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Mrs. Brigitte Moody

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 Social Justice pedagogies, 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)

Teaching Interests

Areas of expertise:

Postgraduate and under graduate levels: Dance Pedagogy, Adapted Physical Activity and Dance; Philosophy of Physical Education, Curriculum Studies in Dance and Physical Education

Current modules taught: PY4031, PY4133, PY4123, PY4068, School Placement supervisor, BSc Final Year Project supervisor.

Professional Activities

Committee

  • 2015 International Association of Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP),
  • 2014 Physical Education Physical Activity and Youth Sport (PEPAYS Ireland),
  • 2014 Arts Council of Ireland ,
  • 2004 Dance North West -– Board member ,
  • 1997 Lisa Ullman Travelling Scholarship Fund ,
  • 1987 National Dance Teachers Association (UK) ,
  • Standing Committee on Dance in Higher Education ,

Employment

  • 2002 University of Leeds - Lecturer
  • 1999 University of Birmingham UK - Lecturer
  • 1987 De Montfort University Bedford, UK - Senior lecturer
  • 1984 London College of Dance, Bedford, UK - Lecturer
  • 1980 Lord William's School, Thame, Oxfordshire, UK - Teacher
  • 1979 Inside Out Educational Dance Project - Founder dance and teacher

Education

  • 1997 Trinity Laban - Master of Arts
  • 1979 University College Worcester, UK - Bachelor of Education (Honours)

Consultancy

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

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

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
In British Journal of Visual Impairment ; London :
DOI: 10.1177/0264619616678651

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
In Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education ; London :
DOI: 10.1080/18377122.2015.1092726

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
In Research In Dance Education; London :
DOI: 10.1080/14617890600610588

Conference Contributions

2017

Shape America National Congress 2017
Tindall, Daniel; Tannehill, Deborah; Moody, Brigitte
(2017) Shape America National Congress 2017
Boston

2016

European Conference on Educational Research
Brigitte Moody; Melissa Parker
(2016) European Conference on Educational Research
Dublin

2015

Shape America National Congress 2015
Brigitte Moody and Melissa Parker
(2015) Shape America National Congress 2015
Seattle

2015

PEPAYS Ireland Forum
Brigitte Moody; Melissa Parker
(2015) PEPAYS Ireland Forum
University of Limerick