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Projects in Theater

Course Number: TA 190B
Transcript Title: Projects in Theatre
Created: September 1, 2012
Updated: September 25, 2013
Total Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 0
Lecture / Lab Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 60
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: A-F (default), P-NP, audit

Course Description

Develop a study contract emphasizing self-directed research, on an individualized basis allowing for maximum flexibility. May be repeated. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes

The format for Projects in Theatre will necessarily be flexible and will reflect the arrangements made between the student and the instructor. In general, the course should provide the student with hands-on experience in stage work. Students will learn self-motivation and commitment to a task.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have satisfactorily accomplished the goals and objectives listed in this course content guide. Course content guides are developed by college wide faculty and approved by management.

1.0 CONTRACTS

Instructional Goal: The goal is to establish a mutually agreeable project with goals and deadlines.
1.1 Understand the necessity of a plan of action.
1.2 Be familiar with the timelines and commitments necessary in theatre.

2.0 MEETINGS

Instructional Goal: The goal is to meet requirements and verbally or in writing meet those interval deadlines.
2.1 Understand organization of a project.
2.2 Communicate successes and problems.
2.3 Facilitate and work together to solve problems.

3.0 EVALUATION

Instructional Goal: The goal is the use the evaluation process on a one-on-one basis to continue to improve the quality of the project.
3.1 Understand the necessity of and positive result of criticism.
3.2 Help develop new goals and responsibilities.
3.3 Understand the evaluation and reevaluation process.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

The student's grade will be based on the supervising instructor's evaluation on the student's fulfillment of the mutually agreed upon contract. The quality as well as quantity of that work will be the basis of the assigned grade. Each student will be required to make interval progress reports either written or oral to the supervising instructor. Evaluation in the form of a test, a report, a project or a viable alternative will be required of all participants.

Course Activities and Design

The course allows the instructor and the student to develop a study contract emphasizing self-directed projects. The contract will be on a totally individualized basis allowing for maximum flexibility in the type of study to be done. This course may also be used for off-campus theatre activities.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

The format for Projects in Theatre will necessarily be flexible and will reflect the arrangements made between the student and the instructor. In general, the course should provide the student with hands-on experience in stage work. Students will learn self-motivation and commitment to a task.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have satisfactorily accomplished the goals and objectives listed in this course content guide. Course content guides are developed by college wide faculty and approved by management.

1.0 CONTRACTS

Instructional Goal: The goal is to establish a mutually agreeable project with goals and deadlines.
1.1 Understand the necessity of a plan of action.
1.2 Be familiar with the timelines and commitments necessary in theatre.

2.0 MEETINGS

Instructional Goal: The goal is to meet requirements and verbally or in writing meet those interval deadlines.
2.1 Understand organization of a project.
2.2 Communicate successes and problems.
2.3 Facilitate and work together to solve problems.

3.0 EVALUATION

Instructional Goal: The goal is the use the evaluation process on a one-on-one basis to continue to improve the quality of the project.
3.1 Understand the necessity of and positive result of criticism.
3.2 Help develop new goals and responsibilities.
3.3 Understand the evaluation and reevaluation process.