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Author Hanna, Judith Lynne.

Title Partnering dance and education : intelligent moves for changing times / Judith Lynne Hanna
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [1999]


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Description xv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Pt. I. Understanding Dance Education. Ch. 1. Is Dance a Distinct Body of Knowledge? Ch. 2. The Power of Dance Well Taught. Ch. 3. Survival of Dance Education. Ch. 4. Who Should Teach Dance? -- Pt. II. Learning In, About, and Through Dance. Ch. 5. Teaching Academic, Citizenship, and Workplace Skills Through Dance. Ch. 6. Dance Education for At-Risk Youth. Ch. 7. Children's Dance at Play as a Teaching Tool. Ch. 8. National Identity and Cultural Diversity in Dance Education. Ch. 9. Dance Education and Gender. Ch. 10. Dance Education and Stress -- Finale: Overcoming Obstacles and Moving Forward -- App. 2. Outline of National Dance Education Stand -- App. 3. Dance Education Resources
Summary In Partnering Dance and Education, Dr. Judith Lynne Hanna presents a compelling argument for making dance central to every student's education. She examines current trends and issues in dance education to show how dance can be successfully justified and taught in today's changing educational environment. The book is essential and timely reading for university dance educators and their students, as well as other teachers, school administrators, physical educators and dance specialists in grades K-12, dance studio owners and instructors, professional dancers, and policy makers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-248) and index
Subject Dance -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Interdisciplinary approach in education -- United States.
Dance -- Social aspects -- United States.
Dance -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
LC no. 98034340
ISBN 0880115114