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Dr. Judith Breen

Title:

Senior Lecturer- School of Lifelong Learning and Education

School/ Department:

Education and Lifelong Learning

Telephone:

+353 0 051302854

Mobile Number:

051 302854

Room Name/ Num:

D.29 1977 - Business Building

Campus:

Main Campus

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My Biography

Judith Breen is currently a Senior Lecturer in the School of Lifelong Learning and Education. She is programme Leader for the Masters in Education in Teaching and Learning (MEd in Teaching and Learning). She currently lectures Strategic Planning for Educators and Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Educators on the Masters in Management Education programme. She joined WIT in 2002 from a background in industry ranging from manufacturing to training consulting in both the public and private sector. She has previously worked as a lecturer in Management and Organisation in the School of Business in the fields of management, organizational behaviour, strategic planning, communications and professional skills. Her research interests are in management education and in particular critical management education and action learning. Her doctorate research related to critical management education. She is Reviews Editor of Action Learning: Research & Practice -: The first international journal dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and practice through action learning. http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/14767333.asp

Research

Book Chapter:

Breen J. (2015) 'Management Educators in Practice: What it Means to be Critical' in J. L. Callahan, J. Stewart, C. Rigg, S. Sambrook and K. Trehan, (eds) Realising Critical HRD Stories of Reflecting, Voicing, and Enacting Critical Practice, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Journal:

Breen, J. (2017) ‘Management Educators in Practice-To be Critical or not to be Critical that is the Question’, Irish Academy of Management, 36 (2), p.116-128.

Breen, J. (2017) Editorial: ‘Emphasing and enriching both Episteme and Techne’, Action Learning Research and Practice Journal, 15(1).

Breen, J. (2017) Editorial: ‘A Refreshed Focus for a New Reality’, Action Learning Research and Practice Journal, 14(3).

Breen, J. (2017) Editorial: ‘New Questions for Learning’, Action Learning Research and Practice Journal, 14(2).

Breen, J. (2016) Editorial: ‘Integration Challenges and Opportunities’, Action Learning Research and Practice Journal, 14(1).

Breen, J. (2016) Editorial: ‘Integration Challenges and Opportunities’, Action Learning Research and Practice Journal, 13(3).

Breen, J. (2016) Editorial: ‘Champions of Change’, Action Learning Research and Practice Journal, 13(2).

Breen, J. (2015) Editorial: ‘Macro and Micro -level perspectives on learning’, Action Learning Research and Practice Journal, 13(1).

Breen, J. (2015) Editorial: ‘Thinking Differently for Deeper Action’, Action Learning Research and Practice Journal, 12(3).

Breen, J. (2015) Editorial: ‘Shining a Light’, Action Learning Research and Practice Journal, 12(2).

Breen, J. (2014) Editorial: ‘Reflecting Back to the Future, Action Learning Research and Practice Journal, 12(1).

Breen, J. (2014) Editorial: ‘Challenging and Questioning Insights’, Action Learning Research and Practice Journal, 11(3).

Breen, .J (2014) Editorial: ‘Importance of Content and Context,’ Action Learning Research and Practice Journal, 11(2).

Breen, J. (2014) ‘Exploring Criticality in Management Education through Action Learning’, Action Learning Research and Practice Journal, 11(1), p.4-24.

Breen, J. (2010) Book Review –Action Learning Research & Practice Journal.

 

Conferences:

Breen, J. (2014) ‘Management Educators in Practice- To be Critical or not to be Critical that is the Question’, International Action Learning Conference, Ashridge Business School, Hertfordshire, April 2014.

Breen, J. (2014) ‘Management Educators in Practice-To be Critical or not to be Critical that is the Question’, Irish Academy of Management, University of Limerick, September 4th 2014.

Breen, J. (2012) UK (2012) ‘Exploring Criticality in Management Education’ International Action Learning Conference Ashridge Business School, Hertfordshire.

Breen, J. (2010) ‘Exploring Criticality in Management Education’, Irish Academy of Management, GMIT. 

Teaching

Lecturing on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the following fields:  

Strategic Planning for Educators

Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Educators.

Management

Organisational Behaviour

Communications

Strategy

Professional Skills 

Professional

Senior Lecturer, School Of Lifelong Learnig and Education, WIT (currently)

Lecturer, School of Business WIT (2002- 2018)

Lecturer, Adult Education, WIT (1998-2002) 

Training Consultant 1999-2002 (Self-Employed)

HR Project Co-ordinator –Waterford Crystal (1998-1999)

Production information Officer for Company MRP Systems Planning- Industrial Engineering Department Waterford Crystal (1993-1998)