Course: Personality development through dramatic improvisation I

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Course title Personality development through dramatic improvisation I
Course code KPEP/MROK1
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Nota Josef, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Svobodová Eva, Mgr.
Course content
- Introduction to experimental dramatic situation - Discovering of own possibilities in this situation - Feedback in form of videorecords observation - Repeating of experiments - Sharing of written self-reflections

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to introduce student to particular dramatic situation through dialogic action or dramatic improvisation. Student reflects this situation on the basis of feedback from other students - viewers and subsequently also video technique. On this basis, student creates his own view of way of acting. Student observes differences between what he is able to perceive in dramatic situation and image provided by videorecord and feedback in "public solitude". Student learns himself to report through written reflection. He is author of own psychosomatic condition needed for public presentation - acting, teachning.
self-reflection, ability of authentic expression

Assessment methods and criteria

Seminar paper focused on reflection of one's own dramatic experiments . Comparison of one's own attitudes with basic personality theories. Attendance, creation of continuous written self-reflection, own experimental creation, final written self-reflection.
Recommended literature
  • Drapela V.:. Přehled teorií osobnosti, Portál 1997, Praha.
  • Frankl V.:. Vůle ke smyslu, Cesta 1997, Brno.
  • Heidbrink H.:. Psychologie morálního vývoje, Portál 1997, Praha.
  • Huizinga J.:. Homo Ludens, Dauphin 2000, Praha.
  • Jung C.G.:. Člověk a duše, Academia 1992, Praha.
  • Piget J.:. Psychologie dítěte, SPN 1970, Praha.
  • Rogers C.:. Způsob bytí, Portál 1998, Praha.
  • Suda S.:. Dialogické jednání jako kvalitativní výzkum, in Osobnostní herectví, osobnostní učitelství, NAMU, Praha 2010.
  • Vyskočil I.:. Nedivadlo Ivana Vyskočila, Český spisovatel1996, Praha.
  • Vyskočilová E.:. Cvičení z pedagogické praxe, SPN 1981, Praha.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nursery School Teaching (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer