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Dance Technique 5 (DNCE30011) // Assessment

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Two progress assessments in Contemporary Dance and Ballet (10%). Formal written feedback is provided by 2 assessors in both Contemporary Dance and Ballet; the result provides an indication of overall course work mark for Dance Technique 5 and progress towards Formal Practical Exams in Contemporary Dance and Ballet. Students at risk are notified at interview and in writing.

Students attend a mid semester interview with 2 staff to review progress across all subjects, including Dance Technique 5. Formal written feedback from Progress Assessment is discussed.

Coursework (50%) – Active, physical and on-going engagement in practical classes, (including regular individual feedback) against the following criteria:

  • Attendance* 5%
  • Progress 15%
  • Standard 15%
  • Work ethic 15%

* 100% punctual and full attendance is expected. A formula is applied to a student’s actual attendance which distributes marks from 5% to zero, where zero represents less than 60% attendance.

Formal Practical Examination in Ballet (1.5 hours) in class group at the end of semester (20%).

Formal Practical Examination in Contemporary Dance (1.5 hours) in class group at the end of semester (20%).

*80% Attendance Hurdle must be met for Yoga to pass the subject. 100% weekly punctual and full attendance is expected at all classes..