History of Jazz (ART222) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
History of Jazz ART222 Fall and Spring 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
None
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To inform the students about the development of music genre “jazz”.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Knowledge of all the types of this genre (jazz)
  • Knowledge of learning how to interact between the fields of music-history-sociology and politics together
Course Content The history of music before 1900`s; Blues and Ragtime music genres; the impacts of musical, social and cultural structures of jazz music in New Orleans before its emergence in the region; main jazz movements starting from the very first Dixieland music to Fusion jazz movement today.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Music in First Ages - first instruments
2 A brief history of music between 4000 BC-0
3 Jazz performance - Onur Aymergen
4 A brief history of Classical Music (Periods, artists, songs)
5 The foundation of American Continent and its history
6 Worksong ve Spirituals (1619-1865)
7 Gospel, Blues and Ragtime (1866-1916)
8 Jazz Hot (1917-1929)
9 Swing - the first Classical approach (1930-1939)
10 Bop - First Avant-garde (1940-1948)
11 Cool Era (1949-1953)
12 Hard-Bop (1954-1959)
13 Free Jazz (1960-1968)
14 Diffusion and Fusion (1968-1979)
15 Assessment and performance
16 Final Assessment

Sources

Other Sources 1. Bergerot, F. (2004). Tarih Boyunca Caz. Ankara: Dost Kitabevi Yayınları.
2. Ulanov, B. (1957). A History of Jazz in America. New York: Pyramid Books Edition.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 2 30
Presentation 1 20
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 19 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Reflecting Information into academic environment
2 Theoretical, scientific, artistic, historical background/structure
3 Social, environmental, sustainability principles
4 Legal framework
5 Institutional and ethical values
6 Capability to reflect theory into practice
7 Capability to make research and interpret the results
8 Capability to develop alternative solutions
9 Effective writing, drawing and presentation
10 Capability to perform independent and interdisciplinary works
11 Capable to criticize, produce counter thesis and synthesis
12 Life-long learning consciousness
13 Foreign Language Use capability
14 Capable to use information technologies
15 Respect for ethical values, laws, human rights, environmental and cultural heritage

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 5 2 10
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 10 10
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 2 8 16
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 16 16
Total Workload 100