World Music Cultures (ART226) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
World Music Cultures ART226 Fall and Spring 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
None
Course Language English
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 introduce the diversity of music cultures in the world on the principles of ethnomusicology. To explain local music in connection with the technological levels, economic conditions, cultural values and traditions of societies and the interaction in the formation process of local music.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Awareness of the interaction between music and local culture, to analyze the relationship of music with social, economic, technological and political facts, to learn the subjectivity of music types in different geographies, to know music types on geographical basis, to recognize musical instruments of different cultures, to be outside the framework of market music.
Course Content The characteristics of music in the major regions of the world and its handling in the context of geographical, cultural, religious, social, economic and political factors.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Music and Human, Music and Technology, the Function of Music in Society, the Positioning of World Music Cultures in Response to Western Music's Claim of 'Universality'
2 General Terms of Ethnomusicology and Its Principles, Organology
3 Music Culture in China
4 Japanese and Korean Music Cultures
5 Thai and Indian Music Cultures
6 Music culture of Turkish peoples (Central Asia, Siberia, Caucasus, Balkan, Iran, Iraq and Anatolia)
7 Midterm
8 Arabian and Jewish Music Cultures
9 Music Cultures of the Slavic Peoples (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Serbia, Poland, Czechia)
10 Spanish, Latin American and Caribbean Music Cultures
11 Music Cultures of Oceania (Australian and New Zealand indigenous peoples)
12 Sub-Saharan African Music Cultures
13 Western European and Balkan (Germany, UK, Italy, France, Hungary, Greece) Music Cultures
14 North American (Native American, Afro-American and American Folk) Music Cultures
15 General Evaluation of All Topics
16 Final Assessment

Sources

Other Sources 1. Haviland, A. W. (ed.). (2008). Kültürel Antropoloji. İstanbul: Kaknüs Yayınları.
2. Hood, M (ed.). (1980). Musics of Many Cultures. Berkeley: University of California Press.
3. Kaplan, A. (2005). Kültürel Müzikoloji. İstanbul: Bağlam Yayıncılık.
4. McLean, M. (2006) Pioneers of Ethnomusicology. Florida: Llumina Press.
5. Myers, H. (ed.). (1993). Ethnomusicology, Historical and Regional Studies. London: MacMillan Press.
6. Myers, H. (ed.). (1992). Ethnomusicology. London: MacMillan Press.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 2 15
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 19 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
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 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyse and interpret data.
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 An ability to communicate effectively.
8 The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
9 Mühendislik çözümlerinin küresel ve toplumsal boyutlarda etkisini anlamak için gereken kapsamlı eğitim.
10 A knowledge of contemporary issues.
11 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
12 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies.

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 4 4 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 2 8 16
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 100