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吳怡瑢 Wu, Yi-Jung / Assistant Professor

Office address: 6th Floor,Hong-Tan Building

Zhungcheng Rd, Section 2,

Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan 111

Phone +886-2-28718288 ext 6603

Fax +886-2- 28751811

E-mail: yijungwu99@gmail.com

 

Yi-jung Wu received her Ph.D. in dance and an Emerging Dance Scholar Award from Temple University, USA in 2005 and an MA in dance from Teachers College, Columbia University in 1998, focusing on dance education for children, dance curriculum design, and dance pedagogy. She is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Dance at University of Taipei, Taiwan, where she teaches Dance Education in School, Dance Teaching Practicum, Dance Pedagogy, Selected Readings in Dance, Research in Dance Education, and Action Research. She has been sitting in the board of Dance Research Society, Taiwan since 2006, and served as Executive Secretary for the Dance Research Society, Taiwan from 2010 to 2013. In 2013, she also served as Chief Editor of the 8th Issue of Taiwan Dance Research Journal. Her research papers, which mainly focused on creative dance for children and preservice education for dance teachers in recent years, have been presented or published in international dance conferences hosted in USA, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Taiwan as well as in Taiwan Dance Research Journal.

 

Education

 

2005

Ph.D. in Dance, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Title of Doctoral Dissertation: Dancing with Little Spirits: A Journey towards Enhancement of Pedagogical Relationship and Intersubjectivity in a Third Grade Dance Education Setting in Taiwan.

 

1998

M.A. in Dance Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Title of Master’s Thesis: Dance Curriculum Design for Children with Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD)

 

1993

B.A. in English Literature, Department of British and American Literature, Fu Jen Catholic University, New Taipei City, TAIWAN

 

 

Honors & Awards

 

2013

Advisor of Distinguished Teaching Assistant, University of Taipei, TAIWAN

 

2005

Emerging Dance Scholar Award, the Boyer College of Music and Dance, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

 

2005

2003-2004 Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges

 

1999

Scholarships of International Students, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

 

1992

Member of Chinese Youth Goodwill Mission, ROC – The Group of Middle East and Africa

 

 

Professional Experience

 

2006-

present

 

 

Full-time faculty member, Department of Dance, University of Taipei (formerly Taipei Physical Education College before 2013)

 

2005-

present

Part-time faculty member, Graduate Institute of Dance Theory, Taipei National University of the Arts

 

2005-2006

Part-time faculty member, Department of Dance, Taipei Physical Education College

 

Courses Guided:

²  Graduate Level: Research on Dance Education, Dance Teaching Pedagogy, Selected Literature in Dance, History of Dance Education, Research on the Curriculum Design and Implementation in Dance

²  Undergraduate Level: Dance Teaching Practicum, Dance Education in School,

 

Professional Affiliation

 

2013-

present

 

Board member of Dance Research Society, Taiwan

 

2012-

present

 

Member of dance Child international (daCi), Taiwan Chapter

 

2012-2013

 

Chief Editor, Taiwan Dance Research Journal, vol. 8

 

2010-2013

 

Committee member of Dance Education, Dance Section, Encyclopedia of Physical Education and Sports, published by Ministry of Education, Taiwan

 

2009-2012

 

Executive Secretary of Dance Research Society, Taiwan

 

2007-2008

 

Board member of Dance Research Society, Taiwan

 

2006-

present

 

Executive Editor of TPEC Dance

 

 

2005-

present

Member of Dance Research Society, Taiwan

Member of World Dance Alliance

 

2002-2008

 

Member of National Dance Education Organization

1997-2001

 

Member of National Dance Association

 

Publications/Presentations

 

Publications

 

Huang, S.-W., & Wu, Y.-J. (2015, May). The role of game activities in the enhancement of learning experience in an elementary school ethnic dance club. In Chia-Chen Chao (ed.), The Fifth Pacific Rim Conference on Education Proceedings: Educational Innovation, November 4 and 5, 2014 (pp. 33-54). University of Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan.

Wu, Y.-J. (2013). Encyclopedia of Physical Education and Sports [on-line publication; author of dance education, educational dance, dance classes for students with artistic abilities, creative dance, play dance, dance assessment, initiating motivation, movement exploration and development, and performance and appreciation]. Taipei, Taiwan: Ministry of Education. http://sportspedia.perdc.ntnu.edu.tw/index.php

Wu, Y.-J., Huang, Y.-T. (2013). Teachers as choreographers: The application of role playing to the teaching of curricular design and writing for college dance students. In M.-L. Wu (Ed.), Proceedings of 2013 CCU International Conference of Dance Creativity (pp. 54-63). Taipei, Taiwan: Chinese Culture University Press.

Wu, Y.-J., Tseng, C.-L., & Lin, M.-P. (2013). [19]. The action of implementing creative dance in school education in Taiwan. In S.W. Stinson, C. Svendler Nielsen & S.-Y. Liu (Eds.), Dance, young people and change: Proceedings of the daCi and WDA Global Dance Summit. Taipei National University of the Arts, Taiwan, July 14th – 20th 2012. http://ausdance.org.au/uploads/content/publications/2012-global-summit/teaching-dance-rp/the-action-of-implementing-creative-dance-in-school-education-in-taiwan-1.pdf

Bond, K. E. (2012). “I‘m not an eagle, I’m a chicken!“ Young children’s perceptions of creative dance (Chinese version; Y.-J. Wu, Trans). TPEC Dance, 10, 69-81. (Original work published 2011)

S. R. Koff. (2012). Toward a definition of dance education (Chinese version; Y.-J. Wu, Trans). TPEC Dance, 10, 64-68. (Original work published 2000, doi: 10.1080/00094056.2000.10522134)

Wu, Y.-J., & Huang, Y.-T. (2011). Process of knowledge transference from educational theory to educational practice: Taking creative dance teaching practicum as an example. Taiwan Dance Research Journal, 6, 31-61.

Wu, Y.-J., & Huang, Y.-T. (2011, June). The transformations of college dance students in Dance Teaching Practicum. In L. Caldwell (Ed.), In time together: Viewing and reviewing contemporary dance practice, Proceedings of the 2010 World Dance Alliance Global Summit, New York, 12-17 July, 1(1). On-line publication, World Dance Alliance-Americas, http://www.twu.edu/dance/world-dance-alliance-proceedings.asp [ISSN: 2162-1322 (online)]

Wu, Y.-J. (2008). Do I teach well? How can I teach better?: The theory and practice of action research in dance education (II). TPEC Dance, 7, 42-60.

Wu, Y.-J. (2007). Do I teach well? How can I teach better?: The theory and practice of action research in dance education (I). TPEC Dance, 6, 13-22.

Wu, Y.-J. (2007). The analysis of research papers presented at “2006 HongKong International Conference of Dance Education”. TPEC Dance, 5, 46-53.

Wu, Y.-J. (2005). Dancing with Little Spirits: A Journey towards Enhancement of Pedagogical Relationship and Intersubjectivity in a Third Grade Dance Education Setting in Taiwan. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Bucek, L. (2003). The development of dance integrative education in the USA (Y.-J. Wu, Trans. & Ed.). In B.-C. Shiao (ed.), The handbook of integrative curriculum in arts education in the world (pp. 94-106). Taipei, Taiwan: National Taiwan Arts Education Center.

Bucek, L. (2003). The integration of dance and school education (K-6) in the USA (Y.-J. Wu, Trans. & Ed.). In B.-C. Shiao (ed.), The handbook of integrative curriculum in arts education in the world (pp. 107-120). Taipei, Taiwan: National Taiwan Arts Education Center.

Wu, Y.-J. (1998). Dance Curriculum Design for Children with Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD). Unpublished Master’s thesis, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA.

 

Presentations

 

Wu, Y.-J. (2014, November). Developing the intern teachers’ subject pedagogical knowledge and teaching skills: A case study of the use of game activities in creative dance pedagogy. Paper presented at the Fifth Pacific-Rim Conference on Education: Educational Innovation. University of Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan.

Huang, S.-W., & Wu, Y.-J. (2014, November). The role of game activities in the enhancement of learning experience in an elementary school ethnic dance club. Paper published at the Fifth Pacific-Rim Conference on Education: Educational Innovation. University of Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan.

Wu, Y.-J. (2014, August). The Change of Definitions of Creative Dance for College Dance Students: A Case Study of Learning Experiences in Dance Teaching Practicum. In C. Carino (Chair), Dance and Creativity. Paper presented at the International Conference on Dance Education (ICONDE) 2014, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Wu, Y.-J., Huang, Y.-T. (2013, October). Teachers as choreographers: The application of role playing to the teaching of curricular design and writing for college dance students. Paper presented at 2013 CCU International Conference of Dance Creativity, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan.

Wu, Y.-J. (2012, December). The characteristics of dance majors: My observations from the Dance Teaching Practicums. In Chiang, Y.-B. (Chair), Round table discussion: From multiple perspectives of curriculum, assessment, teaching, and theory in dance. Reflections and innovation of dance education: 2012 Annual Conference of Dance Research Society, Taiwan, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan.

Wu, Y.-J. (2012, July). Action research on creative dance in school education in Taiwan: Review of literature. In Y.-J. Wu (Chair), The implementation of creative dance in school education in Taiwan. Panel conducted at the meeting “Dance, Young People and Change” -- 2012 Dance and the Child International & World Dance Alliance Global Dance Summit, Taipei, Taiwan.

Wu, Y.-J., & Huang, Y.-T. (2010, July). The transformations of college dance students in Dance Teaching Practicum. Paper presented at the World Dance Alliance Global Dance Event, New York.

Wang, Y.-J., & Wu, Y.-J. (2010, July). The influences of a martial art-oriented dance class on second graders’ cognitive, psycho-motor, and affective performances. Paper presented at the World Dance Alliance Global Dance Event, New York.

Lin, Y.-T., & Wu, Y.-J. (2007). The triplet of culture, art, and education: The influences of the developmental stages of the educational system of Lanyang Dance Troup on the professional development of their members. Paper presented at the 2007 Annual Conference of Dance Research Society, Taiwan, National Donghua University, Hualian, Taiwan.

Chang, C.-S., Wang, Y., & Wu, Y.-J. (2006). New challenges of dance programs at TNUA. Paper presented at 2006 Hong Kong Dance Festival International Dance Education Conference, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong.

Wu. Y.-J. (2005). Dancing with hermeneutic phenomenology: The application and meanings of hermeneutic phenomenology to research in dance education. Paper presented at When dance meets science: 2005 International Conference of Dance Research Society, Taiwan, Taipei Physical Education College, Taiwan.

Wu, Y.-J. (2002). Intersubjectivity between Creative Dance Teacher and Young Students. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of National Dance Education Organization, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

Wu, Y.-J. (2001). Juxtaposition of Individualism and Socialism: The Guangdong Modern Dance Company. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Council of Research in Dance, New York, NY, USA.

 

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