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Labankido©: The Evaluation Of A Multimedia Tool Designed For The Teaching Of Basic Skills And Concepts In Dance Education., Aspasia Dania, Vasiliki Tyrovola, Maria Koutsouba, Dimitrios Hatziharistos Jan 2013

Labankido©: The Evaluation Of A Multimedia Tool Designed For The Teaching Of Basic Skills And Concepts In Dance Education., Aspasia Dania, Vasiliki Tyrovola, Maria Koutsouba, Dimitrios Hatziharistos

Aspasia Dania

According to modern learning theories, multimedia applications can serve as media for the simultaneous activation of the dancer’s visual and verbal system of receiving and processing incoming information relative with mo tor performance. The aim of the present research is the evaluation of the impact of a new computer multimedia application: Labankido© on beginner dance students’ performance.Labankido© is a ten unit computer tutorial specially designed for the needs of the Laban-Notation teaching method (Dania 2013), and according to the principles of Mayer’s Multimedia Learning Theory. Its main innovation is the use of Labanotation symbols (symbols for the ...


A New Methodological Application Of The Laban Theory Of Movement Analysis In Greek Traditional Dance Education., Aspasia Dania, Vasiliki Tyrovola, Maria Koutsouba Jan 2013

A New Methodological Application Of The Laban Theory Of Movement Analysis In Greek Traditional Dance Education., Aspasia Dania, Vasiliki Tyrovola, Maria Koutsouba

Aspasia Dania

The aim of the present research is the presentation of a new method for teaching Greek traditional dance: the Laban-Notation teaching method. The proposed method combines the demonstration of the dance by the teacher with the rhythmic, motor and symbolic exploration of the four basic movement concepts: knowledge of body, spatial awareness, sense of effort, relationships, as these are defined by the Laban Movement Analysis (LMA) theory (Laban & Lawrence, 1974). The main innovation of the new method is the use of the Labanotation symbols for the representation of the four movement concepts and their inclusion in verbal-motor, visual-motor and digital-motor ...