NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 4 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Connolly, Mary Kate; Quin, Edel; Redding, Emma – Research in Dance Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to assess the physiological and psychological impact of contemporary dance classes on adolescent females. Fifty-five females, aged 14 were recruited from secondary schools in the UK. The intervention constituted a program of contemporary dance classes with an emphasis on building muscular strength. Full ethics…
Descriptors: Muscular Strength, Intervention, Physical Activities, Females
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chappell, Kerry; Craft, Anna; Rolfe, Linda; Jobbins, Veronica – Research in Dance Education, 2009
This paper details the early stages of research which, through exploring new methodological and conceptual spaces, is being carried out with the aim of contributing to redressing the balance between creativity and performativity, in secondary level dance education in England. The Dance Partners for Creativity Research (DPC) Project is a…
Descriptors: Creativity, Dance Education, Foreign Countries, Researchers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Karkou, Vicky; Bakogianni, Sophia; Kavakli, Evangelia – Research in Dance Education, 2008
With few exceptions, dance, and traditional dance in particular, has received little attention regarding the development of technological tools that can support teaching. The WebDANCE project was a pilot study with a European scope that aimed to experiment with the development of a web-based learning environment for traditional dances. The final…
Descriptors: Summative Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Internet, Dance Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sanders, Lorna – Research in Dance Education, 2008
The General Certificate of Education (GCE) A Level Dance specification, offered by the Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA), is the only GCE course of study in the UK that focuses solely on dance. Acquisition of subject specific knowledge is a feature of its aims, while assessment, as constructed by its objectives, is assumed to be a…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Dance, Foreign Countries, Case Studies