This study aims to examine the relationship between recognition of objectives in dance education and capabilities in dance class to supply fundamental data for the progress of elementary dance curriculums and the improvement of the quality of dance class. A survey was conducted to elementary teachers in Busan who are sampled by purposive sampling for the achievement of objective, the results statistically processed of 437 valid sample are as follows.
Firstly, it is shown that teachers specializing in physical education and elementary teachers with training experience in dance have higher sub-factors in objective recognition of dance education including personal development, management towards environment, and social interaction than who don\'t. And elementary teachers who instruct dance class directly have higher sub-factors in objective recognition of dance education including personal development and social interaction except management toward environment rather than who don\'t.
Secondly, it also found that elementary teachers majoring in physical education and elementary teachers with training experience related to dance have higher instruction capability and accountability that are sub-factors of capabilities in dance class than who don\'t.
Lastly, the results showed that among the objective recognition of elementary teachers in dance class, social interaction influences on the instruction capability and accountability.
※ Key Words : recognition of objectives, dance education, dance class, dance teaching capabilities, elementary school