Dance pedagogy for a diverse world : culturally relevant teaching in theory, research, and practice /

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Author / Creator:McCarthy-Brown, Nyama, author.
Imprint:Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Description:1 online resource (x, 234 pages)
Subject:Dance -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Dance -- Study and teaching -- Social aspects.
Dance teachers -- Training of.
Culturally relevant pedagogy.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Theater -- General.
Culturally relevant pedagogy.
Dance -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Dance -- Study and teaching -- Social aspects.
Dance teachers -- Training of.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-226) and index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 2, 2017).
Summary:"This book provides dance educators with tools to refocus teaching methods to celebrate the pluralism of the United States. The contributors discuss how to diversify dance history courses in higher education and ballet technique classes, choreographing dance about socially charged contemporary issues and incorporating Native American dances into the curriculum, among other topics"--
Other form:Print version: McCarthy-Brown, Nyama. Dance pedagogy for a diverse world. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017] 9780786497027
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. How to create a culturally relevant classroom. What is culturally relevant teaching? ; Toolkit for teaching culturally relevant pedagogy ; Nuts and bolts : how to develop a culturally relevant class culture
  • Part II. Culturally relevant teaching and critical dance pedagogy for classes pertaining to the dancing body. Culturally relevant ballet ; Culture, music, and composition class ; Critical dance pedagogy for repertory : two case studies / by Selene Carter and Nyama McCarthy-Brown
  • Part III. Critical dance pedagogy and diversifying content and approaches to dance education. Reshaping dance history by deconstructing whiteness / by Julie Kerr-Berry ; Native American dance history and powwow styles / by Kelly Fayard ; World dance : retire the term ; From conservatory training to teaching dance in public schools : a cultural shift / by Corrine Nagata.