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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 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 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
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