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Gartzonika, Eleftheria – Research in Dance Education, 2013
This paper researches the statutory educational regulations used as a foundation to introduce traditional Greek dance in the school curriculum and which transformed it into a taught subject with connections to the ideological-political and social conditions prevalent in Greece at the time. It particularly concerns the connection between the aims…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance Education, Cultural Education, Social Influences
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Risner, Doug – Research in Dance Education, 2012
This paper investigates teaching artists in the USA whose work is rooted in dance and dance-related disciplines. Teaching artists, although the descriptor itself remains both ambiguous and debated in the USA, provide a good deal of arts education delivery in K12 schools and afterschool programs. Based on survey data from a range of dance teaching…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Art Teachers, Artists, Surveys
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Parrish, Mila – Research in Dance Education, 2008
Regardless of geographical limitations, community partnerships can flourish through videoconference technology. This article presents iDance Arizona (iDA) research as a tool for supporting the teaching and learning of dance in rural settings. This research focuses on university/K-12 collaborations and examines the pedagogy of videoconferencing in…
Descriptors: Dance, Elementary Secondary Education, Dance Education, School Community Relationship
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Warburton, Edward C. – Research in Dance Education, 2004
The "Critical Thinking Belief Appraisal" was administered to practicing dance teachers (n = 52) in the USA to investigate their beliefs (and use of) critical-thinking activities with high-advantage and low-advantage learners. Results point to an "advantage effect" in dance teachers' beliefs about critical thinking: the higher…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Dance, Dance Education, Beliefs
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Hanna, Judith Lynne – Research in Dance Education, 2002
Dance education in the USA has a new window of opportunity to reach every child in academic schools. The National Education Goals now recognize dance as a core subject, such as, e.g. language. To take advantage of this development, the "Intelligent Moves--Partnering Dance & Education K-12" workshop for teachers was held as part of the Vail Valley…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Dance Education, Workshops, Teaching Methods
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Warburton, Edward C. – Research in Dance Education, 2002
This paper describes new approaches to assessment in dance and dance education. The first part examines assumptions behind traditional models of evaluation in academic and performing arts contexts. I consider whether it is useful to understand human ability as unitary or if it is meaningful to evaluate people according to a single dimension of…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Evaluation, Talent Identification, Intelligence