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Dr. Michael Flannery

Michael Flannery 2

Contact

Telephone
01 8057727
Location
St Mary's, Art Room

Rannóg/Section

The Arts and Religious Education 

Qualifications

PhD Education from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin (2010)
MSc in Technology and Learning from University of Dublin, Trinity College (2014)
H.Dip. Community Arts Education from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin (2003)
M.A. English Language Education from Canterbury Christ Church University (1996)
B.Ed. (Primary) from St. Patrick's College, NUI (1989)

Teaching

Senior lecturer

  • Bachelor of Education: Visual Arts and Integrated art
  • Bachelor of Education: Curriculum Integration, Imagination & Innovation (C3i)
  • Professional Masters in Education: Visual Arts
  • Professional Masters in Education: Integrated Arts/ Arts Integration  
  • Masters in Education Studies: Visual Arts MESVA

Coordinator 

  • Bachelor of Science - Education Studies: Creativity and the Arts module 
  • Bachelor of Science - Awakening the senses module
  • Masters in Education Studies: Visual Arts MESVA

Teacher 

  • Continuing professional development for teachers in Visual arts
  • Primary school teacher at North Bay School Project Educate Together and Kilkenny School project Educate Together

School arts links MIE 

Coordinator of school art links MIE with local DEIS schools.
Local primary school children and their class teachers participate in a visual arts project.
The projects

  • extend children's understanding of visual art
  • expand their repertoire of techniques 
  • afford opportunities for children to create personal 2D, 3D and digital work
  • develop children's collaborative skills 
  • explore co-equal visual arts integration and multi-literacy development
  • develop studio/ creative habits of mind 
  • incorporate research components which contribute of field  

Research / Professional Interests

A/R/Tography - becoming (novice) artist, researcher, teacher with preservice teachers  
Visual Arts Inquiry in the primary school 
Imagination and imaginative education
Creative ideation and creativity   
Integrated arts and co-equal visual Arts Integration  
Multi-literacy development and Visual Arts
Creative technologies and Visual Arts
Self-directed learning   

Publications

Recent publications

Flannery, M. (2017), EVALUATING MULTI-USER VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR VISUAL ARTS INQUIRY USING ACTION CASE RESEARCH. Edulearn.
https://library.iated.org/view/FLANNERY2017EVA 
Flannery, (2016). Evaluating the impact of Visual Arts on children’s procedural writing. In LAI (2017)
Granville, G. Ed. (2012) Art Education and Contemporary Culture Irish Experiences International perspectives, Bristol UK/ Chicago USA, Intellect Publications 
Scotens (1913) Online CPD: analysing primary teachers‟ perspectives on creativity, imagination and innovation in Creative Teachers for Creative Learners, Implications for Teacher Education

Online publications

INTO (2012) Literacy development in visual arts (VALiD)
INTO (2011) Providing a F.R.A.M.E. for looking and responding 
INTO (2009) Visual arts: Awareness, appreciation and appraisal 
INTO (2008) Visual arts: An appreciation
INTO (2007) Looking and Responding
INTO (2006) Looking and Responding

Conference Presentations:

(2017) Edulearn. EVALUATING MULTI-USER VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR VISUAL ARTS INQUIRY USING ACTION CASE RESEARCH
(2017) RECEC Symposium (TCD, Dublin): Early Learning Experiences Symposium: Children, Creativity and Contexts - Reflecting on C3i in early education practice: Curriculum integration, imagination and innovation.
(2016) InAEA 2ND BIANNUAL VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: ART EDUCATION IN THE ERA OF CREATIVITY - Evaluating MUVE technology for visual arts inquiry - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZT37AH9g5k&feature=youtu.be&t=7200 - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByeZMvPrsfAqb0d4ZEphbml3cHM/view
(2016) LAI Conference: Evaluating the impact of Visual Arts on children’s procedural writing.
(2013) RAI Conference: Introducing VALID - Literacy development in Visual Arts
(2012) Scotens conference: Analysing primary teachers’ perspectives on imagination, creativity and innovation
(2011) T.E.S.S., St Mary’s University College, Belfast, Northern Ireland: Using online asynchronous discourse for grounded theoretical research
(2010) M.A.V.A., National College of Art and Design, Dublin: Examining primary teachers’ perspectives regarding awareness, appreciation and appraisal in art
(2009) I.N.T.O. Education Conference on Creativity: Exploring different constructs on creativity
(2008) Q.U.B. University College Dublin Doctoral Conference
(2008) Colleges of Education Research Consortium (CERC)