College of Visual and Performing Arts
George Mason University
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DANC 454: Methods of Teaching Dance

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable

Examines dance pedagogy, focusing on principles needed for teaching sound technique. Students learn skills, methods, and instructional procedures for classroom. Emphasizes curriculum development, proper course sequencing, implementation of teaching strategies, and classroom management techniques. Students study teaching methods appropriate for K-12, gifted and talented, and special-needs students. Intensive practice in implementing these skills includes lab, field-teaching experiences.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3


Admission to the dance major; senior standing; prerequisite enforced by registration system.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2018