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Angela Rickard lectures in Educational technology on the Professional Diploma in Education and on the BScEd programme.
She is the Programme Director in the Republic of Ireland of Dissolving Boundaries - a programme funded by the Department of Education and Science involving nearly 200 primary, post-primary and special schools in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Dissolving Boundaries uses online and video-conferencing technology to facilitate cross-cultural educational links between schools in the North and South of Ireland and has been in existence since 1999: www.dissolvingboundaries.org
Conference Papers / Public Presentations
The transformative effects of inter/viewing teachers about their practice: interim report on the Vitall project Educational Studies Association of Ireland Conference, 29-31 March, 2012.
Video Ideas for Teaching and Learning Languages (VITALL): a partnership approach to teacher education, Educational Studies Association of Ireland Conference, 14-16 April, 2011 Church of Ireland College of Education, Rathmines, Dublin.
DiViATE Lessons for Teacher Educators: presentation to staff in the Faculty of Education at the National College of Art and Design, Thomas Street, Dublin 16th September 2010
McAvinia, C., Grummell, B., Rickard, A., Reid, K., Kenny. M. and Murphy C. (2010) Educating for Climate Change: developing students’ understanding of the local impacts of climate Change at Educational Studies Association of Ireland Conference, 25-27 March, 2010 Dundalk, Co. Louth
Development Education: fostering student collaboration in NUI Maynooth Presentation to Ubuntu Network Dialogue Day 22nd February 2010, St. Angela’s College, Lough Gill, Sligo.
“Digital Video in Teacher Education: disruption and reflection in the culture of teaching practice” European Conference on Educational Research: ECER 2008 Gothenburg 11th September 2008
Austin, R., J. Smyth, A. Rickard, N. Quirk-Bolt, and N. Metcalfe, (2010) 'Collaborative digital learning in schools: teacher perceptions of purpose and effectiveness', Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 19: 3, 327-343 [http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all?content=10.1080/1475939X.2010.513765]
with R. Austin, J. Smyth, M. Mallon, N. Metcalfe and A. Grace (2010) Enterprise, ICT and intercultural learning An Interim Report on the Dissolving Boundaries/Joint Business Council Enterprise Pilot Programme National University of Ireland, Maynooth September 2010
Rickard, A., N. Quirke-Bolt and C. McAvinia (2009) The Challenge of Change: Digital video-analysis and constructivist learning approaches on a one year pre-service teacher education programme in Ireland. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 17(3), 349-368.
Rickard, A and N. Quirke-Bolt (2009) Going 2 Secondary Evaluation Report The Educational Action Research Project, Athlone Community Taskforce [http://actathlone.ie/wp-content/themes/act/publications/g2s-report.pdf]
with R. Austin, J. Smyth, M. Mallon, P. Flynn, N. Metcalfe (2009) Cross-border digital school partnerships Dissolving Boundaries 1999-2009. Coleraine: University of Ulster
with N. Quirke-Bolt, N. Metcalfe, R. Austin, J. Smyth and M. Mallon, (2008) Making a Difference with ICT: Dissolving Boundaries through Technology in Education. Coleraine: University of Ulster
Quirke-Bolt, N. and A. Rickard (2008) "Social networking, as a pedagogic tool: linking schools in Asia and Europe to support classroom project work." Conference paper presented at Teaching and Learning 2008, International Association for Scientific Knowledge (IASK), University of Aveiro, Portugal, 2008.
with Austin, R., Metcalfe, N., Quirke-Bolt, N. (2007) Dissolving Boundaries through Technology in Education: Collaborative Learning Between Schools. Coleraine: University of Ulster
Methodologies and Development Education (MADE in Maynooth)
Video Ideas in Teaching and Learning Languages (VITALL):
French.ie workshop on Integrating ICT in the French Classroom: February 2008 (and previously in February 2007) supported by the National Centre for Technology in Education (NCTE)
Member of the Department of Education and Science Advisory committee for the OECD’s Teachers, Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2009
Member of the Association du Français Appliqué