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Mabingo, Alfdaniels – Research in Dance Education, 2015
Study abroad programs in dance education have played a key role in equipping students with globally and culturally diverse academic, pedagogic and professional knowledge, aptitudes and experiences. For this study, I interviewed six subjects who participated in New York University dance education study abroad program to Uganda from 2007 to 2010 to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Dance Education, College Students
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Ritenburg, Heather Margaret – Research in Dance Education, 2010
This paper explores the social construction of the "ideal" body of the female ballet dancer in North America. Specifically, the author constructs a Foucauldian genealogy tracing a body shape that came to dominate the principal female dancers of the New York City Ballet, and how this body shape continues to be normalized through…
Descriptors: Dance, Self Concept, Human Body, Females
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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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Moss, Suzan – Research in Dance Education, 2002
This article explores continuing professional development. I teach in a community college where 93% of the students are black and Latino. I am a Caucasian teacher, and my background is primarily modern and jazz dance. In recent years I have been studying African and Latin dance forms, so that I can address the deep hunger my students have to learn…
Descriptors: Music, Dance, Foreign Countries, Community Colleges