Emmett, Dr Yvonne

NCI Learning & Teaching

(01) 4498547

yvonne.emmett@ncirl.ie

Key Responsibilities at NCI 

  • Teaching Enhancement Co-ordinator 
  • Programme Director, Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Learning 
  • Lecturer and Module Leader – Digital Capabilities and the Learner Experience (Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Learning), Inquiry Learning (B.A. in Early Childhood Care and Education and B.A. in Adult and Workforce Education), Contemporary and Enduring Questions in Education and Assessment (PGDip in Arts in Learning and Teaching)  
  • Research Supervisor – B.A. in Early Childhood Care and Education, M.A in Learning and Teaching 

Education 

  • Doctor of Education (2013), Dublin City University 
  • M.Sc. in Education and Training Management (2007), Dublin City University 
  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Information Systems (2002), Trinity College Dublin 

Academic Experience 

  • Lecturer in Education, National College of Ireland, Ireland (2018 to present) 
  • Lecturer in Education, Dublin City University (2015-2018) 
  • Educational Technologist, UCD Teaching and Learning, University College Dublin (2016-2017) 
  • Co-ordinator of Higher Education Programmes, An Cosán (2016) 

Research Interests 

  • Teaching with digital technologies; digital capability; academic development; professional development; educational action research; learning through inquiry; contemplative pedagogy; subjectivity in education; educational relationships. 

Professional Activities 

  • Member of Educational Developers in Ireland Network (EDIN) 
  • Member of Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA) 
  • Member of Network for Educational Action Researcher in Ireland (NEARI) 
  • Associate, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 
  • Expert, International Expert Panel Meeting December 2018, SOLITY - VET Social Utility Monitor, Erasmus+ KA3 - Call: EACEA/41/2016
  • Seminar Convenor, Developing Digital Graduate Attributes Within, Across and Beyond the Curriculum Seminar, National College of Ireland, 27 November 2019, (National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Seminar Series 2019/2020)

Key Publications 

Papers in Refereed Journals 

  • Emmett, Y. 2015. Re-thinking professional development and accountability: towards a more educational training practice, International Journal for Transformative Research, 10 August 2015. 

Conference Papers 

  • Emmett, Y. 2017. All Aboard: Digital Skills and Digital Badges. Presentation at Navigating Digital Learning: UCD EdTECx Talks conference, 22 March 2017. 
  • Emmett, Y. 2017. All Aboard: Digital Skills for Higher Education. Presentation at UCD Access Symposium, 9 June 2017. 
  • Truskowska, E., Emmett, Y. and Guérandel, A. 2017. Digital Badges: An Interactive Logbook Equivalent to Facilitate Student Engagement and Motivation in a Psychiatry Undergraduate Module. Poster Presentation, College of Psychiatrists of Ireland Winter Conference 2017, 16/17 November 2017.  
  • Truskowska, E., Emmett, Y. and Guérandel, A. 2018. Digital Badges: An Interactive Logbook Equivalent to Facilitate Student Engagement and Motivation in a Psychiatry Undergraduate Module. Presentation at INMED2018, Irish National Medical Educators Conference, 7/9 February 2018
  • Emmett, Y. and Hyland, S. 2019. Teaching as Response, Responsibility and Response-ability. Presentation at International Conference on Engaging Pedagogy, University of Limerick, 13 December 2019
  • Emmett, Y. and Goldrick, M. 2019. Developing Digital Capability in Further Education and Training: Learning Through Inquiry. Presentation at International Conference on Engaging Pedagogy, University of Limerick, 13 December 2019
  • Emmett, Y. and Hyland, S. 2019. Teaching as Response, Responsibility and Response-ability. Presentation at International Conference on Engaging Pedagogy, University of Limerick, 13 December 2019
  • Emmett, Y. and Goldrick, M. 2019. Developing Digital Capability in Further Education and Training: Learning Through Inquiry. Presentation at International Conference on Engaging Pedagogy, University of Limerick, 13 December 2019

Reports 

  • Evaluation of UCD Student Digital Ambassador Initiative (2017
  • Evaluation of UCD Digital/Open Badges Pilot (2017)

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