SRJC Course Outlines

8/16/2022 3:18:46 PMDANCE 45 Course Outline as of Fall 2010

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DANCE 45Title:  BULGARIAN FOLK DANCE  
Full Title:  Bulgarian Folk Dance
Last Reviewed:3/27/2007

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:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  DANCE 85

Catalog Description:
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This course focuses on the folk dances of Bulgaria.  Students will learn and practice a repertoire of Bulgarian folk dances. Background information on the dances will be included.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


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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This course focuses on the folk dances of Bulgaria.  Students will learn and practice a repertoire of Bulgarian folk dances. Background information on the dances will be included.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of DANCE 40 ( or PE 26.1 or PE 145.1)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:34 - 4 Enrollments Total

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:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
1.  Discuss the range of folk dance rhythms and forms found in Bulgaria.
2.  Perform a variety of Bulgarian dances.
3.  Compare and contrast dance regions within Bulgaria.
4.  Perform basic Bulgarian folk dance vocabulary, leader's calls and
   native vocabulary used for dance figures.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Folk Dance Culture
    A. Development of folk dance in Bulgaria
    B. The relationship between Bulgaria and its neighbors as seen
       through dance and music
II.  Bulgarian Folk Dance Movement Vocabulary and Dance Figures
III. Understanding Leader's Calls and Bulgarian Dance Terminology
IV.  Repertoire of Dances of Bulgaria (actual dances taught to change each
    semester)
V.   Structural and Rhythmic Elements
    A. Comparative rhythms and dance patterns in Bulgarian dances
    B. The role of improvisation and variation in basic dance
       movements throughout Bulgaria
VI.  Influences on Different Ethnic/Regional Styles
    A. Influences of ethnic dress on dance movement
    B. Foreign influences on dance and music
    C. Regional similarities and differences within Bulgaria as
       reflected in its dance

Assignments:
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Representative in-class assignments:
1. Learn and practice folk dances.
2. Take one written test (midterm or final) on vocabulary and other
  information conveyed in class and in handouts.
3. Participate in one or two performance exams that will assess knowledge
  of dances.
Representative outside assignments (approximately one hour per week):
1. Read and study handouts provided (1 to 3 pages total).
2. Attend folk dance related activities in the community or view folk
  dances on video tape if unable to attend folk dance activities.
3. Practice folk dance steps and review dances.

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
10 - 20%
Multiple choice, True/false
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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