2013 - 2014 Student Catalog 
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2013 - 2014 Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HPE 115 - Country/Folk Dance

1 Cr.

This course is designed to practice and learn the dances of countries concentrating on a variety of folk, square and line dances with some application to the principles of movement of Rudolf Laban.  Additionally, elements of creative movement and dance will be explored.  Topics covered include historical, geographical and cultural influences upon folk and square dance, terminology, mechanics of various individual and group steps, rhythm patterns, movement concepts and teaching strategies.  Additional attention is paid to the proper instruction of skill progression, partner and small group episodes, common missteps and their corrections and differentiated instruction.

Restricted to Physical Education Studies majors. (Usually offered Fall semester.)

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