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Dr. Josephine Boland BA, MSc, PhDED
As Senior Lecturer in Education within the School of Medicine, I have the opportunity to bring my experience and expertise in curriculum and assessment to the challenging and rewarding context of medical education. My experience derives from over 30 years in further, higher and teacher education, as a practitioner, scholar and researcher and in national qualifications framework development. I currently lead a Curriculum Mapping research and development project in the School, contribute to the review of clinical assessment and support faculty development.
|Boland,J. (2007) 'Higher Education and Civic Engagement- International Perspectives' In: Ashgate Aldershot (eds). [Details]|
|Boland,J. (2008) 'Pedagogies for Civic Engagement in Irish higher education: principles and practices in context in Sandén' In: Vytautas Magnus University Press (eds). Democracy, Citizenship and Universities Kaunus. Marie-Louise and Zdanevicius. [Details]|
|Keane, Elaine; Boland, Josephine (2013) 'The transformative potential of service/community-based learning as a pedagogy for diversity and social justice in teacher education: A case study from Ireland' In: Service learning and educating in challenging contexts: International perspectives. London: Continuum books. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Boland, J. (1994) 'The reform of senior cycle education provision in Ireland. A proposal for radical change'. IRISH EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, 13 . [Details]|
|Boland, J (2004) 'A Credit System for Ireland: A question of priority ?'. International Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 11 (1):95-110. [Details]|
|Boland, J (2005) 'Student participation in shared governance: A means of advancing democratic values?'. Tertiary Education and Management, 11 (3). [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2010) 'Teaching and learning through civic engagement: prospects for sustainability in teacher education'. Issues in Educational Research, 20 (1):1-20. [ARAN Link] [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2004) Shared Governance: a sufficient condition for democratic universities? A case of Ireland. European Assoication for Institutional Research. Barcelona, Spain: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2005) Realising a civic role of higher education: conceptions of knowledge, community and civil society. European Conference of Higher Education. Dublin, Ireland: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J, McIlrath, L. (2005) Culture and Context: The Process of Localising Service Learning in Ireland. International Conference on Civic Engagement and Service Learning Universities, Students and Community. NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J, McIlrath, L. (2005) Developing New Learning Communities through teaching, research and service - a case study . All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE) and Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) Annual Conference. Belfast: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2006) Bridging boundaries or sorties through sallyports: the case of pedagogies of engagement. Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference. Brighton, England: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2006) Pedagogies for Civic Engagement in Irish higher education: principles and practices in context. CIVICUS International Conference on Democracy, Citizenship and higher education Dialogue between Universities and Community. Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunus, Lithuania: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Wallen, M, McIlrath, L, Pandit, A. (2007) Educating Ireland's Future Engineers Through Service: Developing Conceptions of Professional Identity and Civic Responsibility. 7th International Research Conference on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Sustainability and Scholarship. Tampa, Florida: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2008) Reconciling diverse orientations to civic engagement in the context of an engaged curriculum. Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference Brighton. Brighton: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2008) Research Ethics in Practice: Balancing Virtue and Vice. Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference Research Ethics and Society: Interrogating a New Ireland. Galway: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2008) Reconciling diverse orientations to civic engagement in the context of an engaged curriculum. Scciety for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference Liverpool. Liverpool: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2008) A Curriculum for Civic Engagement in Higher Education: Re-Conceptualising the Academic Role . European Conference on Educational Research. Goteburg,Sweden: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Keane, K, McGinley, H (2009) Learning to Teach for Social Justice: lessons from initial teacher education in Ireland . International Conference on Service Learning in Teacher Education. Galway: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2009) A pedagogy for diversity in higher education? The transformative potential of service/community-based learning in initial teacher education. All Ireland Society for Higher Education Annual Conference, Valuing Complexity: Celebrating Diverse Approaches to Teaching & Learning in Higher Education. NUI Maynooth: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2009) Teaching and learning for civic engagement: Sustainability though alignment. Campus Engage International Conference: Higher Education and Civic Engagement Partnerships: Create, Challenge, Change. Dublin: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2009) Agency and alignment: some insights from teaching and learning through civic engagement. Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference. Kilkenny: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2010) Civic engagement: meeting the challenge of sustaining innovative policy and practice. EAIR 32nd Annual Forum. Valencia, Spain: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland, J. (2010) Conceptions of civic engagement: implications for sustainability in an age of measurement. The Engaged University - Embracing Change Conference of the National Centre for Coordinating Civic Engagement. London: Conference Paper [Details]|
|Boland,J. (1999) Strategy for Developing a National Credit System. National Qualifications Authority of Ireland. Dublin City University: Other Item [Details]|