Course Title Course Code Program Level
Drama in Education MBS007 Psychological Counseling and Guidance (2018-2019 Academic Year and After) 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. Aslı Uysal Çifçi
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives With this course, students will gain the basic knowledge and skills about the basic concepts of creative drama, the stages of drama, its basic components, different techniques, history and theoretical dimension. It is aimed to develop creativity, problem solving, cooperation, empathy and communication skills. This course provides opportunities for students to recognize their individual characteristics, distinguish individual differences, recognize group members, communicate and interact with the group, and prepare and implement a creative drama plan.
Course Content This course includes the basic concepts of drama and creative drama ( creativity, creative drama, play and theater pedagogy, communication interaction, role playing, improvisation, etc.); perception and sense studies, stages, dimensions and elements of creative drama; role playing and improvisation; history of creative drama; relationship between creative dram a and literary genres, creative drama and music, sculpture, photography and painting, social events and creative drama; drama in education; resources that can be used in drama in education; preparation and implementation of creative drama lesson plan. It w ill introduce the topics of the contribution of drama to individual and social development.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings: 1. To r ecognize individual characteristics within the group and distinguishes differences. 2. To c omprehend the basic concepts and elem ents of creative drama. 3. To tell the stages of creative drama. 4. To explain the historical development of creative drama. 5. To know the concepts of role playing and improvisation. 6. To interpret the relationship between the theoretical dimension of creative drama and workshops. 7. To interpret the relationship between creative drama and literary genres ( poem, fairy tale). 8. To comprehend the relationships between creative drama and social events/problems. 9. To comprehend the importance of creative drama in educati on. 10. To prepare a creative drama plan. 11. To apply a creative drama plan.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction, Course Introduction
2. Week Interpersonal and Intergroup Communication and Interaction Studies
3. Week Sensory Studies, Trust and Harmony Exercises
4. Week Basic Concepts in Creative Drama and History of Creative Drama
5. Week Dimensions, Stages, Components/Elements of Creative Drama (Theoretical Study)
6. Week Techniques in Creative Drama (Role Playing and Improvisation, etc.)
7. Week Relationships Between Creative Drama and Literary Genres ( Poetry and Fairy Tale)
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Painting, Photography, Music, Sculpture etc. and Creative Drama
10. Week Relationships Between Creative Drama and Social Problems Mass Media
11. Week Preparing a Creative Drama Plan
12. Week Applying a Creative Drama Plan
13. Week Applying a Creative Drama Plan
14. Week Evaluation of Creative Drama Education Program Self Assessment of the Curriculum and Individual Characteristics
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%) 20
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 50
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References • Adıgüzel, Ö. (2013). Eğitimde Yaratıcı Drama. Ankara: Pegem Akademi. Adıgüzel, Ö. (Ed.) (2002). • Eğitimde Yeni Bir Yöntem ve Disiplin: Yaratıcı Drama. Yaratıcı Drama: Yazılar (158-179). Ankara: Natürel Yayıncılık. • Çağdaş Drama Derneği Uluslararası Yaratıcı Drama (Hakemli) Dergileri (1-11). • San, İ. (2002). Eğitim ve Öğretimde Yaşayarak Öğrenme Yöntemi ve Estetik bir Süreç Olarak Yaratıcı Drama. Ö. Adıgüzel (Ed.). Yaratıcı Drama: Yazılar (70-80). Ankara: Natürel Yayıncılık. • San İ. (2002). Sanatta Yaratıcılık, Oyun, Drama. Ö. Adıgüzel (Ed.). Yaratıcı Drama: Yazılar (128-155). Ankara: Natürel Yayıncılık
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)