Research Profile

Camelia Nadia Bran

Biography

Dr Camelia Bran was appointed as lecturer to our New Avenues to Teaching programme in September 2022. Prior to joining UCC, Camelia was Associated professor, PhD. within the Faculty of Educational Sciences, Psychology and Social Work of University “Aurel Vlaicu” of Arad, RomaniaShe has 20 years' experience in teaching on both undergraduate and postgraduate teacher training programmes, and has also extensive experience in regional, national, and European projects, both as project manager and team member. Camelia has a range of research interests including highlighting the relationship between non-formal education and inclusion of children with special education needs; understanding wellbeing and its impact on student teachers; cyberbullying recognition and prevention strategies; developing instructional design skills in the online environment; the relationship between metacognitive regulation and learning approaches.

Research Interests

My research interests are developed around the following main topics:  
Topic 1 Highlighting the relationship  between  non-formal  education  and inclusion of  children  with  Special Education Needs
Topic 2 Understanding Wellbeing and its impact on student- teachers
Topic 3 Cyberbullying. Recognition and preventing strategies
Topic 4 Developing instructional design  skills  in the  online  environment
Topic 5. The relationship between metacognitive  regulation  and the learning  approaches

Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
„The suitcase, the map and the voyage of a youth worker ”,European Commission01-SEP-1531-DEC-17
"Proacțiune Pentru O Comunitate Educațională Multiprofesională- Proactiv”European Commission01-SEP-2030-NOV-20

Publications

Books

 YearPublication
(2020)Devenire în profesorat/Becoming a teacher.
Herlo, D. (coord.), Egerău, A., Balaș E., Dughi T., Roman A., Bran C. N. (2020) Devenire în profesorat/Becoming a teacher. Cluj-Napoca: Editura Presa Universitară Clujeană.   [Details]
(2017)Rolul educației nonformale în incluziunea educațională, profesională și socială a copiilor cu cerințe educative speciale/The role of nonformal education in the educational, vocational and social inclusion of children with special needs.
Bran, Camelia Nadia (coordinator), Balas, Cornelia Evelina (coordinator), (2017), Rolul educației nonformale în incluziunea educațională, profesională și socială a copiilor cu cerințe educative speciale/The role of nonformal education in the educational, vocational and social inclusion of children with special needs. Editura Presa Universitară Clujeană, ISBN: 978‐606‐37‐0258‐7, 163 pages (2017) Rolul educației nonformale în incluziunea educațională, profesională și socială a copiilor cu cerințe educative speciale/The role of nonformal education in the educational, vocational and social inclusion of children with special needs. Cluj-Napoca: Editura Presa Universitară Clujeană. [Details]
(2012)Repere pentru o invatare eficienta.
Camelia Nadia Bran (2012) Repere pentru o invatare eficienta. Arad: Aurel Vlaicu University. [Details]

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2021)'Metacognitive regulation and attention to body signals - strategies to prevent academic exhaustion'
Camelia Nadia Bran, Editha Margareta Coşarbă (2021) 'Metacognitive regulation and attention to body signals - strategies to prevent academic exhaustion' In: WORLD LUMEN CONGRES 2021. UK: LUMEN Proceedings, 17, 70-78. [DOI] [Details]

Professional Activities

Other Activities

 Description

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Member of the "Aurel Vlaicu"  University Senate, 2016-2020.

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Romanian Association for Research In Education Full membership22-FEB-21 / 10-OCT-22

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, School of Education Member2022 / 2022

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
University College Cork, School of Education Lecturer in Education12-SEP-22 / 10-OCT-22
"Aurel Vlaicu" University of Arad, Romania Associate professor01-OCT-02 / 11-SEP-22

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2001West University of Timisoara, Romania Bachelor of PedagogyPedagogy
2002West University of Timisoara, Romania Postgraduate Specialization Diploma-Psychology of Adult EducationPsychology of Adult Education
2009"Babes Bolyai" University of Cluj-Napoca PhD in EducationEducation Sciences
2005"Aurel Vlaicu" University of Arad, Romania Master in EducationEducational Organizations Management

Languages

 LanguageReadingWritingSpeaking
Romanian FluentFluentFluent
Italian FluentBasicBasic
French FluentFunctionalFunctional
English FluentFunctionalFunctional

Consultancy

 ClientDescription
Casa Corpului Didactic "Alexandru Gavra" Arad, Romania
Education resources developer, Impact Study Coordinator

Outreach Activities

 Description

Participation to UCC Open Days, Workshops organized in DEIS and non-DEIS schools. Forum theater and Photovoice organized and presented in front of 100 participants in 2017.

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

Foundations of Education/pedagogy, Curriculum theory and practice, Non-formal education and community development, Newly emerging needs of children

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