SRJC Course Outlines

12/5/2022 8:42:09 PMDANCE 3.2 Course Outline as of Summer 2012

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DANCE 3.2Title:  CHOREOGRAPHY II  
Full Title:  Choreography II
Last Reviewed:1/27/2003

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled2.0017 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 87.50 

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:  PE 25.2

Catalog Description:
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Study and application of more advanced techniques of choreography with emphasis on more complex choreographic problems including dance compositions for trios, quartets and larger groups.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of DANCE 16.3 ( or PE 28.2 or PE 147.2)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Study andapplication of advanced techniques of choreography with emphasis on more complex choreographic problems including dance composition for trios, quartets and larger groups.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of DANCE 16.3 ( or PE 28.2 or PE 147.2)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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By the completion of the semester, the student will:
I.    Choreograph solo and group studies.
II.   Choreograph dance compositions using alternative approaches
     such as game structure, improvisation, performance art and site
     specific choreography.
III.  Develop a personal choreogrpahic style.
IV.   Demonstrate knowledge of how to relate choreography to sound
     and music.
V.   Demonstrate a grasp of traditional skills of formm design and
     development in composition.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Theory-Lecture
   A.  Effort/Shape theory of dynamics
   B.  Analysis of choreographic styles of prominent modern dance
       choreographers
   C.  Aesthetics of dance
   D.  Study of choreography in dance films
II. Lab
   A.  Assignment specific movement improvisation
   B.  Exploration of and discussion about choreographic processes
   C.  Discovery of original and innovative movement
   D.  Verbal analysis of choreography and identification of
       component elements
       1.  in effort/shape terms
       2.  with subjective impression
       3.  comparing to choreographic styles studied
   E.  Composition problems such as game structure, site specific
       choreography, choreography to music, problems based on
       effort/shape concepts, use of phrasing, use of abstractions,
       use of musical forms in choreography

Assignments:
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Choreograph solo and group compositions

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%
None
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%
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
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Journal
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 40%
Attendnace


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The Intimate Act of Choreography by Lynne Anne Blom & L. Tarin Chaplin,
1994

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