SPCOM/THETR 123: STORYTELLING
Semester Outline - Night Class
Fall 2013

Class Date

Assignment/Exam

Read chapter(s) before class

Aug. 27

Introduction : What is Storytelling

Sept.  3

Discovering Personal stories

Lipman, Intro., Ch. 1 & course packet pg. 4

Sept. 10

Telling Personal Stories

Providing Constructive Feedback

Coaching/Storytelling Triangle/SkyDrive

Sept. 17

PERSONAL STORIES DUE

Sept. 24

PERSONAL STORIES that may be left

Self-Evaluation DUE

Oral Tradition Stories Discussed/Learning Stories by Heart

Test 1 (covers Ch. 1, introduction, & class notes)

Lipman, Ch. 6, 16 & course packet pg. 6-7

Oct.  1

Structure & Meaning/Writing a Telling Guide

Self-Evaluation DUE

Lipman, Chpts. 7-8

Blank Peer Evaluation forms are due by 6pm in my office

Oct.  8

Fantasy Stories/Channeling Anxiety/Imagery Discussion

Test 2 (covers Chpts. 6-8, and class notes)

Packet pgs. 8-9 & Lipman, Chpts. 2-3

Oct. 15

ORAL TRADITION STORIES DUE

Peer Evaluations DUE

Oct. 22

ORAL TRADITION STORIES DUE

Peer & SELF Evaluations DUE

Oct. 29

The Four Tasks/Understanding the Audience

SELF Evaluations DUE

Test 3 (covers Chpts. 2-3, 16, and class notes)

Lipman, Chpts. 11 & 12

Blank Peer Evaluation forms are due by 6pm in my office

Nov.  5

FANTASY STORIES DUE

Peer Evaluations DUE

Nov. 12

FANTASY STORIES DUE

Peer & SELF Evaluations DUE

Nov. 19

Biography Overview & Characterization

Self Evaluation DUE

Test 4 (covers Chpts. 4, 11-12 and class notes)

Course packet pg. 10-11

Blank Peer Evaluation forms are due by 6pm in my office

Nov. 26

BIOGRAPHY STORIES & PEER EVALUATIONS DUE

Outside Performance Papers Due

Dec. 3

BIOGRAPHY STORIES & PEER EVALUATIONS DUE

Dec. 10

Wintertime Tales Storytelling Festival - starts at 6:00- 7:30 pm in the Little Theatre.  Failure to attend this final class session will result in a 10 pt. deduction in your final point total.

 

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