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Mr Daniel Blackshields




Economics EC 1.14 Áras na Laoi Cork University Business School University College Cork

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I have been a lecturer in Economics since 1999. I also teach and supervise on the certified programmes for CIRTL – the Centre for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning. I hold an MBS (Business Economics). In 2009 I received an MA in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. This work was published in Innovative Business School Teaching (Routledge, 2013). I have presented nationally and internationally on teaching for understanding, integrative learning and creativity. I was nominated by the V.P. for Teaching and Learning for a National Excellence in Teaching Award in 2009 and won the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the President’s Award for Research on Innovative Forms of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2012. I was appointed as the CIRTL Teaching Fellow for Reflective Practice in 2012 and was nominated for a UCC Staff Recognition Award: Enhancing the Student Experience in 2014. I am a member of the NAIRTL-funded Irish Integrative Learning Project which was nominated for a NAIRTL National Excellence in Teaching Award in 2010. In 2011 we published a book: Making Connections: Intentional Teaching for Integrative Learning. I was the senior editor of the Routledge publication: Integrative Learning: International Research and Practice (2014). In 2015 I was appointed to the expert panel of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning. In 2015 I was (along with Dr. Ella Kavanagh) nominated by UCC for a National Teaching Expe