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Amanda Zacharopoulou


  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 10 Citations
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Amanda Zacharopoulou is a Senior Lecturer in the Law School. Amanda’s teaching and research interests are in Company Law, European Law and Legal Education.Amanda studied at Queens University Belfast graduating with an LLB Law and subsequently an LLM in Law and Computers. She first joined Ulster in 1993 as Research Assistant to design a Computer Based Teaching Aid in Procurement Law for training Government procurement officers. Amanda then secured a lecturing post and has been teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level for over twenty years.She has an interest in legal education and has occupied various teaching and learning roles within the university including that of Faculty Teaching and Learning Coordinator for Social Sciences. Amanda is a trained PASS/SI Supervisor and has pioneered PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) within the Law School. She received the University’s Distinguished Teaching Fellowship in 2011 for recognition of her work on PASS at Ulster. She continues to develop student centred interventions within the Law School designed to enhance the pre-entry, induction and transition experiences of law students. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the University’s Centre for Higher Education Research Practice.

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    Peer Assisted Learning and the creation of a 'learning community' for first year law students

    Zacharopoulou, A. & Turner, C., 24 Jun 2013, In : The Law Teacher. 47:2, p. 192-214

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    Developments in Legal Education: Testing Times for Northern Ireland

    Zacharopoulou, A. & Sinclair, K., 1 Jun 2006, (Accepted/In press) Unknown Host Publication. Ulster University, p. 556-571 15 p.

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    Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence 2017 Finalist

    Curran, Roisin (Recipient), Black, Michaela (Recipient), Bruce, Hazel (Recipient), Grainne Dooher (Recipient), Gault, Alison (Recipient), Avril Honan (Recipient), Keenan, Michaela (Recipient), Montgomery, Ian (Recipient), Mc Cann, Claire (Recipient), Mc Killop, Aine (Recipient), Quigley, Terry (Recipient) & Zacharopoulou, Amanda (Recipient), 31 Aug 2017