This unit provides students with an overview and practical experience of rhythmic and expressive movement for children's physical activity participation. It will examine: movement sequences using different body parts and in response to stimuli; designing and performing imaginative movement sequences; combining elements of effort, space, time, and objects to perform movement sequences; and exploration of rhythmic and expressive movement forms.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
SPE2000

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Apply knowledge of movement patterns and concepts to analyse and create movement sequences according to given criteria;  
  2. Develop activities to enhance movement skills, participation and performance in rhythmic and expressive movement with creativity;  
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of movement concepts and safe practices; and,  
  4. Compose and perform movement sequences using exposition and analyse of the impact of effort, space, time, and objects on movement.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Test Online quiz x 2 (15% each) 30%
Assignment Instructional Plan 20%
Presentation Instructional Experience 30%
Performance Rhythmic and expressive movement 20%
Attendance: Attendance at tutorials is a required component for the satisfactory completion of this unit. A minimum of 80% attendance of all tutorials classes is required to be eligible for a pass in this unit.

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