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Studying Dance PDF With Web Resource

A Guide for Campus and Beyond

Author: Karen Schupp

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ISBN: 9781492579199

©2015

Page Count: 192

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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.

Part I: Your Dance Education Journey

Chapter 1: Introduction to Your Dance Studies

Learning Outcomes

Assessing Your Current Dance Understanding

Studying Dance on Campus

Future Applications

Connecting Your Past, Present, and Future Dance Experiences

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 2: Getting to Know Your Campus

Learning Outcomes

Types of Campuses

Types of Degrees

Resources at Your Fingertips

Get Involved

Filling the Dance Studio

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 3: Dance as an Academic Discipline

Learning Outcomes

Depth and Breadth of your Campus Dance Education

Roles of Writing, Technology, and Research

Personalizing Your Study of Dance as an Academic Discipline

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 4: Success Strategies

Learning Outcomes

Student Responsibilities and Contributions

Differences Between High School and College Learning

Managing Your Life

Personal Strategies for Success

Summary

Learning Aids

Part II: Dance as a Discipline

Chapter 5: Dance and Artistry

Learning Outcomes

Dance Genres

Artistic Roles and Careers in Dance

Performance Opportunities

Current Trends in Dance and the Arts

Taking the Stage

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 6: Dance and Culture

Learning Outcomes

Linking Dance and Culture

Cultural Categories of Dance

Valuing Diversity

Examining Relationships Between Dance and Culture

Careers in Dance and Culture

Contemporary Trends

Your Exploration of Dance and Culture

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 7: Dance and Education

Learning Outcomes

Educational Nature of Dance

Learning Theories and Dance Learning

Careers in Dance Education

Dance Education Sectors

Contemporary Trends

Your Growth in Dance Education

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 8: Dance as a Multifaceted Discipline

Learning Outcomes

Dance and Other Arts

Dance and Community Arts Practices

Dance and Ability

Dance and Bodies

Dance and Writing

Embracing Dance as a Multifaceted Discipline

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 9: Dance and Reflection

Learning Outcomes

Reflective Practices

Purpose of Reflection in Dance

Developing a Personal Reflective Practice

Summary

Learning Aids

Part III: Dance on Campus

Chapter 10: Technique and Movement Courses

Learning Outcomes

Types of Technique and Movement Courses

Approaches to Technique and Movement Courses

Feedback in Technique and Movement Courses

Technique and Movement Courses Off Campus

Your Approach to Technique and Movement Courses

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 11: Creative, Compositional, and Performance Courses

Learning Outcomes

Types of Creative, Compositional, and Performance Courses

Approaches to Creative, Compositional, and Performance Courses

Feedback in Creative, Compositional, and Performance Courses

Additional Creative, Compositional, and Performance Opportunities

Your Approach to Creative, Compositional, and Performance Courses

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 12: Contextual Courses

Learning Outcomes

Types of Contextual Courses

Approaches to Contextual Courses

Feedback in Contextual Courses

Additional Opportunities to Expand Your Contextual Knowledge

Your Approach to Contextual Courses

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 13: Personalizing Your Campus Dance Education

Learning Outcomes

Opportunities for Individualized Instruction

Collaborating With Your Peers

Acquiring Practical Skills and Tools

Building Your Bridge

Summary

Learning Aids

Part IV: Your Dance Future

Chapter 14: Sustaining Your Engagement With Dance

Learning Outcomes

Meeting the Demands of a Career in Dance

Preparing for Your Postgraduation Life

Drafting a Plan and Creating Habits

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 15: Glimpsing Your Future in Dance

Learning Outcomes

Your Dance Journey

Mapping Your Dance Future

Summary

Learning Aids

Karen Schupp is an assistant professor of dance in the Herberger Institute School of Film, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University. Her creative work includes self-portraiture, interdisciplinary dances, and conceptual works for nondancers and has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the State of Arizona, and the United States Artist Project. Her scholarly research, which has been published in multiple journals, addresses innovative pedagogical practices and curricula in postsecondary dance education. She holds a master of fine arts in dance from Arizona State University and a bachelor of arts in dance from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Karen Schupp

Studying Dance PDF With Web Resource

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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.

Part I: Your Dance Education Journey

Chapter 1: Introduction to Your Dance Studies

Learning Outcomes

Assessing Your Current Dance Understanding

Studying Dance on Campus

Future Applications

Connecting Your Past, Present, and Future Dance Experiences

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 2: Getting to Know Your Campus

Learning Outcomes

Types of Campuses

Types of Degrees

Resources at Your Fingertips

Get Involved

Filling the Dance Studio

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 3: Dance as an Academic Discipline

Learning Outcomes

Depth and Breadth of your Campus Dance Education

Roles of Writing, Technology, and Research

Personalizing Your Study of Dance as an Academic Discipline

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 4: Success Strategies

Learning Outcomes

Student Responsibilities and Contributions

Differences Between High School and College Learning

Managing Your Life

Personal Strategies for Success

Summary

Learning Aids

Part II: Dance as a Discipline

Chapter 5: Dance and Artistry

Learning Outcomes

Dance Genres

Artistic Roles and Careers in Dance

Performance Opportunities

Current Trends in Dance and the Arts

Taking the Stage

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 6: Dance and Culture

Learning Outcomes

Linking Dance and Culture

Cultural Categories of Dance

Valuing Diversity

Examining Relationships Between Dance and Culture

Careers in Dance and Culture

Contemporary Trends

Your Exploration of Dance and Culture

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 7: Dance and Education

Learning Outcomes

Educational Nature of Dance

Learning Theories and Dance Learning

Careers in Dance Education

Dance Education Sectors

Contemporary Trends

Your Growth in Dance Education

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 8: Dance as a Multifaceted Discipline

Learning Outcomes

Dance and Other Arts

Dance and Community Arts Practices

Dance and Ability

Dance and Bodies

Dance and Writing

Embracing Dance as a Multifaceted Discipline

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 9: Dance and Reflection

Learning Outcomes

Reflective Practices

Purpose of Reflection in Dance

Developing a Personal Reflective Practice

Summary

Learning Aids

Part III: Dance on Campus

Chapter 10: Technique and Movement Courses

Learning Outcomes

Types of Technique and Movement Courses

Approaches to Technique and Movement Courses

Feedback in Technique and Movement Courses

Technique and Movement Courses Off Campus

Your Approach to Technique and Movement Courses

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 11: Creative, Compositional, and Performance Courses

Learning Outcomes

Types of Creative, Compositional, and Performance Courses

Approaches to Creative, Compositional, and Performance Courses

Feedback in Creative, Compositional, and Performance Courses

Additional Creative, Compositional, and Performance Opportunities

Your Approach to Creative, Compositional, and Performance Courses

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 12: Contextual Courses

Learning Outcomes

Types of Contextual Courses

Approaches to Contextual Courses

Feedback in Contextual Courses

Additional Opportunities to Expand Your Contextual Knowledge

Your Approach to Contextual Courses

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 13: Personalizing Your Campus Dance Education

Learning Outcomes

Opportunities for Individualized Instruction

Collaborating With Your Peers

Acquiring Practical Skills and Tools

Building Your Bridge

Summary

Learning Aids

Part IV: Your Dance Future

Chapter 14: Sustaining Your Engagement With Dance

Learning Outcomes

Meeting the Demands of a Career in Dance

Preparing for Your Postgraduation Life

Drafting a Plan and Creating Habits

Summary

Learning Aids

Chapter 15: Glimpsing Your Future in Dance

Learning Outcomes

Your Dance Journey

Mapping Your Dance Future

Summary

Learning Aids

Karen Schupp is an assistant professor of dance in the Herberger Institute School of Film, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University. Her creative work includes self-portraiture, interdisciplinary dances, and conceptual works for nondancers and has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the State of Arizona, and the United States Artist Project. Her scholarly research, which has been published in multiple journals, addresses innovative pedagogical practices and curricula in postsecondary dance education. She holds a master of fine arts in dance from Arizona State University and a bachelor of arts in dance from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

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