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Assoc Professor Jennifer Symonds

Assoc Professor

Jennifer Symonds

Associate Professor
School of Education
+353 1 716 7995
University College Dublin, School of Education, Roebuck Offices Belfield Dublin 4

TEACHING INTERESTS

Administration At the UCD School of Education I direct doctoral research on the Doctorate in Educational Psychology programme. This involves working with a team of doctoral supervisors and students to bring doctoral dissertations to completion and examination. I also enjoy teaching a variety of modules on the psychology of education. Teaching My teaching focuses on applying knowledge of how people's minds work to practice. Core teaching interests include psychosocial competencies for learning in young adulthood, and young people's psychological wellbeing in educational settings. Mentoring I am passionate about supporting early career academics in their journey from doctoral studies onward. Postgraduate and Postdoctoral researchers in the ELSS Lab participate in giving and receiving mentorship in collaboration with others in the lab. Members of the ELSS Lab generally work in teams, and are also supported individually in advanced methods of research design and data analysis (qualitative and statistical).

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

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MODULE COORDINATED
2020
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2020
MODULE COORDINATED
2020
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Research Activity
2019
MODULE COORDINATED
2018
MODULE COORDINATED
2018
RESEARCH-BASED DEGREE SUPERVISION
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Thesis Supervisor
RESEARCH-BASED DEGREE SUPERVISION
Educational Psychol (DEdPsy)
Thesis Supervisor
RESEARCH-BASED DEGREE SUPERVISION
Educational Psychol (DEdPsy)
Thesis Supervisor
RESEARCH-BASED DEGREE SUPERVISION
Educational Psychol (DEdPsy)
Thesis Supervisor
RESEARCH-BASED DEGREE SUPERVISION
Educational Psychol (DEdPsy)
Thesis Co-Supervisor
RESEARCH-BASED DEGREE SUPERVISION
Educational Psychol (DEdPsy)
Thesis Supervisor