ESS 103r-Exercise and Sports Science

Course Description:
This semester length course introduces the challenges and successes in managing small business in today's market. The definition of enterpreneur, types of business organizaions, legal aspects, personnel management and the criteria for establishing a small business are discussed. Students will develop a simple business plan.

  • Prerequisite Courses: None

A. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOS):
The student will be able to:

  1. Determine healthy lifestyles by describing the value of physical activity to a healthful lifestyle and participating in regular physical activity for at least one semester.
  2. Demonstrate professionalism, interpersonal skills, teamwork, leadership and decision making skills.

B. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOS) - GENERAL
The student will be able to:

  1. Define ballroom and social dance and cite the significance to improving healthy lifestyle.
  2. Identify the historical, cultural background and classification of each dance.
  3. Demonstrate fundamental steps of ballroom and social dance and execute the ballroom dance with good posture.
  4. Perform the dance skillfully with feelings and utilize skills in social dancing as a way of socialization and recreation to improve attitudes and personality.

SLO

PLO 1

PLO 2

1

ID

I

2

IDM

ID

3

ID

ID

4

ID

ID

I = Introduced
D = Demonstrated
M = Mastered

C. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOS) – SPECIFIC
The student will be able to:

General SLO 1: Define ballroom and social dance and cite the significance to improving healthy lifestyle.

Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment strategies

1.1. Explain the meaning and concepts of ballroom dance.

Quiz

1.2. Cite the significance of ballroom and social dancing in improving healthy lifestyle.

Quiz

1.3. Identify and demonstrate the different components of physical fitness required in ballroom and social dancing.

Practicum with rubics

1.4 Increase body awareness and confidence recognize ballroom and social dancing as a fitness activity.

Test Items

General SLO 2: Identify the historical, cultural background, terminologies and classification of each ballroom dance.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment strategies

2.1. Describe the historical background of ballroom and social dancing.

Test items

2.2. Identify and demonstrate the different ballroom dance terminology.

Test items

2.3 Analyze the historical and cultural development of partnership dancing.

Test items

General SLO 3: Demonstrate fundamental steps of ballroom and social dance and execute the ballroom dance with good posture.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment strategies

3.1. Execute the basic steps and movements of ballroom and social dancing: Cha cha cha, waltz. Jive, tango, swing rumba, LA walk, La cumbia.

Practicum with rubrics

3.2. Perform the ballroom dances with proper posture.

Practicum with rubrics

3.3. Apply his/her acquired dance knowledge and skills in a social or ballroom dance setting.

Practicum with rubrics

General SLO 4. Perform the dance skillfully with feelings and utilize skills in social dancing as a way of socialization and recreation to improve attitudes and personality.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment strategies

4.1. Exhibit the different dances skillfully with feelings.

Practicum with rubrics

4.2. Perform the Swing, Cha-Cha, Waltz, jive, Rhumba, and Tango.

Practicum with rubrics

4.3. Demonstrate the different dances as a form of socialization and recreational activity.

Practicum with rubrics

4.4. Explain the traditional etiquette and conduct for ballroom and social dance.

Test items

D. COURSE CONTENT

  1. Give the meaning, concepts, goal and objectives of physical education;
  2. Physical fitness testing:
    1. Step test for cardio-respiratory endurance;
    2. Sit and reach for flexibility
  3. Introduction to rhythmic activities and historical background of dance;
  4. Fundamental dance steps
  5. Fundamental techniques
    1. Patterns
    2. Timing
    3. Partnership
    4. Continuity
    5. Styling
    6. Music theory
  6. Historical analysis of partnership dancing
    1. Sources and influences of historical periods on dance styles
    2. Transition from large group to partnership format
    3. Present day social, competitive, and demonstration dancing
  7. Musical reference
    1. Style
    2. Time signature
    3. Tempo
    4. Rhythm
    5. Character
  8. Kinesthetics
    1. Postural
    2. Body Flight
    3. Head position
    4. Alignment
    5. Coordination
  9. Social etiquette
    1. Rules of Conduct
    2. Dance etiquette
  10. Historical background of social dances
  11. Basic positions in social dances
    1. Basic steps of Cha Cha cha
    2. Basic steps of waltz
    3. Basic steps of Tango
    4. Basic steps of Rumba
    5. Basic steps of LA walk
    6. Basic steps of jive
    7. Basic steps of swing
    8. Bsic steps of Lacumbia
  12. Dance Formation
  13. Phases of aerobic dancing;
  14. Basic steps and movement of aerobic dancing;
  15. Benefits of dancing to total fitness of an individual
E. METHODS OF INSTRUCTION

Demonstration, participation in mini-tournament, lecture, individual assignments, teamwork and film showing.


F. REQUIRED TEXT AND COURSE MATERIALS

Text: none
Required Materials: Exercise towel, bottled water, appropriate attire (loose-fitting, comfortable clothing that allows a full range of motion around all of the joints of the body), and a wire-bound notebook.

G. REFERENCE MATERIALS
Handouts in Ballroom Dancing
Video DVDs

H. INSTRUCTIONAL COST
None

I. EVALUATION
None

J. CREDIT BY EXAMINATION
None

 

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