DAN-242   Dance in Physical Education

Required of all physical education/ teacher education majors and minors. This course explores the doing and creating of dance (process and product) and the planning and teaching of dance (lesson design and pedagogy) in the physical education curriculum K-12. Students gain a working knowledge of the fundamentals of dance within Physical Education. Students study, perform, create, plan and teach various dance forms (folk, square, social and creative dance) with special attention to appropriate resources and pedagogy. Learning occurs through lectures, discussions, studio activity, teaching opportunities and the collection of dance resources.