Course: Dances

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Course title Dances
Course code KT1/4677
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Petrů Dominika, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Dobrodinská Miroslava, Mgr. Bc.
Course content
Content of Seminars: 1. Dance education in teaching curriculum in a primary school. Performance of dance elements and summary of dance forms. 2. - 4. Folk dance games and Czech folk dances, training methodology of basic dance steps. 5. - 7. Classic dances, training methodology of chosen figures. 8. - 10. Modern dance forms and forms of exercises on music. 11. - 14. Training of chosen credit dances and their performance.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 4 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 16 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
General aim is to make the students familiar with the grounding of rhytmics and motion with music. During the teaching the development of coordination, flexibility, the right posture and rhytmical motion with music is emphasized. The students will get to know chosen dancing games and they will master basic dancing figure according to chosen methodology suitable for the children on the first grade of basic school and other educational instituions.
Students will learn the basics of dance education , dance games selected elements and styles , suitable for application in a selected group of children.
Knowledge of basic terms in the field of dance.

Assessment methods and criteria
Participation in seminars 80%, knowledge of basic terms, performance of basic dance elements.
Recommended literature
  • DRDÁCKÝ, F. Lidové tance. Praha. Olympia, včetně CD 2000. Praha, 1983.
  • HLINOVSKÁ, L. Didaktika RG a tance.. Ústí nad Labem: PF, 1983.
  • Landsfeld, Z.; Plamínek, J. Technika latinsko-amerických tanců. Praha: Jiří Plamínek, 2000..
  • Landsfeld, Z.; Plamínek, J. Technika standardních tanců. Praha: Jiří Plamínek, 1999..

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching in Primary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter