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

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)

Education

  • 2016 University of Limerick - Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2012 University of Limerick - Bachelor of 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)

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. International Journal Of Technology And Design Education :1-15

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Books

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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. Hershey, PA : IGI Global Optimizing K-12 education through online and blended learning :109-126

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Edited Books

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Other Journals

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Conference Publications

2016

32nd Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology Conference

O'Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2016) 32nd Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology Conference. :368-377

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2016

Higher Education in Transformation Symposium

O'Connor, A., Buckley, J., Seery, N., & Cleveland-Innes., M. (2016) Higher Education in Transformation Symposium.

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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.

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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. :419-428

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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.

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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.

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2015

29th Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology Conference

O'Connor, A., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2015) 29th Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology Conference. :335-342

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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.

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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.

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Conference Contributions

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Editorials

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Book Reviews

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Other Publications

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