SRJC Course Outlines

12/4/2022 7:26:14 AMDANCE 21.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DANCE 21.2Title:  HIP HOP/FUNK II  
Full Title:  Hip Hop/Funk II
Last Reviewed:2/25/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled.7517.5 max.Lecture Scheduled13.13
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled2.256 min.Lab Scheduled39.38
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  26.25Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  DANCE 81.2

Catalog Description:
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This advanced-beginning (Level II) hip hop/ funk course will allow students to continue the study of hip hop/funk dance as it applies to technique, movement vocabulary, terminology, rhythm and musicality. This class incorporates styles and choreography used in the current dance vernacular and culture.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of DANCE 21.1

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This advanced-beginning (Level II) hip hop/ funk course will allow students to continue the study of hip hop/funk dance as it applies to technique, movement vocabulary, terminology, rhythm and musicality. This class incorporates styles and choreography used in the current dance vernacular and culture.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of DANCE 21.1
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2007Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2007Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Execute and analyze advanced-beginning (Level II) hip hop/funk dance sequences using
    applicable dance vocabulary.
2.  Perform advanced-beginning (Level II) hip hop/funk dance choreography.
3.  Choreograph an advanced-beginning (Level II) hip hop/funk dance combination.
 

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Students will be able to:
1.   Identify a variety of advanced-beginning (Level II) hip hop/funk dance movements using
      appropriate terminology (either written or spoken).
2.   Perform a variety of advanced-beginning (Level II) hip hop/funk walks, footwork, and dance
      sequences.
3.   Explain advanced-beginning (Level II) musical concepts as related to hip hop/funk dance.
4.   Demonstrate the ability to count music and connect dance movements with music.
5.   Perform an advanced-beginning (Level II) hip hop/funk dance incorporating performance
      qualities appropriate to the dance form.
6.   Demonstrate the ability to rapidly pick up, reproduce and retain advanced-beginning
      (Level II) hip hop/funk choreography.
7.   Analyze correct body mechanics in the context of advanced-beginning (Level II)
      hip hop/funk dance movement.
8.   Perform strengthening and flexibility exercises to enhance hip hop/funk dance ability.
9.   Differentiate between safe and unsafe execution of various hip hop movements.
10. Practice basic dance injury prevention techniques.

Topics and Scope
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I. Level II Warm-Up Exercises
    A. Locomotor movement combinations
    B. Isolations and body articulations
    C. Strengthening exercises
    D. Stretching exercises
II. Level II Across the Floor
    A. Hip hop/funk walks, footwork, and movement vocabulary
    B. Movement phrases used in combinations
III. Level II Hip Hop/Funk Combinations
IV. Picking Up and Retaining Level II Choreography
    A. Skills involved in becoming a "quick study" (picking up movement rapidly)
    B. Sight-reading of choreography
    C. Improving movement memory
V.   Level II Musical Concepts
    A. Counting music
    B. Rhythm
         1. Accents
         2. Syncopation
    C.  Musicality (connection of movement to music)
VI. Level II  Performance Quality
    A. Dynamics
    B. Personal style
    C. Attitude
VII.  Basic Body Mechanics and Alignment as Related toLevel II Hip Hop Dance Techniques
VIII. Injury Prevention
IX.   Critiquing Contemporary Dance
    A. Observation
    B. Evaluation
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Weekly practice of instructor choreography and dance skills covered during class sessions
2. Choreography of a hip hop/funk dance combination (solo, duet or group collaboration)
3. Performance of exercises to strengthen and/or stretch muscle groups required to execute dance
    movements
4. Written critique of a dance piece or performance (based on a performance from the current
    semester, or for video viewing option, instructor will provide or approve a video) (2 - 3 pages)
5. Reading of handouts and/or selected readings (5-10 pages per week)
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Class performance: hip hop/funk dance technique activities assessed in terms of improvement
2. Performance exams (1 - 3)
3. Note-taking
4. Practice sessions
5. Final exam
 
Optional assignments:
1. Hip hop/funk dance video viewing and analysis
2. Partner activities focusing on dance technique
3. Student choreography work sessions

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 10%
Critique or report (see assignment 4)
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Class performances, performance exams, choreographic project
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Midterm and final exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials
Hip Hop Dance (The American Dance Floor). Rajakumar, Mohanalakshmi. Greenwood Publisher. 2012 (classic)
Tha Global Cipha: Hip Hop Culture and Consciousness. Spady, James and Alim, Samy and Meghelli, Samir. Black History Museum Press. 2006 (classic)

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