Colette Murphy
Associate Professor, Education

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Colette Murphy, Coteaching in Teacher Education: Innovative Pedagogy for Excellence, 1st, Northwich: England, Critical Publishing Ltd , 2016, 1 - 96pp Book, 2016 URL

Colette Murphy, Andrea Doherty, Karen Kerr, "It is through others that we become ourselves." A study of Vygotskian play in Russian and Irish schools. , International Research in Early Childhood Education. , 7, (2), 2016, p129 - 146 Journal Article, 2016

Colette Murphy, Mary Mullaghy and Alice D'Arcy , "Scientists are not always right, but they do their best." Irish children's perspectives of innovations in science teaching and learning. , School Science Review, 98, (362), 2016, p55 - 65 Journal Article, 2016 URL TARA - Full Text

Colette Murphy, Marita Kerin, Exploring the impact of coteaching on pre-ervice music teachers, Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 43, (4), 2015, p309 - 323 Journal Article, 2015

Cooperative Learning, Richard Gunstone, Encyclopaedia of Science Education, 1, 1, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, New York, London, Spinger, 2015, pp236 - 236, [Colette Murphy] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2015

Russia: Golden Key Schools in, editor(s)Janet Georgeson , International Perspectives on Workforce Development in Early Childhood Education and Care: History, Philosophy and Politics, UK, Critical Publishing, 2015, pp23 - 36, [Colette Murphy and Noirin Hayes] Book Chapter, 2015

Colette Murphy, Kathryn Scantlebury, Catherine Milne, , Using Vygotsky's zone of proximal development to propose and test an explanatory model for conceptualising coteaching in pre-service science teacher education, Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 43, (4), 2015, p281 - 295 Journal Article, 2015

Colette Murphy, Sonya Martin, Coteaching in teacher education: research and practice, Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 43, (4), 2015, p277 - 280 Journal Article, 2015

Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 43, 4, (2015), 277 - 333p, Colette Murphy, Sonya Martin, [eds.], 1 year - special edition Journal, 2015

Reconceptualising the Learning and Teaching of Scientific Concepts in, editor(s)Deborah Corrigan, Cathy Buntting, Justin Dillon, Alister Jones, Richard Gunstone , The Future in Learning Science: What's in it for the Learner?, Springer, 2015, pp127 - 150, [Colette Murphy] Book Chapter, 2015 TARA - Full Text

Reflecting on Practice in, editor(s)Susan Rodrigues , Handbook for Teacher Educators, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Sense Publishers, 2014, pp33 - 49, [Colette Murphy, Wan Ng, John McCullagh, Andrea Doherty] Book Chapter, 2014

Loxley, A., Murphy, C. and Seery, A., Plastic brains and the dialectics of dialectics: a response to Paulo Lima Jr., Fernanda Ostermann and Flavia Rezende., Cultural Studies of Science Education., 9, 2014, p575 - 581 Journal Article, 2014

Reconceptualising the learning and teaching of scientific concepts in, editor(s)Corrigan, D., Dillon, J. and Gunstone, R. , The Future in Learning Science: What's in it for the Learner? , Springer, 2014, [Murphy, C] Book Chapter, 2014

Murphy, C., McCullagh, J., and Doherty, A. , Piloting a Model for Coteaching, AERA, Philadaephia, April, 2014., 2014, pponline- Conference Paper, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Murphy, C., McCullagh, J., and Doherty, A, Coteaching as a methodology for developing reflective practice. , NARST, March, 2014., 2014 Conference Paper, 2014

Murphy, C., Bianchi, L., McCullagh, J. and Kerr, K., Scaling up higher order thinking skills and personal capabilities in primary science: Theory-into-policy-into-practice., Thinking Skills and Creativity, 10, 2013, p173 - 188 Journal Article, 2013

McCullagh, J., Murphy, C. and Doherty, A. , Science Coteaching in Teacher Education. Final Report., London, Primary Science Teaching Trust, 2013 Report, 2013

McCullagh, J., Murphy, C. and Doherty, A., Preliminary findings of the Science Coteaching in Teacher Education project: the students' perspective, IASSEE, Dublin, June, 2013, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

Murphy, C., A Collaborative pedagogy of teacher educators: coteaching., EU Presidency Conference (Integration, Innovation and Improvement - the Professional Identity of Teacher Educators,, Dublin Castle, February, 2013., 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

Colette Murphy, The preliminary findings of the Science Coteaching in Teacher Education (SCITE Project): The student teachers' perspective , Conference Proceedings, IASSEE Annual Conference, Dublin, 20/21 June, 2013, edited by Fionnuala Waldron , 2013, pp66 - 76 Conference Paper, 2013 TARA - Full Text

Murphy, C., Schooling in the 21st Century: Keynote address: Research in School Education Conference,, Research in School Education Conference, Trinity College, Dublin,, May, 2013, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

Murphy, C., Lundy, L., Emerson, L and Kerr, K , Children's perceptions of primary science assessment in England and Wales., British Education Research Journal , 39, (3), 2013, p585 - 606 Journal Article, 2013

Vygotsky and Primary Science in, editor(s)Fraser, B.J., Tobin, K.G. and McRobbie, C.J. , Second International Handbook of Science Education, Springer , 2012, pp177 - 187, [Murphy, C] Book Chapter, 2012

Murphy, C., McCullagh, J. and Doherty, A. , Creative Science Investigation. Final Report, 2012 Report, 2012

Children's Attitudes to Primary Science, in, editor(s)Fraser, B.J., Tobin, K.G. and McRobbie, C.J. , Second International Handbook of Science Education,, Springer, 2012, pp627 - 649, [Kerr, K. and Murphy, C] Book Chapter, 2012

McCullagh, J., Murphy, C. and Doherty, A, Science Enhancement and Learning through Exchange and Collaboration among Teachers, SCoTENS , 2012 Report, 2012 URL

Murphy, C., McCullagh, J and Doherty, A, Creativity in Science Investigation. , IASSEE, Dublin, February 2011, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

Murphy, C, Children's perceptions of primary science assessment, ESERA,, Lyons, September, 2011, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

Science Education at the Golden Key Schools: Learning Science in Vygotskian-Based Elementary Schools in Russia in, editor(s)Berlin, D. F., & White, A. L , Science and Mathematics Education: International Innovations, Research and Practices., Columbus. Ohio, The Ohio State University., 2011, pp3 - 17, [Kamen, M. & Murphy, C.] Book Chapter, 2011

Murphy. C and Kerr, K, "Marks tell you how you've done comments tell you why", Primary Science, 117, 2011, p32 - 35 Journal Article, 2011

Murphy, C and Scantlebury, K, Coteaching in science and mathematics: a Vygotskian framework for enhancing teacher professional development to effect classroom transformation., NARST, Orlando, April 2011, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

Murphy, C, Vygotsky and primary science: theory into practice., NARST, Philadelphia, March 2010, 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

Murphy, C , Vygotsky and The World Around Us., IASSEE, Belfast, June 2010, 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

Murphy, C and Scantlebury, K (eds) , Coteaching in International Contexts, Springer, 2010 Book, 2010

Murphy, C., Lundy, L., McEvoy, L and Kerr, K, Attitudes of Children and Parents to Primary Science Testing and Assessment., London, Wellcome Trust, 2010 Report, 2010 URL

Murphy, C. and Beggs, J (, Vygotsky's zone of proximal development in early science education., ARECE, Melbourne, edited by January 2010 , 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

Murphy, C., Murphy, C and Kilfeather, P., Children making sense of science, Research in Science Education, 41, (2), 2010, p283 - 298 Journal Article, 2010

The Reluctant Scientist in, editor(s)Scantlebury, K., Kahle, J. and Martin, S. , Re-visioning Science Education from Feminist Perspectives: Challenges, Choices and Careers. , Rotterdam, Sense Publishers, 2010, [Murphy, C] Book Chapter, 2010

Kerr, K., Murphy, C., Lundy, L., McEvoy, L., Simon, S. and Neil, P. , Attitudes of children and parents to primary science assessment., ASE, Nottingham, January 2010, 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

Schools, Revised Curriculum and Initial Teacher Education in Northern Ireland in, editor(s)Capel, S., Leask, M and Truner, T , Learning to Teach in the Secondary School, London, Routledge, 2009, [Murphy, C] Book Chapter, 2009

Murphy, C., Hickey, I and Beggs, J , All Christians? Experiences of science educators in Northern Ireland., Cultural Studies in Science Education, 5, (1), 2009, p79 - 89 Journal Article, 2009

Murphy, C., Carlisle, K and Beggs, J , Can they go it alone? Addressing criticisms of coteaching, Cultural Studies in Science Education, 4, (2), 2009, p461 - 475 Journal Article, 2009

Scantlebury, K. and Murphy, C., Maria Edgeworth: Nineteenth century Irish female pioneer of science education., Irish Educational Studies, 28, (1), 2009, p103 - 113 Journal Article, 2009

McCrory, C and Murphy, C, The growing visibility of creationism in Northern Ireland: are new science teachers equipped to deal with the issues?, Evolution Education Outreach,, 2, (3), 2009, p372 - 385 Journal Article, 2009

Murphy, C., Vygotsky's zone of proximal development in science education., 10th International Vygotsky Conference, Moscow,, November, 2009, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Murphy, C., Beggs, J and Carlisle, K , Ten years of coteaching in science teacher education: addressing the criticisms, NARST, Annaheim, March 2009, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Beggs, J. and Murphy, C , A systematic study of coteaching in 100 schools. , ESERA, Istanbul, August 2009, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Murphy, C , Vygotsky and primary science, International Vygotsky Summer School, Belaya Kalitva, June 2009, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Murphy, C, Vygotsky's zone of proximal development: a critique, ESERA, Istanbul, August 2009, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Murphy, C, Vygotsky and the problem of the zone of proximal development., NARST, Annaheim,, March 2009, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Beggs, J., Kerr, K and Murphy, C , Creative science teaching and assessment, NARST, Annaheim, March 2009, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Beggs, J., Kerr, K. and Murphy, C , nspiring Einstein Minds, Primary Science,, 109, 2009, p17 - 21 Journal Article, 2009

Murphy, C., Beggs., Kerr, K and Persson, H. , Creative science teaching and assessment., ASE, Reading, January 2009, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Murphy, C and Carlisle, K, Situating relational ontology and transformative activist stance within the 'everyday' practice of coteaching and cogenerative dialogue. , Cultural Studies in Science Education, 3, 2008, p493 - 506 Journal Article, 2008

Murphy, C., Beggs, J., Scantlebury, K., Tobin, K., Gallo-Fox, J., Siry, C. and Martin, S. , International Symposium: Introducing Coteaching as an Important Element of Science Teacher Education, NARST, Baltimore, March 2008, 2008 Conference Paper, 2008

Murphy, C, Primary Science in Northern Ireland: A Position Paper. Report for STEM group (Northern Ireland), (Northern Ireland), 2008 Report, 2008 URL

Murphy, C and Beggs, J., McGleenan, S. and McNicholl, E, Co-Teaching Science: Perspectives from the Classroom, ASE, Liverpool, January 2008, 2008 Conference Paper, 2008

Beggs, J, Murphy, C and Kerr, K , New Approaches to Primary Science Teaching and Assessment. Report for AstraZeneca Science Teaching Trust, 2008 Report, 2008

Murphy, C., and Beggs, J., Innovations in Initial Teacher Education: A 5-Year Systematic Study of Co-Teaching in 70 Schools., AERA, New York, March 2008 , 2008 Conference Paper, 2008

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Murphy, C., Carlisle, K. and Beggs, J., Creating and evaluating an online community to assist with curriculum reform., CAL 07, Dublin, March 2007, 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

Murphy, C., and Kilfeather, P., and Murphy, C, An exploration of issues surrounding teaching the nature of science to pre-service primary school teachers, Irish Educational Studies,, 26, (1), 2007, p27 - 38 Journal Article, 2007

Karen Carlisle, Colette Murphy, Jim Beggs, Revisioning Teacher Education for the 21st Century via coteaching., ESAI, Cavan, March 2007, 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

Murphy, C., Neil, P. and Beggs, J , Primary science teacher confidence revisited: 10 years on., Educational Research, 49, (4), 2007, p415 - 430 Journal Article, 2007

Murphy, C., Beggs, J and Carlisle, K , Changing the Climate of Science Initial Teacher Education: Co-teaching., ASE/BERA Science SIG meeting, Birmingham, January 2007, 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

Colette Murphy, Ivor Hickey, Conor McCrory, Current issues surrounding creationism, intelligent design and evolution in relation to science education., ESAI, Cavan, March 2007, 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

Coteaching science in primary schools: a way forward for initial teacher education, in, editor(s)Hsuing, T.H., Chang, W.H., Ku, C.H., and Hsuing, C.T. , Becoming Science Teachers: From Mentoring to Professional Development, Taiwan, 2007, [Murphy, C] Book Chapter, 2007

Murphy, C and Beggs, J, Teacher and student teacher coteaching on school placements , British Educational Research Association (BERA), London, 2007, 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

Murphy, C., Beggs, J. and Carlisle, K , Revisioning Science Teacher Education for the 21st Century: Coteaching and Cogenerative Dialogue., NARST, New Orleans, April 2007, 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

Murphy, C and Beggs, J , Teacher and student teacher working together on school placements: massive benefits!, European Science Education Research Association (ESERA), Malmo, Sweden, 2007, 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

Collaborative Research into Coteaching in Post-Conflict Northern Ireland in, editor(s)Ritchie, S. M , Research Collaboration: Relationships and Praxis., Rotterdam, Sense Publishers, 2007, pp159 - 173, [Carlisle, K., Murphy, C., Beggs, J. and Gallagher, T.] Book Chapter, 2007

Greenwood, J.G., Greenwood, J.D., McCullagh, J.F., Beggs, J. and Murphy, C. , A survey of sidedness in Northern Irish schoolchildren: the interaction of sex, age and task., Laterality, 12, (1), 2007, p1 - 18 Journal Article, 2007

Waldron, F., Pike, S., Varley, J., Greenwood, R., Murphy, C and Murphy, C , Student teachers' prior experiences of history, geography and science: Initial findings of an all-Ireland survey., Irish Educational Studies, 26, (2), 2007, p177 - 194 Journal Article, 2007

The impact of coteaching science in primary schools: student teachers, classroom teachers, children and teacher educators in, editor(s)Becoming Science Teachers: From Mentoring to Professional Development. , Hsuing, T.H., Chang, W.H., Ku, C.H., and Hsuing, C.T. , Taiwan, 2007, [Murphy, C] Book Chapter, 2007

Murphy, C, Beggs, J and Carlisle, K. , Coteaching and cogenerative dialoguing in initial teacher education., American Education Research Association (AERA) annual meeting,, San Francisco, USA, edited by 2006 , 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Kerr, K., Beggs, J. and Murphy, C, Comparing children's and student teachers' ideas about science concepts., Irish Educational Studies, 25, (3), 2006, p289 - 302 Journal Article, 2006

Murphy, C & Beggs, J, Addressing Ethical Dilemmas in Implementing Coteaching Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum, Qualitative Social Research, 7, (4), 2006, p20- Journal Article, 2006 URL

Murphy, C and Beggs, J, New methodologies for preparing science and maths teachers: coteaching and cogenerative dialogue. , Science & Maths Education Conference, Dublin, 2006, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Murphy, C, Beggs, J, and Carlisle, K. , Analysis of coteaching in different initial teacher education settings., Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) Annual Conference,, University College Cork, Ireland, 2006, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Murphy, C, Beggs, J and Carlisle, K, Coteaching and cogenerative dialogue in initial teacher education., Proceedings of National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) , San Francisco, USA, 2006, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

The Impact of ICT on Primary Science in, editor(s)Warwick, P, Wilson, E & Winterbottom, M , Teaching Primary Science with ICT., Berkshire, Open University Press, 2006, [Murphy, C ] Book Chapter, 2006

Murphy, C, Ambusaidi, A and Beggs, J , Middle East meets West: comparing children's attitudes to science, International Journal of Science Education , 28, (4), 2006, p405 - 422 Journal Article, 2006

Filmer-Sankey, C, Pye, D, Kerr, K Nicholas, J, Whitby, K, Murphy, C and Powell, R , Cross-nation research into mutual recognition of teaching qualifications, 2006 Report, 2006 URL

Murphy, C and Beggs, J, Co-teaching as an Approach to Enhance Science Learning and Teaching in Primary Schools. , The Science Education Review, 5, (2), 2006, p1 - 10 Journal Article, 2006

Murphy, C and Fawcett, L, Environmental Education Survey Queen's University Belfast and Environment and Heritage Service, 2006 Report, 2006 URL

Murphy, C, Beggs, J, and Carlisle, K. , Computer-conferencing in coteaching., European Science Education Research Association (ESERA) Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 2005, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Murphy, C and Beggs, J , Primary Horizons: Starting out in Science , London, Wellcome Trus, 2005 Report, 2005 URL

Neil, P and Murphy, C , Enhancing Partnership in Teacher Education,, Belfast:, Blackstaff, 2005 Book, 2005

Winter, E., Murphy, C and Carlisle, K, Co-Teaching Science in Special Schools, European Science Education Research Association (ESERA) Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 2005, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Hickey, I, Murphy, C. Beggs, J. Carlisle, K , Murder in the Classroom , Primary Science Review, 90, 2005, p6 - 8 Journal Article, 2005

Coteaching as an approach to enhance science learning and teaching in primary schools in, editor(s)Roth, W-M and Tobin, K , Teaching Together, Learning Together. , New York, Peter Lang, 2005, [Murphy, C and Beggs, J] Book Chapter, 2005

Murphy, C and Beggs, J, Primary Science in the UK (Full Report), London., Wellcome Trust,, 2005 Report, 2005 URL

Murphy, C, Beggs, J, and Carlisle, K., Coteaching science in primary schools., European Science Education Research Association (ESERA) Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 2005, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Neil. P, Murphy, C and Beggs, J , Regional variations in teachers' perceptions of primary science in the UK. , British Education Research Association (BERA) annual conference,, Cardiff. Wales, 2005, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Murphy, C., Beggs, J. and Carlisle, K. , Students as 'catalysts' in the classroom: the impact of co-teaching between science student teachers and primary classroom teachers on children's enjoyment and learning of science., International Journal of Science Education, 26, (8), 2004, p1023 - 1035 Journal Article, 2004

Galanouli, D, Murphy, C. and Gardner, J. , Teachers' perceptions of the effectiveness of ICT-competence training., Computers and Education, 43, 2004, p63 - 79 Journal Article, 2004

Murphy, C and Beggs, J, Science Students in Primary Schools - a coteaching project., annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Vancouver, Canada, 2004, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

Murphy, C., Beggs, J. and Carlisle, K., Supporting the implementation of science within the revised Northern Ireland primary curriculum through professional development., London, AstraZeneca Science Teaching Trust, 2004 Report, 2004

Elwood, J, McKeown, P, Gallagher, T., Kilpatrick, R, Murphy, C and Carlisle, K , Equality Awareness in Teacher Education and Training in Northern Ireland (Summary Report), Belfast, Equality Commission for Northern Ireland 1-903941-56-3, 2004 Report, 2004

Hickey, I, Carlisle, K., Murphy, C and Beggs, J , DNA Fingerprinting in Primary School Science., ATSE, Lancaster, 2003, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Murphy, C and Beggs J , Primary pupils' and teachers' use of computers at home and school. , British Journal of Educational Technology, 34, (1), 2003, p79 - 85 Journal Article, 2003

Galanouli, D, Murphy, C. and Gardner, J., Teachers' perceptions of the effectiveness of ICT-competence training., CAL, Belfast, 2003, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Murphy, C and Beggs, J , Children's perceptions of school science., School Science Review , 84, (308), 2003, p109 - 116 Journal Article, 2003

Murphy, C., Beggs, J. and Carlisle, K., Students as 'catalysts' in the classroom., ESAI Annual Conference, St Mary's University College, Belfast , 10-12th April 2003, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Murphy, C., Beggs, J. and Carlisle, K. , The impact of co-teaching between science student teachers and primary classroom teachers on children's enjoyment and learning of science and student teacher confidence., Proceedings of NASRT, 2003, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Murphy, C,, Equality awareness among student teachers in Northern Ireland,, Symposium: Equality Awareness in Teacher Education in Northern Ireland, at ESAI Annual Conference,, St Mary's University College, Belfast , 10-12th April 2003, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Murphy, C., Beggs, J. and Carlisle, K., Improving teachers' and student teachers' confidence and expertise in primary science and technology teaching Final Report, London, AstraZeneca Science Teaching Trust, 2003 Report, 2003

Murphy, C and Boohan, M , An innovative approach to teaching communication skills to medical students., ILTAC conference, Edinburgh, 2002, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Environmental Education 2020 in, editor(s)Gardner, J. and Leitch, R. , Education 2020: A Millenium Vision, Belfast, Blackstaff Press , 2001, [Murphy, C ] Book Chapter, 2001

Murphy, C., Beggs, J., Hickey, I., O'Meara, J. and Sweeney, J. , National Curriculum: Compulsory school science - is it improving scientific literacy?, Educational Research, 43, (2), 2001, p189 - 199 Journal Article, 2001

Murphy, C and Greenwood, L, Effective Integration of Communication and Information Technology in Teacher Education, Journal of Information Technology in Teacher Education, 7, (3), 1998, p413 - 429 Journal Article, 1998

Crotty, J, Eskelin, R, Fjarbo, R, McLaughlin, S, Murphy, C and Viiri , Protecting the Environment by Cross-Border Co-operation, Crossing the Russian Border: TMR Course Report, 3, 1997, p70 - 82 Journal Article, 1997

Research Expertise

Description

. The life and work of Lev Semenovich Vygotsky: the Mozart of psychology . Sociocultural issues in science education . coteaching and cogenerative dialogue in science learning and teaching . Children's rights-based research methodologies.

Keywords

Child & Educational Psychology Issues; Computers & Education; Curriculum reform in primary and post-primary education; Elementary Education; Elementary/Secondary Education; High School Education; Higher Education; higher education ; Information technology in education; Precollegiate Education--Science/Mathematics; Primary education; Science Education; STEM EDUCATION; Teacher Education; Teacher Education Issues; Vygotsky and education

Recognition

Representations

Director of STEM-ERC Research Group 2014 -

Director of Research 2013-14

Director of Research in School Education (RISE) Research Group 2012 -