Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ANT104RHYTHM EDUCATION AND DANCECompulsory122
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of the course is to develop via dance, movement skills, cognitive skills, choreographic and creative process, social and aesthetic skills, posture, body image, artistic expression, to get fit and introduce different kind of dance forms.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Asst.Prof.Dr. Emine Kutlay
Learning Outcomes
1 Exploring movement potential, aesthetic skills, rhythim feeling and imaging, and to transfer the advantages to their sports branch,
2 Expressing feelings and ideas through creative movement experiences, via dance,
3 Enhancing and creating a healthy emotional, physical, social-fun environment,
4 Developing of concept about dance in all populations,
5 Conceiving of different dance practical applications
6 Following of courses/seminar and its’ advance information
7 Following of technology and its all approach, literatures, papers, performances in dance
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
CD/DVD player, mirror, ballet bars.
Course Contents
History of Dance, why we need dance, dance terminology, cultural diversity and dance, watching videotaped (CD), analyze professional dancers of body movements and performance, introduction basic rhythms, using rhythm, music, area, spatial awareness, using imagery, rhythmic games and activities, locomotor and nonlocomotor movements, improvisation, basic body movements, improve extension and release tension, step’s techniques, basic body movements, improving coordination, balance, alignment, flexibility, strengthening the body’s core, basic ballet exercises, dance composition and choreography, creative thinking skills, movement awareness and imagery, emotional improvement and expression and practical applications in dance.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1History of Dance, why we need dance, dance terminology, cultural diversity and dance, watching videotaped (CD) and analyze professional dancers of body movements and performance in all dance forms,
2Introduction basic rhythms (2/4, ¾, 4/4), using rhythm, music, area, spatial awareness (planes, directions, trajectories, levels of height, modes of travelling), using imagery, rhythmic games and activities, using locomotor and nonlocomotor movementsUsing the rhythm&music. basic moves, building combinations Group exercises
3Creating and performing dance, improvisation, basic body movements, improve extension and release tension, (contraction - relaxation) step’s techniques, travellings, skips and hops, swings and circles, turns, waves, Warm-up and stretching exercises, movement combinations Group exercises
4Basic body movements, Improving coordination, balance, alignment, flexibility, strengthening the body’s core, understanding the function of body joints Warm-up and stretching exercises, movement combinations Group exercises
5Basic ballet exercises (at bars and floor), Basic arm and food positions Food work, exercises for major regions of the body
6Dance composition and choreography, the logical connection of the movements, fluid mobility, distribution of difficulties, connecting elements, technical, aesthetic and emotional in relationship with the music, musical timePractical applications
7Creative thinking skills, creative movement creative dance, movement awareness and imagery, emotional improvement and expression, to create harmony in the character and music of each movement Practical applications, modern dance techniques
8Intermediate examinationPractical application
9Viennese waltz, accurate positions and posture, sequential movement activities Basic rhythm, food work, body positioning, timing, styling, transitions and putting it all together (partner)
10Samba, accurate positions and posture, sequential movement activities (associate syllabus) Basic rhythm, food work, body positioning, timing, styling, transitions, and putting it all together (partner)
11Cha cha cha, accurate positions and posture, sequential movement activities (associate syllabus) Basic rhythm, food work, body positioning, timing, styling, transitions, and putting it all together (partner)
12Rumba, accurate positions and posture, sequential movement activities (associate syllabus) Basic rhythm, food work, body positioning, timing, styling, transitions, and putting it all together (partner)
13Jive, accurate positions and posture, sequential movement activities (associate syllabus) Basic rhythm, food work, body positioning, timing, styling, transitions, and putting it all together (partner)
14Paso Doble, accurate positions and posture, sequential movement activities (associate syllabus) Basic rhythm, food work, body positioning, timing, styling, transitions, and putting it all together (partner)
15Argentine tango, accurate positions and posture, sequential movement activities Basic rhythm, food work, body positioning, timing, styling, transitions, and putting it all together (partner)
16Final ExamPractical application
Recommended or Required Reading
• Scheff H, Sprague M, Nichols S Mc G (2005), Experiencing dance, Human Kinetics. • Franklin E (1996), Dynamic Alignment, through imagery, Human Kinetics. • Laird W (1988), Technique of Latin Dancing. • Minton SC (1986) Choreography, Second Edition, Human Kinetics. • Schrader CA (1996) A Sense of Dance, Human Kinetics. • Weber B, Weber F (1994) Moderne Tanze, Falken-Verlag GmbH, Frankfurt.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Practice717
Team/Group Work717
Individual Study for Mid term Examination188
Individual Study for Final Examination188
Performance111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)61
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