Course Title Course Code Program Level
Drama in English Language Teaching ELTE009 English Language Teaching B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
28 - - - - 90 118 2 4

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Neslihan Özkan
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Elective
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives Understanding the theoretical basis of creative drama. Ensuring the development of self-expression through drama activities. Ensuring that learners develop their own self-expression. Helping learners become aware of their physical, mental, emotional and social skills and ensuring the development of these skills. Ensuring that learners can apply their creative drama skills in the classroom in language teaching.
Course Content Drama provides theoretical and practical information that creative drama is a course, a method and an art education-aesthetic field with animations (techniques such as improvisation and role playing) in accordance with its general purposes, emphasizes the responsibilities of the English teacher in using the creative drama method, and focuses on the mental, emotional and emotional development of students. It is a course that emphasizes the effectiveness of creative drama in the overall development of children and children, touches upon the importance of the relationship between play and drama, and provides students with knowledge and skills by performing practical studies.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The achievements of students who complete and succeed in this course are as follows; LO-1 To acquire the necessary knowledge about the meaning and scope of creative drama, improvisation, pantomime and role-playing techniques. LO-2 To have the ability, as a teacher, to develop the awareness of their students about their mental, emotional and social skills.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to the Course Expectations from the Course What is Creative Drama?
2. Week Goals of Creative Drama Benefits of Creative Drama Imagination and Creativity
3. Week Recommendations for Success A. Teacher as Drama Leader 1. Creating a Drama Environment
4. Week 2. Organizing and Conducting Drama Activities 3. Using Special Leader Strategies
5. Week 4. Improvisation
6. Week 5. Visualization 6. Storytelling
7. Week B. Introducing Children to Drama 1. Increasing Imagination Power with Concrete Stimuli 2. Increasing Imagination Power with Action 3. Increasing Imagination Power in Literature
8. Week 4. Developing Sensory Awareness - Listening 5. Thinking Differently - Open-ended Questions 6. Auditory Discrimination and Pantomime 7. Developing Sensory Awareness - Pictures and Games
9. Week Use of Warm-up and Ending Integrative Theme
10. Week 1. Imagery 2. Multisensory Examples
11. Week 4. Exploring Space Dimensions 5. Use of Sound
12. Week 6. Calming Down Before the End 7. Receiving and Examining Feedback
13. Week Presentations
14. Week Presentations
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Kelner, L. B. (1993). The Creative Classroom: A Guide for Using Creative Drama in the Classroom. Heinemann: Porstmouth, NH. Kotrell, J. (1987). Creative Drama in the Classroom. National Textbook Company.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)