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PACI102 Pacific Dance: An Introduction

An introduction to various forms of traditional and contemporary Pacific dance. A practicum component is included.

This paper provides students with the opportunity to understand a Pacific worldview from the basis of Pacific languages and the Pacific culture as expressed through the medium of the performing arts. Three Pacific Island dance forms and styles will be studied in any one year, with a theoretical and practical component in each of the modules.

Paper title Pacific Dance: An Introduction
Paper code PACI102
Subject Pacific Islands Studies
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
maori.studies@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Contract staff.
Teaching Arrangements
Summer School paper.
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Students, on the completion of this paper, will be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific performing arts through performance
  • Demonstrate knowledge of forms of language used in the Pacific performing arts as medium for the expression of a Pacific worldview
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the significance of the Pacific performing arts in relation to Pacific language/s and Pacific culture/s

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard