SRJC Course Outlines

6/28/2022 11:12:31 PMDANCE 10.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DANCE 10.2Title:  INTRO TO DANCE GENRES  
Full Title:  Introduction to Dance Genres: Ballet, Modern, Jazz
Last Reviewed:11/26/2018

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 80.2

Catalog Description:
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Introductory dance class designed for the student with no dance training in the primary  theatrical dance forms: ballet, modern, jazz.  Will familiarize students with the unique attributes of each of these genre of dance classes and include units on each of the dance forms which will introduce the student to the basic skills, techniques, and vocabulary of these genres.  Recommended prior to the beginning level in any of these dance forms.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introductory dance class designed for the student with no dance training in the primary  theatrical dance forms: ballet, modern, jazz.  Will familiarize students with the unique attributes of each of these genre of dance classes and include units on each of the dance forms which will introduce the student to the basic skills, techniques, and vocabulary of these genres.  Recommended prior to the beginning level in any of these dance forms.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
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:Fall 2013Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2013Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Perform basic dance vocabulary, skills, and techniques of ballet, modern, and jazz dance.  
2.  Apply dance terminology to identify basic dance movements, skills, steps and/or techniques specific to ballet, modern and jazz dance.
3.  Participate safely in a beginning level class in any of the three dance forms.
 

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1. Count dance music and dance movement in the context of ballet, modern and jazz classes.  
2. Retain and perform basic movement patterns and combinations in the three primary genres.  
3. Define basic dance terms in the three genres.
4. Discuss the stylistic differences between ballet, modern and jazz.
5. Analyze the approach and efficacy of a dance warm-up in ballet, modern, or jazz dance classes.
6. Explain basic principles of injury prevention in ballet, modern and jazz classes.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Background and Defining Characteristics of Ballet, Modern, Jazz Genres
II.  How to Take a Dance Class in Ballet, Modern, Jazz
    A.  Dance class etiquette unique to each genre
    B.  Dance class formats in each genre
III. Dance Material Specific to the Three Dance Forms
    A. Warming up the body
    B. Fundamental dance techniques, skills and steps with corresponding terminology
    C. Across the floor and center floor movement combinations (includes techniques specific to demands of the choreography presented)
IV. Basic Principles of Injury Prevention in Each of the Dance Forms
V.  Optional:  Other Dance Forms (e.g. Hip Hop, Ballroom)
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Learning and practicing of basic dance vocabulary, techniques and skills in each of the dance forms
2. Note-taking during lectures on the three dance forms.
3. Viewing of dance videos in the three dance genres.
4. In class discussions
5. Performance exams demonstrating knowledge of basic dance movement vocabulary in each of the genres
6. Objective exams: Three unit quizzes (ballet, modern, jazz) and a comprehensive final exam
 
Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Practice of class material and review of movement sequences for performance exams.
2. Reading assignments (3 or more hand-outs of 2-4 pages each; or assigned readings in text)
3. Studying for quizzes and final exam
4. Writing assignment:  Short paper or essay  (approximately 2 to 3 pages in length) on a dance related topic pertaining to one or all of the three genres of dance.  Examples of  paper that may be assigned -
    a. Critique of a recorded or live dance performance applying knowledge of dance concepts covered in class.
    b. Reflective essay
    c. Report on a dance topic

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
10 - 10%
Critique, paper or report
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
30 - 40%
Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Quizzes and final exam: multiple choice, true/false, matching, or completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 40%
Attendance and participation, dance class etiquette


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials
Learning About Dance: An Introduction to Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment. 7th ed. Ambrosio, Nora. Kendall Hunt. 2016

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