DAN-103: African and Afro-Caribbean Dance
Course, prefix, number, & title: DAN-103 African and Afro-Caribbean Dance
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 2
Course Description in college catalog:
Designed to instruct the student in the historic rituals of African and Afro-Caribbean dance, this course blends history with movement.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
Course-specific student learning outcomes:x
Identify and apply the following concepts of dance: space, weight, time, dynamics/energy through writing, movement, performance, or choreography.
Apply fundamental movement skills and knowledge of the body and of kinesiology.
Demonstrate the development of an individual movement voice and application of creative process tools.
Demonstrate the following rehearsal/performance skills: proactive preparedness, punctuality, self rehearsal, self reflection, awareness of your role and role of others in production, effective communication, and perform dance roles with accuracy and expressivity.
Develop and support critical response through writing and/or speech.
Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:x
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.