An exploration into undergraduate students’ responses to learning opportunities within contemporary dance technique
University of Wales
MetadataShow full item record
During its 35 years in Higher Education (Bannon, 2010) the concept of dance education has shifted towards an increasingly student-centred approach which has prompted exploration into the student dancers’ learning experience. This research study explored the different learning styles identified by Honey & Mumford (1982) and examined the notion of differing levels of learning. Five undergraduate dance students at University Wales Institute, Cardiff were utilised, studying a student-focused course underpinned by transformative, constructivist and experiential learning theories. The subjective learning experience was examined through an observation period and an individual interview with the aim of capturing the students’ unique approach, process and response. The study found evidence supporting Honey & Mumford’s (1982) model in practical student illustrations. In addition knowledge concerning the benefits of students’ awareness of their own approach to learning was found. Through such awareness comes the potential ability to transform their learning and overcome limiting factors, opening up the possibilities for continued learning in the studio, performance and profession.
BA Enterprise Project
Showing items related by title, author, subject and abstract.
Building the ‘Connection’ Between the Student, their Peers and the Lecturer: How Social Media can Enhance Student Engagement and Afford Informal Learning Opportunities Sophie, Meace; Catherine, Naamani; Carroll, Fiona (iated, 2018-07-15)One of the key objectives of the Pedagogy for Employability strand of the University of South Wales (USW) Student Experience Plan , is the creation of ‘transformational learning and social bridges’ which build ‘rounded ...
To Evaluate Cost Effectiveness of Online Education Vs Onsite Face-to-Face Education as a Service Proposition to Increase Sustainability in the Private Education Sector in the UAE Raman, Lakshmi (Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2018-01)As the economy evolves along with new age technologies impacting businesses, governments, societies, higher educational institutions and Universities would need to adapt and embrace online education and e-learning experiences ...
A Study of Free School Meal (FSM) and Non Free School Meal (NFSM) Students Perceptions’ of Learning Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) and the extent to which these perceptions can be influenced by a Family Learning Intervention. Mein, Tracey (2014)Research shows that FSM students do not achieve as well as their NFSM peers. FSM students can face different types of barriers to their learning. These include material barriers such as a lack of resources, social barriers ...