Content and Methodology B

Subject DNCE60010 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2.5 hours per week
Total Time Commitment:

5 hours per week including lectures, tutorials, reading and self-directed practice.



Content and Methodology A, Introduction to Teaching and Learning, Music for Dance, Anatomy for Dance, Psychology and Childhood Development.

Recommended Background Knowledge:

Non Allowed Subjects:

Core Participation Requirements:


Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
Southbank Campus
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

Advanced integration and application of anatomical knowledge in relation to alignment, placement and neuro muscular patterning. The use of imagery as a teaching tool and development of kinaesthetic awareness. The devising of complex sequences for advanced students.

Learning Outcomes:


Class participation including discussion and completion of set readings (20%); alignment and placement assessment practicum (15%); paper 800 words (15%); practical task using imagery as a teaching tool (15%); kinaesthetic awareness practical task (15%); complex sequencing practical task (20%).

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completion of this subject, students should have

  • the ability to communicate orally, kinaesthetically and writing;

  • the ability to interpret and analyse;

  • the capacity to evaluate and synthesise data and other information;

  • the ability to apply theory to practice;

  • capacities of imagination, transformation and interpretation;

  • the capacity to direct and engage others constructively and experientially;

  • the capacity to impart information and knowledge;

  • the capacity to structure and creatively design material.


Not offered in 2009

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