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In between the lines of the Primary language curriculum: teacher involvement in the process of curriculum change (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2017)The process of curriculum change and reform can be challenging and complex. It is an area which is often neglected both in educational scholarship and contemporary debate, particularly within the Irish context. This is ...
Integrating, fostering and encouraging the development of literacy skills in the Irish Primary science classroom (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2016)The National strategy to improve literacy and numeracy among children and young people 2011-2020 in Ireland states that we need to prioritise literacy and numeracy through positive interventions and integrating these skills ...
Religion, values, and secularization in Europe: a multilevel. cross-national, comparative analysis of the European Values Study Data (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2017)This thesis examines the relationship between religion and values through an analysis of the four waves of the European Values Study 1981 -2008. The thesis engages with key conceptualisations and theorisations of the ...
Once upon an ideology: exploring the ideologies and identities of female figures through a selection of classic and contemporary fairy tales (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2015)This thesis examines the ideologies and identities of women in selected traditional and contemporary fairy tales. It does this by utilising existing folklore theory but also by drawing on various literary theory theoretical ...
A critical (auto) ethnographic study of deaf people's experience of education and culture in Ireland. (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2013)At the heart of this thesis is the methodological and theoretical framework in which to conduct a study of deaf people’s experience of education and culture in Ireland. Methodologically, the research design is critical ...