Honour Specialist (Dance)

Course Code: TU19HDA1

Availability: Enrolment is closed

The Additional Qualification Course: Honour Specialist Dance employs a critical, pedagogical lens to explore in a holistic and integrated manner the theoretical foundations, learning theory, program planning, and development and implementation of dance in an educational context. Through the lens of leadership, candidates explore and consider Instructional design and practices, assessment and evaluation, the learning environment, research, and ethical teaching practice for dance. Through these explorations, candidates strengthen professional efficacy by gaining in-depth knowledge, refining professional judgment, and generating new knowledge for practice. The underlying purpose of the course is to develop the candidates’ capacity for curriculum leadership in candidates.


  • Be a member in good standing with the OCT
  • FOUR-year (20 full courses) academic undergraduate degree, (excluding education courses)
  • NINE full courses (non-education) in the subject of the Honour Specialist (Dance), with a minimum B average
  • Minimum TWO years certified teaching experience by the first day of the course, subsequent to certification including at least ONE year in Dance

Documents Required

  • Signed Supervisory Officer's Form by course end date confirming teaching experience
  • Official transcript(s) sent directly to the Professional Learning Office from the granting institution before course start date
Session Dates
Start Date: Jul 03, 2019
End Date: Jul 18, 2019
In class: July 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18 (8:30 am - 4:00 pm) (no Fridays or weekends)

This 125 hour course consists of 100 hours of interactive coursework and 25 hours of independent learning. Regular attendance and active participation is a requirement. Expect to be online regularly to complete online assignments and collaborate in discussion forums. All deadlines will be communicated by the Instructor. (All assignments to be completed no later than July 31, 2019)

Etobicoke School of The Arts (map)
675 Royal York Rd Toronto ON (Royal York Rd. & the Queensway)

Brkich, Christine & Brkich, Lisa