Course: Dance 1

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Course title Dance 1
Course code KTV/TAN1
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Čaplová Petra, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course content is teaching of chosen folk dances of Bohemia and Moravia, sports dances - selected standard and Latin dances, IDO dances, acrobatic rock and roll. Contemporary dance trends. Some selected typical national dances.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Demonstration, Motoric and practical working skills training, Individual creative and artistic activities
Learning outcomes
The course provides for students basic theoretical and practical skills in the field of folk and sports dances. The theoretical part includes the history of each dance, general dance terminology and introduction to the basic principles of the various techniques. The practical part contains the basic dance variations, coordinative and rhythmic exercises.
Students will learn the basic skills of folk and sports dances.
Elementary movement skills - adequate to the students age class.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student's performance analysis, Didactic test

Active participation in the exercises. Practical demonstration of selected dances. Test.
Recommended literature
  • Čaplová Petra. Využití tanců v tělesné výchově vysokoškolských studentů. Liberec, 2014. ISBN 978-80-7494-125-2.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Recreology (20) Category: Physical education and sport 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter