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DANCE 466

Dance Teaching Practicum and Classroom Management

Dance College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Pre-student teaching course giving students practical teaching and classroom management experience in a mentored environment. Discussion lab integrating theory and experience.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

5

Other Prerequisites

Dance major status

Note

Concurrent Dance 140 lab required.

Title

Utah Effective Teaching Standards (UETS)

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate competent mastery of the Utah Effective Teaching Standards (UETS) while teaching (using the Utah Teacher Candidate Performance Assessment & Evaluation System (PAES)

Title

Planning and assessment

Learning Outcome

Create unit and lesson plans that respond to classroom and community contextual factors; appropriately align with the Utah and/or National core curriculum; and incorporate varied assessment strategies, including the successful design and use of a rubric

Title

Classroom Management

Learning Outcome

Articulate and demonstrate various strategies for successful classroom management;

Title

Classroom resources

Learning Outcome

Organize and compile varied music and other resources to assist with successful classroom management.

Title

Self-Assessment

Learning Outcome

Reflect upon and accurately self-assess teaching strengths and weaknesses using the PAES instrument.