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Dr. Carina Girvan

Research Fellow (Computer Science)


  21st Century Skills   Academic Achievement   affordances   Computer-Aided Instruction   constructionism   creativity   crowdsourcing   Distance Learning   Educational Evaluation/Assessment   Educational Improvement   educational robotics   Educational/Instructional Technology   E-Learning   Elementary Education   Elementary/Secondary Education   emerging technologies   High School Education   integrated STEM   Social Constructivism   Student Enrichment   Teacher Attitudes   Teacher Education   teacher professional development   Virtual Worlds
Byrne, J.R., Girvan, C. and Clayson, J., Constructionism moving forward, British Journal of Educational Technology, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Carina Girvan, Timothy Savage, Virtual Worlds: A New Environment for Constructionist Learning, Computers in Human Behavior, 99, 2019, p396 - 414, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Girvan C., What is a virtual world? Definition and classification, Educational Technology Research and Development, 66, (5), 2018, p1087 - 1100, p1087-1100 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Girvan C., Tangney B., Savage T., SLurtles: Supporting constructionist learning in Second Life, Computers and Education, 61, 2013, p115 - 132, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Carina Girvan, Timothy Savage, Ethical considerations for educational research in a virtual world, Interactive Learning Environments, 20, (3), 2012, p239 - 251, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Carina Girvan, Timothy Savage, Identifying an appropriate pedagogy for virtual worlds: A Communal Constructivism case study, Computers and Education, 55, (1), 2010, p342 - 349, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI

Brendan Tangney, Aibhín Bray, Ann Devitt, Carina Girvan, Eilís Ní Chorcora, Jen Maguire Donohoe, Joanne Banks, Kevin Sullivan, Lisa Keane, Philip Byrne, Rónán Smith and Cliona Hannon, Trinity Access - Project Overview, TARA, Trinity Access, Trinity College Dublin, December, 2021, Report, PUBLISHED