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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. KAMİL KAYA
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. NEZİRE GAMZE ILICAK

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
Students define the concepts they learned and match them with their corresponding phenomena in the social world.
2
Students interpret concepts and theories taking into account their historical-cultural contexts.
3
Students compare sociological theories with reference to social problems.
4
Students distinguish the significance of ecological, social and economical sustainability for world’s future.
5
Students develop their knowledge on sustainability by the use of information and communication technologies.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students evaluate qualitative and quantitative data of sociological research studies.
2
Students analyse the complicated interactions between the social, cultural, political, economical and demographical phenomena of the global world.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students design a research by their acquired knowledge and experience.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research field study considering the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values.
2
Students efficiently apply the most suitable information and communication technologies in their studies.
3
Students use their knowledge on ecological, social and economical sustainability in all aspects of their lives.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research on problems which reflect on their fields in the global world undergoing rapid and profound change.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.
2
Students develop their knowledge and skills within the frame of scientific, technological and current developments via adopting the principle of lifelong learning.
3
Students act ethically impartial in their research studies.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students apply the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values with reference to sustainability throughout their studies in their careers.

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