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  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 9 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
19942016
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Biography

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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police Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
employability Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
leader Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
Teaching Social Sciences
law enforcement Social Sciences

Research Output 1994 2016

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mentoring
leader
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employability
study group
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employability
leader
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communication
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Law
learning
community
student
coping
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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. p. 556-571 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Prizes

Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence 2017 Finalist

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

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Teaching
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education
student