Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Teaching of Dance Activities (2 cr)
P224 | 6431 | Hamm
One 50 minute period four times per week
Methods and materials for the teaching of folk, square, modern, jazz, and
social dance on the upper elementary, middle, and high school levels.
Course topics include:
1. Dance History
2. Rhythmic/Dance Fundamentals
3. Selected American Heritage and International Folk Dances
4. Modern Dance History
5. Modern Dance Technique/Improvisation
6. Square Dance Patterns
7. Social/Country Line Dance
8. Jazz Dance Technique/Combinations
9. Dance Films
Dance A While: Handbook of Folk, Square, Contra, & Social Dance. MacMillan
College Publishing Company. New York, 1994.
Two written exams; Two performance exams
Two article summaries; One practice teaching assignment
Two written exams - 60 pts. @ 120 pts.
Two article critiques - 10 pts. @ 10 pts.
Teaching Assignment - 10 pts.
Performance Exams - 25 pts. @ 50 pts.
TOTAL COURSE POINTS 200 pts.
92% - 100% = A's
83% - 91% = B's
74% - 82% = C's
65% - 73% = D's
64% and below = F's