Back to Main

 

GCPE 1046 Jazz Dance

Course Aims:

This course aims to acquaint students with the basic steps and movements of jazz dance. It also provides students with an understanding of the principles of a healthy lifestyle and means to apply fundamental sports science knowledge to analyze and enhance jazz dance performance. Upon completion of the course, students will develop a sense of rhythm and confidence in performing jazz dance; develop an appreciation of different styles of the dance form; understand the importance of physical fitness as it relates to jazz dance; and adopt an active healthy lifestyle.

 

Course Intended Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

No.

Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs)

1

Explain the movement and safety precautions of Jazz Dance;

2

Engage in practicing and performing Jazz Dance;

3

Apply sports science knowledge to analyze and enhance Jazz Dance performance;

4

Describe the relationship between participation in sports and healthy lifestyle;

5

Develop a positive attitude towards sportsmanship, team spirit and fair play.

 

Assessment Methods:

  Type of Assessment Methods

Weighting

   Participation

40%

   Skill Assessment

40%

   Written Examination

20%

 

Key References:

1.

Kaufmann, K. A. (2006). Inclusive creative movement and dance. Champaign, IL:

        Human Kinetics.

2.

Kraines, M. G. (2001). Jump into Jazz: The basics and beyond for jazz dance

        student. Mountain View, California: Mayfield Publish.

3.

McWaters, D. (2008). The Fosse style. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

4.

Nadel, M. H. (2003). The dance experience: Insights into history, culture, and

        creativity. Highstown, NJ: Princeton Book Co.

5.

Wessel-Therhorn, ng (2nd ed.). Aachen; Lansing, Wessel-Therhorn, D. (2000). Jazz

        dance training (2nd ed.). Aachen; Lansing, Mich.: Meyer & Meyer Sport.

 

Copyright (c) 2012 Hong Kong Baptist University. 

版權所有 不得轉載