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DANCE 276R

Exploration of Teaching

Dance College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Field-based, initial teaching experience directed at helping prospective teachers experience demands and opportunities associated with teaching developmentally sequenced dance in K-12 settings.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

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

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

6

Other Prerequisites

Major approval; FBI fingerprint and background clearance

Title

Teaching Standards and Guidelines

Learning Outcome

3. Identify and analyze the following teaching standards and guidelines: National Standards for Dance Education State Core Curriculum INTASC Standards Moral Dimensions (SANE 3)

Title

Teaching Dance in Elementary, Junior High and High School

Learning Outcome

1. identify the challenges and uniqueness involved with teaching dance in the Elementary, Junior High and High School settings.

Title

Effective Teaching Methods and Personal Philosophy

Learning Outcome

2. articulate a personal philosophy about the role of dance in education and effective teaching methods and strategies that they will apply as future teachers.

Title

Self-Assessment

Learning Outcome

4. identify and self-assess their own qualifications for entering the teaching profession, including perceived strengths and weaknesses based on the aforementioned standards.

Title

Teaching Skills, Preparation, and Technical Ability

Learning Outcome

5. demonstrate emerging teaching skills, including strong voice, teacher presence, planning/preparation, professionalism, and technical ability for modeling/demonstrating.