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Research from UL lecturer shows concern about over-reliance on technology in schools

Research from Dr Ann Marcus-Quinn (School of English, Irish and Communication)  was highlighted by RTÉ last week. Dr Marcus-Quinn was part of a team of researchers who found that the use of some technologies in the classroom could be hurting rather than helping learning. The study questions the practice of replacing hard copy schoolbooks with… Continue reading Research from UL lecturer shows concern about over-reliance on technology in schools

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Second level students win UL History documentary competition

The Department of History today held a prize-giving ceremony for students from Scoil Íde agus Iosef for their winning documentary film. The 1916 centenary film documentary competition, organised by Dr Vincent O'Connell, was aimed at students in second level education. With almost thirty entrants to the competition,  the standard was very high. The winning 8-minute film ‘Women of the Rising: A… Continue reading Second level students win UL History documentary competition