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Dr Tracey-Lynne Cody

Lecturer in Education

Institute of Education

Tracey-Lynne is an experienced drama educator, working in initial teacher education at Massey University.  Her research interests include drama pedagogy and practice in (primary and secondary) school and applied theatre settings, culturally-responsive teaching practice, and education for social and emotional well-being.

Tracey-Lynne is an experienced teacher educator, specialising in Drama and Arts education, and initial teacher education at Massey University.  

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Research Expertise

Research Interests

Drama education, culturally-responsive pedagogy, Applied Theatre, teacher education, Arts education, University-school collaboration

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Continuing and Community Education (130101): Curriculum and Pedagogy (130200):
Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies (190404):
Education (130000): Education Systems (130100):
Performing Arts and Creative Writing (190400):
Primary Education (excl. Maori) (130105): Secondary Education (130106): Specialist Studies in Education (130300):
Studies In Creative Arts And Writing (190000):
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators (130313)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 0

Research Outputs

Journal

Cody, T. (2016). Whakawhānaungatanga: Culturally responsive teaching in the Drama classroom. New Zealand Journal of Research in Performing Arts and Education. 6, 68-87 Retrieved from http://www.drama.org.nz/publications/new-zealand-journal-of-research-in-performing-arts-and-education-2016/
[Journal article]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2015). Transformative classroom drama practice: What is happening in New Zealand schools?. p-e-r-f-o-r-m-a-n-c-e. 2(1-2) Retrieved from http://www.p-e-r-f-o-r-m-a-n-c-e.org/?p=2513
[Journal article]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2013). “Time for exploration? Not with all this curriculum to teach!” Insights from experienced NZ drama teachers to inspire the harried.. Drama New Zealand Journal, 39(1). 39(1), 40-42 Retrieved from http://www.drama.org.nz/
[Journal article]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2010). Devising Theatre from Personal Narratives: Investigating Tensions for Participants in a New Zealand Community Theatre Experience. New Zealand Journal of Research in Performing Arts and Education: Nga Mahi a Rehia. 2 Retrieved from http://www.drama.org.nz/
[Journal article]Authored by: Cody, T.

Creative Work

Cody, T. (2017). Director of "Among Strangers - a trilogy of plays by Angie Farrow". (Theatre) Among Strangers - a trilogy of plays by Angie Farrow: Centerpoint Theatre, Palmerston North
[Performance]Authored by: Cody, T.Contributed to by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2016). Lead Actor in amateur Musical Theatre production, Palmerston North. (Musical Theatre Performance) Sweeney Todd - the Demon Barber of Fleet Street: Abbey Theatre, Centennial Drive, Palmerston North
[Performance]Authored by: Cody, T.Contributed to by: Cody, T.
Cody, T., Harris, K, ., McGregor, L., Lockhart, T., & Anstis, P. (2015). Co-Director - "Bites" by Skin Theatre. (Live theatre) Bites by Skin Theatre: The Darkroom, cnr Pitt and Church Streets, Palmerston North
[Performance]Authored by: Cody, T.Contributed to by: Cody, T.
Cody, T., Cody, L., Meyers, S., & Ashcroft, D. (2015). Vocalist and Songwriter for “Nocturne” by Diamond Sutra. Audio Recording. (Audio Recording)Slave Collective: Palmerston North
[Composition]Authored by: Cody, T.Contributed to by: Cody, T.

Thesis

Cody, T. (2013). Drama education in New Zealand schools: investigating the practice of six experienced drama teachers.. (Doctoral Thesis, University of Canterbury, Christchurch)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Cody, T.

Report

Cody, T., & Steele, R. (2017). How do we develop culturally-responsive contexts and practices in the Drama classroom?. ( Report No. TLIF1-033). Teacher-Led Innovation Fund.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Cody, T.
Sewell, AM., Cody, T., & Weir, K. (2015). Strategies for co-constructing an initial teacher education curriculum: A school-university partnership. Ako Aotearoa.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Cody, T., Sewell, A.

Conference

Sewell, AM., Cody, TL., & Weir, KJ. (2015, June). A school-university partnership: Strategies for co-constructing an initial teacher education curriculum. Presented at Ako Aotearoa: Research in Progress Colloquim. Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T., Sewell, A.
Cody, T. (2015, July). Game-changing pedagogies for the drama classroom. Presented at Drama Australia and Drama New Zealand International Conference: Gamechanger. Sydney, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T.“Re-cognition of teacher-student relations: utilizing a post-structural dramatic inquiry approach to deconstruct discourses impacting the implementation of culturally-responsive teaching practices.”. . National Institute of Education, Singapore
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T., & Bisley, C. (2015, May). Primary Experts Panel. Presented at Drama New Zealand National Conference 2014: Invigorate. St Kentigerns College, Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.Contributed to by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2015, May). Invigorate your teaching - using drama strategies for thinking. Presented at Drama New Zealand National Conference 2015: Invigorate. St Kentigerns College, Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2015, April). “Time for exploration? Not with all this curriculum to teach!” Insights from experienced NZ drama teachers to inspire the harried. Presented at Drama New Zealand National Conference: Te Kore. Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2015, July). Tensions and triumphs in transformative classroom drama practice: Cases from New Zealand schools. Presented at 8th Drama and Education IDEA World Congress. Paris, France.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T., Bonnington, K., & Betty, D. (2015, April). Pay it forward – Creating a collaborative drama community. Presented at Drama New Zealand National conference:Te Kore. Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.Contributed to by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2014, April). Building Whanaungatanga: managing safety and risk in the drama classroom. Presented at Whakaako: Learning with each other - TRCC Drama NZ Conference 2014. Rangiruru Girls' School, Christchurch, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2013, October). Negotiating the kawa – safety & risk when working with groups. Presented at Critical Journeys in Applied Theatre Symposium. University of Auckland, Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2012, April). Keynote Speaker: Drama serving society - empowering practice in the classroom. Presented at Drama New Zealand National Conference: With Beads of Light. Wellington Girls’ College, Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2011, April). Creating an effective community of learners in the drama classroom: Preliminary findings from research. Presented at Drama New Zealand Conference: Drama Unplugged. April 27-29, 2011,. Saint Kentigern College, Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, TL. (2009). Discovering aesthetic space online?. ASCILITE 2009 - The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education. (pp. 153 - 157).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Cody, T.

Other

Cody, T. (2015, December). Drama for Intermediate Teachers. Technology Teachers Professional Development Day - Monday 15 December 2014, Palmerston North Intermediate Normal, Palmerston North.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2015, April). Exploring Dance and Drama in the Early Years. Workshop presentation for the Ruahine Kindergarten Association.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2014, January). Shared Story: creation and physicalisation - January 2014 Guest tutor – Creative Processes Block Course 139.223 Massey University.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.
Cody, T. (2013, July). What do New Zealand Drama teachers do? Clarifying the sociocultural nature of teaching and learning in the drama classroom and the challenges arising from current educational policy. - Institute of Education Research Seminar series. Presented at Institue of Education, Massey University.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cody, T.

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