Brigitte Moody


Contact Details

Lecturer
University of Limerick
Castletroy
Limerick
County Limerick
T: +353 61202807
E: brigitte.moody@ul.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Joined PESS as a lecturer in 2008. I have been course director for the part time Graduate Diploma/Maters in Dance, the Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity (led by KU Leuven, Belgium) and the BSc Physical Education.  I am co-founder and co-director of I-Play (adapted physical activity club for 5-21 years) My research interests include  Pedagogical Practices in Dance through self-study and Adapted Physical Activity

Research Interests

Areas if interest

Professional development, professional learning and Physical Education Teacher Education Self-Study.
Pre-service physical education teachers and children with disabilities.


Research groups:

PESS Sport Pedagogy
Physical Education, Physical Activity and Youth Sport (PEPAYS Ireland)

 


Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2017 '“Kids like me, we go lightly on the head”: Experiences of children with a visual impairment on the physical self-concept'
Tessa de Schipper; Lauren J Lieberman; Brigitte Moody (2017) '“Kids like me, we go lightly on the head”: Experiences of children with a visual impairment on the physical self-concept'. British Journal of Visual Impairment, 35 (1):55-68 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Looking across and within: studying ourselves as teacher educators'
Deborah Tannehill, Melissa Parker, Daniel Tindall, Brigitte Moody & Ann MacPhail (2015) 'Looking across and within: studying ourselves as teacher educators'. Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 6 (3):299-311 [DOI] [Details]
2006 'An inside story: tracking experiences, challenges and successes in a joint specialist performing arts college'
Tansin Benn , Barry Benn & Brigitte Doyle (2006) 'An inside story: tracking experiences, challenges and successes in a joint specialist performing arts college'. Research In Dance Education, 7 (1):15-34 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2015 PEPAYS Ireland Forum,
Brigitte Moody; Melissa Parker (2015) First steps: sharing the start of a journey into Self-Stud. [Oral Presentation], PEPAYS Ireland Forum, University of Limerick , 09-JUN-15 - 09-JUN-15 [Details]
2015 Shape America National Congress 2015,
Brigitte Moody and Melissa Parker (2015) Self-Study in Teacher Education : Self Study- a glimpse inside my own teaching’. [Oral Presentation], Shape America National Congress 2015, Seattle , 16-MAR-15 - 21-MAY-15 [Details]
2016 European Conference on Educational Research,
Brigitte Moody; Melissa Parker (2016) Professionally developing as a teacher educator in Physical Education Teacher Education. [Oral Presentation], European Conference on Educational Research, Dublin , 22-AUG-16 - 26-AUG-16 [Details]
2017 Shape America National Congress 2017,
Tindall, Daniel; Tannehill, Deborah; Moody, Brigitte (2017) Identifying the physical activity levels of children with disabilities as they participate in an APA programme. [Poster Presentation], Shape America National Congress 2017, Boston , 20-MAR-17 - 24-MAY-17 [Details]

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Arts Council of Ireland Panel Member Young People, Children and Education 2014 / 2014
Lisa Ullman Travelling Scholarship Fund Board Member 1997 /
Dance North West -– Board member Board Member 2004 / 2005
Standing Committee on Dance in Higher Education Member / 2004
International Association of Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP) Member 2015 /
Physical Education Physical Activity and Youth Sport (PEPAYS Ireland) Member 2014 /
National Dance Teachers Association (UK) Member 1987 /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Inside Out Educational Dance Project Founder dance and teacher 01-JUL-79 / 31-AUG-80
Lord William’s School, Thame, Oxfordshire, UK Teacher 01-SEP-80 / 31-AUG-84
London College of Dance, Bedford, UK Lecturer 01-SEP-84 / 31-AUG-87
De Montfort University Bedford, UK Senior lecturer 01-SEP-87 / 31-AUG-99
University of Birmingham UK Lecturer 01-SEP-99 / 31-MAR-17
University of Leeds Lecturer 01-APR-02 / 28-FEB-17

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1997 Trinity Laban Master of Arts Dance
1979 University College Worcester, UK Bachelor of Education (Honours) Secondary Dance and English

Consultancy

  Client Description
Higher National Diploma in Performing Arts EDEXCEL Examinations Board
Lottery Grant Awards
Teacher Training Agency and National Dance Teachers’ Association
Trinity Laban
Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning (Children and Young People)