Course title in Estonian
Hääl õpetaja töös
Course title in English
Usage of Voice in Teaching
approximate amount of contact lessons
lecturer of 2019/2020 Autumn semester
Vaike Kiik-Salupere (eesti keel) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2019/2020 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Provide opportunities for acquiring basic knowledge in voice production and healthy voice usage. To create opportunities to achieve sustainable knowledge and skills of the healthy speaking voice.
Brief description of the course
Lectures and seminars deal with the use of the principles of a healthy voice. The student learns and acquires the basics of vocal physiology and the principles of the vocal apparatus and voice direction (correct posture, breathing, coupling breath technique with voice use of resonators, clear enunciation). Basic knowledge about factors detrimental to voice. Insight into the principles of voice training. The voice in different ages. Voice and performance, and coping with performance anxiety. Vocal exercises and diction exercises for the development of carrying power of voice and sustainable use of voice.
Maximum number of participants 20.
Diction exercises, voice exercises, breathing exercises.
Learning outcomes in the course
The student is familiar with the voice apparatus and its functioning principles. Has acquired the basic knowledge and practical skills of healthy voice usage in speech.
The Essay, self-reflection.
To pass, the students has to participate actively in lectures and interactive
seminars and write a written work on schedule.
Vaike Kiik-Salupere, PhD
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