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PHSE554 Dance Education Philosophy

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A critical study of issues in dance education. Examines philosophies of knowledge that underpin the theory and practice of dance education in a variety of educational contexts.

This paper will also consider dance psychology and dance education for the disabled and for prison inmates.

Paper title Dance Education Philosophy
Paper code PHSE554
Subject Physical Education
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,590.98
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,357.07

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PHSE 326
PHSE 414
Limited to
BPhEd(Hons), PGDipOE, PGDipPE, MDanceSt, MPhEd
Recommended Preparation
PHSE 235 and (PHSE 322 or PHSE 325)
Teaching staff
To be advised.
There is no compulsory text book. 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, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this paper, the student should be able to demonstrate:
  • The ability to identify, investigate and organise research material
  • A sound understanding of key concerns of philosophies of dance education
  • The ability to articulate philosophical rationale for dance as a way of knowing
  • The ability to articulate critical issues informing dance education, research issues and dance psychology

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Not offered in 2018

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system