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Dr. Diarmaid Lane

b.tech PhD

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 Chapter

2011

Examining Sketching Ability within Initial Technology Teacher Education
Lane, D; Seery, N; Gordon, S
Graphicacy and Modelling

Conference Publication

2015

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

2014

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

2013
2013

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

2013
2012

CONSTRUCTIVIST E-PORTFOLIOS: THE USE OF MEDIA IN THE COLLECTING AND EVIDENCING OF STUDENT LEARNING
Crehan, M,Seery, N,Canty, D,Lane, D,
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

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

2012

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

2012
2012

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

2012
2010

Graphicacy and Modelling
Lane, D; Seery, N; Gordon, S

Peer Reviewed Journal

2013

Investigating student teacher's approach to solving applied analytical graphical problems
Delahunty, T; Seery, N; Lynch, R; Lane, D;
Engineering Design Graphics Journal

2010

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

2009

The understated value of freehand sketching in technology education
Lane D., Seery N., Gordon S.
Engineering Design Graphics Journal