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primary school Social Sciences
teaching Social Sciences
curriculum Social Sciences
infant development Social Sciences
classroom Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
disposition Social Sciences
Curriculum Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2007 2017

Research Output 1995 2017

Playful Teaching and Learning

McGuinness, C., Walsh, G. & McMillan, D., 30 Apr 2017, London: SAGE Publications, Inc. 217 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Using Spaced Learning for Secondary Science Exam Revision: A Design and Feasibility Study of the SMART Spaces Programme

O'Hare, L., Stark, P., McGuinness, C., Thurston, A., Biggart, A. & Gittner, A., 01 Nov 2017, ICERI2017 Proceedings: 10th Annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation Seville, Spain. IATED, p. 1573 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Reproducibility of Results
Decision Making
Surveys and Questionnaires
Statistical Factor Analysis
Regression Analysis
8 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
longitudinal study
university admission
aptitude test
psychology student


National Teaching Fellowship

Carol McGuinness (Recipient), Jul 2000

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Activities 2002 2012

External Examiner, PhD level, UCD

Carol McGuinness (Examiner)
Oct 2012

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

National University of Ireland, Galway (External organisation)

Carol McGuinness (Member)
Jan 2012 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Invited Member of the Steering Group of Crois (Cross Regional Opportunities: Improving Social Cohersion), an EU Interreg educational project on widening participation

Carol McGuinness (Member)
Nov 2011Jan 2013

Activity: Consultancy typesContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Conference on Longitudinal Research in Northern Ireland: Intervention and Policy Relevance

Carol McGuinness (Organiser)
24 Feb 2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

PhD Examiner

Carol McGuinness (Examiner)
Nov 2011 → …

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination


Making a Difference to Children's Learning in Schools: Learning to Think and Learning Through Play

Carol McGuinness (Participant), Noel Sheehy (Participant), Angela Eakin (Participant), Karen Trew (Participant), Elizabeth Sproule (Participant)

Impact: Public Policy Impact


Measuring critical thinking skills and dispositions in undergraduate students

Author: O'Hare, L., Oct 2004

Supervisor: McGuinness, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy