Category Archives: Dance

Copyright clearance of CCC:EED project images

Recently Project Assistant Mike Reed has been working with a number of photographers on rights clearance of images for use in the project.  We would like to thank all of the photographers who have participated for being so helpful. Another … Continue reading

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Newly digitised Rudolf Laban material from the NRCD archives

As part of the CCC:EED project we have recently digitised a handmade book from the NRCD’s collection of Laban materials and artwork. The book entitled ‘6 Stages of a Book’ was made by a group of Laban’s students and friends … Continue reading

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Negro Spirituals

The end-of-year show at the PATS dance studio included a selection of Helen Tamiris’ famous choreographies for Negro Spirituals. The dances were revived by Dr Johnson-Jones from a labanotation score and performed by second year student Sophia Davis. The CCC:EED … Continue reading

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Student feedback

In the past few days the project team has been collecting feedback from Choreography and Movement analysis and notation students on their e-learning activities this term. Two focus groups were organized, conducted and recorded just after students handed in their … Continue reading

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Dancing the Invisible

E-Learning tutor Inma Álvarez and project assistant Mike Reed have been involved in filming the dress rehearsals for Dancing the Invisible. Lead by University of Surrey lecturer Jennifer Jackson, the performance by mature dancers explores aging and how a dancer … Continue reading

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First e-submissions in the Dance Department

E-learning is not completely new to the Dance Department at the University of Surrey. Most teachers have already incorporated new technologies to support students’ learning. Dance students have been using for a while a variety of tools (e.g.  discussion forums, … Continue reading

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Learning about Laban

Movement Analysis and Notation students are sharing their learning about Rudolf Laban’s work and influence. They are giving presentations in pairs during their weekly group seminars under the theme “A Bridseye View of the Work of Rudolf Laban”. iPad photos taken by Inma Álvarez … Continue reading

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Walk around this website

In addition to the news posted on this blog, we are continuously updating the information and resources in the different areas of this website. The content has a focus on dance education and OERs that should be of interest to … Continue reading

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Issues around electronic assignments

One issue that has emerged from the development of e-learning assignments is how they will be submitted and marked. Issues around assessment include decisions around the platform for submission of tasks, the format of submitted items, and checking that the … Continue reading

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Dance students’ project briefing

Today E Learning tutor, Inma Álvarez, and Project assistant, Mike Reed, briefed first and second year dance students on the CCC:EED project aims and planned activities (see their presentation below ). Students were invited to engage with the projects e-learning initiatives … Continue reading

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