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Heiland, Teresa L. – Research in Dance Education, 2019
This statistical study of 272 dancers, ages 18-96, using Kolb Learning Styles Inventory 4.0, identifies dominant learning cycles, learning styles, and learning style flexibility of the dance participants, and subgroups of notation users, and then compares these results to existing results from other disciplines. The research reveals the depth and…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Cognitive Style, Student Characteristics, Teaching Methods
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Rowe, Nicholas; Martin, Rose; Buck, Ralph; Anttila, Eeva – Research in Dance Education, 2018
The results of the 2016 British referendum on membership of the European Union and the presidential election in the United States of America initiated political changes that will arguably have resounding impacts, within and beyond the UK and the US for years to come. Much of the rhetoric accompanying these political victories appears to confront…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Educational Research, Political Influences, Elections
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Wilson, Lisa; Moffett, Ann-Thomas – Research in Dance Education, 2017
This paper considers arts-based research (ABR) as a useful resource for creating fluid and dialogic spaces between multiple domains of dance knowledge and practices. Through the lens of a multi-disciplinary, arts-based research project "Same Story, Different Countries" explored the socio-political phenomena of racism in the United States…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Dance Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Kim, Na-ye – Research in Dance Education, 2016
This paper presents the core findings of a doctoral study conducted between 2009 and 2013 on teaching and learning the creative process in dance composition. Choreographic knowledge that enhances the technical and creative aspects of choreography is examined and interpreted on the basis of Aristotle's "techne" and "phronesis."…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Dance, Creativity, Foreign Countries
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Snook, Barbara Helen; Buck, Ralph – Research in Dance Education, 2014
This paper reflects upon international arts education action and relative local in-action. The first half of the paper provides a brief narrative of the World Alliance for Arts Education's advocacy work and the development of the UNESCO Seoul Agenda: Goals for the development of arts education. The second half of the paper highlights a dance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Advocacy, International Organizations
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Russell-Bowie, Deirdre E. – Research in Dance Education, 2013
In primary schools across many countries, dance is now included within the arts key learning area with its own outcomes and content. But as future teachers of dance and other art forms, how do preservice generalist primary teachers perceive their background and confidence in relation to dance and dance education? This study investigates the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Dance, Dance Education, Self Efficacy
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Richter, Katrina – Research in Dance Education, 2010
In response to postcolonial, feminist and subaltern critiques of anthropology, this article seeks to answer the question, "For whom should research be conducted, and by whom should it be used?" by examining the lives and works of four female dance anthropologists. Franziska Boas, Zora Neale Hurston, Katherine Dunham and Pearl Primus used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance, Anthropology, Social Science Research
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Dyer, Becky – Research in Dance Education, 2010
Teachers' narratives, when viewed as a form of critical inquiry, can allow teachers to tell and retell stories from their evolving points of view and contextual positions, with the goal of better understanding the complexity and depth of the experiences that have informed their teaching. This narrative, which weaves the voices of the author and…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Personal Narratives, Urban Schools, High Schools
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Leijen, Ali; Admiraal, Wilfried; Wildschut, Liesbeth; Simons, P. Robert-Jan – Research in Dance Education, 2008
The aim of the study was to find out how dance students experienced learning in an international distance education program delivered in an e-learning format using a virtual learning environment platform. In order to organize the students' experiences with the various learning assignments, we focused on three broad categories of learning tasks:…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Writing Assignments, Distance Education, Dance Education
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Albright, Ann Cooper – Research in Dance Education, 2003
This essay discusses issues of cultural difference in dance studies and presents specific pedagogical strategies for engaging the students' embodied knowledge as a research tool in both historical and cross-cultural investigations. (Contains 2 notes.)
Descriptors: Research Tools, Investigations, Cultural Differences, 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