Dance Teaching Workshop: Theory and Practice|
Fall 2007 not offered
|Course Cluster: Service-Learning|
A theoretical and practical course in teaching movement to children and adults, this course will center on dance education as a site for social relevance, justice, and action. Through readings, discussion, writing, practice, and reflection, students will investigate theories of education, theories of dance, and various methods for teaching dance. Practical teaching and service outside of Wesleyan campus are required. While prior dance training is not required, students should simultaneously register for a movement class. Students with an interest in dance, arts, education, or an interest in creative and bodily engagement in learning will find this course directly applicable.
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|Course Format: Studio||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (DANC-MN)(DANC)(EDST-MN)(EDST)
Greene, Maxine. RELEASING THE IMAGINATION: ESSAYS ON EDUCATION, THE ARTS, AND SOCIAL CHANGE, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, Inc. Publishers 1995
H'Doubler, Margaret, THE DANCE AND IT'S PLACE IN EDUCATION, NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1925.
Hooks, Bell. TEACHING TO TRANSGRESS: EDUCATION AS THE PRACTICE OF FREEDOM, Routledge, 1994.
Friere, Paulo, PEDAGOGY OF THE OPPRESSED. Translated by Myra Bergman Ramos, New York: Continuum, 1993, 1970
Shapiro, Sherry B. DANCE, POWER AND DIFFERENCE: CRITICAL AND FEMINIST PERSPECTIVES ON DANCE EDUCATION. Champlain, IL; Human Kinetics, 1998.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Work will include readings, written assignments, notebooks, and discussion: Observation and evaluation of differing methodical and stylistic approaches in other dance classes; weekly assignments in class preparation and active teaching of movement and music for dance.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Concurrent enrollment in a dance technique course.
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