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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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Østern, Tone Pernille; Irgens, Eirik J. – Research in Dance Education, 2018
One Saturday, in November in 2014, a researcher made an explorative intervention with 22 professional performing and teaching dance artists on the independent dance field in Norway. Through the three-hour-long intervention, the researcher and participants dived into questions about choreographic processes and dance pedagogy in contemporary times.…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Dance, Teaching Methods, Intervention
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Barlow, Rachel – Research in Dance Education, 2018
Proprioception is an ongoing topic of interest in dance research. Yet 'proprioception' can have a wide range of meanings, and therefore is studied in many different ways. This research presents a review of existing studies of proprioception in dance. The review comprised 4 main stages: stage (1) background research; stage (2) proposing a working…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Self Concept, Human Body, Kinesthetic Perception
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Leandro, Cristina Rebelo; Monteiro, Elisabete; Melo, Filipe – Research in Dance Education, 2018
This study is integrated in the field of Dance in Education, focusing on the instrumentalist aspect of art. We focused on creative dance as a catalyst to learn Mathematics' contents. This interdisciplinary work can enhance the learning, as far as the understanding of Mathematics' concepts is achieved through the body and revealed by expressive and…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Dance Education, Mathematics Education, Mathematical Concepts
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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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Wenn, Britta; Mulholland, Rosemary; Timmons, Wendy; Zanker, Yvonne – Research in Dance Education, 2018
Theories of emotional intelligence (EI) have already been applied successfully in the field of education, and EI has been found to predict different aspects of teaching such as influencing teachers' self-efficacy beliefs (TSEB). This study aims to explore potential associations between EI, TSEB, and length of teaching experience amongst dance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance Education, Emotional Intelligence, Teacher Effectiveness
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Curl, Gordon – Research in Dance Education, 2018
This critical review aims to expose the confusion that exists in professional arts criticism in general, and dance criticism in particular--with implications for dance education. The underlying principles of formalism are outlined and its strengths and weaknesses highlighted. A demand for more interpretive, theoretical and contextual criticism is…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Aesthetics, Criticism, Critical Theory
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Sööt, Anu; Anttila, Eeva – Research in Dance Education, 2018
This article presents how guided core reflection can be used in tertiary dance education, and how this approach may support the professional development of novice dance teachers. During the final stages of their studies, a three-stage procedure of guided core reflection developed for this study with an emphasis on embodiment was conducted with…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Dance, Dance Education, Reflection
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Farrer, Rachel – Research in Dance Education, 2018
As a burgeoning academic field in the UK, dance is seeing an increase of emerging scholars entering the sector from different contexts. This article examines qualitative data from four early career dance academics from different UK institutions, all of whom took part in the DanceHE Early Career Mentor Scheme. DanceHE is the representative body for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance Education, Beginning Teachers, College Faculty
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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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Tai, JuanAnn – Research in Dance Education, 2018
Namasia District, located in Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan, is home to many of the island's indigenous Bunun people. This place was one of the most damaged areas from typhoon Morakot in 2009. In the aftermath of the Morakot disaster, many of the children were traumatized physically and psychologically. I set out to design dance classes for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Cultural Influences, Culturally Relevant Education
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Hopper, Luke S.; Weidemann, Andries L.; Karin, Janet – Research in Dance Education, 2018
Ballet, the art form, is underpinned by a codified technique -- a set of movements, positions and aesthetics. For centuries, ballet technique has been used to develop movement accuracy and artistry in generations of dancers. Volumes have been written on the schema of ballet technique and pedagogical approaches to achieving dance artistry. This…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Movement Education, Expertise
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Walter, Ofra; Yanko, Sivan – Research in Dance Education, 2018
Studies indicate that female dance students are more preoccupied with weight, eating habits, and body image than girls in the general population and are in greater danger of developing eating disorders. In this study, questionnaires were distributed to 90 females aged 15-30; 47 dancers or former dancers and 43 non-dancers. Consistent with prior…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Females, Adolescents, Young Adults
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Pedro, Rachel; Stevens, Kym; Scheu, Courtney – Research in Dance Education, 2018
Cultural competency training is considered crucial for sensitively and appropriately approaching interactions with cultures other than our own, reducing the effects of privilege and power. This paper explores the rationales behind changes made to a tertiary dance unit, Latin Dance Party, as a part of an undergraduate dance degree. The project…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Latin American Culture, Dance, Dance Education
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