Educational Studies Association of Ireland
Cumann Leann Oideachais na hEireann
Educational Theses 1993
Ahmed, Ibrahim M.A.
Arabicization in the Sudan. UCD, M.Ed.
"Precision Teaching" an approach to differentiation for pupils who have specific learning difficulties, particularly in reading, in mainstream classes. UUC, M.Ed.
Barr, Alexandra K.
School non-attendance and court action : an examination of parental and pupil attitudes, pupil backgrounds and the effect of court on cases of school non-attendance. QUB, M.Ed.
Barr, Mark J.
Managing an amalgamation of two Primary Schools. QUB, M.Ed.
Self Concept and Reading Theory. UCD, M.Ed.
People, Words and Change : a study of student writing and publishing in adult basic education, with particular reference to literacy. UUC, M.Ed.
Bingham, William Ivan
An Analysis of the Pressure and Support for the Implementation of Flexible Learning in a Small College of Further Education. UUJ, M.Sc. (Education Management).
Early School Leavers with Literacy Problems in the Inner City of Dublin : a retrospective study of their educational experiences. TCD, M.Ed.
Boyd, Elizabeth Sharon
Differentiated Planning in Science: How difficult is it? UUC, M.Ed.
Stress and Teaching : sources and symptoms in selected Belfast primary schools. QUB, M.Ed.
Brosnan (Madden), Olivia
A Study of Boards of Management in Voluntary Secondary Schools.
Listening to Retired Teachers : perspectives on teaching and on retirement. QUB, M.Ed.
Brown, Robert A.
The Changing Role of the Vice-Principal. QUB, M.Ed.
The Integration of Children with a Physical Disability in Ordinary School. TCD, M.Ed.
Browne, Lorraine I.
Oracy at Key Stage Two : a case study. QUB, M.Ed.
Bunworth, M. Rossa
Towards an Appropriate Understanding of Teacher Accountability. UCD, M.Ed.
A comparative study of a Phonics-Based approach and a "Real Books" method when teaching reading in a Special School. QUB, M.Ed.
The Teaching of Geography to Senior Classes in the National Schools of North County Dublin, 1992-1993. UCD, M.Ed.
The Perceived Personal and Professional Effects of Counsellor Training. QUB, M.Ed.
Burrell, June W.E.
A Case Study of the implementation of the Northern Ireland Science Curriculum in the Primary School. QUB, M.Ed.
Caldwell, Christine E.
Key Stage 2 Assessment and Transfer: a study of the pilot year 1992-93. QUB, M.Ed.
An Evaluation of Special Education Units and Integration in Northern Ireland. QUB, M.A.(Ed).
The Role of the Principal in Irish Second Level Schools. UCC, M.Ed.
Women Teachers and I.N.T.O. Policy. TCD, M.Ed.
Managing the relationship between parents and a secondary school with particular reference to communications. UUM, M.Sc.
Collins, Aidin M.
A study of the provision of modern languages for pupils with special educational needs. QUB, M.Ed.
An Illuminative Evaluation of the Process of Professional Skill Development of Participants in a Post-Registration Course in Oncological Nursing. UCD, M.Ed.
Management Practices in Profit Making and in Non-Profit Making Organisations : a comparison between schools and industry. UCG, M.Ed.
A Study of the Remedial Teaching of Reading at Primary Level. UCD, M.Ed.
An Investigation into Designing a School Development Plan. UUM, M.Sc.
The use of creative and expressive approaches with disruptive pupils. QUB, M.Ed.
The interface between education and training in Ireland - a review of opportunities and needs in a European context. Maynooth, M.Ed
Crawford, Thelma E.
The Value of Illustrations in Teaching Young Children to Read. QUB, M.Ed.
Crilly, James E.
Social Reproduction "A Christian Brother Perspective." QUB, M.Ed.
Attitudes to French in the Primary School. QUB, M.Ed.
The Development of Performance Indicators in Second Level Schools in the U.S.A. and in Great Britain : a study of their relevance to Irish education. TCD, M.Ed.
The design,trial and evaluation of a constructivist approach to teaching forces. UUM, M.Ed.
Daly, Mary Catherine
The Centrality of Consultation to Counselling in Irish Primary Education. TCD, M.Ed.
De Burgh, Siobhán Máire (aka Joan McCarrick)
The Teaching of Practical Ecology at Senior Cycle in County Sligo and County Leitrim. UCG, M.Ed.
Special Educational Needs from Warnock. QUB, M.Ed.
Dickson, David R.
An examination of primary pupils' attitudes to and concepts of science. QUB, M.Ed.
Drama in the Primary School Curriculum in the Republic of Ireland. UUM, M.Ed.
The Emergence of an Economic Dimension in Irish Educational Policy and Planning During the 1960s. UCD, M.Ed.
The Response of a Further Education College to a General Inspection Report. UUJ, M.Sc. (Education Management).
School Amalgamations : an analysis of the issues facing teachers when post-primary schools amalgamate. QUB, M.Ed.
Dunlop, Sharman Elizabeth
The introduction of a Staff Development Programme for Middle Managers in a large co-educational secondary school. UUJ, M.Sc. (Education Management).
Ellis, Elspeth C.
"Droners" and Singers : a comparison of poor pitch singers and good singers in selected Belfast primary schools with respect to cognitive, affective, social and attitudinal factors. UUJ. D.Phil.
Integration : Attitudes of Regular Education Children towards their Special Class Peers. UCG, M.D.
Fitzsimons, Mary M.L.
A Study of Moral Development in Belfast Primary Schools. QUB, M.Ed.
A Case Study Investigation of the issues raised when a primary school changed its recording policy to cater for the demands of the Common Curriculum. QUB, M.Ed.
Garvin, V.S. June
Girls' Attitudes to Science. QUB, M.Ed.
The design, trial and evaluation of a teaching programme to develop children’s understanding of elements, compounds and mixtures. UUC, M.Ed.
An evaluation of an intervention programme in a disadvantaged area. Maynooth, M.Ed.
Glover, Maureen A.K.
Post-school provision for young people with continuing special needs. UUC, M.Ed.
Greenfield, Edith, D.
A school based investigation into the suitability of the common core within the National Curriculum for the slow learner. QUB, M.Ed.
Grey, Elizabeth Anne
An investigation of the pastoral care provision in a large co-educational controlled secondary school in Northern Ireland.
UUJ, M.Sc. (Education Management).
Course Team Management in a College of Further Education : a search for improved management practice. UUM, M.Sc.
Computer Videogames : A survey of ownership trends, playing habits, emotional reactions and attitudes towards computer Videogame Systems and games and an investigation into their short-term effects upon the anxiety levels of eleven and twelve year old girls and boys. QUB, M.Ed.
A review of special needs in the primary school with reference to dyslexia and the use of information technology. QUB, M.Ed.
An investigation of assessment of mathematics at Key Stage One. QUB, M.Ed.
Managerial Roles of Pre-School Managers. TCD, M.Ed.
The origins and developments of the National School System 1831-1880. UUM, M.A.
An Analysis of Chinese Educational Reforms : a comparative study. QUB, M.Ed.
Self Esteem and the Student. TCD, M.Ed.
A Case Study of a constructivist approach to the teaching of dissolving, dilution, diffusion and mixing phenomena. UUM, M.Ed.
An appraisal of the benefits gained from Art and Design as a subject at Secondary School. UUM, M.Ed.
Leonard Bernstein and Education. TCD, M.Ed.
Jennings, Alan S.
An investigation into the inclusion of science within the transfer procedure tests (1993/94). QUB, M.Ed.
Education as an Issue in Irish Politics 1957-1981. TCD, M.Ed.
Learning in action, monitoring the implementation of Learning Contracts applied to a work based Training Programme — a case study of sport and leisure studies students on industrial placement.
UUJ. M.Sc. (Education Management).
Neurofibromatosis, Learning Abilities and Communication Styles : An Irish Study. UCD, M.Ed.
Anxiety in Irish Primary School Children : a preliminary study. TCD. M.Ed.
Kearns, Marie T.
The Philosophical, Critical and Pedagogical Writings of David Holbrook. TCD. M.Ed.
To examine how further education is meeting the needs of young people with learning difficulties through NVQ competence based education and training. QUB, M.Ed.
The changing role of the principal in the small rural primary school. QUB, M.Ed.
The design, trial and evaluation of a constructivist approach to teaching microbes. UUM, M.Ed.
The Management of the Reading Curriculum in Dublin Primary Schools. TCD. M.Ed.
Weakness of Will, Moral Development and Moral Education in the Primary School. UCD, M.Ed.
Lambkin, Brian Kevin
The Re-Presentation of Religious Traditions in Northern Ireland : a study of the "Opposite Religions Project"1989-92. UUC, D.Phil.
Issues in Oracy. QUB, M.Ed.
Lenehan, Brian P.
An investigation into GCSE examination results profiles and gender difference in Catholic and Protestant schools. UUC, M.Ed.
An investigation into whether students tend to recall more factual information from a text if they are also able to study a related map. QUB, M.Ed.
An examination of the influences on teachers' selection of fiction for children in the age group 9-13 years. QUB, M.A.(Ed).
Communication in the Rural Primary School : A Case Study. QUB, M.Ed.
Partnership in the Secondary School : a study of a secondary school's links with its feeder primaries and its implications for management. UUM, M.Sc.
Madden, Máiread A.
Clear Streams of Excellence and Wide Rivers of Ability : the grouping dilemma in education. UCG, M.Ed.
Maloney, Clare E.
The Craft and the Gift : a study of poetry and the writing process in the primary school. QUB, M.Ed.
Sport, physical education, femininity and the adolescent girl : a case study of a Convent Grammar School in Northern Ireland. QUB, M.Ed.
A study of the role behaviour modification can play in classroom discipline. QUB, M.Ed.
An examination of loss in early adolescent boys with special reference to the death of a parent. QUB, M.Ed.
An Evaluation of Pastoral Care : pupils' perceptions. UUM, M.Ed.
An analysis of the issues facing a new Principal when establishing a process for staff development in a Special School. UUM, M.Sc.
Mc Bride, Mary
The conceptual understanding of "Air" in one class of nine year old pupils : a case study. UUC, M.Ed.
Strategic planning for the development of Information Technology in a secondary school. UUJ. M.Sc. (Education Management).
The St. John of God Brothers and the development of Special Education in Ireland. UCD, M.Ed.
The Search for Efficiency. UUJ. M.Sc. (Education Management).
The role of the I.T. coordinator in the primary school. UUM, M.Ed.
McConnell, Philip G.
Teacher reaction to the provision for Irish History in the Northern Ireland curriculum with specific reference to Key Stage Three and Four. "Through the Smokescreen." QUB, M.Ed.
McCullaugh, Terence D.J.
Bullying in the Primary School. QUB, M.Ed.
Mc Cully, Thomas G.
From Special Unit to Functional Integration: a study of the role and effectiveness of a referral type centre. UUC, M.Phil.
Mc Conaghie, Joseph Alexander
An Analysis of Published Primary School Inspection Reports. UUC, M.Ed.
Mc Dowell, George
The design, trial and evaluation of a teaching programme to develop children’s understanding of electricity. UUC, M.Ed.
Mc Garvey, Marie Elizabeth
A study of the impact of local management of schools (LMS) on the administration and management of a rural co-educational secondary school, as perceived by the Principal. UUC, M.Ed.
An analysis of transition from the primary sector to St. Columb's College Boys' Grammar School with a view to improving the quality of pastoral provision for our students. UUM, M.Sc.
Mc Gonigle, Mary Margaret
Higher Education and the Preparation of Preceptors in Nursing : an evaluation of a short course. UUC, M.Ed.
Does drama assist the promotion of talking and listening in the infant classroom? UUM, M.Ed.
McGuckin, Liam G.
Aggression in schoolboy rugby : attitudes, legitimacy and intention. QUB, M.Ed.
McHugh (Blake), Bernadette
The Development of a Screening Instrument. UCD, M.Ed.
Antecedent variables of the internal-external locus of control construct in a group of juvenile delinquents. QUB, M.Ed.
McKenna, Norman P.
No Parents Beyond This Point : a study of the effects of recent legislation on the information provided and responsibilities required of schools in reporting to parents both individually and collectively. QUB, M.Ed.
Quality Education in Nursery Schools and Playgroups : a comparative study. UUM, M.Ed.
McLaughlin, John Liam
Staff Development and Performance Review of Teachers. QUB, M.Ed.
A case study of a constructivist approach to teaching psychosynthesis. UUC, M.Ed.
Gender Differences in Science : A construct validity-based analysis of modular integrated science examination scores. QUB, M.Ed.
Heritage Education : a study of its theoretical foundation with a view to its curricular implementation in school based archaeological programmes. TCD, M.Ed.
Mc Nulty, Christopher
The involvement of Ministers for Education in Post-Primary curricular policy 1959-1989. Maynooth, M.Ed.
McParland, James F.
A consideration of aspects of personal development from the personal perspective of students (sixteen plus) on vocational social care courses in the School of Applied Social Sciences, in the Belfast Institute of Further and Higher Education (BIFHE). QUB, M.Ed.
Mhic Mhathúna, Máire
Staidéar ar Roinnt Fachtóirí atá ag Cabhrú le Sealbhú na Gaeilge i Naíonraí. TCD, M.Ed.
Montgomery, Michael G.
Integration by Chance or Design? QUB, M.Ed.
A case study monitoring the implementation of science assessment procedures and the actions taken by teachers to improve future practice in Key Stage Two. QUB, M.Ed.
The evaluation of the introduction and implementation of a curriculum innovation, Suffolk Double Award Co-Ordinated Science, in an urban secondary school. UUM, M.Ed.
Wage formation and productivity growth in the regions of the U.K. 1968-1987. UUJ. D.Phil. (Education Management).
A case study which investigates the Manager's role in the planning, development, and implementation of an open learning approach to education, using a competency based assessment within a professional development undergraduate programme. UUJ. M.Sc. (Education Management).
INSET and primary school teachers’ expressed needs and school-based delivery. Maynooth, M.Ed.
The establishment and development of Vocational Education in Ireland with particular reference to Teacher Training Courses 1930-1960. UCD, M.Ed.
Murphy, Terence P.
A study of the impact of the move from a single to a split-site arrangement on a variety of aspects of life in La Salle Boys' School and an assessment of the implications of that impact for the management of the School. QUB, M.Ed.
Murray, Heather E.
Small Rural Primary School Survival in the Post-Education Reform Era. QUB, M.Ed.
Special Needs and the National Curriculum. QUB, M.Ed.
A Comparative Study of the School Planning Process in the Primary School. TCD, M.Ed.
Steiner : An Analysis of Philosophy and Application. UUM, M.Ed.
Craft Education in the Northern Ireland Curriculum 1947-1993. QUB, M.Ed.
The implementation of Health Education as Cross-Curricular theme in the Secondary School Curriculum. QUB, M.Ed.
O’ Brien, Patrick J.
The connection between theory and practice in psychiatric nurse education : an investigation of the theory-practice gap. Maynooth, M.Ed.
Issues and Principles in Language Syllabus Design, with particular reference to English for Specific Purposes. TCD, M.Ed.
Teachers’ perceptions of their pastoral responsibilities within the Northern Ireland curriculum. UUC, M.Ed.
O'Connor, Peter Noel
Towards Effective Curricula : a suggested methodology for curriculum design and development within a constituent college of the Dublin Institute of Technology. UCD, M.Ed.
Ó Deagha, Éamon
The Divine Word Missionaries in Ireland : Formation/Education Programmes 1960-1990. UCD, M.Ed.
The Development of the Self Through Education : A Comparison of Rogerian and Social Constructionist Theories. UCD, M.Ed.
A Study of Staff Development for Guidance Counsellors in Irish Post-Primary Schools. TCD, M.Ed.
Ó Donnchadha, Réamonn
The relationship of intrinsic motivation and participation in sport to self-esteem levels among primary school children. Maynooth, Ph.D.
Minor Amenity or Major Channel of Experience : a survey of the place of poetry in the Northern Ireland primary curriculum. QUB, M.Ed.
Curriculum Innovation in the Irish Primary School. TCD. M.Ed.
An Organisation Renewal Programme. TCD. M.Ed.
O'Neill, Mary E.
The Junior Certificate : A Study of its implementation in a sample of Post-Primary Schools. TCD. M.Ed.
Sheep and Goats : a study of the issues related to the definition and implementation of the Vocational dimension in the curriculum of full-time students in the post-primary sector. QUB, M.Ed.
Spatial ability, mathematical achievement and gender differences : a study. UCD. M.Ed.
The anti-bias curriculum in integrated nursery schools ...........the view of parents and teachers. QUB, M.Ed.
Owens, Mary Jacinta
Pupils' views on their second level schooling : a case study. UCD. M.Ed.
Moments of Oz : an individual's experience of Group Learning. UCG, M.A.
A study in the educational provision for the Visually Impaired within Northern Ireland at Key Stage One and Two. QUB, M.Ed.
Educational Provision in the Parish of Pallasgreen and Templebredin in the 19th Century with particular emphasis on the Erasmus Smith Trust.
Quality Assurance Activities in Residential Centres for the Mentally Handicapped. TCD. M.Ed.
Rogers, Joseph L.
The Influence of the Transfer Procedure on the Upper Primary School Curriculum. QUB, M.Ed.
Shak Poh Chan
Confucius and Education. TCD. M.Ed.
Critical Thinking as an essential component of the Pre-Registration Education of Nurses. TCD. M.Ed.
An Evaluation of the Implementation of the Physical Education Curriculum in Irish Schools. TCD. M.Ed.
Sinclair, Marlene K.
Nurse Teachers' Perceptions of Information Technology. QUB, M.Ed.
An Evaluation of Approaches to Imaginative Writing in a Primary School. UUM, M.Ed.
Teacher Stress : causes and ways of coping. QUB, M.Ed.
Stewart, M. Heather
Fairy Tales : A Pathway to Personal Development. QUB, M.Ed.
Sullivan, John J.
A study of the attitudes of post-primary teachers in Northern Ireland to assessment in physical education. QUB, M.Ed.
How management actions, staff reactions and outside influences may contribute to the stressors that exist within a particular group involved in change.
UUJ. M.Sc. (Education Management).
The management of Teacher Performance Appraisal : a case study of an attempt to introduce a voluntary scheme into a provincial Grammar School in Northern Ireland. UUJ. M.Sc. (Education Management).
Establishing a Vibrant Sixth Form. UUJ. M.Sc. (Education Management).
Integrated Education : a contribution to peace in Northern Ireland. UUM, M.A.
Traynor, Karina, L.T.
Pupils' Views of their Secondary Education : A Case Study. QUB, M.Ed.
A study of nurses' attitudes to the implementation of computers in the clinical environment. QUB, M.Ed.
Treanor, Ita M.
An investigation into the process of literacy acquisition with six and seven year olds : an action research study. QUB, M.Ed.
Tyrrell, Paul L.
Buber's Philosophy of Communication : its relevance to educational Management. TCD. M.Ed.
TQM : the concept and its possible application to the educational service. QUB, M.Ed.
Watson, Robert H.
School Management : Perceptions of the changing role of governors, the Area Board and Principals in the management of schools as a result of the Education Reform (NI) Order 1989. QUB, M.Ed.
Wright, Peter Dixon
The management of change in the post education reform order primary school. UUJ. M.Sc. (Education Management).
A historical and empirical study of women principals in National Schools. UCD. M.Ed.
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