May 25, 2020  
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PED 123 - Exploration of Movement

This course will provide opportunities for students to explore movement of the self.  Students will discover creative expression through specialized sets of exercises and tasks that utilize improvisional techniques.  Experiencing the joy and freedom of movement, students may gain a heightened awareness of self-worth and increased confidence that may support their academic success.

Credits: 1
1 Class Hour, 1 Laboratory Hour
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Discern and participate in typical patterns of movement.
  2. Recognize and develop alternative patterns of movement.
  3. Express themselves differently through their body language.
  4. Perform patterns of movement with greater self-confidence.
  5. Articulate in writing:
    a)  Why the student believes preconceived restrictions hinder potential.
    b)  How through movement and gesture a student could increase pride and self-expression.
    c)  How differences in perception are made similar through creative movement.

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