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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles by Author Surname (A-G)*
*Where the first author is from another institution, the article is listed beneath the name of the contributor from Stranmillis University College

 

Armstrong, David

Armstrong, D. (2017) ‘Schooling, the Protestant churches and the state in Northern Ireland: a tension resolved.’ Journal of Beliefs & Values. Vol. 38, Iss. 1, pp. 89-104. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Brown, Andrew

Brown, A. (2017) ‘Striving for Social Sensitivity: the impact of a social justice project on student teachers’ understanding of pupils from socially-disadvantaged backgrounds’, Pastoral Care in Education. Vol. 35, Iss. 2., pp. 77-87. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Doherty, Andrea

Murphy, C., Doherty, A., Kerr, (2016) ‘It is through others that we become ourselves’: a study of Vygotskian play in Russian and Irish schools’. International Research in Early Childhood Education. Vol. 7. No. 2, 2016, pp. 129-144. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

 

Dunn, Jill

Dunn, J. (2015). Insiders’ perspectives: a children's rights approach to involving children in advising on adult-initiated research. International Journal of Early Years Education. Vol. 23, Issue 4, pp. 394-408. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Dunn, J., Gray, C., Moffett, P. and Mitchell, D. (2016) “It’s more funner than doing work”: children’s perspectives on using tablet computers in the early years of school.” Early Child Development and Care. Published online 5 October 2016. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Dunn, J., Niens, U. and McMillan, D. (2014) “Cos he’s my favourite character!”  A children’s rights approach to the use of popular culture in the teaching of literacy.  Literacy, Vol. 48, Iss. 1, pp 23-3. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Eaton, Patricia

Eaton, P., McKenzie, L., Richardson, N., McCracken, (2015) ‘Teachers’ Reflections on Community Relations and Diversity: A Northern Irish Perspective’. The International Journal of Diversity in Education, Vol. 16, Iss. 1, pp.1-14. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Gray, Colette

Gray, C. (2017). Crossing cultural barriers: children’s views on the recuperative holiday experience. European Journal of Early Years Research. Vol. 25, Iss. 2, pp. 321-339. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Greenwood, Richard

Dolan, AM, Waldron, F., Pike, S. & Greenwood, R  (2014) ‘Student teachers’ reflections on prior experiences of learning geography,’ International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, Vol. 23, Iss. 4, pp. 314-330. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Dolan, AM, Waldron, F., Pike, S. & Greenwood, R Greenwood (2015). ‘Learning to teach primary geography in the context of school placement: lessons from an all-Ireland study,’ European Journal of Teacher Education. Vol 39, Iss. 1, pp. 20-35. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Greenwood, R., Richardson, N., Gracie, A. (2017) ‘Primary Humanities – a Perspective from Northern Ireland. Education 3-13, Vol. 43, Iss. 3, pp. 1-11. Open Access Available | Go to Journal 

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles by First Author Surname (H-Z)*
*Where the first author is from another institution, the article is listed beneath the name of the contributor from Stranmillis University College


Jones, Sharon

Jones, S. (2015). ‘Newcomer pupils in Northern Ireland: a pastoral perspective.’ Pastoral Care in Education. Vol. 33, Iss. 3, pp. 154-160. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

McConnell, Barbara

Fillis, S., Dunne, L. and McConnell, B.  (2017) ‘Empirical studies on early intervention services for toddlers aged 24–36 months: A systematic review.’ International Journal of Educational Research. Published online 13 November 2017. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

McMillan, DJ and McConnell, B. (2015) ‘Strategies, systems and services: a Northern Ireland early years policy perspective.’ International Journal of Early Years Education. Vol. 23, Iss. 3, pp. 245-257. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

McMillan, DJ, McConnell, B. and O’Sullivan, H. ‘Continuing professional development – why bother? Perceptions and motivations of teachers in Ireland’ Professional Development in Education. Vol. 42, Iss. 1, pp. 150-167. Open Access Available | Go to Journal


McKee, Bronagh

McKee, B.E. and Mason, S. (2015) ‘Domestic violence and abuse prevention programmes in the early years classroom: a pastoral, academic and financial priority?’ Pastoral Care in Education: An International Journal of Personal, Social and Emotional Development, Vol. 33, Iss. 4, pp. 203-213. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

 

McMullen, John

O'Callaghan, P., Branham, L., Shannon, C., Betancourt, T., Dempster, M. & McMullen, J. (2014). ‘A Family-Focused, Psychosocial Intervention with Young People at Risk of Attack & Abduction in North-Eastern DR Congo: A Randomised Controlled Trial.’ Child Abuse and Neglect. Vol. 38, Iss. 7, pp. 1197-1207. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

O'Callaghan, P., McMullen, J., Shannon, C., Rafferty, H., & Black A. (2015). ‘Comparing a trauma focused and non-trauma focused intervention with war affected Congolese youth: a preliminary randomised trial.’ Intervention. Vol. 13, Iss. 1, pp. 28-44. Open Access Available | Go to Journal


McMurray, Sharon

McMurray, S. & McVeigh, C. (2016). ‘The case for frequency sensitivity in orthographic learning.’ Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, Vol. 6, Iss. 4, pp. 243-253. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

McMurray, S., O’Callaghan, P., McVeigh, C. (2018) ‘Quality assurance issues in the teacher-based assessment of students with literacy difficulties for examination access arrangements.’ Dyslexia. 2017, Vol. 24, Iss. 1, pp.1-14. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

 

Moffett, Pamela

Moffett, P. & Eaton, P. (2017): ‘The impact of the Promoting Early Number Talk project on classroom mathematics talk’, Early Child Development and Care. Published online 15 Dec 2017. Open Access Available | Go to Journal


Purdy, Noel

Purdy, N. (2016) “The Addressing Bullying in Schools (Northern Ireland) Bill and Act 2016”. Education Law Journal, Vol. 17, Iss. 3, pp. 164-172. Open Access Available | Go to Journal   

Purdy, N. and York, L. (2016) 'A critical investigation of the nature and extent of cyberbullying in two post-primary schools in Northern Ireland'. Pastoral Care in Education: An International Journal of Personal, Social and Emotional Development, Vol. 34, Iss. 1, pp. 13-23. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Purdy, N. and McGuckin, C. (2014) ‘Disablist Bullying in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland: An investigation of student teachers’ knowledge, experience, and confidence’, European Journal of Special Needs Education. Vol. 29, Iss. 4, pp. 446-456. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Purdy, N. and McGuckin, C. (2015) ‘Cyberbullying, Schools and the Law: A comparative study in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland’. Educational Research, Vol. 57, Iss. 4, pp. 420-436. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Purdy, N. and Mc Guckin, C. (2015) ‘Disablist bullying in schools: giving a voice to student teachers’. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs. Vol. 15, Iss. 3, pp. 202-210. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Purdy, N. and Meneely, H. (2015) ‘Good news for the poor? – A case study of church and school collaboration in inner-city Belfast’, Pastoral Care in Education: An International Journal of Personal, Social and Emotional Development, Vol. 33, Iss. 3, pp. 147-153. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Purdy, N. and Smith, P.K. (2016) ‘A content analysis of school anti-bullying policies in Northern Ireland’. Educational Psychology in Practice. Vol. 32, Iss. 3, pp. 281-295. Open Access Available | Go to Journal

Walsh, Glenda 

Walsh, G. McGuinness, C. & Sproule, L. (2017): ‘It’s teaching … but not as we know it’: using participatory learning theories to resolve the dilemma of teaching in play-based practice,’ Early Child Development and Care. Published online 5 Sept 2017. Open Access Available | Go to Journal