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Irish and Modern Languages Publications
Patrick Farren (2018) 'Transforming Language Teaching and Learning' Published by Peter Lang International
Patrick Farren (2012) Autonomous Language Teaching; Pre-requisite to autonomous language learning' In book: Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Language Teaching and Learning. Published by Peter Lang.
Patrick Farren (NUIG) and Eugene McKendry (QUB) (2014) 'Language Teacher in Ireland, North and South: policy, provision, practice, and implications'. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 4 (11)
Patrick Farren (2016) Addressing Needs of English Language Learners in Mainstream Classes: Lessons for Teacher Education in Ireland. Irish Journal of Education, 41
Patrick Farren (2016) '‘‘Transformative Pedagogy’’ in the context of language teaching: being and becoming'. World Journal on Educational Technology.
Patrick Farren (2016) Personal Construct: Its Significance For Language Teacher and Language Learner, in Conference proceedings of Clute Institute. ISSN: 1539-8557. (print); 2157-9660 (online)
Áine Furlong, Brendan Mac Mahon, & Sinéad Ní Ghuidhir (2012) Irishand Modern Languages: A Collaborative Journey in Initial Teacher Education' In: Re-Imagining Initial Teacher Education: Perspectives on Transformation. Dublin: The Liffey Press.
Brendan Mac Mahon, Seán Ó Grádaigh & Sinéad Ní Ghuidhir (2016) An straitéis litearthachta in iar-bhunscoileanna lan-Ghaeilge: Cad is ciall le litearthacht san earnáil seo agus cad iad na dúshláin? In: Ó Ceallaigh, T.J. & Ó Laoire, M. (eag.). (2016) An Tumoideachas: Bua nó Dua? An Chéad Chomhdháil Taighde Uile-oileánda ar an Tumoideachas: Imeachtaí Comhdhála. Baile Átha Cliath: An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta agus Gaelscolaíochta.
Brendan Mac Mahon (2014) Making the invisible visible: disciplinary literacy in secondary school classrooms, Irish Educational Studies, 33:1, 21-36, DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2013.867243
Seán Ó Grádaigh (2015) Who are qualified to teach in second level Irish-medium schools?, Irish Educational Studies, 34:2, 165-182, DOI:10.1080/03323315.2015.1025533
Seán Ó Grádaigh (2016) Soláthar Múinteoirí Ábhar do na hIarbhunscoileanna LánGhaeilge. An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta & Gaelscolaíochta (COGG), Dublin
Sinéad Ní Ghuidhir (2016) An fhoghlaim chomhtháite ábhar agus teangacha: Sceal dhá scoil. In: Ó Ceallaigh, T.J. & Ó Laoire, M. (eag.). (2016) An Tumoideachas: Bua nó Dua? An Chéad Chomhdháil Taighde Uile-oileánda ar an Tumoideachas: Imeachtaí Comhdhála. Baile Átha Cliath: An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta agus Gaelscolaíochta.