ERIC Number: EJ665443
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Somatic Knowledge: The Body as Content and Methodology in Dance Education.
Journal of Dance Education, v2 n4 p114-18 2002
Explores applications of somatics to school and university curricula, addressing somatic knowledge as content and methodology in dance education, proposing strategies for bringing the body back into dance and dance curricula, exploring cultural diversity issues within dance and somatic education, and concluding that somatic knowledge and practice have much to offer dance and arts educators if they understand diversity issues and the need to address sociocultural influences on the body. (SM)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development, Dance Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Human Body, Movement Education, Sociocultural Patterns, Teaching Methods
J. Michael Ryan Publishing, Inc., 24 Chescent Drive North, Andover, NJ 07821-4000.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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