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Dr. Donal Canty

Biography

Dr. Donal Canty is a Lecturer in Initial Teacher Education at the University of Limerick. He is qualified as a Post-Primary Teacher of Graphics and Architectural Technology and has taught Construction Studies, Technical Drawing, Materials Technology (Wood), Technical Graphics and LCA Graphics and Construction at Post Primary level (1996 – 2004). He is currently lecturing in Subjects Pedagogics at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the University of Limerick. Donal is a director of the Technology Education Research Group (TERG). He was principal investigator on two research projects that examine the use of electronic portfolios and the use of Adaptive Comparative Judgment in second level education in Ireland. Donal was the PI and coordinator for the GRASS project (Grading Soft Skills) which is a 3-year Life Long Learning (LLP) research project financially supported by EU focusing on the assessment and grading of Soft Skills. The consortium consists of four Universities and 4 schools from across Europe. Donal is also a member of the National Spatial Skills Research Network that is focused on the enhancement of STEM Education at a national level. He has also been an invited speaker at the Educators Summit 2013 (Microsoft: Aviva Stadium) Title: Assessing e-Portfolios using Adaptive Comparative Judgment (ACJ) and the International Winter School (Structured PhD in Education, University of Limerick), Title: Adaptive Comparative Pairs as Assessment for Promoting Critical Pedagogy. Donal has also successfully supervised both PhD and Masters students to graduation in the area of Design and Technology education.

Publications

Book Chapters

2016

The psychological domain: Enhancing traditional practice in K-12 education
O'Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D.
(2016) The psychological domain: Enhancing traditional practice in K-12 education
In Optimizing K-12 education through online and blended learning; Hershey, PA : IGI Global pp. 109-126

Peer Reviewed Journals

2016

The experiential domain: Developing a model for enhancing practice in D&T education
O'Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D.
(2016) The experiential domain: Developing a model for enhancing practice in D&T education
In International Journal Of Technology And Design Education; pp. 1-15

2012

The validity and value of peer assessment using adaptive comparative judgement in design driven practical education
Seery, N,Canty, D,Phelan, P
(2012) The validity and value of peer assessment using adaptive comparative judgement in design driven practical education
In International Journal Of Technology And Design Education; pp. 205-226
DOI: 10.1007/s10798-011-9194-0

Conference Publications

2016

International Conference on Mobile Technology in Teacher Education
O'Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D.
(2016) International Conference on Mobile Technology in Teacher Education
Galway, Ireland

2016

The 33rd International Manufacturing Conference
Seery, N., Buckley, J., Hyland, T. and Canty, D.
(2016) The 33rd International Manufacturing Conference
Tiernan, P.(Ed.) Limerick, Ireland

2016

32nd Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology Conference
Seery, N., & Canty, D., O'Connor, A., Buckley, J., & Doyle, A.
(2016) 32nd Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology Conference
de Vries, M., Bekker-Holtland, A., & van Dijk, G.(Ed.) pp. 419-428 Utrecht, Netherlands
[ULIR]

2016

PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills
Seery, N., Canty, D., O'Connor, A., Buckley, J. and Doyle, A.
(2016) PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills
de Vries, M.(Ed.) pp. 419-428 Utrecht, Netherlands

2016

ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 71st Mid-Year Conference
Seery, N., Buckley, J., Doyle, A. and Canty, D.
(2016) ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 71st Mid-Year Conference
Ault, H.(Ed.) pp. 104-109 Nashua, New Hampshire

2016

PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills
Power, J., Buckley, J., Seery, N. and Canty, D.
(2016) PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills
de Vries, M.(Ed.) pp. 391-399 Utrecht, Netherlands

2016

The 33rd International Manufacturing Conference
Buckley, J., Phelan, J., Seery, N and Canty, D.
(2016) The 33rd International Manufacturing Conference
Tiernan, P.(Ed.)

2016

32nd Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology Conference
O'Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D.
(2016) 32nd Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology Conference
de Vries, M., Bekker-Holtland, A., & van Dijk, G.(Ed.) pp. 368-377 Utrecht, Netherlands

2015

EdTech 2015: Beyond the Horizon: Policy, Practice and Possibilities
Seery, N, O'Connor, A, Canty, D and Buckley, J.
(2015) EdTech 2015: Beyond the Horizon: Policy, Practice and Possibilities
Gormley, P(Ed.) Limerick, Ireland

2015

29th Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology Conference
O'Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D.
(2015) 29th Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology Conference
Chatoney, M.(Ed.) pp. 335-342 Marseille, France

2015

16th Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association
Seery, N., O'Connor, A., Canty, D., & Buckley, J.
(2015) 16th Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association
Limerick, Ireland

2015

16th Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association
Canty, D., Buckley, J., Seery, N., O'Connor, A., & Kelly, M.
(2015) 16th Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association
Limerick, Ireland

2015

EdTech 2015: Beyond the Horizon: Policy, Practice and Possibilities
Canty, D., Buckley, J., Seery, N., O'Connor, A. and Kelly, M.
(2015) EdTech 2015: Beyond the Horizon: Policy, Practice and Possibilities
Gormley, P.(Ed.) Limerick, Ireland

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;

2013

38th Annual Conference of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland
O'Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D.
(2013) 38th Annual Conference of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland
Limerick, Ireland

2013

14th Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association
O'Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D.
(2013) 14th Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association
Cork, Ireland

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

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

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

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

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;

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

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

2010

ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
Seery N., Canty D., Dunbar R.
(2010) ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings

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