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4A. Children's Singing Games.

Miss HutchINSON, The work of this course is arranged with reference to those who

wish to secure material for teaching singing games. Traditional games and song-plays; games of imitation, gesture, chasing and catching; games which appeal to the young by the stirring energy of their movement and their imaginative pantomime. Types of games with the historical interest of each type and the origin and

significance of singing games. 1 unit. Sec. 1, M W F, 2; sec. 2, Tu Th S, 2. Hearst Court.

48. Plays and Games.


A practical graded course in plays and games, progressively ar

ranged from the simple folk play, ring game, to the more highly organized group game involving the more pronounced competitive elements. This course aims to meet the needs of playground. schoolroom, and gymnasium, and particular attention will be given to the activities for younger children and the selection of such games as will employ a large number in a limited space. Einphasis will be placed on practical teaching, by members of the

class. 1 unit. Sec. 1, M W F, 4; sec. 2, Tu Th S, 4. Harmon Gymnasium,

5. History of Dancing and Pantomime.

Miss LA GAI.

I. Theory. Technique, analysis, composition; music in relation to

dancing; grace and expression; aesthetic, cultural, hygienic, moral, and social aims and values; theory of teaching and class man

agement. II. History of Dancing. Origin, different types; development in differ

ent countries; influence; rise and fall with rise and fall of nations; rise of ballet; development of national and folk dances, analysis, origin and meaning as known from history and legend; the cos

tumes and characteristics of various nationalities. III. Modern Tendencies in Dancing.

Pantomime: face; nose, eyes, mouth. Technique: body, hands, feet. Practice: exercises in expression, original composition, pan

tomime; sketches, dramas, ballets. 1 unit. Tu Th S, 10. Hearst Hall.

6. Practical Teaching on Model Playground

Dr. BEACH. The work included in this course extends over two summers. A. For first year students who have had no experience in teaching,

and for those who are not familiar with, or skilled in, the activi

ties on the playground. 1 unit. Sec. 1, M W F, 1-5:30; sec. 2, Tu Th S, 1-5:30. Playground. B. For students who have had course A or an equivalent. The work

will consist of teaching and supervising all the activities on the

playground in each of the departments. 1 unit. Sec. 1, MWF, 1-5:30; sec. 2, Tu Th S, 1-5:30. Playground.

7. Folk Dancing for Schools and Playgrounds. Miss HUTCHINSON. A practical course in folk dances selected and arranged to meet the

needs of the playground and school-room. Special attention will be given to the methods of presenting folk dances. The folk dances of the various nations; their analysis, and a discussion of their origin and meaning. Dances which meet the physical, moral and social requirements and yet are sufficiently simple to be thoroughly enjoyed by children without a large amount of practice. These dances supply a natural outlet for the spontaneous rhythmic expression of the child. Care has been exercised in the selection of dances which by actual observation appeal most strongly to the child and should occupy a permanent place in the child's social hour. These simple dances are a charming element in any course

in physical education. 1 unit. Sec. 1, M W F, 3; sec. 2, Tu Th S, 3. Hearst Court.

8. Physical Examination and Anthropometry.

Professor LONG. Signs and symptoms of physical defects, with simple tests for their

detection. Practice in the normal measurements of the body and discussion of the application of the principles of anthropometry

and physical diagnosis in physical training. 1 unit. Tu Th S, 1. Anatomy Building.

9. First Aid. (See Public Health.) Such instruction as is necessary to meet needs of emergency work

on the playground will be given in connection with 6B.

10. Elementary Dancing.

Miss LA GAI and Miss ADAMSON. A. Simple Aesthetic:

Feet: (1) technique: (a) posture; (b) standard positions; (2) practice: (a) simple movements; (b) preparatory and rhythmic exercises; pliés, elévations, battements, rond de jambes, changements de jambes, dégagements, attitudes. Arms and upper body: (1) technique; (a) carriage; (b) standard positions; (2) practice: simple and rhythmic exercises combining movements and positions of the arms, body, and feet. Steps: (1) technique; (2) practice: simple and serial rhythmic combinations. Simple dances: (1) aesthetic; (2) national and folk.

B. National and Folk:

Technique: (1) carriage and standard characteristics, positions of the body, arms, head, and feet; (2) atmosphere and spirit identifying individual type. Practice: simple, combination steps, and sim

ple dances. This course is primarily for dance technique, comprising carriage.

fundamental positions, steps, movements, simple combinations, and rhythmic exercises. Taken collectively these steps form the basis

of the more advanced dances. The course B consists of simple, national and folk dances, the devel.

opment and cultivation of the characteristic expression, spirit and

atmosphere appropriate to each individual type. The entire course A and B is of interest and benefit as a means of

spontaneous, genuine and sincere self-expression in play and as

informal gymnastics, giving grace, strength and beauty.
Dress: Gymnasium bloomer costume and slippers.
Should be taken with Course 5. 1 unit.
Sec. 1, M W F, 9; sec. 2, Tu Th S, 2. Harmon Gymnasium.

11A. Advanced Gymnastics with Light Apparatus.


Continuation of Course 3A, which is prerequisite. Advanced exereises

with hand apparatus; wands, dumb-bells, single sticks, bar bells, and Indian clubs. Selected advanced drills. No marching or dancing given in this course. A practical examination will be required of those who wish to take this course, and a final examination will be required for credit. 1 unit.

M Tu W Th F, 9. Harmon Gymnasium.

11B. Intermediate Heavy Gymnastics.


The laws of gymnastic progression will be emphasized. Nomenclature,

analysis and synthesis of exercises and the use of heavy apparatus, horse, buck, parallel bars, horizontal bars, rings and mat. A final practical examination and a reasonable degree of skill will be

required for credit. 1 unit. M Tu W Th F, 3, sec. 1 (men), Harmon Gymnasium; sec. 2 (women),

Hearst Hall.

12. Athletics.

Mr. CHAPMAN. Track and field activities. This course will be given in two sections,

one for playground purposes, and the other for high school and

college coaches. 1 unit. Sec. 1 (men), M W F, 5; sec. 2 (women), Tu Th S, 3, California Field.

13. Organized Playground Games. Mr. CHAPMAN and Miss ADAMSON. Team games appropriate for contests on playgrounds, in high schools

and colleges; baseball, basket-ball, captain-ball, curtain-ball, handball, tennis, field hockey and soccer football. A separate division will be formed for those who wish to learn Rugby football. 1

unit. Sec. 1, M W F, 11; sec. 2, Tu Th S, 8. California Field.

*16. Educational Athletics and the Physical Education of the Boy.


The course considers the whole field of athletic theory and practice

as the central problem in the physical education of the boy. It aims to give both the physical instructor and the school administrator the principles and methods necessary in the organization and administration of athletics to secure educational results as well as the pleasure desired by the boy. The treatment covers an analysis of the values of athletics and of the influences and difficulties that arise in the practical conduct of athletics in their relationships to the boys' other educational activities. Local and inter-group organizations and the methods of organizing and conducting atmetics for the masses will be considered. 1 unit.

* Not to be given in 1914.

17. Schoolroom Gymnastics.

Miss BEVERIDGE. Gymnastic exercises, games and simple folk dances for all grades.

adapted to meet the conditions of the school-room. A review of the school-room hygiene, and the methods of maintaining the best physical condition of the children, in so far as it comes within the

province of the teacher. 1 unit. Daily, 3. Hearst Hall.

18a. Advanced Gymnastics for Women.

Miss CARTER. Continuation of Course 3c. Work on the boom, stall bars, ropes,

ladders, buck, horse, jumping standards, vaulting box; 2 hours? practice on apparatus required. Final examination and reasonable degree of proficiency and skill will be required for credit. No marching or dancing given in this course. 1 unit. Prerequisite:

course 3c. Daily, 2. Hearst Hall.

18B. Advanced Gymnastics for Men; Heavy Apparatus.

Professor LONG and Mr. MAUTHE. Advanced exercises on heavy apparatus; nomenclature, skill, form and

accuracy of execution will be emphasized. Prerequisite: Courses

3B and 113. 1 unit. Daily, 3. Harmon Gymnasium.

19. Advanced Dancing.

Miss LA GAI. Preparatory exercises in folk, national, and demi-character dances

Folk: Pavane, Morris dances. National: Chaconne, Csardas. Demicharacter: Bacchanal, sword dance, Japanese group dance, etc. This course is primarily for school purposes. The various solo and group dances are appropriate for schools, kirmesses, conventions, etc. The course is interesting not only from the standpoint of the enjoyment of the dance, but as giving knowledge of the el. pressions of a nation's character and of the customs and spirit of the world's peoples. Two additional hours required under super vision for the practice of dances given. Prerequisites: Courses 5

and 10. 1 unit. MW F, 11. Harmon Gymnasium.

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