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National Institute for Digital Learning

Research Outputs

Members of the Digital Learning Research Network are active in a wide range of research and development projects in the areas of digital, blended and online learning and every year produce an impressive number of publications and scholarly outputs.

2017 Outputs

Brown, M. (2017). Old debates, unanswered questions, better futures (pp. v-viii). Preface in A. Marcus-Quinn & T. Hourigan (Eds.), Handbook on digital learning for K12 schools. Switzerland: Springer. 

Brown, M. (2017). How far will IT go? Could AL one day replace teachers? Invited presentation at Learning Tech Labs, The Vault at Dogpatch Labs, CHQ Building, Dublin, 12th January. 

2016 Outputs

Bleach, J., & Bruce Ferguson, P. (2016). Why do networks matter? Presentation to Integrating the Personal and Political in Professional Practice, Collaborative Action Research Network International Conference, Lincoln, U.K., 11 - 13 November.

Blin, F. (2016). Towards an ‘ecological’ CALL theory: theoretical perspectives and their instantiation in CALL research (Chapter 3). In F. Farr & L. Murray (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of language learning and technology. London: Routledge.

Blin, F., Jalkanen, J., & Taalas, P. (2016). Sustainable CALL development (Chapter 16). In F. Farr & L. Murray (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of language learning and technology. London: Routledge.

Brown, M. (2016). MOOCs as social practice: A kaleidoscope of perspectives (pp.31-41). In E. De Corte, L. Enwall, & U. Teichler (Eds.). From Books to MOOCs? Emerging models of learning and teaching in higher education. Wenner-Gren International Series, 88. London: Portland Press.

Brown, M. (2016). Beyond the digital horizon: new learning platforms, old technology debates (Junhong Xiao trans.). Distance Education in China, 10, 5-13.

Brown, M. (2016). Supporting the life-long learning agenda: The force of technology-enhanced learning awakens. Keynote address at Working Towards a Best-in-Class Further Education and Training Services for 21st Century Ireland. Further Education & Training Conference, 23 November.

Brown, M. (2016). Planes, trains and automobiles: Which way to the future? Keynote presentation at Consortium of National and University Libraries (CONUL), Annual Seminar, Dublin, 10th November.

Brown, M. (2016). Reflections on major themes: Weaving together the generations. Closing presentation at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Brown, M. (2016). EMPOWER online learning leadership academy. Invited Plenary presentation at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Universita Telematica, Rome, Italy, 21st October.

Brown, M. (2016). New moves for new times: Dancing towards the future. Invited keynote presentation at Transforming Learning Conference, Swinburne University, Melbourne, 13th September.

Brown, M. (2016). Walking through the valley of the shadow of the MOOC. Invited presentation at International MOOC Colloquium: The MOOC identity. Capri, Italy, 3rd September.

Brown, M. (2016). Scary monsters and super creeps: Collaborating with the enemy. Invited COIL Fischer keynote, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 9th August.

Brown, M. (2016). The story of distance education: The future is not what it used to be. Invited presentation at Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. 8th June.

Brown, M. (2016). Learning analytics: A messy research construct. Invited presentation at Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. 9th June.

Brown, M. (2016). The future is not what it used to be: A mingled yarn of good and ill together. Invited presentation at IT Carlow, Carlow. 20th May.

Brown, M. (2016). The unbundling of higher education: A tale of two valleys. Keynote presentation at 5th HEA Forward-Look Forum, "Unbundling of Higher Education: What are the Implications and Opportunities for Ireland?" Dublin, 19th May.

Brown, M. (2016). The story of digital learning: The future is not what it used to be. Invited keynote presentations at Aalborg University, Aalborg and Copenhagen, Denmark, 11th & 12th May.

Brown, M, (2016). Taking the hype out of the hype cycle. Eden President’s Blog, 20th April.

Brown, M, (2016). Reimagining higher education: A global perspective. Invited presentation at Ashford University, San Diego, 1st April.

Brown, M, (2016). The digital learning revolution: Exploring the gap between rhetoric and reality. Colloquium Series, Institute for the Science of Teaching and Learning, Arizona State University (ASU), Phoenix, 30th March.

Brown, M. (2016). Seize the moment: Make the future extraordinary. Keynote presentation at Computers in Education Society Ireland (CESI) Conference, Dublin City University, 27th February.

Brown, M., Brunton, J., Costello, E., Delaney, L., & Fox, S. (2016). Making better choices: Self-regulative tools for flexible learner successIn Proceedings of Global Learn 2016 (pp. 502-506). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Limerick, Ireland, 28th April.

Brown, M., & Costello, E. (2016). MOOCs in the Republic of Ireland: A gap in the policy landscape (pp.67-73). In D. Jansen & L. Konings (Eds.). European policy response on MOOC opportunities. Overview of papers representing a European policy response on MOOC opportunities as presented during the HOME policy forum in Brussels, 28th June.

Brown, M., Costello, E., Butler, D., Donlon, E., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2016). Thinking strategically about MOOCs: Developing an institutional response. Paper at e-Learning Africa Conference, Cairo, Egypt, 26th May 2016.

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2016). Shaping the future: The DCU Open Academy initiative. Presentation at Ed Tech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 26th May.

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., Farrelly, T., Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2016). Ciphered or shared? Questioning the role of the digital in opening up education. Digital Learning Symposium at Educational Studies Association of Ireland, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway, 2nd April.

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2016). The Open Academy initiative: Fostering an innovation culture with a local flavour. Presentation at Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALT-C), Connect, Collaborate, Create, University of Warwick, 6th September.

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2016). MOOCs in the news: The 'real' story behind the Irish story. In Proceedings of Global Learn 2016 (pp. 337-345). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Limerick, Ireland, 28th April.

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2016). Images of openness: A kaleidoscope of competing discourses. Paper at OER16: Open Cultures, Edinburgh, 20th April. 

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2016). Moodle in the age of the MOOC: The DCU Open Academy initiative. Paper at MoodleMoot Ireland UK 2016, London: 23rd March.

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., Nic Giolla Mhichil, M., & Kirwan, C. (2016). Story of MOOCs in the Irish media: Hold the front page (pp.26-35). In D. Jensen & L. Konings (Eds.). MOOCs in Europe: Overview of papers representing a collective European response on MOOCs as presented during the HOME conference in Rome November 2015. Maastricht, The Netherlands: European Association for Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU).

Brown, M., Costello, E., Lynn, T., & Nair, B. (2016). BidEdData: The MOOC story deconstructed. Synergy paper at the European Distance and e-Learning Network (EDEN) conference, Budapest, 15th June.

Brown, M., Costello, E., & McKenna, A. (2016). Supporting new modes of teaching with technology: The role of institutional benchmarking. Presentation at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Universita Telematica, Rome, Italy, 20th October.

Brown, M., Costello, E., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2016). A strategic response to MOOCs: What role should governments play? Paper at ASCILITE 2016 conference: In S. Baker, S. Dawson, A. Pardo, & C. Colvin (Eds.), Show me the learningProceedings of the International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (pp.86-96), Adelaide, 30th November.

Brown, M., Costello, E., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2016). The Irish online learning landscape: A critical tour through the valley of the shadow of the MOOC. Paper at 9th European Distance and eLearning Network (EDEN) Research Workshop, Oldenburg, Germany, 6th October.

Brown, M., & Gormley, P. (2016). Critical reflections on the Irish horizons report: What did we learn from the experience? Concise paper at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Brown, M., Glynn, G., Gormley, C., & Doyle, J. (2016). Learning21: Shaping the future. Synergy paper at the European Distance and e-Learning Network (EDEN) conference, Budapest, 17th June.

Brown, M., O'Hara, J., McNamara, J., & Poole, P. (2016). Factors affecting the introduction of digital portfolios in Irish education. Concise paper at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Bruce Ferguson, P. (2016). Living, learning, leading - reflections on an action researched life. Presentation to Integrating the Personal and Political in Professional Practice, Collaborative Action Research Network International Conference, Lincoln, U.K., 11 - 13 November

Bruce Ferguson, P. (2016). Reflections on action research group Ireland symposium. Blog on www.eari.ie posted  5th July.

Bruce Ferguson, P., with Glenn, M., McDonagh, C., Roche, M., & Sullivan, B. (2016). Creating connections in action research. Presentation to Action Research Group Ireland Symposium, University College Dublin, 1st July.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Cleary, A., Costello, E., Delaney, L., Fox, S., Gilligan, J., O’Regan, L., & Ward, J. (2016). Developing a suite of flexible learner transition tools: The student success toolbox project. In Remenyi, D. (Ed.). e-Learning excellence awards: An anthology of case studies 2016. Reading, UK: Academic Publishing International. 

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Cleary, A., Costello, E., Delaney, L., Fox, S., Gilligan, J., O’Regan, L., & Ward, J. (2016). Student success toolbox for flexible learners: Supporting transitions from thinking about study to the first weeks. Effective Practice Award Discovery Session at OLC Accelerate: Accelerating Online Learning Worldwide. Orlando, Florida. 18th November.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Cleary, A., Costello, E., Delaney, L., Fox, S., Gilligan, J., O’Regan, L., & Ward, J. (2016). Developing a suite of flexible learner transition tools - the student success toolbox project. 15th European Conference on eLearning (ECEL), Prague, 27th October.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Cleary, A., Costello, E., Delaney, L., Fox, S., Galvin, C., Gilligan, J., O’Regan, L., & Ward, J. (2016). Lost in transition: A report on enabling success for flexible learners. Dublin: Dublin City University. 

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Cleary, A., Costello, E., Delaney, L., Fox, S., Gilligan, J., & O’Regan, L. (2016). How to support an effective transition process for flexible learners using digital readiness tools: A workshop. Workshop at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 26th May.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Clinch, G., Costello, E., Farrelly, T., Gilligan, J., Murphy, A. (2016). Teaching for Transitions: Reflecting on three nationally funded projects that developed digital tools to facilitate transitions into Higher Education. Conference Proceedings of The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference (pp.661-673), Rome, Italy, 20th October.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., Cleary, A., Delaney, L., Fox, S., Gilligan, J., O'Regan, L. & Ward J. (2016). Staying the distance: Using digital readiness tools to support effective transitions into higher education for flexible learners. Poster at ASCILITE 2016 conference: In S. Baker, S. Dawson, A. Pardo, & C. Colvin (Eds.), Show me the learningProceedings of the International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (pp. 97-98), Adelaide, 28th November.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., Delaney, L., & Fox, S. (2016). ‘Begun Is two-thirds done’: Giving flexible learners a head start with a suite of online transition tools for supporting student success in higher education. Presentation at OLC Accelerate: Accelerating Online Learning Worldwide. Orlando, Florida. 17th November.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., Delaney, L. (2016). Student success toolbox - Supporting transitions from thinking about study to the first few weeks. Synergy paper at the European Distance and e-Learning Network (EDEN) conference, Budapest, 15th June.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., Delaney, L. & Fox, S. (2016). Digital readiness tools for use in supporting flexible learner transition into higher education. Poster at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., Delaney, L., & Fox, S. (2016). Making and sharing OERs that faciliate successful transition into higher education for flexible learners. Paper at OER16: Open Cultures, Edinburgh, 20th April. 

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., Delaney, L., & Fox, S. (2016). Creating a toolbox of OERs to faciliate flexible learner transition into higher education: A collaborative project between four Irish higher education institutions. Paper at Open Education Global Conference, Krakow, 12th April.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., Farrell, O., & Mahon, C., (2016). Head Start Online: A MOOC for effectively supporting flexible learner transition into higher education. Poster at ASCILITE 2016 conference: In S. Baker, S. Dawson, A. Pardo, & C. Colvin (Eds.), Show me the learning. Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (pp. 99-101), Adelaide, 28th November.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., & Farrell, O. (2016). A MOOC to facilitate flexible learner transition into higher education - Head Start Online: first steps to flexible study. Concise paper at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., & Farrell, O. (2016). ‘A good start is half the work’: Developing a MOOC to aid flexible learner transition into higher education. Conference Proceedings of The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference (pp.570-577), Rome, Italy, 21st October.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., Farrell, O., & Mahon, C. (2016). Head start online: Thinking about, or preparing for, flexible study. Paper at 9th European Distance and eLearning Network (EDEN) Research Workshop, Oldenburg, Germany, 5th October.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., & Walsh, E. (2016). Designing and developing a programme focused assessment strategy: A case study. Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, 31 (2), 1-12.

Butler, D. (2016). Students need to have skills for life and for work in the 21st century. What teacher professional learning is needed? Microsoft’s European School Leaders Seminar, Cardinal Place, London, 22nd January.

Butler, D., Brown, M., & Mac Críosta, G. (2016). Telling the story of MindRising: Minecraft, mindfulness and meaningful learning. Paper in proceedings of ICEdTech16, International Conference on Educational Technologies, Melbourne, 8th December.

Butler, D., Brown, M., & Mac Críosta, G. (2016). Minecraft and digital learning: Building a research culture. Concise paper at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Butler, D., Hallissy, M., Donlon, E., Leahy, M., Hurley, J., & Brown, M. (2016). 21CLD MOOC: A triarchic response to teacher professional learning. Presentation at Ed Tech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 26th May.

Butler, D., Leahy, M., Hallissy, M., & Brown, M. (2016). Scaling a model of teacher professional learning - To MOOC or not to MOOC? Paper in proceedings of ICEdTech16, International Conference on Educational Technologies, Melbourne, 8th December.

Butler, D., Leahy, M., Hallissy, M., & Brown, M. (2016). Embedding classroom practice in a 21st Century learning design (21CLD) MOOC framework. Poster at ASCILITE 2016 conference: In S. Baker, S. Dawson, A. Pardo, & C. Colvin (Eds.), Show me the learning. Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (pp. 102-104), Adelaide, 28th November.

Byrne, E., Donaldson, L., Manda-Taylor, L., Brugha, B., Matthews, A., MacDonald, S., Mwapasa, V., Petersen, M., & Walsh, A. (2016). The use of technology enhanced learning in health research capacity development: lessons from a cross country research partnership. Globalization and Health, 12:19, 1-14.

Costello, E., Binesh, N., Brown, M., Zhang, J., Giolla-Mhichíl, M.N., Donlon, E. & Lynn, T. (2016). Social media #MOOC mentions: Lessons for MOOC mentions from analysis of Twitter data. Paper at ASCILITE 2016 conference. In S. Baker, S. Dawson, A. Pardo, & C. Colvin (Eds.), Show me the learningProceedings of the International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (pp.157-162), Adelaide, 29th November.

Costello, E., Brown, M., Donlon, E., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2016). Land of the learning giants: The rise of MOOCs. Paper as part of Digital Learning Symposium at Educational Studies Association of Ireland, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway, 2nd April.

Costello, E., Brown, M., Donlon, E., Nair, B., Nic Giolla Mhichil, M., Lynn, T., Zhang, J., & Perris, K. (2016). Towards a research agenda of MOOCs in Twitter through analysis of a large dataset. Presentation at Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALT-C), Connect, Collaborate, Create, University of Warwick, 8th September.

Costello, E., Brown, M., Donlon, E., Ward, M., & Butler, D. (2016). Massive open online coding: Exploring the role of MOOCs for post-primary computing education in Ireland. Science and Mathematics Education Conference (SMEC), St Patrick's College, Dublin City University, 16th June.

Costello, E., Brown, M., & Holland, J. (2016). What questions are MOOCs asking? An evidence-based investigation. Paper at European MOOCs Stakeholders Summit, Graz, 24th February.

Costello, E., Brunton, J., & Brown, M. (2016). Before we begin: Guiding learner expectations via a preparatory MOOC. Paper at MoodleMoot Ireland UK 2016, London: 23rd March.

Costello, E., Brunton, J., Farrell, O., & Brown, M. (2016). Rising to the challenge of flexible learner transition: A pre-induction socialisation MOOC initiative. Presentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

Costello, E., Donlon, E., Farrelly, T., Brown, M., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2016). Building digital bridges: A special interest group in digital learning of the Education Studies Association of Ireland. Presentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

Costello, E., Hallissy, M., & O’Keeffe, N.  (2016). Your turn to talk: Participant beliefs of synchronous classroom interaction. Presentation at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Universita Telematica, Rome, Italy, 19th October.

Costello, E., Lynn, T., Brown, M., Nair, B., Nic Giolla Mhichíl, M., & Zhang, J. (2016). An exploration of #MOOC networks and their stories. Presentation at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Universita Telematica, Rome, Italy, 20th October.

Costello, E., Lynn, T., Brown, M., Nair, B., Donlon, E., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2016). Rising or falling? Tracing MOOC trends in social media. Presentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 26th May.

Delaney, L. (2016). Using case study methodology to explore the relationship between digital learning and widening university access. Concise paper at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Delaney, L., & Farren, M. (2016). No 'self' left behind? Part-time distance learning university graduate: social class, gender graduate identity and employability. Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, 31 (3), 194-208.

Delaney, L. & Farren, M. (2016). Digital learning: an important ingredient in equity of access to university. Paper presented at ASCILITE 2016 conference: In S. Baker, S. Dawson, A. Pardo, & C. Colvin (Eds.), Show me the learning. Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (pp. 99-101), Adelaide, 28th November.

Donaldson, L. (2016). Welcome to the m-assessment quiz show. Presentation at Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALT-C), Connect, Collaborate, Create, University of Warwick, 6th September.

Donaldson, L. (2016). M-assessment quiz show. Presentation at Ed Tech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

Donaldson, L. (2016). M-enabling formative assessment. Paper at Computers in Education Society Ireland (CESI) Conference, Dublin City University, 27th February.

Donaldson, L., & Glynn, M. (2016). Computing, chemistry and business... Oh my! Learning technology is everywhere. Presentation at Ed Tech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

Donaldson, L., Glynn, M., Harding, N., & Maguire, M. (2016). Computing, chemistry and business... Oh my! Learning technology is everywhere. Presentation at Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALT-C), Connect, Collaborate, Create, University of Warwick, 6th September.

Donlon, E. (2016). Open education. Presentation at Learning Tech Labs, Dublin City University, 19th October. 

Donlon, E. (2016). The wisdom of the crowd: A crowdsourcing approach to compiling a directory of teaching and learning tools. Presentation at Ed Tech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

Donlon, E., Brown, M., & Costello, E. (2016). Power of the crowd: The promise and the potential of crowdsourcing in education. Paper at ASCILITE 2016 conference. In S. Baker, S. Dawson, A. Pardo, & C. Colvin (Eds.), Show me the learningProceedings of the International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (pp.206-211), Adelaide, 30th November.

Donlon, E., Brown, M., & Costello, E. (2016). Harnessing the crowd: Framing a research agenda. Concise paper at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Donlon, E., Brown. M., & Costello, E. (2016). Why the many are smarter than the few: Applications and aspirations of crowdsourcing for education. Presentation at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Universita Telematica, Rome, Italy, 20th October.

Donlon, E., Brown, M., & Costello, E. (2016). Virtual learning environments: Locking in learning or opening educational opportunities? Paper as part of Digital Learning Symposium at Educational Studies Association of Ireland, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway, 2nd April.

Farrell, O. (2016). Developing Criticality using an Eportfolio. Concise paper at the Mahara UK Virtual Hui. 18th November.

Farrell, O. (2016). The next generation of online learning: How can digital portfolios enhance the nature of the learning experience and the development of criticality among flexible learners? Concise paper at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Farrell, O. (2016). Opening minds with eportfolios: How can eportfolios enhance the nature of the learning experience and the development of criticality among flexible learners? Paper at ePIC 2016 Conference, Bologana, 27th October.

Farrell, O (2016). My Top 10 Tel Tools for Teaching. Presentation at Dublin Business School (DBS) Teaching Day. 6th September.

Farrell, O. (2016). If e-portfolios are so amazing, why don't we all have one? Presentation at Ed Tech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 26th May.

Farrell, O. (2016). Critical thinking and ePortfolios (with a Mahara focus). Presentation at Eportfolios in Ireland, What now? Where next? Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, 21st March.

Farrell, O., & Brunton, J. (2016). Using online primary sources to foster historical thinking. In G. Ubachs & L Konings (Eds.), Conference Proceedings of The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference (pp.442-447), Rome, Italy, 19th October.

Farrell, O., & Brunton, J. (2016). Fostering historical thinking with digitised primary sources. Presentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

Farrelly, T., & Costello, E. (2016). Open educational resources: Open for business or closing down sale? Paper as part of Digital Learning Symposium at Educational Studies Association of Ireland, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway, 2nd April.

Farrelly, T., O’Grady, M., Raftery, D., Risquez, A., Mcavinia, C., Harding, N., Costello, E., Ryan, D., McSweeney, D., & Logan-Phelan, T. (2016). VLEs - what lecturers want and do. Presentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

Foley, C., & Brown, M. (2016). Gaming the system: Reflections on formative approaches to academic integrity. Presentation at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Universita Telematica, Rome, Italy, 20th October.

Glynn, M. (2016). Why the VLE is not dead in DCU. Presentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 26th May.

Glynn, M., & Hyland, J. (2016). Embedding core skills the easy way.  Presentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

Glynn, M., Gormley, C., Brown, M., & Doyle, J. (2016). New approaches to old learning spaces. Presentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

Glynn, M., & Henrick, G. (2016). How Blended are your programmes? Paper at MoodleMoot Ireland UK 2016, London: 23rd March.

Gormley, C., Glynn, M., Brown, M., & Doyle, J. (2016). Mobile learning spaces for a mobile generation: Redesigning the classroom. 15th European Conference on eLearning (ECEL), Prague, 27th October.

Gormley, C., O'Keeffe, M., & Bruce Ferguson, P. (2016). Exploring the impact of small-scale accredited professional development. Presentation at Learning Innovation Network (LIN) and Student Led Learning (SLL) Symposium, Dublin, 27th October.

Hallissy, M., O’Keffee, N., & Costello, E. (2016). Great expectations: Bridging gaps in live online learning. Presentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

Henrick, G., de Raadt, M., & Costello, E. (2016). The potential for using Moodle to deliver the content, facilitation, assessment and reporting of a MOOC. Paper at MoodleMoot Ireland UK 2016, London: 24th March.

Holland, J., Clarke, E., & Glynn, M. (2016). Out of sight, out of mind: Do repeating students overlook online course components? Anatomical Sciences Education, 9 (3), 

Kirwan, C. (2016). Teaching computational thinking to Irish post-primary school students: A doctoral study in progress. Concise paper at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Lederman, D., with Anderson, T., Brown, M., Shea, P., & Swan, K. (2016). What do we know about online learning? The current and possible future state of online learning research. Panel discussion at OLC Accelerate: Accelerating Online Learning Worldwide. Orlando, Florida. 17th November.

Logan, A., & Stone, S. (2016). What's up with Whats App. Rapid fire presentation at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Logan, A., & Stone, S. (2016). Education as public good: Faciliating student participation, engagement and learning in the sychronous online classroom. Paper at Educational Studies Association of Ireland, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway, 2nd April.

Lynn, T., Nair, B., Gourinovitch, A., Brown, M., & Costello, E. (2016). On-message out-of-class: An exploration in to the effect of message source credibility and message content on student engagement on Twitter. Concise paper at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Lynn, T., Hunt, G., Nair, B., & Lyons, R. (2016). Towards an online reciprocal peer learning dashboard. Presentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

Mac Griosta, G., Butler, D., & Brown, M. (2016). MindRising16: From blockheads to grayheads. 6th Irish Conference on Game-Based Learning (IGBL 2016). Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 1st September.

Nic Giolla Mhichil, M., Brown, M., Costello, E., & Donlon, E. (2016). Researching usability and design in the Irish 101 MOOC. Presentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

Nic Giolla Mhichil, M., Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., & Kirwan, C. (2016). Irish 101 - Incorporating cultural and strategic drivers. Paper at OER16: Open Cultures, Edinburgh, 19th April. 

Nic Giolla Mhichil, M., Brown, M., Costello, E, Donlon, E., Kirwan, C. Gormley, C., & O Ciardubhain, C., (2016). Classifying the Irish 101 LMOOC. Paper in published Proceedings of the European MOOCs Stakeholders Summit, Graz, 24th February.

Nic Giolla Mhichíl, M., Ó Cléircín, G., & Beirne, E. (2016). LMOOCs? Language learning MOOCs – First steps and growing pains. Concise paper at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Nic Giolla Mhichil, M., Ó Ciardúbháin, C., Brown, M., & Gormley, C. (2016). Engaging a diaspora: Representing an Irish Language and culture in the Irish 101 MOOC. Paper at American Conference for Irish Studies: The worlding of Irish studies, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, 2nd April.

O’Brien, R., Brunton, J., Costello, E., & Farrell, O. (2016). Developing a MOOC: My journey. Presentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

O’Keeffe, M. (2016). Exploring higher education professionals’ use of Twitter for learning: issues of participation. Critical Perspectives on ‘Openness’ in Higher Education. Society for Research in Higher Education (SRHE) London, 18th November.

O’Keeffe, M. (2016). Exploring higher education professionals’ use of Twitter for learning. Irish Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 2 (1), 1-16.

O'Keeffe, M. (2016). Twitter for professional learning: Myths and realities. Concise paper at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

O'Keeffe, M. (2016). Exploring higher education professionals' use of Twitter for learning. Doctor of Education Thesis, Institute of Education, University College London, London.

O’Keeffe, M. (2016). Twitter an ego boosting echo chamber or a learning tool? Presentation at Ed Tech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 26th May.

O'Regan, L., & Farrell, O. (2016). Feedback approaches for first year. Workshop at DCU Teaching & Learning Day. 16th September.

O’Regan, L., Brown, M., Maguire, M., Harding, N., Walsh, E., Gallagher, G., & McDermott, G. (2016). Assessment feedback practice in first year  – Findings from an Irish multi-institutional project. Poster at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

O'Regan, L., Harding, N., Brown, M., Maguire, M., Munro, M., McDermott, G., Ryan, S., Farrell, O., Cranny, D., Gallaher, G., & McKevitt, C. (2016). Y1 Feedback - the story so far: Progress and reflections from an Irish multi-institutional learning and teaching enhancement project. The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (AISHE-J), 8 (3), 2991-29914.

O'Regan, L., Harding, N., Brown, M., Maguire, M., Munro, M., Gallagher, G., McDermott, G., Ryan, S., Cranny, D., McKevitt, C., & Farrell, O.  (2016). Y1 feedback: Technology-enabled approaches for first year. Presentation at Ed Tech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

O'Regan, L., Munro, M., Brown, M., Maguire, M & Harding, N. (2016). Show me the feedback: A multi-institutional project exploring technology-enabled feedback approaches for first year. Paper at ASCILITE 2016 conference: In S. Baker, S. Dawson, A. Pardo, & C. Colvin (Eds.), Show me the learningProceedings of the International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (pp. 476-480), Adelaide, 29th November.

 O'Regan, L., Munro, M., Brown, M., Harding, N., &  Maguire, M. (2016). Y1 Feedback: Enhancing feedback in first year using digital technologies. Synergy paper at the European Distance and e-Learning Network (EDEN) conference, Budapest, 15th June.

O'Regan, L., Munro, M., Maguire, M., Harding, N., Brown, M., McDermott, G., Gallagher, G., Cranny, D., McKevitt, C., & Ryan, S. (2016). Y1 Feedback: Technology enhanced feedback approaches for first year. Paper at  SEDA Spring Teaching, Learning and Assessment Conference, Edinburgh, 12th May.

O'Reilly, N. (2016). Are we there yet? Why has the virtual learning environment failed to transform teaching? Concise paper at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

O'Reilly, N., Costello, E., & Farrelly, T.  (2016). Lecturer engagement with the virtual learning environment in Dublin City University. Presentation at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Universita Telematica, Rome, Italy, 20th October.

Orellana, A., with Atwell, A., Brown, M., & Jowallah, R. (2016). Town hall international perspectives. Panel discussion at OLC Accelerate: Accelerating Online Learning Worldwide. Orlando, Florida. 18th November.

Pedersen, K.L., & Brown, M. (2016). An exploration of ten quality assurance frameworks: A focus on technology enhanced learning. Newburyport, MA: The Online Learning Consortium.

Regan, L., with Brown, M., Swan, C., Weidemann, C. (2016) Leading the transformation: Emerging Issues. Panel discussion at OLC Accelerate: Accelerating Online Learning Worldwide. Orlando, Florida. 16th November.

Stone, S., & Logan, A. (2016). Does Batman need Superman? The benefits of a multi-disciplinary collaborative approach to supporting student interaction, engagement and learning in an online sychronous classroomPresentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 26th May.

Stone, S., O'Keeffe, M., Gormley, C., Donlon, E., Ferguson, P., Doyle, P., Crean, A., & O'Keeffe, N. (2016). Meitheal - an old word for a new world: The challenges and opportunities of an online community of practice. Presentation at EdTech 2016, ReConstituting TEL: Rising to the Challenge, Annual Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association, Dublin, 27th May.

Vaughan, N., Armatas, C., Zhou, L., Van Vuuren, M., Stenborn, S., Brown, M., MacDonald, D., (2016). Blended learning from design to evaluation: International case studies of evidence-based practice. Presentation at OLC Accelerate: Accelerating Online Learning Worldwide. Orlando, Florida. 17th November.

Ward, M. (2016). Two digital learning challenges at third level: Digital expectations and digital learning fatigue. Concise paper at The Next Generation Digital Learning Research Symposium, Dublin City University, 1st November.

Ward M., & Costello E. (2016). Education reform with technology - Difficult but worth the effort. Global Learn 2016, Limerick, Ireland, 28th April.

2015 Outputs

Bossu, C., Bull, D., & Brown, M. (2015). Enabling open education: A feasibility protocol for Australian higher education (Chapter 5, pp. 41-52).  In C. Bonk, M. Lee, T. Reeves & T. Reynolds (Eds.). MOOCs and open education around the world. London: Routledge.

Brady, M., & O'Reilly, N. (2015). Learning management systems and virtual learning environments: Changing the nature of academic work. Paper presented at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Hagen, FernUniversitat, 29th October.

Brown, M. (2015). Looking over the horizon: New learning platforms, old technology debates (pp.40-48). In B. Mooney (Ed.). Education matters: Shaping Ireland's education landscape. Galway, Ireland: Education Matters.

Brown, M. (2015). From click to brick: What is the future of higher eductaion? Invited [online] presentation for the Rotary Club of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, 16th November.

Brown, M. (2015). Images of the future: Numbers, narratives and nomenclature. Invited presentation at International Symposium: The Future is Now - Open and Distance Universities in Europe. Athens, 5th November.

Brown, M. (2015). MOOCs as social practice: The political ecology of online education. Invited presentation at International MOOC Conference: Where are MOOCs Going? The Future of Distance Learning. University of Naples Federico II, Naples/Capri, 25th September.

Brown, M. (2015). Reframing the networked world: Transformative life-long learning for all. Keynote presentation at 10th European Conference on Technology-enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2015), Design for Teaching and Learning in a Networked World, Toledo, Spain, 17th September.

Brown, M. (2015). Learning futures: Telling tales out of school. Keynote presentation at JMB Education Conference, Digital Technology for Teaching: Innovation, Integration, Invisibility. Croke Park, Dublin, 16th September.

Brown, M. (2015). The NIDL: Listening, linking and leading. Presentation at 1st Irish Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Symposium, Dublin City University, Dublin, 11th September.

Brown, M. (2015). A cross country comparison: The good, bad and ugly of blended learning. Invited [online] presentation at GW4 Alliance Away Day, 14th July. 

Brown, M. (2015). The digital learning revolution: Godsend or gimmick? Keynote presentation at Blending your Learning: Incorporating Technology in your Teaching, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, 25th June.

Brown, M. (2015). Designs for learning: Blending with purpose. Workshop at Blending your Learning: Incorporating Technology in your Teaching, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, 25th June.

Brown, M. (2015). Opportunities and threats of the MOOC movement for Higher Education: A European perspective. Presentation at ‘How Europe Seizes the Opportunities Offered by MOOCs’, HOME Pre-Conference Workshop, European Distance and e-Learning Network (EDEN) Conference, Barcelona, 9th June.

Brown, M. (2015). Looking back over the horizon: Critical reflections on learning futures. Presentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 27th May.

Brown, M. (2015). Scenarios for the future: Reshaping the MOOC landscapeInvited presentation at Emerging Models of Learning and Teaching: From Books to MOOCs? Wenger-Gren Centre, Stockholm, 23rd May.

Brown, M. (2015). Internationalising the curriculum: Teaching and learning for the digital world. Keynote presentation at SEDA Spring Teaching, Learning and Assessment Conference, Internationalising the Curriculum: What does it mean? How can we achieve it? Manchester, 15th May. 

Brown, M. (2015). Empowering European universities in their transition to new modes of teaching and learning. Invited presentation at EADTU-EU Summit 2015: Innovating higher education by new modes of teaching and learning. Brussels, 23rd April.

Brown, M. (2015). Developing a vibrant digital culture: Exploring the question of quality. Invited presentation at Talis Insight 2015, Birmingham, 15th April.

Brown, M. (2015). Learning leadership: Personal insights, lessons and reflections. Invited [online] presentation to Study Tour for Vice-Chancellors, Pakistan, Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver. 27th April.

Brown, M. (2015). Developing a shared vision and goals for digital learning nationally - is this a realistic aspiration/how might it be approached? [Panel Discussion] National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, Dublin, 10th March.

Brown, M. (2015). Making the future: Debates, designs and dilemmas. Keynote address at the International Conference on Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education at the American University of Beirut. Beirut. 7th February.

Brown, M., & Benke, M.  (2015). Global scan in online learning. Workshop facilitated at Instituted for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (IELOL), Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania. 13th August.

Brown. M., & Brunton, J. (2015). Flexible toolbox project. Synergy session at European Distance and e-Learning Network (EDEN) Conference, Barcelona, 11th June.

Brown, M., & Costello, E. (2015). MOOCs in question: Strategic insights from two institutional experiences. In D. Jansen & A. Teixeira, A. (Eds). Position papers for European cooperation on MOOCs, European Association for Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU), 130-148.

Brown, M., & Costello, E. (2015). Why adopt MOOCs? Defining institutional drivers. Presentation at Opening Up Education: National MOOC Symposium, Dublin City University, Dublin, 1st May.

Brown, M., Costello, E., & Donlon, E. (2015). The VLE and open education: Problems, potentials and practicalities. Paper presented at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Hagen, FernUniversitat, 29th October.

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2015). A strategic response to MOOCs: How one European university is approaching the challenge. International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 16, (6), 98-115.

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2015). Why institutions adopt MOOCs: Breaking down traditional barriers or reproducing privilege. Paper at Shaping the Future of Learning Together, Association for Learning Technology Annual Conference (ALT-C), Manchester, 8th September. 

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., & Nic Giolla Mhichil, M. (2015). The many shades of MOOCs: An analysis of high level strategic drivers. Presentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 28th May.

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., Nic Giolla Mhichil, M., & Kirwan, C. (2015). Hold the front page: The story of MOOCs in the Irish media. Invited paper at WOW Conference: Europe Embraces MOOCs, Rome Italy, 30th November.

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., Nic Giolla Mhichil, M., & Kirwan, C. (2015). MOOCs in the media: The story behind the story. Paper presented at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Hagen, FernUniversitat, 29th October.

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E., Nic Giolla Mhichil, M., & Kirwan, C. (2015). What to do about MOOCs: Beyond the fear of missing out. Paper at the European Distance and e-Learning Network (EDEN) Conference, Barcelona, 9th June.

Brown, M., Costello, E., Donlon, E.,  Nic Giolla Mhichil, M., & Kirwan, C. (2015). MOOCs in Irish media: Messages behind the story. Presentation at Opening Up Education: National MOOC Symposium, Dublin City University, Dublin, 1st May.

Brown, M., Donohue, F., Doyle, J., Glynn, M., & Spillane, I.  (2015). New generation learning spaces: Investing in the digital campus. Presentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 28th May.

Brown, M., & Gormley, P. (2015). Looking to the future: Lessons from the Horizon Report for Irish higher education.Paper presented at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Hagen, FernUniversitat, 30th October.

Brown, M., & Gormley, P. (2015). Thinking about the future: Reflections on the all Ireland Horison Report. Paper at Shaping the Future of Learning Together, Association for Learning Technology Annual Conference (ALT-C), Manchester, 8th September.

Brown, M., Hughes, H., & Delaney, L. (2015). Giving voice to distance learners: Methodological decisions and challenges. Special issue of the European Journal of Open, Distance and E-learning (EURODL), Best of EDEN RW8, 170-185.

Brown, M., Hughes, H., Keppell, M., Hard, N., & Smith L. (2015). Stories from students in their first semester of distance learning. International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 16 (4), 1-17.

Bruce Ferguson, P. (2015) Building national and international action research communities of practice (pp. 109-122). In  J. Kearney & M. Todhunter (eds.), Lifelong action learning and research. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Bruce Ferguson, P. (2015) Reviewers’ comments (pp. xvii - xviii).  In O. Zuber-Skerritt, L. Wood, &  I. Louw, .(eds.). A participatory paradigm for an engaged scholarship in higher education. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers

Bruce Ferguson, P. (2015). ALARA events: Facilitating cross-cultural understanding. Invited symposium presentation to ALARA 9th Action Learning Action Research and 13th Participatory Action Research World Congress, Collaborative and Sustainable Learning for a Fairer World: Rhetoric or Reality? 4-7 November, Pretoria, South Africa.

Bruce Ferguson, P. (2015). How to strengthen the rigour of action research: reflections from the field. Presentation to 3rd Network for Educational Action Research in Ireland group, St Patrick’s College, Thurles, Tipperary, 12th September.

Bruce Ferguson, P. (2015). (Review of the book The courage to teach by Palmer, P.J. (2007) San Francisco: Wiley). Educational Journal of Living Theories, Vol. 8, Issue 1,, pp. 99-100.Available from http://ejolts.net/node/245

Bruce Ferguson, P. (2015). (Review of the book Let your life speak: Listening for the voice of vocation by Palmer, P.J. (1999) San Francisco: Jossey Bass). Educational Journal of Living Theories, Vol. 8, Issue 1,  pp. 101-102. Available from http://ejolts.net/node/245

Bruce Ferguson, P. (2015). Who am I who teaches? In Educational Journal of Living Theories, Vol 8, Issue 1, pp. 49-66. Available from http://ejolts.net/node/245

Bruce Ferguson, P. (2015). Foreword. In E. Piggot-Irvine, Goal Pursuit in Education Using Focused Action Research. New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Bruce Ferguson, P., with Gjɸtterud, S., Delong, J., Inan, H., & Salyers, S. (2015). Building transnational, cross-cultural skills through an online, open reviewed journal (pp.146-160). In N. Wright & D. Forbes (Eds.), Digital smarts enhancing learning and teaching. Hamilton: Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, University of Waikato.

Brunton, J. (2015). Use these digital readiness/preparation tools to support your new flexible learners! Poster presented at the 45th Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, 25th November.

Brunton, J. (2015). The programme-level, strategic design and development of undergraduate psychology assessments. Poster presented at the 45th Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, 25th November.

Brunton, J. (2015). Learning at your leisure with distance and online learning. Public Seminar delivered at the 2015 Which Course Expo, RDS, Dublin, 5th September

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., Delaney, L., & Fox, S.,& Lonergan, N. (2015). Toolbox for flexible learners: Supporting student success in the transition to higher education.Presentation at working meeting of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) Teaching and Learning Steering Committee, Aveiro, Portugal, 2nd October.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., Delaney, L., Fox, S., Galvin, C., & Lonergan, N. (2015). Free, focused and flexible: A suite of online transition tools for supporting student success. Paper presented at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Hagen, FernUniversitat, 29th October.

Brunton, J., Brown. M., Costello, E., Delaney, L., Fox, S., Galvin, C., & Lonergan, N. (2015). Digital readiness tools for use in supporting flexible learners: A research and development transitions project. Presentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 28th May.

Brunton, J., Brown, M., Costello, E., Delaney, L., & Fox, S. (2015). Student success toolbox: Digital tools for use in supporting flexible learners. Poster presented at OER15, 14th April, Cardiff.

Brunton, J., & Lonergan, N. (2015). Student success toolbox for flexible learners: Supporting transitions from thinking about study to the first weeks. Presentation at 2014 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Review Day, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Wood Quay, Dublin, 23rd June.

Brunton, J., & Walsh,E. (2015). Assessing ‘off-campus’ psychology students: Strategic design and development of psychology assessments from a programmelevel perspective. Presentation at the Northern Ireland Branch of the British Psychological Society Annual Conference, Armagh, 21st May.

Butler, D. (2015). Self-determined teacher learning: A model of teacher professional development for the twenty first century. In D. Butler, K. Marshall & M. Leahy (Eds.). Shaping the Future: How technology can lead to educational transformation. Dublin: The Liffy Press.

Butler, D. (2015). Learning in a digital era: Incremental progress or fundamental change in thinking and practice? Invited keynote presentation at Finnish National Board of Education Conference, 7-8 December, Helsinki, Finland.

Butler, D. (2015). Invited Panel chaired by Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan, Education as a Gateway or Roadblock: Shaping the Youth of tomorrow, Teachers Skills Forum, King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center, Dead Sea, Jordan, 6th December.

Butler, D. (2015). Digital Storytelling, Teachers Skills Forum. King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center, Dead Sea, Jordan, 5th December.

Butler, D. (2015). Using BeeBots to Develop Problem-solving Strategies, Geometric Thinking and Oral Language in Early Years’ Classrooms. Teachers Skills Forum, King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center, Dead Sea, Jordan, 5th December.

Butler, D. (2015). 21st Century Learning Design (21CLD). Pre-Conference full day Institute, King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center, Dead Sea, Jordan, 4th December.

Butler, D. (2015). The Digital Strategy: Implications for Schools and beyond. Dublin eLearning Summer School, Dublin Institute of Technology, Aungier Street Campus, Dublin, 25th June.

Butler, D. (2015). New Pedagogies and New Learning Challenge. Keynote address at the Finnish National Board of Education. Development School Network national seminar, Helsinki, Finland, 11th May.

Butler, D. (2015).  Embedding the development and assessment of ‘key skills’ into the use of ePortfolios. ePortfolio International Conference, Dublin Castle, Dublin, 22nd April.

Butler, D. (2015). Promoting Equitable Access to 21st Century Skills: Global and Local Designs for Professional Learning Symposium (discussant). American Educational Research Association Conference, Chicago, 19th April.

Butler, D. (2015). Building Skills: The role of skills development in Education. Keynote address at British Council sponsored International Conference, Athens, Greece, 27th March.

Butler, D., & Leahy, M. (2015). Towards the development of a new Digital Strategy for Schools in Ireland. In D. Slykhuis & G. Marks (Eds.),Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 1355-1360). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Butler, D., & Leahy, M. (2015). Developing a vision and moving forward. In D. Butler, K. Marshall & M. Leahy (Eds.). Shaping the Future: How technology can lead to educational transformation. Dublin: The Liffy Press.

Butler, D., & Leahy, M. (2015). Moving towards innovation: The development of a sustainable framework for teacher professional learning. In D. Butler, K. Marshall & M. Leahy (Eds.). Shaping the Future: How technology can lead to educational transformation. Dublin: The Liffy Press.

Butler, D., Marshall, K., & Leahy, M. (Eds.). (2015). Shaping the future: How technology can lead to educational transformations. Dublin: The Liffy Press.

Conlon, S., & Glynn, M., (2015). Voting on Moodle: a sustainable approach to Students Union elections. Presentation at Ireland & UK MoodleMoot, DCU 11-14th May.

Cooch, M., Foster M., Costello, E. (2014). Our MOOC with Moodle. In D. Jansen & A. Teixeira, A. (Eds). Position papers for European cooperation on MOOCs, European Association for Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU), 74-98.

Corrigan, O., Smeaton, A., Glynn, M., & Symth, S. (2015). Using educational analytics to improve test performance (pp. 42-55). In G. Conole, T. Klobucar, C. Rensing, J. Konert, & E. Lavoue (Eds.). Design for teaching and learning in a networked world. Proceedings of 10th European Conference on Technology-enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2015),Toledo, Spain, 15-18th September. 

Costello, E. (2015). Building an open knowledge network on joint European MOOCs offerings. Presentation at ‘How Europe Seizes the Opportunities Offered by MOOCs’, HOME Pre-Conference Workshop, European Distance and e-Learning Network (EDEN) Conference, Barcelona, 9th June.

Costello, E., Brown, M., Brunton, J., & Delaney, L. (2015). It's on the exam! Affecting student engagement through crowd-sourced assessment. Paper at Shaping the Future of Learning Together, Association for Learning Technology Annual Conference (ALT-C), Manchester, 10th September. 

Costello, E., Brown, M., Brunton, J., & Delaney, L. (2015). Learning beyond the horizon: Using Peerwise to increase engagement for students in transition. Presentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 27th May.

Costello, E., Holland, J., & Brown, M. (2015). The future of online testing with MOOCs: An exploratory analysis of current practicePresentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 28th May.

Crotty, Y., & Kilboy, L. (2015). The co-creation of a video to inspire humanitarianism: Hiow an educational entrepreneurial approach inspired humanitarian workers to be mindfully innovative whilst working with technology. International Journal for Transformative Research, 2 (1), 35-43. 

Davis, N., Leahy, M., Lewin, C., Charania, A., & Nordin, H., with Mejia, A., Orlec, D., Butler, D., Chang, V., Motidyang, B., Erstad, O., & Lopez-Fernandez, O. (2015). Smart Partnerships, EDUsummIT 2015 Summary Report, pp. 9-15. Available at: http://www.curtin.edu.au/edusummit/edusummit2015-ebook.pdf

Delaney, L. (2015). Who graduates from Irish distance university education? European Journal of Open, Distance, and E-learning. 18 (1), 100-113.

Delaney, L., & Farren, M. (2015). Online distance higher education: Access, graduates and employability. Paper presented at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Hagen, FernUniversitat, 29th October.

Devine, T., Gormley, C., & Doyle, P. (2015). Lights, camera, action: Using wearable camera and interactive video technologies for the teaching and assessment of lab experimentsInternational Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education (IJISME), 23 (2), 22-33. 

Donaldson, L. Matthews, A., Walsh, A., Byrne, E., Manda, L. (2015).  Collaborative tools to enhance engagement in a blended learning M.Sc. Paper at Shaping the Future of Learning Together, Association for Learning Technology Annual Conference (ALT-C), Manchester, 8th September.

Donaldson, L., Matthews, A., Byrne, E., Walsh, A., & Brugha, R. (2015). Seven minutes - many Web 2.0 tools for learning. Gasta presentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 27th May.

Donaldson, L., Matthews, A., Walsh, A., Manda-Taylor, L., Byrne, E., & Brugha, R. (2015). Developing digital literacies with a blended learning M.Sc. Presentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 27th May.

Donlon, E., Brown, M., & Costello, E. (2015). What’s on the horizon for the VLE: Extinction or evolution? Presentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 28th May.

Doyle, P., Bruce Ferguson, P., McKenna, A., & O’Sullivan, D. (2015). Seeking sustainability in student engagement online. Presentation to ALARA 9th Action Learning Action Research and 13th Participatory Action Research World Congress, Collaborative and Sustainable Learning for a Fairer World: Rhetoric or Reality? 4-7 November, Pretoria, South Africa.

Doyle, P., Glynn, M., & Kelleher, E. (2015). This flipping video nearly drove me insane. Presentation at Ireland & UK MoodleMoot, DCU 11-14th May.

Farren, M., Crotty, Y., & Kilboy, L. (2015). The transformative potential of action research and ICT in the Second Language (L2) classroom. International Journal of Transformative Research, 2 (2), 49-59.

Ferguson, P., Gormley, C., & Doyle, P. (2015). Moodle for newbies: Teaching the teacher. Poster at Ireland & UK MoodleMoot, DCU 11-14th May.

Fox, S., & Brown, M. (2015). ODL in the policy stream: A case study of Ireland. Paper presented at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Hagen, FernUniversitat, 29th October.

Gimeno, A., Levy, M., Blin, F., & Barr, D. (Ed.). (2015). WorldCALL: Sustainability and computer-assisted language learning. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Glynn, M. (2015). Learning analytics - Value what we measure or measure what we value. Presentation at e-Learning Summer School, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, 24th June.

Glynn, M. (2015). Getting staff engaged in Moodle - Experience from DCU. Keynote presentation [online] at 5th MoodleMoot, Croatia, 16th May.

Glynn, M. (2015). How am I doing in my module. Presentation at Ireland & UK MoodleMoot, DCU 11-14th May.

Glynn, M., & Corrigan, T. (2015). Badging silver surfers - rewarding older people who learn basic ICT skills. ePoster at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 27th May

Glynn, M., Corrigan, O., Smeaton, A,, & Smyth, S., (2015). Student data: Data is knowledge – putting the knowledge back in the students’ hands.  Paper presented at the European Conference on E-Learning (ECEL), Hatfield, UK, 29th October.

Glynn, M., Corrigan, O., Smyth, S., & Smeaton, A. (2015). Mining access logs with predictive analytics to improve student performance. Presentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 28th May.

Glynn, M., & Henrick, G. (2015). Moodle: Flooring the challenge of assessments. Presentation at Ireland & UK MoodleMoot, DCU 11-14th May.

Glynn, M., Holland, J., & Kelleher, E. (2015). Selectively analysing your course data. Presentation at Ireland & UK MoodleMoot, DCU. 11-14th May.

Gormely, C., Devine, T., & Doyle, P. (2015). Wearable technology in the lab - a useful new perspective? Paper presented at the European Conference on E-Learning (ECEL),  Hatfield, UK, 29th October.

Harnett, M., Brown, M., & Wilson, A. (2015). MOOCs down under: Insights from the Open2Study experience (Chapter 8, pp. 78-88). In C. Bonk, M. Lee, T. Reeves & T. Reynolds (Eds.). MOOCs and open education around the world. London: Routledge.

Hartnett, M., Wlison, A., & Brown, M. (2015). MOOC experiences from a staff perspective. Poster at Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) Conference, Melbourne, 6-9th July.

Ives, K., Brown, M., & Ragan, L. (2015). Leadership in elearning: Developing the next generation of leaders. Workshop presented at European Distance and e-Learning Network (EDEN) Conference, Barcelona, 10th June.

Korpos, C., Soledad di Luca, M., & Ferguson, P. (2015). What kind of teaching course can best support postgraduate STEM tutors in their work? Presentation to Inaugural STEM postgraduate student symposium, UCC, 11th September.

Law, N., Niederhauser, D., Shear, L., Christensen, R., with Care, E., Smith, D., Park, J., Andresen, B., van Bergen, H., Butler, D., Christie, A., Downie, J., Bradley, T., & Starkey, L. (2015). Indicators of quality technology-enhanced teaching and learning, EDUsummIT 2015 Summary Report, pp. 49-55. Available at: http://www.curtin.edu.au/edusummit/edusummit2015-ebook.pdf

Leahy, M., & Butler, D. (2015). Key Elements of a Sustainable Framework for Teacher Professional Learning. In D. Slykhuis & G. Marks (Eds.),Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (pp. 1355-1360). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

Nic Giolla Mhichíl, M., Appel, C., Ó Ciardúbháin, C., Jager, S., & Prizel-Kania, A. (2015).  Designing the online oral language learning environment SpeakApps. International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 33, 3.

MacCormac, A., Gormley, C., Devine, T., O’Brien, E., Doherty, G., Murphy, C. (2015). Development of an advanced immunology module to an online format. Presentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 27th May.

O’Keeffe, M. (2015). Twitter: An ego boosting echo chamber or a learning. Paper presented at the Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts Annual Conference, Dublin, 3rd September.

O’Keeffe, M. (2015). Twitter: Making better use of the conference backchannel for professional learning. Presentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 28th May.

O’Keeffe, M., (2015). Value added learning using video. Presentation at Ireland & UK MoodleMoot, DCU, Dublin, 11-14th May.

O’Keeffe N., & Walsh E. (2015). Lights, Camera, Action…Moodle. Poster presented at MoodleMoot 2015, Dublin City University, Dublin. 11-14th May.

O’Keeffe N., & Walsh E. (2015). Lights, Camera, Action…Moodle. Poster presented at DCU Presidents Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 2015, Dublin City University, Dublin.

O’Regan, L., Brown, M., Maguire, M., Harding, N., Walsh, E., Gallagher, G., & McDermott, G. (2015). Assessment feedback in first year using digital technologies - Preliminary findings from an Irish multi-institutional project. Poster session (Best Poster Award) at International Assessment in Higher Education Conference, Birmingham, 25th June.

O’Regan, L., Brown, M., Maguire, M., Harding, N., Walsh, E., Gallagher, G., & McDermott, G. (2015). Assessment feedback in first year using digital technologies - A baseline review. Presentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 27th May.

O’Regan, L., Walsh, E., Brown, M., Maguire, M., Gallagher, G., Harding, N., & McDermott, G. (2015). Supporting transition: Enhancing (assessment) feedback in first year using digital technologies - A current practice review. Paper presented at The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Hagen, FernUniversitat, 29th October.

Ossiannilsson, E., Williams, K., Camilleri, A., & Brown, M. (2015). Quality models in online and open education around the globe: State of the art and recommendations. International Council for Open and Distance Education, Oslo, Norway.

Raftery, D., Farrelly, T., Risquez, A., McAvinia, C., Harding, N., Costello, E., O'Grady M., Ryan, M., McSweeney, D., LoganPhelan, T. (2015). Exploring lecturer engagement with the VLE: initial findings from a multicollege survey. Presentation at EdTech 2015, Irish Learning Technology Association Conference, Limerick. 27-28th May.

Risquez, A., Raftery, D., &  Costello, E. (2015), The open dataset on students’ perceptions of virtual learning environments in Ireland: Collaborating to listen to the student voice. British Journal of Educational Technology, 46: 1070–1074.

Salyers, S., & Bruce Ferguson, P. (2015). Voicing our Identities. Presentation to ALARA 9th Action Learning Action Research and 13th Participatory Action Research World Congress, Collaborative and Sustainable Learning for a Fairer World: Rhetoric or Reality? 4-7 November, Pretoria, South Africa.

Schuwer, R., Jaurena, I.G., Hakan Aydin, C., Costello, E., Dalsgaard, C., Brown, M., Jansen, D., & Teixeira, A. (2015). Opportunities and threats of the MOOC movement for higher education: The European perspective. International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 16, (6), 20-38.

Titlestad, G., Appel, C., Brown, M., Hadzilacos, T., Ruhl, P., & Tynan, B. (2015). The change: Connected and collaborative for quality learning outcomes. Invited presentation and panel discussion hosted by International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) at OEB 2015: Shaping the Future of Learning, Berlin, 4th December.

Ubachs, G., Guardia-Ortiz, L., & Brown, M. (2015). Empowering universities: The transition of European Higher Education to new modes of teaching and learning. Workshop presented at European Distance and e-Learning Network (EDEN) Conference, Barcelona, 10th June.

Walsh, E,. & Brunton, J. (2015). Assessment strategy: Online distance education. Poster session at International Assessment in Higher Education Conference, Birmingham, 25th June.

Walsh, E,. & Brunton, J. (2015). Assessment strategy: Online distance education programmes. Invited presentation for the TALOE project’s webinars on e-assessment, 18th February.

Walsh E., & O’Keeffe N. (2015). Show and tell Moodle style. Poster presented at Moodlemoot 2015, DCU, Dublin, 11-14th May.

Walsh E., & O’Keeffe N. (2015). Show and tell Moodle style. Poster presented at DCU President's Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 2015, Dublin City University, Dublin.

2014 Outputs

Appel, C., Nic Giolla Mhichíl, M., Ó Ciardubháin, C., van Engen, J. & Jager, S. (2014). SpeakApps platform, tools and contents for Tellecolaboration, Telecollaboration in University Foreign Language Education , 12-Feb-14 - 14-Feb-14, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras University of León, Spain.  

Appel, C., Nic Giolla Mhichíl, M., Jager, S. & Prizel-Kania, A. (2014). European Projects 2: Speaking Practice in a Foreign Language through ICT Tools, EUROCALL 2014: CALL Design: Principles and Practice, 20-Aug-14 - 23-Aug-14, University of Groningen.

Blin, F., & Jalkahen, J. (2014). Designing for language learning: agency and languaging in hybrid environments. Journal of Applied Language Studies, 8, (1), pp 147-170.

Blin, F., Guichon, N., Thouesny, S., Wigham, C. (2014). Creating and sharing a language learning and teaching corpus of multimodal interactions: ethical challenges and methodological implications, XVIth International CALL Research Conference, Research Challenges in CALL. 7th - 9th July, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium. 

Bossu, C., Brown, M., & Bull, D. (2014). Adoption, use and management of Open Educational Resources to enhance teaching and learning in Australia. Final Report. Australia: Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching.

Brown, M. (2014). Digital learning & entrepreneurship education: Living and learning on the edge. Invited presentation at Digital Learning and Entrepreneurship Education Seminar, Dublin City University, Dublin, 5th December.

Brown, M. (2014). Online learning in the Irish context. Presentation to Joint Committee on Education and Social Protection, Dublin, 3rd December.

Brown, M. (2014). Twenty shades of grey: Reflecting on digital realities and digital futures. Invited presentation at Digital Futures Symposium hosted by Evaluation of Learners' Experiences of e-Learning Special Interest Group (ELESIG), Southampton Solent University, Southampton, 2nd December.

Brown, M. (2014). Blended learning: Putting policy and principles into practice. Keynote presentation at Epigeum Blended Learning Event, London, 18th November

Brown, M. (2014). Digital higher education and its potential for the innovation of European higher education systems. Invited presentation at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona, 25th November.

Brown, M. (2014). Digital higher education and its potential for the innovation of European higher education systems. Keynote presentation at The Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Europeam Association for Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU), Krakow, Poland, 24th October.

Brown, M. (2014). Diving deeper: Integrating Epigeum modules into Stream+. Presentation at University & College Teaching Conference, Birmingham, 19th September. 

Brown, M. (2014). The digital dream: Myths, magic and monsters. Keynote presentation at 3U N-Step Conference. Dublin City University, 11th September. 

Brown, M. (2014). My leadership story: Personal insights and reflections. Presentation at the Institute for Engaged Leadership in Online Learning, Penn State University, State College, 11th August.

Brown, M. (2014). Global developments in online learning: Around the world in 90 minutes. Workshop at the Institute for Engaged Leadership in Online Learning, Penn State University, State College, 14th August.

Brown, M. (2014). Dancing towards the future: Designing new moves for new times. Keynote presentation at the Annual Online (Sloan) Blended Learning Consortium Conference, Denver, 9th July 2014.

Brown, M. (2014). Flipping quality teaching: Licking, tasting and sustaining innovation. Keynote presentation at The Flipped Classroom: Facilitating the transition to blended learning. Athlone: Althone Institute of Technology, 16thJune.

Brown, M. (2014). Education and the digital world: Promise, progress, pain. Keynote presentation at e-Learning Summer School: Digital Futures. Dublin Institute of Technology: Dublin, 27th June.

Brown, M. (2014). Increasing flexible access: Better understanding the value of higher education. Paper at Ed Tech 14, Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Learning Technology, University College Dublin, Dublin, 30th May.

Brown, M. (2014). Thinking about digital learning: Opportunities for student support and development. Invited presentation at Student Support and Development Services retreat, Dublin City University, Dublin. 9th May.

Brown, M. (2014). Leadership for learning and teaching: Personal reflections and takeaways. Invited presentation at Training and Development Unit leadership course. Dublin City University, 7th May.

Brown, M. (2014). The digital age scholar: Building international research collaborations. International Research Afternoon, Dublin City University, 29th April.

Brown, M. (2014). Teaching matters: Education for change in the new digital world. Keynote presentation at the President’s Teaching Awards, Dublin City University, Dublin, 16th April.

Brown, M. (2014). Beyond braindead innovation: Moodling up from cottage to corporate. Invited opening presentation at the UK and Irish Moodle Moot, Edinburgh, 15th April.

Brown, M. (2014). Student success in a digital world: Designing transition pedagogy for first-time online and distance learners. Workshop as part of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Seminar Series, Dublin City University, Dublin, 12th April.

Brown, M. (2014). A BOLD agenda for higher education: Leading in uncertain times. Invited presentation at 2nd European Summit on Open and Online Learning, Brussels, 2nd April.

Brown, M. (2014). Making and managing MOOCs: An experience from the udder-side. Presentation at Computers in Education Society of Ireland (CESI) Annual Conference, Galway, 1st March.

Brown, M. (2014). Reframing the digital landscape: Painting a different version of the future. Online presentation at Future of Learning Conference, Park Royal Hotel, Sydney, 25th February.

Brown, M. (2014). The challenges of doing educational research: Exploring the layers of online, flexible and distance learning. Invited online keynote presentation at University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Graduate Research Symposium, 14th February.

Brown, M. (2014). The new normal of online, blended and distance learning: The Massey University experience. Journal of Distance Education in China, 11, [Translated].

Brown, M., & Costello, E. (2014). MOOCs in question: Strategic insights from two institutional experiences. Paper presented at Mapping the European MOOC Territory Conference, Porto, Portugal,  27th November.

Brown, M., & Hughes, H. (2014). Understanding the student experience: Doing things better in studying first-time distance learners (pp. 57- 66). In A. Moreira Teixeira & A. Szűcs (eds.). Paper in proceedings of the Eight EDEN Research Workshop, Challenges for research into open and distance learning: Doing things better - doing better things. Oxford, United Kingdom, 28th October.

Brown, M., Hartnett, M., Jamieson., A., Symonds, S., & Wilson, A. (2014). A view from downunder: Lessons from an institutional MOOC experience. Paper at Ed Tech 14, Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Learning Technology, University College Dublin, Dublin, 30th May.

Brunton, J. (2014). Psychology programmes’ teaching and learning models in the Irish context. Paper in proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Kilkenny, Ireland, 15th November.

Brunton, J. (2014). Facilitating the creation of a student identity through an effective socialisation programme. Presentation at Northern Irish British Psychological Society Conference, Belfast, 5th April.

Brunton, J. (2014). Teaching and learning/staffing model in an online distance education context. Poster presented at the President’s Teaching Awards, Dublin City University, Dublin, 16th April.

Butler, D. (2014). 21st Century Learning Design. Galway ETB, Galway Technical Institute, Claddagh, Galway City, 11th December.

Butler, D. (2014). Embedding the development and assessment of “key skills” into lesson design. Assessment for Key Competencies Conference, National Council for Curriculum and Assessment & KeyCoNet (http://keyconet.eun.org/), Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin, 13th November. 

Butler, D. (2014). Transforming Education – Curriculum Reform. Education Leaders Briefing Microsoft Partners in Learning, Microsoft Executive Briefing Center, Brussels, 28th October.

Butler, D. (2014). Designing Collaborative Problem-Solving Learning. National Council for Curriculum and Assessment & Collaborative Assessment Alliance (CAA), Microsoft Learning Suite, Sandyford, Dublin, 11th September. 

Butler, D. (2014). Towards a Digital Strategy for Schools. Excited – Digital Learning Festival, PDST-TiE, DES, SFI,  Dublin Castle, 30th May. 

Butler, D. (2014). The National Digital Strategy. Spark the Imagination Conference, Computer Education Society of Ireland, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), 1st March. 

Butler, D., Donlon, E., Egan, A., Galvin, C., Leahy, M. (2014). Discussion: A Digital Strategy for Ireland’s Schools. EXCITED Learning Festival 2014, Dublin Castle, 31st May.

Cooch, M., Foster M., Costello, E. (2014). Our MOOC with Moodle. Paper presented at Mapping the European MOOC Territory Conference, Porto, Portugal,  27th November.

Cosgrove, J, Butler, D., Leahy, M., Shiel, G., Kavanagh, L., &  Creaven, A. (2014). Report on the 2013 ICT Census in Schools. Dublin: St. Patrick’s College of Education, Education Research Centre.

Cosgrove, J, Butler, D., Leahy, M., Shiel, G., Kavanagh, L., & Creaven, A. (2014). Summary Report on the 2013 ICT Census in Schools. Dublin: St. Patrick’s College of Education, Education Research Centre.

Costello, E. (2014). Opening up to open source: Looking at how Moodle was adopted in higher education. Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, 28 (3), 187-200.

Costello E., & Glynn M. (2014). Using the student voice to plan our student path. Presentation at Moodle Moot UK/Ireland, Edinburgh March 14-16th.

Crotty, Y., & Farren, M. (2014). Keynote presentation to primary and post-primary teachers on the role of the e-tutor. Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) In-Service. 9-12 June. 

Crotty, Y., & Farren, M. (2014). Pedagogy as inquiry into teaching: inspiring science educators. International Conference in New Development in Science and Technology., Corfu. 29-31 May.

Crotty, Y., Lowry, M., Farren, M. & English, V. (2014). Peer-based webinars to scaffold inquiry based narratives. Interactive Mobile Communication Technologies and Learning. IEEE Xplore. IEEE Proceedings of Interactive Mobile Communication Technologies And Learning. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. 

Delaney, L. (2014). Who graduates from Irish distance university education? (pp. 301- 310). In A. Moreira Teixeira & A. Szűcs (eds.).  In A. Moreira Teixeira & A. Szűcs (eds.). Paper in proceedings of the Eight EDEN Research Workshop, Challenges for research into open and distance learning: Doing things better - doing better things. Oxford, United Kingdom, 28th October.

Delaney, L. (2014). An exploration of student success in online Irish higher education. Presentation at the Fourth Annual Postgraduate Research Conference in Humanities and Education, St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, Dublin,  25th April.

Delaney, L. (2014). The systematic literature review. Presentation to PhD students, Dublin City University, Business School, 22nd May 2014.

Delaney, L. (2014). Theoretical contribution. Presentation to PhD students, Dublin City University, Business School, 23rd May 2014

Donaldson, L., et. al. (2014). The collaborative and pragmatic development and implementation of a blended learning MSc community systems health research programme in Malawi. Paper at Ed Tech 14, Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Learning Technology, University College Dublin, Dublin, 29th May

Donlon, E. (2014). The Use of the METIS 'E-File' for Compiling and Reviewing School Placement Portfolios. Presentation at ‘Eurovision 2020: Technology Enhanced Learning for a New Horizon’ (Irish Learning Technology Association annual conference, University College Dublin, 30th May. 

Donlon, E. (2014). METIS: An Online Environment for Teacher Education. Presentation at ‘Jennifer Burke Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning 2014’, University College Dublin, 29th May.

Donlon, E. (2014). The Use of an Online 'E-File' for the Compilation and Review of School Placement Portfolios. Presentation at ‘Imagining and Innovating for Sustainable Futures; education in challenging times’ (Educational Studies Association of Ireland annual conference 2014), Sheraton Hoel, Athlone, April 11th

Dooley, T., Dunphy, E., Shiel, G., Butler, D., Corcoran, D., Ryan, M., & Travers, J. (2014). Mathematics in early childhood and primary education (3–8 years): Teaching and Learning. NCCA Report,18.

Dunphy, E., Dooley, T., Shiel, G., Butler, D., Corcoran, D., Ryan, M., & Travers, J. (2014). Mathematics in early childhood and primary education (3–8 years): Definitions, theories, development and progression. NCCA Report,17.

Farren, M., & Crotty, Y. (2014). Researching our own practice: An individual creative process and a dialogic-collaborative process. International Journal For Transformative Research, 1, (1),. De Gruyter Open Publishing. 

Farren, M., Crotty, Y., Lonergan, T. & Sotiriou, S. (2014). EU Action in developments in the curricula and teaching methods appropriate for the future global technical challenges. Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training (ITHET). IEEE Xplore, University of York, UK. 11-14-September. 

Ferguson, P., & Spiller, D. (2014). The head and the heart: the personal portfolio and the development of identity as a tertiary educator.  Paper presented at Screaming in a 20 mile zone: Academic identities 2014 Conference, Durham University, 8 & 9th July.

Ferguson, P. (2014). If we 'teach who we are', how do we know who that is? Paper presented at Openness and Criticality: Evaluating and Publishing Our Research. Fourth international conference on Value and Virtue in Practice-Based Research, York St John University, 22-23 July.

Foley, C. (2014). Digital learning – Exploring the leadership factor (pp. 425 - 428).  In A. Moreira Teixeira & A. Szűcs (eds.). Poster in proceedings of the Eight EDEN Research Workshop, Challenges for research into open and distance learning: Doing things better - doing better things. Oxford, United Kingdom, 27th October.

Glynn, M. (2014). Using the data from eAssessment. Keynote presentation at eAssessment Scotland Conference. Dundee. 5th September. 

Glynn, M. (2014). Technology enabled learning. Keynote presentation at the Annual Conference for SQT Training, http://www.sqt.ie/

Glynn, M. (2014). Engaging Adult Learners – what does the research tell us?. Presentation at National Forum for Teaching & Learning seminar on supporting adult learners: Dublin, 9th June.

Glynn, M. (2014). CPD for teachers. Presentation at Computers in Education Society of Ireland (CESI) Annual Conference, Galway, 1st March.

Glynn, M., Bohan, C., McConalogue, B., & Munnelly, B. (2014). ePortfolio – buy it or built it? Paper at Ed Tech 14, Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Learning Technology, University College Dublin, Dublin, 29th May.

Glynn, M., & Henrick, G. (2014a). Surveys without the hassle. Paper at Ed Tech 14, Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Learning Technology, University College Dublin, Dublin, 30th May.

Glynn, M., & Henrick G. (2014b). Surveys made easy. Presentation at Presentation at Moodle Moot UK/Ireland, Edinburgh. March 14-16th.

Glynn, M., & Smyth, K. (2014). Enhancing, extending and empowering your teaching through Moodle. Presentation at Presentation at Moodle Moot UK/Ireland, Edinburgh. March 14-16th.

Glynn, M., Tuite, D., & Dunne, S. (2014). Augmented reality in higher education. ePoster presented at Ed Tech 14, Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Learning Technology, University College Dublin, Dublin, 29th May. 

Gormley, C. (2014). Teaching the principles of effective online course design: What works. Irish Journal of Academic Practice,  3 (1), [Online] Available from http://arrow.dit.ie/ijap/vol3/iss1/3

Hamel, M.-J., Blin, F., Guichon, N. (2014). Reflection on the complexity of managing a tutortutee online exchange. EUROCALL 2014 Conference, 20th - 23rd August, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands. 

Hartnett, M., Anderson, A., & Brown, M. (2014). Learning in the digital age: How are the ways in which we are learning changing with digital technologies? In A. St.George, S. Brown, & J. O’Neill (Eds.), Facing the big questions in teaching: Purpose, power and learning (2nd ed., pp. 116-125). Melbourne, Australia: Cengage.

Nic Giolla Mhichíl, M. (2014). Considering Learning Analytics: SpeakApps and the Application of a Learning Analytics Reference Model, Innovation In Foreign Language Teaching, 19-Sep-14 - 20-Sep-14, Jagiellonian University, Kraków.

Nic Giolla Mhichíl, M, van Engen, J., Ó Ciardubháin, C. Ó Cleircín G. & Appel, C. (2014). Authentic oral language production and interaction in CALL: A conceptual framework for the use of learning analytics within the SpeakApps project, In: Thouësny, S., Jager, S.,Bradley, L. & Meima, E.J. ed.EUROCALL 2014: CALL Design: Principles and Practice, 20-Aug-14 - 23-Aug-14, University of Groningen.

Nic Giolla Mhichíl, M., Ó Ciardubháin, C. & Ó Doinn, O. (2014). Creating An Online Oral Language Learning Environment: Speakapps, In: Morris, L. & Tsolakidis, C. (ed.) International Conference on Information Communication Technology in Education, 03-Jul-14 - 05-Jul-14, Kos, Greece, 185 – 193

Ó Ciardubháin, C. & Nic Giolla Mhichíl, M. (2014). Creating tasks in a less-commonly taught language for an open educational resource. Why the CEFR is important for Irish, In: Thouësny, S., Jager, S.,Bradley, L. & Meima, E.J. (ed.) EUROCALL 2014: CALL Design: Principles and Practice, 20-Aug-14 - 23-Aug-14, University of Groningen.

Ó Doinn, O. & Nic Giolla Mhichíl, M. (2014). Learning a language online: Examining the evidence base to inform the practice of enhancing the reading competencies of learners. EdTech 2014: The 15th Educational Technology Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA), 29-May-14 - 30-May-14, University College Dublin.

O’Keefe, M. (2014). Learning futures of engineers: Innovations with pedagogies and technologies. Keynote presentation at ISEE 2014: International Symposium for Engineering Education. Manchester, 11th September.

Tan, E,. & Walsh, E. (2014.) Digital Assessment. Presentation at e-Learning Summer School: Digital Futures. Dublin Institute of Technology: Dublin, 27th June.

van Engen, J. Ó Ciardubháin, C., Prizel-Kania, A. Jager, S., Robbins, J. & Nic Giolla Mhichíl, M. (2014). SpeakApps Practicing Oral Skills Online, EUROCALL 2014: CALL Design: Principles and Practice, 20-Aug-14 - 23-Aug-14, University of Groningen.

Walsh, E. (2014). Fostering collaboration using online discussion forums. Presentation to students on the Teaching Enhancement Unit’s Online Teaching Module, Dublin City University, Dublin, 22nd April.

Walsh, E., & Brunton, J. (2014). Assessment strategy – Designing and developing assessments for online distance education (pp. 455 - 460).  In A. Moreira Teixeira & A. Szűcs (eds.). Poster in proceedings of the Eight EDEN Research Workshop, Challenges for research into open and distance learning: Doing things better - doing better things. Oxford, United Kingdom, 27th October.

Walsh, E., &  Brunton, J. (2014). Designing and developing assessments - the assessment matrix and training for online distance education assessment writers. Paper at Ed Tech 14, Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Learning Technology, University College Dublin, Dublin, 30th May.

Walsh, E., & Brunton, J. (2014). Development of assessment plan and training of writers for online distance education degree programmes. Poster presented at the President’s Teaching Awards, Dublin City University, Dublin, 16th April.

Wilson, A., Hartnett, M., Brown, M., Jamieson, A., & Symonds, S. (2014). An Open2Study MOOC experience from a staff perspective. In B. Hegarty, J. McDonald, & S.-K. Loke (Eds.), Rhetoric and reality: Critical perspectives on educational technology. Proceedings ascilite Dunedin 2014  (pp. 416-420).

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