Kathleen Mc Tiernan
Assistant Professor, Clin Speech & Language Studies

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Sheehy, A., McTiernan, K, Walsh , I.P. , Communication and the Adult with ADHD: Duties & Dilemmas in the Workplace , Creating the Future Now: Advancing Research and Clinical Practice, 30th World Congress IALP, Dublin Ireland , August 21-25 2016 , 2016 Conference Paper, 2016

Conway A, Gilheaney O, McTiernan K, Walshe M, Validating a Novel Tongue Pressure Measurement Device: Research challenges , Dysphagia , European Society of Swallowing Disorders Congress, Brussels, Belgium, Oct 23rd 25th 2014, 30, 2015, pp242- Conference Paper, 2015

Storied Lives: Connecting Life Course Narrative Identities and Eudaimonic Happiness in Later Life. in, A. Nicolas & I. Flaherty , Growing Up, Growing Old: Trajectories of Times and Lives., Oxford, Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2013, pp151 - 174, [O'Donnell, D. & McTiernan, K.] Book Chapter, 2013

McTiernan, K. & O'Donnell, D. , 'Life Histories Archive', 2012, - Digital research resource production, 2012 URL

O'Donnell, D & McTiernan, K. , Connecting narrative complexity, ego integrity and later life eudaimonic well-being through an exploration of personal stories of self. , 7th Biennial International Meaning Conference , Toronto, Canada, July 26-29 , 2012 Oral Presentation, 2012

McTiernan, K. & O'Donnell, D. , The meaningful life: Constructing eudaimonic happiness in later life through storytelling, Center for Social Concerns, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, February 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

McTiernan, K. & O'Donnell, D. , Reflections in Context: The Creation of Life Meaning and Wellbeing through Reminiscence and Generativity, 7th Biennial International Meaning Conference to be held July 26-29, 2012, Toronto, Canada., Toronto, Canada, July 26-29, 2012 Poster, 2012

Quinn, A. Leahy, M. & McTiernan, K. (2012), Evaluating language assessments with members of the travelling community. , Journal of Clinical Speech and Language Studies, 18, 2012, p1 - 16 Journal Article, 2012

McTiernan, K. & O'Donnell, D. , The Life History Digital Archive: Narratives facilitating intergenerational knowledge exchange, Center for Social Concerns, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

McTiernan, K., The importance of reminiscence in the creation of intergenerational knowledge exchange: Recapturing the art of storytelling in Ireland., Launch of the Life Histories Archive, The Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin, May, 2012, 2012 Oral Presentation, 2012

Molloy, J., Flynn, E., McTiernan, K. & O'Leary, D. , Influence of television viewing on vocabulary development in children undeer five years of age, IASLT Biennial Conference, Dublin Ireland, 24-25 November 2011, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

McTiernan, K. & O'Donnell, D. , The Life History Digital Repository: Exchanging knowledge of the lived life, Ageing Globally, Ageing Locally, Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) , Dublin Ireland, November 2011, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

O'Donnell, D. & McTiernan, K. , Local stories in global contexts: An exploration of the construction of eudaimonic happiness in later life through the scaffoldng of life stories onto wider social ad cultural narrative frames, Ageing Globally, Agening Locally, Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI), Dublin Ireland, November 2011, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

McTiernan, K. & O'Donnell, D. , Exhibition of Lifescapes: Mapping Dublin Lives, The Bridge IT Project., The Official Opening of the Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin, September, 2010, 2010 Oral Presentation, 2010

Storied Lives: An Exploration of Life Course Narrative Identities and the Factors Linked to Happiness in Later Life. in, editor(s)Blatterer, H. & Glahn, J. , Times of Our Lives: Making Sense of Growing Up & Growing Old. , eBook, Interdisciplinary Press, 2010, pp145 - 159, [O'Donnell, D. & McTiernan, K. ] Book Chapter, 2010 URL

Leahy,M., McTiernan, K,, Smith, MM,, Sloane, P,. Walsh, I,, Walshe, M,, Ni Cholmain, C. , Foundation studies in education for therapy practice: curriculum updating, Folia Phoniatrica et Logopedica: Special Education Issue., 62, (2), 2010, p255 - 259 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

O'Donnell, D. & McTiernan, K., Narrative biography and the construction of happiness in later life. , International Positive Psychology Association First World Congress on Positive Psychology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , May, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

McTiernan, K. & Garry, J, What Makes People Happy? An Exploration of the Links between Happiness and Lifestyle Factors across the Lifespan, International Positive Psychology Association First World Congress on Positive Psychology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Valiulis, M., McTiernan, K., O'Donnell, D. Brennan, N. (2008). , Lifescapes: Mapping Dublin Lives, The Bridge-IT Project, 2008, - Exhibition, 2008 URL

Sloane, P. & McTiernan, K., Vocal symptoms and stress in student teachers. , Choice for Voice 2008: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Performance, Health and Research in Voice. The British Voice Association, London, 2008 Conference Paper, 2008

The 'triple jump' assessment in problem based learning: An evaluative method used in the appraisal of both knowledge acquisition and problem solving skills in, editor(s)G. O'Neill, S. Huntley-Moore, and P. Race , Case Studies of Good Practice in Assessment of Student earning in Higher Education, Dublin, AISHE, 2007, pp116 - 119, [K. McTiernan, M. Leahy, I.P. Walsh, P. Sloane, M. Smith] Book Chapter, 2007 TARA - Full Text URL

Examining students' clinical skills: Assessment of the 'unseen' client in a speech and language therapy clinic in, editor(s)G. O'Neill, S. Huntley-Moore, and P. Race , Case Studies of Good Practices in Assessment of Studnet Learning in Higher Education, Dublin, AISHE, 2007, pp16 - 20, [I.P. Walsh, K. McTiernan, and M. Leahy] Book Chapter, 2007 URL TARA - Full Text

McTiernan, K., Leahy, M., Walsh, I.P. , Evaluation of problem based learning through the use of intermittent, semi-structured feedback surveys: Are course learning outcomes being met?, Linkopings Universitet, Lonkoping, Sweden, May, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Leahy, M.M., Dodd, B.J., Walsh, I.P. and Murphy, K., "Education for practice in the UK and Ireland: Implementing problem based learning", Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 58, 2006, p48 - 54 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

McTiernan, K, The use of the "one minute paper" in the evaluation of a problem based learning psychology course: Can outcomes be measured using this evaluation method? , 114th American Psychological Association Convention, New Orleans, August, 2006 Poster, 2006

Leahy, M.M., Delaney, C.M, Murphy, K., Student clinicians' preferences for (not) working with stuttering, Proceedings of the Fourth World Congress of Fluency Disorders, 4th World Congress of the International Fluency Association, Montreal, Canada, July, Nijmegen University Press, 2004, pp539 - 545 Conference Paper, 2004

Murphy, K., Psychology and Problem Based Learning: Do student's Perceptions of the Advantages and Disadvantages of PBL Change?, Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, April, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

Murphy K., Student perceptions of the advantages and disadvantages of problem based learning., Journal of Clinical Speech and Language Studies, 14, 2004, p64 - 76 Journal Article, 2004 TARA - Full Text

Murphy, K., Psychology and problem based learning: First, second and third year student perceptions of this innovative education method compared, 26th Annual National Institute on the teaching of psychology, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, USA,, January, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

Sloane, P., Murphy, K., Stress and vocal attrition in student teachers, The Psychological Society of Ireland Division of Health Psychology Conference, Psychology, Health and Medicine, Galway, April, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

Gerry Shiel, Ursula Ni Dhalaigh (ed.), Psychological profiles of mature third level students with dyslexia. Other Ways of Seeing: Diversity in Language and Literacy, Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Reading, Dublin City University, 2, July, Reading Association of Ireland , 2003, 32-37 p Proceedings of a Conference, 2003

Murphy, K.(ed.), 4th Anual International Research Conference of the School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies (TCD) Transforming Healthcare Through Research, Education and Technology, Education decisions at third level: a study of the factors which influence choices, Dublin, Ireland, 2003 Proceedings of a Conference, 2003

Murphy, K., Psychology and problem based learning: Advantages and disadvantages of innovation, Teaching Pedagogy. American Psychological Association 111th Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada, July, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Murphy, K., Level of education and global self worth of women in midlife, The British Psychological Society Northern Ireland Branch Annual Conference, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Murphy, K.(ed.), 3rd Annual International Research Conference Transforming Healthcare Through Research, Education and Technology, Nursing as a career choice: A study of the decision making factors which influence the trajectory, Trinity College Dublin, November, 2002 Proceedings of a Conference, 2002

Murphy, K., Nursing as a career choice: A study of the decision making factors which influence the trajectory, 3rd Annual International Research Conference Transforming Healthcare Through Research, Education and Technology, Trinity College Dublin, November, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Murphy, K.(ed.), 12th European Conference on Reading, Psychological profiles of mature third level students with dyslexia. Other Ways of Seeing: Diversity in Language and Literacy, 2001 Proceedings of a Conference, 2001

Murphy, K., Women and education in Ireland: Factors linked to the cessation of formal education in adolescence and re-entry into formal education in midlife, Oideas, 49, 2001, p56 - 65 Journal Article, 2001

Murphy, K., The power of women: Negotiating our identities, Women's Studies Conference, Trinity College Dublin, 1998 Conference Paper, 1998

Murphy, K., Stress and medical practice, Bray GP Clinical Society, Zermatt, Switzerland, February, 1998 Conference Paper, 1998

Research Expertise

Description

Identity, Wellbeing, Happiness, Reminiscence and Generativity Wisdom and Ageing, Narrative Analysis of Autobiography,

Keywords

Education; LIfe Histories; Life Long Learning; Narrative Complexity; Psychology of Aging; Wellbeing

Recognition

Representations

Chartered Psychologist of the Psychological Society of Ireland

Awards and Honours

Provost's Teaching Award Commendation with Special Reference for Excellence in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning & Provost's Teaching Award Commendation with Special Reference for Excellence in Curriculum Design 2014

Provost's Teaching Award Commendation for being Shortlisted for Award 2013

Awarded Membership Who's Who in Histories and Humanities 2008

Memberships

Member of the American Psychological Association Society of Health Psychology 2001 – Present

Member of the American Psychological Association Society of Educational Psychology 2001 – Present

Member of the American Psychological Association Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2001 – Present