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

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To acquire extensive theoretical and applied knowledge about the field of art and design.
2 To conduct academic research on the terms, notions, cases and issues related to the field; to identify, comprehend, design and apply them through proper/correct methods and techniques.
3 To transform the field knowledge into creative thinking skills.
4 To be able to plan and carry out projects, related to the field, in conceptual and production process both as an individual and as a member of a group. To evaluate and share the results with society.
5 To specify the field competencies and to develop a lifelong social responsibility and critical thinking ability.
6 To be able to use information technologies in the field effectively at the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level.
7 To have a good command of a foreign language at European Language Portfolio B1 Level and to be able to communicate with the colleagues and to follow the developments in the field.
8 To produce and carry out projects by using quantitative and qualitative data in the field and to share them with the professionals or non-professionals.
9 To be aware of national and international values in art and design and to acquire professional ethics.
10 To transform the abstract and concrete concepts into creative thoughts and authentic works.
11 To gain knowledge about culture and history of art and acquire an esthetical consciousness.
12 To acquire sufficient knowledge and develop an awareness of the universal justice, cultural, ethical and natural preservation, and occupational health and safety.

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