Angela McGinn

Adult and Community Education

School of Education

Biography

Research Interests

Current - 2018 to present
PhD - School of Management, Bath University 
Focusing on identity work and identity regulation within the Irish Defence Forces 

Previous Research
The role of the self concept in determining motivation in adult students: A case for possible selves. Unpublished M.Ed thesis: University of Sheffield
 Facilitating Learning: The experience of students on access courses in the National College or Ireland: UACE conference paper
Commitment to learning: Women and their experience of access courses in Higher Education: Book Chapter in Women and Education in Ireland, Vol 1
The business case for equal opportunities in the ESB: Policy Research Centre, National College of Ireland
Women in management: A Human resources development project: Research for the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Women’s Rights
Report for the Eastern Health Board on the provision of childcare: European Commission Childcare Network

Books

  Year Publication
2018 Equality and Diversity in Ireland.
McGinn, A (2018) Equality and Diversity in Ireland. Maynooth: Dept of Adult & Community Education. [Details]
2016 Module Textbook: Training Concepts and Framework.
McGinn, A (2016) Module Textbook: Training Concepts and Framework. Maynooth: Dept. Adult and Community Education. [Details]
2016 Module Textbook: Evaluating Training.
McGinn, A (2016) Module Textbook: Evaluating Training. Maynooth: Dept of Adult & Community Education. [Details]
2016 Module Textbook: The Adult Learner and Training Design.
McGinn, A (2016) Module Textbook: The Adult Learner and Training Design. Maynooth: Dept of Adult & Community Education. [Details]
2016 Module Textbook: Delivering Training.
McGinn, A (2016) Module Textbook: Delivering Training. Maynooth: Dept of Adult & Community Education. [Details]

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
National College of Ireland Lecturer Organisational Behaviour 01-SEP-93 / 31-DEC-99
Maynooth University Mature Student Officer 01-JAN-99 / 01-MAY-01
Maynooth University Tutor and Academic Coordinator 01-SEP-02 / 31-AUG-17
University College Dublin Assistant Lecturer Psychology 01-SEP-92 / 01-SEP-93
Maynooth University Assistant Lecturer 01-SEP-17 /

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1989 University College Dublin BSc Psychology
1990 University College Dublin MSc Social and Organisational Psychology
1999 University of Sheffield MEd Adult Education

Teaching Interests

Social Research Methodology
Social Psychology
Organisational Psychology 
Psychology as applied to Adult Education 
Critical Thinking