International Research Methods Summer School MIC

International Research Methods Summer School MIC

Pictured: International Research Methods Summer School launch – Prof. Jim Deegan, Head of Graduate School, MIC pictured with Professor Norman Denzin, University of Illinois.

Mary Immaculate College are hosting the annual International Research Methods Summer School from Friday May 27 to Sunday May 29. Now in its fifth year, IRMSS has gained a well-deserved reputation for attracting academic speakers of the highest quality to Mary Immaculate College Limerick city campus.

Speakers at the event this year include the renowned educational researcher Prof. Ray Land of Durham University whose research on the areas of threshold concepts and transformational learning has been internationally acclaimed. Other speakers include Prof. David Berliner of Arizona State University, author of numerous books including Myths and Lies that Threaten America’s Public Schools, Prof Marie Parker-Jenkins of the University of Limerick, author of works such as In Good Faith: Schools, Religion and Public Funding, Dr Stephen O’Brien of UCC, author of Inside Education: Exploring the Art of Good Learning, and Prof. Helen Phelan of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at UL.

According to Prof. Jim Deegan, Head of Graduate School at MIC, ‘Since its inception IRMSS has attracted scholars, students and interested observers to debate and interrogate some of the biggest dilemmas and questions concerning teaching, learning and community in Ireland and overseas. This year’s programme is one of the best yet and will bring together researchers from the USA, the UK, Ireland and other EU countries in exploring fresh perspectives on the contemporary cultures of schools, communities and broader society.’ This

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