ERIC Number: ED095105
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Interpretative Modern Dance, Physical Education: 5551.97.
Ellis, Carolyn N.
This course outline is a guide for teaching methods and approaches to interpretive modern dance in grades 7-12. The course format includes lectures and discussion, experimentation with movement, films, and tests that focus on exploring approaches to dance creativity, danceable and communicative ideas, performing creative work in class, and developing artistic judgment. Course content includes the following: (a) introduction to dance creativity, (b) objectives for creative activity, (c) compositional approaches to dance with learning activities, and (d) accompaniment for dance composition. Sources are suggested for dance accompaniment and dance ideas. A plan for student and teacher evaluation of the creative work of students is suggested. (A 12-item bibliography is included.) (PD)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.