Introduction to Teaching and Learning

Subject DNCE60040 (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 hours per week (Semester 1)
Total Time Commitment: Not available

Corequisites: Classical Ballet Pedagogy 1 or Content and Methodology A


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:

This subject entails a study of prominent theories of teaching and learning and their relevance and application to the teaching of dance.

Learning Outcomes:


Participation in tutorials (20%); Two written papers of 1,000 words (80%) in both written papers students will be expected to discuss aspects of teaching and learning in relation to the teaching of dance.

Prescribed Texts:

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 acquired the following skills:

  • The ability to apply theory to practice

  • The capacity to interpret and analyse

  • The ability to evaluate and synthesise data and other information

  • The ability to communicate

  • The capacity for critical thinking

Links to further information:

Not offered in 2009

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