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Dr. Ciaran O Gallchoir

Biography

Dr. Ciarán Ó Gallchóir is a Lecturer in Educational Leadership in the School of Education. He is the course director for the Masters of Education in School Leadership (MESL). The MESL programme has an innovative blended learning pedagogical design. The aim of the programme is for students to engage critically and analytically in a research dissertation exploring an area of school leadership. To date, he has published on aspects of School Placement, reflective practice, assessment in higher education and identity development. Currently, he is working on a project that focuses on the integration of a flipped classroom design to online support tutorials in order to complement pre-service teachers' experiences of School Placement. He is the School of Education Liaison for the HEA PATH Initiative (http://hea.ie/tag/path/) and is a member of the Erasmus+ SUP4PCL project (https://erasmus.sup4pcl.org/).

Research Interests

His research interests are:

  • Identity, Agency and Symbolic Interactionism
  • Self-Verification and Emotion
  • Initial Teacher Education
  • Diversity within Initial Teacher Education
  • School Placement

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

2021

An Irish perspective on initial teacher education: How teacher educators can respond to an awareness of the "absurd"
Ó Gallchóir C.;McGarr O.
(2021) An Irish perspective on initial teacher education: How teacher educators can respond to an awareness of the "absurd"
In Educational Philosophy And Theory;
DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2021.1901080
[ULIR]

2020

The futile quest for honesty in reflective writing: recognising self-criticism as a form of self-enhancement
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C.
(2020) The futile quest for honesty in reflective writing: recognising self-criticism as a form of self-enhancement
In Teaching In Higher Education;
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13562517.2020.1712354
[ULIR]

2020

Examining supervising field instructors' reporting and assessment of technology use by pre-service teachers on school placement
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C.
(2020) Examining supervising field instructors' reporting and assessment of technology use by pre-service teachers on school placement
In Computers & Education;
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2019.103753
[ULIR]

2020

Exploring pre-service teachers' justifications for one-to-one technology use is schools: implications for initial teacher education
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C.
(2020) Exploring pre-service teachers' justifications for one-to-one technology use is schools: implications for initial teacher education
In Technology, Pedagogy And Education;
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/1475939X.2020.1784261
[ULIR]

2019

My Cooperating Teacher and I: How pre-service teachers story mentorship during School Placement
Ó Gallchóir, C., O'Flaherty, J. and Hinchion, C.
(2019) My Cooperating Teacher and I: How pre-service teachers story mentorship during School Placement
In Journal Of Education For Teaching; pp. 373-388
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02607476.2019.1639258

2018

Identity Development: What I notice about myself as a teacher
Ó Gallchóir, C., O'Flaherty, J. and Hinchion, C.
(2018) Identity Development: What I notice about myself as a teacher
In European Journal Of Teacher Education; pp. 138-156
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02619768.2017.1416087

Conference Publications

2020

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Marszalek, J.M., Conway, P.F., O'Flaherty, J., Nilsson, J.E., and Ó Gallchóir, C.
(2020) American Educational Research Association (AERA)
San Francisco, U.S.A. (Cancelled)

2020

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C.
(2020) American Educational Research Association (AERA)
San Francisco, U.S.A. (Cancelled)

2019

European Educational Research Association (EERA:ECER)
Ó Gallchóir, C. and Wilkins, C.
(2019) European Educational Research Association (EERA:ECER)

2019

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Ó Gallchóir, C. and Shinners-Kennedy, C.
(2019) American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Toronto, Canada

2019

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Marszalek, J.M., Nilsson, J.E., O'Flaherty, J., Ó Gallchóir, C. and Conway, P.F.
(2019) American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Toronto, Canada

2019

European Educational Research Association (EERA:ECER)
Ó Gallchóir, C. and McGarr, O.
(2019) European Educational Research Association (EERA:ECER)

2019

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C.
(2019) American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Toronto, CA

2018

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C.
(2018) American Educational Research Association (AERA)
New York, USA

2018

International Conference on Mobile Technology in Teacher Education (MITE)
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C.
(2018) International Conference on Mobile Technology in Teacher Education (MITE)
Galway, Ireland

2016

The Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE)
Ó Gallchóir, C.
(2016) The Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE)
Newport, Wales, United Kingdom

2014

European Educational Research Association (EERA:ECER)
Ó Gallchóir, C., O'Flaherty, J. and Hinchion, C.
(2014) European Educational Research Association (EERA:ECER)
Porto, Portugal