Dr. Daniel Tindall

Qualifications: BA Social Science and Physical Education, MA Physical Education (California State University, USA); PhD (Oregon State University, USA).

Email address  daniel.tindall@ul.ie
Phone number  +353 61 234828
Room number  P1022



Lecturer in Physical Education

Teaching and Research Interests:

Daniel's teaching, research, and professional service is focused on teaching and teacher education in physical education, sport and adapted physical education; supervision and mentoring, assessment, and instructional strategies. Specifically, Daniel expresses a deep interest in the following three areas:
* Physical activity levels of secondary students
* Sport Education Curriculum Model (SEM) and Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) as part of the Tactical Games Approach to learning
* Disability Awareness through Disability Sport (Empathy) Experiences

Daniel's current research projects are entitled:
"Am I changing? Pre-service Teacher's (PSTs) attitudes towards children with disabilities pre- and post the i-PLAY experience"
"i-PLAY versus a traditional school placement: Do Pre-service Teacher's (PSTs) prefer one experience over the other when engaging with children with disabilities?"

Personal Profile:

Daniel Tindall is a Lecturer in the Physical Education and Sport Sciences Department. Daniel earned a BA in Social Science, minor in Physical Education, and Master's in Physical Education at California State University - Chico. Daniel earned his Ph.D. in Sport Pedagogy with a minor emphasis in Movement Studies in Disability at Oregon State University. Early in his career, Daniel spent seven years teaching in the Health & Physical Education Dept. and coaching the throwing events of track & field at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon before returning to university for doctoral study. Before joining the PESS Department at the University of Limerick in 2009, Daniel was an Assistant Professor of Physical Education at San Francisco State University in California for 2 years. Prior to that Daniel was an Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Adapted Physical Education at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri for 3 years. Daniel is currently the Co-Director of the 'i-PLAY' programme as well as Course Director for the BSc. in Physical Education Programme (LM090).