SRJC Course Outlines

6/17/2024 5:35:45 PMDANCE 40 Course Outline as of Fall 2005

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  DANCE 40Title:  INTRO TO FOLK DANCE  
Full Title:  Introduction to Folk Dance
Last Reviewed:5/6/2013

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled2.0015 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 35.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PE 26.1

Catalog Description:
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The study of basic rhythms, movements, and step patterns while learning a beginning folk dance repertoire.


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of DANCE 10 ( or PE 22 or PE 145)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
The study of basic rhythms, movements & step patterns while learning a beginning folk dance repertoire.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Course Completion of DANCE 10 ( or PE 22 or PE 145)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:34 - 4 Enrollments Total


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Fall 2021
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Fall 2021

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will be able by the completion of the semester to:
I.      Demonstrate knowledge of folk dance and its role in society.
II.     Perform the basic skills of folk dance.
III.    Demonstrate necessary skills to advance to International Folk

Topics and Scope
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I.      Folk Dance Culture
       A.  Definition of folk dance
       B.  The role of folk dance in the community
II.     Basic Folk Dance Vocabulary
       A.  Forms of folk dance
       B.  Hand holds
       C.  Locomotor movements
       D.  Characteristic rhythms
       E.  Basic structures


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
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
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
20 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:

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