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Dr. Diarmaid Lane

Biography

Diarmaid Lane received his B. Tech (Ed.) and Ph.D. in Technology Education from the University of Limerick in 2008 and 2011 respectively. He spent six years in the metal fabrication industry developing engineering craft based skills prior to pursuing his studies in technology education. He currently holds a faculty position at the University of Limerick where he teaches engineering graphics courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students of initial teacher education. He was the program chair for the 67th MidYear Conference in Limerick, Ireland in 2012. He has been awarded the EDGD Chair's Award in 2010 and 2011 in addition to the Oppenheimer Award in 2012. His research interests are in the development of spatial cognition through freehand sketching.

Research Interests

Freehand Sketching, Design and Communication Graphics, Cognition, Visualization

Teaching Interests

Design and Communication Graphics, Pedagogy, Manufacturing Processes, Welding

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2015 - 2015 Editor's Award
  • 2015 - Shannon Consortium Regional Award for Teaching Excellence
  • 2015 - First Seven Weeks Award
  • 2014 - Oppenheimer Award - Engineering Design Graphics Division of ASEE
  • 2012 - Chairs Award - Engineering Design Graphics Division of ASEE
  • 2012 - Oppenheimer Award - Engineering Design Graphics Division of ASEE
  • 2011 - Chairs Award - Engineering Design Graphics Division of ASEE
  • 2010 - William J. Flynn Scholarship Award
  • 2010 - Chairs Award - Engineering Design Graphics Division of ASEE
  • 2008 - Best Final Year Project
  • 2008 - Advanced Scholar Award
  • 2003 - Best Metal Fabricator

Association

  • 2013 Member, American Society for Engineering Education
  • 2013 Director of Membership, Engineering Design Graphics Division (EDGD) of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Education

  • 2011 University of Limerick - PhD
  • 2011 University of Limerick - PhD
  • 2008 University of Limerick - BTech
  • 2004 FETAC - Senior Trade Certificate
  • 2003 Open University - Certificate
  • 2000 A1 Computer Training College - City & Guilds Full Tech Cert

Publications

Book Chapters

2011

Examining Sketching Ability within Initial Technology Teacher Education
Lane, D; Seery, N; Gordon, S
(2011) Examining Sketching Ability within Initial Technology Teacher Education
In Graphicacy and Modelling; Loughborough : Design Education Research Group, Loughborough Design School

Peer Reviewed Journals

2015

Pictorial Visual Rotation Ability of Engineering Design Graphics Students
Ernst, JV; Lane, D; Clark, AC
(2015) Pictorial Visual Rotation Ability of Engineering Design Graphics Students
In Engineering Design Graphics Journal; http://www.edgj.org/index.php/EDGJ/issue/view/157 : pp. 1-13

2013

Investigating student teacher's approach to solving applied analytical graphical problems
Delahunty, T; Seery, N; Lynch, R; Lane, D;
(2013) Investigating student teacher's approach to solving applied analytical graphical problems
In Engineering Design Graphics Journal; pp. 6-22
[ULIR]

2011

Freehand sketching as a catalyst for developing concept driven competencies
Lane D., Seery N.
(2011) Freehand sketching as a catalyst for developing concept driven competencies
In Engineering Design Graphics Journal; pp. 2-25

2010

A Paradigm for Promoting Visual Synthesis through Freehand Sketching
Lane, D; Seery, N; Gordon, S
(2010) A Paradigm for Promoting Visual Synthesis through Freehand Sketching
In Design and Technology Education: An International Journal;

2009

The understated value of freehand sketching in technology education
Lane D., Seery N., Gordon S.
(2009) The understated value of freehand sketching in technology education
In Engineering Design Graphics Journal; pp. 13-22

Conference Publications

2016

ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 71st MidYear Conference
Lane, D; Study, NE
(2016) ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 71st MidYear Conference

2015

INVESTIGATING STUDENT TEACHERS' APPROACH TO SOLVING APPLIED ANALYTICAL GRAPHICAL PROBLEMS
Delahunty, T,Seery, N,Lynch, R,Lane, D,
(2015) INVESTIGATING STUDENT TEACHERS' APPROACH TO SOLVING APPLIED ANALYTICAL GRAPHICAL PROBLEMS
In 2015 Ieee Conference On Computer Vision And Pattern Recognition (Cvpr);

2014

Pre-service STEM educators' perceptions of the design activities to inform educational practice (Research to Practice - Strand: Other)
Crehan, M,Seery, N,Canty, D,Lane, D,
(2014) Pre-service STEM educators' perceptions of the design activities to inform educational practice (Research to Practice - Strand: Other)
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2014

Considering cognitive load as a key element in instructional design for developing graphical capability
Delahunty, T,Seery, N,Lynch, R,Lane, D,
(2014) Considering cognitive load as a key element in instructional design for developing graphical capability
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2014

Capturing evidence of metacognitive awareness of pre-service STEM educators' using 'codifying' of thinking through eportfolios (Research-to-Practice) Strand: Other
Rowsome, P,Lane, D,Gordon, S,
(2014) Capturing evidence of metacognitive awareness of pre-service STEM educators' using 'codifying' of thinking through eportfolios (Research-to-Practice) Strand: Other
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2014

Graphics within Initial Technology Teacher Education: A Snapshot of Ireland and USA
Lane, D,Branoff, TJ,Lynch, R,
(2014) Graphics within Initial Technology Teacher Education: A Snapshot of Ireland and USA
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2014

Pictorial Visual Rotation Ability of Engineering Design Graphics Students
Ernst, JV,Lane, D,Clark, AC,
(2014) Pictorial Visual Rotation Ability of Engineering Design Graphics Students
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2013

An exploratory study of students' approaches to generating, maintaining and communicating visual-mental images
Delahunty, T,Seery, N,Lynch, R,Lane, D,
(2013) An exploratory study of students' approaches to generating, maintaining and communicating visual-mental images
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2013

The development of pre-service design educator's capacity to make professional judgments on design capability using Adaptive Comparative Judgment
Rowsome, P,Seery, N,Lane, D,Gordon, S,
(2013) The development of pre-service design educator's capacity to make professional judgments on design capability using Adaptive Comparative Judgment
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2013

Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
Rowsome, P; Seery, N; Lane, D
(2013) Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
Atlanta, GA
[ULIR]

2013

Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
Delahunty, T; Seery, N; Lynch, R; Lane, D
(2013) Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
Atlanta, GA
[ULIR]

2013

120th ASEE Annual Conference
Rowsome, P; Seery, N; Gordon, S; Lane, D
(2013) 120th ASEE Annual Conference

2012

Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
Seery, N; Lane, D; Canty, D
(2012) Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
San Antonio, TX

2012

119th ASEE Annual Conference
Rowsome, P; Seery, N; Gordon, S; Lane, D.
(2012) 119th ASEE Annual Conference

2012

INVESTIGATING STUDENT TEACHERS' APPROACH TO SOLVING APPLIED ANALYTICAL GRAPHICAL PROBLEMS
Delahunty, T,Seery, N,Lynch, R,Lane, D,
(2012) INVESTIGATING STUDENT TEACHERS' APPROACH TO SOLVING APPLIED ANALYTICAL GRAPHICAL PROBLEMS
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2012

THE VALUE OF TRANSFER ACTIVITIES WHEN DEVELOPING TECHNOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Rowsome, P,Seery, N,Gordon, S,Lane, D,
(2012) THE VALUE OF TRANSFER ACTIVITIES WHEN DEVELOPING TECHNOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2012

Annual MidYear Meeting of Engineering Design Graphics Division
Seery, N; Lane, D; Canty, D
(2012) Annual MidYear Meeting of Engineering Design Graphics Division
Galveston, TX

2012

Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
Rowsome, P; Seery, N; Lane, D; Gordon, S
(2012) Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
San Antonio, TX

2012

CONSTRUCTIVIST E-PORTFOLIOS: THE USE OF MEDIA IN THE COLLECTING AND EVIDENCING OF STUDENT LEARNING
Crehan, M,Seery, N,Canty, D,Lane, D,
(2012) CONSTRUCTIVIST E-PORTFOLIOS: THE USE OF MEDIA IN THE COLLECTING AND EVIDENCING OF STUDENT LEARNING
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2012

THE ROLE OF OBSERVATIONAL SKETCHING IN FORMING AND MANIPULATING GRAPHICAL LIBRARIES
Lane, D,Hamlin, AJ,Veurink, NL,Seery, N,
(2012) THE ROLE OF OBSERVATIONAL SKETCHING IN FORMING AND MANIPULATING GRAPHICAL LIBRARIES
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2012

Annual MidYear Meeting of Engineering Design Graphics Division
Lane, D; Seery, N; Gordon, S
(2012) Annual MidYear Meeting of Engineering Design Graphics Division
Limerick, Ireland

2012

A COMPARATIVE STUDY EXPLORING THE IMPACT OF ASSESSMENT CRITERIA ON ELICITING GRAPHICAL CAPABILITY
Seery, N,Lane, D,Canty, D,
(2012) A COMPARATIVE STUDY EXPLORING THE IMPACT OF ASSESSMENT CRITERIA ON ELICITING GRAPHICAL CAPABILITY
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2012

Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
Lane, D; Hamlin, AJ; Veurink, N; Seery, N; Gordon, S
(2012) Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
San Antonio, TX

2012

OBSERVATIONAL STUDY OF STUDENTS' INDIVIDUAL HEURISTICS WHEN SOLVING TECHNOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
Spillane, JG,Seery, N,Canty, D,Lane, D,
(2012) OBSERVATIONAL STUDY OF STUDENTS' INDIVIDUAL HEURISTICS WHEN SOLVING TECHNOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2012

Annual MidYear Meeting of Engineering Design Graphics Division
Lane, D; Seery, N; Gordon, S
(2012) Annual MidYear Meeting of Engineering Design Graphics Division
Galveston, TX

2012

Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
Delahunty, T; Seery, N; Lynch, R; Lane, D
(2012) Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
San Antonio, TX

2011

Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
Seery, N; Lane, D; Canty, D
(2011) Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
Vancouver, BC

2011

EXPLORING THE VALUE OF DEMOCRATIC ASSESSMENT IN DESIGN BASED ACTIVITIES OF GRAPHICAL EDUCATION
Seery, N,Lane, D,Canty, D,
(2011) EXPLORING THE VALUE OF DEMOCRATIC ASSESSMENT IN DESIGN BASED ACTIVITIES OF GRAPHICAL EDUCATION
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2011

Examining the Development of Sketch Thinking and Behaviour
Lane, D,Seery, N,
(2011) Examining the Development of Sketch Thinking and Behaviour
In 2013 Asee Annual Conference;

2011

Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
Lane, D; Seery, N; Gordon, S
(2011) Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Education
Vancouver, BC

2010

Graphicacy and Modelling
Lane, D; Seery, N; Gordon, S
(2010) Graphicacy and Modelling
Norman, E; Seery, N(Ed.) University of Limerick

2010

ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
Lane D., Seery N.
(2010) ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings

2010

Annual MidYear Meeting of Engineering Design Graphics Division, ASEE
Lane, D; Seery, N; Gordon, S
(2010) Annual MidYear Meeting of Engineering Design Graphics Division, ASEE
Houghton, MI

2010

'Ideas Worth Sharing', The Design and Technology Association Education and International Research Conference
Lane, D; Seery, N; Gordon, S
(2010) 'Ideas Worth Sharing', The Design and Technology Association Education and International Research Conference
Keele University

2010

Annual MidYear Meeting of Engineering Design Graphics Division, ASEE
Seery, N; Lane, D; Canty, D
(2010) Annual MidYear Meeting of Engineering Design Graphics Division, ASEE
Houghton, MI

2009

ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
Lane D., Seery N., Gordon S.
(2009) ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings