

2018

23RD SEDA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Mary Fitzpatrick, Fiona O'Riordan, Claire McAvinia, Íde O'Sullivan, Angelica Risquez, Margaret Keane
(2018) 23RD SEDA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Birmingham

2018

23RD SEDA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Risquez, A.
(2018) 23RD SEDA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Birmingham

2018

T&L Day for the Faculty of S&E
Risquez, Angelica
(2018) T&L Day for the Faculty of S&E
Limerick

2018

23rd Annual Conference SEDA
Risquez, A.
(2018) 23rd Annual Conference SEDA
Birmingham

2018

MOOCs and Educational Sustainability? An educational developer's perspective
Risquez, Angelica
(2018) MOOCs and Educational Sustainability? An educational developer's perspective
Limerick

2018

23rd Annual Conference SEDA
Fitzpatrick, M., O'Riordan, F., McAvinia, C., O'Sullivan, I., Risquez, A., Keane, M.
(2018) 23rd Annual Conference SEDA
Birmingham

2017

Getting started with online teaching digital badge
Risquez, A.; Cassidy, D.
(2017) Getting started with online teaching digital badge
UL

2016

Edtech
O'Keeffe et al.
(2016) Edtech
Law Society of Ireland

2016

EdTech2016
Farrelly et al.
(2016) EdTech2016
Law Society of Ireland

2016

EdTech2016
Risquez et al.
(2016) EdTech2016
Law Society of Ireland, Dublin

2015

Edtech 2015
Farrelly et al.
(2015) Edtech 2015
University of Limerick

2013

International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management
Fitzpatrick, M. & Risquez, A.
(2013) International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management
Limerick

2009

Irish Network of Medical Educators
Finucane P., Risquez A., Shannon B, McGrath D.
(2009) Irish Network of Medical Educators

2008

New Perspectives in University Teaching
Risquez, A.
(2008) New Perspectives in University Teaching
University of Vigo

2008

National Academy Second Annual Conference
Cosgrave, R.; McAvinia, C.; Risquez, A.
(2008) National Academy Second Annual Conference
Cork

2007

III Congreso Internacional "La renovacion de metodologias docentes en su adaptacion al EEES"
Risquez, A.
(2007) III Congreso Internacional "La renovacion de metodologias docentes en su adaptacion al EEES"
Universidad Europea Miguel de Cervantes

2007

VII Conference of Sakai Community
Risquez, A.
(2007) VII Conference of Sakai Community
Amsterdam

2006

Solstice 2006 Conference
Ledwith A., Risquez, A.
(2006) Solstice 2006 Conference
Edge Hill University

Published Reports

2015

Learning resources and open access in Higher Education Institutions in Ireland
Risquez et al.
(2015) Learning resources and open access in Higher Education Institutions in Ireland
Dublin : National Forum of the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
[ULIR]

2006

Perceptions of Irish postgraduate research students
Jacobsson, Gunilla
(2006) Perceptions of Irish postgraduate research students
Jacobsson(Ed.) Stockholm : Swedish National Agency for Higher Education. pp. 1-101

Other Publications

2020

Devolving and evolving: Reflections on OER and OEP in Ireland
Catherine Cronin, Claire McAvinia, & Angelica Risquez
(2020) Devolving and evolving: Reflections on OER and OEP in Ireland
London : ALT

2016

Redesigning assessment for blended learning
Risquez, Angelica
(2016) Redesigning assessment for blended learning
In Blended Learning; Epigeum(Ed.) London : Oxford University Press