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Socio-cultural perspectives on multicultural music education: reappraising the content of music curricula
Changing social demographics in all parts of the world have brought about the need for changes in curriculum content in education and by extension, music education. In this paper I discuss sociocultural perspectives on ...
Irish education policy for a globalised world: A policy for chasing black & white swans
(The Swan Group, 2009)
Indexing distributions of data: preservice teachers’ notions of representativeness (Pre-published version)
The purpose of the study was to identify strategies used by preservice elementary teachers to index distributions of data. A secondary purpose of the study was to investigate whether representational form influenced the ...
“Working with learners”: shaping and contextualizing a teacher education methodology course in the U.A.E. (Pre-published version)
(TESOL Arabia, 2007)
Language teacher education programs have traditionally focused on transmission, product-orientated approaches that are applicable to any teaching context. However, there is a growing shift towards a constructivist, ...
Finding the missing link (Pre-published version)
(The Irish Times, 2008)
Education: Is it time to sacrifice the sacred cow of Irish education - the Leaving Cert?