Specialization Greek Traditional Dance I

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΕΥΣΗ:Ελληνικός Παραδοσιακός Χορός Ι / Specialization Greek Traditional Dance I
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600014381

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science in Serres (2014)

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours8
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΔΑ0600 Didactics of Greek Traditional Dances
  • ΚΧ0600 Greek Traditional Dances
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students: •will have acquired knowledge about the customs, and traditions, traditional costumes, musical instruments and folk song from areas of Greece such as Macedonia, Thrace, Epirus, Thessaly, Roumeli, Peloponnese, Islands and cultural groups such as Sarakatsani, Vlachs, Pontians, •will have reached a high level of knowledge, skill and ability to perform in practice the dances from the above regions of Greece and cultural groups, •will have an in-depth understanding of the principles of didactics for the teaching of Greek Traditional Dances, •will be able to apply in practice the principles of didactics for the teaching of Greek Traditional Dances, •will have the ability to analyze the dances in parts according to the steps-movements and the rhythm of each dance and to the principles of didactics for an effective teaching, •will be able to recognize and correct errors in the performance of the dances.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
• Dance and Folk Culture. Tradition and folklore. The study of Greek dance. Principles of learning (theoretical models of learning). Dance forms. The folk song. Preparation of a paper on the subject of Greek Traditional Dance. • Learning dances from geographical dippartments (Macedonia, Thrace, Epirus, Thessaly, Roumeli, Peloponnese, Islands), and cultural groups (Sarakatsanaioi, Vlachoi, Pontioi) from all over Greece.
Greek traditional dance, kinetic expressive means, principles of learning, education.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
• When teaching dance for sound reproduction. • Teaching courses of theoretical background using video projectors. • Distance teaching.
Course Organization
Written assigments301.2
Artistic creation100.4
Student Assessment
The assessment is based on students' regular and active participation in the course (10%), on the presentation of a paper concerning dancing at the end of the semester (30%), and oral, written and practical exams at the end of the semester (60%). The criteria are communicated to the students in the first lesson.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
- Μαυροβουνιώτης Φώτιος, Μαλκογεώργος Αλέξανδρος, Αργυριάδου Ειρήνη (2013). Ελληνικοί ΛαΪκοί Χοροί.Εκδόσεις: University Studio Press. -Δήμας Ηλίας, Τυροβολά Βασιλική, Κουτσούμπα Μαρία. (2017) ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΣ ΠΑΡΑΔΟΣΙΑΚΟΣ ΧΟΡΟΣ- Θεωρήσεις για το λόγο, τη γραφή και τη διδασκαλία του. ΕΤΑΙΡΕΙΑ ΑΞΙΟΠΟΙΗΣΕΩΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΕΩΣ ΤΗΣ ΠΕΡΙΟΥΣΙΑΣ ΤΟΥ ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟΥ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ -HELENE NEVEU KRINGELBACH, JONATHAN SKINNER (2019). Χορευτικοί πολιτισμοί: Παγκοσμιοποίηση, Τουρισμός και Ταυτότητα στην Ανθρωπολογία του χορού. ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΚΛΕΙΔΑΡΙΘΜΟΣ ΕΠΕ.
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