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  • Constructionism 2020 

    Tangney, Brendan; Rowan Byrne, Jake; Girvan, Carina (TARA, 2020)
  • Constructionism in non-goal orientated virtual worlds 

    Girvan, Carina (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Computer Science & Statistics, 2013)
    Non-goal orientated virtual worlds have gained particular interest from educators in recent years; however learning experiences tend to replicate traditional praxis and lack pedagogical underpinning. This thesis proposes ...
  • Extending experiential learning in teacher professional development 

    Tangney, Brendan; Girvan, Carina; Conneely, Claire (2016)
    This paper introduces the use of experiential learning during the early stages of teacher professional development. Teachers observe student outcomes from the very beginning of the process and experience new pedagogical ...
  • Identifying an appropriate pedagogy for virtual worlds: A Communal Constructivism case study 

    Savage, Timothy; Girvan, Carina (2010)
    As increasing numbers of educators explore the use of virtual worlds for education, there is a need to consider which pedagogical approaches can provide an opportunity to do more than recreate the traditional classroom by ...
  • Trinity Access - Project Overview 

    Ni Chorcora, Eilis; Tangney, Brendan; Banks, Joanne; Bray, Aibhin; Devitt, Ann; Sullivan, Kevin; Smith, Ronan; Byrne, Philip; Girvan, Carina (Trinity Access, Trinity College Dublin, 2021)
  • Virtual Worlds: A New Environment for Constructionist Learning 

    Savage, Timothy; Girvan, Carina (2019)
    Virtual worlds have the potential to provide a new environment in which to engage learners in constructionist activities. However, they were not designed for education and have features and affordances which are not ...