Report 2 - DCU Research Team

A qualitative analysis of the 2020 dataset – what factors underpin student engagement in teaching and learning?

Report 2 in our series of 5 research projects to analyse the and PGR qualitative data is written by Dr Darragh McCashin and Miss Christine Boyd.

We invite you to read their report, and then engage with the research team as they take over the social media to explain their approach, talk about their findings, and engage with interested people like you!

Download their report HERE

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Dr. Darragh McCashin

Assistant Professor

School of Psychology, Dublin City University

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Christine Boyd

Research Assistant

School of Psychology, Dublin City University

Social media takeover!

The DCU project team will be taking over the Twitter and Instagram on Wednesday 16 June. We hope you will engage with them, ask lots of questions and share your thoughts with the researchers, the followers of the Twitter and Instagram and your own followers. 

Download their report and give it a read. On Wednesday 16 June from 10am to 3pm, hit the research team with your best questions on Instagram or Twitter. Twitter Instagram

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PLUS! There is a spot prize of a €20 Me2You card or a €20 Gifty card during every takeover up for grabs for students who engage with the report writers!

The research series so far

The Steering Group is pleased to publish the results of five research projects analysing the qualitative data generated by the free-text response questions in and PGR 

These results are the first of their kind for and PGR and we hope they are the first of many research projects involving the qualitative results of these surveys.


Download and read Project 1, authored by Insight Statistical Consulting, HERE