Speech and Presentation Technique through Drama - RASK

Summary

Through the use of drama and acting techniques for voice and speech designed by actors, the student will discover an awareness of and improve the vocal apparatus and their body and the skills to use them in public speaking.
Learning activities are practical skills sessions in a rehearsal space, including physical and vocal exercises, reading plays, memorizing text, oral presentation. All activities will require the student to speak aloud in front of the group and to use body language to enhance oral communication.

Admission requirements

The special prerequisite for this course, besides basic eligibility for university studies, is fieldeligibility 6: Civics A and English B. Applicants are exempted from the Civics A requirement.

Selection:

credits 32% final grades 34% national university aptitude test 34%

Syllabus

Syllabus for students spring 2018

Course Code:
KB152E revision 1.1
Level of specialisation
G1N
Main fields of study:
No main fields
Language:
English
Date of establishment:
07 March 2013
Date of ratification:
07 March 2013
Decision-making body:
Faculty of Culture and Society
Enforcement date:
07 March 2013
Replaces Syllabus ratified:
07 March 2013

Course description

The aim of the course is to develop oral skills needed to succeed in using English at the university.

Entry requirements

The special prerequisite for this course, besides basic eligibility for university studies, is fieldeligibility 6: Civics A and English B. Applicants are exempted from the Civics A requirement.

Learning outcomes

After finishing the course, the student can:
• demonstrate awareness of the importance of articulation, volume and body language in public speaking
• speak with improved confidence, proficiency, and competence.
• give voice to their own thoughts, opinions, and knowledge
• give oral feedback on the thoughts and opinions of others
• participate confidently in group tasks and projects

Assessments

The forms of examination in the course are as follows, wich together will constitute the course grade:
• active participation in seminars and submission of a reflective journal
• an oral assignment
The right to re-examination A student who has failed an exam is given two more opportunities to be re-examined on the same course content. After this, a student also has the right to be examined on the same course content when the course is run the next time. Exams and re-exams take place as specified in the timetable for the course. It is the student’s responsibility to find out when and how exams and re-exams take place, and to sign up for re-exams when that is required.

Course content

Through the use of drama and acting techniques for voice and speech designed by actors, the student will discover an awareness of and improve the vocal apparatus and their body and the skills to use them in public speaking.

Learning activities

Practical skills sessions in a rehearsal space, including physical and vocal exercises, reading plays, memorizing text, oral presentation. All activities will require the student to speak aloud in front of the group and to use body language to enhance oral communication.

Grading system

Fail (U) or Pass (G).

Course literature and other teaching materials

Materials on Vioce and Speech as short one-asact plays will be introduced in the course from online source.

Course evaluation

The course is concluded with an individual course evaluation focusing on the goals of the course. A summary of the evaluation results is made available to the students on the university network/learning platform and is discussed in programme councils or similar forums connected to the course.

Contact

The education is provided by the Faculty of Culture and Society at the department Language and Linguistics.

Further information

Anders Kärrman, Student Services Assistant
Phone: 040-6657324

Application

15 January 2018 - 16 March 2018 Day-time 25% Malmö Schedule Application code: mah-83119

National application round

Tuition fees

for non-EU students only

First instalment: 6000 SEK
Full tuition Fee: 6000 SEK

Open for late application

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