Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 4 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: 5 hours per week
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirments for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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This subject comprises contemporary duo, pas de deux, repertoire (ballet or contemporary), improvisation, pointe and music. Students are required to complete music and to elect 3 units of study from the other 6 units. Music includes the development of rhythmic and aural skills through study of notation, an overview of Western Art Music from the Medieval to the present, awareness of non-Western musical forms and introduction to musical genres, development of instruments, basic notation and conducting. The elective units must be studied sequentially for 2 semesters. Elective units in Allied Dance Studies 1 and 2 can be sequential to allow for specialisation or non-sequential to facilitate breadth in content.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject students should have acquired the following skills: |
• The capacity for kinaesthetic awareness
• The ability to move within aesthetic domains
• The facility to dance in particular contemporary movement techniques
• A facility with ballet technique
• The application of theory to practice
• The capacity to synthesise data and evaluate information
• Capacities of imagination, transformation, and interpretation
• The ability to perform
Participation and contribution to course work (55%); performance in an assessment class/es in each elective unit (30%); music examination (15%). Hurdle requirement - 80% attendance.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this course students should have acquired the following skills:
Bachelor of Dance (VCA) |
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