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Dance, BA

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome WA Dance Technique

Students will demonstrate proficiency in dance technique.
Objective 22 Students will demonstrate, through juried exams, an advanced level use of dance technique and artistry in ballet.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
100% of dance majors enrolled in the class achieved a 70% or better on their final performance exam in Winter and Fall 2018.

2017 Status
Achieved
100% of dance majors enrolled in the class achieved a 70% or better on their final performance exam in Fall 2017

Objective 23 Students will demonstrate, through juried exams, an advanced level use of dance technique and artistry in modern.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
100% of dance majors enrolled in the class achieved a 70% or better on their final performance exam in Winter and Fall 2018.

2017 Status
Achieved
100% of dance majors enrolled in the class achieved a 70% or better on their final performance exam in Fall 2017

Outcome WB Dance Performance

Students will demonstrate proficiency in dance performance.
Objective 24 Graduating dance majors will demonstrate advanced level performance skills in their solo thesis dance.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
100% of graduating dance majors achieved an 80% or better on the performance of their solo thesis dance in Winter and Fall 2018.

2017 Status
Achieved
100% of dance majors achieved an 80% or better on the performance of their solo thesis dance in Winter and Fall 2017 semesters

Objective 32 Graduating dance majors will demonstrate advanced performance skills through being cast in the dances of at least 3 guest artists during their time at GVSU.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
100% of graduating seniors in AY2017-18 were cast in at least 3 guest artist works during their time at GVSU

Outcome X Choreography

Students will demonstrate proficiency in choreography.
Objective 25 Graduating dance majors will demonstrate proficiency in solo choreography in the creation of their senior thesis solo dance.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
100% of graduating dance majors achieved an 80% or better on the choreography of their senior thesis solo dance as evaluated by faculty

2017 Status
Achieved
100% of students enrolled in the class achieved an 80% or better on the choreography of their senior thesis solo in Winter and Fall 2017

Objective 26 Graduating dance majors will demonstrate proficiency in group choreography in the creation of their senior thesis ensemble dance.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
100% of graduating dance majors achieved an 80% or better on the choreography of their senior thesis group dance as evaluated by faculty

2017 Status
Achieved
100% of students enrolled in the class achieved an 80% or better on the choreography of their senior thesis group dance in Winter and Fall 2017

Outcome Y History and Culture

Students will be familiar with the historical and cultural dimensions of dance.
Objective 27 Students will demonstrate through written exams in dance history courses a thorough comprehension of the historical and cultural dimensions of dance.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
93% of dance majors enrolled in DAN 245 achieved a 70% or better on all written exams in Fall 2018

2017 Status
Achieved
87.5% of dance majors enrolled in the class achieved a 70% or better on all written exams in Fall 2017

Measure 2

2018 Status
Achieved
100% of dance majors enrolled in the class achieved a 70% or better on all written exams in DAN 345

Objective 28 Students will demonstrate through research papers in dance history courses a thorough comprehension of the historical and cultural dimensions of dance.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
100% of dance majors achieved a 70% or better on all research papers assigned throughout the semester in DAN 245

2017 Status
Achieved
100% of dance majors enrolled in the class achieved a 70% or better on all research papers in Fall 2017

Measure 2

2018 Status
Achieved
90% of dance majors enrolled in the class achieved a 70% or better on all research papers in Winter 2018

Outcome ZA Community Engagement - Service and Teaching

Students will participate in community engagement experiences through service and teaching.
Objective 30 Students will be able to participate in and reflect upon a service learning experience related through Dance Pedagogy.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
100% of dance majors enrolled in the class achieved a 70% or better on their service learning experience report

Objective 31 Students will be able to complete their dance pedagogy teaching project off-campus.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
50% of dance majors enrolled in the class completed their teaching project off-campus and received a 70% or better on the project in Winter 2018

Outcome ZB Community Engagement - Performance

Students will participate in community engagement experiences through performance.
Objective 29 Students will be able to participate in off-campus performances as part of a GVSU dance ensemble.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
87% of dance majors participated in off-campus performances as part of DAN 175 or 275 in AY 2017-18