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2020

Theresa Purcell Cone, Doug Risner, and Karen Schupp. 2020. “Challenges and Solutions to Including Students with Disabilities.” In Ethical Dilemmas in Dance Education: Case Studies on Humanizing Dance Pedagogy, edited by Doug Risner and Karen Schupp, 40-48. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

This chapter raises issues of ability status and who has the right to decide whether a child with a disability should have access to the dance program. 

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2020

Elizabeth McPherson, Doug Risner, and Karen Schupp. 2020. “Why Grade Inflation and Teacher Disposition Don’t Mix.” In Ethical Dilemmas in Dance Education: Case Studies on Humanizing Dance Pedagogy, edited by Doug Risner and Karen Schupp, 163-172. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

This chapter exposes the ways in which grade inflation can hide student teachers’ deficiencies in teacher dispositions. 

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2020

Karen Schupp and Robin Prichard. 2020. “Where Do You Draw the Line?” In Ethical Dilemmas in Dance Education: Case Studies on Humanizing Dance Pedagogy, edited by Doug Risner and Karen Schupp, 199-207. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

This chapter looks at what happens when differing pedagogical and choreographic approaches collide during a professional guest artist residency. 

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2020

Doug Risner and Karen Schupp. 2020. “Teaching Artist Advocates.” In Ethical Dilemmas in Dance Education: Case Studies on Humanizing Dance Pedagogy, edited by Doug Risner and Karen Schupp, 288-296. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

This chapter demonstrates how community dance can serve as a vehicle to promote social change.

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2018

Karen Schupp. 2018. “You’ve Got to Sell It! Dancing on the Competition Stage.” In The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Competition, edited by Sherril Dodds, 41-64. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

This book chapter examines the motivations of female adolescent dance competition participants in relation to dance competitions’ marketing practices.

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2018

Karen Schupp and Nyama McCarthy-Brown. 2018. “Dancing with Diversity: Students’ Perceptions of Cultural Diversity in Postsecondary Dance Programs.” In Dance: Current Selected Research, edited by Lynnette Overby and Billie Lepczyk. Newark: University of Delaware Library Open Access Publishing Platform. https://journals.udel.edu/dance/index 

This book chapter contextualizes and analyzes postsecondary dance majors’ perceptions of cultural diversity using a mixed method research design to reveal what is working and what changes still need to occur to more fully embrace cultural diversity in postsecondary dance education. 

2017

Schupp, Karen. 2017. “Sassy Girls and Hard-hitting Boys: Dance Competitions and Gender.” In Dance and Gender: An Evidence-Based Approach, edited by Wendy Oliver and Doug Risner, 76-96. Gainesville: University Press of Florida. 

This book chapter examines the beliefs and attitudes of adolescents who participate in dance competitions.

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