OBJECTIVE: To introduce the *various styles and chronology of popular swing dance.
Through this course you will learn the coordination, rhythms and lead/follow
techniques, which will enable you to dance with a variety of partners.
DRESS: Ballroom or jazz dance shoes are most appropriate Running shoes are not acceptable.
GRADING: Effort 50%, personal progress [rather than ability ] 50%
EXCEPTIONAL Work A 93 Or More Points A- 90-92
ABOVE Average Work B+ 87-89, B 83-86 B- 80-82
AVERAGE Work C+ 77-79, C 73-76, C-70-72
Passing Work D+ 67-69, D 63-66 D- 60-62
Failing F 59-Or Less Points
There are 4 excused absences, you do not have to show proof.
Each additional absence will lower your grade one step, e.g.: A to A-, or B+ to B etc.
Points lost through tardiness [lateness, improper attire]: First = 0 Each additional = 2.
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