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Dr Paul Conway

BEd MEd PhD

Biography

Graduate of St. Patrick's College (BEd), Drumcondra, Boston College (MEd) and Michigan State University (PhD). Have worked at:  University of Michigan-Flint, Cleveland State University, University College Cork prior to UL. Research interests: learning and development, teacher education, educational policy (in two areas: e-learning; teacher education), psychology and pedagogy of literacy & mathematics, and cognitive and socio-cultural perspectives on learning. Research has been funded by a range of bodies - both national and international. His research has appeared in a range of journals including Studies in Educational Evaluation, Teachers College Record, Teaching and Teacher Education, Identity: An International journal of Theory and Research, Irish Educational Studies, Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. He is a former President (2008-10) of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) and has been a member of both the Council of the European Education Research Association (2006-08) and World Education Research Association (2009-13) on behalf of ESAI. He is currently joint General Editor of Irish Educational Studies (SSCI-indexed journal, Routledge). He has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of Western Australia, Michigan State University (2000-06) and Oxford University. 

Professional Activities

Employment

  • 2013 University of Limerick (UL) - Professor (2014)
  • 2001 University College Cork (UCC) - College Lecturer (2001); Senior Lecturer (2007) & Assoc Director (2011) Director (2013), Centre for Global Development (CGD)
  • 1999 Cleveland State University (CSU), Ohio, USA - Asst Professor (1998-2000)
  • 1997 University of Michigan-Flint (UofM) - Lecturer (1997-98)
  • 1993 Michigan State University (MSU, East Lansing, MI, USA - 1993-98: Researcher; Lecturer; Community Relations Specialist (Mediation)

Award

  • 2012 - Irish Research Council (IRC), Advanced Collaborative Research Award (2012-13)
  • 2009 - Council member (2009-13), World Education Research Association (WERA)
  • 2008 - President, Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI)
  • 2005 - Co-chair SIG Teaching & Teacher Education (2005-09), European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)
  • 1998 - Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Michigan State University
  • 1997 - Arthur R. & Pearl Butler Fellowship, Michigan State University
  • 1996 - Robert Craig Fellowship in Psychological Studies, Michigan State University

Association

  • 1999 Member; President (2008-10), Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI)
  • Member; Co-Chair SIG Teaching and Teacher Education (2005-09), European Association for Learning and Instruction (EARLI)
  • Council member (2009-13), World Education Research Association (WERA)
  • Council member (2006-09), European Educational Research Association (EERA)
  • Member; Co-chair Div K, Section Teacher Education Policy (1999-2000), American Education Research Association (AERA)

Publications

Book

2016

Review of the Droichead Teacher Induction Pilot Programme
Smyth, E., Conway, P., Leavy, A., Darmody, M., Banks, J., Watson, D.

2008

The Digital Pencil: One to One Computing for Children.
Lei, J., Conway, P. F. and Zhao, Y.,

Book Chapter

2017

Evolution of research on teachers’ planning: implications for teacher education
Munthe, E. & Conway, P. F.
International Handbook of Research on Teacher Education

2015

InFo-TED: Bringing Policy, Research, and Practice Together around Teacher Educator Development
Vanassche, E., Rust, F., Conway, P. F., Smith, K., Tack, H., Vanderlinde, R.
International Teacher Education:Promising Pedagogies (Part C) DOI: 10.1108/S1479-368720150000022015

2015

The evolution of ICT policy in Ireland 1995-2010: progress, missed opportunities and future trends
Conway, P. F. & Brennan-Freeman, E. ,
Shaping the Future: How Technology Can Lead to Educational Transformation

2015

The practice turn: Research-informed clinical teacher education in two countries
Conway, P. F. & Munthe, E.
From Vocational to Professional Education

2015

Moving beyond a state of stuck: School culture, mobile ICT integration and inclusion.
Daly, T. & Conway, P. F.,
Shaping the Future: How Technology Can Lead to Educational Transformation

2014

Not my job! Perspectives of Irish student teachers on literacy development in the post-primary subject classroom
Murphy, B. Conway, P. & Murphy R.
Language, Literacy and Literature: Re-imagining Teaching and Learning

2014

Learningplace’ practices and Pre-service Teacher Education in Ireland: Knowledge generation, partnerships and pedagogy
Conway, P. F., Murphy, R. and Rutherford, V.
Workplace Learning in Teacher Education: International Practice and Policy DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-7826-9

2013

Perspectives on Research Management and Capacity-Building in Six Countries
Nakabugo, G., Conway, P. F., Barrett, E. & Farren, S.
Academic Working Lives: Experience, Practice, Change

2012

Integrated learning cultures and learning to teach: Norms, values and the next generation of teachers in two cultures
Conway, P. F., Murphy, R. and Michalak, J.
Cultures of Professional Development for Teachers: Collaboration, Reflection, Management and Policy.

2012

The Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in Ugandan Secondary Schools: poised for chang
Conway, P. F. Oldham, E., Urwick, J., Kisa, S., Otaala, J. and & Mugwera, A.
Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Closer perspectives

2012

Developing as 'good' post-primary teachers and teaching in a reform era: cultural dynamics in a programme level study of the 'Dip'
Conway, PF., Murphy, R., Delargey, M., Hall, K, Kitching, K., Long, F.,McKeon, J., Murphy, B., O'Brien, S., & O'Sullivan, D.
Re-imagining Initial Teacher Education (ITE): Perspectives on Transformation

2011

Leadership and teacher education: Deepening engagement with pedagogy.
Conway, P. F., Murphy, R., Hall, K. & Rath, A. ,
Leading and Managing Schools

2010

Stakeholder Consultation Study: IAPRCB
Barrett, E, Nakabugo, GM, Farren, S, McEvoy, P, & Conway, PF
The Irish African Partnership for Research Capacity Building: Results and Prospects (2008-2010)

2009

ICTs and schooling in Ireland
Conway, P. F. & Freeman, E. ,
Cross-national information and technology: Polices and practices in Education

2006

A global perspective on political definitions of e-learning: Commonalities and differences in national educational technology plans.
Zhao, Y., Lei, J., and Conway, P. F.,
International Handbook of Virtual Learning Environments

2005

A socio-cultural perspective on teacher performance assessment
Conway, P. F. and Artiles, A. A.,
Designing Performance Assessment Systems for Urban Teacher Preparation

2005

Online Learning and Differential Participation in a Democratic Society: Ireland as a Case Study
Fitzpatrick, S. and Conway, P. F.,
Global Perspectives on E-Learning: Rhetoric and Reality

2005

The 1999 Primary School Curriculum and your child as a learner
Conway, P. F.,
Primary Options: What Every Parent Needs to Know about Primary Schools in Ireland

2003

From Luddites to deisgners: Images of teachers in political documents
Conway, P. F. and Zhao, Y.,
What should teachers know about technology: Perspectives and practices

2002

Educational reform in the United States: Politics, purposes, and processes
Conway, P. F., Goodell, K., and Carl, J.,
Education in Transition: International Perspectives on the Politics and Processes of Change

Conference Publication

2020

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

2019

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

2018

CPLOL 10th European Congress of Speech and Language therapy
Gallagher, A.L., Murphy, C-A., Conway, P & Perry, A

2016

European Conference on Educational Research
O’Grady, E., Conway, P. & MacPhail, A.

2016

European Conference on Educational Research
MacPhail, A., O’Sullivan & Conway, P.

2013


Rutherford, Vanessa, Conway, Paul F.

2013


Aislinn Joy, Paul Conway

2012


Delargey, M. and Conway, P.F.

2011


Conway, P.F, Michalak, J, Murphy, R, Hall, K, Rath, A.

2011


Conway, P. F., Delargey, M. Murphy, R. and O'Brien, S. ,

2007


Austin, R., Graffin, D., Clarke, L., Conway, P., OSullivan, C., & O¿Hara, J ,

2005


Austin, R. & Conway, P. F. ,

2004

SCoTENS Annual Report 2004SCoTENS Annual Report 2004
Austin, R. and Conway, P. F.,
SCoTENS Annual Report 2004SCoTENS Annual Report 2004

2001


Papanastasiou, E. & Conway, P. F.,

2000


Conway, P. F. & Hapkiewicz, W. H.,

1997


Gover, M. & Conway, P. F.,

1991

Proceedings of the Drumcondra Educaation Conference (D. Herron, ed.)Proceedings of the Drumcondra Educaation Conference (D. Herron, ed.)
Conway, P. F.,
Proceedings of the Drumcondra Educaation Conference (D. Herron, ed.)Proceedings of the Drumcondra Educaation Conference (D. Herron, ed.)

1990

Proceedings of the Drumcondra Education Conference (D. Herron, ed.)Proceedings of the Drumcondra Education Conference (D. Herron, ed.)
Conway, P. F.,
Proceedings of the Drumcondra Education Conference (D. Herron, ed.)Proceedings of the Drumcondra Education Conference (D. Herron, ed.)

1987

Proceedings Drumcondra Educational ConferenceProceedings Drumcondra Educational Conference
Conway, P. F.,
Proceedings Drumcondra Educational ConferenceProceedings Drumcondra Educational Conference

Other Publication

2015

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 34, 1
Conway, P,Leavy, A,Smyth, E,O'Brien, M,Seery, A
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2015.1010301

2015

Reflections on professional education and practice across sectors
Conway, P,Leavy, A,Smyth, E,O'Brien, M,Seery, A,Byrne, D,Hall, T
Irish Educational Studies DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2015.1175688

2015

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 34, 2
Leavy, A,Conway, P,O'Brien, M,Seery, A,Smyth, E
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2015.1063819

2014
2012

Irish Educational Studies, 31, 2.
Dympna Devine, Emer Smyth, Paul Conway, & Aisling Leavy,

2011

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 30, 3, 285-288.
Dympna Devine, Paul Conway, Emer Smyth & Aisling Leavy,
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2011.601913

2011

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 30, 1, 1-4.
Aisling Leavy, Dympna Devine, Paul Conway & Emer Smyth,
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2011.535971

2010

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 29, 2, 103-106.
Conway, P. F., Devine, D., Smyth, E. and Leavy,. A. ,
DOI: 10.1080/03323311003779001

2010

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 29, 1, 1-4.
Devine, D., Conway, P. F., Smyth, E. and Leavy,. A. ,
DOI: 10.1080/03323310903522651

2009

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 28, 1, 1-5.
Devine, D., Conway, P. F., Smyth, E. and Leavy,. A,
DOI: 10.1080/03323310802597192

2009

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 28, 2, 135-139.
Devine, D., Conway, P. F., Smyth, E. and Leavy,. A,
DOI: 10.1080/03323310902884193

2008

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 27, 2, 103-105.
Devine, D., Conway, P. F., Smyth, E. and Leavy,. A,
DOI: 10.1080/03323310802021748

2008

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 27, 3, 193-196.
Devine, D., Conway, P. F., Smyth, E. and Leavy,. A ,
DOI: 10.1080/03323310802242096

2007

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 26, 1, 1-3.
Sugrue, C., Devine, D., Conway, P. F. and Smyth, E. ,
DOI: 10.1080/03323310601147132

2007

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 26, 3, 215-217.
Sugrue, C., Devine, D., Conway, P. F. and Smyth, E. ,
DOI: 10.1080/03323310701491406

2007

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 26, 2, 123-125.
Sugrue, C., Devine, D., Conway, P. F. and Smyth, E. ,
DOI: 10.1080/03323310701295815

2006

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 25, 1, 1-2.
Sugrue, C., Devine, D., Conway, P. F. and Smyth, E. ,
DOI: 10.1080/03323310600597485

2006

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 25, 2, 139-140.
Devine, D., Sugrue, C., Conway, P. F. and Smyth, E. ,
DOI: 10.1080/03323310600737248

2006

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 25, 3, 257-258.
Sugrue, C., Devine, D., Conway, P. F. and Smyth, E. ,
DOI: 10.1080/03323310600913666

2005

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 24, 1, 3-4.
Conway, P., Sugrue, C., Devine, D., & Smyth, E. ,

2004

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 23, 1, 3-4.
Conway, P. F. Sugrue, C., Devine, D., and Smyth, E. ,
DOI: 10.1080/03323310500184178

2004

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 23, 2, 3-5.
Smyth, E. Devine, D., Sugrue, C. Conway, P. ,

2003

Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 22, 1, 3-5.
Conway, P. F., Sugrue, C., Devine, D., and Smyth, E. ,
DOI: 10.1080/0332331030220103

Peer Reviewed Journal

2020

Adolescent Suicide Ideation, Depression and Self-Esteem: Relationships to a New Measure of Gender Role Conflict
O’Beaglaoich C.;McCutcheon J.;Conway P.F.;Hanafin J.;Morrison T.G.
Frontiers in psychology DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00111

2019

Consequential differences in perspectives and practices concerning children with developmental language disorders: an integrative review.
Gallagher AL;Murphy CA;Conway P;Perry A;
International Journal Of Language & Communication Disorders DOI: 10.1111/1460-6984.12469

2018

The professional learning needs and priorities of higher-education-based teacher educators in England, Ireland and Scotland
Czerniawski, G,Gray, D,MacPhail, A,Bain, Y,Conway, P,Guberman, A
Journal Of Education For Teaching DOI: 10.1080/02607476.2017.1422590

2018

The challenges of a high-performance student athlete
Gomez, J, Bradley, J, Conway, PF
Irish Educational Studies DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2018.1484299

2016

Parent-mediated interventions to promote communication and language development in children with Down syndrome aged between birth and six years
O'Toole, C., Lee, A., Gibbon, F., van Bysterveldt, A., Conway, P., Hart, N.
Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012089

2015

Knowing how to feel about the Other? Student teachers, and the contingent role of embodiments in educational inequalities
Kitching, K., O'Brien, S., Long, F., Conway, P.F., Murphy, R. and Hall, K
Pedagogy, Culture & Society DOI: 10.1080/14681366.2014.977805

2015

Looking like a Teacher: fashioning an embodied identity through dressage
Rutherford, V., Conway, P. F., & Murphy, R.
Teaching Education DOI: 10.1080/10476210.2014.997699

2014

The emergence of reading literacy in post-primary teacher education: From the background to the foreground
Murphy, B., Conway, P. F, Murphy, R., Hall, K.
European Journal Of Teacher Education DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2013.870995

2012

Novice teachers as 'invisible' learners
Long, F, Hall, K, Conway, PF, Murphy, R
Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice DOI: 10.1080/13540602.2012.746498

2012

Authoring oneself and being authored as a competent teacher
Hall, K, Conway, PF, Murphy, R, Long, F, Kitching, K, O'Sullivan, D
Irish Educational Studies DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2011.649402

2011

Laptops meet schools, one-one draw: M-learning for secondary students with literacy difficulties
Conway, P. F. and Amberson, J.
Support for Learning: British Journal of Learning Support DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9604.2011.01497.x

2008

Construct consistency in the assessment of students' mathematics-related beliefs: A three-way cross-sectional pilot comparative study [in Hungarian]
Andrews, P., Diego-Mantecon, J., Vanku¿, P., Op `t Eynde, P. & Conway, P. F. ,
IskolakultãºRa OnlineiskolakultãºRa Online

2006

Methodological Choice and its Consequences for Possible Selves Research
Packard, B. W. and Conway, P. F.,
Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research DOI: 10.1207/s1532706xid0603_3

2002

Teacher professional development through LATTICE an international-intercultural project
Papanastasiou, E. and Conway, P. F.,
Studies in Educational Evaluation DOI: 10.1016/S0191-491X(02)00041-X

2001

What's In, What's Out - An Analysis of State Educational Technology Plans
Zhao, Y. and Conway, P. F.,
Teachers College Record

1997

Images of heroes and heroines: how stable?
Gash, H. and Conway, P. F.,
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology DOI: doi:10.1016/S0193-3973(97)80005-6

Published Report

2015

Review of the Droichead Teacher Induction Pilot Programme [ESRI Working Paper 514]
Banks. J., Conway, P., Darmody, M., Leavy, A. Smyth, E., Watson, D.

2012

Curriculum and curriculum access issues for students with special educational needs in post-primary settings: An interational reviewCurriculum and curriculum access issues for students with special ed....
O’Mara, Alison, Benedicte Akre, Tony Munton, Isaac Marrero-Guillamon, Alison Martin, Kate Gibson, Alexis Llewellyn, Victoria Clift-Matthews, Paul Conway, and Chris Cooper.