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Dr. Raymond Lynch

Biography

Ray is a qualified technology teacher who has worked in initial teacher education since 2006. He has been lecturing on pre-service teacher education programme since 2009 and joined the School of Education 2012. His Ph.D. studies looked at student interests and their impact on undergraduate student performance and retention. Ray is currently conducting research into two complimentary areas; first he is looking at how presage variables develop with particular focus on the perceived link between self-efficacy and the crystallisation of interests, and second he is looking at how such variables can help advance teaching and learning strategies.

Research interests:

  • Student interests and self-efficacy
  • Problem and project based learning
  • Task difficulty and task valence
  • Student-course alignment

Research Interests

  • Student interests, self-efficacy and metacognition
  • Problem and project based learning
  • Task difficulty and task valence
  • Student-course alignment

Publications

Book Chapters

2014

Teacher internship in Ireland: Current challenges and opportunities
Lynch R.;McNamara P.
(2014) Teacher internship in Ireland: Current challenges and opportunities
In Practical Knowledge in Teacher Education: Approaches to Teacher Internship Programmes; pp. 127-139
DOI: 10.4324/9781315814056

2014

Teacher Internship in Ireland: Current challenges and opportunities
Lynch, R. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2014) Teacher Internship in Ireland: Current challenges and opportunities
In Practical Knowledge in Teacher Education: Approaches to Teacher Internship Programmes; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge pp. 127-140

2011

Employing technology to facilitate empowered and critical learning for pre-service teachers
McNamara, P. M.; Lynch, R
(2011) Employing technology to facilitate empowered and critical learning for pre-service teachers
In Education in a technological world: communicating current and emerging research and technological efforts; Badajoz, Spain : Formatex Research Center pp. 169-174

2011

A review of the nature, provision, and progression of graphical education in Ireland
Seery, N; Lynch, R; Dunbar, R
(2011) A review of the nature, provision, and progression of graphical education in Ireland
In IDATER Online Conference: Graphicacy and Modelling; Loughborough : Loughborough Design School pp. 51-69

2010

Differences in the Epistemological Beliefs of Postgraduate Pre-Service Teachers
Lynch, R
(2010) Differences in the Epistemological Beliefs of Postgraduate Pre-Service Teachers
In IDATER Online Conference: Graphicacy and Modelling; Loughborough : Loughborough Design School pp. 209-221

Peer Reviewed Journals

2020

Difficulty and self-efficacy: An exploratory study
Power J.;Lynch R.;McGarr O.
(2020) Difficulty and self-efficacy: An exploratory study
In British Journal Of Educational Technology;
DOI: 10.1111/bjet.12755
[ULIR]

2020

Students' perceptions of lecturer power and authority in a higher education PBL business programme
O'Brien R.; McGarr O.; Lynch R.
(2020) Students' perceptions of lecturer power and authority in a higher education PBL business programme
In Teaching In Higher Education;
DOI: 10.1080/13562517.2020.1725881
[ULIR]

2020

Exploring students' justifications for studying a master's degree in business through problem-based learning
O'Brien R.; McGarr O.; Lynch R.
(2020) Exploring students' justifications for studying a master's degree in business through problem-based learning
In Innovations In Education And Teaching International;
DOI: 10.1080/14703297.2020.1752280
[ULIR]

2019

Design teams management of conflict in reaching consensus
Kiernan L.;Ledwith A.;Lynch R.
(2019) Design teams management of conflict in reaching consensus
In International Journal Of Conflict Management;
DOI: 10.1108/IJCMA-06-2019-0097
[ULIR]

2019

Problematizing Spatial Literacy within the School Curriculum
Lane, D., Lynch, R., McGarr, O.
(2019) Problematizing Spatial Literacy within the School Curriculum
In International Journal Of Technology And Design Education; Springer Netherlands : pp. 685-700
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10798-018-9467-y
[ULIR]

2018

Exploring the Use of Electroencephalography to Gather Objective Evidence of Cognitive Processing During Problem Solving
Delahunty, T,Seery, N,Lynch, R
(2018) Exploring the Use of Electroencephalography to Gather Objective Evidence of Cognitive Processing During Problem Solving
In Journal Of Science Education And Technology; pp. 114-130
DOI: 10.1007/s10956-017-9712-2

2018

Problematizing spatial literacy within the school curriculum
Lane D.;Lynch R.;McGarr O.
(2018) Problematizing spatial literacy within the school curriculum
In International Journal Of Technology And Design Education;
DOI: 10.1007/s10798-018-9467-y

2018

Straddling the marshy divide: exploring pre-service teachers¿ attitudes towards teacher research
Hennessy J.;Lynch R.
(2018) Straddling the marshy divide: exploring pre-service teachers¿ attitudes towards teacher research
In Educational Review; pp. 595-616
DOI: 10.1080/00131911.2018.1459482

2017

Learning to earn? The role of performance grades in higher education
Lynch, R,Hennessy, J
(2017) Learning to earn? The role of performance grades in higher education
In Studies In Higher Education; pp. 1750-1763
DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2015.1124850

2017

Towards an Understanding of Interest Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools
Lynch, R
(2017) Towards an Understanding of Interest Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools
In Journal Of Psychologists And Counsellors In Schools; pp. 208-221
DOI: 10.1017/jgc.2016.27

2017

Exploring the position of curriculum studies across the continuum of teacher education in Ireland
Lynch, R,McCormack, O,Hennessy, J
(2017) Exploring the position of curriculum studies across the continuum of teacher education in Ireland
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 439-456
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2017.1350595
[ULIR]

2017

Monopolising the STEM agenda in second-level schools: exploring power relations and subject subcultures
McGarr, O,Lynch, R
(2017) Monopolising the STEM agenda in second-level schools: exploring power relations and subject subcultures
In International Journal Of Technology And Design Education; pp. 51-62
DOI: 10.1007/s10798-015-9333-0
[ULIR]

2016

Negotiating Subject Hierarchies: Neo-Liberal Influences on the Comprehensive Curriculum in Ireland
Lynch, R,McGarr, O
(2016) Negotiating Subject Hierarchies: Neo-Liberal Influences on the Comprehensive Curriculum in Ireland
In Educational Policy; pp. 721-739
DOI: 10.1177/0895904814550077
[ULIR]

2016

"I chose to become a teacher because". Exploring the factors influencing teaching choice amongst pre-service teachers in Ireland
Hennessy, J,Lynch, R
(2016) "I chose to become a teacher because". Exploring the factors influencing teaching choice amongst pre-service teachers in Ireland
In Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education; pp. 106-125
DOI: 10.1080/1359866X.2016.1183188
[ULIR]

2015

Plastic people in pinstripe suits: an exploration of the views of Irish parents on the publication of school league tables
McCormack, O,Lynch, R,Hennessy, J
(2015) Plastic people in pinstripe suits: an exploration of the views of Irish parents on the publication of school league tables
In Educational Studies; pp. 513-533
DOI: 10.1080/03055698.2015.1062080

2013

Acknowledging teacher professionalism in Ireland: the case for a Chartered Teacher initiative
Lynch, R,Hennessy, J,Gleeson, J
(2013) Acknowledging teacher professionalism in Ireland: the case for a Chartered Teacher initiative
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 493-510
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2013.854453
[ULIR]

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]

2013

Investigating student teachers' approach to solving applied analytical graphical problems
Delahunty T.;Seery N.;Lynch R.;Lane D.
(2013) Investigating student teachers' approach to solving applied analytical graphical problems
In Engineering Design Graphics Journal; pp. 5-22

2013

The impact of task difficulty and performance scores on student engagement and progression
Lynch, R,Patten, JV,Hennessy, J
(2013) The impact of task difficulty and performance scores on student engagement and progression
In Educational Research; pp. 291-303
DOI: 10.1080/00131881.2013.825165
[ULIR]

2012

Promoting Deep Learning in a Teacher Education Programme through Self- and Peer- Assessment and Feedback
Lynch, R; Seery, N; McNamara, P. M
(2012) Promoting Deep Learning in a Teacher Education Programme through Self- and Peer- Assessment and Feedback
In European Journal Of Teacher Education; pp. 179-197
DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2011.643396

2012

Pre-service teachers' experience of and attitudes to teaching SPHE in Ireland
Mannix McNamara, P., Moynihan, S., Jourdan, D. and Lynch, R.
(2012) Pre-service teachers' experience of and attitudes to teaching SPHE in Ireland
In Health Education; pp. 199-216

2012

The experiences of and attitudes of undergraduate students towards the teaching of Social, Personal and Health Education
Mannix McNamara, P. Moynihan, S., Jourdan, D. and Lynch, R.
(2012) The experiences of and attitudes of undergraduate students towards the teaching of Social, Personal and Health Education
In Health Education; pp. 199-216
DOI: 10.1108/09654281211217759

2012

Promoting deep learning in a teacher education programme through self- and peer-assessment and feedback
Lynch, R., Mannix McNamara, P. and Seery, N.
(2012) Promoting deep learning in a teacher education programme through self- and peer-assessment and feedback
In European Journal Of Teacher Education; pp. 179-197
DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2011.643396
[ULIR]

2012

An Evaluation of Assessment for Graphical Education at Junior Cycle in the Irish System
Delahunty, T; Seery, N; Lynch, R;
(2012) An Evaluation of Assessment for Graphical Education at Junior Cycle in the Irish System
In Design And Technology Education: An International Journal; pp. 9-20
[ULIR]

2011

Second level education and the decline in popularity of engineering within an irish context
Lynch R.;Walsh M.
(2011) Second level education and the decline in popularity of engineering within an irish context
In International Journal Of Engineering Education; pp. 411-421

2011

Student interests and undergraduate performance: the importance of student-course alignment
Lynch, R; Seery, N; Gordon, S
(2011) Student interests and undergraduate performance: the importance of student-course alignment
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 345-363
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2011.601916

2011

Second Level Education and the Decline in Popularity of Engineering within an Irish Context
Lynch, R; Walsh, M
(2011) Second Level Education and the Decline in Popularity of Engineering within an Irish Context
In International Journal Of Engineering Education; pp. 411-421

2008

Design of a novel diagnostic tool for student performance in engineering degree courses
Lynch R.;Seery N.;Gordon S.
(2008) Design of a novel diagnostic tool for student performance in engineering degree courses
In International Journal Of Engineering Education; pp. 1103-1110

2008

Design of a Novel Diagnostic Tool for Student Performance in Engineering Degree Courses
Lynch, R; Seery, N; Gordon, S
(2008) Design of a Novel Diagnostic Tool for Student Performance in Engineering Degree Courses
In International Journal Of Engineering Education; pp. 1103-1110

Other Journals

2010

Are we educating our students out of engineering?
Lynch, R; Walsh, M
(2010) Are we educating our students out of engineering?
In The Engineers Journal; Dublin : Engineers Ireland pp. 373-376

2009

New Approach in Identifying Student Potential
Lynch, R; Gordon, S; Seery, N
(2009) New Approach in Identifying Student Potential
In Research Works;

Conference Publications

2017

BUILDING COMMUNITY: DESIGN EDUCATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
Kiernan, L;Ledwith, A;Lynch, R
(2017) BUILDING COMMUNITY: DESIGN EDUCATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
GLASGOW : DESIGN SOC pp. 14-19

2017

Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education: Building Community: Design Education for a Sustainable Future, E and PDE 2017
Kiernan L.;Ledwith A.;Lynch R.
(2017) Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education: Building Community: Design Education for a Sustainable Future, E and PDE 2017
pp. 14-19

2015

Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI)
McCormack, O; Lynch, R; Hennessy, J
(2015) Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI)

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);

2015

Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI)
Devitt, B; Lynch, R; Seery, N;
(2015) Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI)

2015

6th Research in Engineering Education Symposium: Translating Research into Practice, REES 2015
Delahunty T.;Seery N.;Lynch R.
(2015) 6th Research in Engineering Education Symposium: Translating Research into Practice, REES 2015

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

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;

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

Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference
Devitt, B. Lynch, R. and Seery, N
(2013) Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference
University of Limerick and Radisson Blue Hotel.

2013

ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
Delahunty T.;Seery N.;Lynch R.;Lane D.
(2013) ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings

2013

HEA Conference: How Equal? Access to Higher Education in Ireland
Gill, P., Lynch, R. & McGarr, O.
(2013) HEA Conference: How Equal? Access to Higher Education in Ireland
pp. 40-46 Dublin

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]

2012

ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
Delahunty T.;Seery N.;Lynch R.;Lane D.
(2012) ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings

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

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;

2010

3rd International Symposium for Engineering Education
Lynch, R; Gordon, S; Seery, N
(2010) 3rd International Symposium for Engineering Education
Byrne, E P(Ed.) pp. 503-512 University College Cork

2008

3RD Inter-Institutional Retention Colloquium; New Perspectives on Retention in Further and Higher Education.
Lynch, R; Seery, N; Gordon, S
(2008) 3RD Inter-Institutional Retention Colloquium; New Perspectives on Retention in Further and Higher Education.
Limerick City

2008

Proceeding of CIRP International Manufacturing Engineering Education Conference.
Lynch,R.,Gordon,S., Seery,N.
(2008) Proceeding of CIRP International Manufacturing Engineering Education Conference.

2008

CIRP International Manufacturing Engineering Education Conference
Raymond Lynch, N. Seery, and S. Gordon.
(2008) CIRP International Manufacturing Engineering Education Conference
Prof. A. Bernard Prof. W. ElMaraghy(Ed.) pp. 26-37

2008

3RD Inter-Institutional Retention Colloquium
Lynch, R., N. Seery, and S. Gordon
(2008) 3RD Inter-Institutional Retention Colloquium
Prof S. Moore Prof M. Yorke(Ed.) pp. 34-43

2008

CIRP International Manufacturing Engineering Education Conference
Lynch, R; Gordon, S; Seery, N
(2008) CIRP International Manufacturing Engineering Education Conference
Nante

2007

International Symposium for Engineering Education
Lynch, R; Seery, N; Gordon, S
(2007) International Symposium for Engineering Education
pp. 13-23 Dublin City University

2007

International Symposium for Engineering Education.
Lynch, R., Gordon,S.,Seery,N.
(2007) International Symposium for Engineering Education.

3RD Inter-Institutional Retention Colloquium; New Perspectives on Retention in Further and Higher Education
Lynch,R.,Gordon,S.,Seery,N.
3RD Inter-Institutional Retention Colloquium; New Perspectives on Retention in Further and Higher Education

Other Publications

2019

Comparing the dialogue of experts and novices in interdisciplinary teams to inform design education
Kiernan L.;Ledwith A.;Lynch R.
(2019) Comparing the dialogue of experts and novices in interdisciplinary teams to inform design education
In International Journal Of Technology And Design Education;
DOI: 10.1007/s10798-019-09495-8

2018

Exploring the relationship between homework task difficulty, student engagement and performance
Lynch R.;Hurley A.;Cumiskey O.;Nolan B.;McGlynn B.
(2018) Exploring the relationship between homework task difficulty, student engagement and performance
In Irish Educational Studies;
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2018.1512889