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|Discipline and Nbr:
MODERN DANCE III||
Modern Dance III
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||2.00||Lecture Scheduled||0||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||0
|Minimum||1.00||Lab Scheduled||4.00||3 min.||Lab Scheduled||70.00
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||4.00|| ||Contact Total||70.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 0.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 70.00||
A class for dance students who wish to continue their dance experience through more technically challenging exercises, increasing complexity of movement sequences, further exploration of improvisation and composition, and by focusing on performance skills. May include a performance in a dance concert.
Course Completion of DANCE 16.2
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
A class for dance students who wish to continue their dance experience through more technically challenging exercises, increasing complexity of movement sequences, further exploration of improvisation & composition & by focusing on performance skills. May include a performance in a dance concert.
(Grade or P/NP)
Recommended:Course Completion of DANCE 16.2
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
|UC Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
The student will be able by the completion of the semester to:
I. Develop increased technical ability, i.e. strength,
flexibility, range of motion, freedom of movement, control,
II. Demonstrate a continual working knowledge of the basic
concepts of composition.
III. Develop proficiency in Laban Analysis, especially the concepts
of Effort/Shape theory developed by Laban, and how it relates
to modern dance movement.
IV. Explore the use of body weight in modern dance through fall
and recovery techniques.
V. Recognize and apply elements of design, style, and form to
VI. Demonstrate the sense of musicality in dance.
VII. Develop an understanding of the breath phrase.
VIII. Demonstrate an increased overall kinesthetic awareness
including recognition of nonessential muscular tension.
IX. Gain experience in self expression through dance
X. Sharpen performance skills through experience in dance
performance during studio performances with the possibility of
participation in a formal dance concert.
Topics and Scope
A. Continuation of basic dance movement techniques with
increased complexity of movement sequences and increased
B. Emphasis on flow of movement, accuracy and changes in
C. Exploration of on and off center movement.
D. Use of imagery and other techniques to increase
E. Execution of more advanced dance falls, turns, leaps, and
F. Emphasis on use of focus in dance.
G. Emphasis on movement efficiency.
A. Movement sequences to unusual time signatures (i.e. 5/4)
B. Exploration of resultant rhythm through movement sequences
in mixed meters.
C. Exploration of individual timing of movement sequences.
III. IMPROVISATION: Individual and group movement explorations
A. Composition assignments requiring more advanced
B. Apply principles of Effort/Shape to composition.
C. Apply principles of style, design, and form to composition.
A. Skills needed for performing beyond technique, i.e.
B. Emphasis on conveying the intent of the choreography
through performance quality.
Term paper on a live dance performance or other dance related topic.
May include any or all of the following 1) practice choreography and
modern dance skills, 2) choreograph original dance movement, 3) perform
exercises to further strengthen and/or stretch muscle groups as needed
to properly execute dance movements at the intermediate level,
and 4) perform improvisations related to modern dance concepts
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
10 - 20%
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 0%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
|Class performances, Performance exams||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
0 - 0%
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
40 - 60%
|Attendance and participation||
Instructor prepared materials