Dr. Ciaran O'Gallchoir

Dr. Ciaran O'Gallchoir
Lecturer in Educational Leadership
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Ciaran O Gallchoir


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School Placement College Teacher
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E: ciaran.ogallchoir@ul.ie
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Biography

Dr. Ciarán Ó Gallchóir is a Lecturer in Educational Leadership in the School of Education. He is the course director for the Masters of Education in School Leadership (MESL). The MESL programme has an innovative blended learning pedagogical design. The aim of the programme is for students to engage critically and analytically in a research dissertation exploring an area of school leadership. To date, he has published on aspects of School Placement, reflective practice, assessment in higher education and identity development. Currently, he is working on a project that focuses on the integration of a flipped classroom design to online support tutorials in order to complement pre-service teachers’ experiences of School Placement. He is the School of Education Liaison for the HEA PATH Initiative (http://hea.ie/tag/path/) and is a member of the Erasmus+ SUP4PCL project (https://erasmus.sup4pcl.org/). 

Research Interests

His research interests are:
  • Identity, Agency and Symbolic Interactionism
  • Self-Verification and Emotion
  • Initial Teacher Education
  • Diversity within Initial Teacher Education
  • School Placement

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2021 'An Irish perspective on initial teacher education: How teacher educators can respond to an awareness of the absurd'
Ó Gallchóir C.;McGarr O. (2021) 'An Irish perspective on initial teacher education: How teacher educators can respond to an awareness of the absurd'. Educational Philosophy And Theory, [DOI] [Details]
2020 'Exploring pre-service teachers' justifications for one-to-one technology use is schools: implications for initial teacher education'
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C. (2020) 'Exploring pre-service teachers' justifications for one-to-one technology use is schools: implications for initial teacher education'. Technology, Pedagogy And Education, [DOI] [Details]
2020 'Examining supervising field instructors' reporting and assessment of technology use by pre-service teachers on school placement'
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C. (2020) 'Examining supervising field instructors' reporting and assessment of technology use by pre-service teachers on school placement'. Computers & Education, 146 [DOI] [Details]
2020 'The futile quest for honesty in reflective writing: recognising self-criticism as a form of self-enhancement'
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C. (2020) 'The futile quest for honesty in reflective writing: recognising self-criticism as a form of self-enhancement'. Teaching In Higher Education, [DOI] [ULIR Link] [Details]
2019 'My Cooperating Teacher and I: How pre-service teachers story mentorship during School Placement'
Ó Gallchóir, C., O'Flaherty, J. and Hinchion, C. (2019) 'My Cooperating Teacher and I: How pre-service teachers story mentorship during School Placement'. Journal Of Education For Teaching, 45 (4):373-388 [DOI] [Details]
2018 'Identity Development: What I notice about myself as a teacher'
Ó Gallchóir, C., O'Flaherty, J. and Hinchion, C. (2018) 'Identity Development: What I notice about myself as a teacher'. European Journal Of Teacher Education, 41 (2):138-156 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2020 American Educational Research Association (AERA)
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C. (2020) Toward a Taxonomy of Self-Enhancement Techniques in Preservice Teachers' Reflective Writing American Educational Research Association (AERA) San Francisco, U.S.A. (Cancelled), [Details]
2020 American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Marszalek, J.M., Conway, P.F., O'Flaherty, J., Nilsson, J.E., and Ó Gallchóir, C. (2020) Evaluating Social Issues Advocacy in Citizenship Education: Psychometric Robustness in a Fit for Purpose Frame American Educational Research Association (AERA) San Francisco, U.S.A. (Cancelled), [Details]
2019 American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Ó Gallchóir, C. and Shinners-Kennedy, C. (2019) The Other Side of Me: Struggling between Teacher and Sexual Identity American Educational Research Association (AERA) Toronto, Canada, [Details]
2019 European Educational Research Association (EERA:ECER)
Ó Gallchóir, C. and Wilkins, C. (2019) Broadening the Homogenous Scripts of Teacher Education in Ireland: First-time Mature Entrants’ Experiences of Becoming a Teacher European Educational Research Association (EERA:ECER) [Details]
2019 European Educational Research Association (EERA:ECER)
Ó Gallchóir, C. and McGarr, O. (2019) Exploring Teacher Educators' Articulation of Teacher Professionalism with School Placement Assessments European Educational Research Association (EERA:ECER) [Details]
2019 American Educational Research Association (AERA)
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C. (2019) Assessing Educational Technology Use on School Placement: Unearthing the Hidden Messages for Preservice Teachers American Educational Research Association (AERA) Toronto, CA, [Details]
2019 American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Marszalek, J.M., Nilsson, J.E., O'Flaherty, J., Ó Gallchóir, C. and Conway, P.F. (2019) Development of a Short Form of the Social Issues Advocacy Scale-2 (SIAS-2) American Educational Research Association (AERA) Toronto, Canada, [Details]
2018 American Educational Research Association (AERA)
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C. (2018) Exploring pre-service teachers' justifications for technology use: Moving from a discourse of inevitability to critical perspectives American Educational Research Association (AERA) New York, USA, [Details]
2018 International Conference on Mobile Technology in Teacher Education (MITE)
McGarr, O. and Ó Gallchóir, C. (2018) Exploring pre-service teachers' justifications for an iPad technology initiative International Conference on Mobile Technology in Teacher Education (MITE) Galway, Ireland, [Details]
2016 The Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE)
Ó Gallchóir, C. (2016) Identity Making: How student teachers' experience of School Placement shaped their teacher identity The Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Newport, Wales, United Kingdom, [Details]
2014 European Educational Research Association (EERA:ECER)
Ó Gallchóir, C., O'Flaherty, J. and Hinchion, C. (2014) Student teachers storying their professional identities: A content analysis European Educational Research Association (EERA:ECER) Porto, Portugal, [Details]