Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Beginning Tap Dance (1 cr)
E154 | 6271-6273 | Radecki


CLASS MEETING:
Meets one 50 minute period two times per week for the entire semester.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Beginning level course in the technique and styles of tap dance, including
tap history and
appreciation.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
At the conclusion of the course, each student should be able to:
1. execute basic tap steps and combinations;
2. perform two full-length tap pieces;
3. demonstrate an understanding of rhythmic structure by creating their own
simple tap
combinations.

ATTENDANCE POLICY:
Students are allowed a maximum of three (3) unexcused absences.  Upon a
fourth absence, the
student has three (3) options:
1. receive a grade of F;
2. officially withdraw from the class;
3. follow an appeal procedure through your instructor ad/or the Elective
Program Coordinator.

GRADING PROCEDURE:
Students grades will be based primarily on attendance, and effort shown in
class.  Consideration
will be given to the quality of in-class performance of routines, to
include:
1. rhythmic and stylistic accuracy
2. musicality and expressions
This evaluation will take into consideration the students individual
capabilities.