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Course Code: 
THTR 141
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
0
Lab: 
4
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
6
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is for the students to gain basic voice and breathing techiques along with correct posture.
Course Content: 

Various excercises that are targeting awareness of one’s body, correct posture, and voice training.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Practrice 3: Discussion,
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Programme Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Relaxation, capacity-building and awareness-acquisition of the player. 8 1,2 A
Free format recovery ability of players’ voice. 8 1,2 A
The acquisition of the correct use of respiratory organs. 8 1,2 A

 

Course Flow

Week Topics Preliminary Work
1  

Introduction

Posture and awareness of one’s body
2 Diaphram and the support system in vocal training The correct breathing technique (Anatomy and practice)
3 The anatomy of the vocal chords and healthy phonation Information on anatomy
4 Breathing and Voice Connection  
5 The area of resonation and its features Exercises based on the vocal scale and resonance characteristics
6 Articulation in Vocal Training Explains how the articulator organs which enable sound formation are to be used in application.
7 Midterm Exam  
8 Rhythm exercises  
9 The impact of rhythm on breathing  
10 The impact of rhythm on voice  
11 Vocal and consonant exercises  
12 Notation and notation exercises  
13 Exercises on songs  
14 General Revision  
     

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook ÖMÜR, Mehmet, “Sesin Peşinde”, Pan Yayıncılık, İstanbul, 2001.
Additional Resources KARTAL, Mustafa, “Nefes Teknikleri”, Sistem Yayıncılık, İstanbul, 2012.

 

Material Sharing

Documents Various videos and articles on the structure of vocal chords and the anatomy of the diaphragm. Various technical exercises related to breathing and the use of voice using a tennis ball
Assignments Breathing Exercises
Exams Midterm and Final

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-term 1 30
Quiz 1 30
Assignment 1 40
Total   100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE   40
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE   60
Total   100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY Basic Professional Courses

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No Programme Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The ability of interacting of the human kind with social, economic, political and especially the cultural heritage          
2 The ability of recognizing historical heritage and experience in the field of drama and acting,and approaching, interpreting and using critically this heritage and experience          
3 The ability of creating creative idea, project,show, performance etc.in the field of drama and acting.          
4 The ability of examining social relationships and the norms that are leading the serelationships with a critical approach and improving such suggestions as human and society-centered, cultural sensitive project, show, performance etc.          
5 The ability of defining the process of artistic creation in the field of drama and acting, describing this process orally or written in detail          
6 The ability of using absorbed knowledge and skills in the period of implementation in interdisciplinary works   *      
7 The ability of interpreting the material handled by relating between the acquired knowledge and experiences     *    
8 The ability of having absolute sovereignty of his instruments as the voice and body in the field of acting         *
9 The ability of seeing, defining the relationship between his way of thinking, spiritual World and society’s way of thinking and perception, and imroving the expression of his intrument by making use of these     *    
10 The ability of transferring the designs /projects by using principles and developments of the contemporary acting and drama in the field of drama and acting to the performance of acting.   *      

 

ECTS

Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 14x Total course hours) 14 4 56
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 6 84
Homeworks 10 2 20
Presentation 6 2 12
Midterm 1 4 4
Final Exam 1 4 4
Total Work Load     180
Total Work Load / 30 (h)     6