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Dr. Silvia Gallagher

Research Fellow (Charm-EU)


  Challenge based learning   Computers & Education   DISTANCE EDUCATION   Education   Education for Sustainable Development   Higher Education   Higher Education Policy   Information technology in education   Innovation in learning   Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs)   Online communities   Online Education   Online learning   Qualitative research methods   SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT   TRANSDISCIPLINARITY   TRANSDISCIPLINARY EDUCATION
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Peer reviewer for the following publications: Computers in Human Behaviour, BMC Psychiatry, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Journal of Postgraduate Research, The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, and the Asian Journal of Communication.
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Spanish Fluent Fluent Fluent
Challenge Based Learning: Recommendations for the Future of Higher Education in, editor(s)Eliseo Vilalta-Perdomo Jorge Membrillo-Hernández Rosario Michel-Villarreal Geeta Lakshmi Mariajulia Martínez-Acosta , The Emerald Handbook of Challenge Based Learning, Emerald , 2022, pp391 - 411, [Gallagher, S and Savage, T.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  URL
De Jong, L., Gallagher, S., Van Vugt, S., Bok, H., Addressing challenges for designing programmatic assessment in a transdisciplinary interinstitutional university: A CHARM-EU European University initiative case study., Assessment in Higher Education Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, June 2022, 2022, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Van Vugt, S., Gallagher, S., Riet, A., Inter-institutional Professional Development for Academic Teachers in CHARM European University, European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning Conference, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, November 2022, 2022, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Griffin, D.; Gallagher, S.; Vigano, V.; Mousa, D.; Van Vugt, S.; Lodder, A.; Byrne, J.R., Best Practices for Sustainable Inter-Institutional Hybrid Learning at CHARM European University, Education Sciences, 12, (797), 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Van Vugt, S.J.H., Gallagher, S.E., van der Riet, A.C. & Haarhuis, J.C.M. , A Framework for designing Professional Development for Interinstitutional Teaching Programmes in Higher Education: A CHARM European University Case Study , European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning , Online, 24/11/2021, 2021, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Gallagher, S, Accelerating education for the SDGs through transformations in inter-institutional higher education: A case study of the European Universities Initiative., 9th Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development, Online, September 22, 2021, 2021, Published Abstract, PRESENTED
Gallagher, S and Savage, T., Realising the possibility of a European supranational university: A conceptual reflection on the CHARM-EU European University Initiative. , Educational Studies Association of Ireland , Online, 2021, Published Abstract, PUBLISHED
O'Sullivan, G., Gallagher, S. and Van Vugt, S , Transdisciplinary Knowledge Creating Teams for the inter-institutional design of a Masters in Global Challenges for Sustainability: The CHARM-EU European University Initiative case study, 2021 European University Association. European Learning & Teaching Forum, Online, 2021, Published Abstract, PUBLISHED
Burke, EA., Bowman, S., McCallion, P., McCarron, M. and Gallagher, S., The use of massive open online courses to improve the healthcare service for adults with intellectual disability, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference: Integrated Health Care Developing Integrated Person-Centered Health Systems, TheConfo2020, Trinity College Dublin, 2020, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Gallagher, S and Savage, T, Challenge-based learning in higher education: an exploratory literature review, Teaching in Higher Education, 2020, p1 - 23, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL

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Shiel, N and Gallagher, S , CHARM-EU and TORCH - Educating and Researching the European University, European Researchers Night Event, Online, 2021, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Gallagher, S. , SDG4: CHARM European University / UniEco: Case studies of education for sustainability in action, Problem Solving the Sustainable Development Goals webinar series - SDG #4 Quality Education, Online, 2021, Trinity College Dublin, Invited Talk, PRESENTED


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Trinity College Postgraduate Research Studentship 2011