Feb 19, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog

HVS6571 RHYTHM I COURSE PROCEDURE


HVS6571 RHYTHM I

1 Credit Hour

Student Level:

This course is open to students on the college level in either Freshman or Sophomore year.

Catalog Description:

HVS6571 - Rhythm I (1 hr.)

Student participation in Danceline on the collegiate level.

Course Classification:

Physical Activity

Prerequisites:

None

Controlling Purpose:

This course is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to participate in dance line on an intercollegiate level

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of the course, the student will develop a higher degree of skill in performing, showmanship, dance technique, and self-confidence

Unit Outcomes for Criterion Based Evaluation:

The following outline defines the minimum core conten, not including the final examination period.  Instructors may add other material as time allows.

UNIT 1: Showmanship

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Project showmanship
  • Maintain poise
  • Develop and maintain good sportsmanship

UNIT 2: Appearance and Grooming

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Uphold appearance standards of the team
  • Acquire a sense of pride for self and the team

UNIT 3: Dance Team Unity

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Being able to work with a group to achieve a common goal
  • Demonstrate the ability to give and receive constructive criticism
  • Become aware of what sacrifices one makes to make the team as one

UNIT 4: Muscle Toning

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Increased muscle tone and flexibility
  • Improved balance and coordination

UNIT 5: Basic Dance Steps

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Learn beginning dance steps
  • Follow rhythmic concepts

Projects Required:

Weekly practices and performances

Textbook:

None

Materials/Equipment Required:

Dance apparel

Dance shoes

Attendance Policy:

Students should adhere to the attendance policy outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Grading Policy:

The grading policy will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Maximum class size:

Based on classroom occupancy

Course Time Frame:

The U.S. Department of Education, Higher Learning Commission, and the Kansas Board of Regents define credit hour and have specific regulations that the college must follow when developing, teaching, and assessing the educational aspects of the college. A credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally-established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester hour of credit or an equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time. The number of semester hours of credit allowed for each distance education or blended hybrid courses shall be assigned by the college based on the amount of time needed to achieve the same course outcomes in a purely face-to-face format.

Refer to the following policies:

402.00 Academic Code of Conduct

263.00 Student Appeal of Course Grades

403.00 Student Code of Conduct

Disability Services Program:

Cowley College, in recognition of state and federal laws, will accommodate a student with a documented disability. If a student has a disability which may impact work in this class, which requires accommodations, contact the Disability Services Coordinator.