Aug 07, 2022  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DANC 117 - Rhythm Tap Dance


Units: 1 ; Breadth Area: GE-E
Movement technique from the rich history and evolution of tap dance. Some discussion of socio-political and cultural challenges, including issues of race, gender, class inequality, and marginalization, that continue to influence style. Special equipment discussed first meeting–tap shoes.

Equivalent Quarter Course: Any one from: DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1153, DANC 2151, DANC 2152, DANC 2153.
Repeatability: May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 3 units.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-E -Lifelong Learning and Self-Development
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. adapt movement of acknowledged dance styles specifically for their own body, abilities/disabilities and technique level;
  2. comment on the quality and aesthetics of a dance in rehearsal and performance;
  3. connect terminology to body movements;
  4. create collaboratively and respectfully within a diverse group of their peers;
  5. navigate the thriving, culturally diverse, Bay Area dance community.


E. Lifelong Learning and Self-Development Learning Outcomes
  1. develop intellectual, practical, and/or physical skills and abilities that will serve them throughout their lives;
  2. apply their learning to other pursuits within and outside of the classroom; and
  3. demonstrate the capacity to make informed and ethical decisions.



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