May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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D 251 - Looking at Dance

4 Credit(s)

This fun and enriching course focuses on various cultural and historical perspectives of dance. From Hip Hop to Classical Ballet, from Folk to World dance, students explore dance as an art form in its expressive, communicative, and aesthetic aspects. A required course for dance majors, students develop an understanding and appreciation for dance as a performing art.

Prerequisite: WR 121  recommended
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, student should be able to:

1. Discuss dance as a basic human activity

2. Analyze the use of space, time, dynamics, form and content of a dance

3. Recognize choreographic elements in varied dance works

4. Articulate verbally and in writing the basics for appreciating or not, any given work of choreography

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