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TALE AND FOLK STORY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
TDE417 TALE AND FOLK STORY 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 Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of this course is to teach students the concepts of tale and folk story, narrator, narration, narrative environments and functions of these works. At the end of the course, students will be able to distinguish these genres from other types of folk literature, compare them with other genres, and understand the transition period between Turkish genres.
Contents of the Course Unit: General characteristics of tales, their sources, their classification, their relation with other literary genres, characteristics of folk stories, their sources, their classification, their relation with other genres, examination of the sample tale and folk story texts.

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

Distinguish the types of tales and folk stories on texts.
Discover the functions of the parts of tale and folk story.
List the methods and techniques used in the examination of these works.
Distinguish the tale and folk story from other types of folk literature on sample texts.
Compare the tales and folk stories with each other and with similar examples in the world.
Based on folklore theories, formulate repetitive patterns in the sample texts of tales and folk stories.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Concept of Tale Terms used for Tale in Turkey and the World Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
2 Literature review Topics in tales, tale story tradition and sources of tales Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
3 Literature review Classification of tales, structural characteristics of fairy and types in tales Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
4 Literature review Introduction of certain tale type catalogs in the world and in Turkey Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
5 Literature review Relation of tale with other literary genres Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
6 Literature review Text Analysis Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
7 Literature review Text Analysis Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review Definition of story and folk story, folk story in Turkish literature Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
10 Literature review Form and content characteristics of folk stories, narrator, narrative and narrative environments Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
11 Literature review Sources of folk stories and their classification Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
12 Literature review Persons and motifs in folk stories Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
13 Literature review Examination methods of folk stories Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
14 Literature review Relation of folk story with other types of narration Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
15 Literature review Text Analysis Narration, Discussion, Question and Answer
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Aarne, A. (1910) Verzeichnis der Marchentypen mit Hilfe von Faschgenossen Ausgearbeitet, Helsinki.
Alptekin, A. B. (1997) Halk Hikâyelerinin Motif Yapısı, Akçağ.
Boratav, P. N. (1988) Halk Hikâyeleri ve Halk Hikâyeciliği, Adam Yayınları.
Propp, V. (1985) Masalın biçimbilimi, çev. Mehmet Rifat, Sema Rifat, İstanbul: Bilim Felsefe Sanat Yayınları.
Sakaoğlu, S. (2017) Masal Araştırmaları, Akçağ Yayınları.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
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
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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