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Leaving Cert Harmony (pdf)

harmony revision 2014

(For PPMTA revision day)
2014

LC backing track: case study (pdf)

(For SMEI conference)
2014

Musique Concrète at Second Level (pdf)

(For AFIS conference)
2014

Modelling Musique Concrète (pdf)

slides for conference
(For SMI Conference)
2012

Ressources Françaises

French resources: links
(For Manor House School)
2013

Mots-croisés de la Toussaint

Hallowe'en crossword
(For Manor House)
2014

Froebel Conference 2012
(For IFS Conference)
2012
new soundtrack for car ad
(Soundtrack by LC student)
2012

Leaving Cert Music Course B

LC Course B
(For PPMTA Conference)
2012

Classroom Composing (pdf)

PDST composing
(For PDST)
2011
End it with a pop!

link to beansprouts-ecoli video
(Soundtrack by JC student)
2011
smei conference paper
(For SMEI Conference )
2011
Asking the 'Right' Questions (pdf)

musique concrète: asking questions
(For RIME Conference)
2011
Secondary Music CPD (slides)

review of music cpd 2011-2011
(For RIME Conference)
2011

Melody-writing: Junior & Senior (pdf)

presented at ppmta conference october 2011
(For PPMTA Conference)
2011

Melting Clocks (after Dali)


(Soundtrack by TY students)
2011

ICT & Instrumental Teaching (pdf)

Leaving Cert Music: Aural Skills (pdf)

lc revision aural skills january 2011

(For PPMTA LC Revision)
2011

Stellar Nursing Home

nursing home on Saturn
(For TY workshops)
2011

Midland Examining Board

meb
(MEB)
2011-

Somerton Music School

home page for somerton music school website
(Birr, Co Offaly)
2010 -

Junior Cert Music: Problem Areas (slides)

talk about junior cert music problem areas
(For PPMTA)
2011

Notes for Children's Music CD

notes for teachers and parents
(For Lyric FM)
2010

Performing Locations 1 (pdf)


(For Dr Pam Burnard)
2010

illustrating music
(For TeachNet)
2010

 

Graphic Score

YouTube
(TY Musique Concrète Workshop)
2010

Organising Sounds

organising sounds
(Electroacoustic music project)
2008

Research Bursary


(From Teaching Council of Ireland)
2008

Traditional Irish Music (pdf)

traditional irish music
(For PPMTA)
2008
music quiz number 1
(Music Puzzles for Scoilnet)
2007-2008

Leaving Cert Melody-writing (Slides)

slideshow accompanying talk about melody-writing
(For PPMTA LC Revision Day)
2008
© NOTES for Leaving Certificate Music

support for new text book
(Textbook and workbooks)
2008-

Teachers' Workshop (Slides)

teachers' workshop melody
(Slides for PPMTA members)
2007

Drumsteps Website


(Just the temporary site, not the content)
2005

Basic Web-Design

basic web design
(Teaching Netscape for Hibernia)
2005

Lego Robotics in the Classroom

lego course
(ICT training for Hibernia)
2005

Harmony for Leaving Certs

leaving cert harmony slides supporting presentation at revision day
(For PPMTA LC Revision Day)
2004
Composing Workshops

trinity clubhouse
(Composing at CRITE)
2004

The Music of Sound I

listening project
(For MITE project)
2003

The Music of Sound II

composing project
(For MITE project)
2004

Ode to MITE (at CRITE)

not to be taken too seriously
(For a Laugh)
2004
Examining Melody-Writing


(For a Laugh)
2003
Timbral Trivia

section of my first ever website

(For DIT course)
1999

Research in Education


2014 SMEI Cork Abstract "Tackling the 'full' music technology option in the Leaving Certificate practical examination: A longitudinal case study."
2014 AFIS Dublin Abstract "Maîtriser les bruits: musique concrète classroom composing at secondary school level in Ireland."
2013 SMEI Dublin Abstract "Soundtrack as a scaffold for musique concrète composing at secondary school."
2012 SMEI Limerick Abstract "Investigating the Relevance of 19th Century Kindergarten Songs in the 21st Century Infant Classroom."
2012 SMI Dundalk Abstract "Modelling Musique Concrète Composing at Secondary School."
2012 IFS Dublin Abstract "Creativity and Musicality through Digital Soundscape Composing."
2012 IFS Dublin Abstract "Musical Gifts: Composing Songs for Children."
2011 SMEI Cork Abstract "Composing in Secondary Schools in Ireland: sustaining the momentum."
2011 RIME Exeter Abstract "Creativity and new approaches to CPD for second-level music teachers in Ireland: A review."
2011 RIME Exeter Abstract "Musique concrète at secondary school: Asking the 'right ' questions."
2010 ATEE Prague Abstract "Digital Soundscapes: Student teachers organising sounds in a technology-enhanced learning environment."
2009 BERA Cambridge   "Soundscape as creative endeavour."
2009 Kaleidoscope Cambridge Abstract "Composing Musique Concrète at Secondary School: Lessons Learnt from Pre-Pilot Work."
2009 RIME Exeter Abstract "Students Organising Sounds: Examining the fragile relationship between scaffolding and creativity in the area of electroacoustic composition at secondary school level."
2009 Seminar Cambridge   "The Glories of a Blank Screen: Investigating electroacoustic music at secondary school level."
2008 Seminar Leicester   "Tuition and Intuition: Researching electroacoustic music at secondary school."
2008 EMS08 Paris Paper "At the chalkface: Using aspects of Roger Doyle's music to introduce electroacoustic music to secondary school music students."
2008 ISME Bologna Abstract "An examination of adolescents' electroacoustic compositions: Developing an aesthetic."
2006 'Organised Sound'   Journal "From Peering in the Window to Opening the Door: a constructivist approach to making electroacoustic music accessible to young listeners." Organised Sound, 11(2), (179-187).
2005 EMS05 Montréal Abstract "From Peering in the Window to Opening the Door"
2005 'IADAT' Madrid Journal "VIEW: Visually Investigating Electroacoustic Waves" in IADAT Journal of Advanced Technology on  Imaging and Graphics (39-43) 1, (2). Abstract
2005 MICTE Caceres Abstract "The Music of Sound: A constructivist approach to the comprehension of electroacoustic music, through the composition of musique concrète, at post-primary level"
2005 MICTE Caceres Abstract "MOSAIC in Music Composition"
2004 Trinity College Dublin Dissertation "The Music of Sound: A Constructivist Approach to the Comprehension of Electroacoustic Music, through the Composition of Musique Concrète at Post-Primary School Level." Microsoft Award.
2001 Music Education Dublin   "Can we Leave our Composing Unplugged"?

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