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Dr. Emily Barnes

Assistant Professor (Education)


 AAC don Ghaeilge
 Phonological awareness in the Irish language and its relationship with literacy acquisition in native and non-native Irish speakers
 The development of a bilingual formative spelling assessment for children in Irish-medium and Gaeltacht schools

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Advisor to the Educational Research Centre on the Drumcondra Test of Early Literacy - Gaeilge 2023-24
Journal Reviewer: International Journal of Multilingualism
Journal Reviewer: Teanga, The Journal of the Irish Association of Applied Linguistics.
Journal Reviewer: Linguistic Minorities in Europe Online (LME)
Inclusive and Special Education in English-Medium, Irish-Medium, and Gaeltacht Schools: Policy and Ideology of a Fragmented System in, editor(s)Lidia Mañoso-Pacheco, José Luis Estrada Chichón, Roberto Sánchez-Cabrero , Inclusive Education in Bilingual and Plurilingual Programs, 2024, pp80 - 95, [Barnes, E.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Barnes, E., Ní Chiaráin, N. & Ní Chasaide, A., phonemic awareness: language-specific and universal contributions, Reading and Writing, 2024, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Barnes, E. & Ó Duibhir, P., A Prototype Bilingual Literacy Screening Test for Pupils in Gaelscoileanna and Gaeltacht Schools: Design Consideration and Teacher Attitudes, TEANGA: The Journal of the Irish Association of Applied Linguistics, 30, 2023, p142 - 168, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Barnes, E., Morrin, O., Ní Chasaide, A., Cummins, J., Berthelsen, H., Nic Corcráin, M.,O" Neill, C., Gobl, C., Ní Chiaráin N., ) AAC don Ghaeilge: the Prototype Development of Speech-Generating Assistive Technology for Irish, Proceedings of the 4th Celtic Language Technology Workshop within LREC2022, 2022, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Ní Chasaide, A., Barnes, E., Ní Chiaráin, N., McGuirk, R., Morrin, O., Nic Corcráin, M., Cummins, J., Challenges in assistive technology development for an endangered language: an Irish (Gaelic) perspective, Ninth Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies (SLPAT-2022), 2022, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Barnes, E and Ó Duibhir, P. , An Measúnú múnlaitheach ar Scileanna Litrithe [Formative Assessment of Spelling Skills], 2022, Comhdháil Chomhairle na Gaelscolaíochta, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Barnes, E. & Ó Duibhir, P., A bilingual early literacy screener: the priorities and opinions of teachers in Gaeltacht schools and Gaelscoileanna, The Third All Ireland Research Conference on Immersion Education , 2022, 2022, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Emily Barnes, Ailbhe Ní Chasaide, Neasa Ní Chiaráin, Predictors of literacy attainment in Irish-English bilinguals: implications for bilingual literacy assessment, 22nd European Conference on Literacy 46th Annual Conference, Literacy Association of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, 4-6 July 2022, 2022, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Barnes, E., Assessment and support for dyslexia in Irish-medium education: challenges of provision in a minority language, 2021, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Barnes, E., Bilingual phonological awareness: when interdependence becomes interference, International Association for the Study of Child Language conference, 2021, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED

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Emily Barnes & Sinéad Andrews, Ag tacú le scoláirí a bhfuil riachtanais speisialta oideachais acu le linn na paindéime, le fócas ar an gcianfhoghlaim [Supporting students with special educational needs during the pandemic, with a focus on remote learning]., Comhdháil Cheannaireachta 2021 [Leadership Conference 2021 for senior management in Irish-medium school], 2021, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Barnes, E., Nascanna idir fóineolaíocht agus ortagrafaíocht na Gaeilge: dúshláin faoi cheilt i múineadh na teanga ar an tríú leibhéal? [Links between the phonology and orthography of Irish: hidden challenges in third level education]. , Lárionad na Gaeilge, Maynooth University Seminar Series, 2021, 2021, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Emily Barnes, An fheasacht fóineolaíochta agus scileanna luathlitearthachta: taighde agus cleachtadh [Phonemic awareness and early literacy skills: research and practice], Gaeloideachas Seminar Series, 2020, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Emily Barnes, Relationships between Sounds and Symbols: It"s Complicated, UCD Dictionary Seminar Series, 2020, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED