Movement and Dance in the Primary School

Course code EDUC2516Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

Students will develop skills in dance and movement performance and composition. They will gain an understanding of methods of integrating movement and dance with other creative arts activities and with other areas of the primary curriculum.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
OurimbahSemester 1
Port Macquarie Nth Coast InstSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesBy the end of the course, students will be able to use the elements of dance to perform and compose movement pieces;
Design movement activities for primary children focusing on body awareness and body activities in creative and set dance forms;
Integrate movement and dance activities with creative arts and other key learning areas;
Conduct movement and dance activities within the framework of safe dance practices.
ContentBody Awareness Activities
Set and Directed dance activities
Elements of movement and dance
Safe dance practices
Creative movement and dance composition
Programming with movement and dance
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeProfessional Preparation 1A and 1B or equivalent
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Curricular Assessment
Other: (please specify)Practical Assessment
Other: (please specify)Resource and Analysis Assessment
Contact HoursLecture: for 12 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Practical: for 24 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EDUC2516