Enhancing learning in dance technique through on-line-mediated reflective practice
Jones, Evan L. (2009) Enhancing learning in dance technique through on-line-mediated reflective practice. In Stock, C. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 2008 World Dance Alliance Global Summit, QUT Creative Industries and Ausdance, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.
‘Practice makes perfect’ expresses the common misconception that repetitive practice without appropriate feed-back will deliver improvement in tasks being practised. This paper explores the implementation of a student-driven feed-back mechanism and shows how functional and aesthetic understanding can be progressively enhanced through reflective practice. More efficient practice of clearly understood tasks will enhance dance training outcomes. We were looking for ways to improve teaching efficiency, effectiveness of the students’ practice in the studio and application of safe dance practices. We devised a web-based on-line format, ‘Performing Reflective Practice’, designed to augment and refine studio practice. Only perfect practice makes perfect!
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Dance Training, Reflective Practice, On-line, Action Research, Self-awareness|
|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 > Schools > Dance
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Evan L. Jones|
|Deposited On:||31 Mar 2010 06:51|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 14:09|
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