Naam docent/begeleider
Zeynep Gunduz

Periode, duur 
Block, 1,2,3,4 1 classe per week of 90 minutes
Year 2, semester 1 and 2. ( block 1,2,3,4)
22 to 26 lessons (depending on the year)

1,5 hours lesson time (contact hours)
1 hour max selfstudy (but not weekly)

Bijdrage aan de competenties 
Creerend vermogen
Ambachtelijk vermogen
Onderzoekend en reflectief vermogen
Vermogen tot groei en vernieuwing
Ordernemend en organiserend vermogen
Communicatief vermogen 
Vermogen tot samenwerking

Korte samenvatting van de inhoud 
The first semester mainly focuses on research and writing skills as a preparation for the BA thesis. Students learn to formulate a research question, subquestions, APA referencing, and structuring. The second semester introduces certain theories with a focus on cultural studies such as, popular culture, popular music, myth, postmodernism, new media. Here the course entails examples from non-Western (popular) dance and mediatized forms of dance. 

Concrete leerdoelen 

  1. gains knowledge of formulating a workable research question. 
  2. finds selects, and structures information so as to give answer to research question. 
  3. learns APA referencing form. 
  4. gains knowledge of selected theories.
  5. can apply theories to examples of different contexts of dance.
  6. reflects on the role of dance in a rapidly changing and mediatized society.
  7. develops skills in discussion and formulating own vision. 

Gebruikte werkvorm(en) 
Classes combine: short presentation by teacher, library visits, student presentations, peer feedback. 

Gebruikt studiemateriaal (vakliteratuur, cases, opdrachten, video’s etc.) 
Reader MTD 2, Powerpoint presentations, Various documentaries

Wijze van beoordeling 
Semester 1: thesis plan, 2 performance reports, 5 performance tickets.
Semester 2: active participation in class, written reflection paper, 2 performance reports, 5 performance tickets.


  1. Creerend vermogen 1.5
  2. Ambachtelijk vermogen 2.3, 2.5 1.4, 1.5.
  3. Onderzoekend en reflectief vermogen 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6
  4. Vermogen tot groei en vernieuwing 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
  5. Ordernemend en organiserend vermogen 5.2, 5.4
  6. Communicatief vermogen 6.1, 6.2
  7. Vermogen tot samenwerking 7.2, 7.3, 7.4