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Truth, being and the work of art: reflections on Heidegger's and Gadamer's interpretations of the tradition (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2016)This thesis addresses the fundamental and interrelated questions of truth and being, which have occupied Western philosophical thought since the time of the Ancient Greeks, giving particular attention to how they relate ...
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2016)Ireland has a long history of heroic male teacher ranging from the 1916 revolutionist, Pádraig Pearse, to literary giants such as The Master, Bryan MacMahon and Teacher Man, Frank McCourt. The charismatic male teacher trend ...
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2016)Introduction: Childhood physical activity is associated with numerous health benefits. However, many children worldwide are not sufficiently active to meet the 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) ...
Being teachers, being women, being human: critically re-storying teacher praxis in selected DEIS schools in Ireland, 2013-2015 (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2016)A growing body of recent literature on teaching has developed a focus on teachers’ perspectives and on life in schools, (Clandinin, 1986; Clandinin and Connelly, 1995; Freeman and Schmidt, 2000; Jalongo and Isenberg with ...
The teacher as co-creator of drama. A phenomenological study of the experiences and reflections of Irish primary school teachers Abstract This dissertation explores the ‘lived’ experience of seven primary school teachers co-creating drama in an Irish context. Co-creating drama can best be described as the coming together of teacher and students ...