SRJC Course Outlines

10/2/2022 5:21:24 AMDANCE 21.4 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DANCE 21.4Title:  HIP HOP/FUNK IV  
Full Title:  Hip Hop/Funk IV
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 81.4

Catalog Description:
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This intermediate (Level IV) 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 21.3

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This intermediate (Level IV) 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 21.3
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.  Execute and analyze intermediate (Level IV) hip hop/funk dance sequences using applicable
    dance vocabulary.
2.  Perform intermediate (Level IV) hip hop/funk dance choreography.
3.  Choreograph an intermediate (Level IV) hip hop/funk dance.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Identify  intermediate (Level IV) hip hop/funk dance movement using appropriate
    terminology.
2. Perform intermediate (Level IV) hip hop/funk walks, footwork, and dance sequences.
3. Demonstrate the ability to retain complex intermediate (Level IV) movement patterns through
    "across-the-floor" and center combinations.
4. Demonstrate intermediate (Level IV) hip hop/funk skills performed with personal style.
5. Recognize and verbalize complex rhythms including the syncopation used in the hip hop/funk
    movement style.
6. Correlate intermediate (Level IV) hip hop/funk dance movements to music.
7. Demonstrate correct biomechanical form as related to strength in motion, ease of
    coordination, agility, and flexibility.
8. Differentiate between safe and unsafe execution of various hip hop/funk movements.
9. Practice basic dance injury prevention techniques.

Topics and Scope
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I. Level IV Warm-up Exercises
    A. Locomotor movement combinations
    B. Isolations and body articulations
    C. Strengthening exercises
    D. Stretching exercises
II. Level IV "Across the Floor" (Locomotor Sequences)
    A. Hip hop/funk walks, complex footwork, and movement combinations
    B. Movement phrases used in current dance combinations
    C. Linking of movements into sequences with focus on the mind-body relationship
         (neuromuscular coordination)
    D. Development of skill and style
III. Level IV Hip Hop/Funk Combinations
    A. Incorporation of movements taught during the across-the-floor segment of class
    B. Rhythmical interpretation of the music through dance movement
    C. Sight-reading of Level IV hip hop/funk footwork and body movements focusing on
         immediate recognition and recall
    D. Performance presentation
         1. Dynamics
         2. Personal style
         3. Attitude
IV. Level IV Hip Hop/Funk Dance Terminology
 
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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