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Andersson, Ninnie – Research in Dance Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to illuminate and discuss assessment within dance education in Swedish upper secondary schools through teachers' reflections. The study investigates how teachers reflect upon the range of possibilities explored and difficulties encountered in their assessment practice. In order to be able to comprehend the phenomenon of…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Teaching Experience, Prerequisites
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Styrke, Britt-Marie – Research in Dance Education, 2015
This article deals with didactics, dance and teacher knowing in an upper secondary school context in Sweden. Dance is referred to as a western theatrical art form as well as to a subject mainly defined through its curriculum. A qualitative interview study with experienced dance teachers constitutes the base on which two overarching theoretical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance Education, Teaching Methods, Secondary School Teachers
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Englund, Boel; Sandstrom, Birgitta – Research in Dance Education, 2015
The aim of the study is to examine how dance teachers express themselves verbally in teaching situations where movement training is combined with "expression". The empirical material consists of films and tapes from a 130┬ámin long dance class at upper secondary school, and a taped conversation with the teacher about episodes from the…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Movement Education, Art Expression, Verbal Communication
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Ashley, Linda – Research in Dance Education, 2014
In 2000, teaching about culturally diverse dances from contextual perspectives became an expectation for New Zealand schools with the inaugural The Arts in the New Zealand Curriculum. Responding to the new curriculum the author, as dance lecturer for K-12 generalist teachers attending a seven day in-service dance and drama education course, faced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Relevance (Education), Culturally Relevant Education
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Savrami, Katia – Research in Dance Education, 2012
This is a viewpoint that discusses the criteria applied for an objective, academic assessment of dance education and comments upon the status of dance education both in secondary education schools and professional dance schools in Greece today. The viewpoint concludes by proposing the need for an independent undergraduate dance degree to be…
Descriptors: Dance, Fine Arts, Secondary Education, Dance Education
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Huddy, Avril; Stevens, Kym – Research in Dance Education, 2011
This paper describes a teaching model, "The Teaching Artist", developed to address the pedagogical and cultural divide between the traditional dance teacher and the dance artist who teaches: traditionally, one teaching about dance and the other, teaching through dance. The "Teaching Artist" model was developed through the…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Teacher Education, Teaching Models, Preservice Teachers
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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
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Stivaktaki, Chrysi; Mountakis, Costas; Bournelli, Pagona – Research in Dance Education, 2010
The purpose of the present study was to assess the effect of a cross-curricular programme for the teaching of traditional dances on the attitudes and perceptions of Greek pupils in the First Year of Secondary School. At the outset we anticipated that the programme would have positive results in terms of: (a) the pupils' enjoyment of the activity;…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Attitude Measures, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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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
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Connell, John – Research in Dance Education, 2009
There is a lack of research examining practitioners' beliefs, understanding and attitudes towards the teaching of dance in England. In order to address this gap in the evidence, this paper reports on a recent survey of dance practitioners (n = 198) living and working in Yorkshire, the largest county in England, on what they consider to be the most…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Teacher Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Friedman, Sharon – Research in Dance Education, 2009
The post-apartheid Dance Studies curriculum in South Africa is attempting to offer school learners both an education and training in dance as an art form. The outcomes-based syllabi are intended to ensure that learners come to respect the diversity of South African society, and therefore a range of dance styles and genres are offered in order to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance Education, Cultural Differences, Hidden Curriculum
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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
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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
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Benn, Tansin; Benn, Barry; Doyle, Brigitte – Research in Dance Education, 2006
In England the government's specialist schools initiative is transforming the nature of secondary education. A three-year longitudinal case study tracked the effects of specialist performing arts college status on two schools. The sites were a mainstream school drawing pupils from an area of high social deprivation and disadvantage, and a special…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Magnet Schools, Foreign Countries, Dance Education