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Longley, Alys; Kensington-Miller, Barbara – Research in Dance Education, 2020
Dance holds a unique place in academia. The creative, embodied, collaborative activities typical to dance learning offer fresh insight to cross-disciplinary literature on the graduate attributes -- both visible and 'invisible' -- all graduates from a given institution are expected to hold. This article presents findings from the research project…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Graduates, Teaching Methods, Teacher Student Relationship
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Top, Elif; Kibris, Ayse; Kargi, Metehan – Research in Dance Education, 2020
In the present study, the effects of Turkey's folk dance on the manual and body coordination among children of 6-7 years of age were investigated. 38 participants of 6-7 years of age who took part in the study were divided into the experiment (n = 19) and control (n = 19) groups. While the participants in the experiment group were provided with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Folk Culture, Dance, Psychomotor Skills
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Buck, Ralph; Snook, Barbara – Research in Dance Education, 2020
This article speaks to classroom reality issues that may supersede any ideals, funding and expectations. We document a journey regarding the implementation of arts integration for six teachers in a small rural school in New Zealand. Arts Integration is a pedagogical approach to teaching and learning that employs arts activities to teach concepts…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Rural Schools, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Lidbury, Clare – Research in Dance Education, 2020
Using practice as research as my methodology I examine whether it is possible to choreograph "Hairspray - the Musical" while staying true to the movement principles developed by Kurt Jooss and Sigurd Leeder in the Jooss-Leeder Method. In discussing the process and the product I explore also the difficulties in choreographing for, and…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Secondary School Students, Teaching Methods
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Bench, Harmony; MacRae, Baylie; Sprudzs, Kat – Research in Dance Education, 2020
Undergraduate research papers offer a difficult challenge for students to demonstrate primary and secondary research skills, knowledge of dance practices and their histories, and clarity of written communication. This article demystifies the research process specifically for use in dance studies and dance history classrooms by demonstrating common…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Educational Research, Undergraduate Students
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San-Juan-Ferrer, Barbara; Hípola, Pedro – Research in Dance Education, 2020
In this review, the background to the construct of Emotional Intelligence and its more widely accepted perspectives are presented. The scientific literature on the relationship between dance and Emotional Intelligence was obtained from the Web of Science (58) and Scopus (5) databases, and the results of these investigations were analysed. Dance is…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Dance, Dance Education, Nonverbal Communication
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Stanway, Alicia R.; Fein, Erich C.; Bordia, Sarbari – Research in Dance Education, 2020
The current study examines the relationships between relational psychological contract, psychological contract breach, loyal boosterism and conscientiousness in the performing arts context. Based on the literature, we develop and test a moderated-mediation model that investigated the mediating role of psychological contract breach in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance, Psychological Patterns, Relationship
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Prinsloo, Tarryn-Tanille; Munro, Marth; Broodryk, Chris – Research in Dance Education, 2019
This article forms part of a larger qualitative, conceptual project that investigates the ways in which Laban Movement Analysis (LMA) can contribute to the larger field of dance research and education with reference to dance, new technologies and particularly notions of space in screendance. Screendance refers to a dance that is specifically made…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Motion, Human Body, Observation
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Beaudry, Lucie; Fortin, Sylvie; Rochette, Annie – Research in Dance Education, 2019
This qualitative embedded single-case study sought to describe a dance intervention designed for people in stroke rehabilitation. Recommendations from rehabilitation therapists, and the researcher-dance educator's observations of the therapists' work and of patient participation during the intervention were captured and analyzed, from design to…
Descriptors: Neurological Impairments, Rehabilitation, Dance Education, Intervention
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Cuellar-Moreno, Maria; Caballero-Juliá, Daniel – Research in Dance Education, 2019
The spectrum of Teaching Styles (TS) provides a solid theoretical foundation for teaching Physical Education. It is common for teachers to use directive styles that do not meet program requirements. This is further accentuated in the case of dance, to the detriment of the development of emotional and cognitive factors. This study investigates the…
Descriptors: Teaching Styles, Teaching Methods, Physical Education, Dance Education
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Mabingo, Alfdaniels – Research in Dance Education, 2019
What constitutes African dances as valid knowledge? Do the learning processes of African dances in local communities entail rational consciousness and epistemological interpretations of the learner? How do the processes of dance practice double as frameworks of construction of meanings? The foregoing questions provided parameters for critical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance Education, African Culture, Constructivism (Learning)
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Petsilas, Phaedra; Leigh, Jennifer; Brown, Nicole; Blackburn, Catriona – Research in Dance Education, 2019
Dance education in the twenty-first century has started to shift with the evolution of contemporary dance techniques and the introduction of more holistic somatic practices into dance training. Nowadays, the idea of developing 'professional self-sufficiency' is at the heart of the learning experience for young dancers. We believe that in response…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Teaching Methods, Creative Teaching, Holistic Approach
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Kaufman, Eric – Research in Dance Education, 2019
Beginning in the 1980s, and throughout years of employment on Broadway and beyond, I was an unwitting participant-observer to scenes of sexual harassment in musical theater dance workplaces. I experienced being a target of sexual harassment, not as trauma, but as an uncomfortable and accepted aspect of the employment landscape. The…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Theater Arts, Drama, Dance
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Cisneros, Rosemary E.; Stamp, Kathryn; Whatley, Sarah; Wood, Karen – Research in Dance Education, 2019
The focus of this paper is on the WhoLoDancE EU Horizon 2020 project and the tensions between the technology and the potential impact on dancer education -- the aspirations versus the realities. We explore how neuroscientific concepts can help to understand the embodied experience of working with digital tools in a mediated learning environment.…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Computer Simulation, Neurosciences, Educational Theories
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Walker, Ayo – Research in Dance Education, 2019
In my investigation of dance curricula in US higher education, the dance discipline's primary pedagogical concentrations in classical ballet and Eurocentric modern dance techniques implicitly signal their centrality to the development of any academically trained dancer. This focus, in turn, generalizes and essentializes other cultural and…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, African Americans, Dance, Undergraduate Students
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