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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Nora Ambrosio
Publisher: Kendall Hunt
Release: 2003
File: 202 Pages
ISBN-13: 0787281573

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Genre: Dance
Author: Nora Ambrosio
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Release: 1999
File: 170 Pages
ISBN-13: 0787264210

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Nora Ambrosio
Publisher:
Release: 2010
File: 226 Pages
ISBN-13: 0757577091

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Genre: Study Aids
Author: National Learning Corporation
Publisher:
Release: 2020-03-15
File: 188 Pages
ISBN-13: 1731884869

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Studying Dance: A Guide for Campus and Beyond is a comprehensive bridge for students transitioning into the first year of a college dance program. Through this text, students will understand dance in new and exciting ways, embrace it as an academic discipline, navigate and take charge of their dance education, and visualize potential careers after graduation. Studying Dance: A Guide for Campus and Beyond opens students’ eyes to all the artistic, cultural, and educational aspects of dance. By expanding their thinking, students will move to a deeper understanding of themselves as dancers and the world around them. The author demystifies the entire first-year experience while guiding students in the discovery of dance as a multifaceted discipline. Students will examine academic expectations, time management, the importance of staying focused, and balancing school and life. They will delve into the various areas of dance and a range of careers and paths available to them. They will learn the differences in types of college dance courses, the approaches used, and how to personalize their dance education through individualized instructional opportunities and peer collaboration. The text also will prompt students to visualize and plan their dance lives beyond campus so they can set clear goals for studying and succeeding as young professionals. Studying Dance: A Guide for Campus and Beyond contains many student-friendly features: • 15 easy-to-digest chapters provide the rules of the road that lead to a successful freshman year and future career • 49 interviews with current dance students, recent graduates, and dance professionals encourage students to reflect on and take charge of their learning • Web resource with learning activities, glossary lists, web links, and other tools personalize each student’s journey through the content With this text, teachers can help students expand their thinking about dance in ways that will lead to success on campus and beyond.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Karen Schupp
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2014-10-27
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492584711

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Throughout history and in contemporary times, people worldwide have danced to cope with the stresses of life. But how has dance helped people resist, reduce, and escape stress? What is it about dance that makes it a healing art? What insights can we gain from learning about others' use of dance across cultures and eras? Dancing for Health addresses these questions and explains the cognitive, emotional and physical dimensions of dance in a spectrum of stress management approaches. Designed for anyone interested in health and healing, Dancing for Health offers lessons learned from the experiences of people of different cultures and historical periods, as well as current knowledge, on how to resist, reduce, and dance away stress in the disquieting times of the 21st century. Anthropologists and psychologists will benefit from the unique theoretical and ethnographic analysis of how dance affects communities and individuals, while dancers and therapists will take away practical lessons on improving their and their patients' quality of life.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Judith Lynne Hanna
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
Release: 2006-07-20
File: 264 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780759114197

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Come take an adventure as Parker celebrates her birthday, discovering exciting ideas and truths about herself along the way. An afternoon in a field brings Parker face to face with issues that lots of kids and even adults must deal with. Learning How to Dance is a journey into laughter, tears, the good, the bad, the ugly, and the beautiful parts of growing up. With her family by her side, Parker's world is tilted around and as the day draws to a close, she remembers exactly what being special is all about, and dances her way right into dreamland.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Kristie Freeman Carter
Publisher: Tate Publishing Company
Release: 2015-03-24
File: 48 Pages
ISBN-13: 1634498291

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Jennifer Donohue Zakkai illuminates why and how dance is a powerful tool for learning and creativity in K-6 classrooms. In this "workshop on paper" you'll discover how to build on what you already know about movement, and implement techniques to tap into children's natural appetite for moving. Zakkai addresses the challenges of engaging students in full-bodied motion in the classroom. She focuses first on helping students become responsible movers in the space, then offers structured learning experiences that demand a high level of concentration and creativity. Through verbal prompts--not demonstrations--that involve students in creative problem-solving, students learn through discovery instead of imitation. You don't have to be a dancer to use the detailed model lessons that guide you through warm-ups, movement explorations, rich curricular integrations, culminating activities, observation and reflection. To help your students understand curriculum content, express themselves in creative ways, and learn about dance as an art form, Dance as a Way of Knowing offers a progression of strategies that will make this vibrant discipline come alive in your classroom.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Jennifer Donohue Zakkai
Publisher: Stenhouse Pub
Release: 1997
File: 152 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105028935851

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As the global vicissitudes of migration unfold so does ethnic difference in the classroom, and this book offers a timely examination of teaching about culturally different dances. At a time when the world of dance is, on the one hand, seemingly becoming more like fusion cookery there is another faction promoting isolation and preservation of tradition. How, if at all, may these two worlds co-exist in dance education? Understanding teaching about culturally different dances from postmodern, postcolonial, pluralist and critical perspectives creates an urgent demand to develop relevant pedagogy in dance education. What is required to support dance educators into the next phase of dance education, so as to avoid teaching from within a Eurocentric, creative dance model alone? An ethnographic investigation with teachers in New Zealand lays a foundation for the examination of issues, challenges and opportunities associated with teaching about culturally different dances. Concerns and issues surrounding notions of tradition, innovation, appropriation, interculturalism, social justice and critical pedagogy emerge. Engaging with both practice and theory is a priority in this book, and a nexus model, in which the theoretical fields of critical cultural theory, semiotics, ethnography and anthropology can be activated as teachers teach, is proposed as informing approaches to teaching about culturally different dances. Even though some practical suggestions for teaching are presented, the main concern is to motivate further thinking and research into teaching about dancing with cultural difference. Cover photo: Photo credit: lester de Vere photography ltd. Dancing with Difference (2009). Directed and co-choreographed for AUT University Bachelor of Dance by Linda Ashley with Jonelle Kawana, Yoon-jee Lee, Keneti Muaiava, Aya Nakamura, Siauala Nili, Valance Smith, Sakura Stirling and dancers. Won first prize in the 2009, Viva Eclectika, Aotearoa’s Intercultural Dance and Music Biennial Challenge run by NZ-Asia Association Inc NZ and the NZ Diversity Action Programme.

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Genre: Education
Author: Linda Ashley
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 2012-12-09
File: 276 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789460919855

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In this book you'll find important information on the ways we use our bodies to be expressive, how we instinctively apply the elements of dance in daily life, dance exploration basics and the elements of movement, how to develop your own dance perceptions and creative resources, and how to translate your perceptions into dance. Whatever your level of artistic awareness, this engaging text will help you tap into the power and energy of dance.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Constance A. Schrader
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2005
File: 206 Pages
ISBN-13: 0736051899

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