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Shin, Min-Hye; Cho, Nam Ki – Research in Dance Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore the competency-based curriculum to expand Korean university students' career spectrums in dance departments. A literature review and a two-time Delphi analysis with seven experts was carried out at the beginning of the study to discover necessary competencies. Thereafter, an Analytical Hierarchy Process…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, College Students
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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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Ehrenberg, Shantel – Research in Dance Education, 2019
Choreographic practice still competes for the same level of value as language-based study in higher education and therefore choreographic practice and pedagogy can be a means through which to address issues of precarity for dance and dance studies in the university economy today. This article addresses this problem by sharing a UK-based…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, College Students, Majors (Students)
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Assandri, Eric P.J. – Research in Dance Education, 2019
The purpose of this action research is to explore the value of 'touching' when teaching in a ballet studio-based class. This method, as part of cultural heritage, is traditionally used and preserved to correct students, but in today's society, this could become challenging and problematic in Higher Education. Is this way of teaching still…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Teaching Methods, Nonverbal Communication
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Kelsey, Louise; Uytterhoeven, Lise – Research in Dance Education, 2017
This paper reports on a focused collaborative learning and teaching research project between the Dance Department at Middlesex University and partner institution London Studio Centre. Informed by Belinda Allen's research on creative curriculum design, dance students and lecturers shared innovative learning opportunities to enhance the development…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Dania, Aspasia; Tyrovola, Vasiliki; Koutsouba, Maria – Research in Dance Education, 2017
The aim of this paper is to present the design and evaluate the impact of a Laban Notation-based method for Teaching Dance (LANTD) on novice dancers' performance, in the case of Greek traditional dance. In this research, traditional dance is conceived in its "second existence" as a kind of presentational activity performed outside its…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Experimental Groups, College Students
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Schupp, Karen – Research in Dance Education, 2017
In this article, the author reflects on how somatic values, which are interrelated to yet distinct from somatic principles, direct her pedagogical approach to and the content of an eight-week module for postsecondary dance major students in the United States titled Applied Personal Movement Practices I. The prioritization of somatic values (the…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Postsecondary Education, College Students, Majors (Students)
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Haines, Susan; Torres, Talani – Research in Dance Education, 2016
Recent experiences in rehearsals have led us to question how student dancers perceive the culture of rehearsal. We are interested in how the influence of shows like "So You Think You Can Dance" affects student expectations. How do students from competitive dance studio backgrounds approach learning in a rehearsal setting? Are there…
Descriptors: Dance Education, College Students, Student Attitudes, Theater Arts
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Tsouvala, Maria; Magos, Kostas – Research in Dance Education, 2016
This paper describes a dance-based research project conducted at the Department of Early Childhood Education of the University of Thessaly. The main aim of the project was to explore the possibilities of dance in understanding the self in relation to the world, under the perspective of the transformative learning theory. The methodology applied…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance Education, Transformative Learning, Research Projects
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Leijen, Äli; Sööt, Anu – Research in Dance Education, 2016
This article discusses the results of a study that investigated the use of different procedures to support the reflection processes of university-level dance students. As a procedure of unguided reflection, the students were asked to write a free-form essay and, as a form of guided reflection, a semi-structured interview and written reflection…
Descriptors: Dance Education, College Students, Preservice Teachers, Reflection
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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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Tsompanaki, Eleni – Research in Dance Education, 2014
Is there a need for dance to enter higher education in Greece? Can contemporary dance be viewed as a discipline on its own right? These questions inspired the research conducted in three case study institutions (out of six that exist) in Greece, examining the reality within them as experienced by dance students, lecturers, course leaders and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance, Dance Education, Higher Education
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Brooks, Pauline – Research in Dance Education, 2014
This article reflects upon the process of creating dance in an intermedial telematic dance setting with university students. Some contextualisation is made of five telematic dance projects (the "Phillypool Projects 2007-2012") that have taken place between two universities, one in the UK and one in the US. It will explore some of the…
Descriptors: Dance, Performance, College Students, Creative Activities
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Radell, Sally Anne; Keneman, Margaret Lynn; Adame, Daniel D.; Cole, Steven P. – Research in Dance Education, 2014
This qualitative study investigated the impact of the mirror on a dancer's body image. Two groups of students enrolled in beginner ballet classes were taught the same classroom material; one group was taught with mirrors, the other, without. At the end of the semester four students from each class were randomly selected to participate in a private…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Dance, Dance Education, Case Studies
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Morris, Anne – Research in Dance Education, 2012
Action research is a method of examining one's own practice through reflection and critical self-study. In this paper, the author considers her experience teaching a two-day lesson on connections and relationships in William Forsythe's dance "One Flat Thing, reproduced" (2000) and the accompanying website, Synchronous Objects. The author reviews…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Feminism, Communities of Practice, Introductory Courses
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