Dancing doctorates down-under? Defining and assessing ‘doctorateness’ when embodiment enters the thesis
Phillips, Maggi, Stock, Cheryl F., & Vincs, Kim (2009) Dancing doctorates down-under? Defining and assessing ‘doctorateness’ when embodiment enters the thesis. In Stock, Cheryl (Ed.) Dance Dialogues: Conversations Across Cultures, Artforms and Practices. Refereed Proceedings of the World Dance Alliance Global Summit, Brisbane, Australia, 13 – 18 July 2008. Australian Dance Council—Ausdance Inc. & Queensland University of Technology, Canberra ACT.
Assessment frames the focus of this paper, which emerges from our collaborative research, Dancing Between Diversity and Consistency: Refining Assessment in Postgraduate Degrees in Dance, funded by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC). We examine the attributes of danced ‘doctorateness’, giving special attention to those factors in the Australian environment, which may endow resilience to concepts of excellence, independent thinking and originality when kinaesthetic knowledge becomes pivotal to research. Have the small pool of examiners and relationships between academia and the professional artistic environment shaped these doctorates in a particular way? Can these perspectives illuminate and forge parameters by which to legitimate danced insight? These and related issues are interrogated giving voice to supervisors, research deans, candidates and industry professionals across Australia who participated in this research project.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||dance, practice-led doctorates, higher degree assessment , kinaesthetic knowledge, HERN|
|ISBN:||1875255 17 6|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Dance (190403)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Maggi Phillips, Cheryl Stock and Kim Vincs.|
|Deposited On:||24 Nov 2009 03:35|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 14:09|
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