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TRADITIONAL THEATER PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
TDE419 TRADITIONAL THEATER 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of this course is to teach the relationship between play, ritual, theater and traditional theater. The course also aims to provide information about the origins of traditional theater, its sources, its historical development, general characteristics of plays and also to introduce the tradition of folk theater.
Contents of the Course Unit: The birth of traditional theater, its characteristics, its historical development, shadow play, Karagöz play and types in Karagöz play, Light comedy and types in light comedy, Encomiast and Encomiast stories, juggling, improvisation, puppet and village play games.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Relate play, ritual, theater and traditional theater.
List the importance, function and sources of play.
Discover the culture that generated these works and the place of traditional theater in this culture.
Analyze the basic characteristics, historical development and characteristics of traditional theater.
Interpret the types of folk theater and Turkish entertainment life since the beginning.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Concept of play, definition and characteristics of play Narration, question-response,discussion method
2 Literature review Rituals and functions of rituals The origin and sources of Traditional Theater Narration, question-response,discussion method
3 Literature review Historical development, characteristics and classification of Traditional Turkish theater. Narration, question-response,discussion method
4 Literature review Folk theater and its types Shadow play in the world, the origin of the shadow play Narration, question-response,discussion method
5 Literature review Origins of Turkish shadow play Karagöz, its development, its parts, topics and characteristics of the play Narration, question-response,discussion method
6 Literature review Types in Karagöz and their characteristics Narration, question-response,discussion method
7 Literature review Origin of the Light comedy, its development, parts, topics and characteristics of the play Narration, question-response,discussion method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review Types in Light Comedy and their characteristics Narration, question-response,discussion method
10 Literature review The origins of Encomiast, its development, parts of Encomiast story, topics and characteristics of the Encomiast story. Narration, question-response,discussion method
11 Literature review Sources, development, structural characteristics and motifs of Encomiast stories. Narration, question-response,discussion method
12 Literature review Juggling Improvisation Narration, question-response,discussion method
13 Literature review Puppet Narration, question-response,discussion method
14 Literature review Village plays Narration, question-response,discussion method
15 Literature review Village plays Narration, question-response,discussion method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

And, M. (1974), Oyun ve Bügü, İstanbul: Türkiye İş Bankası.
And, M. (1977), Dünyada ve Bizde Gölge Oyunu, Ankara: Türkiye İş Bankası.
And, M. (1985), Geleneksel Türk Tiyatrosu, İstanbul: İnkılap Kitabevi.
Kudret, C. (2007) Orta Oyunu, İstanbul: Yapı Kredi Yayınları.
Nutku, Ö. (t.y.) Meddahlık ve Meddah Hikâyeleri, Ankara: Türkiye İş Bankası.
Huızinga, J. (2006), Homo Ludens, İstanbul: Ayrıntı Yay.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 40
Homework Assessment 1 10
Final Exam 1 50
TOTAL 3 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 5 65
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 10 10
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 10 10
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 31 0 129
Total Workload of the Course Unit 129
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0