2016 (*Invited)

  • Workshop*: Planning the laboratory in curriculum design, National Forum TEAM Project, Athlone, June 2016.
  • Keynote*: University of Southampton, Chemistry Education Symposium, 8th June 2016 (to celebrate Prof David Read’s Inaugural Lecture).
  • Plenary*: E-portfolios to facilitate student collaboration, NCCA, Dublin Castle, 17th May 2016.
  • Lecture*: Using technology to maximise the benefit of contact time with students, University of Reading, 16th May 2016.
  • Lecture: Piloting online marking in Chemistry: Lessons learned and future directions, eLearning@ed 2016, University of Edinburgh, 6th May 2016.
  • Keynote*: Documenting learning with e-portfolios: blurring personal and professional, E-portfolios in Ireland, Dublin, 21-23rd March 2016.

2014

  • Opening Keynote: The Digital Future, Dublin E-learning Summer School, June 2014.
  • Michael K. Seery, Student Engagement with Flipped Chemistry Lectures, International Conference on Chemistry Education, Toronto, July 2014.

2013

  • Invited Plenary Lecture: Variety in Chemistry Education, University of Liverpool, August 2013.
  • Invited Plenary Lecture: Eurovariety in Chemistry Education, Limerick, 2013
  • RSC Higher Education Award Invited Lecture Series:'”The More we do, the less they do”? – Effective use of technology in chemistry education’: University of Leicester (March 2013), University of Keele (March 2013), Kingston University (May 2013), Imperial College London (May 2013), Newcastle University (May 2013), Dublin City University (May 2013).
  • Completing case-study research, DIT Learning Teaching and Technology Centre, April 2013.

2011

  • M. K. Seery, Podcasting for Chemistry Education (Workshop), Variety in Chemistry Education 2011, University of York, 1-2 Sept 2011.
  • M. K. Seery and C. Mc Donnell, Supporting student learning with pre-lecture e-resources: design, implementation and evaluation, Variety in Chemistry Education 2011, University of York, 1-2 Sept 2011.
  • M. K. Seery and C. Mc Donnell, Supporting student learning with pre-lecture e-resources: design, implementation and evaluation, EdTech 2011, Waterford Institute of Technology, 1 June 2011.
  • M. K. Seery and C. Mc Donnell, Pre-Lecture Resources to Reduce In-Lecture Cognitive Load, Graduate Student Conference, Dublin Institute of Technology, 14 June 2011.
  • M. K. Seery, Podcasting and Screencasting for Supporting Lectures, DRHEA E-Learning Summer School, 20 – 24th June 2011.
  • M. K. Seery, Supporting first year learners with pre-lecture activities, Easing the School-to-University Transition: Improving and Enhancing the Undergraduate Experience, 30 March 2011, Queen’s University, Belfast (invited lecture).
  • M. K. Seery, Blending in-class lectures and online resources – three strategies to support lectures, More Effective Lectures, HE Academy, University College London, March 2011 (invited lecture).
  • M. K. Seery and M. O’Keeffe, Rapid Screencasting and Podcasting to support Lectures, DIT LTTC Workshop (DIT staff only), 9th Feb 2011 – Register Here
  • Supporting lectures with online pre-lecture resources: design and implementation, Sligo Webinar Series, 26th Jan 2011, More Here.
  • M. K. Seery, Pre-lecture resources to support first year lectures, 11th Annual Showcase of Learning and Teaching Innovations, DIT, 12th Jan 2011. Information here.
  • M. K. Seery, Blending in-class lectures and online resources – three strategies to support lectures,

Pre-2010

  • More Effective Lectures*, HE Academy, University of Edinburgh, December 2010 (invited lecture).
  • C. Mc Donnell*, M. K. Seery and D. Kett, Did It Work? Research Awareness and Readiness Evaluation of Undergraduate Students, Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, University of North Texas, August 2010.
  • M. K. Seery, Translating an in-class course to an on-line environment: A practitioner’s perspective. Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, University of North Texas, August 2010.
  • C. Mc Donnell, C. O’Connor, S. Rawe and MK Seery, Developing Independent Learners through an Innovative Laboratory Teaching Programme, Celebrating excellence in teaching and learning in the DRHEA*, UCD, Dublin, May 2010.
  • M. K. Seery, Translating an in-class module – design, implementation and reflection, Eurovariety in Chemistry Education, 2009, Manchester, Sept. 2009.
  • M. K. Seery, Translating an in-class module – design, implementation and reflection, EdTech 2009, National college of Ireland, May 2009.
  • M. K. Seery, Translating an in-class module – a practitioner’s perspective, DIT Learning and Teaching Showcase, Jan 2009.
  • M. K. Seery*, Christine O’Connor, Claire McDonnell, “Context-based Practicals for Forensic Chemistry”: Invited Lecture, Open University, April 2008.
  • Christine O’Connor*, Claire McDonnell, Michael Seery, ‘Solving Problems in Undergraduate Chemistry Laboratories’,Invited lecture, Reading University, April 2008.
  • Michael Seery*, Christine O’Connor and Claire Mc Donnell, “Mini-Projects in the Chemistry Lab”: DIT Learning and Teaching Showcase, Dublin 2007.
  • Michael Seery*, Christine O’Connor and Claire Mc Donnell, “Innovations in Chemistry Practical Education”: EuroVariety in Chemistry, Prague, 2007.
  • Christine O’Connor*, Sarah Cresswell, John Fox, Claire McDonnell, Cora O’Donnell and Michael Seery ‘Enhancing Forensic Science Context-based Laboratory Activities for Undergraduate Chemistry Students’ , Variety in Chemistry Education, University of Leicester, August 2007.
  • Christine O’Connor*, Claire McDonnell, Michael Seery, ‘ Continuous Improvement in e-Learning:  Investigating the Effect and Impact of Our WebCT Chemistry Support Initiative (CSI) and Implications for Further Enhancement of the Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) Developed’ , EdTech, DIT, Bolton St., May 2007.
  • Christine O’Connor*, Claire McDonnell, Michael Seery, ‘Implementation of Project-Based Learning in the Laboratory’ , DIT Learning & Teaching Showcase, January 2007.
  • M. K. Seery*, Christine O’Connor, Claire McDonnell, “Less Cookery and More Chemistry”: 8th European Conference on Research in Chemical Education, Budapest, Hungary 2006.
  • C. Mc Donnell*, C. O’Connor and M.K. Seery, ‘A Digital Space Odyssey in Chemical Education – Development of Online Tutoring Skills and the Application of ICT to Teach Transferable Skills’, 8th European Conference on Research in Chemical Education, Budapest, August 2006.
  • C. O’Connor, C. Mc Donnell and M. Seery, ‘Chemistry Crosswords: Learning Activities to Support Non-Traditional Students in third level education’, 7th Irish Variety in Chemistry Teaching, Dublin Institute of Technology, March 2005.
  • Claire Mc Donnell, Christine O’Connor, Michael K Seery, “Developing Practical Chemistry Skills By Means of  Student Driven PBL Projects’ , DIT Showcase of Learning and Teaching Innovations, FOCAS Institute, Dublin Institute of Technology, May 2005.