Course Title Course Code Program Level
Drama in English Language Teaching ELTE009 English Language Teaching (Starting from 2018-2019 Academic Year) 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 - - - - 75 103 2 4

Teaching Staff Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Neslihan ÖZKAN
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives To understand the theoretical foundations of creative drama To ensure the development of self-expression through drama To ensure the development of self-expression of learners To help students notice their physical, mental, emotional and social skills and to ensure the development of these skills To ensure the performance of creative drama skills in language teaching
Course Content Drama is a course which is an area of a method, artistic education-aesthetic and creative drama with animation of general objectives. It is a course which provides theoretical and practical knowledge, focuses on the responsibilities of English teachers in using creative drama, highlights the effectiveness of students’ universal development which is cognitive, affective and psychomotor development, emphasizes the importance of the relation of games and drama and provides students knowledge and skill with the use of practical activities.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; LO1 – to know the essential techniques of improvisation, mime and role-playing with meaning and scope of creative drama LO2 – to have the ability of developing students’ awareness of their mental, emotional and social skills
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction Expectations of the course What is creative drama
2. Week Objectives of creative drama Benefits of creative drama Imagination and creativity
3. Week Recommendations for Success A. Teacher as a Drama Leader 1. Creating a drama environment
4. Week 2. Organizing and performing drama activities 3. Using special leader strategies
5. Week 4. Improvisation
6. Week 5. Imagination 6. Storytelling
7. Week B. Introducing Drama to Children 1. To increase the power of imagination with concrete stimulus 2. To increase the power of imagination with action 3. To increase the power of imagination with literature
8. Week 4. To develop sensory awareness – Listening 5. Different way of thinking – Open-ended questions 6. Auditory Discrimination and Pantomime 7. Developing sensory awareness – Pictures and games
9. Week C. Warming and End Use of unifying theme
10. Week 1. Imagination 2. Multi-sensory Examples
11. Week 3. Exploration of Space Dimensions 4. Using Audio
12. Week 5. Calming prior end 6. Receiving and examining feedback
13. Week Student Presentations
14. Week Student 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)