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Unit details

ACD203 - Contemporary Dance Practice and History A

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:O Millard
Prerequisite:ACD102
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

AAP213

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Like its prerequisite ACD102 this unit will cover the three areas of dance technique, composition and dance history. You will build your skills in and understanding of approaches to contemporary dance techniques within your allocated technique level. Composition workshops will explore the choreographic potential in movement creation and transmission. Readings in dance history leading to written discussion of an essay question will focus on issues of. modern dance heritage, revival and reconstruction.

Assessment

Ongoing development in contemporary dance technique according to stated criteria 35%; two assessed choreographic studies 35%; one essay of 2000 words 30%.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2659$3010

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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