Courses Catalogue

Dance In Education

COURSE CODE: MUS2103
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

  • Study of dances before external influence: costume,

      Accompaniment, taboos attached ethnic functions.  (15 hrs)

  • Historical background an interpretation of selected Uganda

      Traditional dances in their social context.               (15 hrs)

  • Practical sessions of selected Ugandan dances

 Each student shall choose one dance from his/her ethnic group  and teach it to peers, considering accompaniment, techniques and style, costumes and props, make-up, formation and levels, social context and interpretation (15 hrs)

Mode of delivery

  •  Lectures, demonstration, group practice, discussions.