Drama and Performance (ELIT336) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Drama and Performance ELIT336 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
None
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Brain Storming.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To analyze theatre in performance.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • understand the characteristics of British theatre from 1950s to 1980s with a historical, social and political context by the help of the plays selected.
  • know the differences between such concepts as drama, theatre, play and performance as well as Aristotelian dramatic theory and structure with its historical developments.
Course Content British theatre from 1950s to 1990s

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Drama, theatre, performance, Aristotelian dramatic structure, evolution of dramatic structure: A historical perspective The birth of realism and naturalism in British drama
2 Drama, theatre, performance, Aristotelian dramatic structure, evolution of dramatic structure: A historical perspective The birth of realism and naturalism in British theatre Realism and naturalism in British theatre
3 Realism and naturalism in British theatre Harold Pinter - The Dumb Waiter
4 Harold Pinter - The Dumb Waiter Harold Pinter - The Dumb Waiter
5 Harold Pinter - The Dumb Waiter Tom Stoppard - Rosencranz and Guildenstern are Dead
6 Tom Stoppard - Rosencranz and Guildenstern are Dead Tom Stoppard - Rosencranz and Guildenstern are Dead
7 Tom Stoppard - Rosencranz and Guildenstern are Dead Tom Stoppard - Rosencranz and Guildenstern are Dead
8 Tom Stoppard - Rosencranz and Guildenstern are Dead Midterm preparation
9 Midterm Edward Bond - Lear
10 Edward Bond - Lear Edward Bond - Lear
11 Edward Bond - Lear Caryl Churchill - Cloud Nine
12 Caryl Churchill - Cloud Nine Caryl Churchill - Cloud Nine
13 Caryl Churchill - Cloud Nine Caryl Churchill - Cloud Nine
14 Caryl Churchill - Cloud Nine Revision
15 Revision Preparation for the final exam
16 Final

Sources

Course Book 1. The Dumb Waiter-Harold Pinter
2. Tom Stoppard-Rosencranz and Guildenstern are Dead
3. Edward Bond-Lear
4. Caryl Churchill-Cloud Nine

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
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 To be able to use English language competently concerning four basic skills, namely listening, reading, speaking, and writing X
2 To have extensive theoretical knowledge about English literature. X
3 To gain knowledge about literary theories and to be able to apply these theories to various literary texts X
4 To acquire detailed knowledge about British culture in all its aspects X
5 To be able to compare and contrast English literature with other literatures through works from different periods and genres. X
6 To be able to compare and contrast British culture with other cultures X
7 To plan, organize, and conduct the activities related to the field X
8 To acquire the skills of creative, critical, and analytical thinking X
9 To gain knowledge about how to conduct an academic research and to use the acquired knowledge in accordance with the purpose of the research X
10 To acquire professional ethics and to use them in the process of research and production X
11 The ability to translate various kinds of texts from different disciplines both from English into Turkish and from Turkish into English X
12 To get prepared for professional life by developing a sense of responsibility through individual tasks and group projects X
13 To be able to understand and decipher various discourses involved in literature such as literary, philosophical, psychological, cultural, critical and theoretical discourses in English language X
14 To be able to understand and be a part of world culture X

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 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 1 10 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 25 25
Total Workload 131