CART11006 - Contemporary Dance 2: Fundamental Ensemble Performance

General Information

Unit Synopsis

In this unit, you will develop fundamental ballet and contemporary dance skills with a focus on ensemble performance. You will prepare ballet and contemporary dance exercises and ensemble routines as set by your dance tutor. You will learn how to apply your stagecraft knowledge in an ensemble performance context.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2019

Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Townsville

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Practical Assessment 40%
2. Practical Assessment 60%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

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Source: Teaching staff
Feedback
A larger cohort of students will make the unit more enjoyable.
Recommendation
Increased marketing and promotion of BCA.
Action Taken
Marketing was undertaken as per the marketing strategies of CQUniversity.
Source: Staff reflections
Feedback
Assessment types
Recommendation
Design all assessment tasks to ensure practical elements are prioritised.
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Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Apply fundamental ballet and contemporary dance skills and aesthetics in an ensemble performance context as set by the dance tutors
  2. Demonstrate applied knowledge of stage craft within an ensemble performance context.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - Practical Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2
1 - Communication
3 - Critical Thinking
5 - Team Work
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - Practical Assessment