Re: Educational programs for dance

Keitha Donnelly Manning (
Fri, 06 Jun 1997 00:28:45 -0500

This may be a little sophisticated for most of the dance community, but
I will pass the information on to the NDA membership. I am assuming
that you are _for hire_. Please advise if I have assumed too much from
your communication.


Lisa Marie Naugle wrote:
> Keitha,
> I recently initiated the development of a dance specific course which was
> later co-authored with a faculty member at Simon Fraser University. We
> used Virtual-U, a server based multimedia software system that enables
> customized design and delivery of courses over the World Wide Web. While
> Lifeforms software was used for many of the assignments (50% of the grade),
> we also designed into the course a collection of readings (criticism,
> aesthetics, technology, etc.) to initiate discourse "which revlects the
> interaction of dance and technology with postmodern theory" ((30% of the
> grade)
> I was hired on a contract basis by Simon Fraser Univesity, Center For
> Distance Education to develop the course for The School for the
> Contemporary Arts, Dance Program.
> I am now available to collaborate with other dance educators on developing
> online courses using the Virtual-U structuring tool. Please feel free to
> pass my name and address along to dance educators and studio owners who
> may be interested. I began storyboarding a dance history course a few
> months ago, and would be more than happy to find a way to continue the
> project, work collaboratively, and implement the course in a dance
> program.
> Sincerely,
> Lisa Naugle
> =====================================
> Lisa Naugle, Ph.D Candidate
> New York University
> Music and Performing Arts Professions
> Dance Program
> New York:(212)604-4163
> Canada: (604) 731-8385
> Fax: (604) 731-0128
> Researching at Simon Fraser University
> School of Contemporary Arts