PERF06037 2013 Culture Performance and Representation (20th Century 2)

General Details

Full Title
Culture Performance and Representation (20th Century 2)
Transcript Title
Cult Perf and Rep 20th C 2
N/A %
Subject Area
PERF - Performing Arts
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
06 - NFQ Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Rhona Trench
Programme Membership
SG_APERF_H08 201300 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Performing Arts SG_APERA_B07 201700 Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts (Acting) SG_APERT_B07 201700 Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts (Theatre Design)

This module introduces students to 20th century modern literature, including poetry, plays and novels. Writers include W.B. Yeats, T.S. Eliot, John Keats, Franz Kafka, Adrienne Rich, Derek Walcott, Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley, E.M. Forster and James Joyce for example. The practical aspect of this module requires students to carry out a facilitation workshop to participants, using drama techniques and methodologies and a variety of visual stimulation in order to enhance their practical and academic knowledge, as well as improving 2nd level students' learning.  



Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


demonstrate competent facilitation skills


plan, organise and carry out a facilitation workshop


enrich their practical and theoretical aspects of this module by drawing on previous learning experiences in Culture, Performance and Representation 20th century 1


develop resourcefulness and self-confidence as a facilitator


experience working as industrious independent learners as well as part of a collaboration


engage in defending, focusing and maintaining academic arguments from historical, cultural and theoretical contexts

Module Assessment Strategies

Facilitation workshop - 50%

Class contribution and logbook -25%

Term essay - 25%

Indicative Syllabus

20th century literature: Students should draw on the previous module 'Culture, Performance and Representation 20 Century 1' for historical and cultural contexts which might be used here to create meaning for the following.

Poetry: Poets might include W.B.Yeats, T.S. Elliot, John Keats, Adrienne Rich and Derek Walcott. 

Plays: One of the following plays might be chosen: Pery Shelley's Frankenstein

Novel: Novels might include Joyce's A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man, Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis and/or E.M. Forster's The Machine Stops.  

Facilitation techniques: Students must utilise their peers and the empty space in order to build a vision and develop plans that motivate a team to achieve their learning objectives in the context of a facilitation workshop environment. 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Group Project Plan, organise and carry out a facilitation workshop Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6
2 Individual Project Log book and class contribution Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 25 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6
3 Essay Term essay Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 25 % End of Term 3,6

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Tutorial Flat Classroom student-led 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Cameron, Esther, Facilitation Made Easy: Practical Tips to Improve Meetings and Workshops, 3rd edition (London: Kogan Page, 2005)

Hogan, Christine Frances, Practical Facilitation, A Toolkit of Techniques, (London: Kogan Page, 2003)

Macmonagle, Niall, Poetry Now: Ordninary Level, (Dublin: Celtic Press, 2010)

Forristal, Brian and Ramsell, Billy, This is Poetry 2010 Higher Level, (Forum Publications, 2010)

Murray, McDerrmott and Slattery, New Discovery 2010, Higher and Ordinary, (Dublin: Eductional Company, 2010)

Rainey, Robert, Modernism: An Anthology, (Blackwell Publishing, 2005)

Eliot, T.S., Complete Poems and Plays by T.S. Eilot, (London: Faber and Faber, 1969)

Yeats, W.B., The Poems, (London:Everyman, 1994)

Matz, Kesse, The Modern Novel, (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2004) 

Stevenson, Randell, Modernist Fiction: An Introduction, (Kentucky University, 2004)

McGrory, K, Yeats, Joyce, and Beckett: new light on three modern Irish writers, (Bucknell University Press, 1976)

Other Resources


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