By Dr Silvia Benini, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics at the University of Limerick. Analysis: a new study looks at what Irish students really think about the technology they use in secondary schools. Student attitudes and usage seem to be more cautious when it comes to the role of technology in the educational sphere.… Continue reading Opinion: Is it time for some Digital Wisdom about Digital Natives?
We are delighted to congratulate this year’s winner of UL’s institutional award for Excellence in Teaching, Dr Kathryn O'Sullivan, School of Law, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. This is a fantastic achievement and reflects the outstanding quality of Kathryn’s teaching, her commitment to innovation and curriculum development and to professional development. Over her… Continue reading FAHSS law lecturer wins UL award for Excellence in Teaching
Innovative teaching is something we pride ourselves on in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. This week our first year English students were treated to performances by members of UL Drama Society of snippets of Shakespeare plays during their lecture. Organised by Dr Carrie Griffin, the aim was to encourage fresh approaches and… Continue reading Bringing Shakespeare plays alive in class at UL
The Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD announced yesterday (Thursday 8th March 2018) the shortlist of 18 higher education departments, which includes the School of Law submission – which was led by Eddie Keane, Director of Teaching and Learning in the School – for the inaugural DELTA Awards 2018. The DELTA (Disciplinary Excellence… Continue reading UL School of Law shortlisted in national DELTA awards
Last week, the Department of History brought history alive for students at UL, with a demonstration by Irish Historical Costumers (IHC). Students of the History 'Ireland, 1750-1850' module were joined by students of English, Music and Dance for a presentation on male and female clothing of the period 1800-1830. IHC is an educational and… Continue reading History comes alive for students at the University of Limerick
We are delighted to announce that Dr Tina O'Toole (School of Culture & Communication) has been selected as overall winner in the University of Limerick Excellence in Teaching Award 2016. The decision to select Tina O’Toole as the overall award winner is based on a range of indicators that define her as a truly exceptional… Continue reading Dr Tina O’Toole winner of UL Excellence in Teaching Award 2016