Biography

Dr Adrian O'Connor is a Lecturer of Technology Education within the School of Education, University of Limerick, Ireland. His lecturing within Initial Teacher Education (ITE) includes Subject Pedagogics in Engineering Technology and Design and Communication Graphics. He is also Chief Information Officer of the Technology Education Research Group (TERG).

Research Interests

  • Technology-Mediated Communication
  • ICT-Supported Learning Environments
  • Online, Blended and Flexible Learning

Research Projects

Digital Assessment of Learning through Teacher Adjudication (DALTA), Funded by Irish Research Council

Grading Soft Skills (GRASS), EU Funded, LLP (KA3) (Reference: 543029-LLP-1-2013-1-RS-KA3-KA3MP)

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2016 University of Limerick - Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2012 University of Limerick - Bachelor of Technology & Education

Employment

  • 2016 School of Education, Faculty of Education and Health Sciences, University of Limerick - Lecturer of Technology Education
  • 2012 Department of Design and Manufacturing Technology, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Limerick - Teaching Assistant (Technology Education)

Award

  • 2012 - Faculty of Science and Engineering Summer Research Bursary
  • 2012 - Special Commendation Award for Research in a Final Year Project

Association

  • Registered Teacher, Teaching Council of Ireland
  • Member, Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA)
  • Member, Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI)
  • Member, Educational Research & Methods Division of the ASEE (ERM)
  • Member, Design & Engineering Education Division of the ASEE (DEED)
  • Member, Engineering Design Graphics Division of the ASEE (EDGD)
  • Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO), Technology Education Research Group (TERG)

Books

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Book Chapters

The psychological domain: Enhancing traditional practice in K-12 education

Mr. Adrian O'Connor
Dr. Donal Canty
2016
Hershey, PA
IGI Global
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Edited Books

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Peer Reviewed Journals

The experiential domain: Developing a model for enhancing practice in D&T education

Mr. Adrian O'Connor
Dr. Donal Canty
2016
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Other Journals

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Conference Publications

32nd Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology Conference

Mr. Adrian O'Connor
Dr. Donal Canty
2016
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38th Annual Conference of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland

Mr. Adrian O'Connor
Dr. Donal Canty
2013
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Higher Education in Transformation Symposium

Mr. Adrian O'Connor
2016
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14th Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association

Mr. Adrian O'Connor
Dr. Donal Canty
2013
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16th Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association

Mr. Adrian O'Connor
Dr. Donal Canty
2015
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16th Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association

Mr. Adrian O'Connor
Dr. Donal Canty
2015
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International Conference on Mobile Technology in Teacher Education

Mr. Adrian O'Connor
Dr. Donal Canty
2016
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29th Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology Conference

Mr. Adrian O'Connor
Dr. Donal Canty
2015
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32nd Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology Conference

Mr. Adrian O'Connor
Dr. Donal Canty
2016
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Conference Contributions

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Published Reports

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Editorials

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Book Reviews

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