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Frances Murphy

Dr

Contact Details

Senior Lecturer

S207
St Patrick's Campus
Drumcondra
Dublin 9

T: 003538842073
E: frances.murphy@dcu.ie

S207

T: Ext. 2073
E: Frances.Murphy@dcu.ie
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Biography

Lecturer in the School of Arts Education and Movement, Institute of Education, St. Patrick's Campus. Former primary teacher. Worked on curriculum development for physical education (primary). Lecture to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Research interests: mentoring teachers to enhance teaching of physical education, continuing professional development in physical education, teacher beliefs and practices related to physical education, inclusion of children with special needs in physical education; assessment in physical education.

Books

  Year Publication
2013 Research and Practice in Physical Education.
Tannehill, D., MacPhail, A., Halbert, G., Murphy, F. (2013) Research and Practice in Physical Education. Oxon: England: Routledge. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2011 'Playtime: the needs of very young learners in physical education and sport'
Murphy, F., & Ní Chróinín, D. (2011) 'Playtime: the needs of very young learners in physical education and sport' In: K. Armour (Ed.) (eds). Sport Pedagogy: An introduction for teaching and coaching. London: Pearson. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2013 'Providing 'good day' physical education experiences for children with SEN in mainstream Irish Primary Schools'
Marron, S., Murphy, F., & O'Keeffe, M. (2013) 'Providing 'good day' physical education experiences for children with SEN in mainstream Irish Primary Schools'. REACH - Journal of Special Needs Education in Ireland, (26 (2)):92-103 [Details]
2012 'Supporting primary teachers to teach children physical education: Continuing the journey'
Murphy, F., & O’Leary, M. (2012) 'Supporting primary teachers to teach children physical education: Continuing the journey'. Irish Educational Studies, 31 (3):297-7-310 [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2011 AIESEP 2011 International Conference, Moving People – Moving Forward, University of Limerick, Ireland
Marron, S., Murphy, F., & Coulter, M. (2011) Out and About: supporting a rural primary school implementing a programme of outdoor and adventure activities AIESEP 2011 International Conference, Moving People – Moving Forward, University of Limerick, Ireland [Details]
2011 AIESEP 2011 International Conference, Moving People – Moving Forward, University of Limerick, Ireland
Coulter, M., Petrie, K., Tsangaridou, N., Murphy, F., & Marron, S., and Keay, J. (2011) Enhancing the Landscape of Initial Teacher Education in Primary Physical Education AIESEP 2011 International Conference, Moving People – Moving Forward, University of Limerick, Ireland [Details]
2009 Promoting Physical Education Across Schools and Communities PE PAYS Research Forum, University of Limerick
Murphy, F.; Cosgrave, C. (2009) Breadth, balance and bribery in primary PE! Promoting Physical Education Across Schools and Communities PE PAYS Research Forum, University of Limerick [Details]
2009 Educational Studies Association of Ireland Conference (ESAI), Kilkenny
Murphy, F.; Cosgrave, C. (2009) Experiences and perspectives of beginning teachers Educational Studies Association of Ireland Conference (ESAI), Kilkenny [Details]
2008 Presentation at the PE PAYS Research Forum, University of Limerick
Murphy, F. (2008) Specialists in Primary Physical Education: from small beginnings Presentation at the PE PAYS Research Forum, University of Limerick [Details]
2007 Presentation at the PE PAYS Research Forum, University of Limerick
Murphy, F. (2007) A one-day wonder? Features of an effective programme of in-service in Physical Education for primary teachers Presentation at the PE PAYS Research Forum, University of Limerick [Details]
2004 Eriugena Lecture, St. Patrick’s College
Murphy, F. (2004) Towards a quality physical education experience for the child: Implementing the revised physical education curriculum for Irish primary schools Eriugena Lecture, St. Patrick’s College [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2018 AIESEP Specialist Seminar: Future Directions in PE Assessment,
Frances Murphy, Maura Coulter, Susan Marron, Bronagh McGrane (2018) Physical Education and Assessment within Initial Teacher Education of Primary Teachers in One University. [Invited Oral Presentation], AIESEP Specialist Seminar: Future Directions in PE Assessment, Eindhoven, Netherlands , 18-OCT-18 - 20-OCT-18 [Details]
2008 Engaging young people in physical education and sport PE PAYS Conference University of Limerick, June 2008,
Murphy, F. & O'Leary, M. (2008) A one-day wonder? Perspectives on a programme of in-service in physical education for primary teachers. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Engaging young people in physical education and sport PE PAYS Conference University of Limerick, June 2008, Limerick [Details]

Reports

  Year Publication
2016 Towards Quality Physical Education in Ireland and Switzerland.
Murphy, F., Descoeudres, M. (2016) Towards Quality Physical Education in Ireland and Switzerland. Reports [Details]

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