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RHYTHM EDUCATION AND DANCE I COURSE IDENTIFICATION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
BSY235 RHYTHM EDUCATION AND DANCE I 3 4 3 5

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction, explanations on the concepts of rhythm and dance, Historical development and classification of dance Narration, question-response method, discussion method
2 Video viewing, reading book chapters related with subject Analysis of note and measure, full note, half note and quarter note, definition of tempo, walks with tempo and exercises for various step forms Narration, demonstration method and applied pair work and group study method
3 Video viewing Exercises on arm positions, arm fluctuations and brushing movements with music and appropriate steps Narration, demonstration method and applied pair work method
4 Video viewing Exercises on walking with tempo and various step forms Narration, demonstration method and applied group work
5 Video viewing and exercises related with basic dance steps Basic dance techniques (dance walk, bounce, jump, balance, turns, galop etc.) Narration, demonstration method and applied group work
6 Viewing videos related with dance choreographies Choreography creation by combining the movement groups Demonstration method and applied group work
7 Choreography drawing exercises Choreography practices with music Demonstration method and applied group work
8 Choreography practice exercises Mid-term Examination Preparation Group study and repetition method
9 - MID-TERM EXAM -
10 Video viewing Basic step techniques specific to Waltz dance and practices with music Narration, demonstration method and applied pair work method
11 Video viewing Basic step techniques specific to Salsa dance and practices with music Narration, demonstration method and applied pair work method
12 Video viewing Basic step techniques specific to Tango dance and practices with music Narration, demonstration method and applied pair work method
13 Video viewing Basic step techniques specific to Syrtos dance and practices with music Narration, demonstration method and applied group work
14 Video viewing and Choreography drawing exercises Choreography practices of Waltz, Salsa, Tango and Syrtos dances with music Narration, demonstration method and applied group work
15 Choreography practice exercises Preparation for final examination Applied group study and repetition method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -