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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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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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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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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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Sanger, Andrew – Research in Dance Education, 2019
This article explores the dynamics of Gaga, a contemporary movement practice developed by Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin, as an emergent methodology for embodied research. Deploying Gaga as a case study, this article argues for the relevance of knowledge generated through lived, felt experience as well as ways of knowing grounded on bodily…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Movement Education, Case Studies, Human Body
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Reinders, Nicole J.; Bryden, Pamela J.; Fletcher, Paula C. – Research in Dance Education, 2019
Dance -- created by a moving body over space and time -- creates space for non-verbal communication and self-expression. Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder may particularly benefit from the use of their bodies to convey their needs and desires. This research presents the experiences of individuals involved in two recreational dance programs…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Students with Disabilities, Autism
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Duffy, Ali B.; Beaty, Allison – Research in Dance Education, 2019
Relationships between choreographers and dancers are sometimes defined by a particular hierarchy in which choreographers hold more power than dancers do throughout dance making processes. There is very little room for dancer input, interpretation, or feedback in traditional choreographic process models. Though these power dynamics have been…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Creativity, Power Structure
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Flower, Lynda – Research in Dance Education, 2019
This study focusses on how peak performance lived experiences (identified as spiritual) during a dance career continued into and influenced the later teaching lives of former ballet dancers. The study is located in academic discussion of Western mystical and spiritual experiences. Five professional ballet teachers, who were formerly professional…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Performance, Foreign Countries
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Jin, Jin; Martin, Rose – Research in Dance Education, 2019
China has a rich history of dance education and has established prominent tertiary dance institutions. Coupled with this is a growing global interest to engage with China, and connections are developing between Chinese and non-Chinese tertiary dance institutions. Within this curiosity and internationalization of dance education, there is the…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Foreign Countries, History
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Lopez, Benjamin – Research in Dance Education, 2019
This qualitative study investigated the lived experiences of six community college dance students. The theoretical framework of social cognitive career theory was used but was modified to include only the tenets most frequently cited in the literature that directly influenced the career identity of dancers particularly in relation to their…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
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