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Byeon, Jae-Kyung – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2012
Despite a structured physical education system and related policies, dance education in Korea largely exists as a course in name only, without achieving its unique goals. It lacks standards within the physical education curriculum, which indicates that dance education is not conducted properly. Thus, the content and level of dance education vary…
Descriptors: Creativity, National Curriculum, Educational History, Educational Development
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Hearn, Colleen Porter; Crabtree, Kacy E. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2008
Preserving dance history for future generations includes documenting and maintaining the life and work of dance pioneers who today's dance educators can learn from and imitate. This article offers basic guidelines for conducting interviews; preserving valuable documentation, including photographs and recordings; and unearthing forgotten stories…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Oral History, Interviews, Preservation
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Mabingo, Alfdaniels – Journal of Dance Education, 2019
As globalization endures onslaughts from neo-state nationalism, examining the role that dances from non-Western cultures play in facilitating intercultural education is necessary. This article critically examines the intercultural reflections and meanings that student performers constructed from learning and performing the movements, techniques,…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Dance Education, Singing, Music
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Carter, Alexandra – Research in Dance Education, 2007
In response to concerns about the place and nature of dance history in British higher education curricula, a database was compiled of representative but significant examples of modules which focused directly on the teaching and learning of history, or had history as a key component. An analysis is presented of these modules in terms of the place…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Dance, Dance Education, Databases
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Clement, Karen – Journal of Dance Education, 2008
The article addresses the utilization of modern dance compositional approaches in the development of sacred dance works. A brief history of sacred dance in the Western Church is traced as a foundation for students' stereotypical approaches to dance and religion. Also examined is the 20th Century modern dance choreographers' practice of…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Church Related Colleges, Christianity
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Giguere, Miriam – Research in Dance Education, 2015
In this article, the author compares the practices, philosophy, and history of action research, also known as participatory action research, to the purposes and practices of dance education. The comparison yields connections in four categories, enhancing self-reflective teaching and curriculum design, taking responsibility for teaching outcomes,…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Action Research, Participatory Research, Educational Practices
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Georgios, Lykesas – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Being an indispensable part of our folk tradition, the traditional dance bears elements of our cultural tradition and heritage and passes them down from generation to generation. Therefore, it contributes substantially to the reinforcement of our cultural identity and plays a crucial role in the "cultural development" of our society. Our…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Music Education, Movement Education, Preservation
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Kerr-Berry, Julie – Journal of Dance Education, 2016
Over a decade ago Julie Kerr-Berry wrote the editorial for this journal, "The Skin We Dance, The Skin We Teach: Appropriation of Black Content in Dance Education" (Kerr-Berry 2004). In it, she argued the importance of integrating multiple legacies into dance education, particularly into the historical narrative. She also contended that…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Race, Whites, Social History
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Enghauser, Rebecca Gose – Journal of Dance Education, 2012
The 21st-century dance milieu demands that a dancer possess a highly diverse skill set, including effective teaching skills and a broader appreciation of a pedagogical orientation. It is vital that in preparing dance educators, we create opportunities for students to reflect on their dance learning histories and consequential beliefs about…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Opportunities, Dance, Writing (Composition)
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Howard, Karen – General Music Today, 2014
The concept of ngoma is present throughout Eastern and Southern Africa. Ngoma refers to the tradition of expression via music, drumming, dance, and storytelling. History, values, education, and even identity can be transmitted between generations. This article traces the experiences of a music teacher from the United States traveling and studying…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Traditionalism, Musical Instruments
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Jennings, Matt – Research in Drama Education, 2016
"Crows on the Wire" (COTW) is an intermedial project deploying applied theatre, educational drama and digital performance [Dixon, S. (2007). "Digital Performance: A History of New Media in Theatre, Dance, Performance Art and Installation." Cambridge, MA: MIT Press] to explore the recent history of the peace process in Northern…
Descriptors: Drama, Police, Conflict, History
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Klein, Traci – Journal of Dance Education, 2018
Instructors in higher education arts programs have a responsibility to promote active citizenship and to encourage their students to use the creative arts as a vehicle for positive social change. However, in dance curricula, incorporating these concepts can be challenging, given the long history of structured technique pedagogy and the specific…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Dance, Dance Education, Community Involvement
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Ward, Sheila A. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2013
This article invites the reader to gain a deeper understanding of the aesthetics of African-based dance through the elements of tradition, transformation, and social justice. A discussion of the aesthetics of African dances within Africa and throughout the African diaspora opens the doors to present these dances in a K-12 setting, to explore a…
Descriptors: African Culture, Dance, Dance Education, Aesthetics
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McMains, Juliet – Journal of Dance Education, 2016
Arguably the world's most popular partnered social dance form, salsa attracts devotees far beyond the Latino communities in which this pungent "sauce" was brewed. The cross-cultural appeal of salsa, which celebrates its mixed origins in the Caribbean and Spanish Harlem, makes it a prime candidate for inclusion in university dance…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Multicultural Education, College Curriculum
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MacPherson, Tehmekah – Journal of Dance Education, 2018
The author, a dance instructor, embraced the energy and culture of Hip Hop when she started dancing back in the late 1980s and early 90s. However when invited to teach Hip Hop dance for a newly revived dance minor in 2011, she had her concerns because her Hip Hop instruction in various settings previous to this invitation left her a bit…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Popular Culture, Music, Teaching Methods
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