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Increasing deep divisions in the world. What can be done? Materials for teaching and assessing deliberation, by Prof.Jürg Steiner

We experience increasingly deep social and political divisions in the world, for example in the United States and the European Union, not to speak of war torn countries like Syria and Ukraine. Are there ways to build bridges across such … Continue reading

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Teaching and Assessment strategies to promote critical thinking

Presentation by Dr Jacqueline Hayden, Department of Political Science, TCD to a PSAI Teaching and Learning round table on the teaching  and assessment strategies used in a small group teaching and learning seminar where students self-select the issues they wish … Continue reading

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Conference: Teaching Politics in our Universities

Conference : Teaching politics in our Universities: Inspiring, inciting and enlightening On September 18th 2015, the PSAI teaching and learning specialist group held a one-day conference on “Teaching politics in our universities : inspiring, inciting and enlightening”. It brought together … Continue reading

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Teaching and the 2011 General Election

The upcoming general election offers rich potential for teaching/leading research on the topic of Irish (electoral) politics with undergraduate and postgraduate students!

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Service learning in the postgraduate classroom – UCC

Information on an initative to incorporate service learning into a module on political participation and mobilisation can be found here . And here is a photo showing some of those who took part:

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About this site

The specialist group plan to use this website to share information on teaching and learning good practice, to showcase innovative approaches and to highlight research in this area. All posts, comments, articles, photos, videos etc are welcome.

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Welcome to the new webpage for the Teaching and Learning specialist grouping of the Political Studies Association of Ireland! Keep checking in for new exciting developments and materials…

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