Corporal expression and eurythmy

Course Code: EFS III 12 • Study year: III • Academic Year: 2022-2023
Domain: Physical education and sport • Field of study: Physical and sports education
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Angel - Alex Haisan
Seminar tutor: Alin Cristian Rosa
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Lecture
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3

Course aims:

To accumulate theoretical and practical notions that define the discipline
To develop the capacity to assimilate the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to be more conscious about their and other's gestures, postures and movements
To be able to carry out teaching and research activities in optimal conditions.

Course Entry Requirements:

Not applicable

Course contents:

1. Corporal expression and motor communication (I) - 1 hour 2. Corporal expression and motor communication (II) - 1 hour 3. Choreographic elements specific to artistic gymnastics - 1 hour 4. Corporal expression - motor discipline with artistic function - objectives - content - means - 1 hour 5. Eurythmy- synthesis of gymnastics and dance with musical and spoken accompaniment (general physical training) - 1 hour 6. Eurythmy- synthesis of gymnastics and dance with musical and spoken accompaniment (specific physical training) - 1 hour 7. Eurythmy - expressive means by gesture - 1 hour 8. Eurythmy and musical accompaniment - 1 hour 9. The role of psychical and theoretical training in eurythmy- 1 hour 10. Eurythmy and tradition - dance: character, historical, contemporary - 1 hour 11. Eurythmy - classical dance - rhythmic gymnastics - 1 hour 12. Eurythmy - complexity and difficulty in motor expression according to a chosen theme - 1 hour

Teaching methods:

Interactive lecture, PP presentation, video exemplifications, discussions

Learning outcomes:

Students should be able, after attending this course, to be more conscious about their and other's gestures, postures and movements and how these represent an expression of their inner self.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Course - Final assessment Written exam - 50% Seminar - Final evaluation - Grade for attending the seminars - 50%

Recommended reading:

Gabrielsson, Alf and Erik Lindström, The influence of musical structure on emotional expression. In Music emotion (eds), Oxford University Press , - , 2001 , -
Sloboda, John, Exploring the musical mind, Oxford University Press , - , 2005 , -
Turner, Ben and David Huron, A comparison of dynamics and major- and minorkey works, Empirical Musicology Review , - , 2008 , -