Course Title: Rhythmic and Expressive Movement

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Rhythmic and Expressive Movement

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

This course was previously known as  Teaching creative movement.



Course Coordinator: Alison Lugg

Course Coordinator Phone: 000

Course Coordinator Email: alison.lugg@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Bundoora

Course Coordinator Availability: By Appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This course will introduce you to rhythmic and expressive movement in Health, Physical Education and Sport. You will develop expert content knowledge and an understanding of the basis of creative movement and where this fits within both the Victorian Curriculum and a school setting. The focus areas of dance and gymnastics will be used a cornerstone of this course. The course will be taught using a range of teaching styles.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

 

AITSL Standards

1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the physical, social and intellectual development of students and the implications on the key movement principles in dance and gymnastics.

1.1, 2.1

2. Demonstrate understanding of the sequence and application in components of dance and gymnastic skills, and its implications on learning and teaching.

2.1

3. Demonstrate and incorporate rhythmic and expressive movement into general and sport specific movement context to inform practical applications in HPE&S, and to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities.

1.5, 3.1

4. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of strategies for differentiating teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities.

1.5

5. Demonstrate effective skills in communicating and collaborating in professional contexts

 


Program Learning Outcomes for BP319 students

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge in practical applications in Health, Physical Education and Sport
  • Consolidate and synthesise expert content and pedagogical content knowledge and apply evidence-based high-impact teaching strategies in professional practice
  • Analyse and evaluate student-centred learning approaches to plan effectively for differentiation in health, physical education and sport

 

Program Learning Outcomes for BP320 students

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge in education
  • Critically analyse and apply theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to your professional practice in curriculum, pedagogy and assessment across a range of disciplines, reflecting a graduate level of proficiency in teaching
  • Consolidate and synthesise expert content and pedagogical content knowledge and develop highly effective classroom teaching skills in an area of specialisation

 


Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning in this course will involve a range of face-to-face and online activities including lectures, workshops, practical activities, readings, collaborative group work, class discussion and individual reflection.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT University will support your access to learning resources for this course. Readings from current educational literature will be provided through your online course site and will be drawn from highly regarded academic journals, books and conferences as well as reports, websites and other online resources.

The University Library provides extensive scholarly resources to supplement your suggested readings and research and is able to request books or articles from any library in the world. Guides to the literature in your discipline area are available from http://rmit.libguides.com/sb.php?subject_id=67929

Assistance with referencing and avoiding plagiarism is available here http://www1.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing

The Library and the Study and Learning Centre are also on hand to support and assist in the development of your academic skills to make best use of such resources within your academic studies. http://www1.rmit.edu.au/library


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.

Assessment task (%)

CLO

AITSL Standards

Quiz (x 2) (15% + 15%= 30%)

1, 2

1.1, 2.1

Teaching Practical (lesson planning, safety and organisation) (30%)

3, 4

1.5, 3.1

Dance and gymnastic routine- Planning, choreography and performance (Group; 40%)

1, 2, 3, 5

1.1, 1.5, 2.1

 

Due to safety and professional accreditation requirements students must satisfactorily complete all practical sessions. If you fail to meet this requirement, for reasons other than those approved by special considerations, you will not pass the course. If granted Special Consideration, you may become eligible to complete an alternative practical activity to pass the course.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment.