Fall 2010 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Hanlon, Michele
Discipline and Number
DANC 3333 Section 001
TR Time 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Course Title
Modern Dance 2

Description of Course:

DANC 3333 is an intermediate level modern dance technique class. It is designed for the student that has a background in modern and/or ballet dance and a desire to continue learning and developing skills in modern dance. In addition to studying modern technique and conditioning, analysis of both live and video dance will be covered. Students will have the opportunity to perform in the arts festival at the end of the semester. This course may be repeated for credit (9 hours maximum). Prerequisite: Minimum of 9 hours in DANC 2332 or in DANC 2334 or permission of the instructor.

Student Learning objectives:
DANC 3333 Intermediate Modern

Students will improve on movement skills from previous training. This will enable them to execute movement connected together within a movement phrase at an intermediate level of dance through their daily participation in class.

Students will be able to analyze live performances from specific criteria given to them at the beginning of the semester.

Students will demonstrate they have mastered technique, performance, and comprehension of material given throughout the semester by performing a short choreographed work.

Students will value the importance of the art form, technique, creativity, physical health, and expression of movement through their personal participation in class, video viewing, and live performance attendance.

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Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

Appropriate prerequsites or instructor permission. Students will dress in dance attire for technique class. Students will keep a daily class journal in a spiral bound notebook.

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