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Dr. Andrew Loxley
Associate Professor, Education

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Loxley, A., Photographic Practices in the Social Sciences, Sage Publications, 2020 Book, 2020

Loxley, A, and Kearns, M., Finding a Purpose for the Doctorate? A View from the Supervisors, Studies in Higher Education, 43, (5), 2018, p826 - 840 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Melanie Ni Dhuinn, Mark Prendergast and Andrew Loxley, "We're not in the money- Part Two, The Bigger Picture" Continuing to count the costs of being a PME student, Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, University College Dublin, 5th - 7th April, 2018 Conference Paper, 2018 URL

Zubrzycki, Tanya, Restructuring of the Irish Institutes of Technology Sector - New Knowledge or Mission Drift?, Trinity College Dublin Postgraduate Review 2018, XVII, 2018, p148 - 166 Journal Article, 2018 URL

Melanie Ni Dhuinn, Mark Prendergast and Andrew Loxley, "We're not in the money" Counting the costs of being a PME student, Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, University College Cork, 20th - 22nd April, 2017 Conference Paper, 2017

Fleming, T., Loxley, A. and Finnegan, F., Access and Participation in Irish Higher Education, London, Palgrave MacMillan, 2017, 1 - 326pp Book, 2017 DOI

Fillery-Travis, A., N. Pizzolato, L. Robinson, A. Loxley, N. Stel, P. Mans, J. Wijk, Insights from practice A handbook for supervisors of modern doctorate candidates, UK, December, 2017, p1 - 57 Report, 2017

Melanie Ní Dhuinn, Mark Prendergast, Andrew Loxley, "Making ends meet", the real costs of becoming a teacher in Ireland, Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE) Annual Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia., 23rd - 25th October, 2017 Conference Paper, 2017

Loxley, A; Seery, A, Work Practices and Career Aspirations among Postdoctoral Researchers in Irish Universities, Studies in Higher Education, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Walsh, J. and Loxley, A., The Hunt Report: An Irish Solution to an Irish Problem?, Studies in Higher Education, 40, (6), 2015, p1128 - 1145 Journal Article, 2015

Introduction in, editor(s)Loxley, A., Seery, A., and Walsh, J. , Higher Education in Ireland: Practices, Policies and Possibilities, Basingstoke, Palgrave MacMillan, 2014, pp1 - 4, [Loxley, A., Seery, A. and Walsh, J.] Book Chapter, 2014

Andrew Loxley, Colette Murphy, Aidan Seery, Plastic Brains and the Dialectics of dialectics, Cultural Studies in Science Education, DOI 10.1007/s11422-0, 2014 Journal Article, 2014 DOI TARA - Full Text

Loxley, A., Seery, A. and Walsh, J., The Test of Time? Investment in Education Fifty Years On, Irish Educational Studies , 33, (2), 2014, p173 - 191 Journal Article, 2014

Loxley, A. Seery, A. and Walsh, J., Higher Education in Ireland: Practices, Policies and Possibilities , Basingstoke, Palgrave MacMillan, 2014, 254pp Book, 2014 URL

Measures & Metrics and Academic Labour in, editor(s)Loxley, A., Seery, A. and Walsh, J. , Higher Education in Ireland: Practices, Policies and Possibilities, Basingstoke, Palgrave MacMillan, 2014, pp123 - 145, [Andrew Loxley] Book Chapter, 2014

From Seaweed & Peat to Pills & Very Small Things: Knowledge production and higher education in the Irish context in, editor(s)Loxley, A., Seery, A. and Walsh, J. , Higher Education in Ireland: Practices, Policies and Possibilities, Basingstoke, Palgrave MacMillan, 2014, pp55 - 85, [Andrew Loxley] Book Chapter, 2014

Seery, A., Loxley, A. and Walsh, J., Postdoctoral Lives in the Entrepreneurial University: Irish perspectives, American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, April 2013, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

Andrew Loxley, Book Review: The Routledge international companion to emotional and behavioural difficulties, Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 13, (2), 2013, p168-169 Review, 2013

The role of Teacher Self-Strategies in First Year Teacher Experience and Teacher Socialisation in, editor(s)P. Pumilia-Gnarini, E. Favaron, E. Pacetti, J.Bishop, & L. Guerra , Handbook of Research on Didactic Strategies and Technologies for Education: Incorporating Advancements (2 Volumes), New York, IGI Global, 2013, pp654 - 663, [Kozina, E., Seery, A., Loxley, A.] Book Chapter, 2013

Walsh, J. and Loxley, A., The Hunt Report: An Irish Solution to an Irish Problem, Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Athlone, May 2013, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

Seery, A, Loxley, A, Geoghegan, P, Lalor, J, Student feeding time? exploring the role of feedback in undergraduate teaching and learning, 4th International Nursing and Midwifery Conference, Galway, April 2013, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

Seery, A., Loxley, A., Grenfell, M., Editorial, International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 36, (3), 2013, p209 - 212 Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text DOI

Loxley, A., and Kearns, M., Is it worth the effort? The expectations & experiences of mature undergraduates in an Irish university, Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Maynooth, May 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Walsh, J. and Loxley, A., The Hunt Report: An Irish Solution to an Irish Problem, Society for Research in Higher Education Annual Conference, Newport, Wales, December 2012, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Education for Community Development in, editor(s)Doherty, C. , Developing Good Practice in Community Development , Dublin, Gill & MacMillan, 2012, [Farrelly, T. and Loxley, A.] Book Chapter, 2012

Loxley, A. and Seery, A., The role of the professional doctorate in Ireland from the student perspective, Studies in Higher Education, 37, (1), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Loxley, A.; O' Leary, B.; Minton, S.J. , Space makers or space cadets? Exploring children's perceptions of space and place in the context of a Dublin primary school, Education and Child Psychology, 28, (1), 2011, p46 - 63 Journal Article, 2011

Loxley, A. and Seery, A., 'We are the rump who do not do the cool things': A Foucaultian/ i ekian influenced exploration of the impact of accountability regimes on academic subjectivity in Irish higher education, British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Leeds, April 2011, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011 TARA - Full Text

Seery, A. and Loxley, A., Measures & Metrics - A Zizekian influenced exploration of the impact of accountability regimes in higher education focusing on academic identity within the Irish context, Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference, University College Cork, 6th - 8th May 2011, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

Seery, A. and Loxley, A., Teaching the 'encynicals': The Dublin Catholic Workers' College, 1951-1964, European Educational Research Conference, Berlin, September 2011, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

Fleming, T., Loxley, A., Kenny, A. and Finnegan, F. , Where Next? Mapping and Understanding the Post First Degree Destinations of Mature Disadvantaged Students, Dublin, Combat Poverty Agency, 2010 Report, 2010

The Application of Visual Methodology in the exploration of the Visual Culture of Schools in, editor(s)Hartas, D. , Educational Research and Inquiry, London, Continuum, 2010, [Prosser, J. and Loxley, A.] Book Chapter, 2010

Ni Duhuinn, M. and Loxley, A., An Evaluation of the Influence of Family Social and Cultural Capital on the Educational Outcomes of Irish Second Level Students from a Variety of Socio-Economic Backgrounds, London International Conference on Education, London , September 6-8 2010, 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

Loxley, A., Making Space for Space? Aesthetics & Academic Professional Identity Through, Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Belfast, 7-9th May 2010, 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

Loxley, A., Murchan, D., Johnston, K. , Viva la Revolution or Plus ca Change? Irish Primary Teachers Perception of the new Primary Curriculum, International Professional Development Association , Belfast, July 2009, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Loxley, A., My Space? The Visualisation of Academic Identity as Articulated through the use of Reflexive Photo-participation, 1st International Visual Research Methods Conference, September 2009, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Seery, A. and Loxley, A., Doctoral Education and causation in reflexive self-formation, European Conference on Educational Research, Vienna, 28-30 September 2009, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Murchan, D, Loxley, A, and Johnston, K., Teacher Learning and Policy Intention: Seclected Findings from an Evaluation of a Large-Scale Programme of Professional Development in the Republic of Ireland, European Journal of Teacher Education, 2009, p455 - 471 Journal Article, 2009

Loxley, A., Fleming, T., Kenny, A. and Finnegan, F., "There was a panic at the beginning": Disadvantaged Mature Students Experiences in and out of Irish Higher Education, Studies in Higher Education Annual Conference, Newport, Wales, 8-10th December 2009, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

Seery, A., Loxley, A., Exploring the Role of the Professional Doctorate as a vehicle of CPD, European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Gothenburg, September, 2008, 2008 Conference Paper, 2008

Shevlin, M., Kenny, M. and Loxley, A. , A time of transition: exploring special educational provision in the Republic of Ireland, Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Introducing Visual Methodology , ESRC, Economic and Social Science Rearch Council: National Centre for Research Methods, 2008, [Prosser, J. and Loxley, A.] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2008 URL

Some Philosophical and other Related Issues of Insider Research in, editor(s)Sikes, P. et al. , Doing Insider Research, London, Routledge, 2008, [Loxley, A. and Seery, A. ] Book Chapter, 2008

Loxley, A. and Seery, A., 'Must be able to demonstrate level 5 critical thinking'? Exploring the role of the professional doctorate as a vehicle for CPD, European Conference on Educational Research, Gothenburg, September 2008, 2008 Conference Paper, 2008

Johnston, K., Murchan, D. and Loxley, A., The Role and Impact of the Regional Curriculum Support Service in Irish Primary Education, Irish Educational Studies, 26, (3), 2007, p219 - 239 Journal Article, 2007

Prosser, J. and Loxley, A., Enhancing the contribution of visual methods to inclusive education, Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs , 7 , (1), 2007, p55 - 68 Journal Article, 2007

Murchan, D. Loxley, A. and Johnston, K. , Aligning System, Teacher and Student Needs: Towards a Coherent Framework for Continuing Professional Development for Teachers in the Republic of Ireland, European Conference on Educational Research, Ghent, September 2007, 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

Loxley, A., Johnston, K. and Murchan, D. , The role of whole-school contexts in shaping the experiences and outcomes associated with professional development, Journal for InService Education, 33, (3), 2007, p265 - 285 Journal Article, 2007

Thomas, G. and Loxley, A., Deconstructing Special Education and Constructing Inclusion., Second Edition, Maidenhead, Open University Press, 2007 Book, 2007

Thomas G and Loxley A, Deconstruccion de la educacion especial y construccion de la inclusiva, Madrid, 2007 Book, 2007

Loxley, A., Johnston, K, Murchan, D., Fitzgerald, H and Quinn, M. , The role of whole-school contexts in shaping the experiences and outcomes associated with professional development., British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, University of Warwick, September 2006, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Shevlin, M., Loxley, A. and Kenny, M. , Special education provision for children with disabilities in Irish primary schools - the views of Stakeholders., Dublin, National Disability Authority, 2006 Report, 2006

Murchan, D., Loxley, A. Fitzgerald, H. and Johnston, K. , Teacher Learning and Policy Intention: Same Coin, Different Sides?, European Conference on Educational Research, Geneva, September 2006, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Loxley, A., Some Methodological Reflections on Reflexive Photo-Participation, British Sociological Association Annual Conference, University of York, May 2005, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Loxley, A., Knock Knocking on Heaven's Door', International Visual Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Dublin, August 2005, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Limond, D. and Loxley, A. , Dilated Pupils: Cinematic Representations of School Life, International Visual Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Dublin, August 2005, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Murchan, D., Loxley, A, Johnston, K, Quinn, M. & Fitzgerald, H. , Evaluation of the Primary Curriculum Support Programme (PCSP) Final Report, Dublin, Education Department, University of Dublin, Trinity College, May, 2005, p1 - 235 Report, 2005

Special Education - Theory and Talk in, editor(s)Mitchell, D. , Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Education: Major Themes in Education, London, Routledge, 2004, [Thomas, G. and Loxley, A.] Book Chapter, 2004

Medical models and metaphors in, editor(s)Thomas, G. and Vaughn, M. , Inclusive Education: Readings and Reflections, Maidenhead, Open University Press, 2004, [Loxley, A. and Thomas, G.] Book Chapter, 2004

Loxley, A., Exploring Disadvantaged Mature Students' Experience of University Life Through their Voices and Images', International Visual Studies Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, July 2004, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

Loxley, A., Crossing Borders & Mapping Undiscovered Countries: Exploring Disadvantaged Mature Students' Experience of University Life Through their Voices and Images, British Sociological Association Annual Conference, University of York, 2004, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

Prosser, J. and Loxley, A., A Junior School Playground in the North of England, International Visual Studies Association Annual Conference, Santorini, Greece, August 2003, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Loxley, A. and Prosser, J., Rituals, Rhetoric and Rubbish bins: The micro-processes of playground life, British Sociological Association Annual Conference, University of York, May 2003, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Loxley, A. and Thomas, G., Neo-conservatives, neo-liberals, the New Left and inclusion, Cambridge Journal of Education, 31, (3), 2001, p291 - 231 Journal Article, 2001

Thomas, G. and Loxley, A., Deconstructing Special Education and Constructing Inclusion., First, Maidenhead, UK, Open University Press, 2001 Book, 2001

Swann, W. and Loxley, A. , The impact of school-based training on classroom assistants in primary schools, Research Papers in Education, Vol 13, 1998 Journal Article, 1998

Loxley, A. and Thomas, G., From Inclusive Policy to the Exclusive Real World: an international review, Disabilty and Society, 12, (2), 1997 Journal Article, 1997

Bines, H. and Loxley, A., Implementing the Code of Practice for Special Educational Needs, Oxford Review of Education, 21, (4), 1995 Journal Article, 1995

Loxley, A., Prosser, J., Sikes, P., Hobson, A, Thomas, G. and Tomlinson, P. , An Introduction to Educational Research Methods., Oxford, Oxford University of Press Book,

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Clarke, M., Kenny, A. and Loxley, A., Creating a Supportive Working Environment for Academics in Higher Education: Country Report Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, Teachers Union of Ireland & Irish Federation of University Teachers, May, 2015, 138 Report, 2015 URL

Loxley, A. and Lyons, D., Evaluation of Fáilte Isteach Project, Dublin, School of Education, April , 2013, 123 Report, 2013

Limond, D. and Loxley, A. , DILATED PUPILS: SEEING SCHOOLS THROUGH FILMS , 2012 Working Paper, 2012

Loxley, A., and Kearns, M., TALES OF MATURE STUDENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION: PART ONE, 2012 Working Paper, 2012 URL

Loxley, A., Photo Fun? Some issues around the use of images in reflexive photo-participation, Exploring the Visual: Theoretical, Methodological and Practical Perspectives, NUI Maynooth Sociology Department, 25th to 27th January, 2010, NUI Maynooth Sociology Department Invited Talk, 2010

Prosser, J. and Loxley, A. , introducing Visual Methodology, UK, Economic and Social Reseach Council, 2008 Book, 2008

Seery, A. Loxley, A and Limond, D. , Feasibility Study for the Opening of a Second-Level School by Educate Together , Dublin, School of Education, 2008 Report, 2008

Loxley, A, Cahill, K. and O'Keeffe, S. , Is Alcohol a Factor in Unsafe Sex Among Women Seeking Emergency Contraception? A Two-part Study, Dublin, Crisis Pregnancy Agency, 2005 Report, 2005

Research Expertise

Description

Social inclusion and exclusion; education and social policy with a current interest in higher education; all things methodological but with an emphasis on image based approaches and semiotics.

Projects

  • Title
    • Super Prof-Doc
  • Summary
    • The CAVE, along with European partner institutions and organisations have been awarded 'Erasmus +' research grant of €170,174 to develop a pedagogical framework to support supervision practices on professional doctorate programmes. The project which is to be undertaken over a twenty-four month period, is entitled 'Doctoral supervision of multi-disciplinary practice based doctorates: an appreciative inquiry into best practice in their design, development and delivery'. It is being jointly undertaken by Middlesex University (UK), University of Maastricht (Netherlands), EURODOC (Belgium) and Fondazione ADAPT (Italy).
  • Funding Agency
    • British Council
  • Date From
    • Nov 2014
  • Date To
    • Dec 2017
  • Title
    • Where Next? Mapping and Understanding the Post First Degree Destinations of Mature Disadvantaged Students
  • Funding Agency
    • Combat Poverty Agency
  • Date From
    • 2007
  • Date To
    • 2008
  • Title
    • Evaluation study of the DES 1999-2003 Primary Curriculum Support Programme
  • Funding Agency
    • Department of Education and Science, Ireland.
  • Date From
    • 2003
  • Date To
    • 2005
  • Summary
    • Investigation of alcohol use by woman who obtain emergency contraception.
  • Funding Agency
    • Crisis Pregnancy Agency
  • Date From
    • 2003
  • Date To
    • 2004
  • Title
    • Feasibility study into the establishment of a second level school
  • Funding Agency
    • Educate Together
  • Date From
    • 2007
  • Date To
    • 2008
  • Title
    • Provision for children with disabilities in primary schools
  • Funding Agency
    • National Disability Authority
  • Date From
    • 2004
  • Date To
    • 2004
  • Title
    • Evaluation of Fáilte Isteach Project
  • Funding Agency
    • Third Age
  • Date From
    • May 2012
  • Date To
    • April 2013
  • Title
    • Enhancing Assessment Feedback
  • Summary
    • This is an international project across TCD, Exeter and Loughborough Universities seeking to develop a project to support assessment feedback for academics and students. We are undertaking a pilot study in TCD at present across four schools: Midwifery, History, Physics and Dentistry. we hope the data from the pilot project will form the basis of a European Research Council application to be submitted in February 2013. Applicants: Dr Carol Evans (PI) Exeter Dr Mike Waring (Loughborough) Dr Joan Lalor (TCD) Dr Patrick Geoghegan (TCD) Dr Aidan Seery (TCD) Dr Andrew Loxley (TCD)
  • Date From
    • 2012
  • Title
    • Mature Students Experiences of Higher Education
  • Date From
    • 2010

Keywords

Adult & Continuing Education; Continuing Professional Development; Educational Administration and Policy; Higher Education; Image based methodologies & semiotics; Politics of Education; Politics of the welfare state; Social Theory; Sociology Education

Recognition

Representations

Board Member of the International Visual Sociology Association 2005-2008

Board Member of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland 2011

Editorial Board Member - Sociological Research Online 2012

Referee and manuscript reviewer for Sage Publications, Reviewer for International Journal or Educational Research and Method, Reviewer for Studies in Higher Education, Reviewer for International Journal of Inclusive Education, Reviewer for Education Studies, Reviewer for Politics, Reviewer for Sociological Research Online, Reviewer for Sociology, Referee for UK Economic and Social Research Council

Awards and Honours

Times Educational Supplement/NASEN Book of the Year Award: academic book category, highly commended for Thomas, G and Loxley, A. (2001) Deconstructing Special Education and Constructing Inclusion, Open University Press: Buckingham. 2003

2008 Times Educational Supplement/NASEN Book of the Year Award: academic book category, highly commended for Thomas, G and Loxley, A. (2007 Second Edition) Deconstructing Special Education and Constructing Inclusion, Open University Press: Buckingham. 2008

Memberships

British Sociological Association

International Visual Sociology Association

Sociological Association of Ireland

Educational Studies Association of Ireland

InVisio - International Network for Visual Studies in Organization