NYU Steinhardt

Methods and Materials in Teaching Dance

  • Course Number: MPADE-GE 2265
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Learning in, through, & about dance is the focus of this course which investigates contemporary educational theory, curriculum development & assessment approaches basic to the establishment of a teaching method in dance. Focus on understanding dance education in the context of general education learning environments (K-12) in multicultural settings, incorporating the National, State, & New York City Standards in Dance Education; & exploring how dance enhances social & cognitive skills critical to the developing child. Learning through & about dance is the focus of this course.
  • Old Course Number: E89.2265