Couple Dances (ART287) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Couple Dances ART287 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language Türkçe
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Lisans
Mode of Delivery
Learning and Teaching Strategies .
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The student will be able to dance with the said techniques.
  • Couple communication skills will develop.
  • The movements will gain an aesthetic expression. The body will gain flexibility and agility. Will gain skills to work in cooperation and harmony, music understanding and body coordination.
  • Will gain skills to work in cooperation and harmony, music understanding and body coordination.
Course Content Education of basic music and rhythm, body awareness, movement, coordination, gesture, expression and tendency for couple harmony.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Purpose, scope, method of thecoursewill be outlined. The subjects for the full term, evaluation and grading system to be explained. The historical evolution of the dance styles in the curriculum, the music for the sestyles will be introduced, video samples from international competition and shows will be shown. Introduction to body awareness
2 Rhythm – movement relation. The understanding of rhythm identification and movement reference. Understanding the Merengue music rhythm as movement reference. Basic posture and coordination exercises. Introduction to basic steps
3 Musical, artistic and technical characteristics of Merengue music. Rhythm, coordination and body awareness exercises. Merengue Walks (Front, Back, Right, Stationary), Merengue Basic Step Opening and Closing Positions (Weight Shifts, Hip movements). Remembering and reinforcing the first module, followed by adding the new modüle.
4 Merengue Walks (Front, Back, Right, Stationary). Merengue Basic Step, Opening and Closing Positions. Remembering and reinforcing the first three modules, followed by the new module addition. Preparing a choreography with combination of all modules.
5 Musical, artistic and technical characteristics of Salsa music. Understanding the Salsa rhythm as movement reference. Salsa Walks, Salsa Basic Step, Cucharacha.
6 Rhythm and music studies. Salsa Walks, Salsa Basic Step, Cucharacha. Repeating and reinforcing the first module, followed by addition of new modüle.
7 Midterm
8 Salsa Walks, Salsa Basic Step, Cucharacha. Repeating and reinforcing the first module, followed by addition of new modüle. Repeating and reinforcing the first module, followed by addition of new module. Preparing a choreography with combination of all modules.
9 Reinforcing both choreographies prepared, emphasizing on technical and artistic improvement.
10 Musical, artistic and technical characteristics of Bachata music. Understanding the Bachata rhythm as movement reference. Bachata Walks, Bachata Basic Steps Opening and Closing Positions.
11 Bachata Walks, Bachata Basic Steps Opening and Closing Positions. Pepeating and reinforcing the first module, followed by addition of new module.
12 Bachata Walks, Bachata Basic Steps Opening and Closing Positions. Repeating and reinforcing the first two modules, followed by addition of new modüle. Preparing a choreography with combination of all modules.
13 Introduction of show components like costume, music, effects, timing. Reinforcing all three choreographies, technical and artistic improvement studies
14 Midterm
15 Reinforcing all three choreographies, technical and artistic improvement studies. Finalization of preparation of show components
16 Final Exam

Sources

Other Sources 1. Laird Walter, Technique of Latin Dancing, Kent, 1988.
2. Neglia Josie, Salsa & Merengue, C.H.A, 1998.
3. Neglia Josie, Styling For Ladies, C.H.A, 1999.
4. Pozo Cal, Learn To Dance In Minutes, U.S.A 2000
5. Pozo Cal, Partner Dancing 101, U.S.A, 2008
6. Türkiye Dans Sporları Federasyonu, Antrönörlük Eğitim Kitapçığı, İstanbul, 2011
7. Türkiye Dans Sporları Federasyonu, Hakemlik Eğitim Kitapçığı, Ankara, 2011

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 30
Laboratory - -
Application 12 30
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 1 10
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 10
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 20
Toplam 31 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Accumulated knowledge on mathematics, science and mechatronics engineering; an ability to apply the theoretical and applied knowledge of mathematics, science and mechatronics engineering to model and analyze mechatronics engineering problems.
2 An ability to differentiate, identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; an ability to select and implement proper analysis, modeling and implementation techniques for the identified engineering problems.
3 An ability to design a complex system, product, component or process to meet the requirements under realistic constraints and conditions; an ability to apply contemporary design methodologies; an ability to implement effective engineering creativity techniques in mechatronics engineering. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include economics, environment, sustainability, producibility, ethics, human health, social and political problems.)
4 An ability to develop, select and use modern techniques, skills and tools for application of mechatronics engineering and robot technologies; an ability to use information and communications technologies effectively.
5 An ability to design experiments, perform experiments, collect and analyze data and assess the results for investigated problems on mechatronics engineering and robot technologies.
6 An ability to work effectively on single disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; an ability for individual work; ability to communicate and collaborate/cooperate effectively with other disciplines and scientific/engineering domains or working areas, ability to work with other disciplines.
7 An ability to express creative and original concepts and ideas effectively in Turkish and English language, oral and written, and technical drawings.
8 An ability to reach information on different subjects required by the wide spectrum of applications of mechatronics engineering, criticize, assess and improve the knowledge-base; consciousness on the necessity of improvement and sustainability as a result of life-long learning; monitoring the developments on science and technology; awareness on entrepreneurship, innovative and sustainable development and ability for continuous renovation.
9 Consciousness on professional and ethical responsibility, competency on improving professional consciousness and contributing to the improvement of profession itself.
10 A knowledge on the applications at business life such as project management, risk management and change management and competency on planning, managing and leadership activities on the development of capabilities of workers who are under his/her responsibility working around a project.
11 Knowledge about the global, societal and individual effects of mechatronics engineering applications on the human health, environment and security and cultural values and problems of the era; consciousness on these issues; awareness of legal results of engineering solutions.
12 Competency on defining, analyzing and surveying databases and other sources, proposing solutions based on research work and scientific results and communicate and publish numerical and conceptual solutions.
13 Consciousness on the environment and social responsibility, competencies on observation, improvement and modify and implementation of projects for the society and social relations and be an individual within the society in such a way that planing, improving or changing the norms with a criticism.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application 12 2 24
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 2 4 8
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 5 5
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 5 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 5 5
Total Workload 100