AISHE-C 2009: Valuing Complexity

NUI Maynooth

August 27, 2009 – August 28, 2009

Online Proceedings: Presentations and Authors (DRAFT)

Editors: Linda Carey, Helen Guerin, Sylvia Huntley-Moore, Saranne Magennis, Barry McMullin.

Original Announcement

AISHE returns in 2009 to NUI Maynooth, for its fifth international conference. In keeping with the mission of the society and of this conference series, this is a premier venue in Ireland for presenting research and practice in higher education teaching and learning. The overarching theme of this year's conference is Valuing Complexity: Celebrating Diverse Approaches to Teaching & Learning in Higher Education. The conference showcases the best of scholarship within the island of Ireland, but also warmly welcomes international participants who can share wider experience and perspectives.

Keynote Speakers

Diary Dates

  • 12th December 2008: Call for Papers (Abstract Submission) Opened
  • 27th February 2009: Registration Opens.
  • 20th April 2009: Deadline for Submissions
  • 15th May 2009: Notification of Acceptance
  • 14th August 2009: Deadline to received accepted manuscripts for inclusion in the online conference proceedings.
  • 27-28th August 2009: AISHE Conference dates.

Conference Fees

Please note that this years conference fees have been significantly reduced:

  • Standard (inc. banquet) - €150.00
  • AISHE Member (inc. banquet) - €100
  • Registered student (inc. banquet) - €75.00
  • AISHE Member, retired (inc. banquet) - €75.00
  • Guest (banquet only) - €50.00
  • Personal Assistant to participant with disability (inc. banquet) - €0.00


The conference will be taking place in the John Hume Building, on the North Campus of NUIM:

Venue and Accommodation

If you require overnight accommodation for the conference, please see the Conference Venue and Accommodation information.

Conference Information

The AISHE International conference (AISHE-C) is the premier venue in Ireland for presenting research and practice in teaching and learning in higher education. The conference is held annually, usually at the end of August/start of September. The venue varies across the island of Ireland.

All Ireland Society for Higher Education