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Risner, Doug; Barr, Sherrie – Arts Education Policy Review, 2015
Preparing dance specialist teachers to successfully educate an increasingly diverse student population highlights a number of challenges within an educational policy landscape characterized by technical production, methods-centric teacher preparation, teacher-proof curriculum, and standardization. The ramifications of these policies have…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Teacher Education Programs, Praxis, National Standards
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Anderson, Mary Elizabeth; Risner, Doug – Arts Education Policy Review, 2012
This study investigates teaching artists whose work is rooted in dance and theater. Although the term remains both ambiguous and debated, teaching artists provide a good deal of arts education delivery in P-12 and afterschool programs throughout the United States. Based on survey data from a range of teaching artists across the nation (N = 133),…
Descriptors: Artists, Art Teachers, Dance Education, Theater Arts
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Risner, Doug – Arts Education Policy Review, 2010
Postsecondary dance education is at a crucial juncture in its history in academe. Emerging from women's physical education programs in the 1930s, the profession's realignment with the arts broadly and arts-based education specifically has been characterized by ambitious goals and steady growth through the 1990s. However, a number of critical…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Dance Education, Liberal Arts, Relevance (Education)
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Risner, Doug – Arts Education Policy Review, 2007
From an administrative perspective, this article investigates equity issues in dance education, and current challenges and opportunities for leadership in postsecondary dance programs involved in teacher education and certification. Although dance education is varied in content and environment, much is shared in terms of common goals for gender…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education