Department of PSYCHOLOGY

Syllabus for
Bachelor of Arts (Theatre Studies, English and Psychology)
Academic Year  (2021)

 
1 Semester - 2021 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
AEN121 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
ENG123 PHONETICS AND COMMUNICATION Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
EST131 BRITISH LITERATURE: ANGLO SAXON TO EARLY VICTORIAN Core Courses 5 4 100
FRN121 FRENCH Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
HIN121 HINDI Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
KAN121 KANNADA Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 03 100
PSY131 BASIC PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES - I Core Courses 5 5 100
SAN121 SANSKRIT Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
TAM121 TAMIL Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
TES131 INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE Core Courses 3 3 100
TES151 INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE Core Courses 5 2 100
2 Semester - 2021 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
AEN221 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH - 3 3 100
ENG223 WRITING SKILLS - 3 3 100
EST231 BRITISH LITERATURE: LATE VICTORIAN TO THE PRESENT - 5 4 100
FRN221 FRENCH - 3 3 100
HIN221 HINDI - 3 3 100
KAN221 KANNADA - 3 03 100
PSY231 BASIC PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES - II - 5 5 100
SAN221 SANSKRIT - 3 3 100
TAM221 TAMIL - 3 3 100
TES231 SCHOOLS AND STYLES OF ACTING - 3 3 100
TES251 SCHOOLS AND STYLES OF ACTING - 5 2 100
3 Semester - 2020 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
AEN321 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
ENG323 CREATIVE WRITING Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
EST331 AMERICAN LITERATURES Core Courses 5 4 100
FRN321 FRENCH Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
HIN321 HINDI Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
KAN321 KANNADA Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 03 100
PSY332 SOCIO CULTURAL FOUNDATIONS OF BEHAVIOUR Core Courses 5 5 100
PSY352 PERSONAL GROWTH Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 2 2 50
SAN321 SANSKRIT Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
TAM321 TAMIL Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 3 3 100
TES331 DIRECTION Core Courses 3 3 100
TES351 DIRECTION Core Courses 5 2 100
TES352 PRACTICUM-I: ANNUAL PRODUCTION Core Courses 5 2 100
TES381 INTERNSHIP Core Courses 6 2 100
4 Semester - 2020 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
AEN421 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH - 3 3 100
ENG423 WRITING FOR MEDIA - 3 3 100
EST431 INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY THEORY - 5 4 100
FRN421 FRENCH - 3 3 100
HIN421 HINDI - 3 3 100
KAN421 KANNADA - 3 03 100
PSY432 LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT - 5 5 100
PSY452 PSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS AND EXPERIMENTS - 2 2 50
SAN421 SANSKRIT - 3 3 100
TAM421 TAMIL - 3 3 100
TES431 SCRIPT WRITING - 3 3 100
TES451 CLASS PRODUCTION - 3 2 100
TES471 MUSIC AND DANCE - 4 4 100
5 Semester - 2019 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
EST531 POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURES Core Courses 4 04 100
EST532 INDIAN LITERATURES: THEMES AND CONCERNS Core Courses 5 4 100
PSY531 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Core Courses 4 4 100
PSY532 THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS-I Core Courses 4 4 100
PSY551 PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH METHODS AND ASSESSMENT-I Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 2 2 50
TES531 STAGE / PRODUCTION PROCESS Core Courses 2 2 100
TES532 INTRODUCTION TO PERFORMANCE STUDIES Core Courses 4 4 100
TES551 STAGE / PRODUCTION PROCESS Core Courses 5 2 100
TES552 PRACTICUM-II - ANNUAL PRODUCTION Core Courses 5 2 100
TES581 INTERNSHIP Core Courses 6 2 100
6 Semester - 2019 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
EST631 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD LITERATURES - 5 4 100
EST641A CULTURAL STUDIES - 4 04 100
EST641B INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING - 4 04 100
EST641C INTRODUCTION TO SHORT STORY - 4 04 100
EST641D INTRODUCTION TO FILM STUDIES - 4 04 100
EST641E ECOLOGICAL DISCOURSES AND PRACTICES - 4 4 100
EST641F REVISITING INDIAN EPICS - 4 4 100
PSY631 POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY - 4 4 100
PSY633 THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS - II - 4 4 100
PSY651 PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH METHODS AND ASSESSMENT-II - 2 2 50
TES631 APPLIED THEATRE - 3 3 100
TES632 SPECIALISATION IN ACTING - 3 3 100
TES633 SPECIALISATION IN DIRECTING - 3 3 100
TES651 SPECIALISATION IN ACTING - 5 2 2
TES652 SPECIALISATION IN DIRECTING - 5 2 100
      

    

Department Overview:

Being a part of theatre is being closer to God: gaining the ability to create life on the stage, control human emotions, make them think, laugh, cry when you want. A thespian can raise relevant problems or simply help the audience relax after hectic day by simply watching their production. One can get all of this power, but it comes along with the huge responsibility of being a professional. Excellence and humility are our most highly regarded values. Our department aims to guide students through the creative process and help to look at the world from a very different perspective: that of a true artist.

Mission Statement:

Working toward a globalised society sharing life's stage in harmony through professional attitude, excellence and service.

Introduction to Program:

This exceptional combination of Theatre, English and Psychology was carefully developed for the benefit of students foremost in mind. All the three disciplines complement each other and give unique possibilities for career paths. No matter which of these disciplines is your main interest, the other two intertwine to greatly help the major one. If it's psychology, art is one of the most powerful cures that could be implemented for drama therapy. Focusing on English, the ability is not to simply read a piece of literature but to understand the psychology of characters and feel their emotions. This is a great and rare skill that can be obtained throughout this course. To have theatre as your priority and to work on roles as an actor; psychology is the key to understand the character's way of thinking, along with English for better play analysis.

Program Objective:

Programme Specific Objectives PO1. Academic expertise: ? Explore, create and experience western theatre through academic and praxis to develop a holistic theatre professional. ? To give an overview of literature from aesthetic, linguistic, socio-political and cultural contexts. ? Familiarize students with the discipline of psychology, give them the necessary exposure to develop interest in these disciplines. PO2.Critical Thinking: ? Using plays as a resource material about the time, space, weight and flow of people. ? Understanding the mentality of human archetypes using exercises specific to theatre. PO3.Effective Communication: ? Increase kinaesthetic discipline using accurate posture, delivery and stage presence. ? Use psychology to formulate thoughts in a meaningful yet attention-drawing fashion. ? Making oneself truly humble, knowledgeable and easy to approach by prompting and accepting feedback from the audience. PO4. Social Interaction: ? Aiming to create effective group leaders through a conservatoire method with an ensemble focus. ? Equip students with the skills and competence to apply psychological principles in a range of environments to increase individual and collective wellbeing. PO5.Effective Citizenship: ? Help students understand the fundamental processes underlying human behaviour, development and change from biological and psychosocial perspectives. ? Exposing students to the histories of different civilisations through plays, enabling them to learn fro

Assesment Pattern

 

Practical

 

Task

Marks Allocated

Weighting Adjustment

CIA

No CIA I, II & III

   

ESE

End of semester Practical Examination: Performance

100 Marks

No Adjustment

Theory

 

Task

Marks Allocated

Weighting Adjustment

CIA I & III

Relevant Tasks Demonstrating Learning

20 Marks (each)

 

CIA II

Centralised Mid-semester Examination

50 Marks

 

 

Total CIA

90 Marks

Reduced: 45 Marks

 

Attendance

 

5 Marks

ESE

Centralised End-of-semester Examination

50 Marks

 

 

Total Mark

 

100 Marks

Examination And Assesments

CIA

ESE

AEN121 - ADDITIONAL ENGLISH (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The Additional English course is offered as a second language course and seeks to introduce the students to the nuances of English literature in its varied forms and genres. The students who choose Additional English are generally proficient in the English language. Hence, instead of focusing on introducing them to language, challenging texts in terms of ideas, form, and technique are chosen. Additional English as a course is designed for students in place of a regional language. Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), foreign nationals and students who have not taken Hindi, Kannada, Tamil or French at the Plus 2 or Class XII levels are eligible to choose Additional English. The course is taught for students from different streams, namely, BA, BSc, BCom, and BBA in the first year and for BA, BSc and BCom (Regular) in the second year.

The first year syllabus is an attempt by the Department of English, Christ University to recognize and bring together the polyphonic Indian and Indian sub-continental voices in English in English translation for the Additional English students of the first year. This effort aims to familiarize the students with regional literatures in translation, Indian Writing in English (IWE) and literatures from Pakistan, Nepal and Srilanka, thereby, enabling the students to learn more about Indian culture and ethos through writings from different regions of the country. We have tried to represent in some way or the other the corners of India and the Indian sub-continent in this microcosmic world of short stories, poems and essays

 

There is a prescribed text bookfor the first year students, compiled by the Department of English, Christ University and intended for private circulation.

The first semester has a variety of writing from India, Pakistan and Nepal. The various essays, short stories and poems deal with various socio-economic, cultural and political issues that are relevant to modern day India and the Indian sub-continent and will enable students to comprehend issues of identity-politics, caste, religion, class, and gender. All of the selections either in the manner of their writing, the themes they deal with or the ideologies that govern them are contemporary in relevance and sensibility, whether written by contemporary writers or earlier writers. An important addition to this syllabus is the preponderance of North-Eastern writing which was hitherto not well represented. Excerpts from interviews, autobiographical writings, sports and city narratives are added to this section to introduce students to the varied genres of literature.

The objectives of this course are

to expose students to the rich literary and cultural diversity of  Indian literatures

to sensitise students on the social, political, historical and cultural ethos that has shaped the nation- INDIA

to enable to grasp and appreciate the variety and abundance of Indian writing, of which this compilation is just a passing glance

to learn and appreciate India through association of ideas in the texts and the external contexts (BhashaUtsav will be an intrinsic help in this endeavour)

  

 

Learning Outcome

Learning Outcome

 

The students will become

sensitive to cultural, social, religious and ethnic diversities and help them engage with their peers and all around them in a more understanding and ‘educated’ manner.

 

it will also enable them through the activities conducted to become more proactive citizens/participants in society.

 

aware of the dynamics of gender, identity, communalism and politics of this vast nation through its literature.

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Poetry
 

1.      Keki N Daruwala     “Migrations”

 

2.      Kamala Das            “Forest Fire”

 

3.      Agha Shahid Ali      “Snow on the Desert”

 

4.      Eunice D Souza       “Marriages are Made”

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:15
Short Stories
 

1.      Rabindranath Tagore    “Babus of Nayanjore”

 

2.      Ruskin Bond  “He said it with Arsenic”

 

3.      Bhisham Sahni       “The Boss Came to Dinner”

 

4.      N. Kunjamohan Singh    “The Taste of Hilsa”

 

5.      Mohan Thakuri                “Post Script”

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:20
Essays
 

1.      Mahatma Gandhi       “What is True Civilization?” (Excerpts from Hind Swaraj)

 

2.      Ela Bhatt                    “Organising for Change”

 

3.      Sitakant Mahapatra     “Beyond the Ego: New Values for a Global Neighborhood

 

4.      B R Ambedkar             “Waiting for A Visa”

 

Text Books And Reference Books:

Contemporary knowledge of the soci-political situation in the sub-continent

The text book copy "Reading Diversity"

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

On-line resources to appreciate the text through the Comprehension Questions

Evaluation Pattern

CIA 1:  Classroom assignment for 20 marks keeping in mind the objectives and learning outcomes of the course.

CIA 2: Mid-semester written exam for 50 marks

CIA 3: Collage, tableaus, skits, talk shows, documentaries, Quizzes or any proactive            creative assignments that might help students engage with India as a cultural space. This is to be done keeping in mind the objectives and learning outcomes of the course.

Question Paper Pattern

Mid Semester Exam: 2 hrs

Section A: 4x5= 20

Section B: 2x15=30

Total                  50

 

End Semester Exam: 2 hrs

Section A: 4 x 5 = 20

Section B: 2 x 15= 30

Total                   50

ENG123 - PHONETICS AND COMMUNICATION (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The ‘English Phonetics and Communication’ course focuses on the important knowledge and skill area of the pronunciation of English sounds and speech for the students of Theatre and Music. It also focuses on platform speeches to enable to support the platform roles which are integral to the programme involving theatre

Learning Outcome

By the end of the course the learner should be able to:

      Ability to understand the nature of British Standard English Pronunciation with regard to sounds, stress and intonation and use the understanding in everyday and formal spoken communication in English

      Ability to use the understanding of pronunciation in theatre speeches and singing

      Ability to transcribe words from RP to IPA

      Ability to learn the pronunciation of English words using Daniel Jones English Pronouncing Dictionary

      Inquisitiveness appreciation for  towards languages in general

      Understanding of the requirements for various intellectual assemblies and platform speeches and ability to write platform speeches.

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:20
Phonemes and words
 

                                                                          Hours: 20

1.     Transcription and Pronunciation

a.   Spelling and Pronunciation

b.   Transcription

c.    English Consonants and Vowels

d.    The Place and Manner Articulation

        2.      How to use the Daniel Jones

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:15
Stress and Rhythm
 

1.    The Syllable

a. Morphemes

b. Assimilation and Elision

      2.  Word Accent

      3.  Intonation

      4. Tag

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:5
Language and Society
 
  1. Mother tongue influence on English in India
  2. British and American English, Language and Power
  3. English and Social Mobility in India

 

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:5
Public Speaking-Platform Roles
 
  1. Public Speaking – The four stages, flourishes (use of anecdotes, humour, proverbs, quotes etc)
  2. Types of Speeches(Lecture Series)

a.     Inaugural, Valedictory, Welcome, Vote of Thanks, Chief Guest’s Speech, Presidential Remarks, Felicitation Speech, Keynote Address, Convocation Address, Panel Discussion.; Platform Speeches: President, Master of Ceremony, Moderator, Compere, Commentator, Announcer, Anchor Person, Panel Interview. Platform Roles: Protocols and conventions of stage programmes.

b.     Intellectual Assemblies: Intellectual assemblies and artists’ assemblies.

c.     Conference, Seminar; Symposia, Panel Discussion, Workshop, Training, Convention, Rally

Text Books And Reference Books:

Material would be provided by the course instructor

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Will be provided by course instructor

Evaluation Pattern

CIA 1: Transcription-20 Marks

CIA 2: Pronunciation of words: 50 Marks

CIA 3: Stress Marking: 20 Marks

 ESE: exam

 

Assessment pattern:

 

Attendance

 

CIA (Weight)

ESE (Weight)

10%

40%

50 %

EST131 - BRITISH LITERATURE: ANGLO SAXON TO EARLY VICTORIAN (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:75
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description:

This course will serve as an introductory course for British Literature. The course will locate the texts in their respective socio-political and historical contexts. The selection aims to introduce different genres of British literature.

 

Course Objectives

 

  • To introduce  students to the socio-political, religious, cultural, and linguistic aspects of the UK through English literary texts
  • To help students understand texts as products of a historical, political and cultural processes
  • To enable students to identify different forms, genres and subgenres in literature
  • To sensitize students to human values through an exposure to socio-historical concerns of subjectivity, identity, community and nationhood.
  • To sharpen critical appreciation and analytical writing skills through an introduction to models of literary criticism

Learning Outcome

Awareness of the production, dissemination and reception of literary material in England across different eras and the contemporary debates and trends they stimulate and cognizance of classical forms, genres and styles of literature

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:5
The Anglo-Saxon Period and The Medieval Period
 

Emergence of English language, History of England from 42 BC to Norman Conquest- salient features

 Impact of Norman rule on English social structure, English language in the medieval period,mystery, morality plays and miracle plays, feudalism 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:20
The Renaissance Period and after
 

Protestantism, Bible translation, religious literature, humanism, English Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo Styles

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:25
Reformation, Restoration and after
 

Metaphysical Poetry, Epic conventions, Mock epic, Puritanism, Restoration, Rise of the novel, the English novel in the eighteenth century, Gunpowder plot, Oliver Cromwell,

 

Dissolving the parliament, Periodical essays, empiricism, Influence of French culture through restoration, the enlightenment 

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:25
Romantic and early Victorian Age
 

Romanticism, notion of literary creation and poets, closet drama, the French Revolution, Victorian morality, industrial revolution, utilitarianism, rise of nation-states, impact of colonialism on England, emergence of universal education in England 

Text Books And Reference Books:

Chaucer: The Prioress from Prologue to The Canterbury Tales

William Shakespeare:          

Sonnet 116

‘O that this too solid flesh would melt” Soliloquy by Hamlet in Hamlet Act 1 Scene 2

‘To Be or Not To Be’ Soliloquy by Hamlet in Hamlet Act 3 Scene 1

 

Francis Bacon: “Of Truth”

John Donne: “Canonization”

 

John Milton: Excerpt from Satan’s speech in Book 1, Paradise Lost

John Dryden:  First three stanzas of “Mac Flecknoe”

Alexander Pope: Belinda’s Boudoir from The Rape of the Lock

Addison and Steele: “Character of Will Wimble”

Oliver Goldsmith: “Beau Tibbs”

 

Oliver Goldsmith: She Stoops to Conquer / Christopher Marlowe: Dr. Faustus 

William Wordsworth: “Lines Written in Early Spring”

S.T. Coleridge: “Christabel”

Shelley: “Ode to the Westwind”

Keats: “La Belle Dame Sans Merci”

Charles Lamb: “Dream Children”

Mary Shelley: Frankenstein

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Abrams, M.H. A Glossary of Literary Terms. 8th Ed. New York: Wardworth, 2005. Print.

Ferguson, Margaret, Mary Jo Salter and Jon Stallworthy. Eds. The Norton Anthology of Poetry. 4th Ed. New York: WW Norton, 1996. Print

Gordden, Malcom, and Michael Lapidge. The Cambridge Companion to Old English Literature. Rpt Cambridge: CUP, 2006. Print.

Gupta, Ambika Sen. Selected College Poems. Rpt. Hyderabad: Orient Longman,   1999.

Herman, Daniel. The Cambridge Companion to Narrative. Cambridge: CUP, 2007. Print.

John, Eileen, and Dominic McIver Lopes. Philosophy of Literature: Contemporary and Classic Readings. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. Print

Maxwell, Richard, and Katie Trumpener. The Cambridge Companion to Fiction in the Romantic Period. Cambridge: CUP, 2008. Print

Sampson, George.The Concise Cambridge History of English Literature, 3rd Ed. Cambridge: CUP, 2005. Print

Ramarao, Vimala. Ed.Explorations. Vol I. Bangalore: Prasaranga, Bangalore University, 2004. Print

 

Shingle, Michael. Daniel Defoe Robinson Crusoe. New York: WW Norton, 1994. Print

Evaluation Pattern

CIA I

  1. group presentations on topics relevant to British literature/Art and literary movements
  2. an exhibition/display based on different eras, movements and literary and non-literary genres

 

CIA III will be a moddle test on the Novel

 

These are suggested examples of CIAs. However, during the course of teaching, there could be other suggestions, and CIAs could be slightly modified based on class dynamics and calibre of students.

 

Selected Texts chosen to be taught may be revised / used as extended reading which may be tested in CIA 1, 2 or 3. Example : only 1 soliloquy may be taught.

 

Mid Semester Examination CIA II: 2 Hours

 

Section A: Short Notes – 5x3 marks= 15 (5 questions out of 7)

Section B: Essay Questions – 2x10 marks = 20 (2 questions out of 3)

Section C: Long Essay Questions – 1x15 marks = 15 (1 question out of 2)

 

Total: 50 Marks

 

End Semester Examination: 3 Hours

 

Section A: Short Notes – 10x3 marks = 30 (10 questions out of 12)

Section B: Essay Questions – 4x10 marks = 40 (4 questions out of 6)

Section C: Long Essay Questions – 2x15 marks = 30 (2 questions out of 4)

 

 

Total: 100 Marks

FRN121 - FRENCH (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

French as a second language in the UG program. The method Génération A1 consists of a student's book and an activity book, both included in the digital manual. It consists of 6 units preceded by an initial section of 'Welcome'. The structure of each unit marks a real learning journey.

 

Course Objectives

·       To develop linguistic competencies and sharpen oral and written communicative skills

·       To familiarize learners to certain aspects of francophone civilization.

·       To enable learners to engage in simple everyday situations

Learning Outcome

Enhancement of linguistic competencies and sharpening of written and oral communicative skills. Being aware of francophone civilization. Ability to engage in simple conversations in French.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
I discover
 

Lesson 1: Good Morning, how are you?

 Lexicon – Countries and nationalities, domestic animals, days of the week

 Grammar -Subject pronouns, verbs ‘to be’ and ‘to have’, definite and indefinite articles

 Speech acts – Greeting, asking how one is

 

Lesson 2: Hello, my name is Agnes.

Lexicon – Months of the year, numbers 0-69, the family

Grammar – Formation of the feminine / plural, possessive adjectives

Speech acts -Introducing oneself and others, asking and saying dates

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:5
Les fables de la Fontaine
 

La cigale et la fourmis (The grasshopper and the ant)

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Culture: Physical and Political France
 

 

Lesson 1: Who is it?

Lexicon - Professions

Grammar – Formation of the feminine, interrogative /negative phrases, it is

Speech acts – Asking and answering politely

   
 

Lesson 2: In my bag, I have......

Lexicon – Some objects, identity card

Grammar – First group verbs, verbs ‘to go’ and ‘to come’

Speech acts – Asking personal information

 

 

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:5
Les fables de la Fontaine
 

Le renard et le corbeau (The fox and the crow)

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:10
Video Workshop: How cute he is!
 

 

Lesson 1: How is he?

Lexicon – The physical aspect, character

Grammar – The formation of the feminine, contracted articles, tonique pronouns, there

                    is/are, interrogative adverbs

Speech acts – Describing the physical aspects and the character

   
 

Lesson 2: Hello?

Lexicon – Prepositions of place, numbers from 70

Grammar – Numbers, prepositions of place, second group verbs, verb ‘to do’

Speech acts – Speaking on the phone                                                                              

 

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:5
Visual text
 

A French movie

Text Books And Reference Books:

1. Cocton, Marie-Noelle. Génération A1. Paris : Didier, 2016 

      2.  De Lafontaine, Jean. Les Fables de la Fontaine.

           Paris, 1668

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

French websites like Bonjour de France, Fluent U French, Learn French Lab, Point du FLE etc

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Pattern

CIA (Weight)

ESE (Weight)

CIA 1 – Assignments / Letter writing / Film review

10%

 

CIA 2 –Mid Sem Exam

25%

 

CIA 3 – Quiz / Role Play / Theatre / Creative projects 

10%

 

Attendance

05%

 

End Sem Exam

 

50%

Total

50%

50%

HIN121 - HINDI (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description

The detailed text book “Samakaleen Hindi Kavitha” edited by Dr.N Mohanan is an anthology of contemporary Hindi Poems written by representative poets of Hindi Literature. From the medieval poetry ' Kabir Ke Dohe and Sur ke pad 'is also included.  The poets reflect on the social, cultural and political issues which are prevalent in our society since the medieval period. Hindusthani sangeeth-parampara eva kalakar is one of the module. Since translation is a significant area in language and literature, emphasis is being given on it in the syllabus.Bharath ki pramukh sanskruthik kalayein  Yakshagana,Kathakali,Ram Leela,Krishna Leela etc. included in the syllabus to enrich cultural values among students.

Course Objectves: 

Students will be exposed to read, analyse and appreciate poems by learning poetry. Through translation, students will be able to develop translation skills while translating from other language articles. Students will be able to analyses critically the different cultural art forms by learning about the Famous cultural art forms of India.

Learning Outcome

 

At the end of the course, the student will be able to:

 

CO1: Improve their writing skill in literary Hindi by doing asynchronous session assignments.

 

●    CO2: Improve their analytical skills through critical analysis of the poems.

 

●    CO3: To appreciate the different aspects of Hindustani music.

 

●    CO4: To improve their basic research skills through creative and research oriented CIAs.

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:15
Samakaleen Hindi Kavitha (Collection of contemporary Hindi Poems),Kabir Ke Dohe and Sur Ke Pad.
 

’  Samakaleen Hindi Kavitha (Collection ofcontemporary Poems)  Edited By: Mahendra Kulashreshta Rajpal and Son’s, New Delhi

 

Level of knowledge: Analytical

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Translation-Theory and Practice
 

                                                                                            

                                      

                                          

                                           

         

Translation-Practice                English to Hindi and vice- versa.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Bharath ki pramukh sanskruthic kalayen-
 

Ramleela,Krishnaleela,Yakshagaana,kathakali.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:10
Hindusthani Sangeeth-parampara evam pramukh kalakar
 

Utbhav,Vikas aur paramparaein

Pramukh Sangeethkar-1.Bhimsen Joshi 2.Gulam Ali 3.Pandit Ravishankar 4. Bismillah Khan.

Text Books And Reference Books:

  1. 'Samakaleen Hindi Kavitha’ (Collection of Poems) Edited By: Dr.N Mohanan,  Rajpal and Son’s,New Delhi.
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1. A Hand Book of Translation Studies         By: Das Bijay Kumar.               

2. Saral Subodh Hindi Vyakaran,                 By: Motilal Chaturvedi. Vinod pustak mandir, Agra-2

3. Anuvad Evam Sanchar –                         Dr Pooranchand Tantan, Rajpal and Son’s, Kashmiri

4. Anuvad Vignan                                       By: Bholanath Tiwar

5. Anuvad Kala                                           By: N.E Vishwanath Iyer.

                                                                 

Evaluation Pattern

CIA-1(Digital learning-Editing of Hindi article in Hindi Wikipedia )-20 marks

CIA-2(Mid semester examination)-50 marks

CIA-3(Digital learning-article creation in Hindi Wikipedia)-20 marks

End sem examination-50 marks

KAN121 - KANNADA (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:03

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Selections from Old Kannada, Medieval Kannada and Modern Kannada Literature are introduced for I Semester BA/ BSc. courses in the syllabus. This will enrich the students' Language and Communication skills, and also their critical and analytical skills.  This will help them to enhance their social sensitivity.  The rhythm of poetry helps the students to acquire natural speech rhythm.

Learning Outcome

  • Initiates to compose a lyrical poem
  • Understands and appreciates poetry as literary art form.
  • Develops analytical and critical bent of mind to compare and analyse the various literature they read and discuss in class.
  • Develops a more humane and service oriented approach to all forms of life around them.
  • Develop awareness about the Kannada Language, Literature and Culture
  • Ability to communicate effectively in speech and in writing.
  • Ability to use better language to communicate effectively

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:15
Old , Medieval and Modern Kannada Literature
 

1. Raghavanka- Harishchandra Kavya. Selected chapter( Purada Punyam Purusha Roopinde Pooguthide) 

2. Vachanas- Devara Dasimayya, Basavanna, Akkamahadevi, Aydakki Lakkamma, Gajesha Masanaiah.

    Keerthanegalu: Purandaradasa, Kanakadasa

3. Modern Kannada poetry: Mumbai Jataka- Dr. G.S. Shivarudrappa, Kari Heggadeya Magalu- B.M.Sri 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Prose- Selected Short Stories
 

1. Dheera Kumara- A Folk tale

2. Mandannana Marriage- (An episode in Novel Karvalo) K. P. Poornachandra Tejaswi

3. Gili Kathe-(Translation) -  Ravindranath Tagore

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Kannada Grammar
 

1. Differences in Prounounciation ( L-l) (A-H) 

2. Change of meanings

3. Translation: English to Kannada 

 

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:10
Folk Art forms of Karnataka
 

1.Folk Art forms of Karnataka

1. Dollu Kunitha

2.Pooja Kunitha

3.Goravara Kunita

4. Patada Kunitha 

Text Books And Reference Books:

       1. Adipurana- Pampa (Selected Episode) 

       2. Yashodhara Charite- Janna (Selected Episode) 

       3. Harishchandra Kavya- Raghavanka (Selected Episode) 

       4. Shree Sahitya- B M Shreekantaiah

       5. Janapada Kathegalu- Jee sham paramashivaiah

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1. Pampa Ondu Adhyayana- G S Shivarudrappa

2. Vachana Chandrike- L Basavaraju

3. Purandara Sahitya Darshana- S K Ramachandra Rao

4. Kanakadasa- Basrur Subba Rao

5. Samagra Kannada Sahitya Charithre- Ed. G.S Shivarudrappa

 

 

Evaluation Pattern

CIA-1 Written Assignments- 20 Marks

CIA-2 Mid Semsester Examination- 50 Marks

CIA-3 Translation Assignment- English to Kannada -20 Marks

Attendance -05 Marks

End Semester Examination- 50 Marks

PSY131 - BASIC PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES - I (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:75
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:5

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This course is an introduction to the study of basic psychological processes offered to the first-semester undergraduate students of psychology. It is an introductory paper that gives an understanding of the field of psychology, scope, and multiple perspectives and disciplines that provide a holistic picture of human behaviour. Students will learn the key concepts, classic examples, and modern and practical applications of fundamental psychological theories, methods, and tools. Emphasis is on the basic psychological processes of personality, learning, consciousness, motivation and emotion. This course allows them to learn the basics and demonstrate the skills that a student needs to move on to the more specific and in-depth psychology courses that follow. This course will help the learner to learn about

  • The world of Psychology with a brief historical sketch of the science of psychology, multiple perspectives and recent trends in the field.
  • The biological basis of behaiour
  • The fundamental processes underlying human behaviour such as learning, motivation, emotion, personality
  • Ethics in studying human behaviour and using them in academic assignments. Students will have an opportunity to develop skills such as writing, making presentations and using technology for academic purposes and teamwork.

Learning Outcome

By the end of the course the learner will be able to:

  1. Explain psychological concepts, including fundamental concepts, principles, theoretical perspectives, overarching themes, and arguments from across a range of psychology content domains like learning, personality, motivation, emotion and consciousness to various situations and contexts.
  2. Critically evaluate the different schools of thought in psychology
  3. Define the basic biological process that influence behaviour
  4. Analyse methods of scientific inquiry, evidence-based thinking, and critical thinking skills to psychological phenomena and examples of psychological science
  5. Write assignments and make presentations demonstrating basic knowledge of APA (American Psychological Association) style.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:15
History and Schools of Thought
 

In this unit, we will examine the history of Western psychological theorizing from its beginnings in ancient Greece, through to the schools and perspectives of psychology including Structuralism, Functionalism, Psychodynamic, Biological, Behavioristic, Gestalt, Cognitive, Cross-cultural, Humanistic and Evolutionary. The aim is both to build a familiarity with psychology’s intellectual origins and to foster an awareness of its many false steps, dead-ends, and alternative pathways to gain a better appreciation of the social, cultural, and, above all, psychological influences on the theorizing of psychologists. Students will be able to define psychology and understand what psychologists do and identify the major fields of study and theoretical perspectives within psychology and know their similarities and differences. In the end, students will be ale to gain a better appreciation of why contemporary psychology takes the shape it does, describe the evolution of psychology and the major pioneers in the field, identify the various approaches, fields, and subfields of psychology along with their major concepts and important figures and describe the value of psychology and possible careers paths for those who study psychology

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:15
Biological basis of behaviour
 

Explain the biological perspective of psychology as it applies to the role of the nervous system and endocrine system in regard to behaviour and mental processes. Identify and describe the important structures of these systems. It is an introductory survey of the relationship between human behaviour and brain function. Discuss the interaction between biological factors and experience, methods and issues related to biological advances, develop an understanding of the influence of behaviour, cognition, and the environment on the bodily systems, and develop an appreciation of the neurobiological basis of psychological function and dysfunction. 

Laboratory Demonstration: Biofeedback/ EEG/ Eye-tracking

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:15
Learning
 
This unit introduces students to the principles of learning and how those principles can be used to modify human behaviour. Explain the behavioural perspective of psychology and relate classical and operant conditioning concepts to student-generated scenarios. The course emphasizes the application of learning theories and principles. Topics include reinforcement, extinction, punishment, schedules of reinforcement, stimulus discrimination, prompting and fading, stimulus-response chaining, generalization, modelling, rule-governed behaviour, problem-solving, latent learning, observational learning, insight learning, concept learning, general case instruction, and stimulus equivalence.  
 
Laboratory Demonstration: Trial and Error learning, Habit Interference, Maze Learning 
Unit-4
Teaching Hours:15
Personality
 

This unit is an introduction to the psychological study of human personality, broadly speaking and more specifically in terms of how we may understand individual differences in personality and the personalities of individual persons. Personality psychologists use empirical methods of behavioural and clinical science to understand people in biological, social, and cultural contexts. Students will learn the strengths and weaknesses of the major personality theories, as well as how to assess, research and apply these theories. As much as possible, application to real-life situations will be discussed. Students would be able to identify the various perspectives that are common in the area of personality psychology and critically evaluate each in terms of its explanatory and predictive power, discuss theories and perspectives of personality development: psychoanalytic, humanistic, trait, and social-cognitive, understand classic and current empirical measurement tools and approaches to investigation for personality assessment in psychological and clinical science and develop an understanding of the concept of individual differences with the goal to promote self-reflection and understanding of self and others.

 Laboratory Demonstration: Sentence completion test, NEO-PI, Type A/B

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:15
Motivation and Emotion
 

The unit will explain how behaviour is energized and directed by the complex mixture of motives and emotions and describe the various theories that have been developed to explain motivation and emotion. Unit aims to explain motivation, how it is influenced, and major theories about motivation. We will describe hunger and eating in relation to motivation, obesity, anorexia, and bulimia; sexual behaviour and research about sexuality; and explain theories of emotion and how we express and recognise emotion

Laboratory Demonstration: Level of motivation, Achievement motivation, 

Text Books And Reference Books:

 Weiten, W. (2014). Psychology: Themes and Variations (Briefer Version, 9th edition). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

King, L. A. (2010). Experience Psychology. McGraw-Hill.

Gazzaniga, Heatherton, Halpern (2015). Psychological Science, 5th Edition, Norton.

Feldman.S.R.(2009).Essentials of understanding psychology ( 7th Ed.) Tata Mc Graw Hill.

Evaluation Pattern

 CIA (CONTINUOUS INTERNAL ASSESSMENT)    

  •  CIA I –Written Assignment /Individual Assignment  - Total Marks 20     
  •  CIA II – Mid Semester Examination                        - Total marks 50                          
  •  CIA III –Activity-based Assignment                        - Total marks 20
  •   CIA I + II + III                                                      = 90 /100 = 45/50 
  •   Attendance                                                            = 5 marks 
  •  Total                                                                      = 100 = 50 

End Semester Examination : Total Marks=100=50

Question paper pattern

  •  Section A        Brief, concepts, definitions, applications               2 marks x 10 = 20
  •  Section B         Short Answers: Conceptual/Application                5 marks x 4   = 20
  •  Section C        Essay Type: Descriptive/Conceptual                       15 marks x 3 = 45
  •  Section D        Compulsory: Case Study (Application)                    15 X 1           = 15

SAN121 - SANSKRIT (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Janakiharana of Kumaradasa is the first Sanskrit mahakavya, so far as the extant literature goes, to deal solely with the whole of the Ramayana story. Its further interest is that it was produced in Ceylon, showing thereby the wider world over which Sanskrit had its sway. After manuscripts of the full text of the poem in twenty cantos had to come to light in South India, what is now presented was the first systematc and critical study to be undertaken to the author and the text and its position vis-a-vis other Mahakavyas. In addition to the above study and the critical edition of the cantos which were at that time unpublished the examination of the large number of extra-verses found in some MSS of the text and showing them as interpolations.

Learning Outcome

To develop linguistic skills

To develop communication skills

To analyse and appreciate the poem and literature

To acquaint the students with the linguistic features, aesthetic sense and other specific key features of famous Sanskrit poetry.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:42
Janaki Haranam
 

Selected shlokas 1-60 shlokas

Kumāradāsa is the author of a Sanskrit Mahākāvya called the Jānakī-haraṇa or Jānakī’s abduction. Jānakī is another name of Sita, wife of Rama. Sita was abducted by Ravana when she along with Rama, exiled from his kingdom, and Lakshmana was living in a forest which incident is taken from Ramayana ('Rama’s Journey'), the great Hindu epic written by Valmiki.

The Sinhalese translation of his work, Jānakī-haraṇa, gave credence to the belief that Kumāradāsa was King Kumāradhātusena (513-522 A.D.) of Sri Lanka but scholars do not make any such identification even though the poet at the end of his poem says that his father, Mānita, a commander of the rearguard of the Sinhalese King Kumāramaṇi, died in battle on the day he was born and that his maternal uncles, Megha and Agrabodhi, brought him up. Rajasekhara, who lived around 900 A.D., in his Kāvyamīmāmsā refers to the poet as born blind - मेधाविरुद्रकुमारदासादयः जात्यन्धाः. There is also a tradition that this poem was written by Kalidasa. Kumāradāsa came after Kalidasa and lived around 500 A.D., later than Bhāravi but before Māgha. While writing Jānakī-haraṇa, he certainly had before him Raghuvaṃśa of Kalidasa.[1] 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:42
Grammar
 

 

Sandhis and lakaras          

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:3
grammar
 

Samasa prakaranam

Text Books And Reference Books:

Books for References: -

1)      Janakiharanam of Kumaradasa edited by  C K Swaminathan

2)      Janakiharanam edited by G.R. Nandargikar

3)      Sanskrit Grammar Translation from English to Sanskrit by M.R. Kale

Sanskrit Grammar Kannada version by Satish Hegde.                                   

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Ramayana of Valmiki

Champu Ramayana of Bhoja 

Evaluation Pattern

 

 

CIA 1 Wikipedia assignments

 

CIA 2 Mid semester examinations

 

CIA 3 Wikipedia assignments

 

TAM121 - TAMIL (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Poems of Bharatiyar and Bharatidasan and poems by women poets with feminine sensibilities  will initiate the students into the modern period with all its complexities. The short stories by Ambai offers a matured vision of life through a varied characters and situatins. A new concept, Cultural Studies, will take the students beyond prescribed syllabus to include music, theatre, painting and films out of whcih the art form of music is taken up for the first semester.

Learning Outcome

To make the students experience the impact made by Bharathiyar and Bharathidasan during the 20th century and to bring them to the realities of 21st century. They will also learn, on their own, about the nuances of music and a unique aesthetic experience it offers 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Modern Poetry- Bharathiyar
 

1. Kannan yen sevagan

2. Kannan yen kozhandhai

3. Kannan yen vilayatu pillai

4. Kannan yen kadhalan

5. Kannan yen kadhali

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Bharathi dasan
 

1. Kadal

2. Kundram

3. Nyaairu

4. Aal

5. Chittrur

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Contemporary Cultural Issues
 

Prose including reference to contemporary literary issues

1. Oru karupu silanthi udan oru iravu- Ambai

Cultural studies, Indian festivals

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:10
Penniya kavithaigal
 

1.Ottadai -Thamarai

2. Kapinaani thozhudhal- Ponmani vairamutu

3. Yendhan tozha- Subhathra

4. Kadal konda pen puram- Andal priya dharshini

5. Pen- P. Kalpana '

 

 

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:2
Grammer- Language skills
 

Pira mozhi chorkal

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:3
Common topic
 

Isai

Text Books And Reference Books:

 

Malliga, R et al (ed).Thamilppathirattu I.Bangalore: Prasaranga,2011

     ‘Oru Karuppuchilanthiyudan Or Iravu’ by Ambai,

 

      published by Kalachuvadu Publications, Nagercoil, 2014

 

 

 

 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

 Varadarajan, Mu.  Thamil Ilakkia Varalaru . New Delhi:Sahitya Akademi, 2008

 Sivathambi, Ka.Thamil Sirukathaiyin Thorramum Valarchiyum.Coimbatore: NCBH, 2009

 Ragunathan,C.Bharathi: Kalamum Karuthum, Chennai:NCBH, 1971

 

Ramakrishnan S 100 Sirantha Sirukathaigal, Chennai: Discovery Books, 2013

 

Evaluation Pattern

With a total of 100 marks, 50 marks will come from Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA) and the remaining 50 marks will come from end semester exanination. While the end semester examination will be fully theory based the CIA will consist of Wikipedia entries, assignments, theatre production, book review and other activities

TES131 - INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 
  • Analyze and interpret texts from the viewpoint of a theatre production
  • Plan, research and present individual and group projects
  •  Understand the basic production processes 

 

 

 

Learning Outcome

  •       The ability to understand play texts in relation to dramatic concepts and historical and cultural background
  •       The ability to respond to and transform a dramatic text into a performance
  •        The ability to perform a dramatic role or create a dramatic sequence in a particular way that conveys understanding of the playwright’s ideas and awareness of audience
  •         The ability to understand, interpret and translate a dramatic idea/vision into a design concept 

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:20
History of Theatre: From the Greeks to 1875
 

Origins of drama, from Storytelling to Rituals, Greek and Roman festivals, Greek tragedy and Aristotle’s Poetics, Hubris, Nemesis, Hamartia, Catharsis, Eight elements of a play, Fabula Palliata, Old, Middle, New Comedy, Farce, Pantomime, Spectacle and Spectator sports, Circuses, Amphitheatres,  Horace- Ars Poetica, Unities of Time, Place and Action, Christianity and Theatre, Mumming, Carnival, Tournaments, Christian Religious Dramas, Guilds and secular entertainers, Dancing and disguise, Minstrels and Interludes, Pageants, Commedia Erudita,

 

Satyr Play, Machinery and stage lighting, Court festivals and Opera Seria, Commedia Dell’Arte, Caroline Court Dramas, Sentiment Vs Satire dramas, The licensing Act of 1737 and its consequences, Theatre in the North American Colonies, David Garrick and his contributions, Opera and Ballet, Schiller and Goethe and their contributions

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Theatre of the Nineteenth Century
 

Industrial revolution and its impact on theatre, Spectacle and Melodrama, American contribution to melodrama, Gold rush and melodramatic ‘Western’ theatre, Grand and Comic Opera, Romantic Ballet, Serious Drama, Ibsen, GB Shaw, Chekov, Theatre and Early Cinema, Managerial Syndicates- Show Business, Variety and Vaudeville, Avant- garde players- Antoine, Brahm, JT Grein, Stanislavsky, Abbey Theatre in Dublin

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Theatre of the Twentieth Century
 

Two World Wars and its aftermath, Expressionist drama and theatre, Brecht, Surrealism, Pirandello, Eugene O’ Neil, Symbolism and Poetic Drama, The Explosive Sixties, The Calmer Seventies, Jean Genet, Arthur Miller, Marat/ Sade, Antonin Artaud, Theatre of Cruelty, Theatre of the Absurd, Alternative Theatre, Feminist Theatre                          

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:5
Introduction to Shakespearean Theatre
 

Innovations in Plot, Character, Scenes, Time, Tragicomedy, Historical, Romances, Costumes, Themes, Theatrical spaces and the use of Zeitgeist

Text Books And Reference Books:

1.      Balme, Christopher B. Cambridge Introduction to Theatre Studies. New York: Cambridge     University Press, 2010. Print.

2.      Brandt, George W. Modern Theories of Drama: A Selection of Writings on Drama and Theatre 1850-1990. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Print.

3.      Chambers, Colin. The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre.  London: Continuum, 2002. Print.

4.      Dillon, Janette. Cambridge Introduction to Early English Theatre.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Print.

5.      Dillon, Janette. The Cambridge Introduction to Early English Theatre. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Print. 

6.      Elam, Keir. Semiotics of Theatre and Drama. 2007. Print.

7.      Meyer-Dinkgrafe, Daniel. Who`s Who in Contemporary World Theatre. 2002. Print.

8.      Postlewait, Thomas. Cambridge Introduction to Theatre Historiography.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. Print.

9.      Powell, Kerry. Cambridge Companion to Victorian and Edwardian Theatre. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Print.

 

10.  Shepherd, Simon. The Cambridge Introduction to Modern British Theatre. New York:         Cambridge University Press, 2009. Print.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
  1. Oedipus Rex- Full text
  2. Everyman- Full text
  3. Dr. Faustus- Full text
  4. Volpone, the Fox
  5. Lady Windermere’s Fan
  6. Cathleen Ni’ Houlihaan
  7. Murder in the Cathedral
  8. Vagina Monologues
Evaluation Pattern

CIA I:

 

20 Marks

 Theory (Presentation)                         Practical (Class Room Performance)

Early Semester

CIA II: 

 

50 Marks

Theory (Presentation)                         Practical (Class Room Performance)

Mid Semester

CIA III:

 

20 Marks

Theory (Presentation)                         Practical (Class Room Performance)

Before End Semester

 

Attendance

10 Marks

 

 

 

                                                           

 

End Semester Exam: 5x10= 50. 10 Questions are to be given 

TES151 - INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:75
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This course aims at giving insights into the structure of plays.

Orientation on Theatre Elements and Digital tools.

 

Learning Outcome

  • An understanding of theatre-performance place and space
  • Ability to write, enact and produce simple plays

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:45
Introduction to Aspects of Theatre
 

 

Acting, Directing, lighting, Costume, Setting, Makeup, sound playwriting and Prompting, Theatre spaces- amphitheatre, proscenium, Theatre in the round 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:30
Design Technology for Theatre
 

Photography, Photoshop, Coral Draw, Canva, PPT, Word for poster making, Newsletter and Tile printing

Text Books And Reference Books:

 

Technical Theatre: A Practical Introduction 1st Edition by Christine A. White  Hodder Education Publishers; 1edition, 2001

 

Technical Theater for Nontechnical People, 2nd Edition Paperback by Drew CampbellAllworth; 2nd edition,2004

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

 

Technical Theatre: A Practical Introduction 1st Edition by Christine A. White  Hodder Education Publishers; 1edition, 2001
Evaluation Pattern

Practical performance and Poster/Brochure exhibition will be the End Semester Examination

AEN221 - ADDITIONAL ENGLISH (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The second semester has a variety of writing from India, Pakistan and Srilanka. The various essays, short stories and poems deal with various socio-economic, cultural and political issues that are relevant to modern day India and the Indian sub-continent and will enable students to comprehend issues of identity-politics, caste, religion, class, and gender. All of the selections either in the manner of their writing, the themes they deal with or the ideologies that govern them are contemporary in relevance and sensibility, whether written by contemporary writers or earlier writers. Excerpts from interviews, autobiographical writings, sports and city narratives are added to this section to introduce students to the varied genres of literature.

The objectives of this course are

to expose students to the rich literary and cultural diversity of  Indian literatures

to sensitise students on the social, political, historical and cultural ethos that has shaped the nation- INDIA

to enable to grasp and appreciate the variety and abundance of Indian writing, of which this compilation is just a passing glance

 

to learn and appreciate India through association of ideas in the texts and the external contexts (BhashaUtsav will be an intrinsic help in this endeavour)

 

Learning Outcome

The students will become

more aware culturally, ethically, socially and politically as citizens

the course will sensitize students towards cultural, social, religious and ethnic diversities and help them engage with their peers and all around them in a more understanding and ‘educated’ manner.

it will also enable them through the activities conducted to become more proactive citizens/participants in society.

aware of the dynamics of gender, identity, communalism and politics of this vast nation through its literature.

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Poetry
 

1.      Jayanta Mahapatra    “Grandfather”

 

2.      Meena Alexander    “Rites of Sense”

 

3.      K.Satchidanandan      “Cactus”

 

4.      Jean Arasanayagam   “Nallur”

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:15
Short Stories
 

1.      Temsula Ao             “The Journey”

 

2.      A. K Ramanujan       “Annaya’s Anthropology”

 

3.      Sundara Ramswamy   “Waves”

 

4.      Ashfaq Ahmed            “Mohsin Mohalla”

 

5.      T.S Pillai                      “In the Floods”

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:20
Essays
 

1.      Salman Rushdie        “Gandhi Now”

 

2.      Amartya Sen             “Sharing the World”

 

3.      Suketu Mehta            “Country of the No”

 

4.      Rahul Bhattacharya     “Pundits From Pakistan” (An Excerpt)

Text Books And Reference Books:

The textbook "Reading Diversity"

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Online references for Comprehension Questions in the textbook

Evaluation Pattern

Evaluation Pattern

CIA 1: Classroom assignment/test for 20 marks keeping in tune with the course objectives and learning outcomes.

CIA 2: Mid-semester written exam for 50 marks

CIA 3: Collage, tableaus, skits, talk shows, documentaries, Quizzes or any proactive            creative assignments that might help students engage with India as a cultural space. This is to be done keeping in tune with the course objectives and learning outcomes.


Question Paper Pattern        

Mid Semester Exam: 2 Hrs

Section A: 4x5= 20

Section B: 2x15=30

Total                  50

End Semester Exam: 2 hrs

Section A: 5 x 5 = 25

Section B: 5 x 15= 75

Total                   100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENG223 - WRITING SKILLS (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The ‘Writing Skills’ course introduces the students of Theatre and Music to the various forms of writings in a workplace.  Communication in a workplace depends on clear, effective written words. It emphasizes the importance of writing at work; helps the students to observe, to think, to plan, to organize and to communicate. 

Learning Outcome

      To develop connection between reading, thinking and writing

      To use writing as a way to explore an idea, concept

      To develop the ability to read their own writing critically

      To make the students conversant with conventions of writing that clarify and

      enhance meaning   

      To compose variety of correspondence for specific purposes

      To write clearly, persuasively, ethically and to a deadline

      To use current available technology to streamline and maximize the effectiveness     

of written and verbal reports and to facilitate research

      To find and organize material appropriate to audience, purpose, and situation

      To develop clear, complete, and accurate written and spoken messages

      To recognize communication barriers and how to remove them

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:7
Rhetoric of Writing
 

a.   Writer

b.   Purpose

c.   Audience

d.   Tone

e.   Context 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
The Writing Process
 

1.  The different kinds of Essays

a. Planning

b. Drafting

c. Revising

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Research
 
  1. The Purpose of Research

a.     Basic Skills of Researching

b.     Collecting Information from People

c.     Collecting Published Information

d.     Designing Pages

e.     Design for Readers

f.      Elements of Page Design

 Basic Design Guidelines

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:3
Documentation
 
  1. MLA style, APA style, Chicago Manual Style
Unit-5
Teaching Hours:5
Using Visual Aid
 
  1. Creating and Discussing Visual Aids
  2. Using: Tables; Line graphs; Bar graphs; Pie charts; Flow charts
  3. Using illustrations: Photographs; Drawings; Guidelines
Unit-6
Teaching Hours:5
Reports and Proposals
 
  1. Memorandums
  2.  Informal Reports -

a.     IMRD Reports

b.      Progress Reports

c.     Formal Reports

d.     Recommendation Reports

e.     Feasibility Reports

f.       Oral Reports

  1.  Proposals
Text Books And Reference Books:

Will be provided by the course instructor

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Will be provided by the course instructor

Evaluation Pattern

CIA 1: 20

CIA 2: 50

CIA 3: 20

ESE: 50

Assessment pattern:

 

Attendance

 

CIA (Weight)

ESE (Weight)

10%

40%

50 %

EST231 - BRITISH LITERATURE: LATE VICTORIAN TO THE PRESENT (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:75
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description:

This course will build on the previous course and continue the objectives of the previous course. The completion of this course should provide sufficientground to introduce literary theory in their fourth semester and postcolonial studies in the later semesters.

 

Course Objectives

 

  • To introduce  students to the socio-political, religious, cultural, and linguistic aspects of the UK through English literary texts
  • To help students understand texts as products of a historical, political and cultural processes
  • To enable students to identify different forms, genres and subgenres in literature
  • To sensitize students to human values through an exposure to socio-historical concerns of subjectivity, identity, community and nationhood.
  • To sharpen critical appreciation and analytical writing skills through an introduction to models of literary criticism

Learning Outcome

Awareness of the production, dissemination and reception of literary material in England across different eras and the contemporary debates and trends they stimulate and cognizance of classical forms, genres and styles of literature

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:30
Middle, Late Victorian Age and After
 

Darwin and the publication of Origin of Species, Victorian morality, utilitarianism, working class struggles, realism, naturalism, neorealism, Marxism 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:25
Early Twentieth Century
 

Modernism, The World Wars, The Boer war, Russian revolution, Surrealism, Cubism, Expressionism

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:20
Late Twentieth Century to the Present Day
 

British Beat Generation, Performance Poetry, Postmodernism, Diaspora, Multiculturalism, Hybridity

 

 

Text Books And Reference Books:

Alfred Lord Tennyson: “Ulysses”

Robert Browning: “Porphyria’s Lover”

Gerald Manley Hopkins: “TheWindhover”

Charles Dickens: Great Expectations/David Copperfield/Tale of Two Cities

Bernard Shaw: Pygmalion

W B Yeats: “Easter 1916”

T.S. Eliot: “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

James Joyce: “The Dead”

Katherine Mansfield: “A Cup of Tea”

 Harold Pinter: The Birthday Party

Adrien Mitchell: “The Question”

Ted Hughes: “Hawk Roosting”

Benjamin Zephaniah: “Dis Poetry”

Neil Gaiman: Coraline

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Abrams, M.H. A Glossary of Literary Terms. 8th Ed. New York: Wardworth, 2005. Print.

Corcoran, Neil. The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-CenturyEnglish Poetry. Cambridge: CUP, 2007. Print

Davis, Alex, and Lee M Jenkins. The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Poetry. Cambridge: CUP, 2007. Print

Ferguson, Margaret, Mary Jo Salter and Jon Stallworthy. Eds. The Norton Anthology of Poetry. 4th Ed. New York: WW Norton, 1996. Print

Gupta, Ambika Sen. Selected College Poems. Rpt. Hyderabad: Orient Longman,1999. Print

The Cambridge Companion to Narrative. Cambridge: CUP, 2007.Print.

John, Eileen, and Dominic McIver Lopes. Philosophy of Literature: Contemporary and Classic Readings. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. Print

Kaplan, Fred, and Monod, Sylvere. Hard Times. New York: WW Norton, 2002. Print

Sampson, George. The Concise Cambridge History of English Literature, 3rd Ed. Cambridge: CUP, 2005. Print

 

 Ramarao, Vimala,. Ed. Explorations. Vol II. Bangalore: Prasaranga, Bangalore. Print

Evaluation Pattern

CIA I

 

1. A class test / presentation / exhibition/ performance based on the texts prescribed

 

CIA III

 

       1. A moodle test on the play / short stories/ age

 

These are a few suggested CIAs. However, during the course of teaching, there could be other suggestions, and CIAs could be slightly modified based on class dynamics and calibre of students.

 

Selected Texts chosen to be taught may be revised / used as extended reading which may be tested in CIA 1, 2 or 3.

 

Mid Semester Examination CIA II: 2 hrs

 

Section A: Short Notes – 5x3 marks= 15 (5 questions out of 7)

Section B: Essay Questions – 2x10 marks = 20 (2 questions out of 3)

Section C: Long Essay Questions – 1x15 marks = 15 (1 question out of 2)

 

Total: 50 Marks

 

End Semester Examination Pattern

 

Section A: Short Notes – 10x3 marks = 30 (10 questions out of12)

Section B: Essay Questions – 4x10 marks = 40 (4 questions out of 6)

Section C: Long Essay Questions – 2x15 marks = 30 (2 questions out of 4)

 

Total: 100 Marks

 

Notes:

 

  1. For all texts Norton Editions are to be treated as the official prescribed editions.
  2. For critical material The Cambridge Companion Series of CUP, Case Book Series of Macmillan and Palgrave, and Norton series of WW Norton are officially prescribed.

FRN221 - FRENCH (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

French as a second language in the UG program. The method Génération A1 consists of a student's book and an activity book, both included in the digital manual. It consists of 6 units preceded by an initial section of 'Welcome'. The structure of each unit marks a real learning journey.

 

Course Objectives

·       To develop linguistic competencies and sharpen oral and written communicative skills

·       To familiarize learners to certain aspects of francophone civilization.

·       To enable learners to engage in simple everyday situations

Learning Outcome

Enhancement of linguistic competencies and sharpening of written and oral communicative skills. Being aware of francophone civilization. Ability to engage in simple conversations in French.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Culture: A country of vacation
 

Dossier 4- Culture: A country of vacation

 

Lesson 1: Hobbies

Lexicon – Hobbies, daily activities, matter

Grammar – Interrogative adjectives, ordinal numbers, time, direct object personal pronouns

Speech acts – Speaking about tastes and preferences

 

   
 

Lesson 2: The routine

Lexicon – Weather and time, frequency

Grammar – Pronominal verbs, first group verbs, verb ‘to take’

Speech acts – Describing one’s day

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:5
Poem
 

1. Demain dès l'aube (Tomorrow from dawn)- Victor Hugo

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
I discover
 

Dossier 5 - I discover

Lesson 1: Where to shop?

Lexicon – Food, quantity, trade and traders

Grammar – Partitive articles, pronouns of quantity, very or very much

Speech acts – At the restaurant -ordering and commenting

   
 

Lesson 2: Discover and Taste

Lexicon – To ask and say the price, services, modes of payment

Grammar – It is/ He is, imperative tense, it is necessary, verbs ‘to owe’, ‘to be able,

                  ‘to know’, ‘to wish/want’

Speech acts -Inviting and responding to an invitation

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:5
Poem
 

 

2. Le Lac (The Lake) - Alphonse de Lamartine

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:10
Culture: Gourmet Countries
 

Dossier 6- Culture: Gourmet Countries

 

Lesson 1: Everyone is having fun

Lexicon- Outings, situating in time

Grammar – Demonstrative adjectives, formation of the feminine, indefinite pronoun ‘one’

                   Immediate future

Speech acts – Describing an outfit

   
 

Lesson 2: Daily routine of Teenagers

Lexicon – The family, clothes and accessories

Grammar – Simple past tense, first group verbs ending in ‘yer’, verbs ‘to see’ and ‘to go out’

Speech acts – Writing a friendly message                                                                                                         

 

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:5
Revision
 

Revision of grammar and skills

Text Books And Reference Books:

1. Cocton, Marie-Noelle. Génération A1. Paris : Didier, 2016 

2.  De Lafontaine, Jean. Les Fables de la Fontaine. Paris, 1668

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1.     French websites like Bonjour de France, Fluent U French, Learn French Lab, Point du FLE etc.

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Pattern

CIA (Weight)

ESE (Weight)

CIA 1 – Assignments / Letter writing / Film review

10%

 

CIA 2 –Mid Sem Exam

25%

 

CIA 3 – Quiz / Role Play / Theatre / Creative projects 

10%

 

Attendance

05%

 

End Sem Exam

 

50%

Total

50%

50%

HIN221 - HINDI (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

 Course Description:

 

 

The text book ”Samakaleen Kahaniyam is a contemporary socio-political issues based story collection edited by Dr.Vanaja  Published by Rajpal and sons, New Delhi.  In this semester four visual texts/film appreciation and famous four film directors of India from different languages have been incorporated along with conversation writing and practices to improve the spoken skills of the students.

 

 

 

Course Objectives:

 

Students are exposed to the world of Hindi fiction particularly short stories. Film appreciation helps them to improve their writing and analytical skills and know more about the thematic and technical aspects of Cinema.  The module ‘Film Directors’ will inspire students to achieve professionally and personally.  Conversation practice enable them to use the correct form of language by which spoken communication skill will be enhanced.

 

Learning Outcome

By the end of the course the student should be able to:

●    CO1: Improve their writing skill in literary Hindi by doing asynchronous session assignments.

●    CO2: Improve their analytical skills through critical analysis of the short stories.

●    CO3: Understand and appreciate the thematic and technical aspects of Hindi movies through visual text.

●    CO4: Enhance the basic research skills through CIAs.

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:15
Samakaleen Kahaniyam
 

The text book “  Samakaleen Kahaniyam    ” is a story collection edited by Dr. Vanaja from contemporary writers of Hindi Literature.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:15
Film Studies
 

  • Movie review-Theesari Kasam, English-Vinglish,Dangal and Ankur.                                           ,
  • Bharathiya cenema ke vikhyath kalakar-Satyajit Roy,Girish Kasaravalli,Shyam Benegal and Adoor Gopalakrishnan.                                             

Level of knowledge: Conceptual

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:15
Conversation Writing