Postgraduate Course: Dance Pedagogy (EDUA11209)
|Moray House School of Education
|College of Humanities and Social Science
|Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
|SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Home subject area
|Other subject area
|Taught in Gaelic?
|The course is critical to the programme and has been designed for students coming from a variety of backgrounds in the field of dance. It will focus upon pedagogical theory, scientific principals in Dance Education and the use of technology in dance education. It is designed to explore and provide a sound base of knowledge relating to current issues in the teaching and learning dance environment. These perspectives will allow the dance practitioner to develop specialist skills and an awareness of the changing trends in the dance environment.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Information for Visiting Students
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Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2013/14 Full Year, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learn enabled: Yes
|Class Delivery Information
|the course may also be delivered in a block session to accommodate professionals in the field, these options will be inside teaching times and dates will be finalised subject to demand and semester dates
|Course Start Date
|Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 26,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 29,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 15,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info)
|No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|At the completion of the module students will be able to
1.Critically appraise the concepts of aesthetic
education and pedagogical theory in Dance Education
2.Understand the scientific principles that underpin dance education and training.
3.Identify, retrieve and manage relevant literature and critically evaluate the teaching and learning environment for dance
4.Be familiar with the use of technology in the dance environment.
|Assessment will include a formal presentation, production of a portfolio and a 4,000 word assignment on a topic approved by the module coordinator
|DANCE, PEDAGOGY, EDUCATION, SCIENCE
|Ms Wendy Timmons
Tel: (0131 6)51 6596
|Ms Marie Hamilton
Tel: (0131 6)51 6678
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