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Alison Egan

Alison Egan

Contact

Telephone
01 8057787
Email
alison.egan@mie.ie
Location
St Mary's

Rannog/Section

Director, IT & ELearning

Qualifications

B.A (NUI) 1992
Dip. LS (Wales) 1993
Dip. T&D (DIT) 2000
M.Sc (DUB) 2009

Teaching

B.Ed I Classroom Organisation and Communication
B.Ed IV Web 2.0 Optional Module
B.Sc I Technology for Teaching & Learning
Further Ed. Diploma Communication & Technology for Education

Research / Professional Interests

M. Sc Year One -"Teaching Legal Irish, A Blended Solution to a Statutory Problem".
M. Sc Year Two - Dissertation Topic - "The Use of User Generated Digital Audio Learning Objects (podcasts) and their effect on student engagement with VLEs".
PhD commenced September 2011 on Attitudes towards Technology in the Classroom of Pre-Service Teachers
Member of CRITE Research Group (Centre for Research in IT in Education), Trinity College Dublin.
Member of RISE Research Group (Research in School Education) Education Department, Trinity College Dublin

Publications

Publications:
Egan, A., FitzGibbon, A. & Oldham, E. (2014)
Technology Acceptance and ePortfolios: An Intervention in a College of Education.
in Proceedings of INTED 2014 Conference, 10th to 12th March, Valencia, Spain (pp. 6328 - 6336). Edited by L.Gomez Chova, A. Lopez Martinez, I. Candel Torres, IATED Academy, ISBN 978-84-616-8412-0
Egan, A., Johnston, K., FitzGibbon, A. & Oldham, E. (2014)
So You're a Technology Expert - What can you do?.
in Proceedings of INTED 2014 Conference, 10th to 12th March, Valencia, Spain (pp. 6167 - 6176). Edited by L. Gomez Chova, A. Lopez Martinez, I. Candel Torres, IATED Academy, ISBN 978-84-616-8412-0
Egan, A., FitzGibbon, A., Oldham, E., Girvan, C. & Hallissy, M. (2013)
A Vision for Education in 2026 – the Views of a Cohort of Pre-Service and In-Service Teachers.
In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 1275-1282). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
Egan, A., FitzGibbon, A. & Oldham, E. (2013)
Teacher Identified Uses of Technology in the Classroom - an Irish cohort.
In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 5034-5039). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
Egan, A., FitzGibbon, A., Girvan, C., & Oldham, E. (2012)
Self-Reported Competency and Technology Acceptance: Investigating the Relationship for a Cohort of Irish Pre-Service Teachers.
Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012, Austin, Texas, USA. Pages 3210 -3217.http://www.editlib.org/p/40084
FitzGibbon, A., Egan, A., Oldham, E., & Girvan, C. (2012)
What Should We Investigate Next? A Scoping Exercise to Identify Variables of Relevance in Teachers’ Views on Technology-Related Issues.
Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012, Austin, Texas, USA. Pages 3218 -3223. http://www.editlib.org/p/40085
Egan, A. & FitzGibbon, A. (2010).
Preservice teachers' vision of ICT in the classroom. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (pp. 3226-3231). Chesapeake, VA: AACE
Conferences:
Egan, A. (2013)
Teacher Identified Uses of Technology in the Classroom in All-Ireland Doctoral Conference 2013, 17th & 18th May, University College Dublin.
Egan, A. (2011)
Digital Learning Objects & Pre-Service Teachers in Proceedings of EdTech 2011,National Conference,June Waterford.
Egan, A. (2011)
Digital Learning Objects & Pre-Service Teachers in Proceedings of EDEN 2011, European Distance Education Network, June, Dublin.
Egan, A. (2011)
Digital Learning Objects & Pre-Service Teachers: A Step too Far? Paper accepted to E-Learn 2011, Rome
Pre-Service Student Teachers "Vision" of ICT in their Future Classrooms. Proceedings of Computers in Education Society of Ireland National Conference, 2010 accessible at http://www.cesi.ie/node/244

Awards

ICT Excellence Award, 2006 - Best use of Open Source Software (Moodle) -Equal Status Online Project.

Personal Homepage

http://alisonmie.blogspot.com/