Hannah Barton

Lecturer in Psychology

Hannah Barton

e mail: hannah.barton@iadt.ie
phone: (01) 214 4756

Qualifications and Professional Bodies

BSc Psychology and Management University College, Cork
MA Occupational Psychology University College Cork
Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Third Level, Dublin Institute of Technology
Certificate in Assistive Technology from Enable Ireland and Dublin Institute of Technology
Professional Certification in EQ-i (BarOn Emotional Quotient Inventory)

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Area of Expertise

social and organistional psychology,Psychometrics,group dynamics,podcasting and assistive technology,

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Teaching and Research

I teach Social Psychology, Personality and Psychometrics, Perception, Research Methods at undergraduate level and Social Psychology of the Internet at postgraduate level. I supervise undergraduate research projects in the areas of social and organisation psychology. I also supervise postgraduate students in the areas of personality in online gaming and blogging and in the application of social psychological topics to online behaviour such as online persuasion and online prosocial behaviour.

Current research
Service Learning and its impact on student learning.
Group dynamics and Podcasting

I am embarking on a study on Blogs as tools for reflective learning on service learning.

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Barton, H. & Hughes, J. (2009). To be or not to be altrustic: students reactions, reflections and resistance to service learning. Chapter in Mapping Civic Engagement within Higher Education in Ireland. AISHE Publications
Podcasting as an Mlearning Approach, Riordan,M., Barton,H. et al.in Keegan,D.(Ed).Mobile Learning a Practical Guide.(2006).Budapest:Aula Press.

Barton, H.,Penny,P.& Riordan,M.(2007,June). Podcasting & Mobile Learning: A pedagoic tool for social inclusion in education for students with dyslexia. Paper presented at EDEN Conference in Naples, Italy.

Penny, P. & Barton,H. (2007, June) Podcasting as Assistive Technologies. Poster presented at CELT teaching and learning conference in NUI Galway.
Barton, H, Horn, C., Penny, P. & Riordan, M. (2008, May). Collaborative Group Podcasts in Psychology: Students as architects of content, does it work? Paper presented at EDTECH Conference in Dundalk.
Barton, H., Horn, C, Penny, P. & Riordan, M. (2008, July). Collaborative Group Podcasts in Psychology: Reflections and Reactions from Students. Paper presented at the Third International Teaching in Psychology conference in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Barton, H. (2008, June).To be or not to be altruistic; The promise of service learning as a transformative learning experience for psychology students? Paper presented at the Third European Conference on Positive Psychology in Croatia.
Barton, H., Horn, C, Penny, P. & Riordan, M. (2008, June). Collaborative Group Podcasts in Psychology: Reflections and Reactions from Students. Poster presented at the Psychology Learning and Teaching Network Conference (PLAT) in Bath, England.

Barton, H. (2009, July). Altruism - How doing good can be a learning experience. Paper presented at First World Congress in Positive Psychology in Philadelphia.

Barton, H., Flood, C. & Horn, C.(2009, August).

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