Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Teaching of Dance Activities (2 cr)
P224 | 2033 | Hamm


CLASS MEETING:
One 75 minute period four times per week, Monday thru Thursday.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
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

TEXTBOOK:
Dance A While:  Handbook of Folk, Square, Contra, & Social Dance.  MacMillan
College Publishing Company.  New York, 1994.

EXAMS:
Two written exams; Two performance exams

ASSIGNMENTS:
Two article summaries; One practice teaching assignment

GRADING PROCEDURES:
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