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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 60 hours (5 hours per week for 12 weeks) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:|| |
The examination and exploration of dance movement focusing on kinesiological knowledge. The purpose of this study is to establish good practices for technical work in dance, and for movement analysis in conjunction with safe teaching methods and injury care. An introduction to current issues and theories regarding body structure, alignment, flexibility, muscular strength, conditioning practices, and neuromuscular functioning. Students will learn to recognise the causes of dance injuries, and to develop strategies for the prevention, treatment, and care of dance injuries.
|Assessment:||Course participation and contribution (20%); Coursework including 10 minute class presentation during the semester (20%); Practical exam during the semester (20%) and written exam at the end of semester (40%). Hurdle requirement 80% attendance.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/|
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