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PHSE103 Movement Education: Dance and Gymnastics

An integrated, experiential and theoretical course that focuses on exploration, analysis and development of movement skills and concepts through the disciplines of dance and gymnastics.

PHSE 103 is an introduction to dance and gymnastics and explores perspectives of haka, ballet, swing dance, hip hop, Internet dance crazes, gym skills and more. This fun movement laboratory is used to develop an understanding of sociocultural and biophysical concepts and debates that underpin physical education. Integration of science, arts and humanities makes the paper interdisciplinary and dynamic. A major focus of the paper is about broadening definitions of dance creativity, culture, history and science within the New Zealand context. In this paper, students examine topics such as: haka and the All Blacks Rugby, dance injuries, disability and dance, online dance communities, history of dance education in New Zealand and approaches to choreography/performance. Culminating in a final dance production, the paper offers students professional development opportunities in performance, collaboration and leadership that prepare one for a variety a career pathways.

Paper title Movement Education: Dance and Gymnastics
Paper code PHSE103
Subject Physical Education
EFTS 0.1400
Points 18 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $950.18
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,200.00

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Limited to
BPhEd
Contact
ojeya.cruzbanks@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Ojeya Cruz Banks
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper. A reading list will be provided, which details the book chapter or research articles that complement each lecture. These readings will be available online and through course reserve in the library.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
On completing the paper students should be able to:
  • Describe dance and gymnastics from biophysical, sociocultural and Te Ao Māori perspectives
  • Understand and describe principles of movement and movement education within an experiential context
  • Critically observe and analyse dance and gymnastic movements and describe the development of mastery of dance and gymnastic skills and movements
  • Understand cultural/individual diversity and quality of dance and gymnastic skills and movements
  • Create and perform individual and group choreographies using a variety of dance styles and gymnastic skills, movements and equipment
  • Describe safety procedures and assisting techniques for individual and group dance and gymnastic activities

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Timetable

Full Year

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 17:00-17:50 12, 18, 33

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
D1 Monday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22, 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22, 28-34, 36-41
D2 Monday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22, 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22, 28-34, 36-41
D3 Monday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22, 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22, 28-34, 36-41
D4 Monday 16:00-16:50 9-15, 17-22, 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 16:00-16:50 9-15, 17-22, 28-34, 36-41
D5 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 18-22, 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22, 28-34, 36-41
D6 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 18-22, 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22, 28-34, 36-41
AND one stream from
G1 Monday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22
G2 Monday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22
Wednesday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22
G3 Monday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22
G4 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 18-22
Thursday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22
G5 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 9-15, 18-22
Thursday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22

An integrated, experiential and theoretical course that focuses on exploration, analysis and development of movement skills and concepts through the disciplines of dance and gymnastics.

PHSE 103 is an introduction to dance and gymnastics and explores perspectives of haka, ballet, swing dance, hip hop, Internet dance crazes, gym skills and more. This fun movement laboratory is used to develop an understanding of sociocultural and biophysical concepts and debates that underpin physical education. Integration of science, arts and humanities makes the paper interdisciplinary and dynamic. A major focus of the paper is about broadening definitions of dance creativity, culture, history and science within the New Zealand context. In this paper, students examine topics such as: haka and the All Blacks Rugby, dance injuries, disability and dance, online dance communities, history of dance education in New Zealand and approaches to choreography/performance. Culminating in a final dance production, the paper offers students professional development opportunities in performance, collaboration and leadership that prepare one for a variety a career pathways.

Paper title Movement Education: Dance and Gymnastics
Paper code PHSE103
Subject Physical Education
EFTS 0.1400
Points 18 points
Teaching period Full Year
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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Limited to
BPhEd
Contact
ojeya.cruzbanks@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Ojeya Cruz Banks
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper. A reading list will be provided, which details the book chapter or research articles that complement each lecture. These readings will be available online and through course reserve in the library.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
On completing the paper students should be able to:
  • Describe dance and gymnastics from biophysical, sociocultural and Te Ao Māori perspectives
  • Understand and describe principles of movement and movement education within an experiential context
  • Critically observe and analyse dance and gymnastic movements and describe the development of mastery of dance and gymnastic skills and movements
  • Understand cultural/individual diversity and quality of dance and gymnastic skills and movements
  • Create and perform individual and group choreographies using a variety of dance styles and gymnastic skills, movements and equipment
  • Describe safety procedures and assisting techniques for individual and group dance and gymnastic activities

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 17:00-17:50 12, 18, 33

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
D1 Monday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22, 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22, 28-34, 36-41
D2 Monday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22, 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22, 28-34, 36-41
D3 Monday 14:00-14:50 9-13, 15-22, 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22, 28-34, 36-41
D4 Monday 16:00-16:50 9-13, 15-22, 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 16:00-16:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22, 28-34, 36-41
D5 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22, 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22, 28-34, 36-41
D6 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22, 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22, 28-34, 36-41
AND one stream from
G1 Monday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
G2 Monday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22
Wednesday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
G3 Monday 14:00-14:50 9-13, 15-22
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
G4 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22
Thursday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22
G5 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 9-13, 15-22
Thursday 14:00-14:50 9-13, 15-22