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Risner, Doug – Research in Dance Education, 2014
This analysis (n?=?33), drawn from the findings of the author's larger mixed method research study, investigated bullying and harassment of adolescent male students (ages 13-18) pursuing dance study at the pre-professional level in the United States. Procedures for this analysis included review of primary and secondary sources from the…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Males, Bullying, Aggression
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Bannon, Fiona; Kirk, Carole – Research in Dance Education, 2014
In this paper, we discuss findings from a recent academic development project in which we engaged with students in an exploration of "how" they think and "what" they think about in the process of creating solo-authored choreography. The project emerged from a revisiting of the reflective frameworks identified in the validation…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Dance, Learning Modules, Technology Uses in Education
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Snook, Barbara Helen; Buck, Ralph – Research in Dance Education, 2014
This paper reflects upon international arts education action and relative local in-action. The first half of the paper provides a brief narrative of the World Alliance for Arts Education's advocacy work and the development of the UNESCO Seoul Agenda: Goals for the development of arts education. The second half of the paper highlights a dance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Advocacy, International Organizations
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Ashley, Linda – Research in Dance Education, 2014
In 2000, teaching about culturally diverse dances from contextual perspectives became an expectation for New Zealand schools with the inaugural The Arts in the New Zealand Curriculum. Responding to the new curriculum the author, as dance lecturer for K-12 generalist teachers attending a seven day in-service dance and drama education course, faced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Relevance (Education), Culturally Relevant Education
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Pulinkala, Ivan – Research in Dance Education, 2014
This case study evaluated the long-term viability of the community partnerships within the Program in Dance at Kennesaw State University (KSU). Data gathered from more than 40 university and community stakeholders was synthesized to gain an understanding of how these partnerships can be developed and sustained in the future. Strategic…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Dance Education, Dance, Higher Education
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Tsompanaki, Eleni – Research in Dance Education, 2014
Is there a need for dance to enter higher education in Greece? Can contemporary dance be viewed as a discipline on its own right? These questions inspired the research conducted in three case study institutions (out of six that exist) in Greece, examining the reality within them as experienced by dance students, lecturers, course leaders and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance, Dance Education, Higher Education
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Tai, JuanAnn – Research in Dance Education, 2014
The National Student Dance Competition is a significant annual event in the field of dance in Taiwan supervised by the Ministry of Education. Dance pupils who participate in this competition are under the influence of their instructors and thus tend to reproduce the same culture in their socialization process. By using the Bourdieuian concepts of…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Dance, Competition, Socialization
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Brooks, Pauline – Research in Dance Education, 2014
This article reflects upon the process of creating dance in an intermedial telematic dance setting with university students. Some contextualisation is made of five telematic dance projects (the "Phillypool Projects 2007-2012") that have taken place between two universities, one in the UK and one in the US. It will explore some of the…
Descriptors: Dance, Performance, College Students, Creative Activities
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Radell, Sally Anne; Keneman, Margaret Lynn; Adame, Daniel D.; Cole, Steven P. – Research in Dance Education, 2014
This qualitative study investigated the impact of the mirror on a dancer's body image. Two groups of students enrolled in beginner ballet classes were taught the same classroom material; one group was taught with mirrors, the other, without. At the end of the semester four students from each class were randomly selected to participate in a private…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Dance, Dance Education, Case Studies
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Adair, Christy – Research in Dance Education, 2014
Contemporary dance in East Africa, specifically Kenya, is a newly emerging art form informed by the political drive of a small number of choreographers. In this article, I discuss Kenyan choreographer Opiyo Okach's contribution to dance training as exemplified through the "Shift … centre Series 10" which was performed at The Place,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance Education, Dance, Case Studies
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Aujla, Imogen Jane; Nordin-Bates, Sanna; Redding, Emma – Research in Dance Education, 2014
Commitment to an activity forms an essential part of the talent development process, yet little is known about the reasons why young people commit to dance training. The aim of this study was to investigate the factors that affect young dancers' commitment to a selective dance talent scheme. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 19…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Dance, Dance Education
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Lum, Chee Hoo; Gonda, Donn Emmanuel – Research in Dance Education, 2014
This qualitative case study has, for its purpose, an examination of the pedagogies and practices of a master Bharata Natyam dance instructor working within a Singapore primary school context. It explores the instructor's adaptation within an after-school weekly activity of the South Indian traditional classical dance form. Considerations of dance…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Students
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Vavritsas, Nikolaos; Moisidis, Kyriakos; Vavritsas, Georgios – Research in Dance Education, 2014
The Pan-Pontian dance "Tik" can be found in many variant forms depending on the geographical origins of the dance. The purpose of this study is to determine the differences and similarities between the different forms of the popular Pontiac dance "Tik" and therefore limit the uncertainties and generalizations around its basic…
Descriptors: Dance, Cultural Influences, Cultural Differences, Ethnography
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Aujla, Imogen Jane; Redding, Emma – Research in Dance Education, 2014
There is a general recognition of the lack of progression routes for dancers with disabilities. Alongside this, there is a lack of understanding of how best to identify and develop talent among young disabled dancers. The current study sought to address this gap in the literature by investigating criteria that might be appropriately applied when…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Talent Identification, Dance Education, Selective Admission
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Farrer, Rachel – Research in Dance Education, 2014
This article explores the creative role of contemporary dancers within the choreographic process, and introduces the question of why their creative contribution is often overlooked? It highlights how different modes of creativity can be understood, and what impacts different choreographic processes have on the way dancers understand their creative…
Descriptors: Role, Dance, Creativity, Correlation
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