SRJC Course Outlines

6/23/2024 11:11:20 AMDANCE 42 Course Outline as of Fall 2010

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  DANCE 42Title:  GREEK FOLK DANCE  
Full Title:  Greek Folk Dance
Last Reviewed:1/27/2003

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled2.0017.5 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:  22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PE 87

Catalog Description:
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Designed for students to learn a repertoire of folk dances from Greece.


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of DANCE 40 ( or PE 26.1 or PE 145.1)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A class designed for students to learn a repertoire of folk dances from Greece.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Course Completion of DANCE 40 ( or PE 26.1 or PE 145.1)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

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.      Analyze Greek Dances by their styles and dress.
II.     Perform a variety of dances.
III.    Identify evolution of Greek Dances created by their culture.

Topics and Scope
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I.    Folk Dance Culture
     A. Development of folk dance in Greece
     B. The relationship between Greece and its neighbors
        as seen through dance and music
II.   Structural and Rhythmic Elements
     A. Comparative rhythms and dance patterns in mainland
        Greece and its outer islands
     B. The role of improvisation and variation in basic
        movements throughout Greece
III.  Influences on Different Ethnic/Regional Styles
     A. Different musical styles
     B. Influences of ethnic dress on dance movement
     C. Foreign influences on present day dance
     D. Regional similarities and differences within Greece as
        reflected in its dance

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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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