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The teacher as co-creator of drama: a phenomenological study of the experiences and reflections of Irish primary school teachers. (Routledge, 2017-05-24)Classroom drama in the Irish primary school context remains a relatively new endeavour and is largely under-researched. The knowledge base for all aspects of teacher education should be informed by rigorous reflection on ...
A case for change in how we refer to dual career athletes: a person first approach (Pre published) (Routledge, 2021-10-21)Rationale/Purpose: Dual Career Athletes (DCA) combine education, training, or work with a sporting career within broader sports management and educational environments. A holistic approach embraces the DCA as a “person ...
(Cambridge University Press, 2020-09)The application of usage-based models of language learning began to gain ground in the early twenty-first century, particularly in the field of first language acquisition, and, more recently, are gaining traction in second ...
(Cambridge University Press, 2021-04)Over the last three decades, data-driven learning (DDL) has been widely championed by those of us who see the exciting opportunities that it can bring to the language learner. From the initial days of DDL, there has been ...
Walking back to Earth: the enduring appeal of ancient pilgrimage as portal to the sacred for the contemporary seeker (2022-05-16)This thesis offers a perspective on pilgrimage, from the vantage point of the pilgrim’s reflection on their embodied experience and an analysis of that experience from theological and psychological hermeneutics, in particular. ...