Information Package / Course Catalogue
Drama in Education I
Course Code: EPÖ515
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

At the end of this course, in primary education, based on the appropriate content units to be selected by students, they will be able to prepare instruction design on the basis of drama and can make practise.

Course Content

Discussion of relationship between drama in education and learning-teaching. Discussion of relationship between drama in education and primary school programs. Basic techniques used for drama in education. Improvisation as a form of art and a technique in education

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Semantic knowledge about basic concepts of drama in education
2.To be able to comprehend the history of the concept of drama in education in the world countries
3.To be able to comprehend the history of the concept of drama in education in Turkey
4.To be able to comprehend the definition and usage principles of Mantle of the Expert Approach
5.To be able to explain the definition and basic principles of process drama
6.To be able to explain the relationship of drama in education and teaching and learning
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Şener, S. (1993). Oyundan Düşünceye, Gündoğan Yayınları, Ankara
2.McCaslin, N. (1999). Creative Drama and Beyond, Longman
3.Editör, Ali Öztürk. (2003). Çocukta Yaratıcılık ve Drama, Açıköğretim Fakültesi Okul Öncesi Öğretmenliği Lisans Programı, Anadolu Üniversitesi, Eskişehir
4.Bowell, P., Heap, B. S. (2001). Planning Process Drama, David Fulton publishers, London
5.Somers, J. (1994). Drama in The Curriculum, Cassel Educational limited
6.Egri, L. (1996). Piyes Yazma Sanatı, Papirüs Yayınları, Ankara
7.Nutku, Ö. (2001). Dram Sanatı: Tiyatroya Giriş, Kabalcı Yayınevi, İstanbul
8.Altınay, D. (1999). Psikodrama Grup Terapisi 300 Isınma Oyunu, Sistem Yayıncılık, İstanbul
9.Wagner, B. J. (1999). Dorothy Heathcote-Drama as a Learning Medium, Calendar Island Publishers
10.Bloomfield, A., Childs, J. (2000), Teaching Integrated Arts in the Primary School, David Fulton publishers, London
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Starting lesson: General principles of the lesson and its importance,announcement of the resources recommended, making students aware of aim,content,process and evaluation, explaining the roles of students and conductor.
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Bowell, P., Heap, B. S. (2001). Planning Process Drama, David Fulton publishers, London.
Week 2 - Theoretical
Root of drama art and concept of drama in education. short history of drama in education in Turkey and in the World.
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Somers, J. (1994). Drama in The Curriculum, Cassel Educational limited.
Week 3 - Theoretical
Dorothy Heathcote and Mantle of the Expert. Examples for curriculum and instruction
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Wagner, B. J. (1999). Dorothy Heathcote-Drama as a Learning Medium, Calendar Island Publishers.
Week 4 - Theoretical
Definition of the concept “process drama” and principles of practice
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Nutku, Ö. (2001). Dram Sanatı: Tiyatroya Giriş, Kabalcı Yayınevi, İstanbul.
Week 5 - Theoretical
Relationship between drama in education and learning-teaching
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Nutku, Ö. (2001). Dram Sanatı: Tiyatroya Giriş, Kabalcı Yayınevi, İstanbul.
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Somers, J. (1994). Drama in The Curriculum, Cassel Educational limited.
Week 7 - Theoretical
Basic techniques of drama in education
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Somers, J. (1994). Drama in The Curriculum, Cassel Educational limited.
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Improvisation as a form of art and a technique for drama in education
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Altınay, D. (1999). Psikodrama Grup Terapisi 300 Isınma Oyunu, Sistem Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
Week 10 - Theoretical
Puppet and Mask: as a form of art , puppet and mask usage in drama through education.
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Altınay, D. (1999). Psikodrama Grup Terapisi 300 Isınma Oyunu, Sistem Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
Week 11 - Theoretical
Usage of stories,legends and poems in drama: examples of literary scripts.
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Somers, J. (1994). Drama in The Curriculum, Cassel Educational limited.
Week 12 - Theoretical
Configuration of a drama lesson: looking through sample lesson plans
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Bloomfield, A., Childs, J. (2000), Teaching Integrated Arts in the Primary School, David Fulton publishers, London.
Week 13 - Theoretical
A sample design in education drama lesson
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Bloomfield, A., Childs, J. (2000), Teaching Integrated Arts in the Primary School, David Fulton publishers, London.
Week 14 - Theoretical
Investigation of indigenous studies in Drama
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Şener, S. (1993). Oyundan Düşünceye, Gündoğan Yayınları, Ankara.
Week 15 - Theoretical
General assessment and repetation
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%20
Final Examination1%60
Assignment8%20
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141356
Assignment42320
Reading82232
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination110111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)130
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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2
5
5
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5
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4
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4
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4
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5
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5
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4
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